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Old 07-23-2009, 03:23 PM
 
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Hello everyone, I have this lump on my back right underneath my left shoulder blade. At first I thought it was just a knot because its movable, but its been there a really long time and has been causing some pain lately. I don't go to the doctor very often....really do not even know what kind of doctor I would go to for this. Anyone have any clue about what this could be? Thanks as always.
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Old 07-23-2009, 05:26 PM
 
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Start with a family physican 'it could just be a common cyst.
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Old 07-24-2009, 07:17 AM
 
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Go to your family doctor. It could be just a lump of fat that will disappear, but it should be checked out. Good luck!
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Old 07-24-2009, 10:37 AM
 
Location: Washington, DC
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Start with a family physican 'it could just be a common cyst.
Exactly what I was going to say, but if it is growing or in pain, or large, very wise to get it checked out
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Old 01-04-2012, 03:41 PM
 
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Hi there, I was just wondering did you find out what the problem is with your back? I have the exact same problems!
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Old 01-04-2012, 03:52 PM
 
Location: Boonies
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Could be a lipoma.
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Old 01-04-2012, 09:56 PM
 
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
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This thread is 2 1/2 years old .. just sayin.
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Old 01-05-2012, 12:51 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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My dad had a lump like that, and it was a benign cyst. When it got to the size of a golf ball, he had it removed. It came back again, but not as large as it was originally.

It's definitely worth a trip to the doctor so they can have a look at the lump.
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