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Hard Bumps Under Skin (Overview)

Hardened bumps of calcium deposits under the skin are a clinical finding in which there are firm bumps that form under the skin. When due to calcium this is likely caused by pseudogout.


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What would cause hard bumps under skin on ankles?

What would cause hard bumps under skin on ankles?

Skin lumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin or just below the skin. The most common ones includes the following:
skin cysts, cherry angioma, epidermoid cysts, folliculitis, keratosis pilaris, lipomas, neurofibromas, dermatofibromas. ...Read more

Hard Bumps Under Skin (Overview)

Hardened bumps of calcium deposits under the skin are a clinical finding in which there are firm bumps that form under the skin. When due to calcium this is likely caused by pseudogout.


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What causes hard bumps under skin by my bikini line?

What causes hard bumps under skin by my bikini line?

Ingrown Hairs: Depending on how you remove hair at the bikini line, you may be getting ingrown hairs and eventually "cysts". Waxing and shaving are the most common causes of this problem. If you have only one or two bumps, they are likely cysts. However, some of your lymph nodes reside in this area and so seeing a doctor would be smart to be make sure its a cyst and not a swollen lymph node or two. ...Read more

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What do I do about hard bumps under skin?

What do I do about hard bumps under skin?

Examination: An exam and possible biopsy will determine what these are and if the bumps need to be removed. These could be cysts or fatty tu ors or other lesions that can only be definitively be diagnosed by biopsy. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing your skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
Once
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Acne on my butt. Tiny bumps/painful hard acne. Possible treatment for the acne/scars? Dark scars, craters and new skin formation. Laser/chemical peel?

Acne on my butt. Tiny bumps/painful hard acne. Possible treatment for the acne/scars? Dark scars, craters and new skin formation. Laser/chemical peel?

Infection: Check with your private dermatologist. This sound like recurrence of small glutral abscesses leaving hard painful scars- or in fact, ongoing abscess formation. Must be visualized for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
once
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I have dry skin and I get small good bump pimples on my body, legs pubic region as I shave. Very annoying. How can I prevent this? Big pores on pubic

I have dry skin and I get small good bump pimples on my body, legs pubic region as I shave. Very annoying. How can I prevent this? Big pores on pubic

Pimples: The pimples sound like you are getting folliculitis when you are shaving. There are various different methods you can use in shaving your pubic area. One method would be waxing or the use of an electric shaver. ...Read more

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How did I get hard bumps under skin on ankles?

Skin lumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin or just below the skin. The most common ones includes the following: skin cysts, cherry angioma, epidermoid cysts, folliculitis, keratosis pilaris, lipomas, neurofibromas, dermatofibromas. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
Once
Avoid picking at them
Once
Have them removed by a doctor if needed
Once
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Hello, have white glassy bumps on the bottom shaft of my penis. They are very very small. I am worried this could be a genetic std. I've been up all night researching herpes and I need help! I am only 14, and I have never had sex.

Hello, have white glassy bumps on the bottom shaft of my penis. They are very very small. I am worried this could be a genetic std. I've been up all night researching herpes and I need help! I am only 14, and I have never had sex.

I: I concur fully with dr. Seward but imho you do not need to now run to the doctor. You do not have a std. If you continue to worry over them just bring these up for evaluation with your next routine complete exam or anytime you have to run into the medical office for vaccine updates. ...Read more

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Have some hard bumps under skin?

Have some hard bumps under skin?

Hard bumps: There are a variety of causes of hard bumps under the skin, including cysts, acne, harmless or potentially harmful tumors. Please see your healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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Hard bumps under skin on ankles are what?

Hard bumps under skin on ankles are what?

Hard bumps: There are a variety of causes of hard bumps under the skin, including cysts, acne, harmless or potentially harmful tumors. Please see your healthcare professional. ...Read more

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How did I get hard bumps under skin on ankles?

Skin lumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin or just below the skin. The most common ones includes the following: skin cysts, cherry angioma, epidermoid cysts, folliculitis, keratosis pilaris, lipomas, neurofibromas, dermatofibromas. ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
Once
If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
Once
See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
Once
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What would cause hard bumps under skin on ankles?

Skin lumps: There are a number skin conditions that cause lumps and bumps to appear on the surface of the skin or just below the skin. The most common ones includes the following:
skin cysts, cherry angioma, epidermoid cysts, folliculitis, keratosis pilaris, lipomas, neurofibromas, dermatofibromas. ...Read more

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What causes hard bumps under skin by my bikini line?

Ingrown Hairs: Depending on how you remove hair at the bikini line, you may be getting ingrown hairs and eventually "cysts". Waxing and shaving are the most common causes of this problem. If you have only one or two bumps, they are likely cysts. However, some of your lymph nodes reside in this area and so seeing a doctor would be smart to be make sure its a cyst and not a swollen lymph node or two. ...Read more

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What do I do about hard bumps under skin?

Examination: An exam and possible biopsy will determine what these are and if the bumps need to be removed. These could be cysts or fatty tu ors or other lesions that can only be definitively be diagnosed by biopsy. ...Read more

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Hard bumps under skin are lipomas, right?

Hard bumps under skin are lipomas, right?

Generally: Bumps under the skin that are soft, mobile and right under the skin can either be cysts or lipomas. ...Read more

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Two hard bumps under skin on penis. Tumors?

Two hard bumps under skin on penis. Tumors?

Hard bump: This may be as harmless as a blocked hair follicle, but may be a more serious infection, harmless or harmful tumor. Please get it checked by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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I found two hard bumps under skin on the base of the penis?

Get checked: Without being formally evaluated hard to know cause so best to get checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. Cysts can form on the genitalia and could present as firm bumps, but again best to be formally checked by a physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal for toddler to have small size hard bump under skin on forehead months after a fall? Doesn't bother him.

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
2 doctors agreed:
Is it normal for toddler to have small size hard bump under skin on forehead months after a fall? Doesn't bother him.

Toddler fall: If medically cleared after the fall & has not complained of any symptoms. No worry. ...Read more

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Small, hard bump, under skin at inside base of middle finger. Getting bigger, sensitive to touch & lingering pain if it hits anything. What is this?

Ganglion cyst: See you doctor for an exam...It may be a cyst on the tendon sheath (outer lining of the tendon). Some doctors inject the lesion with kenalog, (triamcinolone) others suggest surgical removal. ...Read more

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Toddler fell & hit head minth ago. Got a nasty bruise but was fine. He still has a little petechia in that area w/a small hard bump under skin. Ok?

Toddler fell & hit head minth ago. Got a nasty bruise but was fine. He still has a little petechia in that area w/a small hard bump under skin. Ok?

Yes it should be OK: Yes it should be ok. It is not unusual to have a bump persisting after a month and may have some color changes as well. ...Read more