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I woke up and bout 1 hr latter I felt 3 bumps on my head like mosquito. But don't itch. Just r red and like a blister. I am really scared. What s it?

I woke up and bout 1 hr latter I felt 3 bumps on my head like mosquito. But don't itch. Just r red and like a blister. I am really scared. What s it?

Skin infection: This may require oral antibiotics. Start with warm compresses and surgical soap such as phisoderm or Phisohex to clean area. If not better or spreading see md for oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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If u have herps what do they look like on penis head an do they have to have bumps or blisters?

If u have herps what do they look like on penis head an do they have to have bumps or blisters?

Yellow water blister: Herpes on the penis look like bunched reddish/yellow water blisters. They pop very easily, so the blisters may be attached to shallow ulcers or scabs. They are almost always accompanied with pain. ...Read more

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I have blister like bumps on my chin. They are filled with clear fluid. No head or pus. And they seem to spread. No other symptoms.

I have blister like bumps on my chin. They are filled with clear fluid. No head or pus. And they seem to spread. No other symptoms.

See a dermatologist: Without seeing these and getting a full history, including a list of any medications you may be on it is impossible to speculate on a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a blister like bump behind near inbetween my head and ear. Its the same colour as my skin and hurts like a blister when I touch it. What is it?

I have a blister like bump behind near inbetween my head and ear. Its the same colour as my skin and hurts like a blister when I touch it. What is it?

Could be: Blisters can be from an infection, allergic reactions or from injuries. A complete history and examination will help the doctor determin the likely cause. ...Read more

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My daughter has these pimple hard bumps on her skin. I've seen them before. It looks like a blister forms. They don't itch. It take a long time to go.

My daughter has these pimple hard bumps on her skin. I've seen them before. It looks like a blister forms. They don't itch. It take a long time to go.

Atopic Dermatitis?: Your description is suggestive of Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema. This condition tends to worsen with changes in weather, humidity, use of strong detergents or harsh body soap. Sometimes it may get over infected with bacteria or fungus. If moisturizers don't improve rapidly the condition, I suggest to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why after being treated for scabies more bumps and puss blisters appeard on skin?

Why after being treated for scabies more bumps and puss blisters appeard on skin?

Anyone else got it?: First be sure the scabies diagnosis is correct. Your treatment may have been incomplete or you may have a bacterial infection secondarily or even instead of scabies its possible that everyone around you needs treatment so you don't just pass the little mites back and forth! ...Read more

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Have had this skin colored bump/blister looking thing on pubic area. Had it for two months now? No pain or leak of any sort.

Bumps in pubic area: Skin colored bumps in pubic area could be skin tags, cysts, molluscum contagiosum or viral warts, among others. Please see your dermatologist. Molluscum and warts are virus infections and need to be removed. They are contagious and can be transmitted to other people by contact. ...Read more

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My baby has little bumps all over his head they look like little blisters or pimpels.... What can they be and can they be serious?

My baby has little bumps all over his head they look like little blisters or pimpels.... What can they be and can they be serious?

Hard to say: Without seeing them. Could folliculitis, or infection of the hair follicles. Could also be baby acne or some other bacterial infection of the skin. The seriousness if it will depend on what exactly it is. The bumps need to be looked at though. ...Read more

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Blister like bump under sons neck. It started small almost looked like a skin tag but looks like it's getting fluid and getting bigger?

Blister like bump under sons neck. It started small almost looked like a skin tag but looks like it's getting fluid and getting bigger?

Eneck Lump: A lump in the neck can mean many things. If it was initially a skin tag, it may represent a remanent of development that has a sinus and forms a cyst. Send a picture or have it seen. It may also be a simple abscess. Much depends upon where it is located. All the best. ...Read more

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My hubby has a blister like bump on back of neck. Thought it was a pimple but no head has formed. When broke open only clear liquid comes out.???

My hubby has a blister like bump on back of neck. Thought it was a pimple but no head has formed. When broke open only clear liquid comes out.???

Exam: Rashes, sin lesions, bumps are relatively impossible to diagnose over the computer. May be a cyst as described, but for definitive diagnosis, see the doc, good luck. ...Read more

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My son was bit by a tick abt 2 wks ago. It was jus a red bump but now is looking more like a blister or white head. This normal or Should I be worried?

My son was bit by a tick abt 2 wks ago. It was jus a red bump but now is looking more like a blister or white head. This normal or Should I be worried?

Local reaction: Most insect bites induce local reaction, some reactions are immediate others maybe delayed &/ prolonged. Your son was bitten by a tick and raises the concern of possible transmission of certain infections. The type of tick, your geographic location and the general health of your son will be valuable contributors to guiding his care. Take care ...Read more

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My foot got a blister on the bottom of it. Now the skin grew over it but it still hurts and there's a black bump/dot under the skin. Should I open it?

My foot got a blister on the bottom of it. Now the skin grew over it but it still hurts and there's a black bump/dot under the skin. Should I open it?

BLISTER ON SOLE: OPEN NOTHING!
SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR OR A DERMATOLOGIST TO DO THE OPENING IF IT REQUIRES ONE!
HOT WATER SOAKS (NOT TOO HOT!) SEVERAL TIMES A DAYS MIGHT HELP TEMPORARILY.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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I have a yellowish blister looking bump on the side of my foot. It feels as though a small rock or something might be in it. The skin has grown over it?

I have a yellowish blister looking bump on the side of my foot. It feels as though a small rock or something might be in it. The skin has grown over it?

Foreign body: Your description suggests that this lesion might be a foreign body such as a splinter. Since it is not resolving on its' own a visit might be in order, but if it is not getting bigger, red or more tender it is also not likely to need urgent attention. I f those conditions are occurring though it is time to have it seen about ...Read more

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The skin on the shaft and base of my penis became red, itchy, chafed w/no bumps/blisters, 3 days after I clipped in that area. What could this be?

The skin on the shaft and base of my penis became red, itchy, chafed w/no bumps/blisters, 3 days after I clipped in that area. What could this be?

Razor burn: Skin infection/razor burn. Keep the area dry, wash with gentle soap and water, keep moisturized, and avoid sexual activity until resolved. If not improving, see a local doctor for possible antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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5 year old has small cluster of blister like bumps on one side of waist. It is itchy and started about 2 weeks ago. It started as a dry itchy skin?

5 year old has small cluster of blister like bumps on one side of waist. It is itchy and started about 2 weeks ago. It started as a dry itchy skin?

Blisters: The cluster of blisters reminds me of shingles or herpes zoster. It is related to the chickenpox virus and is contagious. Have him checked to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have tiny itchy bumps on the bottom of my foot. They are all around what used to be a blister and is now a hole in my foot with weird looking skin?

I'm not sure what: Exactly you mean by a whole in the foot...are we speaking of a bonafide ulcer? If so you should see a foot doctor or dermatologist....if its just one of the blisters erupting it sounds more along the lines of a bullous Tinea pedis or athletes foot and a topical antifungal would be a good starting point. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the inside of my lower lip. It has a head like a pimple but it looks clear like a blister. It hurts and came from nowhere. What is it?

I have a bump on the inside of my lower lip. It has a head like a pimple but it looks clear like a blister. It hurts and came from nowhere. What is it?

Herpes Simplex 1: If it is painful, as in stinging, this is likely HSV-1 or herpes type type one. These are often called cold sores and the most common mode of contraction is kissing. They are harmless, but painful and can be associated with acute stress (physical or mental) such as getting the common cold, flu, test taking time, menstruation, pregnancy, etc. If they do not resolve or become more painful discuss ...Read more

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I have tiny dark red bumps on the side of my left foot... they look like small cluster of blisters. Are dark red and skin hard around aira?

I have tiny dark red bumps on the side of my left foot... they look like small cluster of blisters. Are dark red and skin hard around aira?

See a skin doctor: Keep your feet clean and dry and open to the air soon you get home if there is any history of diabetes or not getting any better you need to see your doctor or preferably a skin doctor ...Read more

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3 painful bumps on my pernium. Not blisters, oozing, or cauliflower like, not crusting or scabbing, or forming a head, burns during urination?

3 painful bumps on my pernium. Not blisters, oozing, or cauliflower like, not crusting or scabbing, or forming a head, burns during urination?

Cellulitis: Painful bumps indicate inflammation, most likely infectious from skin bacteria. Put some Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment on them and take ibuprofen for a couple of days. You should also disk these with Epson salt. If no improvement in 2 days, see your doctor for a quick exam and assessment. You may need a course of antibiotic to treat. ...Read more

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Two fingers (top part) itchy, red& swollen. Few red bumps/blisters maybe? Few red dots undar skin. I kno I had a small cut on1 finger if that helps??

Infected: Could be herpangina or could be staph/strep or could be
spider bite. Go see a doc. If you begin to see red streaks up the forearm and or tender nodes in elbow or axilla, go see doc immediately. ...Read more

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I had a couple small water blisters which disappeared. It has now changed to 20 small pink bumps over a period of 6 months, skin cancer? Very worried

I had a couple small water blisters which disappeared. It has now changed to 20 small pink bumps over a period of 6 months, skin cancer? Very worried

Cancer unlikely: 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. It is unlikely that what you described is cancer.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more