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Small bumps on the skin of my penis about a month ago and not gone away. hope they are hair follicles that are irritated from shaving, suggestions?

Small bumps on the skin of my penis about a month ago and not gone away. hope they are hair follicles that are irritated from shaving, suggestions?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at imgur.com the picture will be tagged with its own URL website You can write to us again with the URL listed> will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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I have small bumps at the base of my penis, hair follicles or warts??

Either: You need to see your dermatologist to find out. These could also be oil glands or cysts or molluscum contagiosum or angiomas. You will probably need a biopsy. ...Read more

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I've had a bump on my back for 2 months.It's like something bit me or could be hair follicle.Neosporin reduced it but no completely.

I've had a bump on my back for 2 months.It's like something bit me or could be hair follicle.Neosporin reduced it but no completely.

Bump: Any lesion not healing should be evaluated by a Dermatologist for further evaluation, from what you are describing, however it sounds like you may have a cyst which may have developed. A Dermatologist, however can confirm this for you. ...Read more

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A hair follicle hasn't grown from this red bump/scar for months. What could this be?

A hair follicle hasn't grown from this red bump/scar for months. What could this be?

Folliculitis: It sounds like you have some inflammation of a hair follicle which is common in areas where hair grows and is common if the area has been shaved. I recommend warm soaks but if fever or an abscess develope then drainage and antibiotics may be necessary. ...Read more

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Red bumps on arm on hair follicle , what is it and how do I get rid of them?

Red bumps on arm on hair follicle , what is it and how do I get rid of them?

Doctor can evaluate: Bumps may be keratosis pilaris, eczema, comedones, and/or folliculitis. Each would have a different treatment, so a primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate and give some recommendations. Rashes are hard to describe in words. ...Read more

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Is a red raised red bumps ( looks like penile cyst, infected hair follicle or Fordyce spot) relatively common?

Is a  red raised red bumps ( looks like penile cyst, infected hair follicle or Fordyce spot) relatively common?

Not uncommon: Without knowing exactly what you have it is very difficult to know the actual frequency, but numerous individuals present with rashes of differing nature. ...Read more

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