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2 Potential Facial Bump Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Benign Skin Growth on the Face

    Seborrheic keratosis is a condition that causes wart-like growths on the skin. The growths are benign (not-cancerous) and look like stuck-on plaques.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    facial bump, small facial lump, marble sized facial lump, black or brown facial bump, thickened skin with a well-defined border
    Symptoms that always occur with benign skin growth on the face:
    facial bump
    Symptoms that never occur with benign skin growth on the face:
    cherry red facial bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

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  2. 2.Osteoma of Skull and Facial Bones

    An osteoma is a benign (non-cancerous) outgrowth of bone, usually in the skull and facial bones. They are slow growing and usually cause no symptoms. Osteomas are noticed once they begin causing problems with breathing, vision, or hearing.

    Prognosis is good, as this is not cancer. Surgical excision is successful for most people.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    new headache, vision changes, steady headache, trouble swallowing, sinus pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Facial Bump

  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Is your face bump painful to touch?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?

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Facial Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced facial bump have also experienced:

    • 6% Swollen Face
    • 4% Scalp Bump
    • 4% Facial Redness
  • People who have experienced facial bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 36% Less Than a Week
    • 23% Less Than a Day
    • 21% Over a Month
  • People who have experienced facial bump were most often matched with:

    • 25% Benign Skin Growth on the Face
    • 1% Osteoma of Skull and Facial Bones
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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