Pain And Lump Or Bulge

Last Editorial Review: 6/15/2020

Any kind of injury or trauma can cause a painful lump or bulge. Another reason for a painful lump is an infection, like abscesses or cellulitis. Tumors or cysts that press on the surrounding area can also cause discomfort. Check with your doctor for any lump that persists or was not the result of an injury.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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