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I have small internal hard bump just above stomach and center of the ribs. It does not hurt and it's there for 2 years or so.?

I have small internal hard bump just above stomach and center of the ribs. It does not hurt and it's there for 2 years or so.?

Observe: It definitely doesn't sound serious if it has persisted unchanged for two years and has not grown or gotten painful. It may be a cyst or a lipoma, a benign fatty tumor, commonly found on people. If really wondering, go to a doctor and have him look. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the right side of the stomach (right under my rib cage) that looks similar to a mosquito bite but isn't itchy and isn't hard.

I have a small bump on the right side of the stomach (right under my rib cage) that looks similar to a mosquito bite but isn't itchy and isn't hard.

Rash: Sounds like you have a rash of some sort. This isn't much information to go by, TBH. You might have an ingrown hair or plugged follicle or it might simply have been a small irritation. Simply put, if it is an inconvenience or an issue, have a doctor look at it ...Read more

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I have a horribly tender area located about 3in under my left ribs and about 1in to the left of the middle of my stomach. Hurts if I bump or touch it.

I have a horribly tender area located about 3in under my left ribs and about 1in to the left of the middle of my stomach. Hurts if I bump or touch it.

Go To the Doctor: Having a 'horrible' pain is the very definition of when one does not seek out medical care on the internet but actually goes to the physician. Please sign off of the internet and go see your doctor today. ...Read more

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What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.

What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.

Red itchy bumps: Do you have a belly button ring or a belt could be allergic reaction to nickle take out the ring/ belt and use zyrtec (cetirizine) or benedryl at night (no driving with benedryl), or a skin infection called folliculitis may respond to bacitracin, from sweat/heat, f/u with doc urgent care ...Read more

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I've been losing weight and have lost about 30 pounds but now my chest feels bumpy and my stomach feels like I have bumps in it. Normal?

I've been losing weight and have lost about 30 pounds but now my chest feels bumpy and my stomach feels like I have bumps in it. Normal?

Get eval: If you were obese, and lost a lot of weight, you may have had underlying lipomas (benign fatty tissue tumors) that are now becoming palpable with your weight loss. Get them evaluated to be properly diagnosed. Best wishes and congratulations on the weight loss if you are trying to lose. (If you were not trying to lose-certainly get eval asap). ...Read more

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Bumps on chest n upper body back stomach don't no what it is help! Can it be herps? Or aids

Bumps on chest n upper body back stomach don't no what it is help! Can it be herps? Or aids

Rashes: Rashes are in no way signs of either herpes or HIV in a sixteen year old. That is a new question. Where did you learn to even think of herpes or hivfor either bumps or rashes on the torso? ...Read more

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I have bumps on my upper body chest back stomach n neck not sure what it is don't itch or hurt help please?

Not sure: Skin "bumps" are not really possible to diagnose or treat over the computer. You should see a doctor for an evaluation and diagnosis and then the best treatment would occur. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a round bump in between my chest at the bottom where my stomach starts. It is tender and I am worried about it. Please help me understand.

I have a round bump in between my chest at the bottom where my stomach starts. It is tender and I am worried about it. Please help me understand.

Xyphoid process: You may just be feeling the lowest part of the breastbone, the xyphoid process. It could be anteverted and be more prominent than usual, and could be tender. Or, you may have a small epigastric hernia at the superior margin of the abdominal midline wall. You should seek an exam, but I wouldn't be too worried for now. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have these bumps on my chest and abdomen that start out as a BB under the skin. They never went away so I tried to pop them. Now they are hard bumps?

I have these bumps on my chest and abdomen that start out as a BB under the skin. They never went away so I tried to pop them. Now they are hard bumps?

Bumps on chest: Did anything come out when you tried to pop it? May be folliculitis and may respond to bacitracin-an over the counter med (mupirocin is a prescription that works better), may be cystic. F/U with doctor urgent care. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps on chest and stomach, how can I treat this?

I have tiny red bumps on chest and stomach, how can I treat this?

Derm eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have this small red non itchy bumps on my stomach and three on my back. It started on my chest and progressed. What is it?

I have this small red non itchy bumps on my stomach and three on my back. It started on my chest and progressed. What is it?

Dermatitis?: Small red bumps could be dermatitis (skin irritation allergy) or infectious lesions (like viral zoster). The presentation is so widely variable that the only way to properly diagnose you is to see your physician. Your physician will want to know how long these 'bumps' have been present, if you changed soap or detergent recently, what improves it, and seen these bumps before? See your physician. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red non-itchy bumps all over chest and stomach.?

What to do if I have red non-itchy bumps all over chest and stomach.?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have these weird bumps on my stomach back chest and arms. What can I use on them?

I have these weird bumps on my stomach back chest and arms. What can I use on them?

These need to be: Evaluated in person before a treatment recommendation can be made. Recommend assessment by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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After eating I get a bump in my lower left abdomen, shooting pains up my abdomen to my chest when I press on the bump. I do have celiac disease.

After eating I get a bump in my lower left abdomen, shooting pains up my abdomen to my chest when I press on the bump. I do have celiac disease.

Nonspecific: Any bump in the abdomen that can be pressed on, and goes away could represent a hernia. You didn't exactly describe that scenario however. Sounds like it may be worth seeing your primary care provider for a proper evaluation and exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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If I got wet in the rain and the water dripped down from my molluscum contagiosum bump on my chest to my stomach, will I get a new bump on my stomach?

If I got wet in the rain and the water dripped down from my molluscum contagiosum bump on my chest to my stomach, will I get a new bump on my stomach?

Not necessarily: Molluscum is contagious, and can occur in new sites due to inoculation, rain water is not likely to spread the lesions.
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Yes, I have ezeuma and It stopped appearing on my arms back in 8 th grade. But I seem to now have bumps that are itchy on my chest and stomach.

Yes, I have ezeuma and It stopped appearing on my arms back in 8 th grade. But I seem to now have bumps that are itchy on my chest and stomach.

Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. This eruption isn't classical for eczema and if it recently appeared, a mild viral infection called pityriasis rosea may be present. ...Read more

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Hard bump in center of abdomen. No food in 2 weeks. Not constipated taking laxatives. Celiac disease for 12 years. Pains in chest when I push on it?

Hard bump in center of abdomen. No food in 2 weeks. Not constipated taking laxatives. Celiac disease for 12 years. Pains in chest when I push on it?

See doctor now: No food for 2 weeks but why taking laxative without constipation? Your problem does not appear to be related to Celiac disease if you have been avoiding gluten. You need to be examined by your doctor ...Read more

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Son is 15 he started workin on abdominal exercises I found like a bump on his lower chest N when I touch it he feels no pain. Hiatal hernia? Worry?

Not a hiatal hernia: A hiatal hernia would be located deep within the upper abdominal cavity, behind the lower end of the sternum or breastbone. The hole or defect that the stomach herniates through is in the diaphragm not the abdominal wall muscles. What you describe maybe something in the skin, like a sebaceous cyst or a lipoma, a benign fatty growth. Enlargement or pain should prompt a visit to your family doctor. ...Read more

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What are these red bumps on my chest, neck, shoulders and stomach? Allergic to the hot tub?

What are these red bumps on my chest, neck, shoulders and stomach? Allergic to the hot tub?

Infection: Hot tub folliculitis is caused by a bacteria, pseudomonas aeruginosa, that grows in the hot water when chlorination is inadequate. Your can treat foliiculitis with otc antibacterial creams or washes or you can try dilute vinegar on the skin. Get that hot tub water tested & don't go back in until you and the tub are in good health. ...Read more

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Can I use dovobet for small pimple like bumps all over my abdomen chest and back? I have had follicle problems, and body acne it looks similar to both

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea without knowing exactly what you are treating. Devobet is a combination local ointment used for psoriasis and it contains Dexamethasone a strong steroid which may make your rash worse
i will suggest you consult your family doctor or a dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm noticing with the weather being as hot as it is I have little bumps all over my chest and stomach. Could this be a heat rash, what should I do?

I'm noticing with the weather being as hot as it is I have little bumps all over my chest and stomach. Could this be a heat rash, what should I do?

Yes it may be: Yes it may be heat rash due to the hot weather. It happens when your sweat ducts become blocked and perspiration is trapped under your skin. Most of the time the rash goes away on its own. Best way is to cool your skin and prevent sweating, stay in airconditioned area, wear loose clothes, let thye skin air dry rather thenusing towels. If the skin is itchy use calamine lotion or Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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My 2 yr old has red bumps with white middle spots on his stomach, chest, and thighs. They don't bother him but have been there for 1 wk. What r they?

My 2 yr old has red bumps with white middle spots on his stomach, chest, and thighs. They don't bother him but have been there for 1 wk. What r they?

Sounds like molluscm: I'ts hard to do skin without seeing but these could represent a cousin of the wart called molluscum contagiosum. They come up in crops, can be bb sized or bigger & tend to develop a central dimpling. The kids aren't bothered by them until they start to shed in weeks to months when they can be itchy & get inflamed. U can just monitor for now or have them checked if you go in for any reason. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps all over my upper body, mainly on my chest, stomach and back. The itching gets worse at night. What could cause this?

I have itchy red bumps all over my upper body, mainly on my chest, stomach and back. The itching gets worse at night. What could cause this?

Dermatitis: There are many causes of itchy skin rash; there is no way to even guess. Probably not serious, but see your doctor and take it from there. Or see a dermatologist. ...Read more