Lumps (also known as benign skin lesions) 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.
Most lumps are normal
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
Local commissioning policies are in place for this condition
Please be aware that there are local commissioning policies in place for this condition. This means that certain treatments may not be available to you on the NHS.
Selfcare and more information
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