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Your Painless Chest Wall Lump May Also be Known as:
Painless bump in chest
Painless lump in chest
Painless mass in chest

Top 5 Painless Chest Wall Lump Causes

  1. 1.Wart

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

    You can try several over-the-counter treatments, including salicylic acid and cryotherapy (freezing). Most warts go away on their own, but less so in adults.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    painless chest wall lump, small chest lump, superficial chest lump, scaly chest bump, skin-colored chest bump
    Symptoms that always occur with wart:
    superficial chest lump
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  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.

    You should visit your primary care physician, who will check your skin and look at the size, shape, color, and texture of any suspicious areas. From there, treatment will be determined, such as surgical excision, photodynamic therapy, or imiquimod cream.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    superficial chest lump, pink or red chest bump, painless chest wall lump, small chest lump, non-growing chest lump
    Symptoms that always occur with basal cell carcinoma:
    superficial chest lump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  3. 3.Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system. Cells in the lymph nodes grow abnormally and may spread beyond the lymphatic system.

    You should visit your primary care physician to confirm the diagnosis. Afterwards, a referral to a specialist will explain treatment options.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, loss of appetite, abdominal pain (stomach ache), shortness of breath, fever
    Symptoms that never occur with hodgkin's lymphoma:
    pulsing armpit mass, armpit lump that comes and goes, shrinking armpit lump, pink or red armpit bump, black or brown armpit bump, yellow or white armpit bump, bleeding armpit bump, armpit bump leaking yellow or milky fluid, armpit bump leaking clear fluid, scabbed armpit bump, scaly armpit bump, neck lump that comes and goes, shrinking neck bump, pink or red neck bump, black or brown neck bump, yellow or white neck bump, bleeding bump, bump leaking clear fluid, neck bump leaking yellow/milky fluid, scabbed bump, scaly neck bump, pulsing chest mass, chest lump that comes and goes, shrinking chest bump, pink or red chest bump, black or brown mass on chest, yellow or white chest bump, blue bump on the chest, bleeding chest bump, chest bump leaking clear fluid, chest bump leaking yellow/milky fluid, scabbed chest bump, scaly chest bump, pulsing groin mass, groin lump that comes and goes, shrinking groin lump, pink or red groin bump, black or brown groin bump, yellow or white groin bump, scabbed groin bump, scaly groin bump, bleeding groin bump, groin bump producing clear fluid, groin bump producing yellow or milky fluid
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune system. Cells in the lymphatic system grow abnormally and may spread beyond the lymphatic system.

    You should visit your primary care physician to confirm the diagnosis. Afterwards, a referral to a specialist will explain treatment options.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, abdominal pain (stomach ache), fever
    Symptoms that never occur with hodgkin's lymphoma:
    pulsing armpit mass, pulsing groin mass, pulsing chest mass, groin lump that comes and goes, shrinking groin lump, chest lump that comes and goes, shrinking chest bump, armpit lump that comes and goes, shrinking armpit lump, neck lump that comes and goes, shrinking neck bump, pink or red neck bump, black or brown neck bump, pink or red chest bump, black or brown mass on chest, bleeding bump, bump leaking clear fluid, neck bump leaking yellow/milky fluid, scabbed bump, scaly neck bump, bleeding chest bump, chest bump leaking clear fluid, chest bump leaking yellow/milky fluid, scabbed chest bump, scaly chest bump, yellow or white neck bump, yellow or white chest bump, pink or red groin bump, black or brown groin bump, scabbed groin bump, scaly groin bump, bleeding groin bump, groin bump producing clear fluid, groin bump producing yellow or milky fluid, yellow or white groin bump, pink or red armpit bump, black or brown armpit bump, yellow or white armpit bump, bleeding armpit bump, armpit bump leaking clear fluid, armpit bump leaking yellow or milky fluid, scabbed armpit bump, scaly armpit bump, blue bump on the chest
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.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.

    Diagnosing breast cancer requires a physician's clinical exam, a mammogram, and tissue biopsy. It's treatment involves surgically removing the cancer followed by hormone treatments, chemotherapy, and/or radiation therapy. A doctor's visit is needed in the next few days!

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    rib pain, chest bump, lump below the skin on the chest, painless chest wall lump, nipple discharge
    Symptoms that always occur with male breast cancer:
    lump below the skin on the chest
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Painless Chest Wall Lump

  • Q.Compared to a marble, how big is this bump?
  • Q.How long have you had the bump?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Is your chest pain getting better or worse?

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Painless Chest Wall Lump Symptom Checker Statistics

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

    • 7% Stomach Bloating
    • 7% Tight, Heavy, Squeezing Chest Pain
    • 7% Cough
  • People who have experienced painless chest wall lump had symptoms persist for:

    • 46% Over a Month
    • 22% Less Than a Week
    • 11% One to Two Weeks
  • People who have experienced painless chest wall lump were most often matched with:

    • 3% Wart

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