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Bump on skin that won t go away

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology 19 years experience
Hard to say: It;s hard to say what this is, but given that it has persisted for a week, and doesn't seem to be going away the best plan is to have it checked by a ... Read More
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Dermatologist : It is typically not a cancer at all. Make an appointment with a derm and have it checked out to get a plan and know what it is you are dealing with.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgical Oncology 17 years experience
Suspicious: Your lesion sounds suspicious enough that i would make an appointment to see your friendly dermatologist.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
How long?: If you have not had any trauma to your head leading to the bump and the bump has been present for more than a couple of weeks, you should consult your... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
May need antibiotics: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. If a person has recurrent pimples on places where regular acne doesn't occur, he likely has infection in sk... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Many possibilities: Some causes of “raised bumps” may include soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have the area evaluated by a professional to get the ri... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Many answers: Your rash needs to be examined by a doctor who may refer you to a dermatologist. If you blush easily, these bumps may be from rosacea.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Rough and bumpy: Please have your primary doctor refer you to a skin specialist without much delay! Hope all goes well - it should be OK.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Woodard
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Maybe, likely not: Many small bumps, especially in hair covered areas, can be caused by pimples or ingrown hairs that never reach the surface of the skin. Most of these ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
See derm: May just be your skin and active oil glands that will resolve as you get older. See a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and possible treatment... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
See dermatology: It’s uncertain whether this is bacteria or virus. It may be another condition like acne and dermatologist can clarify
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Parish
Dermatology 58 years experience
Possible psoriasis: The bumps may represent psoriatic scale or possibly infection of the hair follicles. See your dermatologist to be sure.

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