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 of a lump depends greatly on its type and underlying cause.
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- Angioma: Angioma is an overgrowth of either blood vessels or lymphatic vessels creating a lump that is usually benign. An overgrowth
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- Acne: Acne, or “acne vulgaris” for its proper medical name, is a chronic skin disorder. Typical symptoms include whiteheads, blackheads, and
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- Varicose Veins: Varicose veins are veins that are enlarged or dilated or otherwise more visible through the skin. They are common in
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- Bruising: Bruising, also called a contusion, is a red or darkened appearance on the skin due to blood hemorrhage under the
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- Cyst: A cyst is a small fluid-filled sac under the skin inside the body. A cyst differs from an abscess
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