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I have a swollen lymphnode on my lower back it's been there for over 3 months getting bigger I'm not sure what to do?

I have a swollen lymphnode on my lower back it's been there for over 3 months getting bigger  I'm not sure what to do?

This is probably: NOT a lymph node if its "on" your back it sounds more like a sebaceous cyst (plugged sweat gland") This needs to be seen and a definitive Diagnosis made before treatment is advised! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

Sacrum (Definition)

Below the lumbar spine and above the tailbone or coccyx lies the sacrum. The sacrum is part of the spine and interacts with the pelvis ...Read more


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Have a large swollen area on lower back from fall. Been 3 weeks no difference and it feels like burning inside why ?

Have a large swollen area on lower back from fall.  Been 3 weeks no difference and it feels like burning inside  why ?

Hematoma: This could be a hematoma or a collection of blood, that occurred as a result of the fall. Try icing. If it doesn't go away within another week or two, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Fell yesterday on stairs. Between my left butt and lower back is swollen and painful if light pressure is applied. My neck is paining when i move it. ?

Fell yesterday on stairs. Between my left butt and lower back is swollen and painful if light pressure is applied. My neck is paining when i move it. ?

Contusion: The pain in your buttock is most likely a contusion if you are still able to walk. If not, then seek medical attention to see if you have fractured a bone. Both areas should get better with time. ...Read more

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I am having lower back pain right side plus swollen?

I am having lower back pain right side plus swollen?

NEEDS TO BE CHECKED: We don't know what your question is. You have back pain and swollen?What is swollen. Best will be you can take some pain med and make an appointment with your Doctor and have it checked Need a detailed history if any trauma,how long the pain,any radiation etc.And physical exam and may or may not need imging like Xray/MRI/CAT SCAN and other tests if needed ...Read more

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What kind of infection would cause the swollen/painful lymph nodes in lower back?

What kind of infection would cause the swollen/painful lymph nodes in lower back?

Lymph nodes back: hello, which lymph nodes are you speaking about in the lower back? I don' t know of any of clinical significance. thanks ...Read more

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Why is the right side of my belly button swollen? I also have pain in my lower back on my left side

Why is the right side of my belly button swollen? I also have pain in my lower back on my left side

?hernia: You may have a small umbilical hernia especially if you are able to push the swelling back inward. I recommend that you have your physician examine this area and advise you. The back discomfort should not be related and the physician can evaluate the back and left sided abdominal discomfort as well. ...Read more

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My 5yr I old son has 2 red swollen bumps on his lower back..its as if his vertebrae have become inflamed. They are painful when touched. Thanks.

Need to see a doctor: there is a lot of conditions that will cause that. I am concern about the location, and the fact they are red and painful. I strongly recommend that you take him to see a doctor. ...Read more