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painful red puss filled bumps on legs

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Using neosporin?: If you are using neosporin on your cut, you are likely having some allergic reaction to the neosporin--a very commom, yet overlooked condition. I woul ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lemme
34 years experience Family Medicine
Probably a boil: Also known as a furuncle. Hot compresses several times a day will help bring it to a head, when it will either open and drain on its own or, more lik ... Read More
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Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
This : This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination so i would see a dermatologist. Perhaps it is a boil or cyst? Read more about treatment o ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Without : Without examining him, it's difficult to say exactly what the lesion is. It sounds as though your boyfriend could have a skin infection with abscesse ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
See doctor: This represents probable infection or allergy which needs medical treatment. Over the counter medicines will not be effective for a case like this. It ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: Something called folliculitis, which is inflammation and infection of the hair follicles. The best thing to do is to show your doctor when you get on ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash: could be irritation,contact dermatitis or scabies. Topical steroids will reduce inflammation and pruritis
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Dermatitis: Of some sort. Rashes or skin conditions are much easier diagnosed by seeing them. You can try an over the counter cortisone creams nd if no improvemen ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many diseases.
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A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What is the size, distribution, state of surrounding skin, vesicle formation ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Check with your doc: Sounds like a skin infection but to ensure proper treatment, I will recommend that you have nurse or a doctor take a look.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin: Could be the beginning of folliculitus or a variant of eczema. The only way to know for sure is have your doctor check it out, or a dermatologist. Sor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Consider: evaluation by podiatrist if these are chronic lesions.
A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Scott
17 years experience Dermatology
Dry skin eczema: Nummular (coin shaped) eczema is extremely common on the lower legs. Dry skin starts the condition, and scratching (excoriation) worsens the itch and ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vesse ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ana Duarte
32 years experience Dermatology
Pimples?: You may have folliculitis? A topical antibiotic gel might help resolve the lesions.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Folliculitis: What you're describing sounds like an infected hair follicle. This is very common, especially if you shave. Try warm compresses and an over the coun ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Lot's of bumps, huh?: My you have a lot of bumps. However, this may all be normal. They are most likely taste buds on your tongue and minor salivary glands in your lip. I ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible allergy: Causes of this type of localized itchy rash include contact dermatitis from clothing, creams, etc or allergic reaction to insect bites.Cortisone crea ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Could be intertrigo, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis. No harm in try of OTC Miconazole or Clotrimazole while waiting to be seen.
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