Lumps can appear anywhere on your body. Most lumps are harmless but it's important to see a GP if you're worried or the lump is still there after 2 weeks.
Most people get lumps and growths on their skin at some point. They can be caused by many things.
- be soft or hard to touch
- move around
- be the size of a pea or a golf ball
- be a lump under the skin or a growth that hangs off your skin
The GP will look at your lump. They may be able to tell you what's causing it.
There are lots of possible causes of lumps and growths.
Your symptoms might give you an idea of what’s causing it, but do not self-diagnose.
See a GP if you're worried or the lump is still there after 2 weeks.