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I have a bump under my skin by my pelvic bone and inner thigh. And its like zit but it has a painful bump under it. What should I do?

I have a bump under my skin by my pelvic bone and inner thigh. And its like zit but it has a painful bump under it. What should I do?

I+D: If you are unable to express the contents on your own, you may need a physician to incise and drain the lesion. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Skin colored bump/ zit shaped on my inner eye socket bone near nose. It's sore when I blink sometimes or when I touch it. Could it be a deep zit?

Skin colored bump/ zit shaped on my inner eye socket bone near nose. It's sore when I blink sometimes or when I touch it. Could it be a deep zit?

This could be an: acne pimple or could be a cyst, which may be infected. I would recommend applying warm compresses a few times/day; ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain if needed. If it is not improving or if worsening please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump in the back of my neck/under skin/top of spine- feels like a bone/joint/a knot, it's a pimple or zit size type bump. Doesn't hurt even when touch?

Lump in the back of my neck/under skin/top of spine- feels like a bone/joint/a knot, it's a pimple or zit size type bump. Doesn't hurt even when touch?

Sounds like it could: Be a sebaceous cyst, but could be a small lipoma or raised nevus. Best to have your doctor look at it, or consider a consult with one of us on HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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Bump on vulva close to inner thigh. Looks like it was itched&looks a bit bloody&irritated wit hair in it. Raised lymph node near pelvic bone cuz of this?

Bump on vulva close to inner thigh. Looks like it was itched&looks a bit bloody&irritated wit hair in it. Raised lymph node near pelvic bone cuz of this?

Bumps & nodes: Almost certainly your skin lesion and enlarged lymph node are somehow interconnected. A visit to your doctor will quickly help you to know if it is serious or not. ...Read more

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I had a bump that looked like a pimple in my inner thigh, three inches down from my genitals. It is now flat, red and with white bumps/ dry skin?

I had a bump that looked like a pimple in my inner thigh, three inches down from my genitals. It is now flat, red and with white bumps/ dry skin?

Not dry skin: This could be an isoltea form of hydra densities, bacterial infection or a form of herpes. Best to visit a dermatologist ...Read more

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There's a pimple like bump on my inner thigh. I popped it the other day, puss came out. It feels like there's a bump inside my skin and it pops inside?

Please see your: Doctor. There may be an abscess (infection under the skin) still present, or a cyst that may need further treatment. Meanwhile apply warm compresses several times per day, until you can be seen. ...Read more

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I have a hard zit like bump on the top inner thigh?

I have a hard zit like bump on the top inner thigh?

Variable: This could be one of a number of benign growths from an ingrown hair to a dermatofibroma (piece of scar tissue thought to be from an old bug bit) to a calcified cyst. You would need to see a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Skin care; acne on thighs, blackheads, razor bumps. What are good skincare products?

Cetaphil: Cetaphil Gentle Cleanser and moisturizers are fantastic for conditioning the skin without clogging the pores or aggravating inflammation. I recommend this product constantly and have almost always had favorable results. Once the skin is conditioned, it is less likely to be irritated by over the counter acne products that can be used with it. ...Read more

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I woke up with a pimple like bump on my leg and it was itchy, now it's inflamed and really red with a white head at the tip. Staph?

I woke up with a pimple like bump on my leg and it was itchy, now it's inflamed and really red with a white head at the tip. Staph?

Possibly: Without seeing this it is impossible to diagnose. Apply warm to hot packs repeatedly until it opens and drains. If it reforms or expands with redness, swelling, tenderness, warmth or you get fever see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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What do little white bumps that look like white head pimples on my leg mean?

What do little white bumps that look like white head pimples on my leg mean?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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There are bumps on my leg that seems like pimples but they don't pop and they're warmer than other parts of my skin. Is it kp or something else?

There are bumps on my leg that seems like pimples but they don't pop and they're warmer than other parts of my skin. Is it kp or something else?

Folliculitis?: This should be examined by a physician to be sure, but commonly is bacterial in nature, often in healthy people can occur after shaving. ...Read more

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I have pimple like bumps on my leg below my knee they do not have a head-on them though they arnt itchy only sore to touch please help thanks?

I have pimple like bumps on my leg below my knee they do not have a head-on them though they arnt itchy only sore to touch please help thanks?

Pimple: Unfortunately we cannot dispense any advice to anyone below 16 and since you didn't mention your age, I must assume you are a young minor. Please see your parents and your doctor for your concern. ...Read more

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I see a skin bump on the left leg of my husband. What might be the reason? M sure it's not pimple since its big.

I see a skin bump on the left leg of my husband. What might be the reason? M sure it's not pimple since its big.

Also consider Lipoma: If it is red, sore, and increasing in size over time- Dr Yetimyan is absolutely right. A boil or abscess will generally worsen until it is drained. If it has no color change, and is not painful, it could be a lipoma. Purple bluish lumps can be lymphangiomas. These last two are not concerning. There are a few other things to consider, but it would depend on it's characteristics. ...Read more

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Have found a bump above Vagina near thigh. Popped like a zit and had pus and blood. Could it be herpes?

Have found a bump above Vagina near thigh. Popped like a zit and had pus and blood. Could it be herpes?

Less likely: It is not likely to be herpes

most likely it is a gland cyst or a hair root that trying to get infected.

use a heat pad, avoid the temptation of squeezing it, clean with alcohol, and apply topical antibiotic.

you are 20 years old, practice a safe sex, this way you will never worry about STD including herpes. And remember there is some STD you are going to carry with you the rest of your life. ...Read more

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I have many multiple small bumps I can feel under the skin on the bone of my left leg, some firm, some slightly firm. What kind of Dr should I see?

I have many multiple small bumps I can feel under the skin on the bone of my left leg, some firm, some slightly firm. What kind of Dr should I see?

Start with a general: Doctor. If exam shows that these are in the skin or subcutaneous tissue, dermatologist or plastic surgeon is the proper specialist. If exam shows that these are in the bone, orthopedic surgeon. And if these are rhematoid nodules, a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Weird small bumps on neck (many) not skin tags. Pain in leg bones, hurts to put weight on my knee and hip, goes away after a while. Cancer?

Weird small bumps on neck (many) not skin tags. Pain in leg bones, hurts to put weight on my knee and hip, goes away after a while. Cancer?

Very unlikely: What your described is not suggestive of any cancer and it is very unlikely that you have one. Next time you see your doctor, you may discuss your symptoms with her/him.
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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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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Major concern. I feel a zit shaped bump/lump behind my neck/right below hair/at spinal nerves area! Feels hard like could be a bone/lump. It's hard?

Major concern. I feel a zit shaped bump/lump behind my neck/right below hair/at spinal nerves area! Feels hard like could be a bone/lump. It's hard?

See doctor: The description of bumps in neck area suggests that these may be swollen /enlarged glands called lymph glands. These glands become firm or hard and palpable, mostly due to infection or some other reason. You may get some sore throat and fever. Consult your doctor, get examined and treatment. ...Read more

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got a small hard painful lump on bikini line, below my inner thigh bone, no redness or pimple like appearance. Should I worry?

Lump: Small firm lump in that area may be an ingrown hair or an inclusion cyst. Apparently there is no inflammation or infection. These lumps may not recede or need to be removed, but for peace of mind, have your physician or dermatologist examine it. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

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