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A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area. Does that sound like a spider bit? Located on thigh

A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area. Does that sound like a spider bit? Located on thigh

Skin infection: Did you actually see a spider bite you? If not, the bump you describe is likely an abscess. In any event, it should be evaluated by a physician to determine the appropriate course of treatment (I & D +/- antibiotics). ...Read more

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I had unprotected oral sex with a guy and the next day he started having redness of the pee hole, discharge and a red bump inside but no pain. Help?

I had unprotected oral sex with a guy and the next day he started having redness of the pee hole, discharge and a red bump inside but no pain. Help?

Unprotected oral sex: Can lead to transmission of STDs. To be safe, schedule an appointment with your doc, describe your partners symptoms & sexual habits, so you can be evaluated for any STDs that may have been passed to you orally. Review safe sex practices. ...Read more

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I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?

I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?

Yes: If you are exposed to the item to which you are allergic, the symptoms will persist, even for years. It would be prudent to consult your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Painless red bump what is it?

Not sure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a red bump showing on my body for a couple of months and I don't know what cause it. It keep showing up like 1 a day or 5 time a week.

I have a red bump showing on my body for a couple of months and I don't know what cause it. It keep showing up like 1 a day or 5 time a week.

Red bump: Where is it located. Usually red signifies infection but it seems it goes away on its own. Sometimes you need antibiotics. May also be inflammation-allergy like eczema, or psoriasis, which can occur to environmental (poison ivy, pollen) or food allergies. F/u/w/ doc or dermatologist ...Read more

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What is this red bump on my skin?

What is this red bump on my skin?

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

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Tiny red bump on chin that won't go away?

Tiny red bump on chin that won't go away?

Cyst?: Of hot compresses amd acne cream do not work it is a cyst which needs to be injected or drained. If it persists see dermatologist because itvwill leave a mark for weeks or months. ...Read more

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Why do I have a red bump on my pearl tounge?

Too vague: Impossible to answer with so little information. See a dentist and have your tongue looked at. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on top of my head, what is it?

I have a red bump on top of my head, what is it?

Get it looked at: You might have bumped it or you might have a skin cancer up there, without more information impossible to tell. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a red bump on your tounge?

What does it mean when you get a red bump on your tounge?

Need to see it: Could be anything from a growth to an irritated taste bud - you can't tell without first looking at it. ...Read more

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I have a big red bump onmy chest. I don't knowwhat it is?

I have a big red bump onmy chest. I don't knowwhat it is?

Neither do I: Consult your private physician. Could be an abscess, cyst, infection or tumor. Without a photo, impossible to diagnose. Call for an appointment today. ...Read more

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Why do I have a large red bump by my anus area an it hurts?

Why do I have a large red bump by my anus area an it hurts?

Hemorrhoid: Hemorrhoids are by far the most common cause of discomfort in the anal area, manifesting by "bumps", "lumps" that are red, blue in color. There may be other causes such as boils or warts. If it is bothersome, you will need to have a doc look at you. ...Read more

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Red bump with red line extending from it. What's this sound like?

Red bump with red line extending from it. What's this sound like?

Need more info.: Where is it? Is it itchy or painful? Is it the only one, or are there more? How long have you had it? This would be a good issue for a virtual consult with an uploaded picture for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my shaft. (virgin). It has grown increasingly big?

I have a red bump on my shaft. (virgin). It has grown increasingly big?

Infected follicle: You likely have a minor infection forming in the glands at the base of a hair shaft. Sometimes these will self heal if you apply moist heat, which can draw out the infection & cause it to drain. If it continues to enlarge see your doc. S/he can confirm or exclude that label. You may need prescription meds for it to go away. ...Read more

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I got bite by red aunts and I poped them and now have red bump rash what is it?

I got bite by red aunts and I poped them and now have red bump rash what is it?

Red ants: Red ant bites cause this type of rash. See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Single red bump on this inside of my foreskin when I pull it back. What is it?

Single red bump on this inside of my foreskin when I pull it back. What is it?

FORESKIN: It could be yiest. This is common in diabetics. It should be looked at by a dermatologist or urologist to confirm and treat. ...Read more

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Red bump inside of bellybutton about the size of a pencil eraser and pusses. What could it be?

Red bump inside of bellybutton about the size of a pencil eraser and pusses. What could it be?

Abscess: You may also have an abscess which may need to be incised and drained. I recommend seeking medical attention. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on the opening of my anus. It hurts a little and has been there for about 4 days. What could it be?

I have a red bump on the opening of my anus. It hurts a little and has been there for about 4 days. What could it be?

Hemorrhoid: Sounds like it is a hemorrhoid - an enlarged blood vessel near the anus. Very common, not dangerous. Best however to have it examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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My child just got her 18 month vacinations yesterday and she has a large red bump that is sour. Is this bad? What should I do?

My child just got her 18 month vacinations yesterday and she has a large red bump that is sour. Is this bad? What should I do?

VACCINE REACTION: Live vaccines given to kids sometimes have a painful swelling reaction. Moms are told to put cold compress to the area and advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. Don't worry it will go away. ...Read more

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I scratched my foreskin and a red bump appeared the next day when I woke up is it serious I have had it for a couple days now?

Possible Infection: Given the scratch, redness, and "serious" I can only assume you developed an infection which needs treatment. Get seen by a doc or set up an appointment with one of our HealthTap docs. ...Read more

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I apologize for my last post. I asked about a red bump appearing out of nowhere on my tounge. Any home remedies to help the slight pain?

I apologize for my last post. I asked about a red bump appearing out of nowhere on my tounge. Any home remedies to help the slight pain?

Salt water rinses: Try using 1/2 teaspoon of salt in a glass of warm water for a few minutes 3-4 timese per day (unless you are on a strict salt restricted diet). Orabase at the local pharmacy can also be beneficial. Follow the directions. If the lesion is not completely gone in 14 days or worsens, see your dentist for a definitive diagnose and suggested treatment. ...Read more

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