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Flesh bump on front area below waist and itchy . . ?

Flesh bump on front area below waist and itchy . . ?

Ganglion Cyst: A ganglion cyst is the most common type of mass, representing about 50% of all hand and wrist lumps and bumps. The tough lining of the small joints of the wrist forms a small pouch, and joint fluid collects within it. Ganglion cysts can also form as pouches off a tendon sheath or a knuckle joint; these are called mucous cysts. ...Read more

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I have several patches of dry very itchy skin around my waist. The patches are roundish and almost blue-black in color. The patches do not change much whether or not I am wearing something that rubs against the skin around my waist.

I have several patches of dry very itchy skin around my waist.  The patches are roundish and almost blue-black in color. The patches do not change much whether or not I am wearing something that rubs against the skin around my waist.

This : This may be a nickel allergy. Do you wear anything around your waist that is metal? Even if you don't wear it every day you may still have the rash to prove it. If this is possible, stop wearing the piece of clothing that has metal. Use over the couter Hydrocortisone up to four times a day. If this does not work or not a possible scenario visit your primary care doctor or dermatologist for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I didn't shower yesterday, and it's been hot. I ran today, showered, then noticed a red, prickly rash on the sides of my waist. Not itchy. Heat rash?

I didn't shower yesterday, and it's been hot. I ran today, showered, then noticed a red, prickly rash on the sides of my waist. Not itchy. Heat rash?

Rash: It may be miliaria, heat rash you are referring to or perhaps it may be an irritant contact dermatitis. If it doesn't resolve after showering and cooling or continues to worsen, check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What might cause dry itchy dark patch, itchy breast, itchy rash on back waist area, sudden weight gain, feeling full, daily headaches. And more.

What might cause dry itchy dark patch, itchy breast, itchy rash on back waist area, sudden weight gain, feeling full, daily headaches. And more.

See a physician ASAP: I realize that you are suffering, but you are not giving me enough details to give you specific advice. Itchy rashes can be associated with some weight gain if there is some swelling. However, daily headache, feeling lightheaded are not part of it. Also, collapse and pain, and more are too broad terms that need to be evaluated in more detail. Start by seeing your primary care physician asap! ...Read more

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First I have rashes on my vaginal area, inner thighs and waist. I observed it and it turned into a black skin. What could this be? So itchy.

First I have rashes on my vaginal area, inner thighs and waist. I observed it and it turned into a black skin. What could this be? So itchy.

See your MD: This is an issue that needs to be evaluated by a physician who can do a physical examination to determine the cause and treatment of your rash. ...Read more

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I've had a really bad rash around my waist that has spread down to my thighs over the last year. Its really itchy and is getting worse by the day?

I've had a really bad rash around my waist that has spread down to my thighs over the last year. Its really itchy and is getting worse by the day?

Go to the doctor: Rash is a very ambiguous word and the fact that it is severe in your case means that the best we can offer here is the advice to go to the doctor urgently for an exam. ...Read more

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Dark patch on skin around waist since few months. Approx 1x2 ". Not much itchy. Not really raised but bit rough to touch. Unsightly. Fungal? Allergy?

Dark patch on skin around waist since few months. Approx 1x2 ". Not much itchy. Not really raised but bit rough to touch. Unsightly. Fungal? Allergy?

Several possibilites: Contact allergy and fungus are both possible, but usually are itchy. Contact allergy is usually due to nickel if directly under the snap on the front of your pants. Acanthosis nigricans also possible. ...Read more