Raised Skin Bumps

Raised skin bumps can result from a number of conditions, benign or harmful, but in most cases they are harmless. An infection, an allergic reaction, a hereditary condition, or even skin cancer can cause bumps to form on your skin.

Skin bumps can vary in appearance depending on the cause. They may be skin-colored or discolored. They may be itchy or not itchy, large or small, multiple or single. Some are hard while others feel soft and movable. Most bumps need no treatment unless they cause you discomfort. If you are concerned about any changes in the condition of your skin, you should see your doctor.

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