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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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I have ingrown hairs, red bumps and pimples (white heads) near my vagina (mostly on the inner thigh and crease). What is the cause? How can I improve?

I have ingrown hairs, red bumps and pimples (white heads) near my vagina (mostly on the inner thigh and crease). What is the cause? How can I improve?

Dump the razor: Shaving with a razor can cause tiny cuts that get infected... Get rid of the razor, ask your doc to treat infection if there is one and switch to a beard trimmer ...Read more

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A couple red bumps on vaginal. The part where hair grows (im sorry i don't know the proper term) also feel some pain on the right side. Why is this?

A couple red bumps on vaginal. The part where hair grows (im sorry i don't know the proper term) also feel some pain on the right side. Why is this?

Squeeze technique: This is an effective and very fun exercise to do with your partner: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/premature-ejaculation/ds00578/dsection=treatments-and-drugs http://www.Metacafe.Com/watch/4255494/squeeze_technique/. ...Read more

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I shaved my pubic hairs yesterday red bumps showed in the area it now hurts.I first used scisors to cut it down.I then to use hair clipers.Then a razo?

I shaved my pubic hairs yesterday red bumps showed in the area it now hurts.I first used scisors to cut it down.I then to use hair clipers.Then a razo?

Folliculitis: U most likely have either ingrown hairs or infection in the hair follicles secondary to shaving too closely or from scissors or clippers that weren't sterile. If there are just a few small spots, they usually clear with warm compresses, but see a doctor if they are painful, large, and multiple. You may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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My boyfriend gets really red bumps around the hairs on his back.. What could it be? How could we treat it?

My boyfriend gets really red bumps around the hairs on his back.. What could it be? How could we treat it?

Red bumps on back: This is probably an infection, perhaps folliculitis. Your boyfriend needs to see his doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on the inner theighs that look like ingrown hairs. But i can't seem to get my dr. To take it seriously. What can I do?

I have red bumps on the inner theighs that look like ingrown hairs. But i can't seem to get my dr. To take it seriously. What can I do?

Consider getting a: Second opinion from a dermatologist. U need to get reassurance from your pcp. Your skin condition may be caused from an allergic reaction or contact with an offending agent, or a manifestation of a medical condition or could be stress related. If the latter is the cause, consider taking a vacation in las vegas, where dead people come back to life and perform - elvis, michael jackson, liberace! ...Read more

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I just shaved my pubic hair. It hurts when touched and red bumps have showed up.This is my first time doing this, what can I do to help it get better?

I just shaved my pubic hair. It hurts when touched and red bumps have showed up.This is my first time doing this, what can I do to help it get better?

Folliculitis: Painful red bumps on the skin that is newly shaved may be caused by folliculitis - infection surrounding the base of hair shafts. Treatment is warm compresses and a tincture of time. if it worsens, if any red streaks or fever develops, antibiotics may be needed. See your doctor if not better in 3-4 days. ...Read more

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Recurring red bumps inner left thigh with hairs coming out that do go away. Could this be possible herpes or can herpes not have hairs coming out.

Recurring red bumps inner left thigh with hairs coming out that do go away. Could this be possible herpes or can herpes not have hairs coming out.

Not herpes: This partly duplicates my previous reply to the same question, which included "...genital herpes is not a likely cause of 'isolated red bumps on thighs', and for sure isn't the cause of such problems associated with hairs. No worries about herpes." Herpes lesions rarely if ever can "have hairs coming out". ...Read more