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Bump on the lower right belly

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10 Potential Lump on the Lower Right Abdomen 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.Skin Abscess

    A skin abscess is an infection of the deeper skin that's typically due to bacteria seen on the skin. Recently, infections are more frequently caused by Staph. Aureus (puts the "staph" in "staph infections").

    Good prognosis with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    severe abdominal lump, moderate abdominal lump, painful abdominal lump, bump in or just beneath the skin of the abdomen, pink or red abdominal bump
    Symptoms that never occur with skin abscess:
    fever
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  2. 2.Viral (Norovirus) Infection

    Noroviruses are a group of related viruses that leads to nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and cramps. These viruses cause gastroenteritis, an inflammation of the stomach and intestines. When the diarrhea and/or vomiting is severe, dehydration can occur. Symptoms of dehydration include a dry mouth, dizziness, urinating less frequently and dark urine.

    Usually resolves within 2-3 days.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    diarrhea, vomiting or nausea, fatigue, nausea, abdominal pain (stomach ache), headache
    Symptoms that always occur with viral (norovirus) infection:
    diarrhea, vomiting or nausea
    Symptoms that never occur with viral (norovirus) infection:
    severe abdominal pain, throbbing headache, severe headache, tarry stool, vaginal bleeding, alertness level change
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  3. 3.Tumor of the Digestive Tract

    Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are a very rare type of tumor that originates in the walls of the stomach and small intestine. While these tumors can cause symptoms such as stomach pain and bloody feces, 1/4 of cases have no symptoms and are discovered accidentally.

    Highly variable. The disease progression depends on how long the tumors have been progressing, and what type of tissue they contain.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, constipation
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Skin Cyst

    An epidermoid cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. It is caused by trauma or surgery.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored abdominal bump, moderate abdominal lump, bump in or just beneath the skin of the abdomen, mild abdominal lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored abdominal bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  5. 5.Abdominal Aortic Aneurism

    The aorta is the main blood vessel to everything below the neck. Weaknesses can happen within the wall of the aorta, which balloons out due to the pressure of the blood pushing against it.

    Small aortic issues can be dormant for months to years, until a sudden increase. As they get larger, they can grow much more rapidly. Prognosis after surgical intervention is highly variable, and a trained specialist must be consulted.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    lower back pain, side pain, general abdominal pain, abdominal pain that shoots to the back, abdominal bump
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room

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  6. 6.Lipoma

    A lipoma is a noncancerous growth of fatty tissue cells. A lipoma can develop in almost any organ of the body although they are most commonly found in the subcutaneous layer just below the skin.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored abdominal bump, moderate abdominal lump, bump in or just beneath the skin of the abdomen, mild abdominal lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin-colored abdominal bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  7. 7.Wart

    Warts are non-serious skin growths caused by a virus that infects the top layer of the skin. They are contagious.

    78% go away in 2 years

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    painless abdominal lump, skin-colored abdominal bump, mild abdominal lump, bump on the skin of the abdomen, scaly abdominal bump
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  8. 8.Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (Cml)

    Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) is a cancer of the white blood cells, which are cells that help fight disease. The disease has broad symptoms such as fever, fatigue, weakness, and pain in the left upper part of the abdomen.

    The prognosis is improved for those receiving medication such as imatinib, and 9 out of 10 people survive up to 5 years, according to a recent study. Consult with an oncologist.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, stomach bloating, shortness of breath, unintentional weight loss, feeling of fullness early in a meal
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  9. 9.Uterine Fibroids

    Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors in the uterus. They are common in women of childbearing age.

    Treatment ranges from medication to surgical removal of the fibroid.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal bleeding, pelvis pain, abdominal cramps (stomach cramps), painful periods, irregular period
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  10. 10.Liver Cancer

    Liver neoplasm is a disorder of the liver. The liver is essential to metabolic processes and is responsible for filtering and cleaning blood.

    The treatment & prognosis for liver neoplasm vary and are dependent on the disease severity.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, abdominal pain (stomach ache), loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, unintentional weight loss
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Lump on the Lower Right Abdomen

  • Q.How would you describe the location of your abdominal lump/bump the best?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.Do you feel pain when you touch the bump?

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Lump on the Lower Right Abdomen Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced lump on the lower right abdomen have also experienced:

    • 19% Pain in the Lower Right Abdomen
    • 6% Abdominal Pain (Stomach Ache)
    • 6% Stomach Bloating
  • People who have experienced lump on the lower right abdomen had symptoms persist for:

    • 42% Over a Month
    • 21% Less Than a Week
    • 18% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced lump on the lower right abdomen were most often matched with:

    • 22% Skin Abscess
    • 4% Tumor of the Digestive Tract
    • 1% Viral (Norovirus) Infection
  • 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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