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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Your question is ???: You wrote a statement not a question.If you have a specific question, start over.Questions are not linked on the site so each must contain basic infor ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Ans: Well I need a little more information. Did you have trauma? Bite? Growth? Etc
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A member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Bump: A bump on your head can be from contusion. But other bumps are from various causes. Cyst, lipoma, abscess are few thoughts.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reacti ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Epidermoid Cyst: Epidermoid cysts represent the most common cutaneous cysts. While they may occur anywhere on the body, they occur most frequently on the face, scalp, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Impossible to say.: It is impossible to give much specific advice without being able to see the area involved. Have a doctor take a look.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Weiss
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ingrown Hair: Sounds to me like you, in all likelihood, have developed an ingrown hair. Ingrown hairs are caused by a growing hair that gets trapped under the skin ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Time for a visit: You don't mention the babies age. If under 2 months an office visit today is very important & you should not delay. If an older toddler, you might cle ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience in Dermatology
Inflammation : Could be pimples or rash.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
21 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Depends: There are many possibilities here that really need a strong history to diagnose your problem. Depending on your exposures, it could be anything from ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Without specific characteristics such as size, number, color, texture, distribution, foreskin, symptoms, duration, recurrence, etc. of the bump, an ac ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Lymph node.: It sounds like a lymph node. These can pop up for many reasons. If it sticks around for more than 5 days, have a medical professional officially evalu ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See doctor: may be a dermatitis ir folliculitis.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Black
43 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Evaluation: This sounds like possible muscle tightness due to clenching and anxiety but could also be an intracranial problem from the trauma to head vended profe ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anuj Malik
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Non clinical pain: Likely a non clinical experience of the odd pains and aches we all experience without them becoming an actual illness. If it continues or other sympto ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Lymph node: The appearance of a swollen gland, or lymph node, is a sign your body's immune system is working well to clear up the infection. On the same side. R ... Read More
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A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Head Injury: Have him seen. The forehead injury by itself does not sound concerning but now the appearance of bruising on the side of his head and behind his ear m ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Luntz
28 years experience in Urology
Penile lesion: You certainly need to be seen by a physician who is familiar with treating STDs. Evening the lesion resolves ease get evaluated.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Acne: If you have acne cysts, your doctor may suggest a stronger medicine, such as oral antibiotics and if this does not work there is always accutane. See ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edison Han
19 years experience in Dentistry
See your Doctor: If you are still having pain after a week, it will be a good idea to evaluate with your physician. In my opinion, any pain lasting more than a week s ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
See your Dentist: Some of what you are describing may be normal anatomy, some may be lesions. Not being able to see and examine you, palmate the lesions, review your m ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
As with most rashes.: ...This could be a variety of things. This could be a virus, or this could be a bacterial infection that would respond to an antibiotic. This could e ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Infection or allergy: your symptoms suggest the possibility of allergic reaction or possible infection. With any skin lesion it is always best to see and feel the lesion. R ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience in Dermatology
Could be a cyst: Sometimes common cysts can get inflamed and painful. However, there are other things that can cause your symptoms. You should have this examined.

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