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4 Potential Soft Abdominal Lump 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 abdominal bump, moderate abdominal lump, bump in or just beneath the skin of the abdomen, mild abdominal lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored abdominal bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  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 abdominal bump, moderate abdominal lump, bump in or just beneath the skin of the abdomen, mild abdominal lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin-colored abdominal bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

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  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:
    severe abdominal lump, moderate abdominal lump, painful abdominal lump, bump in or just beneath the skin of the abdomen, pink or red abdominal bump
    Symptoms that never occur with skin abscess:
    fever
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.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:
    painless abdominal lump, skin-colored abdominal bump, mild abdominal lump, bump on the skin of the abdomen, scaly abdominal bump
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Soft Abdominal Lump

  • Q.How would you describe the location of your abdominal lump/bump the best?
  • Q.What color is the bump?
  • Q.Do you feel pain when you touch the bump?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?

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Soft Abdominal Lump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced soft abdominal lump have also experienced:

    • 11% Abdominal Pain (Stomach Ache)
    • 11% Nausea
    • 4% Stomach Bloating
  • People who have experienced soft abdominal lump had symptoms persist for:

    • 42% Over a Month
    • 21% Less Than a Week
    • 18% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced soft abdominal lump were most often matched with:

    • 25% Skin Cyst
    • 22% Lipoma
    • 22% Skin Abscess
  • 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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