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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Painless Chest Wall Lump

Updated on Aug. 29, 2018

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced painless chest wall lump. 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
  2. 2.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

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  3. 3.Male Breast Cancer

    Although breast cancer is much more common in women, men can get it too. It happens most often to men between the ages of 60 and 70.

    Indefinite

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    chest bump, lump below the skin on the chest, painless chest wall lump, rib pain, nipple discharge
    Symptoms that always occur with male breast cancer:
    lump below the skin on the chest
    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 armpit bump, marble sized armpit lump, small armpit lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored armpit bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  5. 5.Wart

    Warts are non-serious skin growths caused by a virus that infects the top layer of the skin. They are contagious. Thus, warts on the face are often spread there by the hands, and vice versa.

    78% go away in 2 years

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    small facial lump, painless facial bump, skin-colored facial bump, scaly facial bump
    Symptoms that never occur with wart:
    headache
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Painless Chest Wall Lump

  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.Is the lump on your chest on the surface of the skin or below the skin?
  • Q.What is your body mass?
  • Q.Have you been experiencing a deep, aching bone pain that started for no apparent reason?

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Painless Chest Wall Lump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced painless chest wall lump have also experienced:

    • 7% Rib Pain
    • 6% Tight, Heavy, Squeezing Chest Pain
    • 5% Unintentional Weight Loss
  • People who have experienced painless chest wall lump had symptoms persist for:

    • 42% Over a Month
    • 24% Less Than a Week
    • 12% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced painless chest wall lump were most often matched with:

    • 100% Male Breast Cancer
  • 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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