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I have these things like little sores that come on my lower back and they are bubbled up when they go away they leave a scar what could this be?

I have these things like little sores that come on my lower back and they are bubbled up when they go away they leave a scar what could this be?

Folliculitis: Sores on the skin are related to acne vulgarism, usually related to hormones, or follicular infections, which may leave a scar. Some of these infections are due to mrsa, a more aggressive form of staph infection. A culture of an active infection would be good, and your physician could treat you with an antibiotic based on that culture. Acne and folliculitis are both treatable. ...Read more

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Can Gerd and gas bubbles cause back between shoulder blades to ache? How do I tell if that's the cause?

Can Gerd and gas bubbles cause back between shoulder blades to ache? How do I tell if that's the cause?

Gerd: Sounds like you already have a diagnosis of GERD. Yes you can have pain here due to this. you should follow up and likely need a scope of your stomach to further evaluate your stomach and esophagus. ...Read more

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Bubbling sensation back of leg below bum, it's been going on all night into the morning, should I be worried? Family history of dvt

Bubbling sensation back of leg below bum, it's been going on all night into the morning, should I be worried? Family history of dvt

Dvt: Usually a dvt presents as swelling of te cal for thigh bigger than the other leg. A positive Hoffman sign, contract the calf causing pain, and risk factors of prolonged immobility, trauma, post -op surgical, or risk of turbulent blood flow like aneurysm, verifies veins, severe peripheral vascular disease. If this is the case get an Ultrasound and see. ...Read more

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Feels like there is a bubble in back of throat, hurts to cough, just feels really weird to swallow in general?

Feels like there is a bubble in back of throat, hurts to cough, just feels really weird to swallow in general?

Throat irritation: The symptoms sound like there is some irritation to the pharynx / throat area. This could be inflammation or infection from different causes, It could be allergy too.
Salt water gargle and some tylenol (acetaminophen) might help the symptoms, if symptom prolongs may need the specific treatment towards the cause. ...Read more

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I've been having symptoms of milky white discharge,lower back pains, and a bubble like sensation/cramp in my lower abdomen. any ideas what it could be?

I've been having symptoms of milky white discharge,lower back pains, and a bubble like sensation/cramp in my lower abdomen. any ideas what it could be?

Many causes: Hi!
Some simple tests can help to narrow down the causes of symptoms like these. We would usually start with a pregnancy test and a urine analysis, as well as testing for common vaginal infections. A primary care doctor here on HealthTap can start the process, but an in-person visit to a physician for pelvic examination and to test for vaginal infections is a necessary step also. ...Read more

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I have a bubble in the middle of my back right above my butt what could it be?

I have a bubble in the middle of my back right above my butt what could it be?

Epidermoid Cyst: An epidermoid cyst has a cyst wall that is made of skin cells found in the epidermis. This cyst wall is like a balloon that projects down into the second layer of the skin, the dermis. This balloon, or cyst wall, makes keratin -- a protein found in skin, hair, and nails -- and is white, cheesy, or firm. The only treatment is surgical excision. ...Read more

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What does It mean if you feel kind of bubbles in your lower part of your back?

What does It mean if you feel kind of bubbles in your lower part of your  back?

Back problem?: It might mean there is some sort of issue with the muscles ligaments or even bones of the back, or could be referred from another structure such as kidney, bowel etc. A doctor assessment will help here as examination will often lead to the diagnosis, and if remains unclear further tests can be undertaken. All the best. ...Read more

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Bubbling sensation in my lower back?

Bubbling sensation in my lower back?

Needs examination : A variety of causes from back related vs symptoms referred to back from somewhere else (eg kidney/urine, bowel, lung). Best to be examined by a doctor ...Read more

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I have a sharp bubble feel in my right side edging to back near my kedney area. What can this be and should I be highly concerned.

I have a sharp bubble feel in my right side edging to back near my kedney area. What can this be and should I be highly concerned.

Right side pain: If this is a persistent or recurrent symptom it should be investigated. Right upper abdominal discomfort radiating to the back is seen with gallbladder or liver disorders. Kidney stones can cause it with radiation toward the groin. Right lower abdominal distress occurs with appendicitis,bowel inflammation or ovarian pathology. Get evaluated by a physician and appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Could back pain be caused by an air bubble?

Could back pain be caused by an air bubble?

Maybe: How did an air bubble get in your back? Whatever would put the bubble in their could possibly cause pain. See your doctor if it's very painful for a proper medical evaluation. ...Read more

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My son has what I can only describe as bubble spots on his back, shoulders and chest overnight he has more and they've grown, what could they be?

My son has what I can only describe as bubble spots on his back, shoulders and chest overnight he has more and they've grown, what could they be?

See your doctor: It's very difficult to diagnose a rash with a short description and no picture. And although most rashes in children are nothing to worry about, if the rash is getting worse or he has any other signs of being unwell, you should see your doctor to make sure it's nothing serious. Good luck! ...Read more

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There is a blood-filled "bubble"on my back which bleeds profusely when punctured, and has yet to shrink in size. It appeared quickly, is it harmful?

There is a blood-filled "bubble"on my back which bleeds profusely when punctured, and has yet to shrink in size. It appeared quickly, is it harmful?

Usually no: Need more history, and details: trauma, how big, previous sore or discoloration, etc. If it truly just appeared, it sounds like a "blood blister" or something similar, which is usually benign and temporary. However, some serious skin problems are associated with bleeding, so if it continues to be a problem, you should have it checked out. ...Read more

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Can compressed nerve come and go? Is it usual for a nerve issue to get worse during the day? Feeling a bubbling tingling sensation upper right back

Can compressed nerve  come and go?  Is it usual for a nerve issue to get worse during the day? Feeling a bubbling tingling sensation  upper right back

Come & Go Nerve Symp: Hello. Nerve pain can get worse during the day depending on location of the nerve responsible for the pain and the type of activity taking place at time of pain attack. Some patients may have true compressed nerve(s) but never experience pain from it (them). Sometimes just asymmetric pressure from a disc bulge near the nerve can cause worse pain "while up" but ease when seated or laying down. ...Read more

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Why is there a bubble in my gums by my back teeth?

Why is there a bubble in my gums by my back teeth?

Possible infection: This could be a sign of infection. Have you dentist check this area. ...Read more

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I feel like there are bubbles at the back of my throat what causes this and should I worry?

I feel like there are bubbles at the back of my throat what causes this and should I worry?

Many things: Many things may cause this sensation such as anxiety, heartburn or even constipation. If your symptoms are worrisome see your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of air bubbles in your back ?

Please Clarify: I'm not sure what you mean by air bubble in your back. Please clarify. ...Read more

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When im lying down I have a bubbling sound that travels up my spine to my head. Is this normal?

When im lying down I have a bubbling sound that travels up my spine to my head. Is this normal?

"Bubbling" symptoms: It is most likely air from your stomach mixing with stomach fluids causing the bubbling sensation. Annoying as that is, it is not a reason to be concerned. If you want to follow up with a medical professional, you can always consult a gastroenterologist for advice. ...Read more

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I started running about two weeks ago, and just last week I started feeling bubble like popping around my lower spine?

I started running about two weeks ago, and just last week I started feeling bubble like popping around my lower spine?

Interesting symptom: The most likely cause for this is some type of movement of your lower facet joints against each other. Does it happen primarily when you are active? Try some regular back exercises and make sure you warm up well before running. If this does not go away, it would be worth having your back examined. ...Read more

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My aunt just discovered a rash on her back that really itches and she sees bubble like things on the rash that pop. What could it be?

My aunt just discovered a rash on her back that really itches and she sees bubble like things on the rash that pop. What could it be?

Could be vesicles: What you are describing sounds like vesicles. They can be caused by contact dermatitis, viral infections, and if the rash is limited to just one side of her back she may have shingles. I would recommend she see a doctor as soon as possible, as the window of opportunity for treating shingles is only 3 days/72 hrs. ...Read more

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I have a large blood bubble sort of thing on the back of my head, I fell off a golf cart and it hurts but I don't know how to make it go down?

I have a large blood bubble sort of thing on the back of my head, I fell off a golf cart and it hurts but I don't know how to make it go down?

Hematoma: More likely you have a "hematoma". This is a ruptured vessel under the scalp...Time will take of it, or you can go to Plastic Surgeon that can put a needle into the hematoma and remove it(aspirate it). ...Read more

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After walking briskly/jogging for exercise, backs of thighs feel like bubbles popping hard to explain but others have said they get too. what is it?

After walking briskly/jogging for exercise, backs of thighs feel like bubbles popping hard to explain but others have said they get too. what is it?

Hard to say: Is there a physical bumpiness to your skin, like air underneath the skin. If so then you should have a physician check you out. But if it is a tingling feeling then it might be just cramps. If this is the case, proper hydration and electrolyte replacement (Gatorade) would help. ...Read more

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I put a condom on the right way but forgot to pinch the top for air bubbles so I took it off and rolled it then put it back on. Should I be worried?

I put a condom on the right way but forgot to pinch the top for air bubbles so I took it off and rolled it then put it back on. Should I be worried?

Probably not: It's more than likely fine. As long as the condom wasn't damaged in the process (torn etc) you are fine. Congratulations on practicing safe sex. ...Read more

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I have a bubble/ boil above my 1st front tooth. I could pop it but in a couple days it refills and comes right back to its original size. What is it?

I have a bubble/ boil above my 1st front tooth.  I could pop it but in a couple days it refills and comes right back to its original size. What is it?

A dental abscess: A 'parulis' is a bubble-like lesion that is near the tip of the root of an infected tooth. It's function is to drain the pus away from the infection. The bacteria that cause the infection are inside the tooth and the body's white blood cells and antibodies cannot get inside the tooth to eliminate them. Used up white blood cells are 'pus'.
See a dentist about treating the infection. ...Read more

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I was beaten. Hit multiple times in kidney and on my upper spine? Kidney hurts. Even after 3 weeks and so does my spine ? Spine feels like theare bubble

I was beaten. Hit multiple times in kidney and on my upper spine? Kidney hurts. Even after 3 weeks and so does my spine ? Spine feels like theare bubble

Injury: I would see your local physician for evaluation and treatment today. Get out of the situation you were involved with and contact the authorities. ...Read more

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Have a sharp back pain that feels like I have a air bubble. How to get rid of the bubble?

Cause of pain: the solution to this problem depends solely on the cause. Gas can cause intense pain, and is indeed "air", but some abdominal organs will radiate pain to the back or the shoulder when they are infected. Good idea to see a doctor, who may order labs or imaging in addition to getting a really thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more