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Bf is 45 has a nickel sized raised very round hard bump under the skin in his armpit very painful has apt tomorrow but we are scared what could it be?

Bf is 45 has a nickel sized raised very round hard bump under the skin in his armpit very painful has apt tomorrow but we are scared what could it be?

Possible abscess: This is a common location to have an abscess, a local skin infection, which is easily treated by opening it and allowing it to drain, which may hurt briefly, but will release the pressure and there will be less pain afterwards as it drains. Other causes are possible of course, but that seems most likely. The doctor will sort if out, but it is probably nothing major, depending on your BF's health, ...Read more

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3 SM flat/raised shiny skin firm bumps back scalp. 2 at exact opp ends of head (right & left), smaller 1" from left bump. Left bump black dot middle?

3 SM flat/raised shiny skin firm bumps back scalp. 2 at exact opp ends of head (right & left), smaller 1" from left bump. Left bump black dot middle?

Sebaceous cyst?: A bump with a black dot in the middle is likely a sebaceous cyst. As for the other bumps a photo of them would be helpful. Consider a Virtual consultation on Health Tap where you could upload photos of the area. ...Read more

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Raised bump on face; skin colored; feels like something hard underneath; squeezed it out once, but it came back. What is it and how to get rid of it?

Raised bump on face; skin colored; feels like something hard underneath; squeezed it out once, but it came back. What is it and how to get rid of it?

Sebaceous cyst: You can "pop" a zit, pimple, or cyst, but the sac around it has cells that produce the sebum that you squeeze out--unless the sac is removed, it will return. See a plastic surgeon for proper removal and least scarring. Do not pick! ...Read more

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I have a conical lump on my back the size of a nickel with a small dark dot on the center. The bumb is raised about 2 to 3 mm from the surface of the skin. I am a white male, 32 years old. The bump is hard to the touch and has been present for at least tw

Hard: Hard to tell without a clinical exam so I would see a dermatologist. Perhaps it is a cyst, a mole, a dermatofibroma, or other possibilities. I would see a dermatologist to verify that it is benign. I hope that is helpful. Visit the link below and click on skin growths, cysts, and moles to see a picture of some of these conditions. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have had a small raised bump about the size of a bug bite on my arm for about a yr. It is hard but not painful. Skin colored. What could it be.

I have had a small raised bump about the size of a bug bite on my arm for about a yr. It is hard but not painful. Skin colored. What could it be.

1 Look=1000 words: Too hard to tell from this limited information. Go see your family doctor or a dermatologist and have them look at it. Chances are they can take one look at it and know exactly what it is. ...Read more

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Bump below penis head small cut below bump. Some hair follicles on balls raised and red no pus, main bump has no head hard but harder with erection??

Bump below penis head small cut below bump. Some hair follicles on balls raised and red no pus, main bump has no head hard but harder with erection??

May be physiologic: This may be physiologic but other possibilities are folliculitis - inflammation of the hair follicles. The bump or nodule may be a fibroma. It would be best to see a urologist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How come I get raised white bumps on my skin when I scratch?

? Keratosis pilaris: Really depends on the area you are talking about. Scratching will typically cause red bumps know as dermatographism (a form of urticaria or hives from scratching the skin). On the back of arms and legs, follicular white papules can become more prominent as the surface of the skin is removed from scratching and making the bumps more exposed. See derm to be sure. ...Read more

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What could raised bumps on penile glans (head) be?

What could raised bumps on penile glans (head) be?

PPP: Likely are pearly penile papules, which are harmless. See: http://pppremoval. Hubpages. Com/hub/pearly-penile-papules-ppp-removal-treatments -- for more information and options on treatment, if desired. ...Read more

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I have raised bumps on penile glans (head) what could this be?

I have raised bumps on penile glans (head) what could this be?

Need more info...: Without further detailed specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + a direct look + test as needed, it would be hard to offer right answer, although clinically it may be related to long tight foreskin. However, it is not hard to put all related things together correctly by following instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to... ...Read more

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I have been coming up in itchy raised bumps on my skin, I've not changed my diet and I'm not allergic to anything that I'm aware of. What could it be?

Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be seen to get proper diagnosis and treatment. Based on your brief descriptions, raised bumps on your skin sound like urticaria or hives. If you have it recently, you can try otc antihistamine. Several etiologies may cause acute hives but otc is suffice. If it last longer than 6 weeks, or you have associated shortness of breath/ abdominal pain, you should come see an allergist. ...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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How would I cause a raised skin bump or skin irritation just by scratching?

How would I cause a raised skin bump or skin irritation just by scratching?

It triggers rashes: Scratching of the skin can trigger eczematous rashes, it damages the skin and can result in bumps and rashes. It also depends on what caused the scraching, as allergies and eczema makes you scratch and this makes the rash worse and there is a vicious cycle and you need meds to stop the ithch to help the patient. ...Read more

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My son tripped and hit his head and has a bump on the side of his head raised up and bruised right away?

My son tripped and hit his head and has a bump on the side of his head raised up and bruised right away?

Head injury: Should be monitored closely. Needs to be examined if not acting like himself, is sleepy, vomits or had loss of consciousness. ...Read more

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White spots under my skin on both sides of lower face and on neck. Not raised bumps but white spots. What is this? And what can I do to stop them?

Guessing: Is not a good approach to address this issue. It is best to be medically assessed. Once the diagnosis is made for the skin lesions than a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a small raised bump on my skin that's on the side of my stomach that won't go away, what is it?

Lesion NOS: Diagnosing lesions over the computer is next to impossible. You have a lesion, not otherwise specified (nos), and until you have a clinical exam and possibly even an excisional biopsy, you won't know exactly what it is. Good luck. ...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?

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

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When I scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?

When I scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?

Hypersensitive skin: This could represent dermographism, where you can cause welts on your skin with pressure, like writing. Physical urticaria, or hives, also possible. I usually have someone try an oral anti-histamine for this problem. ...Read more

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What can cause bumps under the skin between the butt crack that just rise and go away but leaves raised bump like scaring?

Need more info: Please make an appointment with your family physician. The "bumps" could be benign or serious and only a visual exam by your family physician can help decide the next step.. ...Read more

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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 few very small, raised, skin/orangey coloured bumps on the base edge of the head of my penis. Should I be worried?

Probably OK: There are several normal things this could be. If they are non-painful and have always been there, then they are probably pearly penile papules (normal). If they grow, then they could be warts (less likely). ...Read more

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I have a little bump on my knuckle. It is pinhead sized and flesh colored and not very raised off the skin. Result of my dry skin?

I have a little bump on my knuckle. It is pinhead sized and flesh colored and not very raised off the skin. Result of my dry skin?

Sounds very small: Something so small could be almost anything. A wart, a plugged pore, etc. Doesn't sound like anything to be concerned about right now. You can take a photo and submit it through a virtual consult on HealthTap Prime if it's getting bigger. ...Read more

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Small red raised bump on forehead after bumping head. Been five days and it comes and goes. Sensitive skin. Anything to worry about?

Small red raised bump on forehead after bumping head. Been five days and it comes and goes. Sensitive skin. Anything to worry about?

Bruising: Apply warm packs from now on.
Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain/swelling.
Apply some neosporin to prevent infection.
If you don't feel better in 1-2 weeks, go see your dr.
Not a cause for alarm, unless there is persistent fever, increasing headache, nausea vomiting.
Take care friend! ...Read more

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What could a few tiny skin colored, slightly raised bumps on the inner buttocks be? Tested neg for herpes. Can't pop, no pain. Don't stay for long

See a doctor.: See your regular doctor or a gynecologist who can examine the "bumps". They may be allergic, infectious, inflammatory, parasitic, and should be examined and perhaps cultured. ...Read more