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I Have A Painless Sore On My Genitals What Could Cause This
I get an occasional painful sore on my labia. I have been tested, its not herpes. What could be the cause?
Hidradenitis: Hidradenitis suppurativa (hi-drad-uh-ni-tis sup-u-ra-ti-va) is a chronic skin inflammation marked by the presence of blackheads and one or more red, tender bumps (lesions). The lesions often enlarge, break open and drain pus. Scarring may result after several recurrences. The lesions can occur in the groin, armpits, and under the breasts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible virus: The throat discomfort may be an early viral upper respiratory tract infection which occasionally is accompanied by red spots in the mouth. If throat soreness worsens a throat culture is recommended to check for strep. See your physician for an evaluation and appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more
Cold sore?: If this sore is terribly painful to the point that you can hardly swallow, it could be a herpes lesion, or cold sore. These can occur anywhere in the mouth and can be very uncomfortable, to the point that it is hard to eat and drink. If that's the case, you could take Valtrex (valacyclovir) during times you have a herpes outbreak canker sore. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tooth infection: Often abcesses of the maxillary teeth demonstrate sweeling in the palate. It is most common in the back area of the mouth. Clogged mucous and salivary glands can also form bumps. Bruises and viral vesicles are also posible explanations. Cancer can also cause lumps on the palate though much less frequent than the prior reasons. ...Read more
I have a bump on my genital area, it is extremely pussy, and painful to the touch. What could this be?
Infected cyst?: Something like this is usually a non-STD skin infection, like an infected sebaceous cyst, boil, folluclitis, etc. It might need additional minor surgery to improve drainage, or perhaps an antibiotic. Or infected bartholin gland if you're female? If so, it could be gonorrhea or chlamydia. (Your profile says male, but you selected "female health" as a topic tag??) Either way, see a doctor soon. ...Read more
Infection, syphilis: Infections or inflammatory conditions of the penis can present in several ways. Antibiotics and topical creams are usually helpful. However, other causes also include syphilis and genital herpes. Routine blood tests will help in the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See doctor: and have it checked and diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
What could a painful bump on my breast be? I have a bump on my breast on the areola it hurts wondering what it mat be or cause.
The : The are a number of things that could cause this. Without more information, however, it would be impossible to tell you exactly what this might be. Some of the questions necessary to evaluate your situation include: how long has this being hurting, has it happened before, any discharge, any redness or swelling, any history of trauma? This list is only partial! i would suggest you go to your primary care doctor to be evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more
See a dentist.: Your question is too general and there are so many things it could be that i strongly recommend you see a dentist immediately for an exam and proper diagnosis. Please don't wait! ...Read more
I have a small painless bump on the left side of my neck, what could this be? Had it for a long time but never caused me any pain/discomfort
This : This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination. It could be many things including a cyst, a lipoma, a lymph node, a skin cancer, a benign skin growth, or many other possibilities. Take a look at a picture of a cyst and the different skin cancers at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more
Ectopic sebaceous : These are ectopic sebaceous glands. They are benign and of no clinical significance. ...Read more
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