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3 Potential Scabbed Butt 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.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 butt bump, small butt lump, marble sized butt lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored butt bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

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  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 butt bump, small butt lump, marble sized butt lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin-colored butt bump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  3. 3.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").

    Good prognosis with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    painful butt lump, pink or red butt bump, marble sized butt lump, large butt lump, yellow or white butt bump
    Symptoms that never occur with skin abscess:
    fever
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Scabbed Butt Bump

  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Is the bump painful to touch?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?

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Scabbed Butt Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced scabbed butt bump have also experienced:

    • 11% Butt Skin Changes
    • 11% Butt Bump
    • 8% Anal Itching
  • People who have experienced scabbed butt bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 33% Less Than a Week
    • 29% Over a Month
    • 15% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced scabbed butt bump were most often matched with:

    • 26% Skin Abscess
    • 8% Skin Cyst
    • 7% Lipoma
  • 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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