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My teenage daughter has a red rash that when you strech it there's white lumps under it?

My teenage daughter has a red rash that when you strech it there's white lumps under it?

Red rash: It could be infection with pus or fungl infections some times do that. You should have it checked out. Don't ignore it. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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My infant daughter has a reddish lump that blanches on her upper thigh. I am not sure if this is a bruise or a rash? She has no fever or other symptom

My infant daughter has a reddish lump that blanches on her upper thigh. I am not sure if this is a bruise or a rash? She has no fever or other symptom

Needs eval: Reddish lump in an infant could be a vascular swelling or abormality sometimes. It can also be bruising due to trauma. If is not not painful (diffult to tell in an infant) and no fever is present, swelling is usually not an infection. Make sure her pediatrician evaluates her swelling. ...Read more

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My 2.5 year old daughter has itchy inflamed red blotchy palms with a raised tiny bump rash across them.?

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 more

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Hi my daughter is 1 yr 4 months and she starts a reddish rash and some little blisters on her skin and then turn into a bump with fluid in arms & leg?

Hi my daughter is 1 yr 4 months and she starts a reddish rash and some little blisters on her skin and then turn into a bump with fluid in arms & leg?

Vague description: This could be a viral rash, or it could be a bacterial infection that requires an antibiotic. The bottom line is that a rash can't be accurately diagnosed, on line. Your daughter needs to be seen, in person, by a physician who can look at her and diagnose and treat her properly. ...Read more

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My one year old daughter has a lump on her spine could it be serious?

My one year old daughter has a lump on her spine could it be serious?

Depends on variables: Some lumps particularly over the neck spinne represent normal but prominent parts of the spime. If located ocer the end of the spine it could be a cyst or fatty growth. I would call your pcp during regular hours and see if a visit is needed for evaluation. ...Read more

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My daughter has a lump under her skin in the groin area. She just found it, it is the size of a quarter. She is 14, what could it be.

My daughter has a lump under her skin in the groin area. She just found it, it is the size of a quarter. She is 14, what could it be.

Most probably node: Most probably lump in the groin might be a lymph node. But get it check out to rule out hernia, abscess, wart, sexually transmitted illness or some other reason or lymph node enlargement. ...Read more

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My 9 ur old daughter has a lump on left side of neck and it's bn there for about a wk....Says it doesn't hurt but complained of opposite side hurting?

My 9 ur old daughter has a lump on left side of neck and it's bn there for about a wk....Says it doesn't hurt but complained of opposite side hurting?

Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head & behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size. They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks. ...Read more

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My daughter has a lump on her left foot and its painfull to the touch. Whot could this be?

My daughter has a lump on her left foot and its painfull to the touch. Whot could this be?

Many possibilities: Some causes of painful “lumps” may include: bony overgrowths, soft tissue masses, ganglions, fibromas, and cysts. Have it evaluated by a professional to get the right diagnosis. ...Read more

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My 1 year old, daughter has a lump on her right side a little under her belly button. Just noticed it tonight, no pain when touched.?

My 1 year old, daughter has a lump on her right side a little under her belly button. Just noticed it tonight, no pain when touched.?

Midline hernia: If you look at the cover of a "bodybuilder" mag you will see the person stretching and observe a line down the middle top to bottom from just below the ribs to the top of the pelvis. That usually closes by birth but sometimes not. In your child not and when she cries it pushes out a bit. That's called an umbilical hernia which will almost surely close on its own by school age. ...Read more

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My 3yo daughter has a lump/knot on the bottom of her spine on back, bruised, that's been there for 2 mos. Now. Could this be something serious?

My 3yo daughter has a lump/knot on the bottom of her spine on back, bruised, that's been there for 2 mos. Now. Could this be something serious?

Probably not: It may be part of her vertebra that sticks out and rubs things and looks bruised. It is hard to tell without seeing it. If it concerns you it is worth taking her in to be seen. ...Read more

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My daughter has a lump on her salivatory gland that three doctors felt and said it was some type of tumor, but MRI showed nothing. What should we do?

My daughter has a lump on her salivatory gland that three doctors felt and said it was some type of tumor, but MRI showed nothing. What should we do?

See ENT: If the physicians you consulted did not give you a clear, satisfactory diagnosis and treatment recommendation, you could consult with an ear, nose and throat doctor
ent (oto laryngologist), who might provide a better help. Various kinds of x ray machines don't always clearly show these kinds of growths. ...Read more

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My 11yr old daughter has a lump on her left breast?

My 11yr old daughter has a lump on her left breast?

Normal tissue: Thelarche is the term used for the emergence of breast tissue in the beginning stages of puberty. A spongy bit of true breast tissue is located directly under the nipple on one or both sides. It can be tender to touch & one side may emerge weeks before the other. Your pcp can confirm this process, I HAV at least 3-5 /yr come to my office for the same question. ...Read more

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My 13 yo daughter has a lump in her breast and when she lies down she can't feel it. Is this normal?

My 13 yo daughter has a lump in her breast and when she lies down she can't feel it. Is this normal?

Can be normal: It is not uncommon to feel lumps and bumps in breast tissue, especially when beginning puberty. Many things can cause lumps and some questions your doctor should ask incl: has she started her period, is the lump painful, is there visible swelling or redness, is there nipple discharge, has she been sick recently, does she have a fever, how long has the lump been there? Schedule appt with her doc ...Read more

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My 7 year old daughter has a lump underneath her skin behind her nipple she says it hurts. What could this be? It's not a bite and does not itch.

My 7 year old daughter has a lump underneath her skin behind her nipple she says it hurts. What could this be? It's not a bite and does not itch.

Abscess or puberty: If red, warm maybe abcess. Check for fever. Some children get their first period at 9 y/o. See the pediatrician for accurate diagnosis ...Read more

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My daughter has a lump on her neck below her ear which has got bigger and have just found one on the back of her head can you tell me what this is?

My daughter has a lump on her neck below her ear which has got bigger and have just found one on the back of her head can you tell me what this is?

Lymph glands in neck: There is likely never a week gone by in decades, without some worried parent or relative bringing me an infant or older kid with lumps in the neck that are healthy reactive lymph nodes. There are probably a dozen or more located in the neck that remain pea sized until stimulated by bug bites, drainage or a rash. They enlarge for wks then shrink back to resting size. Recheck if large >4wks. ...Read more

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My daughter has a lump in her left breast and she's only 5 years old. Is that normal, abnormal, or cancerous?

My daughter has a lump in her left breast and she's only 5 years old. Is that normal, abnormal, or cancerous?

Breast bud: It sounds like she has a breast bud, which can be a normal occurance in a young child, even a male at times. Doubtful any pathology at age 5. See your pediatrician to feel better and get it evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My 19 year old daughter has a lump under her breast. Not painful. Had an ultrasound. Has to see dr immediately. I am very scared.

My 19 year old daughter has a lump under her breast. Not painful. Had an ultrasound. Has to see dr immediately. I am very scared.

Depends: There is no reason to worry before the diagnosis is made; the worry doesn't make anything better. Once she is seen by the doctor, the likelihood (given the response) is that she may need a breast biopsy; the diagnosis mainly hinges on the results of that. ...Read more

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My 13 yo daughter has a lump in her breast. She says it gets larger when she's on her period and smaller when off, it's about dime sized, help?

My 13 yo daughter has a lump in her breast. She says it gets larger when she's on her period and smaller when off, it's about dime sized, help?

Cyst: This could be a cyst or a non cancerous mass. The best advice is to get all breast lumps examined by a doctor to determine if she needs further testing like an ultrasound, mammogram or biopsy. Good luck ...Read more

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My 13 year old daughter has a lump in front of her ear it's small. She's also been able to feel other lymph nodes for several months now, not sick.

My 13 year old daughter has a lump in front of her ear it's small. She's also been able to feel other lymph nodes for several months now, not sick.

See her doctor.: The lump in front of her ear certainly may be a lymph node, or it could be a cyst. She should have it checked by her doctor, along with the other "lymph nodes" she is feeling. These all may be normal, but it is best to get them checked to make sure. ...Read more

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My daughter has a lump on her breast and I was wandering is she too young for breast cancer?

My daughter has a lump on her breast and I was wandering is she too young for breast cancer?

How old is she?: Breast cancer increases in incidence the older a person is. For example, teenagers have a "one in a million" chance of getting breast cancer; the probability increases slightly in your 20's. That said, all breast lumps should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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My 13 year old daughter has a lump. It sits at the left hand side of her pelvic area. No pain, doesn't move. Feels the size of a large grape?

My 13 year old daughter has a lump. It sits at the left hand side of her pelvic area. No pain, doesn't move. Feels the size of a large grape?

Likely lymph node: Lymph nodes are grape sized serum filters located throughout our body. They remove materials that can arise from bug bites, localized skin irritation, or infection. There are often some noted in the fold of the legs that handle serum from the leg or nearby skin. If no pain, swelling, redness to suggest an advancing process, you can ignore it. They normally change size up/down over weeks. ...Read more

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My daughter has a lump of the size of a cherry in the front part of the ear almost in the cheek the doctor said something about the salivar glands.?

My daughter has a lump of the size of a cherry in the front part of the ear almost in the cheek the doctor said something about the salivar glands.?

Yes possibly: The lump in front of the ear could be a salivary gland but could also be a lymph node as well! This should at least be rechecked in the next 2-3weeks if it does not resolve or improve. ...Read more

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My 15 years old daughter has these skin rashes. What should she do?

My 15 years old daughter has these skin rashes. What should she do?

Imcomplete question: This site can provide valuable incite for many issues if you use it properly. When you submit a question, you must provide enough background information for site docs to review. You submitted so little, the info submitted does not adequately define the problem. This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete, We do not have access to any previous question or data you use to sign up. ...Read more

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My daughter has lump on leg don't know what to do this my first child?

My daughter has lump on leg don't know what to do this my first child?

Lump in leg: Have a doctor evaluate the lump and confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the rashes found at the buttocks of my daughter 13 years old.?

What are the rashes found at the buttocks of my daughter 13 years old.?

The only thing that: I can think of is contact dermatitis -something that had irritated the affected areas. It could be clothing materials, lotions, soaping or moisture from sweating too much. Wearing tight pants can cause irritation, too. If concerned, please have her checked out. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what the lump on my daughter's arm is and how to get it to go away?

I'm wondering what the lump on my daughter's arm is and how to get it to go away?

See your doctor.: There are many lumps that can occur on the body. I recommend that you see your doctor for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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My daughter has little lumps in her chest and it makes her have chest pains and shortage of breath?

More information..: Is she an infant? A small child? An adolescent? Is she beginning puberty? Is she having fevers/cough/nausea/vomiting/ any other symptoms? Without more information, we can't be of much help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a 4weeks old daughter and she developed rashes on her fece and neck for a week?

What to do if I have a 4weeks old daughter and she developed rashes on her fece and neck for a week?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My daughter says she has a long unomvable hard lump in left side right next to hip gets bigger and smaller but never fully goes away. Cause?

My daughter says she has a long unomvable hard lump in left side right next to hip gets bigger and smaller but never fully goes away. Cause?

Fat necrosis?: To make a reliable diagnosis you need to have a doctor examine the area and do a good physical examination. There are many things this could be, but that is the most likely diagnosis given the area, etc. ...Read more

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I have found a small hard lump on my daughter's areola. It seems to be close to the skin surface. She says it doesn't hurt. Should I be concerned?

I have found a small hard lump on my daughter's areola. It seems to be close to the skin surface. She says it doesn't hurt. Should I be concerned?

Context?: You get the most from this site when you provide background information followed by a related question. The first thought that comes to mind is the emergence of nipple enlargement on one or both sides as a girl enters puberty. This can emerge from about 9-13. If this fits, fine. If not, please start over with background information. ...Read more

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My daughter had her 18th month old needle 3 days ago now I notice a red circle and a hard lump where she had the injection should I be concerned?

My daughter had her 18th month old needle 3 days ago now I notice a red circle and a hard lump where she had the injection should I be concerned?

Not uncommon: That local reaction is quite common and is actually the most common side effect after immunization. In a way, it's good as it shows the body recognizes the vaccine as something it needs to build an immune response to, and that is the idea of vaccines. Put a cool wash cloth on the area 10 minutes each hour while awake to help decrease swelling. If area gets lots bigger in next days, then see doc. ...Read more

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My 13 months old daughter has a colds and fever at night time for 2 nights already, and yesterday the fever stop and small pink rashes appeared in bod?

My 13 months old daughter has a colds and fever at night time for 2 nights already, and yesterday the fever stop and small pink rashes appeared in bod?

Rash in a child: Good that the fevers have stopped. That is something important to watch. Often, a rash may appear as the immune system recognizes the problem (the virus) and destroys it, creating a temporary rash. The appearance of the rash can tell a lot about the type of infection- such as measles, chicken pox, etc. Hopefully your child has been immunized properly. If doubts about her health, go to the doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more