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I have a knot come up on my back on my spine what could it

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I have a knot come up on my back on my spine what could it be

Dr. Brims :

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Dr. Brims :

When did this start?

Customer:

I notice it 2 wks ago

Dr. Brims :

Do you have any medical conditions or take any medication?

Customer:

bp med

Dr. Brims :

Anything else?

Customer:

I have had lower back seurgery

Dr. Brims :

When did you have surgery?

Customer:

16 years ago

Dr. Brims :

It the area painful?

Customer:

no

Dr. Brims :

Okay, is the area soft?

Customer:

this knot is up between my shouider

Customer:

no it is not soft

Dr. Brims :

Okay, is it hard?

Customer:

yes

Dr. Brims :

Okay, this may be a lipoma or sebaceous cyst

Customer:

could it be canser

Dr. Brims :

The only way to determine if it is cancer is by a biopsy, but I doubt it is cancer

Customer:

do I need to go have it checked out

Customer:

it is about the size of a quarter

Dr. Brims :

ok

Dr. Brims :

Is there anything else I can help clarify on this topic?

Dr. Brims :

Hello?

Customer:

no I guess not thanks how soon should I get it checked out

Dr. Brims :

You should have your doctor examine it

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You're welcome

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