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I got a painless small firm bump with black dot in the middle that looks like could be squeezed out on my face. What is it.

I got a painless small firm bump with black dot in the middle that looks like could be squeezed out on my face. What is it.

Unfortunately it is: Nearly impossible to diagnose skin lesions over the internet since we cannot see them. It sounds like a pimple with black head but there are other more serious conditions that could also be the way you have described. You need to be seen and examined by a dermatologist to be certain this is not something serious. ...Read more

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I got a painless small firm bump with black dot in the middle that looks like could be squeezed out on my face. I have pictures.

I got a painless small firm bump with black dot in the middle that looks like could be squeezed out on my face. I have pictures.

Unfortunately: Pictures only come through with an in-box or video consultation. Even with that, the quality may prohibit useful evaluation. Go see a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for a face to face evaluation. ...Read more

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A bit of some kind on the bottom of my foot white bump little black dot in middle itches and is sore?

A bit of some kind on the bottom of my foot white bump little black dot in middle itches and is sore?

Those dang warts.: Just in case it is a plantar wart, it would be wise to begin treating it soon. If you are not sure, then have it evaluated by a doctor experienced in warts and their treatment options. Left untreated, warts can spread like a wild fire, making the any treatment protocol more difficult. ...Read more

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My mom's toe bump with a black dot in it. Is there any thing dangerous & what could be the reasons?

My mom's toe bump with a black dot in it. Is there any thing dangerous & what could be the reasons?

Melanin or Not.: Even though your description is vague, there is just detail to advise that the toe should be examined by a doctor. More that likely, there is nothing to be concerned about. There is a chance that it could be something more serious. Why not remove all doubt and get it checked. ...Read more

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3 SM flat/raised shiny skin firm bumps back scalp. 2 at exact opp ends of head (right & left), smaller 1" from left bump. Left bump black dot middle?

3 SM flat/raised shiny skin firm bumps back scalp. 2 at exact opp ends of head (right & left), smaller 1" from left bump. Left bump black dot middle?

Sebaceous cyst?: A bump with a black dot in the middle is likely a sebaceous cyst. As for the other bumps a photo of them would be helpful. Consider a Virtual consultation on Health Tap where you could upload photos of the area. ...Read more

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A working woman and she has type 2 diabetes. Her toe bump with a black dot in it. Is there any thing dangerous & what could be the reasons?

A working woman and she has type 2 diabetes. Her toe bump with a black dot in it. Is there any thing dangerous & what could be the reasons?

Be seen: Diabetic foot problems should be seen and evaluated to make sure it is not something more serious. Diabetics often do not have normal protective sensation in their feet which can lead to injury, infection, even necrosis. ...Read more

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A working woman and she has type 2 diabetes. Her toe bump with a black dot in it. Is there any thing dangerous & what could be the reasons?

A working woman and she has type 2 diabetes. Her toe bump with a black dot in it. Is there any thing dangerous & what could be the reasons?

Maybe: Maybe not. You would want to make sure the black dot is just a bruise and not gangrene. It's likely the former but since gangrene has obvious seriousness related it should be checked out. ...Read more

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I have blackheads but there is an especially large and deep blackhead on my nose which is like a bump with a black dot in the middle. What do I do?

I have blackheads but there is an especially large and deep blackhead on my nose which is like a bump with a black dot in the middle. What do I do?

Extraction: You can obtain a small hand instrument sold in most cosmetic counters called a comedone extractor. This is like a rounded curve with a hole in the middle. This is pressed on the dot you have and the oxidized plug will squeeze out. ...Read more

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There is a rash at the bass of my arm pitt and one on my back. The rash is small. Each bump has a black dot. It's inflammed and has a burning sensation?

There is a rash at the bass of my arm pitt and one on my back. The rash is small. Each bump has a black dot. It's inflammed and has a burning sensation?

Glands: Hi
Sorry to hear you've been dealing with rash issues. There are glands under the arm pit that can commonly become clogged and become infected. We have larger glands there that you wouldn't find elsewhere, like say your forearm. If you shave, it is also common to get ingrown hairs. Usually these issues are self resolving. More info: http://wb. Md/2pAk5BC Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have small hard pimple like bumps and a bump with a small black dot like indent hole in the center all appeared after shaving but haven't went away?

I have small hard pimple like bumps and a bump with a small black dot like indent hole in the center all appeared after shaving but haven't went away?

See primary provider: It sounds like it is benign but without looking at it would. Be difficult to diagnose. A picture may help but your best bet would be have it checked out ...Read more

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I have a white bump with a little black dot in the middle right at my panty line. Is this just a pimple or is it a boil? I put prid on it

I have a white bump with a little black dot in the middle right at my panty line. Is this just a pimple or is it a boil? I put prid on it

You should see a: Board certified dermatologist as this may just be a sebacious inclusion cyst but without seeing it and touching it, I can't say for sure.
Hope that helps ...Read more

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What is this Small bump at my vermillon border? It has a black dot at the center. I'm so worried if this is a normal bump or a precancerous one. IS IT?

What is this Small bump at my vermillon border? It has a black dot at the center. I'm so worried if this is a normal bump or a precancerous one. IS IT?

Don't know.: We'd need more info about this. How long has it been there? Do you smoke? Is it painful or draining? Ultimately, you may need a formal evaluation or even a biopsy to be sure. You can snap a picture and upload it during a HealthTap consult if you wish, so one of us can have a look. ...Read more

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A bump on the toe with a small black dot coming out of it. Is it dangerous? Plz help Thnx

A bump on the toe with a small black dot coming out of it. Is it dangerous? Plz help Thnx

Wart: The lesion that you describe could be a wart. Try an over the counter wart medication for the next couple of weeks. If the lesion does not resolve, follow up with a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Hey I have a tiny bump on the top of my lip with a crator like hole and black dot in the middle it doesn't hurt unless I pick at it what can it be?

Hey I have a tiny bump on the top of my lip with a crator like hole and black dot in the middle it doesn't hurt unless I pick at it what can it be?

Cold sore: It might be cold sore which is caused by herpes virus
It might be contagious so be aware
You can use some ointment prescribed by your doctor for it
It might recur every now and then ...Read more

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A weird black dot popped on the back of my neck & it's hurt alil. Looks like a black mole or bump?

Bump: Moles typically are not painful. You may have a cyst or clogged pore. I would see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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What to do for itchy small tiny bumps on hand with each of the bumps looking like there is a black dot in the center?

What to do for itchy small tiny bumps on hand with each of the bumps looking like there is a black dot in the center?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have. If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up. If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a bad bug bite on my upper inner thigh it's a bright red bloch a black dot in the center it feels like a bump underneath and a close red rash?

I have a bad bug bite on my upper inner thigh it's a bright red bloch a black dot in the center it feels like a bump underneath and a close red rash?

Rash: If you did not see the bug, it is unlikely to be a bug bite in that location. You need to have someone look at it for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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There was a little bump around my right nipple and I squeezed it and a yellow substance came out of it inside the yellow substance was a black dot?

There was a little bump around my right nipple and I squeezed it and a yellow substance came out of it inside the yellow substance was a black dot?

Oil gland matter: The breast has sebaceous or oil glands to moisturize the nipple. If the duct to the skin surface gets plugged the oily substance can oxidize and turn dark (a blackhead) and if expressed this could look like a black dot amidst the normal yellowish sebum. Moist heat will often help open and unblock a blocked oil gland. A too tight bra can predispose to these, especially if perspiring with exercise. ...Read more

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I havea red bump on my leg. It has changed shape. There is a black dot on it and it hurts to touch. Also the skin is peeling on it. What is it?

I havea red bump on my leg. It has changed shape. There is a black dot on it and it hurts to touch. Also the skin is peeling on it. What is it?

Mystery spot: This is one that needs to be seen by your doctor. Without looking, can't know what it is. But you are right to be concerned about any spot that is changing. Please make an appt to get it checked! ...Read more

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How to tell my parents that I need biopsy to inspect my bump at my lip with a black dot at the center? How to tell them? I'm horrified. How?

How to tell my parents that I need biopsy to inspect my bump at my lip with a black dot at the center? How to tell them? I'm horrified. How?

That's odd....: If a person talks with his parents on a usual, normal basis, then there is nothing special about telling them about a bump that needs a biopsy. It is done the same way that any normal, everyday conversation is done. However, which doctor says the bump needs a biopsy? On the face, a specialized dermatologic surgeon or plastic surgeon can give an opinion. Presumably, it's not just a blackhead. ...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