I have an unknown lump in my lower back area..

Moderators: Radiodiagnosis Team, Primary Care Team, Cardiology Team

Forum rules
YOUR POST WILL REQUIRE APPROVAL - READ: Doctors Lounge Forum Rules and Regulations
• Use a precise title for your question otherwise it will NOT be approved.
• Do not post the same question more than once & maintain related posts in original thread.
• Do not use your real name or identifiable information - You can't edit/delete your post.
lll6
Guest
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Nov 16, 2008 9:02 pm
Gender: Female

I have an unknown lump in my lower back area..

Postby lll6 » Sun Nov 16, 2008 9:11 pm

Im a 17 year old female and I have a solid lump under the skin that I can roll around. Its kind of painful when I apply pressure and its located on my low low low back in the upper area of my "gluteal cleft" right by my spine/tailbone. I think there may actually be another one in the same area right next to the first one but its tiny and im not 100% positive..what should I do? is it something bad??

User avatar
Dr. Tamer Fouad
Medical Doctor
Posts: 2563
Joined: Thu Jan 02, 2003 6:19 pm
Gender: Male

Re: I have an unknown lump in my lower back area..

Postby Dr. Tamer Fouad » Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:55 am

Hi,

There's really no way to tell without a physical examination. It could be just a bony prominence which is normal and you just noticed it recently.

I would suggest a visit to your doctor to have it checked.
Dr. Tamer Fouad, MD
MB, BCh, MSc Internal Medicine.
Consultant of Hematology - Oncology.


Return to “Cancer of Unknown Primary”



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

advertisement.gif (61x7 -- 0 bytes)
 
 



We subscribe to the HONcode principles of the HON Foundation. Click to verify.
We subscribe to the HONcode principles. Verify here

Privacy Statement | Terms & Conditions | Editorial Board | About us
Copyright © 2001-2016 Doctors Lounge. All rights reserved.