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My Earlobe Is Itchy
Cold sore: One of the common types of blisters that can affect the nose are fever blisters. Though mouth, lips and the areas around the lips are the most common places to get this type of blisters, they can sometimes develop inside the nose as well. These blisters are caused by the herpes simplex virus and they are also known as cold sores. The moist environment is ideal for growth of this virus. ...Read more
Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing a inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have a red swollen bumb on my side up towards my bra strap. It is very itchy and sore. What is it?
Metal allergy: If bra has metal snaps may be allergic to them. ...Read more
Infection: or allergic reaction , if red hot swollen use warm wet compresses , x 10 min about 4x/day till comes to a white head and scrub open to release pus, if this is not it or just reaction to something , use topical hydrocortisone cream , if it is little vessicals on a red base it could be herpes , get it cultured at a doctors office to be sure . ...Read more
More details: If it has been present for just a few days, try topical hydrocortisone. If this has been present for more than a month, look for exposure to material the wrist may be exposed to including wrist or watch bands (the itchy may not start until 103 days after the exposure). Sometimes you may need to consult a dermatologist or allergist to find out the cause if the problem persists. ...Read more
My eyelids, lymph nodes in front and below the ears are inflamed, my conjunctiva is red, my temple is painful and my scalp has painful bumps?
You need to be seen: either in a video or text consult with photos, or in person to try to diagnose this bump. Good luck! ...Read more