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pimple like bumps on stomach

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe allergies: You may have a contact dermatitis (allergic reaction similar to poison ivy or hives) or a form of eczema. If this is chronic and recurrent you may ps ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Not related: The sty of the eyelid usually resolves with hot compresses. As for the unrelated bumps elsewhere, i believe they be keratosis pilaris and may feel bet ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. He/she may need to drain the lump.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Maloney
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Red Bumps on Stomach: Red bumps which develop as we age are usually collections of blood vessels called hemangiomas. I would encourage you to see a dermatologist with a vas ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Dermatitis: There are multiple thousands of hair follicles on ones head. One for each hair. Occasionally these follicles get infected with bacteria and will for ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
May be herpes: If they are somewhat painful, they may be herpes. BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) 2,000 mg per day (available on line or in a health food store). You ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Exam: must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated by your physician.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: See your doctor to get it diagnosed. It could be an infection.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O FOLLICULITIS : Your symptoms sound like folliculitis=inflammation of the hair follicle. You need to be examined and course of therapy decided. You may need topical a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
See a derm if stays: This is interesting because its only on your sides and back an allergy would be all over the body itch and develop hives. Acne can be regional but al ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sometimes: Hives may take form of lumps (like after insect bite) or small pimple-like bumps. Hive often itches, whereas actual pimples do not usually feature th ... Read More
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 female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Could be eczema: Given the description it could be eczema but also a variety of other conditions. You would need to have it looked at by a provider. We can also revi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dermatological eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 56-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 male asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Red bumps: Can be an infection. Around anyone with staph?
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tania Dempsey
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Reaction: Sounds like you are describing hives. This is likely an allergic reaction to something. Could be another type of bug bite but more likely it is a re ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Bites, pimples, +: As listed in prior answer about bumps under facial skin, could be either of those. Could also be an allergic reaction to irritant, food, or medication ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Definitely: Is to be seen by a doctor though I'm not sure if you mean the bumps are on the inside or outside
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Most likely, those pimple-like bumps represent the common occurrence of hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles. Of course, it is still hard to ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manel Silva
16 years experience Internal Medicine
If you're worried: about an STD, the blotches on your palm may be a sign of syphilis. Regardless ,you should get tested for all STD's including HIV if you've had unprot ... Read More
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