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Doctor insights on: Flesh Colored Bumps Inside Cheek

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Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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What can flesh-colored chronic facial (cheek) bumps be? I don't have a butterfly rash.

What can flesh-colored chronic facial (cheek) bumps be?  I don't have a butterfly rash.

Sebaceous disease: Usually that kind of condition is either lichen or sebaceous disease. Both are benign and not anything to worry about. ...Read more

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Have three small bumps. Flesh colored around the anal area. One lower butt cheek. Rarely itch, they don't bother me but what could they be?

Have three small bumps. Flesh colored around the anal area. One lower butt cheek. Rarely itch, they don't bother me but what could they be?

Fleshy Flags: These are likely skin tags versus warts. It is possible to contract a viral infection that causes warts, known as human papilloma virus (hpv), particularly if you engage in anogenital activities. Anal skin tags are also very common and typically completely harmless unless they are large. If irritated they can be removed. Anal warts should be monitored in the office especially if bleeding. ...Read more

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Lump in between my butt cheeks, located on the left cheek. It was hard, then turn white, thought saw tissue. Now it's red with black bumps. Hemorrhoid?

Lump in between my butt cheeks, located on the left cheek. It was hard, then turn white, thought saw tissue. Now it's red with black bumps. Hemorrhoid?

Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids often cause pain and bleeding in the rectal/anal area. They can be associated with purple lump or lumps by the anus that change, soften. Sometimes they clot aka thrombose. They are often made worse by straining with constipation. A bowel regimen to achieve two soft bowel movements daily is helpful. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my head the size of a dime and its flesh colored. Could this be a cist and do I need to get it checked out?

I have a bump on my head the size of a dime and its flesh colored.  Could this be a cist and do I need to get it checked out?

Bump on Head: "Bumps" on the scalp can be a variety of disorders. The most common are sebaceous cysts. The other growths could be fibromas, moles, keratoses, and other lesions. Do have it checked out by your general physician or, preferably, by a dermatologist. Depending how long it has been on your scalp it may have to be removed and tested. ...Read more

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I had a bump on top of my head for about four yes. Doc said fatty tissue. Past two yr I develop two more on my head. I'm not sure about fatty tissue?

I had a bump on top of my head for about four yes. Doc said fatty tissue. Past two yr I develop two more on my head. I'm not sure about fatty tissue?

Lipoma : They are probably lipomas which are benign fatty collections under the skin. A surgeon can remove them and send them for biopsy to know what they are for sure. ...Read more

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Very Small flesh colored bumps showed around the head of penis no where else about 4mths ago no pain no oozing entire penis was dry for a week or 2?

Very Small flesh colored bumps showed around the head of penis no where else about 4mths ago no pain no oozing entire penis was dry for a week or 2?

Pearly Penile Papules: What you described is consistent with penile pearly papules, which are harmless.
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. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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There is a small single flesh tone bump on the head of my penis. Right where the head begins. It doesn't itch or hurt. Anything to be concerned about?

There is a small single flesh tone bump on the head of my penis. Right where the head begins. It doesn't itch or hurt. Anything to be concerned about?

Here are some ...: Without a direct look at it, it's hard to offer a reliable Dx. So, bring the onset, degree, duration, & progress of the little bump over time to Doc or urologist for analysis + inspection + tests such as biopsy as needed only. Clinically, it may be just an inborn harmless lesion such as mole or HPV. Therefore, seek pro-evaluation timely. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex about 4 months ago and notice there is small painless flesh colored bumps around my penis head and around ring and slightly red ?

Had unprotected sex about 4 months ago and notice there is small painless flesh colored bumps around my penis head and around ring and slightly red
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May be HPV: You may have condyloma acuminata, a viral wart, sexually transmitted, caused by the HPV (human papilloma virus). You and all sexual partners must be examined and tested for all STD exposure-ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a small flesh colored bump, about the size of a pin head on the left side of my vaginal opening under my urethra. I have no stds?

Needs exam!: You need an exam and possibly blood tests. How do you know you have no stds? If you are sexually active, unless tested, you can't be sure. If sexually active is always possible! ...Read more

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I have small flesh / white colored bumps near the head of penis. No pain, change in size, bleeding, itching or discharge. Small non tight cluster?

I have small flesh / white colored bumps near the head of penis. No pain, change in size, bleeding, itching or discharge. Small non tight cluster?

Small bumps: On penis MAY be Fordyce spots. They are visible sebaceous glands and are common. Please see your doc to make sure. No need to be shy. He/she has seen it all. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my cheek that hurts?

Hard to know: It could be any number of things. If it hurts it is worth getting checked out. It may require medical treatment. Make an appt w your pcp and try some otc tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or Ibuprofen in the meantime. If it is severe pain, head to the er or an urgent care facility. ...Read more

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My girlfriend has a bump inside of her cheek. It moves when you touch it?

My girlfriend has a bump inside of her cheek. It moves when you touch it?

Needs to be checked: A bump inside the cheek which moves when it is touched needs to be checked as it may be coming from the salivary gland, a cyst, or benign tumor
Get it checked preferably by ENT Specialist, oral surgeon or your family doctor ...Read more

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I have deep painful bumps only & always on my right cheek on face, takes months 2 go, what is it?

I have deep painful bumps only & always on my right cheek on face, takes months 2 go, what is it?

If it is: In the skin, maybe deep acne. If it is deeper it could be stones in the parotid gland, or even a tumor. I don't think it is related to your thyroid condition or hay fever. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have herps. I have a bump on the inside of my cheek that's clear what could it be?

Herpes: Anymore the only real and valid way to test for herpes is by blood tests. All sexually active adults must know their herpes status. This is vital and part of being responsible to our partners. ...Read more

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Does cluster of bumps on the but cheek mean herpes?

Herpes: Before a cold sore appears the area will sometimes tingle, feel slightly raised and may appear red and inflamed. This pain or tingling sensation is called the prodrome (or warning symptom) and typically occurs 1 to 2 days before the cold sore appears.
A cold sore generally appears as a small, fluid-filled blister which goes through a cycle of phases. The blister will usually weep then (ulcerate). ...Read more

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I have little purple, bump in the right side inside my cheek. Is that bad or what is it?

Be seen: It cannot be diagnosed without an exam. It could be the salivary duct, but could be something else. ...Read more

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I have bumps on the back of my neck and a big one on the back of my head, also one on my cheek it doesn't itch. What is it?

Needs to be examined: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesions, taking a history, performing physical examination and perhaps some lab tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have two small bumps on my right buttcheek. They are very small and rub against the left cheek. They have been there for about 3 days.

I have two small bumps on my right buttcheek. They are very small and rub against the left cheek. They have been there for about 3 days.

Infection: You more than likely have a staphylococcal infection. Make an appointment with your family doctor or go to an urgent care center to get this infection taken care tomorrow. If this recurs, you may need to be checked for blood sugar problems. ...Read more