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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Yellow or White Chest Bump

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced yellow or white chest bump. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.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
  2. 2.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:
    small facial lump, pink or red facial bump, face itch, skin-colored facial bump, painful facial bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

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  3. 3.Whitehead

    Whiteheads are caused by hair follicles becoming clogged with oil & dead skin cells. When the clogged pore is closed to the air by a layer of skin cells, the oil/dead skin cells remains white (as opposed to a blackhead).

    Whiteheads should go away within the next 3-4 days

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    small facial lump, yellow or white facial bump
    Symptoms that always occur with whitehead:
    small facial lump, yellow or white facial bump
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  4. 4.Wart

    Warts are non-serious skin growths caused by a virus that infects the top layer of the skin. They are contagious. Thus, warts on the face are often spread there by the hands, and vice versa.

    78% go away in 2 years

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    small facial lump, painless facial bump, skin-colored facial bump, scaly facial bump
    Symptoms that never occur with wart:
    headache
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Yellow or White Chest Bump

  • Q.Do you feel pain when you touch the bump?
  • Q.Is the lump on your chest on the surface of the skin or below the skin?
  • Q.What is your body mass?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?

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Yellow or White Chest Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced yellow or white chest bump have also experienced:

    • 5% Vaginal Bleeding
    • 5% Breast Pain
    • 5% Chest Itch
  • People who have experienced yellow or white chest bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 42% Over a Month
    • 24% Less Than a Week
    • 12% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced yellow or white chest bump were most often matched with:

    • 80% Skin Abscess
    • 20% Whitehead
  • 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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