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My friends mom has this bump on her scalp it looks like hard dandruff or something covering it and if you look closely it looks dark underneath it?

My friends mom has this bump on her scalp it looks like hard dandruff or something covering it and if you look closely it looks dark underneath it?

Scalp mass: It could be a cyst but regardless, it is something you need to see a health care provider about as a diagnosis cannot be done without see it. Cysts are easy to remove if it can be confirmed that is what it is. ...Read more

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I have these little bumps on my lips that you can only notice if you look very closely. My lips have been dry and cracked and I notice every time the skin comes off, a clear liquid would start to come out, very little but its only when the dry skin is pe

I have these little bumps on my lips that you can only notice if you look very closely. My lips have been dry and cracked and I notice every time the skin comes off, a clear liquid would start to come out, very little but its only when the dry skin is pe

Lip eczema treatable: Such lip symptoms could be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's her habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more

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Got a small red bump two days ago. Doesn't hurt. If I look closely I see a small white bump in it, no head. Is that a blind pimple, will antibiotics help?

Got a small red bump two days ago. Doesn't hurt. If I look closely I see a small white bump in it, no head. Is that a blind pimple, will antibiotics help?

Fomentation: Warm compress may help in maturing the bump that appears to be a pimple. Do not try to pop it as that makes for a bigger scar. Please consult this site for effective home care for acne.
http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Hi I have a bump on the side close to the cluterous and it's a size of a lil marble does not hurt or itch how can that be taken care of?

Hi I have a bump on the side close to the cluterous and it's a size of a lil marble does not hurt or itch how can that be taken care of?

Sounds like: A Bartholin cyst, A BENIGN cyst fairly common in the location you describe...Check it out with your GYN (or Family Physician)

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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I found two close together bumps on the back of my 16 month olds head. What could it be?

I found two close together bumps on the back of my 16 month olds head. What could it be?

Probably lymph nodes: If they are moveable, pea sized or smaller and don't seem to hurt her, they are probably lymph nodes. Follow up with your pediatrician at next well visit or sooner if they get bigger, pain or fever. ...Read more

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I have a lumpy dime size bump close to my clitorous along with a white bump, mild oder, and painful. What could this be?

I have a lumpy dime size bump close to my clitorous along with a white bump, mild oder, and painful. What could this be?

Abscess? Infection: You have an infection. You have an abscess. This can be an urgent problem. Please sign off the internet and use your smart phone to get an urgent appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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I've been dipping 3 months. I've gotten two small bumps, not sores, but neither have been close to where I dip they go away in a day or two. Concern?

I've been dipping 3 months. I've gotten two small bumps, not sores, but neither have been close to where I dip they go away in a day or two. Concern?

Dipping: Tobacco raises the risk of cancer even if not smoked. The location can change from the lungs to the jaw if one develops it and is a dipper. Please have your doc look at the location where the bumps were and consider other ways to relax that are not dangerous. If you dip for social reasons focus on self-esteem that does not come from what others see you do. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Bump on my butt?

Bump on my butt?

Cyst, lipoma: It could. Be pilonidal sinus if it. Midline. It if is on cheek, it could be cyst, lipoma, abscess or other growt. If it is infected or enlarging see doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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What is good for bumps?

What is good for bumps?

Better description?: Growths is an enlargement. Where? Is it painful? Warm? What color? These are all factors to help determine what this is and what is appropriate treatment. If there is concern about these bumps see doctor to discuss diagnosis and options for possible removal. ...Read more

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Sudden bumps with black center?

Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can I do for shaving bumps?

What can I do for shaving bumps?

Razor bumps: Look further to educate yourself on psuedofolliculitis barbae.

Shaving too close, as with the use of regular razors, lifts the hair up away from the surface of the skin, and then cuts it. This drops the remainder of the hair below the surface of the skin. Smooth shave for most, but disastrous for those of us with a curl to our hair. The hair then grows and curls beneath the surface causing bumps. ...Read more

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I have a bump somewhere but why?

I have a bump somewhere but why?

Please more info: Where is the bump? Is it painful or itchy. Is it red or having a discharge. Is it subcutaneous or breaking through the skin. With more information, I might be able to help you. ...Read more

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How do you fade old shaving bumps?

How do you fade old shaving bumps?

Difficult: See your dermatologist for treatment regime. This usually includes shaving daily, antibiotics and topical meds. ...Read more

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I have a small bump under my touge?

I have a small bump under my touge?

See a dentist: Any abnormal findings in your mouth should be evaluated by your dentist. The small bump could be a cyst or extended salivay gland; however, it also could be some kind of tumor. You should see a denist or oral surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What causes bumps in the butt area?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Got little bumps in my inner cheeks?

Got little bumps in my inner cheeks?

In the mouth?: A primary care doctor, dentist, or ENT doctor can inspect the inside of the mouth to see what "bumps" one is talking about. It could be a fibroma, a papilloma, oral lichen planus, or some other problem. The insides of one's cheeks don't feel perfectly smooth when rubbed with the tip of the tongue, so one should describe to the doctor how the new bumps are different from his normal cheek texture. ...Read more

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What causes small bumps on the back?

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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How can I cure a bump under my butt?

Medical evaluation: To determine the cause of the bump. Diagnosis will direct the treatment plan. ...Read more

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What causes these bumps (down there)?

What causes these bumps (down there)?

I don't even know if: You are a man or a woman. If you have genital lesions it will require an in person evaluation to accurately diagnose ; treat this. ...Read more

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I've got white bumps on genatal area?

Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you get weird bumps from shaving?

Can you get weird bumps from shaving?

Yes: In the old days it was called Barbers folliculitis. It can be caused by many things from bacteria to poor shaving equipment. To avoid, wash your face gently prior to shaving, use appropriate shaving lotion, use a clean or new blade. After, use an after shave lotion as an astringent. If the rash continues seek a consult with your physician, occasionally antibiotics are needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have these bumps showing up on my body?

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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What if you have painful bumps down there?

What if you have painful bumps down there?

A few causes: Possibilities
1. Folliculitis: An infection of the hair follicles
2. Herpes:Caused by the same virus that causes cold sores and is sexually transmitted
3. Pubic lice: An infestation by a bug
4. Rash: you may have a rash caused by a reaction to harsh soap products

Please visit your doctor who will look at them and decide exactly what they are.
Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What if the bump is small an it causes pain?

Small bump: There is limited information but even small bumps if ganglion cysts at wrist or infections (like pimples0 can cause pain. It depends where they are- near nerves and what is inside. F/u w/doc ...Read more

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I have a painful bump on my back, what is it?

Abscess: This may be an infected hair follicle or developing abscess. See a doctor and in the mean time apply antibiotic cream and wash the back with a salicylic acid based soap. ...Read more