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What is a lump on your lower back but it doesn't hurt?

What is a lump on your lower back but it doesn't hurt?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Small lump on lower back. Changes size sometimes and have had it for a few years. When going a lot to the bathroom, it bleeds. It doesn't hurt.

Small lump on lower back. Changes size sometimes and have had it for a few years. When going a lot to the bathroom, it bleeds. It doesn't hurt.

Hemorrhoid: It sounds like a hemorrhoid. Please see a doctor for confirmation. Prevent constipation, drink lots of water, place a nice pack. Decrease your spicy food intake. This is a chronic condition that can be managed by lifestyle change and if it gets worse can be surgically removed easily. No stress. ...Read more

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Saturday fell off bike, was okay. Sunday lower back went. Noticed lump around shoulder blade, doesn't hurt. Thur, back improving but lump still there?

Saturday fell off bike, was okay. Sunday lower back went. Noticed lump around shoulder blade, doesn't hurt. Thur, back improving but lump still there?

Few possibilites: Certainly a bruise would take time to fully develop, and even longer to go away. If there is a break in the skin, an infection or some of the road can be in the lump (very doubtful if there was no break in the skin).
Warm compresses help bruises to resolve ...Read more

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I have two small lumps on my lower back one on each side they hurt sometimes and move around when rubbed what could they be? They are very irritating

I have two small lumps on my lower back one on each side they hurt sometimes and move around when rubbed what could they be? They are very irritating

Lipoma: More likely than not they are lipomas or cysts. Unlikely to be cancerous but if they continue to enlarge or become more painful you should consult with your physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a small lump on my lower back left side near spine what could it be? It only hurts when I press on it

I have a small lump on my lower back left side near spine what could it be? It only hurts when I press on it

It could be one of: Several things with a cyst or a small fatty tumor caled a lipoma which touching it may place pressure on underlying tissues or if a cyst that may be inflamed, touching it will hurt. If it bothers you or gets worse or larger, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my lower back, just to the right of my spine. Doesn't hurt about the size of 50 cent piece. 24 female good health. I don't have a pcp.

I have a lump on my lower back, just to the right of my spine. Doesn't hurt about the size of 50 cent piece. 24 female good health. I don't have a pcp.

Lump on the back: The lump you feel most likely is a benign tumor of the fat called a lipoma. It is important to know if it is movable, soft or hard. A hard immovable lump is of concern and could suggest cancer. If it is soft and movable it most likely benign. Also, has it increased in size? If it is increasing in you should be examined ASAP. Some one should check it anyhow at some point. ...Read more

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Have a small lump right side lower back next to my spine. I've had this for a few years. It hurts trying to stand straight have to take my time. Help.

See MD: A lump on the lower back that hurts could be several things. Infection, cyst, tumor. Need in person MD exam and history to diagnose and treat this condition ...Read more

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I'm having pain n my lower left back and there is like a knot/lump that you can press on & moves its causing my lower back to hurt sharp stabbing pain?

Back pain: This is quite a commonly noted issues. The lump you feel could be muscle, lipoma, ossified lipoma, scar (from previous injury), old ossified hematoma, etc... Yes these can be quite painful as they press on underlying normal structures. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on my lower back but it doesn't hurt. It's positioned by my hip. It feels like a golf ball.

I have a hard lump on my lower back but it doesn't hurt. It's positioned by my hip. It feels like a golf ball.

Have this medically: Assessed. Mabye a cyst. Lipoma usually isn't too hard. An abscess would usually be painful. Bottom line is that we can't diagnose this using this format. You need an eval. Take care. ...Read more

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Lower back lump that is as round as a plum, not a complete round ball. Moves. Hurts to move. Not squishy. Harder. What could it be?

Lower back lump that is as round as a plum, not a complete round ball. Moves. Hurts to move. Not squishy. Harder. What could it be?

See below: Sounds like it is potentially an enlarged lymph node. I would be seen and get that evaluated. You probably need an ultrasound. ...Read more

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I have a lump in groin right side hurts to touch and shooting pains in lower back.

Maybe: More than one thing going on. The right groin tender lump may be a hernia & warrants an evaluation with your doctor. The lower back pains may be something else like a muscle or nerve discomfort & likely unrelated to your groin lump. See a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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I found a lump on my lower back more to the side between my rib it hurts me at times specially when I take deep breaths. Is nickel size. Should I worr?

See a doctor: You should have this mass examined by a physician. Although more than likely it is a benign mass, this can only be ascertained during a full physical examination. ...Read more

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Small painful lumps on lower back close to the spine, hurts to walk and feel legs a bit heavy?

Small painful lumps on lower back close to the spine, hurts to walk and feel legs a bit heavy?

Lumps probably not: Related but feel painful as most likely little fat tumors that are common and known as lipomas that when pressed down on put pressure on underlying muscles that are sore. Pain with walking and heaviness in legs suggest a symptom pattern known as claudication that may be vascular or spinal in origin. This whould be evaluated by your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment recommendation. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing a lot of lower back pain and found a lump the size of a golf ball on my lower left back closer to my spine. It hurts to touch so?

Back pain and lump: There are several causes of lower back pain. Was there any injury to your lower back causing a lump? You need to see your physician to get a detailed history and exam findings of your lower back pain and lump. ...Read more

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I found a lump behind my ear. Could is make my lower back hurt? If not, what can it be?

I found a lump behind my ear. Could is make my lower back hurt? If not, what can it be?

Not related: This is not very likely related to back pain. As for what it could be? Without more information, size, appearance, timing, duration, the possibilities include a gamut of things from benign to malignant. Most commonly though a lymph node. ...Read more

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Wat is itif simeone has lumps on lower back each side of spine and back hurts and legs go numb?

Wat is itif simeone has lumps on lower back each side of spine and back hurts and legs go numb?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. The lumps in the back maybe what are called trigger points where the muscle is spasmed. ...Read more

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Lumps in lower back. Lots of small ones, a few get bigger and smaller. Back pain, loss of appetite, nausea, hurts down to my legs, should I be worried?

Lumps in lower back. Lots of small ones, a few get bigger and smaller. Back pain, loss of appetite, nausea, hurts down to my legs, should I be worried?

Get checked: Most likely you have lumbar strain with muscle spasms and it should go away with conservative treatment. I'd still get it checked by your health provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lower back lumps that are super painful?

Infection?: Lumps that are painful could be bacterials infection. See doc for appropriate exam and prescription of oral antibiotics. Once I proved they need to be rechecked for any possible underlying issues. ...Read more

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Long diamond shape lump on lower back?

Eval: Don't know where on the lower back it is. If it is in the area of the gluteal cleft (butt crack) it could be a pilonidal cyst. Cysts can develop on others areas of the back as well as lipomas. Most are more rounded in shape (not angular). Your doctor should be able to help identify the lesion. Take care. ...Read more

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Got a small lump on lower back should I be worrried?

Yes: Depending on what it is could grow larger. Need a photo or consult a doctor for diagnosis.
Possibilities include pimple, cyst, lipoma, carbuncle.
Each possibility is treated differently. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a small lump on my lower back be dangerous?

Different options: Our bodies have a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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I need advice on what to do with this painful lump on my lower back?

I need advice on what to do with this painful lump on my lower back?

Pinched Nerve/Muscle: Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. You should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol (acetaminophen) to help. If this does not resolve you should see your doctor for a full evaluation. If it still does not resolve, I would recommend to see a spine specialist for a full evaluation and testing. You may need to get an MRI to see inside the spine. ...Read more

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What is a hard movable lump in lower back that isn't painful, but causes discomfort?

What is a hard movable lump in lower back that isn't painful, but causes discomfort?

Likely benign: Possible lipoma or fibroma and most likely benign. Can be removed under local anesthesia and should be covered by insurance. ...Read more