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Treatment for swelling and lumps on the back - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   i have two lumps on my lower back they dont hurt but are uncomfortable i dont know what they are
Doctor :   could u mention your age sex and occupation

User :   20 and male and full time student
Doctor :  
and since when have u noticed these lumps
Doctor :  
do u have any fever associated with it
User :   about 2 weaks
User :   no
Doctor :  
did u notice it while lifting anything heavy
User :   no but when i was bending over to pick somthing up
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
it is probably nothing worrisome
Doctor :   what is the consistency
Doctor :  
of the swelling
Doctor :  
is it firm
Doctor :  
or soft
User :   it feals firm a
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
it would suggest
Doctor :  
u consult a
Doctor :  
surgeon for a assesment
Doctor :  
as this requires physical examination
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