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I wear a tampon a lot of the time. Is the spot, itchiness and redness due to shaving, dryness or something else?

I wear a tampon a lot of the time. Is the spot, itchiness and redness due to shaving, dryness or something else?

Tampons: Are you referring to interior of vagina, labia etc? Do you mean you wear a tampon even when you don't have a period. The cotton from tampon can be rough and may inflame tissues if you use them "a lot of the time." Take care. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy spot on my face for about a week now that won't seem to go away. No redness but I see/feel some light bumps... What could it be?

I've had an itchy spot on my face for about a week now that won't seem to go away. No redness but I see/feel some light bumps... What could it be?

Allergy? Herpes?: It could be localized allergic req tion or a variant of herpes simplex.If it is mild you could try Hydrocortisone cream for 1-2 days. If it persists or gets worse see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my back about the size of a dime that is insatiably itchy. There is no redness, rash, or raised area, just an itchy spot. Cause?

I have a spot on my back about the size of a dime that is insatiably itchy.  There is no redness, rash, or raised area, just an itchy spot. Cause?

Neurogenic: Nerves or trauma can cause an itch. Creams and oral.mrdd are available and may need a biopsy seek your doctor for further evaluation and testing and possible treatments. I hope your feel better soon. ...Read more

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Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.

Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: It may occur as a single episode but it often runs a chronic course at the same spot. See your PCP for definitive diagnosis and treatment or referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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"Raw" spot with redness around it on my breast. It's a little itchy. Almost looks like a burn or somehow the spot was rubbed raw? As far as I know it

"Raw" spot with redness around it on my breast. It's a little itchy. Almost looks like a burn or somehow the spot was rubbed raw? As far as I know it

Infection?: You may have an infection of some type, possibly fungal or bacterial but what you're describing sounds like a tinea corporis type of ring especially if it's red all around and there may be a small area in the center which is clear and it's itchy. An exam would definitely tell the doctor what it is and how to fix it. If you'd like to chat more about it write me: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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Itchiness around the vagina and minor labia. redness on the minor labia and a tiny spot, and it burns, what could it be?

Itchiness around the vagina and minor labia. redness on the minor labia and a tiny spot, and it burns, what could it be?

Labial redness: Vaginal itching can be due to a yeast infection, irritation from feminine products or from tight clothing, esp. synthetics. A tiny spot that burns may be something different. A spot with a yellow-white base that is very painful can be an active herpes lesion. Those need to be tested immediately to confirm diagnosis. It's safe to try an OTC yeast cream. If no change, a doctor can check. ...Read more

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I have a small rash ory dy itchy spot on my breast for almost two weeks it itches but bo redness or swell or pain what can I use to heal it?

I have a small rash ory dy itchy spot on my breast for almost two weeks it itches but bo redness or swell or pain what can I use to heal it?

Eczema or ringworm?: Dry and itchy spot is probably eczema. You could try 1% Hydrocortisone cream otc for a week. If that does not help then an topical antifungal for 2 weeks could help with ring worm. If neither don't work then a trip to your doctor id warrented. ...Read more

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