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LARGE painful VERY RED BUMP WITH BLACK CENTER on chin, hand, elbow?

LARGE painful VERY RED BUMP WITH BLACK CENTER on chin, hand, elbow?

See doctor: It appears you have what's call carbuncles which will likely require an antibiotic and perhaps even incision and drainage. See a doctor ASAP ...Read more

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I have a little tiny red bump on my elbow that I just discovered today and it hurts. What is it?

I have a little tiny red bump on my elbow that I just discovered today and it hurts. What is it?

Furuncle?: Sounds like it may be a clogged/inflammed hair follicle - furuncle. However, I cannot be sure without seeing it. I would recommed warm compresses and nsaids (ibuprofen or naproxen). See a clinician if your symptoms worsen. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a red bump in my inner elbow where you draw blood?

IV Elbow: If there is a feeling of fullness in the elbow I would have it assessed by your doctor. It is not unusual to have a small bruise/bump after and IV for a few days. ...Read more

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I have a white headed pimple on my left elbow, in which the area surrounding it is very red and swollen. I noticed it yesterday (red bump) when it was?

I have a white headed pimple on my left elbow, in which the area surrounding it is very red and swollen. I noticed it yesterday (red bump) when it was?

Pimple or more?: Is this a pimple or a boil? If skin is red, swollen, tender, painful, warm, has possible streaking or drainage - this may be an infection that would warrant assessment. ...Read more

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My daughter woke up 2 days ago with a red bump on her face, around her mouth. Now its turned into 3 and I have one now on my inner elbow.

My daughter woke up 2 days ago with a red bump on her face, around her mouth. Now its turned into 3 and I have one now on my inner elbow.

Abscess?: It sounds like you may have abscesses that you're passing between each other. Please see your doctor to see if you need antibiotics ...Read more

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I had a sore spot come up on my elbow I mashed on it an what I think was glass came out of it. Now I have a red bump and my elbow is sore to the tuchis it enfected

I had a sore spot come up on my elbow I mashed on it an what I think was glass came out of it. Now I have a red bump and my elbow is sore to the tuchis it enfected

Hello.: Hello. You may have had a foriegn body reaction around a piece of glass that had been embedded. I an answering your question five days after it was written. Hopefully, you elbow is well on the way to healing when you read this. However, if you are this far out and the area is red, tender, hot or swollen, you may have an infection and might need antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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I have a large red bump on the back of my arm where the muscle is. It looks like a pimple and is very painful. What is it?

Abscess? Infected: Hair follicle? These are some of the common things that it could be. I suggest putting warm compresses on it to see if it might get soft and open up/drain. If it gets worse, see a doctor for evaluation, possible incision/drainage or antibiotics. ...Read more

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Painful white bump with red border appeared on elbow. What could it be?

Painful white bump with red border appeared on elbow. What could it be?

Cyst, ? infected: Could be cyst, poss. Infected, also might be insect bite...if worsens, see doc. ...Read more

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I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?

I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?

Yes: If you are exposed to the item to which you are allergic, the symptoms will persist, even for years. It would be prudent to consult your doctor.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I have a red bump under my arm its red and hard. Hurts to touch or when my shirt or when I move my arm. I was síndrome what it could be.

I have a red bump under my arm its red and hard. Hurts to touch or when my shirt or when I move my arm. I was síndrome what it could be.

You: Mean armpit? If this is a case you have hidrosadenitis which is an inflammation of sweat glands. Go please and see a doctor as you may need antibiotics or even open it up to drain if on can detect pus. Do not neglect this.
Do not use antiperspirants just deodorants as the first could create what you have. Some medical voices claimed that antiperspirants my play a role in causing breast cancer. ...Read more

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My 18 month old has a small red bump on her arm that has persisted for weeks. It doesn't seem to bother her. Should I worry?

My 18 month old has a small red bump on her arm that has persisted for weeks. It doesn't seem to bother her. Should I worry?

Probably not: Babies skin can have lots of different bumps and lesions. If it is stable and not rapidly changing ins size and continue to not cause any symptoms, I would recommend you mention it to your pediatrician a the next office visit. You should be taking her in for an 18 month well visit, if you haven't done so already. ...Read more

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I got a big red bump under my arm and it hurts. I squeezed it and blood& fluid came out not it is just red and hard. What should I do?

I got a big red bump under my arm and it hurts. I squeezed it and blood& fluid came out not it is just red and hard. What should I do?

Abscess: Hi, an abscess is the body's way of "walling off" an infection it cannot fight on its own. It will be a growing, warm, red, tender mass, and could form anywhere on the body. Tx often consists of incision and draining of pus, heat, rest, and possible antibiotics. Recurrent axillary abscess' are called hidradenitis supprativa, responds to sugery, laser, and restriction of close shaving practices. ...Read more

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I have had this red bump on my arm for a week and a half&it's itchy too. I thought it was a bug bite, I iced it and the swelling went down.?

I have had this red bump on my arm for a week and a half&it's itchy too. I thought it was a bug bite, I iced it and the swelling went down.?

Give it more time: It may well have been a bug bite and your body is still reacting to the saliva left behind. Give it a couple more weeks and see doctor if the bump is still there or getting larger. Topical hydrocortisone cream may help. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my arm, it's the only one, it's itching and it burn sometimes?

I have a red bump on my arm, it's the only one, it's itching and it burn sometimes?

I am sorry but we: Can't diagnose this with the available information. I encourage you to let your parents know about it. ...Read more

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A goose egg like bump on my arm about 2 inches wide with a red bump in the middle that has a head. The head is white?

A goose egg like bump on my arm about 2 inches wide with a red bump in the middle that has a head. The head is white?

See below: Sounds like abscess, boil, or infected cyst. Any recent injury to area—scratch, insect bite? Try warm compresses to encourage it to open & drain. Wash with warm, soapy water; pat dry. If lump gets larger, redder, more painful, see pcp for treatment. If u have history of boils, may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a small circular red bump with a little scab on my arm that itches I was wondering what it could possibly be and what should I do?

I have a small circular red bump with a little scab on my arm that itches I was wondering what it could possibly be and what should I do?

See doctor: This could possible be skin cancer or another abnormal growth. A non healing lesion with a scab needs to be evaluated and probably biopsied. A dermatologist will diagnose and treat this. ...Read more