Back & Neck Community
Strange knot on my back
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to back and neck problems, exercise, pain, sleeping, and physical therapy.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Strange knot on my back

I'm 29 yrs old and I've had this strange bump under my skin on my back now for a good while. I've tried my best to examine it and there's no discoloration. I've had my husband look at it and he says he doesn't see anything but he can definitely feel a knot about the size of a pea.  Are knots under the skin normal?
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
Where exactly is it on your back? Have you had a cut or an infection in that area before you noticed the bump? Sounds like it might be a lymph node.
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
Is the knot hard like a small pebble or feel kind of soft?  By soft I mean it still feels round and semi-hard but if you touch it there is a give.  Alot of people (myself included) have lipomas.  Fatty deposits under the skin that develop for no particular reason.  It can be hereditary.  I have a couple on my back, pea size as well.  One that really bugs me is right in the middle of my back along my spine.  Doctors usually don't remove them unless they grow too large or are painful.  It may ache sometimes as well.  If it is hard, like a rock underneath or you can see it growing larger, get it looked at.
Blank
637285_tn?1223917371
okay so i also found a knot on my lower left side of my back. but whats odd is that it kinda moves around when  you push it. its weird. its starting to get painful from me pressing on it now. -E.H
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
I have the same knot on my lower back on the left side and im not sure what it is or what it is caused by but it hurts to touch it at all but mine is the size of a golf ball and is hard as a rock and moves when I press on it... very very painful
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Back & Neck Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Pain Answerers
7721494_tn?1408157057
Blank
philnoir
Four Corners, CO
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Kalvin
Milwaukee, WI
1326416_tn?1370930601
Blank
shinty
Just south of Boston, MA
1248623_tn?1406812015
Blank
EdwardPB
Pontiac, IL
2098557_tn?1409082810
Blank
Kermit the Hermit
Lost My Mind & House, IL