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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
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 more
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
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
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Too many possible: There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more
They are small infections. Sometimes they pop, drain, and heal up by themselves but sometimes they can pop into the skin and give a progressing infection that will require antibiotics.
Everyone has germs on their skin. 10% of people have germs that can invade (Staph). ...Read more
Gum tissue: It very well may be gingival tissue that is extruding out of what appears to be a non-vital and hopeless tooth. The sooner you get to a dentist the sooner you will determine if the tooth is restorable or needs extraction. ...Read more
"Goose-egg": This is a bruise- called a "goose-egg" on the head. Because there is not much room between the scalp and the skull, any swelling pushes outward, instead of inside the tissue as a bruise would do. Put an ice pack on to decrease the swelling and pain. Watch your child for any signs of vomiting, confusion, loss of coordination, or other concerns- call your doctor if these occur. ...Read more
Yes: Maybe. If the fluid is thick, white, cheesy & quite small you might have molloscum contagiosum, a mild viral skin infection common in children who have eczema. If the bumps are large blisters filled with yellow fluid that itch intensely you might have contact dermatitis. A common cause of contact dermatitis is poison oak. Have an experienced physician take a look. A picture is worth a 1000 words. ...Read more