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I had a horrible sharp pain in my finger. A red bump appeared under the skin immediately. It hurts and also is raised a bit. Blood clot? Help!

I had a horrible sharp pain in my finger. A red bump appeared under the skin immediately. It hurts and also is raised a bit. Blood clot? Help!

Bump under skin: The causes of painful red bumps on fingers include infection, inflammation of the blood vessels, trauma, and irritation, and possibly emboli or blood clots which come from heart or other sources. They are usually benign but can be a manifestation of arthritis or other serious diseases. If the pain persists or worsens or if your finger becomes numb or bluish in color see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I have had a dark red raised bump on my back for about 2 months - looks like a combination of a pimple and blood blister. Could this be skin cancer?

I have had a dark red raised bump on my back for about 2 months - looks like a combination of a pimple and blood blister. Could this be skin cancer?

Skin lesion: Any lesion on the skin that has increased in size or changed in appearance should be evaluated by your doctor. If it has changed it should be removed. ...Read more

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I have this red bump on my head and when it pops blood comes out? What is it? It's like pea sized.

I have this red bump on my head and when it pops blood comes out? What is it? It's like pea sized.

Cyst.: Sounds like acne or a sebaceous cyst. They are normal. But if it keeps recurring or becoming painful I would seek help from your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Skin rash, month now, skin itches, I scratch, at 1st little bumps would appear, now spreading with raised red lumps with little bumps too, sound like?

Skin rash, month now, skin itches, I scratch, at 1st little bumps would appear, now spreading with raised red lumps with little bumps too, sound like?

Dermograghism: See a dermatologist. Meanwhile you can take a daily antihistamine. The best one for this is Zyrtec. The generic, cetirizine, is just the same only cheaper. This is a physical urticaria, not allergy. When the skin is stroked, mast cells release histamine, causing itchy, elevated areas in the shape of the contact. Thus you can write messages on your skin. ...Read more

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Had small red bump with white head in pubic hair area. Shaved a few days ago. Popped and thickish white pus and a little blood no burning or itch. Sti?

Had small red bump with white head in pubic hair area. Shaved a few days ago. Popped and thickish white pus and a little blood no burning or itch. Sti?

Ingrown hair: Ingrown hairs are common in the pubic area, created by shaving or the friction from underwear. They can appear as pimple like bumps, occassionally with pus. Applying warm compresses and washing twice daily with a warm soapy washcloth should help the site drain and heal faster. See your doctor if symptoms do not improve with these measures. STI would be unlikely. ...Read more

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I have large red patches on the back of my calves. The skin is hot and tight, and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps. Itchy.

I have large red patches on the back of my calves. The skin is hot and tight, and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps. Itchy.

Contact dermatitis: Did you come in contact with poison ivy or other irritants. Do you have known skin reactions to chemical, metals, fibers, soaps, etc. Use topical steroids once- twice per day, for 1-2 weeks ...Read more

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I have a red bump under my collar bone ~2 years. It's one smooth red bump, like a small blister filled with blood. It popped a month ago and still thr?

I have a red bump under my collar bone ~2 years. It's one smooth red bump, like a small blister filled with blood. It popped a month ago and still thr?

Cherry angioma?: Or some other type of noncancerous cyst if stays the same and round and same color, have it taken off by dermatologist just to be sure not changing espec. If grwoing or changing ...Read more

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Slightly raised bumps on stomach, do not itch or hurt, when scratched they turn blood red almost, not a lot of bumps maybe 10-15?

Slightly raised bumps on stomach, do not itch or hurt, when scratched they turn blood red almost, not a lot of bumps maybe 10-15?

Not sure: From your description alone I cannot tell watch your eruption is. It certainly does not sound serious, but I would see a dermatologist for a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hello, four wks ago I hit my head on the car trunk lid. No blood but a week later I noticed a bump which now still has a raised scab. Action needed?

Hello, four wks ago I hit my head on the car trunk lid. No blood but a week later I noticed a bump which now still has a raised scab. Action needed?

Contusion: This is most likely soft tissue bruising (contusion) or a collection of blood under the skin (hematoma). It is common to get these after a head injury. They should settle on their own over a few months. There is nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more

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I have a raised bump on my thigh that looks like a blood spot its sore if scratched and bleed bad when cut by accident, this appeared quick on skin?

I have a raised bump on my thigh that looks like a blood spot its sore if scratched and bleed bad when cut by accident, this appeared quick on skin?

Have it removed: This lesion sounds like a pyogenic granuloma, which is a benign growth that is fragile and bleeds easily but won't go away on it's own. It can be removed surgically and generally does not recur. ...Read more

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Red painful raised bump on hand. Slowly growing looks like blood blister but feels like splinter in it. Suddenly appeared?

Red painful raised bump on hand. Slowly growing looks like blood blister but feels like splinter in it. Suddenly appeared?

Infection Likely: I would make sure to have this evaluated by your doctor. Given your medical history and the medications you are taking (Humira), you might have a skin infection that will require doctor-directed care. Your immune system is suppressed due to the Humira, (adalimumab) so you are more at risk for getting skin infections. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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Hiii m too slim want to get healthy and my face is too prone to oily skin plus white puss pimples and red bumps having blood and pain and redness?

Hiii m too slim want to get healthy and my face is too prone to oily skin plus white puss pimples and red bumps having blood and pain and redness?

Eat healthy: Eat a diet with at least 80 grams of complete (animal or soy) protein every day and lots of fresh vegetables and fruits with some whole grains and perform regular exercise for good health. Don't worry about being too skinny if you have good energy and eat right. Try over-the counter acne medicines such as benzoyle peroxide or the Proactive products. If this isn't enough, see your doctor. ...Read more

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2 year- old girl developed a skin rash on her left thigh. It's a cluster of red bumps, non itchy and not filled with liquid, but the clusters keep spreading upwards.

2 year- old girl developed a skin rash on her left thigh. It's a cluster of red bumps, non itchy and not filled with liquid, but the clusters keep spreading upwards.

Diaper rash: If your baby wears diapers with an elastic band, she may have a latex allergy. Without seeing a picture olof the rash however, one can only speculate. ...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 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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What is this raised red bump in the middle of my right calf? Its small and has been there for over a year. Texture it pretty tough. Does not itch.

What is this raised red bump in the middle of my right calf? Its small and has been there for over a year. Texture it pretty tough. Does not itch.

Soft tissue growth: Most likely it is a benign soft tissue growth (tumor). Since it's been there for over a year without significant change goes against malignancy, but a benign tumor is very much possible. Biopsy may be able to provide definite answer, but consult with a physician is a must to move on with this. ...Read more

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My son has a soft red bump on his earlobe for at least a week. It doesn't hurt to touch, can barely be felt, but it is always red and slightly raised.

My son has a soft red bump on his earlobe for at least a week. It doesn't hurt to touch, can barely be felt, but it is always red and slightly raised.

Mgt: If this is an isolated rash without other symptoms, it may be due to an insect bite. Application of 1 percent hydrocortisone topical cream twice a day for 3 days may help. If it persists please see your PCP. ...Read more

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Red bump on my eyeball and don't know what it is. Is it blood buildup?

Red bump on my eyeball and don't know what it is. Is it blood buildup?

Eyeball bump: A bump on the eyeball itself it is quite rare, and needs to be evaluated. Common bumps on the eyelids are styes. Causes for a bump on the eyeball itself is chronic irritation of the membrane over the eyeball, which can thicken and/or get some particle stuck in it. Bleeding beneath the membrane (subconjunctival hemorrhage) is common from minor trauma, but flattens out by pressure from the membrane. ...Read more

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I have a red, raised scaley bump on my head and chest. Is thins ringworm?

I have a red, raised scaley bump on my head and chest. Is thins ringworm?

It could be but: This really can't be diagnosed without seeing it. We don't have the capability of looking at photos on this part of the site. I would recommend you either see your primary care doctor, a dermatologist, or consult with one of us on HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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What could red, raised patch of bumps on chest that feel like mosquito bites with surrounding skin turning black be?

Many possibilities: Including infection, insect bites, contact dermatitis, and others. Without a full history and ability to examine these it is impossible to diagnose. Go see a primary care physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more