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I have large red bumb above my eyebrow?

I have large red bumb above my eyebrow?

Has it been there : long? If not apply warm compresses for five minutes or so four times a day and see if that the compresses it so that it drains out before your event on Monday. Do not try extracting yourself or it could scar or leave a hyperpigmentation dark reddening from localized inflammation. ...Read more

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Why I have red eyes ...

Why I have red eyes ...

Dryness/fatigue: The blood vessels naturally become more visible in the eyes as you age due to thinning of the tissues. Exacerbations of eye redness may occur from a variety of things such as dryness, wind, tiredness, allergies, infections, inflammations, & chronic use of some types of ophthalmic medications. As a benign treatment, trial some otc artificial tears (eg. Refresh tears) to soothe your eyes. ...Read more

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I have little red dots all over my legs, do I have bedbugs?

I have little red dots all over my legs, do I have bedbugs?

Possibly: It's not easy to know in this type of forum, so i would have this checked out. If you are suspecting bed bugs, then check the seams of your mattress for small dark brown/black "sesame seed" sized bugs and bring them in a ziplock to the doctor if you find them. If not, it could be many things - so have it checked out either way. ...Read more

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I have red dots under my foreskin, is this bad?

We don't have: enough info to know that. These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Why do I have a red ring around my iris?

Why do I have a red ring around my iris?

Possibly iritis: You may have inflammation in the anterior chamber of the eye (iritis) and should see an ophthalmologist to be evaluated. Other signs would be brow ache and light sensitivity. ...Read more

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I got bite by red aunts and i poped them and now have red bump rash what is it?

I got bite by red aunts and i poped them and now have red bump rash what is it?

Red ants: Red ant bites cause this type of rash. See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I have an itchy scalp and a large red itchy patch on my forehead. I also have swollen lymph nodes around my ear. I got my hair done last Wednesday.

I have an itchy scalp and a large red itchy patch on my forehead. I also have swollen lymph nodes around my ear. I got my hair done last Wednesday.

Dermatitis: If ALL the symptoms are on SAME side of your head and don't cross the midline then I'm worried about shingles which can later become painful. Starting treatment right away is critical A chemical allergic reaction is also possible especially if your hair was dyed and should have it looked at. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an itchy rach that has red spots and some have small white heads?

What should I do if I have an itchy rach that has red spots and some have small white heads?

Rashes and sores: Skin is very difficult to treat by description or email. But, given the great staph epidemic in our country i would advise you to get this seen by an expert sooner than later. This could be just a reaction to some exposure or an infection that is spreading. Sorry not to have a better answer than that today. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps on my skin that itches. Help?

I have tiny red bumps on my skin that itches. Help?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at www.imgur.com the picture will be tagged with its own URL website You can resubmit the question to us again with the URL address listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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I have small itchy red bumps?

I have small itchy red bumps?

Red bumps: Can be from different causes such as dry skin, skin infection, etc. For a proper diagnosis, you need to see a doctor to look at them and help you with the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have red eyes and eatching?

I have red eyes and eatching?

See eye doctor: The first thing to try is artificial tears... Not something that says "get the red out". Just plain over the counter artificial tears like freshkoat or systane. If no improvement after a couple of days, see your eye doctor as may be an infection or allergy. Don't wear contacts till resolved. ...Read more

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I have itchy red spots near my ankles. I also have them on my hands but there not itchy. What is it?

I have itchy red spots near my ankles. I also have them on my hands but there not itchy. What is it?

Chilblains : Could possibly be chilblain. A chilblain is a small, red swelling on the skin which can be very itchy and gradually becomes very painful. Here's a link to the mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/chilblains/ds01091. Hope that helped! please vote me up if you can, thanks and good luck! ...Read more

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I have small red bumps that have pus on my skin what could this be?

I have small red bumps that have pus on my skin what could this be?

Could be foliculitis: There are hair follicles almost everywhere on the skin. These follicles can become inflamed or infected. Be sure to follow up with you doctor as antibiotics may be necessary. ...Read more

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why do i have red tender bumps on fingers?

why do i have red tender bumps on fingers?

Plan: For any professional answer we need to see this bump. So far you just observe yourself. May be this is just Mosquito.bite. ...Read more

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I have red streaks on my tonsils, and they have recently appeared. They are also swollen a bit. Will I have to have them removed?

I have red streaks on my tonsils, and they have recently appeared. They are also swollen a bit. Will I have to have them removed?

Tonsils: Probably not. Ask your Pharmacist for the best over-the-counter solution. If that has not worked after a few days you should see an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor. Let me know what happens please. ...Read more

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Why do I have a red bump on my pearl tounge?

Too vague: Impossible to answer with so little information. See a dentist and have your tongue looked at. ...Read more

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I don't have my tonsils, but I have red bumps where my tonsils were and they are painful. What could they be?

I don't have my tonsils, but I have red bumps where my tonsils were and they are painful. What could they be?

Pharyngitis : Likely. Viral pharyngitis. Use warm saline gargles and pain meds and it should resolve. Antiviral s can be given if this is a recurring problem, but they are not 100 percent effective. Good luck! hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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My right earlobe is hot and red I've tried ice to cool it but it just heats up again what do I do?

My right earlobe is hot and red I've tried ice to cool it but it just heats up again what do I do?

Does it hurt?: If you have pain along with the redness, you may have an infection or a sunburn. If it is due to infection, you need to get seen very soon. If it is not painful and just itchy, it may be due to a soap, detergent or shampoo you are using and stop any new ones. Get seen if it continues to bother you. ...Read more

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My husbands right earlobe was purplish red. Should i be concerned?

My husbands right earlobe was purplish red.  Should i be concerned?

Multicolored ear lob: Your husband may have traumatized his ear lobe giving it , its purple red color. ...Read more

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Red dot on bottom of earlobe after fresh piercing?

Red dot on bottom of earlobe after fresh piercing?

Reddot post piercing: Thank you for your question. A red dot on the bottom of the earlobe after piercing may be caused by many things. Infection or inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause such an eruption as well as responses to external/internal sources such allergies or otherwise. Having an examination performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Red spot on earlobe?

Red spot on earlobe?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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My earlobe is red, swollen and bumpy with a burning, itchy feeling. Do you know what it could be?

My earlobe is red, swollen and bumpy with a burning, itchy feeling.  Do you know what it could be?

It sounds like a: contact dermatitis or allergic reaction at your earlobe. Do you wear pierced earrings? If you do,stop wearing them immediately. Get a steroid cream or ointment from your Dr.to relive these symptoms. Also try benadryl (diphenhydramine) to relieve itch and swelling. ...Read more

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My son has a soft red bump on his earlobe for at least a week. It doesn't hurt to touch, can barely be felt, but it is always red and slightly raised.

My son has a soft red bump on his earlobe for at least a week. It doesn't hurt to touch, can barely be felt, but it is always red and slightly raised.

Mgt: If this is an isolated rash without other symptoms, it may be due to an insect bite. Application of 1 percent hydrocortisone topical cream twice a day for 3 days may help. If it persists please see your PCP. ...Read more

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One earlobe is red and painful to the touch. I do not wear earrings of any sort. Only soft portion of earlobe hurts. Rest of ear is normal.

One earlobe is red and painful to the touch. I do not wear earrings of any sort.  Only soft portion of earlobe hurts. Rest of ear is normal.

?? Infection: It is possible to have an infected cyst of the earlobe. Even if you do not wear earrings you couls have an infection or cyst. See your doctor or local surgeon for an evaluation. If present, it may be able to be treated with antibiotics or may need excision. ...Read more

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My 20 month old has a red earlobe on one ear.

Pink/Red from Blood: In good light, press your palm firmly with 1 thumb & hold for several seconds. Release quickly & watch. The return of pink is blood returning into the capillaries; a body wide issue. If 1 ear lobe more red; briefly or continuously? Increased redness most likely increased capillary density or flow. Next; why? Examine closely, experiment a little. ? Seek out help from md well reviewed by clients. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy bump right below my earlobe on my neck that hurts a little bit and is warm to the touch what could it be?

I have a red itchy bump right below my earlobe on my neck that hurts a little bit and is warm to the touch what could it be?

See answer: For a precise diagnosis you would have to see your physician to examen the area. Your description suggests either a small boil or skin infection or a local reaction to an insect bite. You can view pictures of a boil on Google Images. If it's an insect bite the swelling should resolve on its own. Warm compresses will help a boil to drain. If not improving>>Dr...See: http://bit.ly/1Hi4wm1 ...Read more

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Red spot on earlobe a few hours ago. Red stop is still there, but the bottom of the earlobe is bruised (like blood pooling). What could it be?

Red spot on earlobe a few hours ago. Red stop is still there, but the bottom of the earlobe is bruised (like blood pooling). What could it be?

Hard to say: Hypersensitivity rxn to earrings comes to mind - is that feasible with the type of earrings you have recently worn? Certain metals, esp nickel alloys, are very sensitizing. Hydrocortisone cream and avoiding further contact would help if that's the cause. ...Read more

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My two ear old's earlobe was red and swollen for two weeks and now it turned purple with a small grey/pale area in the middle. What can this be?

My two ear old's earlobe was red and swollen for two weeks and now it turned purple with a small grey/pale area in the middle. What can this be?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has red swollen earlobe for a few days there was a blister at one point now it looks like there are several tiny red bumps what could it?

My 2 year old has red swollen earlobe for a few days there was a blister at one point now it looks like there are several tiny red bumps what could it?

Bug bite ? infected: These are often simple bug bites that get scratched & invaded by skin germs to cause a mild localized infection. Sometimes dabbing it with peroxide & covering the area with antibiotic ointment can heal it. If it persists or spreads have it looked at. ...Read more

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My right ear lobe is a little red and swollen and there is a white/yellow crust by my earring hole? What is wrong with my earlobe?

My right ear lobe is a little red and swollen and there is a white/yellow crust by my earring hole? What is wrong with my earlobe?

Assess for Infection: 17 yr old; redness, swelling, yellow crust at earring hole. This can be due to infection or a reaction to metal in earrings. There is no mention of pain which is an indicator of infection. If pain is present & other symptoms are worsening, infection is probable & you should see your doctor. Otherwise do not wear earrings x 3-4 days, cleanse area with soap/water, change to hypoallergenic earrings. ...Read more

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