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I've always had a tiny flesh-colored bump on my nose. 2 times I picked and it bled. Today I saw a small scab, picked, bled a lot. Should I see a dr?

I've always had a tiny flesh-colored bump on my nose. 2 times I picked and it bled. Today I saw a small scab, picked, bled a lot. Should I see a dr?

Get it checked: This should be evaluated by a doctor, preferably one who deals with facial lesions commonly like a dermatologist, otolaryngologist, or plastic surgeon. It probably is not anything of major concern, but you will feel better if you know what it is and how to best treat it. ...Read more

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I have this flesh colored bumps on my nose and they are not skin tag. They are like pimples but, without the itch, redness, cyst. What's this?

I have this flesh colored bumps on my nose and they are not skin tag. They are like pimples but, without the itch, redness, cyst. What's this?

Worth getting seen: We can't diagnose you at a distance, but this is worth discussing with your physician, now if it is new, or at your regular appointment if it is not. This may be anything from the "adenoma sebaceum" of mild tuberous sclerosis to early deformity from rosacea to sebaceous hyperplasia. I'll bet on the last. ...Read more

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What could cause a flesh colored bump on the septum of my nose? It's been there almost 3 years.

What could cause a flesh colored bump on the septum of my nose? It's been there almost 3 years.

Nose bump: There are little lumps of fat that can appear, usually around the eyes, face, and neck. The bump needs to be looked at by your doctor to make sure it is not something more serious. A plastic surgeon can remove the lump after it is diagnosed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the sidewall of my nose at the top. It has been there for a few years now. Any ideas what it could be? It's kinda flesh colored/ white looking.

I have a bump on the sidewall of my nose at the top. It has been there for a few years now. Any ideas what it could be? It's kinda flesh colored/ white looking.

Probable non-pigment: This is probably a mole of some type and totally benign. However, it is always best to show it to your regular doctor on the next visit for an opinion. If in the meantime it gets irritated, changes color or size have it seen sooner than later by a dermatologist for careful evaluation. ...Read more

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I have sores on the cartilage in my nose. Sometimes there's no pain but there's always hard tissue (bumps) that I can't remove, which are white. Ideas?

I have sores on the cartilage in my nose. Sometimes there's no pain but there's always hard tissue (bumps) that I can't remove, which are white. Ideas?

Vestibulitis: Can be associated with a dry nose, picking at the area, or using q-tips inside the nose. You can get a low grade bacterial colonization of the hairs inside the nasal skin(vestibule). This creates a chronic irritation, crustiness, and sometimes clear discharge with occasional blood in it. See an ENT for treatment, usually ointments and antibiotics. However, other problems need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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I have flesh coloured soft bumps on my nose and chin, I have tried all types of treatment to no avail. What could it be? They're not rosacea or scars

I have flesh coloured soft bumps on my nose and chin, I have tried all types of treatment to no avail. What could it be? They're not rosacea or scars

See a derm: I would suggest an evaluation by a dermatologist. They will be in the best position to most accurately diagnose and potentially treat your problem ...Read more

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I've a white bump on the inside corner of my left eye on the pink flesh near to nose for years and no pain. Now seems like it's popping n slight pain?

I've a white bump on the inside corner of my left eye on the pink flesh near to nose for years and no pain. Now seems like it's popping n slight pain?

Inflamed pinguecula: You may have had a pinguecula (a white /tan bump on the white of the eye related to sun exposure /allergies/ and other irritants) that is now inflamed.
If the eye is red and painful you should get an eye exam to determine the exact cause and etiology of your pain ...Read more

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Small, bubble like pink/flesh toned bump inside corner of eye, near nose. Not painful, no irritation, other eye does not have. What could it be?

Small, bubble like pink/flesh toned bump inside corner of eye, near nose. Not painful, no irritation, other eye does not have. What could it be?

A cyst: Cysts around the eyes and eyelids are quite common. They generally are due to obstruction of a hair follicle, or glands such as sebaceous or sweat glands. A bubble appearance sounds most like a retention cyst to me. It may likely need to be excised surgically, so I would schedule an appointment with your ophthalmologist for evaluation and treatment. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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My 7 yr old daughter has a boney bump on the bridge of her nose, near her eye. Been there a week. Flesh-colored, no redness. Does not hurt to touch?

Swelling nasal : This may be related to trauma but if not improving over 1-2 weeks have her seen. Sending health tap a picture of the site may help. All the best. ...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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What are these skin-colored bumps on nose and forehead?

What are these skin-colored bumps on nose and forehead?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Why do I have a bump under my nose?..

Why do I have a bump under my nose?..

Nonspecific: See your doctor who can get a more detailed history and exam to try to determine what it is. ...Read more

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My nose has a little bump inside my nasel and it hurts?

My nose has a little bump inside my nasel and it hurts?

Nasal Vestibulitis: This is not an uncommon problem. Just inside the nose, there are a number of small hairs called vibrissae. Because they are hair follicles that can get inflamed or infected and can be quite sore. Usually requires a prescription antibiotic ointment. You should see your doctor to make sure that's what it is and to get the right treatment. ...Read more

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Skin bump on nose that won't go away. Could you help me please?

Skin bump on nose that won't go away. Could you help me please?

Fibrous Papule: A fibrous papule develops during late adolescence or early adult life on the nose, or less often, elsewhere on the face. It is a dome shaped shiny lesion 2-6 mm in diameter, sometimes bearing a central hair. Although it looks similar to a skin-coloured mole (dermal naevus), it is more firm in texture. It is harmless but persists unchanged lifelong. See your dermatologist for removal. ...Read more

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What could a marble sized "bump" that came out my husband's nose be?

What could a marble sized "bump" that came out my husband's nose be?

Scab or fungus: Some people with dry noses will get large crusts that come out. Also, patients with fungal balls in their sinuses will occasionally blow out a large chunk. If this happens repeatedly he should see an ent. ...Read more

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I had my nose pierce for about 3 weeks now and I have a small bump on the inside! Is this normal?

I had my nose pierce for about 3 weeks now and I have a small bump on the inside! Is this normal?

HypertrophicScarInf: It may be a hypertrophic scar like keloid, granuloma or allergic reaction to the nose ring if it contains Nickel.
I suggest you get it checked by your Doctor and do not take it off till you see the doctor
If infected may need local or oral antibiotics after cleaning and draining the bump by the doctor. Do not try to sqeeze or drain the bump. If it is a scar, granuloma or keloid. It can be handled later ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

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