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Causes Of White Bumps On Knees
Probably no STD: Syphilis can cause a skin rash that involves the palms and soles, but unlikely to cause burning; and syphilis is rare in women in your part of the country. Probably this is something other than syphilis or any other STD. But STDs wouldn't be on your mind if you weren't at risk, so get tested. Play it safe and see a doctor for diagnosis and possible treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Rash on Arms: Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of time. This rash occurs on the arms and elbows. Other causes include eczema, allergies, contact dermatitis, psoriasis and others. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Aging spots: These are typical normal aging spots located on the bottom due to small blood vessel capillary trauma over time. This is usually prevalent with diabetics, etc... If the spots are new and or itch or become raised, you need to see your podiatrist right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They may be normal: See your dentist for a clinical examination to see if your require treatment. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: "blotches" can be from infection, autoimmune diseases, inflammation from clothing abrasion, cancer, among even more possibilities. The first step in evaluating this is to see your primary care doctor, urologist or dermatologist for an examination. A biopsy might be necessary. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Benign papules : Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more
Keratosis Pilaris: If it has been there for years, then it is usually keratosis if it is new then it could be one of many other things. If chronic, try a moisturizing cream twice a day with a mild acid in it, like eucerin plus. There are other keratolytic creams and lotions that will help, but there is no cure for keratosis pilaris. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several causes: Little itchy bumps on the nape, several forms of dermatitis (skin inflammation), folliculitis (inflammation ofthe hair follicles) , ? Psoriasis ( a scaly skin condition), or seborrhea (part of it is dandruff) u may want 2 c ur 1ry md or a referral to a dermatologist 2 sort it out. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Nodules or bursae: Nodules can be soft and full of fluid ie bursae or hard and firm and be crystals of uric acid or other forms or cartilage fragments from trauma or with sytemic symptoms could be a manifestation of underlying inflammation in diseases such as rheumaatic fever sarcoidosis or others. ...Read more
My husband has a blue dot bump on his knee that causes pain every once and a while what could it be ?
Cyst: A meniscal cyst may do what you are describing unusual for a knee to swell only on one side. ...Read more
I have pain in my left knee when i try to straighten it it feels like it's going over a bump what could cause this.?
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
There is a bone-like bump below my left knee but it does not cause pain. Only slighty if i prod it with a little force, or when i squat deep?
What blood test should I get to find out if there's something in my blood that causes recurring bumps only on my elbow and knees and sometimes feet?
Need for examination: It is not feasible to recommend a blood test without examining you. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and it is not a suitable do it yourself activity. ...Read more
My ankles and knee are swollen and brused. I didn't injure them. It hurts to walk. I also gave hard bumps on my shins. What could cause this ?
? erythema nodosum?: Can't be certain as there are many things that can be explianed by your symtpoms. There is a condition called erythema nodosum that can occur for many reasons and is characterized by red knots on the shin. You need to see your physician to see if you have this or other conditons that could explain your symptoms. More than one thing can do this and you need an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause a mild rash on the thighs closer to the knee. Doesn't happen often but when it does it burns like small red bumps. On a male.
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 ?
One does not have: To see something to itch...For example (not implying this is what you have) if one ever works with insulation and doesn't wear proper clothing they get fiberglass on their skin - it itches intensely but one doesn't see anything....You can try showering and applying soap and water to the region and then applying an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. If no improvement see a dermatologist. ...Read more
What else can cause random pain behind your knee besides a DVT with no bumps or redness? Had 2 negative d dimers last month, knees ache
Random bumps underneath my knees. Itched at first and now have been there for 4 days. What are they?
Bumps: Hard to say. Multiple possibilities from folliculitis from shaving to insect bites to dermatitis. Given you are a sexually active young female who is or recently took plan b, do you have abrasions on your knees. Consider a topical antibiotic ointment first. If spreading or persistent more than a week seek in person consultation. ...Read more
Rash: Any skin condition is difficult to identify without seeing it or having more history. What does it look like?Is it red?Flad/raised? Etc. It could be that your knees have come into contact with something and is showing an allergic reaction. Could be eczema or psoriasis or skin rashes can sometimes be a sign of something going on internally. Best to have a doctor take a look and take a full history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Worth having seen: Is it perhaps osgood-schlatter's, a distinctive hard bump on the top center of your shin bone? In any case, you want it seen -- you're a young man and there are some aggressive bony tumors that can arise here. ...Read more
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