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What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

Burisitis: The knee area have a lot of bursa sac in it , the first thing i will think about is bursitis. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Bodian
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Skin Bumps (Definition)

Skin bumps is a symptom in which a person has small bumps on part or all of his skin. Bumps may be due to allergies, eczema, ...Read more


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Can a very stressful time cause skin bumps( allergic like) to pop up on skin? I have not started any new meds, but have had a lot of stress lately.

Can a very stressful time cause skin bumps( allergic like) to pop up on skin? I have not started any new meds,  but have had a lot of stress lately.

Yes: A 41 year old female with an allergic like rash and a lot of stress in her life. Yes, stress alone has been to shown to cause flares of atopic dermatitis (eczema) or a flare of hives in allergic patients. ...Read more

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What could cause skin colored bumps that itch all over my body at night?

What could cause skin colored bumps that itch all over my body at night?

Hives?: If they only come out at night they can be hives. I assume you have no rash during the day. See your doctor about it and ultimately, if they do not resolve consult an allergist to determine your triggers. ...Read more

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How would I cause a raised skin bump or skin irritation just by scratching?

How would I cause a raised skin bump or skin irritation just by scratching?

It triggers rashes: Scratching of the skin can trigger eczematous rashes, it damages the skin and can result in bumps and rashes.It also depends on what caused the scraching, as allergies and eczema makes you scratch and this makes the rash worse and there is a vicious cycle and you need meds to stop the ithch to help the patient. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of skin colored bumps on my scrotum?

What could be the cause of skin colored bumps on my scrotum?

Sebaceous Cysts: Most likely they are normal sebaceous cysts (also known as epidermal or pilar cysts). The picture is an extreme example, however, you can see that sebaceous cysts tend to be smooth nodules or bumps, while genital warts tend to be irregular, bumpy or flat nodules or bumps. You should see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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What could cause small skin colored bumps on my forehead?

Clogged oil glands: You could have clogged oil glands on your forehead. These cannot be 'squeezed' out. You could also have acne lesions. ...Read more

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What can cause dry skin, odd scarring bumps on face, neck, back and raynauds syndrome?

What can cause dry skin, odd scarring bumps on face, neck, back and raynauds syndrome?

See a rheumatologist: Your symptoms sound like an autoimmune disorder and could be scleroderma or crest syndrome, of many possibilities. See a rheumatologist for further diagnostic evaluation and management. ...Read more

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What would cause hard bumps under skin on ankles?

What would cause hard bumps under skin on ankles?

Skin lumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin or just below the skin. The most common ones includes the following: skin cysts, cherry angioma, epidermoid cysts, folliculitis, keratosis pilaris, lipomas, neurofibromas, dermatofibromas. ...Read more

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What causes hard bumps under skin by my bikini line?

What causes hard bumps under skin by my bikini line?

Ingrown Hairs: Depending on how you remove hair at the bikini line, you may be getting ingrown hairs and eventually "cysts". Waxing and shaving are the most common causes of this problem. If you have only one or two bumps, they are likely cysts. However, some of your lymph nodes reside in this area and so seeing a doctor would be smart to be make sure its a cyst and not a swollen lymph node or two. ...Read more