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Very tiny red asymptomatic bumps left after irritant type of folliculitis on pubis, it has been there for a one month, any treatment needed?

Very tiny red asymptomatic bumps left after irritant type of folliculitis on pubis, it has been there for a one month, any treatment needed?

Probably not: If the lesion is stable, is not causing symptoms, you may watch and wait. 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. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Light yellow-gray area on soft palate for over a month. no signs of healing, but no signs of growth either. dentist says looks like a cut. cancerous?

Light yellow-gray area on soft palate for over a month. no signs of healing, but no signs of growth either. dentist says looks like a cut. cancerous?

Always possible: Most malignances of the oral cavity begin on lateral tongue, floor of mouth and pharynx followed by tonsil. Soft palate, when involved develops minor salivary gland nodular tumors or occasional the equivalent of leukoplakia. If latter suspected simple punch bx with novacaine needed. ...Read more

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I have a scalp hematoma on the back of my head for the past 3 months and it has s not reduce in size. X-ray shows no fracture. Soft painful spot on it?

I have a scalp hematoma on the back of my head for the past 3 months and it has s not reduce in size. X-ray shows no fracture. Soft painful spot on it?

Hematoma: It may take months for the hematoma to be absorbed depending on its size. In fact if it lasts long enough it may begin to calcify ...Read more

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Red, dime size painful spot on back of hairline after barbershop visit. Smooth, no head. Is it MSRA or regular boil? Any way to tell or treat?

Red, dime size painful spot on back of hairline after barbershop visit. Smooth, no head. Is it MSRA or regular boil? Any way to tell or treat?

Unclear : You seem to be describing an abscess or boil. This occuru with or without a trip to the barber shop. MRSA remains a possibility in the current clinical setting. Generally very warm compresses used frequently are the first line of treatment. You may use a topical antibiotic such as neosporin, with limited benefit depending on the depth of the infection See a doctor soon if it does not improve. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for painful bump on head cyst?

Exam: This could be an infected hair follicle . Warm soaks help but sometimes they require incision and drainage. Have it examined by your md if it doesn't recede. ...Read more

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I have a red spot , kind of shiny, the size of the tip of marker mabye, and it stays there for a month or 2 , on head of penis under foreskin?

I have a red spot , kind of shiny, the size of the tip of marker mabye, and it stays there for a month or 2 , on head of penis under foreskin?

Difficult to know: At your age a recurring but resolving lesion on the glans may be nothing to worry about. However, this is something that has to be looked at to know. It could require nothing or a topical medication but could require further testing and even a biopsy. No reason to risk a problem. Get it checked out by your pcp, a urologist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis and treatment( and home remedy) for multiple red iitchy blistered skin with pus in the neck for a 4-yr old female child?

What is the diagnosis and treatment( and home remedy) for multiple red iitchy blistered skin with pus in the neck for a 4-yr old female child?

Various: Your child may have a bacterial infection. For a home remedy, i would try putting a quarter cup of bleach into a half full bathtub and soak in it, followed by patting the child dry and moisturization. Repeat this three times per week, and seek help if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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My baby has a hemangioma on top of head. Steroid injection treatment or leave it alone?

My baby has a hemangioma on top of head. Steroid injection treatment or leave it alone?

Speak with Peds Dr: He/She will be able to direct your concerns and options for treatment for your child. ...Read more

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Woke up and found a small soft lump red, fill with blood? Minor pain to touch. On left side of my penis head under the foreskin what is it? Treatment?

Woke up and found a small soft lump red, fill with blood? Minor pain to touch. On left side of my penis head under the foreskin what is it? Treatment?

Blood blister/vessic: Havee your private physician examine it. In all probability it is a benign "blood blister" caused by friction or sexual activity; however if not resolved on its own within 1 week get it checked by a physician. Do not try to open this blister yourself. ...Read more

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I've recently developed a small white bump/cyst (looks like millia or whitehead) on the caruncle of my left eye. What is it's cause and treatment options? Will this eventually resolve?

I've recently developed a small white bump/cyst (looks like millia or whitehead) on the caruncle of my left eye.  What is it's cause and treatment options?  Will this eventually resolve?

See your Eyedoc: The lacrimal carbuncle is frequently the site of inclusion cysts, sometimes with calcified concretions. This can make the carbuncle swell up to many times it's normal size. These respond quite nicely to removal in your ophthalmologist's office. Make an appointment, you will feel much better when it is gone. ...Read more

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Clear round spot or bump on cornea directly on cornea can't take pic, no pain or symptoms except tearing occasionally, is it serious, what treatment?

Clear round spot or bump on cornea directly on cornea can't take pic, no pain or symptoms except tearing occasionally, is it serious, what treatment?

Cornea bump: A pterygium is a benign growth on the white of the eye(conjunctiva) and may encroach on the corneal surface. I feel it's important to have an examination by an ophthalmologist for advice regarding diagnosis and any advisable treatment. ...Read more

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Non painful lump on side of jaw by ear that has been there for a year or 2 , what is it?

Non painful lump on side of jaw by ear that has been there for a year or 2 , what is it?

See oral surgeon: for evaluation, imaging and treatment. It could be a simple benign condition. However, appointment with oral surgeon is warranted. Take good care. ...Read more

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Experiencing some scalp redness or irritation, scalp tenderness to touch and felt like sunburn on top of head. Few small red `spots' seen at top of head. Dr says dry scalp. Washed hair daily, used hair spray frequently. Stopped routine. Treatment?

Experiencing some scalp redness or irritation, scalp tenderness to touch and felt like sunburn on top of head. Few small red `spots' seen at top of head. Dr says dry scalp. Washed hair daily, used hair spray frequently. Stopped routine. Treatment?

Dry hair: Shampoos are more drying than soap as they remove more hair oils. If you use shampoos it's important to follow with a hair conditioner to restore oils for your hair and scalp. A skilled beautician can evaluate your hair and advise you about its status and give you advice on your hair care and hair care products. ...Read more

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Had ringworm used prescription meds now the small spot on my jaw covers whole side of face an no longer looks like ringworm any ideas?

Had ringworm used prescription meds now the small spot on my jaw covers whole side of face an no longer looks like ringworm any ideas?

Inflammation of Face: Presuming the ringworm has been treated. The residual redness can be due to an irritant or allergic reaction from the topical medication you used to treat the ringworm or residual inflammation from the ringworm itself. The treatment would be a prescription cortisone like Cloderm or Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. Another possibility is that the ringworm has spread because the medication not effective. ...Read more

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Is it normal for skin on the head of the penis to turn white and wrinkly(slight pain)after genital wart treatment? I´ve been applying Podophyllotoxin

Is it normal for skin on the head of the penis to turn white and wrinkly(slight pain)after genital wart treatment? I´ve been applying Podophyllotoxin

Here are some ...: What you've observed on the glans penis is normally expected but unique since the healing ability widely varies, evolves, and matures over a variable duration among the life of all individuals. So, time & patience are what you need. If still anxious, seek timely evaluation & counseling. ...Read more

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I would like preventative or alternative treatment for senile purpora. The slightest scratch on my forearms brings on a big purple/red spot. ?

I would like preventative or alternative treatment for senile purpora. The slightest scratch on my forearms brings on a big purple/red spot. ?

Sun damage: Your bruising symptoms are most commonly the result of irreversible damage to the skin from prior sun exposure. The only treatment is to avoid trauma to the affected areas of skin. Using sunscreen will prevent further damage. If excessive bruising is also noted in non sun exposed skin especially if associated with other signs of clotting problems such as bleeding gums or nosebleeds see your doctor. ...Read more