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Are Boils Bad
Folliculitis: Could be infected hair follicles. I would be concerned about lymph nodes too. Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I'm getting bumps that are itchy and squishy everywhere throughout the day. They are everywhere! What are they? They aren't bites.
Key question: red?: Squishy, itchy bumps that are also red are very suggestive of hives--a manifestation of allergies. If they are not red, it may be more suggestive of pityriasis alba/a fungal infection or keratosis pilaris. Best to have a dermatologist look at them for diagnosis and treatment. Good wishes:) ...Read more
No: Not all bacteria are bad; many are important some of the body's most basic processes, including digestion. Bacteria is also a necessary in the formation of certain foods such as cheese. Lastly, we need the normal flora bacteria to compete against the "bad" bacteria in our body, preventing the bad bacteria from overtaking our body. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are some basic and easy home remedies for treating boils and cysts? I have them all over my buttocks area, they are in pain and itch.
See your doctor.: There are no easy home remedies for treating these. It sounds like you are contaminating yourself as you scratch. One may be infected and you scratch and infect another area. You may need these lanced and antibiotic treatment. Wash your hands frequently and do not scratch. These can be come serious. ...Read more
I have been having this boils,they are like pimples in armpits and pubic hair .They are so painful and come, dissapear then re-appear.
What are these Itchy cluster of Bumps all over my inner thighs? They itch moslty at night. i'm not sexually active. What are they? follicutis?
Occasionally I get little bumps on my scalp that are painful. They are like pimples, but they really hurt. What are they? Cure?
What are these dry not itchy spots that are spreading on me. They're very small and are spreading.
Hi, just wondering I'm breaking out in lumps on my legs they are reddish and are sore to touch they are small like pimples but keep coming what r they?
Okay I have these red itchy blister looking things in my pubic area. They are not painful but they really itch. They are in clusters.
I'm getting like red bumps appearing on my skin they are quite itchy and I don't know what they are.
Urticaria: bumps that are intensely itchy are usually an allergic reaction to something: you ate, inhaled or came in contact with. If you have itching or feel tightness in your throat or having trouble breathing, you need to go ER, otherwise, try some bendadryl (take it before bedtime and do NOT drive and operate machinery if you take this one) for tonight or claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec (all over the counter) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have these soft, tender lumps underneath my arms that are super painful. They are under both arms and they keep reappearing. Not sure what's goingon?
R/O HIRADENITIS: It may be HIRADENITIS Supporitiva , a type of folliculitis is that can occur in the groin or armpit region. You need to be examined to make sure it is not an enlarged lymph node. Also lab work and potentially an ultrasound of the area. Your doctor may prescribe both topical and oral antibiotics. If it doesn't resolve referral to a surgeon maybe needed. ...Read more