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Period like cramps, lower back pain. 3-4 tiny red bumps in middle of spine that hurt if I touch. What could this be? Bumps are 2-3 days old.

Period like cramps, lower back pain. 3-4 tiny red bumps in middle of spine that hurt if I touch. What could this be? Bumps are 2-3 days old.

Shingles?: The red bumps should be examined in person. Without a picture or face to face exam it will be difficult. However shingles might explain these symptoms. Have your doctor take a look at these rashes and your back pain. Good luck ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised. Red bumps are elevations ...Read more


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Pea-sized, hard, red, bump near upper spine. Painful when layed on and pain from muscle it's near moving. Just noticed today what should I do?

Pea-sized, hard, red, bump near upper spine. Painful when layed on and pain from muscle it's near moving. Just noticed today what should I do?

Local heat: It is probably a small boil or infected cyst. I would treat it with warm soaks with hot towels to see if it comes to a head and drains spontaneously. If if does not drain and resolve in the next day or two, see your physician as it may need to be lanced and antibiotics may be necessary. ...Read more

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Red bump in middle of spine. Doesn't hurt and is not itchy. Also been having lower back pain. Is it cancer?

Red bump in middle of spine. Doesn't hurt and is not itchy. Also been having lower back pain. Is it cancer?

Less likely: Your presentation is unlikely to be cancer. This is to answer your question. As to what it can be - not sure without further history and physical exam. ...Read more

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I have a small patch of itchy and painful red bumps in the center of my spine. Just showed up, I can feel the skin a little tighter that area.

I have a small patch of itchy and painful red bumps in the center of my spine. Just showed up, I can feel the skin a little tighter that area.

Rash/itchy: If only on one side of your back, it could be shingles, and you should go see a doctor today to start the medication for it (there is a window of 48 hrs to start the meds). If the rash is on both sides of your back, it isn't shingles, and then, you could try an OTC hydrocortisone cream twice a day for up to 1 week, no longer. Avoid scratching the area. If it is getting worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Have small painful and itchy red bumps starting in middle of my spine. Nauseous, chills, night sweats. Bumps starting to go towards right side of back?

Have small painful and itchy red bumps starting in middle of my spine. Nauseous, chills, night sweats. Bumps starting to go towards right side of back?

See dr: Sounds like an unpleasant infection. You are a bit young for shingles, which would give bumps to blisters on one side like you describe. I suggest you visit an urgent care center, your PCP, or if high fever or vomiting, perhaps the ER. Night sweats, chills, and nausea alone indicate an infection such as influenza or even tuberculosis. Please seek help ASAP. ...Read more

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I have had small red bumps on my back along my spine for a month or so. I currently have a sinus infection and bad cough. The bumps have become itchy.

I have had small red bumps on my back along my spine for a month or so. I currently have a sinus infection and bad cough. The bumps have become itchy.

Dermatitis: The rash on your back may be due to cintact dermatitisor possibly sweat dermatitis caused by your sinus infection which may be making you perspire. Try to dressin cool pajamas and use a moisturizer for your back. ...Read more

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Why do I have red bumps on the back of my clit?

Why do I have red bumps on the back of my clit?

Various: Small bumps on the skin surrounding the clitoris could be small skin cysts. They are usually pink like the surrounding skin. Sometimes certain infections can cause bumps- like condylomata or molluscum. Having your doctor examine the bumps would be necessary to know for sure. ...Read more

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I'm 26 yrs. Old and had a red bumps at back of my tounge?

I'm 26 yrs. Old and had a red bumps at back of my tounge?

Taste Buds: Provided that these bumps are not a symptom of underlying disease, i.e. There is no pain, swelling, bleeding, burning sensation, or discomfort of any kind, they are taste buds. The major test buds are in the posterior part of the tongue. They are called circumvallate papillae and number from 8 to 14. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on my back?

I have red bumps on my back?

There isn't enough: Info to venture a guess here. Your best bet for accurate assessment is in-person dermatological eval. ...Read more

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What causes red bumps on back?

This could be: This could be a number of different things---without more details it is hard to comment. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on my back and shoulders, what could it be?

Don't know.: 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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What are these disgusting red bumps and sores starring back at me each time I look at the mirror?

Get seen: I'm not going to venture a guess. But just from your description, you need to be seen by a competent physician without delay. Acne or leprosy, it can probably be treated. ...Read more

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Red bumps, then just spots, on back.

Red bumps, then just spots, on back.

Probably: This is probably acne. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Red bumps pubic area keep coming back?

Red bumps pubic area keep coming back?

Well: Can be herpes or bacterial skin infection like folliculitis or teast infection. For a specific diagnosis and treatment Healthtap consult with pictures recommended ...Read more

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Red bumps on my sons neck, back and chest?

Red bumps on my sons neck, back and chest?

Might be acne: The neck, back, and chest are areas that commonly have acne. Your son may be starting puberty. Definitely make an appointment for him to see his pediatrician. ...Read more

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Baby has red bumps on the back of her tongue?

Baby has red bumps on the back of her tongue?

Taste buds: The bumps in the posterior tongue may be the major papillary taste buds. ...Read more

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What are the red bumps in the back of the tounge?

What are the red bumps in the back of the tounge?

Taste buds: They are taste buds or circumvalliate papillae ...Read more

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My tongue is white and red bumps back side and pain

Could be virus: Hard to know but could be a viral or yeast like infection. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have small red bumps on the back of your tounge?

What does it mean when you have small red bumps on the back of your tounge?

Most likely normal: The tongue normally has taste buds also called papillae. The largest ones are on the back of the tongue. The only way to be 100% sure that it's all normal is to have a dentist actually take a look. ...Read more

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Hard red bumps on back of tongue and It don't look V-shaped. It look like a cluster of bumps.

Hard red bumps on back of tongue and It don't look V-shaped. It look like a cluster of bumps.

Normal finding: Bumps on the back or inside of tongue are normal findings. Unless you are having some symptoms, like swelling or tingling etc. I would not worry too much, except to point this out to your physician at your next physical check up. ...Read more

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There are red bumps on back of my neck....also the skin has becomed very rough...pls help me...I am very scared?

Need more info: Are the red bumps increasing in size? How long they have been there? Did you have them before? Do any of your close contacts get these? Pl consider a virtual consult. ...Read more

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My brother has four red bumps on middle back neck that itch when touched his sheets are clean no fleas so what could they be?

My brother has four red bumps on middle back neck that itch when touched his sheets are clean no fleas so what could they be?

Talk to your Parents: You are too young to be on the network without adult supervision. Did your parents not teach you not to talk to strangers? We are all strangers for you.
This is at least handled by professionals so no one will take advantage of you but it is not a good idea to venture on line.
Enjoy your holiday and hope your brother feels better ...Read more

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Red bumps on side of tongue. Have on both sides but slighy worse on the right. They are at the back side of the tongue. Is this serious?

Most likely normal: There normally are red bumps in the area that you describe, so this may be a normal condition. But if you have pain, fever, or other symptoms of being sick or are concerned about this you should see a dentist and have this checked. Since we can't see you, please have it checked if you are concerned. ...Read more

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My beard is growing back in, and it's itchy with red bumps. Besides conditioner, is there anything I can do for the itchiness and red bumps?

My beard is growing back in, and it's itchy with red bumps. Besides conditioner, is there anything I can do for the itchiness and red bumps?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat this type of skin reaction. Sometimes a course of systemic antibiotics is needed to eradicate staph bacteria which collonize your skin and may cause folliculitis. Discuss whether you're better off using an electric razor or actual shaving cream and razor blades. ...Read more