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Itchy Bump On Old Scar
Can't see image on: HealthTap Basic. This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Long list of things: There are a large number of things that could cause this, with a wide variety of treatments. Please attach a photo for more accurate help. ...Read more
A couple months ago I noticed a pimple size,bruise looking bump under skin on face. Still on face, slightly bigger. A little tender. Is it skin cancer?
Unlikely: Try fomentation to facilitate the release of material accumulated under the skin. Do not try to pop it as that only leads to a larger scar. Consult this site as one of the home remedies for acne may be helpful. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more
Folliculitis: The most common cause in men your age is folliculitis or inflammation of the hair follicle root. This is commonly called an in-grown hair. It could also be a subaceous cyst. See a doctor if it gets worse. In the mean time try not to irritate it. I recommend warm compresses. Get a new razor or avoid shaving. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a rash on my inner thighs, non painful, pimple like bumps on my penis. Recently there was a rash on my left butt cheek, arm bumps, what is It?
My 18 month old daughter has a round red patch of clear blister like patch on her left outer thigh. It's hard to the touch.
Blisters : Blisters can form on the skin in response to many different things, such as chemical irritation, insect bites, allergic reaction, burn or infection. Does it hurt? Does it itch? Is it a bunch of tiny blisters clustered together? Did she injury her thigh? Due to her age, the description and the location of her rash, she should be examined by her doctor to ensure the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Pink raised spot on chin for like 4 years. it gets itchy. appearance changed overnight. hard lump underneath it and skin around it looks discoloured ?
Bacteria on skin: In some cases, scratching an itchy rash, insect bite or other skin irritation can cause a skin break.Sometimes this allows, the normal bacteria on our skin or bacteria from the nails to penetrate the skin layers and cause slight infection.Skin Irritation or infection may result in hardening or changes in the color of the skin.New changes or bothersome changes should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
Had zits on breasts for years. 2 months ago popped large zit on breast. Healed but left large faded red spot with red scar center. Should i worry?
Evaluate: This should be seen. Hypertrophic scars can be one cause. It should be seen by your doctor to determine diagnosis or the next step. ...Read more
Chickenpox 8 yrs ago left with scar turned Pink red firm small itchy spot lower back dermatologist in a week but can a old chickenpox scar itch?
12 mos old boy has rash on and around his scrotum. Small red raised bumps and scrotum red. Anus is very irritated looking deep red around it please help?
Have him checked: Your description suggests perianal strep infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
My 2.5 year old daughter has itchy inflamed red blotchy palms with a raised tiny bump rash across them. ?
Maybe viral: Could be the start of a viral illness The enteroviruses, including the coxsackieviruses cause s rash that includes tender blisters in the mouth and tongue as well as on the palms and soles of the hands and the feet. Occasionally the rash will also occur on the buttocks or the genital area. Young children have a general feeling of being ill (malaise) and are often cranky with a depressed appetite ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unsure: There are many different possibilities as to why you may have the bump. One possible explanation could be a clogged gland which is not harmful. Is there any possible exposure to STDs? I recommend that you see a physician such as a family doctor or OB/GYN to make sure that this is not some sort of STD. Do you have any history of genital herpes? Usually, genital herpes is painful especially more pronounced with the first episode ...Read more
Weird bump on side of chest, appeared
2 months ago it is red, dry/flaky with shiny dead skin on top
size of a dime, recently started to itch ?
Shiny, flaky skin: May be eczema- allergy , or food or even (i have seen) strep. Also may be fungal- tinea , granuloma annulare, pityriasis rosea or lichen planus. Psoriasis is usually on elbows and knee Antihistamine for itchiing , antifungal for fungus, steroid for eczema. f/u w/ dermatology ...Read more