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I have two bulges on either side of my lower back ,over kidney,what

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I have two bulges on either side of my lower back ,over kidney,what couls cause that,i am 55 years old and female.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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Any pain there?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.



I had a massage yesterday and the Therapist said,one side seemed like scar tissue and the other side was more like a spongy lump.



Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Thanks for this reply

sorry about the late reply

This is likely a benign fatty tumor called a lipoma

These are common and normal

I would recommend an ultrasound to be sure

Here is some info on lipomas
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hi Sorry for delay-


Consultant just looked at it, no Ultra Sound and said that they are both Lipomas!


Thank You,