Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
179 Doctors are Online

Have painful bump on upper back and swollen glands. What could be it ?

Hi, I have a fast-growing, painful bump on my upper back. It started off painful and I can t even sleep on that side of my body. My neck feels soar, as well. Today, it was diagnosed as an infected sebaceous cyst . I seem to get them every couple of months on my upper body where there is practically no hair (shoulders, side, back). This time it occurred after very swollen glands and then a debilitating migraine and then the next day the cyst grew. I have been on antibiotics every couple of months for my throat which the doctor said was mono/strep. But I m almost 40 and in a relationship and can t imagine where that would come from. I haven t had the best health insurance lately and I think the docs are just treating the symptoms. Bottomline: I have these painful cysts and swollen glands every couple of months. What could be going on?
Asked On : Wed, 30 Mar 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  490
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
  User's Response
get yourself some investigations ------hb/tlc/dlc/esr.& rbs
GO FOR DAILY BRISK WALK will burn your fat and skin will perspire more....
DAILY YOGA ---15-30min will help
LAST NOT LEAST.........KEEP YOUR SKIN CLEAN ----use scrubbers /nylon scrubbers if u r unable to reach ur back


.......BUT RIGHT NOW u need to take antibiotics and antiinflammatories
Answered: Wed, 30 Mar 2011
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor