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I have a red bump on my ear that is painful and has a black dot in the center. Is this a boil or a bite?

I have a red bump on my ear that is painful and has a black dot in the center.   Is this a boil or a bite?

See PCP: Can be either but the treatment at this stage is the same - clean with peroxide and use topical antibiotics three times a day. See your pcp and s/he will likely also start you on nsaids and possibly antibiotics by mouth. ...Read more

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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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I havea red bump on my leg. It has changed shape. There is a black dot on it and it hurts to touch. Also the skin is peeling on it. What is it?

I havea red bump on my leg. It has changed shape. There is  a black dot on it and it hurts to touch. Also the skin is peeling on it. What is it?

Mystery spot: This is one that needs to be seen by your doctor. Without looking, can't know what it is. But you are right to be concerned about any spot that is changing. Please make an appt to get it checked! ...Read more

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I have a bad bug bite on my upper inner thigh it's a bright red bloch a black dot in the center it feels like a bump underneath and a close red rash?

I have a bad bug bite on my upper inner thigh it's a bright red bloch a black dot in the center it feels like a bump underneath and a close red rash?

Rash: If you did not see the bug, it is unlikely to be a bug bite in that location. You need to have someone look at it for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a big bump on my low stomach and upper private area on the top, its bug and has a black dot in it, its red & purple I get them a lot what is it?

I have a big bump on my low stomach and upper private area on the top, its bug and has a black dot in it, its red & purple I get them a lot what is it?

Can't know: With the information given, hard to know what this could be (infection? node? other skin lesion?). A physician will need to see it and ask a few questions about your medical history before suggesting possible causes or further testing that will be needed. ...Read more

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I have small hard pimple like bumps and a bump with a small black dot like indent hole in the center all appeared after shaving but haven't went away ?

I have small hard pimple like bumps and a bump with a small black dot like indent hole in the center all appeared after shaving but haven't went away ?

See primary provider: It sounds like it is benign but without looking at it would. Be difficult to diagnose. A picture may help but your best bet would be have it checked out ...Read more

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What is this Small bump at my vermillon border? it has a black dot at the center. Im so worried if this is a normal bump or a precancerous one. IS IT?

Don't know.: We'd need more info about this. How long has it been there? Do you smoke? Is it painful or draining? Ultimately, you may need a formal evaluation or even a biopsy to be sure. You can snap a picture and upload it during a HealthTap consult if you wish, so one of us can have a look. ...Read more

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What to do for itchy small tiny bumps on hand with each of the bumps looking like there is a black dot in the center?

What to do for itchy small tiny bumps on hand with each of the bumps looking like there is a black dot in the center?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have . If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up . If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to tell my parents that i need biopsy to inspect my bump at my lip with a black dot at the center? how to tell them? im horrified. How?

How to tell my parents that i need biopsy to inspect my bump at my lip with a black dot at the center? how to tell them? im horrified. How?

That's odd....: If a person talks with his parents on a usual, normal basis, then there is nothing special about telling them about a bump that needs a biopsy. It is done the same way that any normal, everyday conversation is done. However, which doctor says the bump needs a biopsy? On the face, a specialized dermatologic surgeon or plastic surgeon can give an opinion. Presumably, it's not just a blackhead. ...Read more

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Lump with black dot at center I've had for months right at top of my pubic area is suddenly tender to the touch and very red in the surrounding area. ?

Lump with black dot at center I've had for months right at top of my pubic area is suddenly tender to the touch and very red in the surrounding area. ?

Cyst: This may be a sebaceous cyst(wen) which is now infected and may require antibiotics and/or drainage. I recommend that you see your physician or a surgeon in view of redness and tenderness. In the meantime apply hot(not too hot) water applications,pat dry and apply an antibacterial ointment like neosporin or bacitracin. ...Read more

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LARGE painful VERY RED BUMP WITH BLACK CENTER on chin, hand, elbow ?

LARGE painful VERY RED BUMP WITH BLACK CENTER on chin, hand, elbow
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See doctor: It appears you have what's call carbuncles which will likely require an antibiotic and perhaps even incision and drainage. See a doctor ASAP ...Read more