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2 Potential Painless Arm 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.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:
    neutral colored upper arm mass, painless arm bump, small upper arm bump, scaly upper arm bump
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  2. 2.Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer. Skin cancer falls into two major groups: Non-melanoma and melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma is a type of non-melanoma skin cancer.

    Indefinite

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    neutral colored upper arm mass, painless arm bump, small upper arm bump, marble-sized upper arm bump, growing upper arm bump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Painless Arm Bump

  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Is there anything on the surface of the bump?
  • Q.Are you experiencing a headache?

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Painless Arm Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced painless arm bump have also experienced:

    • 10% Pain in the Upper Arm
    • 5% Muscle Aches
    • 5% Fatigue
  • People who have experienced painless arm bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 34% Over a Month
    • 31% Less Than a Week
    • 16% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced painless arm bump were most often matched with:

    • 46% Wart
    • 30% Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • 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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