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This symptom can also be referred to as:
Bump on upper right belly

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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Lump on the Upper Right Abdomen

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced lump on the upper right abdomen. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.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
  2. 2.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 groin bump, marble sized groin lump, small groin lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin-colored groin bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  3. 3.Melanoma

    Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. Often the first sign of melanoma is a change in the size, shape, color, or feel of a mole. Most melanomas have a black or black-blue area. Melanoma may also appear as a new mole. It may be black, abnormal, or "ugly looking."

    Indefinite

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    brown-colored skin changes, atypical features of a facial bump, black-colored skin changes, growing facial lump, large facial lump
    Symptoms that always occur with melanoma:
    atypical features of a facial bump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  4. 4.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"), which is dangerous and requires treatment.

    Good prognosis with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    rash with bumps or blisters, red rash, red skin bump larger than 1/2 cm in diameter, pus-filled rash, rash
    Symptoms that always occur with skin abscess:
    rash with bumps or blisters
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.Mature Cystic Teratoma of the Ovary

    The ovary is an important part of the female reproductive system. An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in the ovarian tissue. It is not a cancerous growth but because it is in such a small organ it can cause pressure and pain.

    Ovarian cysts are not cancerous, and a majority go away by themselves. However, consult a physician to prevent any rare complications.

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    abdominal pain (stomach ache), pelvis pain, painful periods, painful sex, spontaneous back pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  6. 6.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 armpit bump, marble sized armpit lump, small armpit lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored armpit bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  7. 7.Dermatofibroma

    Dermatofibroma (superficial benign fibrous histiocytoma) is a common cutaneous nodule of unknown etiology that occurs more often in women. Dermatofibroma frequently develops on the extremities (mostly the lower legs) and is usually asymptomatic, although pruritus and tenderness can be present

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    small facial lump, pink or red facial bump, face itch, skin-colored facial bump, painful facial bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

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

  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.How would you describe the location of your abdominal lump/bump the best?
  • Q.Do you feel pain when you touch the bump?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?

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Lump on the Upper Right Abdomen Symptom Checker Statistics

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

    • 19% Pain in the Upper Right Abdomen
    • 9% Abdominal Pain (Stomach Ache)
    • 5% Nausea
  • People who have experienced lump on the upper right abdomen had symptoms persist for:

    • 42% Over a Month
    • 21% Less Than a Week
    • 17% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced lump on the upper right abdomen were most often matched with:

    • 57% Melanoma
    • 42% Uterine Fibroids
  • 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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