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How To Get Rid Of Bumps On Underarms
Likely Irritation: Red skin (erythema) and bumps sounds like irritation. It could be from shaving, anti-perspirant, or chaffing. Hold off from applying anything irritating to the area for a week. If it doesn't improve, see a doctor. Fyi, other less common causes for something like this are inverse psoriasis, hailey-hailey disease, axillary granular parakeratosis and fox-fordyce disease. ...Read more
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Is there some sort of lotion or something to get rid of bumps bikini area after shaving/plucking? Can't wear a bikini bottom it's embarrassing
Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more
Eval needed: The cause of the bumps needs to be determined in order to make a treatment plan. History, physical examination and possibly biopsy may be needed. ...Read more
Wrist bumps: See your family physician. They may be cysts that could be removed by your Orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
It depends on what: Is causing them. Medical evaluation should provide more info. ...Read more
No: I would not do this, as it is not designed for that and may cause irritation. ...Read more
Bumps at hairline: Find out the cause and treat that. Let's chat and you can send pictures. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Under breast problem: This sounds like intertrigo, which is especially prevalent in women with large breasts. Avoiding irritation is helpful- keeping the area clean and dry, keeping padding between the chest and breast, using an anti-fungal cream if there is a whitish discharge, and losing weight to reduce the amount of tissue in the breast and abdomen. In some patients, breast reduction is required to reduce contact. ...Read more
You may not be able to get rid of everything, but wearing well fitting bras and using starch or similar powders after showers, will keep the area dry and in better hygiene.
Good luck from nyc. ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Shaving: If they are not "razor bumps" your DR needs to have a look. ...Read more
Arid & :
You want to keep this area as dry as possible(arid) by washing the area, applying a hydrocortisone cream twice daily. It is best to lose the bra if possible in a private setting.("aired").
After this area has healed and you resume full time bra wearing, apply corn starch inside the bra which will help to absorb perspiration and moisture to avoid a recurrence. ...Read more
How can I get rid of bumps on my inner thighs and bottom of butt? I don't know what kind of bumps they are or where they come from. General red bumps.
Moisturizer : Try a simple chapstick or vaseline or aquaphor before applying your lip liner. ...Read more
Acne: I recommend st ives facial scrub to patients along with a mild non-drying facial soap. The facial scrub deals with the blocked pores and will help smooth the skin (avoid using it like sandpaper). Topical benzyl peroxide works well but can be very drying. Good face makeup ie clinique tend to cause fewer problems as well. ...Read more
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder affecting many people of all ages. Kp is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps, " "gooseflesh, " or "chicken skin" appearance on the skin. Try cerave sa which is otc. ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
How to get rid of bumps on arms. Do you think this could be a food allergy or something more serious?
How do I get rid of bumps around my mouth? They are small bumps around my lips. They get itchy, but not all the time.
HSV 1 and HSV 2: Herpes simplex is divided into two types: HSV type 1 and HSV type 2. Both of these conditions can affect your mouth or your genitals and can be spread via oral sex. There no cure for HSV infection and often stress is an aggravating factor. Cold sores generally clear up without treatment within 10-14 days. It is your call. ...Read more