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Pu Filled Bump
I have blood filled bump on my back.A large amount of blood has flown out although its size is smaller.What should I do?Thanks
See dermatologist: This sounds like a job for a skin specialist. A "lump" or mass that fills with blood could be something simple, like a folliculitis, or something more complicated, like a hemangioma. Best to see a dermatologist for diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a bump since summer that looks bug bite ish. It itches and sometimes seems to be filled with something but is sometimes flat. Am i dying?
I get clear fluid filled bumps on the inside of my cheeks. They don't hurt but are annoying, i scratch to pop them. What are they, what causes them?
Mucoceles?: There is no way to know for sure without actually clinically examining you. However, they may be mucoceles which are little fluid filled sacs from blocked ducts on the many minor salivary glands in your mouth. If chronic, have your local dentist examine you just to be sure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been bitten dozens of times, all over my body. My family has not. Itchy, filled bumps. New bites everyday. What could it be? We have no pets.
SeSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Scrotal blood?: You mean that you have clots in your scrotum ? How old are you?, for how long you had this problem?, do you have pain, swelling, what is the skin color, are you on any medication. have you had trauma? one or both sides. DO you have dilated veins going into the the lower abdomen, are they soft, or hard, You need a Doppler/ultrasound. Need to see an urologist ...Read more
Possibly blisters.: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant ; apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek med care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of sxs w/i several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Drink h2o. ...Read more
Hematoma: Is this the result of trauma causing a blood collection under the skin(hematoma)? If so and the trauma occurred within 24 hours,I recommend applying ice for at least 24 hours. If the trauma is over 48 hours old, heat applications would help break down the hematoma. However it would be more advisable to have a physician examine you for this tender lesion. ...Read more
Occluded glands: We have glands all over our skin that secrete various oils that usually are deposited on the skin. If one of those glands is occluded or plugged then the secretions will collect in the cyst under the skin. That is the white stuff you can squeeze out. ...Read more
White fleshed colored bumps on back due to post bacne looks like thier filled with oil . What would you recommend to treat this?
Oily bumps: There are a couple of possibilities of what this could be: acne, milia, sebaceous hyperplasia, or sebaceous cysts. They are all treated a little differently. Try searching google images of these conditions to see which one fits best. If still unsure, check with your local primary care doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a dime size outgrown bump filled with blood, layers keep coming off and it bleeds after it gets irritated what could it be?
Nondiagnostic: This lesion will have to be examined by your physician in order to make a diagnosis. Unless it clears completely it should be checked especially in view of the repeated bleeding. ...Read more
I have like a small bump on my foreskin filled with puss, it started off small but has got a little bigger over the past few days?
Needs to be seen: Needs to be seen by PCP, to be treated. ...Read more
One of my nostrils is so dry and always filled with dried stuff and has a bump in it. This has been going on for 2 months. The other is normal.
I suggest that you: ...irrigate the nostril with a saline nasal spray which u can obtain in the "cough/cold/allergy" section of any pharmacy. Use it several times a day for a week or so. If you're still having problems, see a doctor. You might have nasal allergies, a nasal polyp or a sinus infection that's draining into that side of your nose. Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more