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Crater Shaped Skin Sore
Red inch wide circular mark groin/base of penis area. Not itchy or swollen or sore. Red ring with skin coloured inside area.
Ringworm: What you described is consistent with ringworm infection. Try an over the counter medication for ringworm. If that does not help, it would be time to see a doctor. 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. 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. ...Read more
Red itchy bum crack. Looks like red ring or red oval lines w distinct borders. Purple redish colour. Flat not raised. No lumps, bumps or sores.
Fingernail sized blister. Bug bite. Light red. Light itch. Underneath the blister skin looks like Mars surface (ex: Trypophobia pics). 2 weeks now.
I cannot see your: pics but large blisters can be caused by many things including bites, allergic reactions, infection, blistering disorders. I recommend if you aren't clearing in the next week, or if it is getting bigger or more painful, you should see a board certified dermatologist ...Read more
Quarter-sized lump on inside of thigh, surface is smooth, shiny, light purple. It's hard, goes quite deep under skin. Slightly tender. No drainage.
Cyst: This may be a sebaceous cyst if it is the only time you have had this. Many people can get multiple of these in the same area over the years. I would not recommend trying to squeeze it because it will make it worse. Apply warm compressses for 10 min twice a day. If very sore see your md for antibiotics that will improve the symptoms even though it is not a true infections. ...Read more
Small bumps look simply like raised skin on the skin surrounding vaginal lips. Bumps itch a bit & are sore to touch? Had yeast infection 2 weeks ago
Sore on left labia. Off white center, round, size of pencil eraser, and red border. Resembles canker sore. Painful. Sexually active, 4 mo.both clean. ?
Itchy red rash on the back of neck, feels a bit painful and skin stretching, some clear and red pimple-like bumps. Mostly round quarter size patches?
Eczema vs infection: This rash could be a dry skin patch like eczema that is now becoming a superficial skin infection. It is important that this be evaluated by a physician to determine the correct treatment. Eczema can be treated with topical steroids and moisturizers while an infection requires antibiotics. ...Read more
Woke up with a reddish/brown raised bump (~1/4 in. diameter) on my cheek, painful when touched/stretched. It looks scaly like a burn. Possible BCC?
Not likely: If the bump has appeared in short notice, it is probably a superficial skin infection which is. Ore common than BCC. It probably is a staph infection, esp if it hurts and is reddish in appearance. It needs to be looked at for a definitive diagnosis and prompt treatment as indicated. Feel. Etter ...Read more
Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!
Irritant: This appears to be an irritant reaction. Check on the products you have been using on your face or even oral products. Are you using teeth-whitening tooth paste? How about mouth-wash introduced prior to onset of the lip problem? ...Read more
Button on the front appeared rapidly (4 weeks) skin color wt small symmetrical colored spots, bulging, roughened, mole size? Could that be a melanoma?
28 male smoker raised bumps on hard palate tiny red dots in rough texture appearance red and white pigments any ideas. Not sore or painfull?
Nicotine Stomatitis: All tissues will respond to repeated attacks by mounting a defense. Smoking exposes the mouth to heat, the chemicals and the vapors of burning tobacco & can cause changes in the appearance. These changes can indicate the beginnings of oral cancer or be completely benign. Only a dentist can tell for sure and may reccommend a biopsy of the area to be certain so you need to have it checked right away. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
SM hard bumps under skin (slightly visible) both armpits—resemble white balls under flashlight.Nicked 1 extracted white. Tiny dark ones on stomach too?
Pink raised spot on chin for like 4 years. it gets itchy. appearance changed overnight. hard lump underneath it and skin around it looks discoloured ?
Bacteria on skin: In some cases, scratching an itchy rash, insect bite or other skin irritation can cause a skin break.Sometimes this allows, the normal bacteria on our skin or bacteria from the nails to penetrate the skin layers and cause slight infection.Skin Irritation or infection may result in hardening or changes in the color of the skin.New changes or bothersome changes should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
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
What could the painless, recurring scabs on my right hip be? They're brown, rough, crater-like, and scars in pencil eraser-sized donut shapes.
It depends,, : It depends on how and when these started. If your hip was exposed to the outside environment, they might be infectious in origin, like sporothrix which can be from rose thorns. If you changed detergents or have a different material undergarment, they could be a form of dermatitis. You might have an issue like lupus with skin lesions as a side effect. It would be smart to see a derm/skin dr.. ...Read more
Very old slightly raised skin colored 4 mm symm circle side of knee. Dry looking skin when scratched. Defined border. No itching, etc. Wart?
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- Crater like sore after a tick bite
- Toe skin feels itchy and crater bump
- Toe skin feels itchy and bump with a crater
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- V shaped mark on skin
- Pea shaped lump under skin
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