Symptoms of Benign Skin Growths

Benign skin growths can appear in numerous places on the body and vary greatly in appearance. The one thing they have in common is they look different from the healthy skin surrounding them. Symptoms may include:

  • Red or brown bumps on the legs
  • Dome-shaped, flesh-colored growths on the face, forearm or hand
  • A moveable lump under the skin on the back of the neck, abdomen and forearms
  • Flat or raised dark brown spots or black spots
  • Red, brown or bluish-black marks
  • Round or oval wart-like spots that are flesh colored, brown or black
  • Soft, tiny flesh-colored skin flaps

Related Resources

American Academy of Dermatology*

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