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Back pain on lower part of spine, lump on spine, pain on touching, sitting. Cure for pain?

Hi I ve had a very bad back pain recently. It s a lower and middle part of my spin. Basically really hurts in the mornings when I wake up it hurts when I breath or yawn can t lie on my back only on side. And found a lump on my spine in the middle part that extremely hurts when you touch it even when I sit and touch the chair it hurts. Any ideas please?
Asked On : Thu, 18 Oct 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
The painful lump on your back could be due to a local infection in the area like abscess. You need to get the area examined by an orthopedician for a proper diagnosis so that proper treatment can be started.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Wed, 3 Apr 2013
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Spine Surgeon Dr. Rahul D Chaudhari's  Response
Thanks for the query. Its important to examine that lump. It may be from soft tissue over the spine. Sometimes lipoma may become painful. I would suggest to get it examined by a doctor to rule out serious problem. Pain medicine will relieve the pain but its important to know the nature of the lump. Thanks.
Answered: Thu, 1 Nov 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Saurabh Gupta's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for posting your query.
Mobile painful lumps in the lower back are likely to be due to a benign collection of fat cells called lipoma or paraspinal abscess. If it becomes infected, it becomes painful.
A detailed examination and investigations like MRI scan are needed to confirm the cause.
Right now you can start with mild pain killers like ibuprofen along with a hot fomentation for pain relief.
I hope this answers your query.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Saurabh Gupta
Answered: Thu, 4 Apr 2013
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