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One tiny white bump on my little toe. Is slightly itchy, slightly painful when I rub it. It has a firm white covering. Something to worry about?

One tiny white bump on my little toe. Is slightly itchy, slightly painful when I rub it. It has a firm white covering. Something to worry about?

What me worry?: Think of how long that bump has been there. If it has been developing over some time, then most likely it is one of several types of callous. If not to long, then consider a wart. If on the other hand (foot), it happened quickly, Consider an insect bite, sting or even a foreign body. Try soaking it in a warm salt solution over several days. If symptoms do not subside, then best to have I examined. ...Read more

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My 10 month old has a very small white bump on the heel of her foot it's very hard but does not bother her it's just weird taking her to her wellness?

My 10 month old has a very small white bump on the heel of her foot it's very hard but does not bother her it's just weird taking her to her wellness?

Bump: If she is walking, she may have stepped on something and there is a foreign body. Keep it clean and gently pumice the area and if persists, have it seen with imaging such as ultrasound. All the best. ...Read more

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Pain when I put pressure on the ball of my left foot (under big toe). Picture on my file. There is also a white bump. The black square is bandaid.?

Pain when I put pressure on the ball of my left foot (under big toe). Picture on my file. There is also a white bump. The black square is bandaid.?

Hard to say!: Images cannot be uploaded here. They can on Healthtap Prime, though. We need more information as well. How long have you had it? Have you changed footwear? ...Read more

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What is this little white bump I found on my foot? It is white, and tiny.

What is this little white bump I found on my foot? It is white, and tiny.

Bump: It's probably a callus (which is a thickening of the skin at one point) or could be a plantar wart. Either way let your doctor take a look. :) ...Read more

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I have one small white bump on the bottom of my foot- it is very painful to walk on. I have xc meet tomorrow- anyway to get the pain away before then?

I have one small white bump on the bottom of my foot- it is very painful to walk on. I have xc meet tomorrow- anyway to get the pain away before then?

Pain avoidance: Hi Emily, it is hard to say exactly what you are talking about. Sometimes a blister has a whitish color. You can try padding around the painful area to help take off the pressure for your big race, but should consider having it looked as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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A bit of some kind on the bottom of my foot white bump little black dot in middle itches and is sore?

A bit of some kind on the bottom of my foot white bump little black dot in middle itches and is sore?

Those dang warts.: Just in case it is a plantar wart, it would be wise to begin treating it soon. If you are not sure, then have it evaluated by a doctor experienced in warts and their treatment options. Left untreated, warts can spread like a wild fire, making the any treatment protocol more difficult. ...Read more

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What could be this hard. 5 CM sized bump under toe?

What could be this hard. 5 CM sized bump under toe?

A cyst: It could be a cyst or a foreign body reaction. Have it evaluated if it is causing pain. Otherwise observe for any changes in size, color and shape. If it changes and is not painful, have it evaluated anyway. ...Read more

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Hard painful bump under big toe what is it?

Hard painful bump under big toe what is it?

Not sure.: Plantar wart? Have it checked by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What is this hard bump growing on the side of my big toe?

Possible bone spur: If by hard bump you mean skin, it may be a callous.
If there is no skin growth over it, you may be developing a bones spur. ...Read more

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I have a bump hard like a rock on the bottom of my big toe what is it?

I have a bump hard like a rock on the bottom of my big toe what is it?

Accessory bones: Some have extra small sesamoid bones which only need treatment if there is something wrong with them or if they are causing a problem. ...Read more

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I discovered a single hard, painless white bump on right side of my tongue. It's only been four days, but what should I do? What might it be?

Tongue: May be a bite fibromq. Benign callous on tongue from biting it. Other things include salivary gland enlargement. Check it out with an ent ...Read more

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I have these bumps on my toes and in between them. They're hard skin with a little hole at the top, it's very sensitive a little tap hurts. What is it?

I have these bumps on my toes and in between them. They're hard skin with a little hole at the top, it's very sensitive a little tap hurts. What is it?

Much easier: To diagnose with a picture you may be referring to hard and soft corns....which occur over bony prominences if that's what it is. If there is a hole though that is a potential problem and you should seek out treatment with a foot doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause small hard bumps on toe?

A couple of things: If these hard bumps are in the skin, they could be corns- thickened skin caused by shoe pressure and underlying toe deformities. If you feel the bump below the skin surface, it could be other things like bone spurs, or toe deformities. See a podiatrist to help sort these out. ...Read more

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I have like a callous in between two of my toes. It hurts whenever it kind of bumps into something. This small hard part hits the flesh and it hurts.

I have like a callous in between two of my toes. It hurts whenever it kind of bumps into something. This small hard part hits the flesh and it hurts.

Hammertoes: It's from enlarged portions of bone caused by the residual effects of your hammertoes. Conservative therapy such as trimming will help but surgery is the only way to correct them. ...Read more

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Tiny hard white bump in eyelash folicle?

Tiny hard white bump in eyelash folicle?

Stye: Most common would be a plugged hair follicle, called a stye. ...Read more

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I have a small hard white bump on the inside of my nose. What could if be!

I have a small hard white bump on the inside of my nose. What could if be!

Nose Knows: Does it hurt? Is there surrounding redness? Have you had any trauma to the nose?

It you have no other symptoms, it could just be a prominent medial crural footplate (nasal cartilage). If it hurts, drains pus or gets bigger, you may want to get it checked out by an ENT doctor.

Importantly, don't mess with it. If it is a normal structure, manipulation with your finger can lead to an infection. ...Read more

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I have a hard, painful red bumps forming on my toes, should I be concerned?

Sure, if its painful: I'd be concerned. In fact, bumps would concern me as well. It sounds like you may be referring to a bursitis or corn secondary to a hammer toe or exostosis. I can't be sure from the description you gave so would refer you to your friendly neighborhood foot doc who could be of more help. But, do get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have tiny bumps on the bottom of my pinky toe. They feel hard and turgid, what can they be?

Tiny bumps: Dermatological conditions are extremely challenging without examining them in person. If they are new I would seek a consultation from a podiatrist. They could be thickening of the skin, plug sweat glands, bacterial or fungal infections. ...Read more

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I have a hard white bump on the inside of my left nostril. It doesn't hurt unless I touch is and it's been there for a while. What might it be?

Folliculitis?: It sounds like folliculitis, which is basically an infected hair follicle. You would need to have a doctor take a look in order to confirm, however. ...Read more

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My tongue was bit on really hard, and now it hurts! I have a small white bump on the end of my tongue and I always find myself playing with it. Help!?

My tongue was bit on really hard, and now it hurts! I have a small white bump on the end of my tongue and I always find myself playing with it. Help!?

Very common to: Play with that bump on your tongue that is there because you bit it hard and caused some trauma and perhaps bleeding, and some inflammatory tissue built up in area causing a bump. That will go away, may take couple weeks. In the meantime try not to play with it-:). ...Read more

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I noticed a small bump between my fourth and fifth toe. Its a little hard with what looks like a dot or small hole in it. It's not itchy, doesn't hurt

Corns: This is a "soft" corn over a boney bump on the side of the toe joint, It can be help if you maintain a soft spacer there. Make sure your shoes are wide enough and that you have an arch fit and not simply measured by the length of you foot. This is a common problem and mildly uncomfortable. Surgery can pare down the boney bump. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on my perranial. Its about a quarter of an inch wide, hard, and doesn't hurt. I found it while washing. Any ideas?

I have a white bump on my perranial. Its about a quarter of an inch wide, hard, and doesn't hurt. I found it while washing. Any ideas?

Lump: While this lump is most likely some sort of inclusion cyst, it should be evaluated by a doctor. Please schedule a visit with your primary care doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a clear hard bump under my toe nail and I don't know what it is?

Visit podiatrist: Your toenail should be flat. Something is wrong. Without seeing hard to comment further. ...Read more

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I had a little white bump come up on the outside of my bottom lip. It is hard and doesn't hurt. What could it be?

Have to see DDS or: To make sure you should see your dentist or your doctor to make sure it is not a malignant lesion, if suspicious may do the biopsy or refer to a surgeon ...Read more

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Hard, small, white bump in inner corner of eye, no head, will not pop or go away, been there for about 6 weeks, no visible head, what is this?

Hard, small, white bump in inner corner of eye, no head, will not pop or go away, been there for about 6 weeks, no visible head, what is this?

Growth on eye: This small white bump may represent a small cyst or blister. In this case, there is nothing to do about it as long as it's not bothering you. This also may represent a normal structure on your eye. If it persists, have an ophthalmologist evaluate it. ...Read more

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4.5 year old daughter, white bump on/under tongue. 3-4mm diameter. Seems hard. Says it is not painful or sensitive. 1cm behind tip of tongue in center

4.5 year old daughter, white bump on/under tongue. 3-4mm diameter. Seems hard. Says it is not painful or sensitive. 1cm behind tip of tongue in center

Accident history?: It sounds like a scar from a fall. Has that ever happened? Time to visit a pediatric or general dentist for an exam. ...Read more

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I have a small hard white bump on the outer edge of my lower lip. Its been there probably a year or so and seems to be a little bigger. Couls this be c?

I have a small hard white bump on the outer edge of my lower lip. Its been there probably a year or so and seems to be a little bigger. Couls this be c?

Unlikely: It might be skin related problem like a cyst, or it might be secondary to habitual lip biting
Being there for a year now make it extremely unlikely to be of a sinister origin unless you have other medical problems
A photo of the lesion would be great to have a look at and try to figure out the cause of it ...Read more

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What could cause the big toe on your left foot to have a big bump on it that is hard as a rock?

What could cause the big toe on your left foot to have a big bump on it that is hard as a rock?

See Podiatrist: Could be a cyst, a bone spur, bone prominence or something else. Where on the toe is it? Have a podiatrist examine it. ...Read more