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I have a small circular red bump with a little scab on my arm that itches i was wondering what it could possibly be and what should i do

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
See doctor: This could possible be skin cancer or another abnormal growth. A non healing lesion with a scab needs to be evaluated and probably biopsied. A dermato... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Despain
Dermatology 37 years experience
Dermatitis/ringworm?: Either eczema (dermatitis) or a skin infection such as ringworm.Start by applying a topical antifungal; if not improved then try Hydrocortisone prior ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Need to be seen: It appears to be hypersensitivity rashes. But things like folliculitis need to be ruled out. Need to be seen by a dermatologist.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
See your doctor: See your doctor. You may have bites, such as scabies, that require special treatment. All the best.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care 36 years experience
No way to know: a non healing lesion cld be a cancer until proven otherwise. see your PCP for him to consider doing a biopsy of the lesion.
A male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Bump on skin: May be infection1 inch is large Does it hurt/ becuase it may need to be opened and pus removed and antibiotics given. Alternatively could be allergi... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Dermatologist: For such a persistent,extensive and uncomfortable eruption it's time to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment.This may be a stubborn for... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
He : He may be dealing with a fungal infection aka jock itch (tinea cruris). An over the counter anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole should help if this is... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wilbert Warren
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Groin lump: This may be a blocked hair follicle, sweat gals mad or oil gland. Warm compression tends to help. If it gets larger or persist, it may necessary to se... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bump: may just be a skin tag. Best option is to have someone look at.

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