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There is a small, round, light green/blue, hard bump under my skin about 3mm in diameter on my abdomen. Should I be worried?

There is a small, round, light green/blue, hard bump under my skin about 3mm in diameter on my abdomen. Should I be worried?

Blue Bumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface or just below the skin. Some of the most common ones include the following:
skin cysts
cherry angioma
dermatofibromas
epidermoid cysts
folliculitis
keratosis pilaris
lipomas
neurofibromas
venous lake. ...Read more

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6wksago I fell off my horse (16.3h).Hit the side of my shin on a rock upon landing. Bump turned blue, now dark skin color and painful when active or not?

6wksago I fell off my horse (16.3h).Hit the side of my shin on a rock upon landing. Bump turned blue, now dark skin color and painful when active or not?

Hematoma: Shins are a bitch to heal. Could be hairline fracture, unresolved hematoma or torn muscle. Dark skin color indicates iron under the skin from the blood. Get an xray. Hairline fx don't show up for weeks. ...Read more

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Have a small bump below skin (pea size, gets bigger when I bend back). The area has a black and blue mark above thebump hurts now and then. What is it?

Have a small bump below skin (pea size, gets bigger when I bend back). The area has a black and blue mark above thebump hurts now and then. What is it?

The most likely: Explanation is that you have a benign lipoma (fatty accumulation below the skin) with, coincidentally, a bruise near it. But there are some more serious kinds of bleeding or skin problems that have an ecchymosis or bruise associated with them. It would be best if you could have your doctor or a skin specialist/Dermatologist take a look at this. Make an appointment. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Pea size bump under skin was sore for couple weeks. Never bothered me before. Yesterday it reduced size and I have purple/blue color 2 inches around it?

Pea size bump under skin was sore for couple weeks. Never bothered me before. Yesterday it reduced size and I have purple/blue color 2 inches around it?

Did it get: Traumatized. Usually purple/bluish discoloration is suggestive of a bruise, or trauma to the local small bloood vessells that leads to blood leaking around the area. If you are really worried about the area, consider having a doctor taking a look at it. It may just very well be a superficial cyst that was inflamed and has some localized bruising, but hard to say without seeing it myself. ...Read more

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When I sit the top of my feet turn blue. I'm getting bumps on my face and head chest and back theya want make head slow 2 heal backhow do I treat them?

When I sit the top of my feet turn blue. I'm getting bumps on my face and head chest and back theya want make head slow 2 heal backhow do I treat them?

Challenge: It is challenging to determine the issue on a forum like this. You should make an appointment to see a practitioner who will take your complete history and physical examination and perhaps order some tests. ...Read more

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I have these bumps that look like huge pimples but when I try and pop them I can feel them move under my skin and they turn blue/purple what r they?

I have these bumps that look like huge pimples but when I try and pop them I can feel them move under my skin and they turn blue/purple what r they?

Your Mother says:: Do not pop your pimples. Do not squeeze them. Do not pick at them. Do you want scars and damaged skin from acne?

Please please get some real medical advice and learn how to care for your skin so that the acne can heal appropriately and you do not have life long scars to deal with.

And, in your specific case it sounds like there is worse infection happening. Please see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Why is my vagina red on the outside of the skin and my clit is a blue/purple color? I see a bump under my clit, but there's no pain anywhere. Herpes?

Why is my vagina red on the outside of the skin and my clit is a blue/purple color? I see a bump under my clit, but there's no pain anywhere. Herpes?

See an OB/GYN: Without exam have no way to diagnose or suggest. Herpes without pain or tenderness would be very unusual. Perhaps you have a yeast infection, but this too should be manifest by tender inflammation. See somebody who is experienced. ...Read more

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I seem to have a little bump on my thumb palm side under skin it looks blue and when pressure is applied it hurts momentarily. At the bottom of thumb?

I seem to have a little bump on my thumb palm side under skin it looks blue and when pressure is applied it hurts momentarily. At the bottom of thumb?

Probable Injury: If you have had this for only a short period of time, it may simply be an injury – even if you don’t remember one. If so, it should resolve in a week or two. Try to avoid any more injury to the area while it’s healing. If it worsens or doesn’t seem to be improving, I would have it checked. ...Read more

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My dad has a 2 bumps each with a black center under his eye next to his nose. He thought it was a black head and tried to pop it. The area turned blue?

My dad has a 2 bumps each with a black center under his eye next to his nose. He thought it was a black head and tried to pop it. The area turned blue?

Consult a doctor: It sounds like occluded dermal cysts. It is not a good idea to squeeze any lesion. It will make it worse or it may lead to a bad infection around the eye which is called peri orbital cellulitis. The black head could be a cyst by squeezing it the capsule may rapture and created an inflammation which may caused a larger darker spot. Pls consult either ophthalmologist or Derm. ...Read more

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I banged my finger a few weeks ago and got a huge blood clot. My entire finger turned black and blue. The next day, I got a protruding pea sized bump. Now the bump is under the skin and painful. What should I do?

I banged my finger a few weeks ago and got a huge blood clot. My entire finger turned black and blue. The next day, I got a protruding pea sized bump. Now the bump is under the skin and painful. What should I do?

This merits: Medical evaluation. You can start with your physician. He or she should be able to determine if consultation by a hand specialist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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My skin itches so bad everywhere even where my penis area it be bumps and red spots on my stomach out of the blue it is something wrong with the insid?

My skin itches so bad everywhere even where my penis area it be bumps and red spots on my stomach out of the blue it is something wrong with the insid?

More info needed: Rashes require a proper history and physical. If you can provide pictures or have a full exam by your doctor you are more likely to have a proper diagnosis. Good luck ...Read more

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Baby head bump?

Baby head bump?

More details?: The opening at the top of the baby's head is called a fontanelle. It usually gradually closes by the end of the first year to 15 months. If you are palpating a swelling in that area, the baby needs to be checked. An ultrasound may be performed through that opening. If the baby fell, and there is a swelling, the baby will need to be further assessed as well. ...Read more

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Tiny dry bumps on skin?

Rash: Tiny dry bumps on skin, if not blistering, is probably a contact rash, benign. You can apply OTC hydrocortisone 1% 3x/d until rash resolves. If not going away after 2 weeks or worsens sooner, see Derm MD. Welcome to health tap, Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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I have a bump on my head?

I have a bump on my head?

Ans: Well I need a little more information. Did you have trauma? Bite? Growth? Etc ...Read more

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I have a bump on my head?

I have a bump on my head?

Bump: A bump on your head can be from contusion. But other bumps are from various causes. Cyst, lipoma, abscess are few thoughts. ...Read more

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Are bumps on your head normal?

Are bumps on your head normal?

Have it evaluated.: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What do bumps on the head mean?

What do bumps on the head mean?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Have some hard bumps under skin?

Have some hard bumps under skin?

Hard bumps: There are a variety of causes of hard bumps under the skin, including cysts, acne, harmless or potentially harmful tumors. Please see your healthcare professional. ...Read more

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What do new bumps on head signify?

What do new bumps on head signify?

Uncertain.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What does a bump on your head mean?

What does a bump on your head mean?

Could mean: Many things... Did you hit your head? This could mean swelling or bruising under the skin. Is is a rubbery bump that can move? That could be a lipoma, or fat accumulation. It could also be a lymph node. Please see a doctor for a full history and exam. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I have unexpected bumps on the skin?

I have unexpected bumps on the skin?

Maybe an allergy: Have your doctor take a look to see what the diagnosis is and what treatment can help you get rid of it. People get bumps when they are cold or nervous or have skin problems such as eczema or many other rashes. Tell your doctor if they itch when they came up and what exposures you have had. ...Read more

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I am afraid I have a bump on my head?

I am afraid I have a bump on my head?

Palpate your head: & examine in mirror to determine if you do have a bump on your head. ...Read more

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What are bumps on the skin that itch?

What are bumps on the skin that itch?

Multiple causes: Bumps on the skin that itch is a non-specific rash that suggests allergy. The bumps may be large and evanescent (come and go within 24 hours) more characteristic of hives and respond to antihistamines. The bumps can also be tiny and remain in select areas such as the hands or creases of our arms or legs for a longer period of time characteristic of eczema or a contact allergy. ...Read more

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What is this squishy bump on my head?

? pilar cyst: Without an exam, it is impossible to tell exactly what your "squishy bump" is. Cysts are common though. Get checked by dr., good luck. ...Read more

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What do rising bumps on the skin means?

What do rising bumps on the skin means?

Medical eval: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Two small bumps on the back of my head?

Two small bumps on the back of my head?

Nor enough info: Not enough info for an answer. 2 small bumpms on the back of your head? Where exactly-where hair is? Are they red, itch, pimple like, hard, soft? Do they hurt? ...Read more

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What can this weird bump on my skin be?

What can this weird bump on my skin be?

Get evaluated: You should have the bump looked at by a dermatologist. There are many things that can cause bumps on skin. ...Read more

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Round thick movable bumps under my skin?

Lipoma: A lipoma is a growth of fat cells in a thin, fibrous capsule usually found just below the skin. Lipomas are found most often on the torso, neck, upper thighs, upper arms, and armpits, but they can occur almost anywhere in the body. One or more lipomas may be present at the same time. Lipomas are the most common noncancerous soft tissue growth. ...Read more