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Raised Edge Sores
Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!
Irritant: This appears to be an irritant reaction. Check on the products you have been using on your face or even oral products. Are you using teeth-whitening tooth paste? How about mouth-wash introduced prior to onset of the lip problem? ...Read more
I have raised white line on each side of my cheeks (inside). Sores are developing. I got tested for herpes. Waiting for results. What could this be?
Dental exam?: The white line that runs from back to front is most likely something that is very common and is a result of your upper and lower teeth rubbing against your cheek, especially with people who have a habit of cheek biting. The sores can be from quite a number of things. Have you also seen a dentist or oral surgeon for an evaluation? That would be my recommendation. ...Read more
I have a 2 inch circle raised bumpy rash in my pubic area also sores all over body? What could it be?
See doctor: You appear to have a potential serious infection, see a doctor asap. ...Read more
I have a red spot the size of a quarter on my back. It is raised around the edges and white in the center. It don't itch nor does it hurt.?
I have a bruiise on my lower leg that has a raised edge on one side. It has been there for several weeks, it does not hurt but won't go away.
Not normal: A bruise with a raised edge persisting for more than a few weeks is not normal. This symptom would suggest thatr it is still bleeding inside or that some other tissues (muscle or fascia) may have been disrupted. You need to get it checked by your doctor ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have redish dry itchy bumps on body slightly raised on edges some are dime size and some are smaller all of my body about 15 or so spots.?
Rash: It's really difficult to accurately diagnose are rash without seeing it. How long have you had the bumps? Did they start all at once, or did you start with one and have progressively got more? I recommend a visit to your doctor as they may be able to give you a prescription that will help resolve the problem. Good Luck. ...Read more
Asymmetric chest, left ribs raised rel. to sternum, creating ~0.5in edge. Can it progress? Seems more pronounced last 6mo, with occasional pain.
Asymetric chest: Seek medical attention this week, especially if the asymetry has not been there all your life. Get a chest xray/chest CT and make sure you do not have a lung , chest wall or lymph node lesion. ...Read more
What could cause a white tongue?. I always have a tongue with raised lines on the inside of cheeks, and the edges of the tongue are uneven/rough.
Filiform papillae: The white coating and scalloping tongue is caused by debris and bacteria lodged between the enlarged and sometimes inflamed filiform papillae. The raised lines on the inside of cheeks is due to night teeth clenching. Keep a good oral hygiene and see your dentist for night guard fabrication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have round sores on the back of my thighs and buttocks. Some on the sides if my torso. Fir about a month. They start like a raised bite of sorts.
Dermatologist: It's worth consulting a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Multiple sites of follicilitis involving hair follicles may be the problem that a course of effective skin antibiotics may clear up. Of course insect bites are also a possibility. ...Read more
I have 3 round itchy blotches on my right arm opposite my arm pit, doughnut like in appearance as darker and raised around the edge, what could it be?
I *just* noticed a 'scab' like spot on on the abdomen. It is slightly raised (as per a scab) and it has a 'sharp clear' end not a fuzzy edge.
Wait and see: Keep an eye on that spot for the next week. If it is not painful, there is no pus, and it is healing up normally, then you can let it keep healing. If it doesn't go away, gets larger, drains anything, or hurts, go see a doctor. You can circle it with a permanent marker if that helps you remember to check it. ...Read more
I have a weird rash on my inner thighs, my lower back it grows very very slowly in diameter it's only the outer edge of the rash is red and raised?
Raised mole on my back. One color, smooth edges. It's itching now - should I be concerned? How long would removal take? Who do I contact for removal?
I have a few very small, raised, skin/orangey coloured bumps on the base edge of the head of my penis. Should I be worried?
I have a wisdom tooth coming in that feels raised and sharp edged. It is cutting into my cheek and is getting pretty painful?
Mole that is black&brown, raised like pimple. Edges on one side r crooked but round on the other. Was flat/tan, has changed slowly over 7yrs. Benign?
Wow: Well described, but I don't think there is a physician that would venture a diagnosis based on a description. Might I suggest a consultation with a dermatologist? ...Read more