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raised hard bumps on skin

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: This sounds like a benign lesion like a dermatofibroma or inclusion cyst but have it checked. A dermatologist could diagnose it for you if your pcp c ... Read More
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Bump: The bump may be a ganglion cyst or possibly a lipoma. Hard to give an exact diagnosis without palpating or seeing bump.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Sebaceous cyst?: A bump with a black dot in the middle is likely a sebaceous cyst. As for the other bumps a photo of them would be helpful. Consider a Virtual consulta ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sebaceous cyst: You can "pop" a zit, pimple, or cyst, but the sac around it has cells that produce the sebum that you squeeze out--unless the sac is removed, it will ... Read More
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Dr. James Seward
22 years experience Dermatology
Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical exam so i would see a dermatologist. Perhaps it is a cyst, a mole, a dermatofibroma, or other possibilities. I woul ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
1 Look=1000 words: Too hard to tell from this limited information. Go see your family doctor or a dermatologist and have them look at it. Chances are they can take one l ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
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
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Possible abscess: This is a common location to have an abscess, a local skin infection, which is easily treated by opening it and allowing it to drain, which may hurt b ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
May be physiologic: This may be physiologic but other possibilities are folliculitis - inflammation of the hair follicles. The bump or nodule may be a fibroma. It would ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
? Keratosis pilaris: really depends on the area you are talking about. Scratching will typically cause red bumps know as dermatographism (a form of urticaria or hives from ... Read More

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