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hard lump near my spine , mid back

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Hello I have been trying to find some info out about a hard lump I have on my mid back near my spine. About 4-5 months ago my husband noticed it. At that point it was about the size of a quarter, it is now about the size of an egg. There is no discoloration to my skin nor is it mussy. I am going in to the doctor but would like to know if anyone may have any ideas of what it may be. There is no pain directly to the site but the musculs around the area are very painful at times. Thanks in advance for your advice
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replied October 19th, 2016
The cause of the lump cannot be identified without a physical examination of the lump.

But the location and the description provided would most likely refer to a lipoma (collection of fat tissue) or a sebaceous cyst.

It would be best that you consult with your doctor or a dermatologist who can examine you and provide a proper medical opinion.

I hope this helps.


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