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Are Boils Always Red From The Start
There are black spots on my wound that turn white as the wound gets less moist. I am on keflex for the same wound. What are these spots?
Regeneration tissue: In the healing process of a wound it will change colors and consistency. Many times a white film or tissue that can appear on a healing wound is regenerating tissue. Do not scrape it off, continue to nurture the wound and watch for increasing redness and swelling that continues to spread outward from the site. This is a possible sign of infection along with fevers of course. Continue healing! ...Read more
What are the dumps they start as red then the turn into pimples and they are painful and they come back on the same finger?
? herpese: Many things possible check out herpese gladiator. ...Read more
There are these kind of lumpy bumps that would come on my vaginal area and they would go away. Now they aren't going away and there's a lot of them. ?
Exam by gynecologist: Female genital sores could be due to skin disorders, but they are often symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection (STI). I strongly recommend that you have an evaluation in a clinic or office by a Family Doctor or Gynecologist as soon as possible to be properly evaluated and treated. I wish you the best with your health and remain available for personal consultations on HealthTap. ...Read more
I have red bumps on my arms thats spreading and are full of puss they are spreading quickly they itch when you squeeze the pus out its back full within an hour they are very itchy
Hopefully : Hopefully you have seen a doctor by now. If not you must do so at once, this sounds like a very aggressive infectious process that needs to be treated with antibiotics right away. Good luck. ...Read more
I get white open sores of the surface of my gum every now and then. They are sore, but disappear in a week or so. What are they and what causes them?
I am having some red bumps in my back. Im sure its not acne. They were small and itchy. They are kind of scatering. Started as a group then spreads.?
Needs to be seen: This could be any of a great number of things. One entity that's very common is pityrosporum folliculitis, with red spots at the bases of the tiny hairs; it is easy to treat. Only your physician can tell the cause of a rash. If this is a new rash and you are already taking some kind of medication, consider stopping the rx if you can. ...Read more
See a Dermatologist: I am not clear about the bites and white rashes. I don't think it's wise to guess but it would be better if you could see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.
Herpes: Red, itchy, painful episodes of rash in the boxer shorts area is herpes until proven otherwise. Breakouts may occur during times of physical or mental stress. Treatment can include anti-virals, which may either be taken on an episodic or daily preventive basis. You can get a blood test that tells you whether it's hsv i or hsv ii. ...Read more
Mostly normal: These are your taste buds, and everyone has them. The only reason for concern is if they change size, shape, or color. ...Read more
I keep getting bites in bed they are 2 dots with swelling around them always on my feet are these from bed bugs or spiders and what is the difference?
Erythema nodosum what are the causes of this painful lumps in my legs? Since 2008 taking antibiotics twice! and they always come back, why?
Many possibilities: The most common cause is a smoldering infection in teeth, tonsils, bladder, intestine, or elsewhere. Since yours goes away with antibiotic treatment, that's probably what's happening. It is recurring because the infection is recurring - so your doctor needs to run tests to find the exact location of the infection and treat it more specifically. Certain drugs can cause it too, as can other things. ...Read more
I have 15 different spots on my body they start as a little red dot then get big and itch they are round/oval they are spreading to others?
Hello, my family and I went swimming in the American River last weekend and my son has bumps on him that looks like bug bites. They are really itchy and the bumps are raised. Some of the bumps are close together and some are not. Each day for the pass wee
Swimmer's itch?: or seabather's eruption. Both are similar in many respects, they cause red itchy bumps that may become vesicular, "small blisters". Treatment is focused on symptom control with antihistamines, anti itch lotions and topical steroids, with severe eruption oral steroids may be required. Spontaneous resolution often follows. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I keep having bumps that look like mosquito bites but aren't appear on my skin and the bite becomes worse I start bleeding from the inside of the skin?
?: Sorry. I don't understand your question. Try rephrasing it differently. ...Read more
I have a rash all over my buttocks crack that is sore and itchy there are a lot of red sores but they are spread out not clustered together?
See answer: Unable to give specific advice without seeng your rash. Generally, an itchy rash between the buttocks is often due to Candidiasis, a yeast infection. This is more common in infants. It can be treated with Lamisil (Terbinafine)cream. For specific advice see your physician or upload a photo for an online consultation at Health Tap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have small pimple like bumps on my legs. They are not in clusters just one here and there, but the skin around them is itchy all the time.
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. In the meantime try to stop shaving your legs, if you do that, and see if that resolves the matter. ...Read more
Why are there red spots that are itchy in one place then disappears and then in another place with itchy red spots?
Need more info: Sounds like an allergic reaction. It may be from an insect to something you ingested or came into contact with. The "red" spots may continue to multiply. Please make an appointment with your family physician as soon as possible to prevent further spread of the "red spots" and itching. ...Read more
I often get purple colored boil like things on the back of my thighs filledvwith mostly blood some pus not much. What are they? how to prevent?
Folliculitis: A type of acne, possibly hidradenitis suppuritiva. A dermatologist will help you, possibly with a low dose of minocycline or doxycycline over a period of months. Meanwhile you can try daily application of 2 1/2% or 5% benzoyl peroxide gel [cream]. Be careful because this is a bleaching agent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer