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I have white bumps on the back of my throat. They seem like a pimple. I can pop them with my finger nail. What could this be?

I have white bumps on the back of my throat.  They seem like a pimple.  I can pop them with my finger nail. What could this be?

Tonsilliths?: This sounds like tonsilliths. The only permanent cure is tonsillectomy, however, one safe way to get them out if they hurt is to use a water pick. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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I have a pimple like bump on my mons pubis. it's red, and it only hurts if I poke it with my finger nail, other then that it doesn't hurt or itch.

I have a pimple like bump on my mons pubis. it's red, and it only hurts if I poke it with my finger nail, other then that it doesn't hurt or itch.

Hair follicle: Could be infected, particularly if you shave or groom the area. Try some topical antibiotic cream. You might want to avoid shaving the area for a few days to prevent spreading germs. ...Read more

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I have about seven itchy pimple-blister looking bumps dispersed evenly throughout legs and arms and two on my fingers. i also have strep throat?

I have about seven itchy pimple-blister looking bumps dispersed evenly throughout legs and arms and two on my fingers. i also have strep throat?

Hard to tell: It's hard to identify skin lesions by description. They may be insect bites. They may be pimples. They may be other types of sores. See a doctor if they are bothering you. ...Read more

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When i swallow its feels like a scratchy feeling like its a finger nail stuck in my throat please help plus I have a cough that only happens at night?

When i swallow its feels like a scratchy feeling like its a finger nail stuck in my throat please help plus I have a cough that only happens at night?

Post nasal drip: You have a post nasal drip probably due to alleegies or a sinus infection that are responsible for your symptoms.Take an antihistamine duch as Allegra before you ho to bed at night for relief. ...Read more

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I have a reddish whiteish bump beside my finger nail on my skin. It hurts when i touch it. What is it?!

I have a reddish whiteish bump beside my finger nail on my skin. It hurts when i touch it. What is it?!

Paronychia: Yes. This is a common problem. You have an infection and need to be on antibiotics. Please get in to see your physician today. ...Read more

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I have some pimple like bumps on my cervix. I can pop them with my finger, but it has been ongoing for at least a year. 16, never had sex. Help?

I have some pimple like bumps on my cervix. I can pop them with my finger, but it has been ongoing for at least a year. 16, never had sex. Help?

Impossible to say, b: But, pimple like bumps on the cervix sounds very much like a very normal occurrence called nabothian cysts, which are actually very much like pimples. Small (to larger) sacs filled with a gelatinous material. Nothing bad or dangerous- very normal variation. ...Read more

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Pimple like spot behind a fingernail \u0026 a very hot \u0026 painful finger? This is the 2nd finger in a week.

Pimple like spot behind a fingernail \u0026 a very hot \u0026 painful finger? This is the 2nd finger in a week.

Finger infection: This can be a very important problem, because there are various infections around the nail which need to be treated immediately. Some of these which are bacterial infections are actually called "felons" by dermatologists. But there are many possibilities for this, and i believe that you should see the dermatologist immediately. We take care of skin hair and nails. ...Read more

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I have a few pimple like bumps on a few of my fingers and my ankle. This weekend i stayed in a house that was under renovations as well as owned dogs?

I have a few pimple like bumps on a few of my fingers and my ankle. This weekend i stayed in a house that was under renovations as well as owned dogs?

See a doctor: These could be related to bites from some form of insect . A visual inspection would be most appropriate if they do not resolve on their own. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more


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