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Causes Of Tiny White Bumps On Ankle
What causes red rash on lower legs small red raised bumps, thickest at ankles, but spreading upward
Many possible causes: 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
4 days ago I rolled an ankle and fell flat on the asphalt, I have 5 inch by 6 inch bruises below my knees. Along w/small bumps. Cause for concern?
Hematoma: Most likely it's a hematoma which is a bruise under the skin. These can be uncomfortable but usually not dangerous. Watch the bumps. If they start to weep fluid I would have your leg evaluated. If very painful an x-ray for a feature is indicated. ...Read more
I have small itchy bumps on back of neck at the hair line and then it appeared around ankles and bend of knees itches bad what caused it what can I do?
I have small bumps on my right leg they don't itch what's is causeing this? How do I cure it? What can I buy and do?
Dermatitis: You may have an immune reaction or possibly an allergy reaction. You should show this to a pcp or dermatologist. ...Read more
Depends on where:
You didn't say where on your foot the bumps are occurring. If they are bumps on the skin that look like tiny blisters, it may be a fungal infection, or athlete's foot, especially if its on the bottom of the foot or along the sides.
If you mean bumps over the toes, you may be talking about joint enlargements which are the result of hammertoe deformities. ...Read more
I have a tiny dot on my left leg and it feels like there's a bump under. I didn't mind it cause I don't feel anything from it. What could this be?
Bump: Exactly where on your leg is the finding? Have you had any injuries to the area? ...Read more
My friend has a tiny lil bump on the outter left side of her leg near the knee that's causing a aknowing aching off & on pain what could be the cause?
Cannot diagnose: Your friend needs to go and be seen by a doctor, provide a full history, undergo an exam, be diagnosed and if necessary, treated.. ...Read more
My friend's daughter about 5 month old with tiny red bumps only on her face, arm and leg. Itch cause her scratch until infected. What kind of that?
Palpate it to determine if it is soft, semisolid or hard. Does it move on pressure testing? Does it hurt when you apply pressure to it? Does it interfere your normal activity?
Must rule out soft tissue masses such as ganglion cyst, lipoma, fibroma vs bone spurs or joint mice. X-rays provide a good start in determining the etiology. ...Read more
White bumps: A distinction must be made between these bumps being fluid filled or solid masses. If they are fluid filled you may be looking at some form of an infectious process. A culture should be taken and submitted for diagnosis of infection. If report is negative or lesion is solid a biopsy is suggested. ...Read more
Can't see it: So I'm not sure either. See a doctor. They would be able to tell you quickly and if it was some sort of soft tissue lesion it would need to be biopsied. ...Read more
Hi, I recently noticed a small bump above my ankle about 2 weeks ago. I wear hi-top converse and bought new ones but my ankle started hurting.?
Ankle pain: Did u have trauma? Is the pain located at the bump or elsewhere? Are your shoes the correct size? If ankle pain persists u should be evaluated. ...Read more
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
I have clusters of small white bumps on both my ankles I've had them for years they don't itch or irritate me at all. Any ideas?
My 4 year old son has small bumps on his ankles, knees, and back. Have been getting worse and spreading. They do itch @ times. Help?
Be seen: Bumps come in so many varieties and locations that it is important he be seen to get a correct diagnosis.. ...Read more
Ankle bumps: Do your ankle bumps itch? Turning dark is most likely post inflammatory changes, which should fade over time. Ankle bumps make me think of ankle bites from fleas. Those would itch. Consider seeing a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Could be Cyst: Would have to know more medical history, was there a sprain or injury. Where is this mass, how long, etc. Without knowing this, it is almost impossible to diagnose. Could be cyst, sprain or strain of tendons or ligaments, possible fracture. My advice would be to see foot/ankle specialist ASAP. ...Read more
I have these small bumps that started on the top of my feet but has spread all the way up both my ankles. Do you have any idea why?
I have these tiny bumps on my arms, back and ankles, some are white but do not itch. What is it, and how can I treat it inexpensively?
Dermatological: Conditions are very hard to diagnose without seeing them. In fact, even in person sometimes they may need to be biopsied. ...Read more
Allergic reaction: From bites or material in shoes, socks or grass etc. Could be fungal or other type of infection or skin reaction. See a podiatrist, . ...Read more
It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?
I have been waking up with very small itchy bumps on the tops of my feet and ankles. Only one or two bumps appear at a time. They look like a bug bite?
I have a small, soft bump below my ankle. No pain, squishes if pressure is on it. Can't see it unless skin is pulled tight over it.
Can a bone spur project out of back of ankle all of a sudden overnight? I have a small raised bump on back of ankle and have been diagnosed with spur
Not a bone spur: A true bone spur cannot form over night. That is not to say that you cannot have a bone spur there already that caused irritation and swelling that did appear overnight. You could also have a cyst. ...Read more
I have these tiny bumps around my left ankle that are very itchy, after I shaved I noticed that part was irritated, now a few days later they're bumps.
Bumps on ankle: Several possibilities. You may have gotten some type of bites or slightly injured yourself shaving, and they are now getting infected. Try neosporin ointment twice per day, and watch for new bites. If you get worse or it does not clear up then see your doctor. ...Read more
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