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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Soft Abdominal Lump

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced soft abdominal lump. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  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 armpit bump, marble sized armpit lump, small armpit lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin-colored armpit 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 groin bump, marble sized groin lump, small groin lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin-colored groin 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"), which is dangerous and requires treatment.

    Good prognosis with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    rash with bumps or blisters, red rash, red skin bump larger than 1/2 cm in diameter, pus-filled rash, rash
    Symptoms that always occur with skin abscess:
    rash with bumps or blisters
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Ovarian Cyst

    Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sacs in the ovarian tissue. It can be completely normal (it's estimated that 15% of post-menstrual women have these cysts with no issues), infectious, or cancerous. Birth control pills have no effect on benign ovarian cysts.

    Most benign cysts resolve spontaneously, but some may be persistent.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    stomach bloating, vaginal bleeding, pelvis pain, lower abdominal pain, lower back pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.Uterine Fibroids

    Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors in the uterus. They are common in women of childbearing age.

    Treatment ranges from medication to surgical removal of the fibroid.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    vaginal bleeding, pelvis pain, abdominal cramps (stomach cramps), painful periods, irregular period
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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.Do you have a rash?

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Soft Abdominal Lump Symptom Checker Statistics

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

    • 13% Abdominal Pain (Stomach Ache)
    • 9% Nausea
    • 4% Fatigue
  • People who have experienced soft abdominal lump had symptoms persist for:

    • 42% Over a Month
    • 21% Less Than a Week
    • 17% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced soft abdominal lump were most often matched with:

    • 100% 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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