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Growing lump in middle of back

I'm 23 and I've had a lump in the middle of my back for at least six years (my earliest memory of it). It's never gone more than probably 0.5" wide and has never given me any problems. On 4/20 it grew to over 2" wide (with very noticeable protrusion) and today I noticed a second, smaller (0.25-0.5") lump just above it. The skin around it is tender and feels unattached, giving me small pain when it's leaning against something (bed, chair, wall, when I poke at it, etc.). I wonder if this is something that I can wait out because I can't afford to see a doctor.

Thank you for any help!
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replied April 24th, 2009
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Sounds like a cyst...My husband has had about three of these on his back...One the doctor took out and it came right back...They are usually not serious, but like everything it should be checked out...One of these days they are going to have to get some free clinics for people...At the price of insurance you can hardly afford to go to the doctor...It has to come soon...But I don't want to get on that bandwagon...

Good luck,

Caroline
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replied April 24th, 2009
Alright. Thank you for the response!
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replied March 23rd, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It seems benign lump. You need to monitor its size and consistency.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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