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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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What does it mean if I have red bumps with white ring around it?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
What does it mean if I have red bumps with white ring around it?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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I have red ring around both of my pupils. Been there for months. I don't know if it's eye strain or herpes related. I had herpes one virus right before eye redness. But no bumps or anything. If it's eye strain related to ipad use what can help? Any home

Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
42 years in practice
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I have red ring around both of my pupils. Been there for months. I don't know if it's eye strain or herpes related. I had herpes one virus right before eye redness. But no bumps or anything. 

If it's eye strain related to ipad use what can help? Any home

Eye exam: Never delay eye examination and treatment if you have had a herpes breakout of any kind. You must be evaluated and examined by a health care eye professional. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Board Certified, Dentistry
27 years in practice
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I have a white bump on my inner lip. It has a white tip and at the bottom its has a red ring around it.

Dr. Scott Bobbitt
Board Certified, Dentistry
27 years in practice
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I have a white bump on my inner lip. It has a white tip and at the bottom its has a red ring around it.

Duration? Symptoms?: Need more information and a photograph to help. Location, duration, symptoms, size and time of onset are important to know. See your dentist for identification. S/he can biopsy it if the lesion is not clinically identifiable. ...Read more

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Dr. David Lipkin
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
47 years in practice
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I have several small red bumps the size of a pea and smaller with white rings around them. They are located on my inner thighs and calf's on both leg.

Dr. David Lipkin
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
47 years in practice
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I have several small red bumps the size of a pea and smaller with white rings around them. They are located on my inner thighs and calf's on both leg.

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the area at www.imgur.com the picture will be tagged with its own URL website You can resubmit the question to us again with the URL address listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Board Certified, Dermatology
24 years in practice
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For 5 weeks a bump with a white head on stomach. Thought it was acne, squeezed it. Kept coming back. Now, scabbed over with raised red ring around.

Dr. Coyle Connolly
Board Certified, Dermatology
24 years in practice
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For 5 weeks a bump with a white head on stomach.  Thought it was acne, squeezed it. Kept coming back. Now, scabbed over with raised red ring around.

Bump: An inflamed or infected cyst often is sore to the touch, red and may develop a white head with pus. If the ring is red and expanding an infection may be developing . See a dermatologist for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Board Certified, Urgent Care
14 years in practice
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I've noticed a big red bump on my leg. It has a larger more faded purpleish ring around it. No pain. What could this be?

Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Board Certified, Urgent Care
14 years in practice
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I've noticed a big red bump on my leg. It has a larger more faded purpleish ring around it. No pain. What could this be?

Could : Could be an insect bite. Could be a small superficial blood clot or be an infection. It would be nice to see what this looks like. Please get an exam. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Board Certified, Geriatrics
25 years in practice
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Keep getting boilson me face especially around my nose, chin, and eyebrows. They start with a red bump and then forms a crater with ai red ring .

Dr. Alvin Lin
Board Certified, Geriatrics
25 years in practice
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Keep getting boilson me face especially around my nose, chin, and eyebrows.  They start with a red bump and then forms a crater with ai red ring .

Cystic acne: You may be describing cystic acne (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acne/multimedia/cystic-acne/img-20006234) for which isotretinoin (http://www.drugs.com/mtm/isotretinoin.html) does wonders. However, it is also Category X as it is teratogenic (can cause congenital/birth defects) so women of child bearing age must use 2 forms of contraception (birth control) while taking this drug. ...Read more

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Board Certified, Dermatology
45 years in practice
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Dr. Alan Jackson
Board Certified, Addiction Medicine
25 years in practice
2M people helped
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I was bit by a leech 9 days ago and now the bite has a ring of small red bumps around it and it itches. Should i be worried?

Dr. Alan Jackson
Board Certified, Addiction Medicine
25 years in practice
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I was bit by a leech 9 days ago and now the bite has a ring of small red bumps around it and it itches. Should i be worried?

No: This is where it attached. Leeches have round mouths , the marks are where it attached to you. Watch for infection. ...Read more

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