When It Is Normal
Not all lumps lead to something bigger than it actually is. Most skin conditions produce such lumps that are normal. They usually appear on the surface parts of the body or just beneath the skin like some of the following:
This small lump under the nipple area is normally experienced by girls who are undergoing their puberty stage (7-12 years of age).
External Occipital Protuberance
A normal skin lump found at the back of a person’s head, typically at the base part of the skull area.
A bony lump seen behind the lower area of each ear.
A skin lump at the lower breastbone (sternum) area.
Many athletes also develop lumps from time to time in different parts of their bodies due to their physical training and activities.
Some other signs that visible skin lump is normal is if it: