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Pink Ring Around Pimple
I have a bite on my right outside upper part of my thigh and yesterday it was just small like a pimple and today its bigger and is pink with a ring?
It will in time: The dark discoloration is some blood which pooled underneath your skin. You must have had a "black and blue" before. It may go through some color changes before it totally disappears. Don't do that again! ...Read more
Popped pimple: The red ring may be a sign of infection. Have it evaluated by your doctor ...Read more
Either an infected hair follicle (sebaceous cyst) or an insect bite! In either case wet heat may help! If persisting or getting worse over weekend a trip to your PCP (Primary Care Provider) is indicated>
BTW you may get more exact answer (s) by attaching a picture of it to your question!
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I have some small pimple like bump and some slightly bigger pink bump all over body. Only some bump itch lightly. What can it be?
Pimple: Do you wax or shave your pubic area? It may be an ingrown hair. Try applying warm compress and then an antibacterial cream for several days. If no improvement then please seek care ...Read more
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I have a circular pink color skin on coccix and itch in anus, in anus some tiny texture skin like pimple, what to do and what is it?
Circular rash: You may have a fungal rash. See a dermatologist for evaluation and possible greatment. ...Read more
I have had some pimple like things on the pink of my nipples. They come and go. Don't really itch. Def not pimple. Had this for a few years. 24 female?
Normal: You are describing normal skin appendages of the areola of the breast. These are oil glands and hair follicles. They can be prominent at times and then be less prominent depending on stimulation, hormonal effects and heat or cold. Unless there is redness, tenderness, drainage, streaking or other concern, just observer. Never fail to get it checked if you are concerned. ...Read more
If penis is not erected. White coating on head. If erected small small white pimples on head and white pimples on ring of head. What is it?
I usually pop my pimples, so it leaves a small pink dent (pockmark). Will this go away on its own?
Don't pop pimples: Scarring is the result of improper squeezing of pimples. These will be permanent and may be difficult to mask. You cannot squeeze an infected site without risk of spreading infection or damaging the skin, leading to pock marks that are permanent. Get a dermatologic consultation and skin care program that works. ...Read more
I have pimple with a petfect Ring around it. Without pus. In my left cheek (if im sitting oppsite you) It been 3 days now.
Have a pink bump looks like a pimple on my back for about 3-4 months. No pain and moves under the skin, feels soft. What could it be?
I had a pimple and I put a ice pack on it, now it's been pink for hours now like the section where I put the ice pack will it go away?
Normal reaction to the ice pack
it will go away ...Read more
I have what looks like a pimple on my arm but there's a small red ring around it and a line coming from it going up my arm. What is it?
Lymphangitis or skin: inflammation. The red lesion going up the arm is the area of inflammation spreading upward via the lymph vessels. If the lesion is itchy, this could be related to an insect bite, but if painful, it is most likely a skin infection and evaluation is indicated. Warm compresses to the area every 2-3 hours for 10 minutes may be helpful, but oral antibiotics may be indicated ...Read more
Yesterday I put an icepack on my face thought I had a pimple. But turned out it was not a pimple and now I have a pink spot. Will ice burnevergo away?
Burn: Yes the burn will go away. Apply aloe to your skin to promote healing ...Read more
I woke up with a perfect red circle on my butt and a pimple in the middle. I believe it was from my bath Matt...the ring.....it faded away next day?
I have this brownish pink pimple like on my scalp since I was 14, now I'm 23. It hasn't been growing nor bleeding looks the same. What could this a?
I squeezed a pimple 2 months ago now I have a raised red pink scar and look like a pimple it self! What is that? It will be gone?
Likely it is just a hypertrophic scar, which are raised scars that do not grow beyond the boundaries of the original wound and may reduce over time. The other possibility
is that it is a keloid. Keloids are often bigger than the original wound and can also continue to grow and cause significant disfiguration. Don't continue to traumatize the area and get a dermatologist to look at it for treatment ...Read more
How do I heal raw skin on my face fast? Dead, dry skin from a pimple came off and I'm left with pink new skin that's very sensitive. Help!
I have a small bump around my nose on the outside. It's not painful or anything. It's kind of brown/pink. Days ago I had a pimple there. What is it?
I wonder: eg. When you remove a pimple or skratch your skin. And after that the skin around the area is a little pink for a while is it a bruise too?
Noticed ~5 small pimple size bumps on bottom, right side. Says little to no itch-color skin tone to some pink. Bumps 1 to 2 inches apart in a zig zag?
Watch/wait: Hi Aaron850. Assume you are calling about a child. with the info you have given I would say watch and wait...could be early signs of a staph infection, or a viral process, or even just cold weather dry skin response. You might want to schedule with one of the docs via HealhTap for a consult including a picture, or see the childs own practitioner. ...Read more
Squeezed pimple (very bad I kno), scabs fell off leaving red/pink marks. Will it go away? How long will it take to blend into my normal skin? Crying : (
Will go away. How long? I would recall the last time you did this and how long it took. Should be about the same. Everyone is different.
I would not do it again unless you want to do another healing test on yourself. ...Read more
Iv had this hard pink bump on the left lower side of my vagina. It looks like a big pimple but doesn't pop. It' hurts. It's been a month. What is it?
Bartholin's Gland: Either that or the cowper's gland has become blocked and turned into a cyst that has become infected. Your fp should be able to treat you with antibiotics as a good first try. If that doesn't take care of it, then you may need to be referred to a gyn for surgical removal. ...Read more
See answer: I am making assumption that you are referring to the scrotal sac and not the actual testicle. If true, most common cause of what you describe would be an inflamed/infected hair follicle/sebaceous cyst possibly aggravated by attempts at squeezing to express its contents which can lead to a spreading cellulitis or abscess. Good hygiene and local heat may resolve problem. If worsens, needs antibiotic. ...Read more
How to get rid of reddish pink pimple scars that don't go even after months.? Plz tell natural methods and also ointments?
Not if medical prob: If this skin condition is due to an underlying medical condition, natural products may not cause any relief. I would see a dermatologist first. ...Read more
I have a cyst on my side with a light red ring around it seems like more small pimples are forming. Can I cure this on my own?
Unknown: A pictures worth 1000 words try healthap with pictures for diagnosis and treatment that will tell you if I can resolve spontaneously or if you need treatment usually would be able to advise you ...Read more
Painful pink/red pimple like boil on sides of abdomen. Always on a stretch mark. Get 1 almost every 4 months. Goes away on its own after 2 wks.
See a doctor: Show these lesions to an expert and have them appropriately diagnosed. A dermatologist would be an excellent source. Good luck. ...Read more
Pimple on & inside my nose. Appeared after I pierced it. It started to grow bigger so I removed the ring. But after 4yr pimple is still there & is hard?
Probably: You probably have a keloid. See your dermatologist for evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more