There are many possible causes of lumps, and many types of lumps. A lump could be caused by a bruise, cyst, abscess, swollen lymph node, angioma, tumor, mass, or various other possibilities. The specific type of a lump needs to be examined by a physician for a proper diagnosis. Treatment ...

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Lumps: Lumps can appear anywhere on your body. Most lumps are harmless but it's important to see your GP if you're worried or the lump is still there after 2 weeks. ...Source: NHS Choices UK1 ...

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Causes of Lump

Most lumps are normal Most people get lumps and growths on their skin at some point. They can be caused by many things. They can:

  • be soft or hard to touch
  • move around
  • be the size of a pea or ...
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Diagnosis of Lump

What happens at your appointment: Your GP will look at your lump. They can tell you what's causing it in most cases. If they're unsure, they might refer you to hospital for tests, such as a biopsy (where they ...2

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Causes List for Lump

Possible causes of Lump (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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Similar Symptoms

Is it really a lump? Could it be swelling, a bruise, or a cyst? What type of lump is it? A proper diagnosis relies on the correct identification of example what the lump consists of. Some of the many possibilities ...

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Types of lumps include:

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  1. Source: NHS Choices UK: conditions/ lumps/ 
  2. ibid.
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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