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Is a bump between the shoulder blades a symptom of a muscle strain?

I have pain in my right shoulder. I also have a small bump between my trap and the round of my shoulder. I carry equipment regularly as a musician. I didn t feel the pain until late Friday night. I m wondering if it s some sort of muscle strain, or if I might have bumped into something. My email is YYYY@YYYY Thanks... Michael
Tue, 17 Jul 2018
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I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

It may be due to carnification leading to skin thickening.
Lipoma or Sebaceous Cyst or dermoid may possible.
Until examination is done it is difficult to say what it is.

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