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i have a bump on my back that smells

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Probably a cyst: What you describe is probably a epidermoid cyst . if it keeps coming back you can get it removed.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Vaginitis : You should see your doctor. Smelly vaginal discharge is not normal. You could have a vaginal infection that can be cured with proper medications. You ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lortscher
12 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: I would use a shampoo that kills micro-organisms, such as Head & Shoulders zinc pyrithione shampoo. This might fight odor, and it could also help ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: We need to find out what they are before we can determine the best way to remove them.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure that I: Understand all of your input. There isn't a way to provide you with a diagnosis with the information provided. Would encourage dermatological evaluati ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe normal: I'm guessing you are seeing normal circumvallate papillae -- a row of large bumps across the back of the tongue that can appear wart-like. They are en ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Possible infection: There could be tonsil infection or strep throat. See md for exam and culture.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
See below: Use a tongue scraper in addition to your brushing and flossing regimen for optimal results.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Sounds like a boil.: A "boil" is a large skin abscess and needs to be drained to go away. You also may need systemic antibiotics for a while. See a doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Lyndon Taylor
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a Dermatologist: These bumps could be infected sebaceous cysts. See your dermatologist.
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