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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Movable Scalp Bump

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced movable scalp bump. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.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

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  2. 2.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
  3. 3.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 Movable Scalp Bump

  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.Do you feel pain when you touch the bump?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Are you experiencing a headache?

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Movable Scalp Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced movable scalp bump have also experienced:

    • 50% Scalp Bump
    • 12% Painful Scalp Bump
    • 12% Scalp Itchiness
  • People who have experienced movable scalp bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 43% Over a Month
    • 27% Less Than a Week
    • 13% Less Than a Day
  • 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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