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My daughter has skin colored bumps on her back. Is this normal?

My daughter has skin colored bumps on her back. Is this normal?

Not normal: While bumpy lesions on the back are definitely not "normal" they may or may not represent something serious. In order to tell if this is something to worry about your pediatrician will need to take a look. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Bodian
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Skin Bumps (Definition)

Skin is the outermost layer of tissue covering the body. A bump is an area of skin ...Read more


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It is normal to have small skin-colored bumps on the underside of the shaft of the penis?

It is normal to have small skin-colored bumps on the underside of the shaft of the penis?

Yes: These are enlarged pilosebaceous units. Most men have them when we get our hair, and they are largest when we are teens. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what these small skin colored bumps on the back of my hand are?

Can anyone tell me what these small skin colored bumps on the back of my hand are?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide an opinion without looking at the "bumps". If the bumps persist more than a couple of weeks, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Woke with ichy skin-colored bumps on the backs of my shoulders, on my stomach, all around the back of my neck, and on my wrists.

Woke with ichy skin-colored bumps on the backs of my shoulders, on my stomach, all around the back of my neck, and on my wrists.

Immune reaction: This can be keratitis pilaris, which is often yeast/mold that is flaring in the hair follicles causing goosebumps/chicken skin. It may also be an allergic reaction to something you came in contact with. If it persists, you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are little tiny skin colored bumps normal on the trunk of my penis?

Are little tiny skin colored bumps normal on the trunk of my penis?

Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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What could cause small skin colored bumps on my forehead?

Clogged oil glands: You could have clogged oil glands on your forehead. These cannot be 'squeezed' out. You could also have acne lesions. ...Read more

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Help doctors! what're these skin colored bumps on my forehead?

Help doctors! what're these skin colored bumps on my forehead?

Epithelial lesions: Skin colored bumps on your forehead could be milia, nondescript epithelial lesions, clogged pores, molluscum contagiosum, verrucous lesions(warts), and a variety of other things. Dermatologic conditions require seeing the lesions to arrive at a more definitive diagnosis. See a dermatologist to evaluate. ...Read more

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I have skin colored bumps on my inner bicep. They don't itch and come and go. What could it be?

I have skin colored bumps on my inner bicep. They don't itch and come and go. What could it be?

Several things: It is possible that this is a reaction to something you may be coming into contact with. There are other things possible that could be determined based on what is seen on physical exam. Seeing a dermatologist will help you in this regard. ...Read more

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I have had skin colored bumps on my wrist for about a week. And the itch. What could they be. And what could cause them.

I have had skin colored bumps on my wrist for about a week. And the itch. What could they be. And what could cause them.

Allergic reaction: Itchy bumps on the wrist usually means that you got something on your wrist that you are allergic to. You are on prednisone. This should help them to go away more quickly. Hydrocotisone 1% cream might help and does not require a prescription. Apply cold water when they are itching and this will usually stop the itchy you may need a prescription cream. Rash usually goes away in 6 on its own. ...Read more

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Itchy skin colored bumps on my theighs. Been there for a few months. What could it be?

Itchy skin colored bumps on my theighs. Been there for a few months. What could it be?

Needs to be checked: You have had these for few months and it is about time you have it examined and diagnosed and treated. Consult your family physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What are these skin-colored bumps on nose and forehead?

What are these skin-colored bumps on nose and forehead?

Uncertain: 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

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What could be the cause of skin colored bumps on my scrotum?

What could be the cause of skin colored bumps on my scrotum?

Sebaceous Cysts: Most likely they are normal sebaceous cysts (also known as epidermal or pilar cysts). The picture is an extreme example, however, you can see that sebaceous cysts tend to be smooth nodules or bumps, while genital warts tend to be irregular, bumpy or flat nodules or bumps. You should see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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I have these small skin colored bumps on the underside of my penis and testicles --what could they be?

I have these small skin colored bumps on the underside of my penis and testicles --what could they be?

Warts: You could have penile warts (especially if they are increasing in number). This is a sexually transmitted disease and you could give these to your sexual partner. This condition should be diagnosed by a doctor who can also treat the problem. ...Read more