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I have hard pimple-like bump on my penis skin, but no white head, what could this be?

I have hard pimple-like bump on my penis skin, but no white head, what could this be?

May be ...: A bump from pimple (1- 1.5 mm) - hyperactive hair-follicle-related sebaceous gland, usually has its white head visible, but at times, can be a "black" head. But, it's harmless as long as being asymptomatic and remaining stable in size. But, if still in doubt, see urologist timely for confirmation. Online guess is not always accurate. ...Read more

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A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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Noticed pea size bump(4days ago)under skin (has no head like a pimple would) it's deep under the skin. Doesn't seem like a cyst. It's hard&doesnt move?

Noticed pea size bump(4days ago)under skin (has no head like a pimple would) it's deep under the skin. Doesn't seem like a cyst. It's hard&doesnt move?

A lump like this`: really needs to be felt by your PCP (Primary Care Provider) however it sounds like an old inflammed LYMPH NODE (gland) from an old infection! The LOCATION as well as the SIZE and CONSISTANCY are used to determine if it needs to be removed! Get it seen! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Bumps on a 2 year old my 2 year old daughter has pimple like bumps randomly on her body. None on her face. They kind of look like warts. I tried to squeeze one of them, but it seems that the white stuff that comes out, is hard. She doesn't say that they h

Bumps on a 2 year old my 2 year old daughter has pimple like bumps randomly on her body. None on her face. They kind of look like warts. I tried to squeeze one of them, but it seems that the white stuff that comes out, is hard. She doesn't say that they h

There : There is a possibility that she could have molluscum contagiousum which is caused by a wart like virus. They look like little red or flesh colored bumps with a small hole in the middle that occasionally has a white, thick discharge. It commonly affects children and usually goes away within a year without treatment. Picking or squeezing them can cause spreading and/or an infection, so it is not advised. Below i've attached a website with more information about them. If the spots start to develop on her face, appear to be infected, seem to be worsening, or if you think they are not molluscum, then give her doctor a call. Good luck! ...Read more

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I'm 31 years old. A few weeks ago I have gotten pimple like bumps on my head.I found 3 hard under skin lumps on back of my neck today . ?

I'm 31 years old. A few weeks ago I have gotten pimple like bumps on my head.I found 3 hard under skin lumps on back of my neck today . ?

Lymph glands: The lumps on the neck are probably lymph glands reacting to infection and/or inflammation in the scalp. The scalp lumps could be infected hair follicles, psoriasis or other dermatitis, or viral lesions like shingles. Have your md check these areas if they don't resolve. ...Read more

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I have one of these clear hard bump on my thumb right where the thumb bends. It has a head onit almost like a whitehead pimple.

I have one of these clear hard bump on my thumb right where the thumb bends. It has a head onit almost like a whitehead pimple.

Dyshidrosis?: This may be a form of eczema that can be brought out by allergy, stress and environmental exposure. Read about it online - verify by viewing online images and read about symptomatic relief. See a Dr if you need a Rx. ...Read more

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What are those small white pimple like bumps that appear on face?

What are those small white pimple like bumps that appear on face?

Milia: The small white bumps that stick around for awhile are called milia and represent small cysts -- they can be extracted by a facialist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Pimple-like bumps in the head after a haircut, how are they caused?

Pimple-like bumps in the head after a haircut, how are they caused?

Folliculitis: Red bumps on the scalp can occur when the hair shaft is pulled from its follicle, creating irritation and inflammation. Occassionally, fungus or bacteria enter the follicle, creating an infection which requires treatment. ...Read more

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I have pimple like bumps on the back of my head what can be done to heal this?

I have pimple like bumps on the back of my head what can be done to heal this?

Acne keloidalis?: A dermatologist will identify and treat this. Probably a type of folliculitis. Avoid shaving or close cropping of hair this area. Might benefit from antibiotic, usually mino(doxy)cycline in low dose for several months. Shower and shampoo daily. ...Read more

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I've a prblm with my chin &bottom side of face as there appeared tiny pimple like bumps 3 weeks back. It isn't pimple. Now i feel like its spreading?

I've a prblm with my chin &bottom side of face as there appeared tiny pimple like bumps 3 weeks back. It isn't pimple. Now i feel like its spreading?

Folliculitis?: Face rashes can be checked by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. If there is an infection in the pores or hair follicles, antibiotics may be needed. If it is some form of acne, acne treatments may be used (sometimes acne treatment includes some antibiotics). ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump on my head and it burns ?

I have a pimple like bump on my head  and it burns ?

Any pus ?: it could be a pimple ..Jew the area clean and dry and monitor for improvement ...Read more

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My face has been breaking out with small pimple like bumps. They itch sometimes. What is this?

My face has been breaking out with small pimple like bumps. They itch sometimes. What is this?

Depends: When did they first occur? Do they come and go, or come and stay. What is your age? Do you take medication? Have you changed facial cleansers or makeup? Skin rashes are difficult to discuss without being seen. Please see your doctor or dermatologist for proper exam and treatment. ...Read more

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I have been noticing 2-3 pimple like bumps on the side of mine and my husbands face after visiting relatives with bb. Is there a chance they're bites?

I have been noticing 2-3 pimple like bumps on the side of mine and my husbands face after visiting relatives with bb. Is there a chance they're bites?

Of course: Of course its possible, but although it creeps you out, there is no need to worry about the bites. An over the counter antihistamine will cure you! and dont visit those relatives, ha ha! ...Read more