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5 Potential Skin - Colored Chest Bump 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.

    78% go away in 2 years

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

    An epidermoid cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. It is often caused by trauma or surgery.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    skin-colored chest bump, small chest lump, non-growing chest lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored chest bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

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  3. 3.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 chest bump, lump below the skin on the chest, non-growing chest lump, small chest lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin-colored chest bump, lump below the skin on the chest
    Symptoms that never occur with lipoma:
    nipple discharge
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  4. 4.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:
    superficial chest lump, small chest lump, pink or red chest bump, painless chest wall lump, growing chest bump
    Symptoms that always occur with basal cell carcinoma:
    superficial chest lump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.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:
    lump below the skin on the chest, skin-colored chest bump, small chest lump, non-growing chest lump, painful chest wall lump
    Symptoms that always occur with dermatofibroma:
    lump below the skin on the chest
    Symptoms that never occur with dermatofibroma:
    nipple discharge
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Skin - Colored Chest Bump

  • Q.Is the lump on your chest on the surface of the skin or below the skin?
  • Q.Do you feel pain when you touch the bump?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Have you been experiencing a deep, aching bone pain that started for no apparent reason?

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Skin - Colored Chest Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced skin-colored chest bump have also experienced:

    • 9% Rib Pain
    • 8% Fatigue
    • 3% Chest Pain
  • People who have experienced skin-colored chest bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 43% Over a Month
    • 24% Less Than a Week
    • 12% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced skin-colored chest bump were most often matched with:

    • 49% Skin Cyst
    • 47% Lipoma
    • 2% Wart
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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.

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