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i have started to get small bumps on my lower back they are painless and contain nothing
A 19-year-old member asked:
25 years experience Family Medicine
Lipoma possibly: That area is common for lipomas- completely benign fatty tumors just under the skin. Unless they become painful/enlarged (which might indicate an inf ... Read More
28 years experience Dermatology
Sounds like contact: or irritant dermatitis, but need to see derm to confirm. the differential is quite large so there are many other things it could be
A 20-year-old member asked:
45 years experience Dermatology
Needs Evauation: Without seeing them it is impossible to tell what these represent. It can any number of conditions that can be treated. Since it is persistent it is b ... Read More
A 14-year-old female asked:
50 years experience General Practice
Hives?: Probably you eat something that you are allergic to. Over the counter antihistaminics can help.
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30 years experience Family Medicine
Shingles?: If bumps are clustered to one side they may be due to shingles, a reactivation of chicken pox which can cause pain, hypersensitivity, and numbness. S ... Read More
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37 years experience Internal Medicine
Small back bumps: Could be folliculitis which is an infection of hair follicle , a sebacous cyst or sebacous gland infection (acne),rarely a wart or growth. Would have ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Boils?: Might be boils which is infection of the root of the hair.
It might become painful but settle spontaneously
If it gets worse or spread you might need ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
40 years experience Dermatology
Not sure: It could be a cyst or a lipoma which is a collection of fat cells underneath your skin. I would see your general doctor or dermatologist.
A 26-year-old female asked:
13 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: You should see your doctor for an exam. There are multiple possibilities, none of which can be diagnosed without an exam. Good luck.
A 31-year-old female asked:
22 years experience Family Medicine
Often back pain and: Ankylosing spondylitis is a condition affecting the disc spaces in lower back causing slippage/deformity, and thus causing chronic back pain and stiff ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Eczema: May people have eczema, skin irritation or allergy that does not respond to over the counter medication. Your description of the rash sounds like thi ... Read More
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