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Doctor insights on: How To Remove Skin Nodules

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What skin infections can happen if a knife is used to remove skin nodules?

What skin infections can happen if a knife is used to remove skin nodules?

Skin infection: Anything on the knife or on the skin can be tracked into the open wound and cause infection, especially if there wasn't appropriate hygiene practiced before. If there is redness/swelling/pain to the area, see your doctor. Common organisms would be strep and staph (including mrsa). ...Read more

Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Skin nodules?

What is the definition or description of: Skin nodules?

Skin nodules: Skin nodules = palpable collection of tissue in skin. ...Read more

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My sister has skin nodules and the doctors don't know what they are. What can we do?

My sister has skin nodules and the doctors don't know what they are. What can we do?

University: Make appointment with university dermatologist. They have access to many colleagues in the department and world wide. May be they can help. ...Read more

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My gf has skin nodules and the doctors don't know what they are. Who should she see?

My gf has skin nodules and the doctors don't know what they are. Who should she see?

A dermatologist: A dermatologist may be able to diagnose these nodules based on appearance; if the appearance is not diagnostic, a skin biopsy can be done to make a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can acne medication be used on skin nodules?

Can acne medication be used on skin nodules?

Skin nodules: There are many different kinds of skin nodules. Some are pimples and folliculitis and acne nodules. Acne medication could be used on those. However the majority of skin nodules are growths such as moles, dermatofibroma, seborrheic keratosis, or other malignant or benign neoplasm. See your dermatologist to evaluate the nodules and prescribe the appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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If I am having skin nodules can this be caused by cystic acne?

If I am having skin nodules can this be caused by cystic acne?

Cysts : Cystic acne appears as red, tender under the skin bumps . See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am on day 6 of accutane. Do the under the skin nodules turn into regular acne?

I am on day 6 of accutane. Do the under the skin nodules turn into regular acne?

No: But the will appear to do this because as they shrink, you see only the surface. Congratulations on your having the courage to take the no-nonsense medication that will give you a new complexion and probably make your life much better. ...Read more

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I have had a couple of pink skin nodules on my right arm under my wrist area for awhile now(years). Not sure what they are scared it could be cancer.

I have had a couple of pink skin nodules on my right arm under my wrist area for awhile now(years). Not sure what they are scared it could be cancer.

Skin nodules: The fact that you have had these nodules unchanged for years makes it highly unlikely that these are cancer. They could be cysts, fatty tumors, or other benign tumors of the skin. See a dermatologist and ease your mind. ...Read more

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All lymph sites swollen for about13 months as well as skin nodules, accompanied by bruising, hair loss, extreme weight loss, fatigue, itching mostly a?

All lymph sites swollen for about13 months as well as skin nodules, accompanied by bruising, hair loss, extreme weight loss, fatigue, itching mostly a?

Primary: what blood workup have you done. This seems to be going on for a while. Have you visited your primary doc?. With such a history, you need to be followed very closely by your primary doctor. I see that you've have certain procedures. what were the results. If your doctor has not discussed them with you, ask him/her to do so. Please visit them as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I have small skin bumps on my ding ding?

Likely an infection: Could be hpv virus or molluscum contagiosum both are sexually transmitted. Would really need to see the lesions. Around the corona, it is normal to have 1 mm sized skin colored papules called pearly penile papules for which nothing needs to be done as these are not infectious. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Small skin bumps?

What is the definition or description of: Small skin bumps?

Small skin bumps: Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised. A small skin bump is a small raised area on the skin ...Read more

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Help! I have skin bumps on chin that are skin coloured. What does this sound like?

Help! I have skin bumps on chin that are skin coloured. What does this sound like?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have little patches of tiny dry skin bumps, but they itch so much, do you know what they are?

I have little patches of tiny dry skin bumps, but they itch so much, do you know what they are?

I don't. But...: With more information, perhaps we can figure this out. You could request a formal consultation where we could go over your symptoms more specifically, and you could even upload pictures of these bumps during the consult for direct review. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Skin bumps?

Skin bump: Skin is the outermost layer of tissue covering the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised . ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Benign baby skin bumps?

What is the definition or description of: Benign baby skin bumps?

Baby skin bumps: Benign baby skin bumps are elevations on the outer -most tissue of the baby's body which are not considered serious. ...Read more

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Can a very stressful time cause skin bumps( allergic like) to pop up on skin? I have not started any new meds, but have had a lot of stress lately.

Can a very stressful time cause skin bumps( allergic like) to pop up on skin? I have not started any new meds,  but have had a lot of stress lately.

Yes: A 41 year old female with an allergic like rash and a lot of stress in her life. Yes, stress alone has been to shown to cause flares of atopic dermatitis (eczema) or a flare of hives in allergic patients. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Bodian
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Skin Bumps (Definition)

Skin is the outermost layer of tissue covering the body. A bump is an area of skin ...Read more


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Skin Nodules (Definition)

Skin nodules = palpable collection ...Read more