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I've had a hard bump on my forehead for the past 2 years. It's under the skin above my right eye, no changing in size, and skin move freely. ?

I've had a hard bump on my forehead for the past 2 years. It's under the skin above my right eye, no changing in size, and skin move freely. ?

Could be a: Cyst or any number of other nodular skin lesions. While I'm sure the healthtap docs would be happy to help out, but the ideal way to receive any guidance would be to consider a formal consult and provide an image of the lesion. Otherwise, you should just seek an evaluation in-person with your primary care and/or a dermatologist. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Small, hard, pea sized bump on forehead since 2 weeks. Not painful, itchy or bleeding. Under surface of skin and has purple hue. Cancer?!

Watch for size chang: It can one of several different things. Most such things are pimples and will settle down in 2-3 weeks but watch its size and look for color changes. If it grows in size over the next 2-3 weeks, it should be shown to a doctor(PCP or dermatologist). You need to make sure it is not melanoma which case it will like increase in size in 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Apply non-medicated moisturizing cream to rash areas
5 Min, 2x day, forever
Keep daily showers brief and without the water being too hot
5 Min, Once, forever
Avoid soaps, which can be drying. Lotion-cleansers are better.
Once
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I have constant breaking out on my forehead, little bumps that are small and have no whitehead, just are under the skin and don't pop if i try to.

I have constant breaking out on my forehead, little bumps that are small and have no whitehead, just are under the skin and don't pop if i try to.

Milia: Not sure how old you are and what they look like. It sounds like little white bumps that are under the skin called milia. These are little cysts just under the skin. You need to see an aesthetician or dermatologist to remove them. They can come back. Retin- a usually helps prevent them. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Hydrate well with purified water
Once
Avoid sugars, dairy, soy, GMO products
Once
Avoid fried and grilled foods
Once
Avoid using harsh detergents in shampoos, moisturizers, sunscreen
Once
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It seems as though I have a heat rash or heat bumps on my forehead & under eyes, the affected skin is rough, what can I do to get my skin back to norm?

It seems as though I have a heat rash or heat bumps on my forehead & under eyes, the affected skin is rough, what can I do to get my skin back to norm?

Allergies: This is a form of allergy called allergic dermatitis. You can use cold compresses and a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin or allegra. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use topical Benadryl
once
Avoid offending agent
once
Nickel is often cause of skin allergies
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I have an enlarged bump on my forehead it looks like my skin has come out to form a ball and it's bloody any idea on what it is?

I have an enlarged bump on my forehead it looks like my skin has come out to form a ball and it's bloody any idea on what it is?

A cyst perhaps: If this bump just appeared and is enlarging in size, pl get it checked to see if it needs to be excised or treated with antibiotics for any infection. ...Read more

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