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Cysts On Arm Under The Skin
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Yes: Hi Jeniffer, Yes, the arm pit is a common place for cysts to develop. Based on your brief description, I am unsure of what type of cyst you may have, however just for your general information. I have included an article about epidermoid and sebaceous cysts, a common type of cyst that we encounter clinically. Hope this helps. http://wb.md/1k6wVL9 ...Read more
Epidermoid cysts: The surface of your skin (epidermis) is made up of an extremely thin, protective layer of cells that your body continuously sheds. Most epidermoid cysts form when these surface cells, instead of exfoliating normally, move deeper into your skin and multiply. Most often, this occurs in areas where there are small hair follicles and larger oil glands (sebaceous glands), such as your face, neck, upper. ...Read more
I have this big lump under the skin on the right side of my facial skin by my chin. The skin is reddish on top. The part under the surface feels huge?
This one can't be: Diagnosed on line - please seek medical assessment. ...Read more
Possibly: an inflamed lymph node (or a cyst). However, can't state with certainty without assessment. ...Read more
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
The rash is like 20 microscopical bumps on each buttocks sides left and right, and under the scrotum flaky skin, antifungal and hydrocortizone using?
Most primary: Care physicians i've worked with and even myself treat eczema and tinea /fungal at the same time with combo of steroid and anti fungal since apperance of the two conditions are very similar.Most dermatologists on the other hand would confidently diagnose each condition thus treat them accordingly.What u r doing seems reasonable to me. Take care! ...Read more