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I have had really small colorless bumps all over my forehead mixed with larger red bumps that won't go away.

I have had really small colorless bumps all over my forehead mixed with larger red bumps that won't go away.

Facial bumps: You may have an Acne type eruption, as such if it can not be treated successfully with OTC tx then a Dermatology consult will be in order ...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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Every time I go out in the sun this rash that I have flares up into red bumps and they won't go away. What could this be? Started 6 months ago.

Every time I go out in the sun this rash that I have flares up into red bumps and they won't go away. What could this be? Started 6 months ago.

Many options: Without seeing the rash it is difficult to diagnosis. Recommend seeing your doctor to evaluate. One of many possibilities is a polymorphic light eruption. This is a condition that occurs with exposure to sunlight. ...Read more

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Raised red bumps and shoulders that won't go away with hydrocortizone crean, what is it and what should I use, thank you?

Raised red bumps and shoulders that won't go away with hydrocortizone crean, what is it and what should I use, thank you?

Unknown: Unfortunately, conditions such as these can't be diagnosed on the web. A physician needs to look at it and maybe even biopsy it. I suggest you make an appointment. ...Read more

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Small red bumps on my stomach won't go away. Ingrown hair maybe? How can I treat this? Thank you. Tom

Small red bumps on my stomach won't go away. Ingrown hair maybe? How can I treat this? Thank you. Tom

On line consultation: Would like to help but it's not possible to diagnose your rash without seeing it. You can have an online consultation on Health Tap where you can upload photos of the rash. They should be in sharp focus and include several closeups as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sore w red bumps back of throat won't go away! Going on over a month! Started days after sex w another man. Got results back days ago but all negative?

Sore w red bumps back of throat won't go away! Going on over a month! Started days after sex w another man. Got results back days ago but all negative?

Could be STD: You need to consult a physician for examination and more test. High likely some kind of sexually transmitted disease (std) specially herpes infection that has low sensitivity initially. ...Read more

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Small red bump on lower lip, won't go away after several months. The bump is painless, red, and very small. (1-2 mm) No change has been noted over the months.?

Small red bump on lower lip, won't go away after several months. The bump is painless, red, and very small. (1-2 mm) No change has been noted over the months.?

Lip bump: This may be an inclusion cyst or a hemangioma which is a benign growth of tiny blood vessels. Of course it would have to be examined by a physician for an accurate diagnosis and advice. ...Read more

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Got shingles on March 17 & small rash. No blisters just red bumps. Didn't pop or pick scabs but bumps won't go away. Redness gone but not bumps. Scars?

Got shingles on March 17 & small rash. No blisters just red bumps. Didn't pop or pick scabs but bumps won't go away. Redness gone but not bumps. Scars?

Question diagnosis: Did you diagnose yourself or did a doctor make the diagnosis? In any case, it is time to consult a doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. ...Read more

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For about a year now I hve had red bumps on my butt and they won't go away. Idk what cause them. I do run and sweat but they r still there when I stop?

For about a year now I hve had red bumps on my butt and they won't go away. Idk what cause them. I do run and sweat but they r still there when I stop?

Bumpy Butt: "bumpy butt" is often caused by a problem called folliculitis. Of course without seeing it there is no way to tell you the real nature of this problem.
Sometimes this is actually a problem which spreads and gets much more severe called hidradenitis suppurativa. This is a problem which requires sometimes long-term antibiotics. In folliculitis we use antibiotics for a short period. See a dermatologi. ...Read more

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I have a few little itchy, red bumps on the outside of my hip. I thought they were bug bites but they won't go away, for 5 months. What are they?

I have a few little itchy, red bumps on the outside of my hip. I thought they were bug bites but they won't go away, for 5 months. What are they?

Rash: The physical examination performed by an evaluating physician is critical for diagnosis of rashes. Questions about the cause of a rash cannot typically be answered unless the rash description involves great details. ...Read more

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I have these little red bumps on my chest that resemble acne, but arent. They usually appear after showers, but won't go away now. What are they?!?

I have these little red bumps on my chest that resemble acne, but arent. They usually appear after showers, but won't go away now. What are they?!?

Read up on...: Cholinergic urticaria. See if this is what you have. If I'm way off, please forgive me, write back with more details & maybe one of us can make an educated guess -- though diagnosing rashes without seeing them is a challenge. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have these red bumps on my nose and they won't go away. There not pimples, they're hard. What is it?

I have these red bumps on my nose and they won't go away. There not pimples, they're hard. What is it?

Sebaceous hyperplasia: More likely they are oil glands under the skin, also known as sebaceous hyperplasia...A biopsy will readily give you the answer ...Read more

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Bit by gnats on arm. Initially, small red bumps that swelled for a day, now a week later small water like blisters that won't go away. Help plz.

Bit by gnats on arm. Initially, small red bumps that swelled for a day, now a week later small water like blisters that won't go away. Help plz.

Hives?: Are the new lesions itchy? Papular urticaria can occur a week after exposure to insect bites, with some degree of sensitivity to insects. Gnats are not a common culprit, but certainly can induce a localized reaction if sensitized. Keep skin well moisturized and expect resolution in short time. If itchy, try cetirizine (read label), an otc antihistamine. See doctor if rash persists. ...Read more

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I have red bumps that look like pimples they hurt and itch, they are between my vagina and anus I did shave their about three weeks ago won't go away?

I have red bumps that look like pimples they hurt and itch, they are between my vagina and anus I did shave their about three weeks ago won't go away?

Get it checked: These bumps could be folliculitis-an inflammation/infection of the hair follicle as it enters the skin. However, there are other problems that could present the same way-like herpes or genital warts. Make an appt for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I've had red bumps on my lower left eyelid for about a month. No itching, no pain, no hardness, no bleeding. Resemble pimples, Won't go away.

I've had red bumps on my lower left eyelid for about a month. No itching, no pain, no hardness, no bleeding. Resemble pimples, Won't go away.

See eye MD: See an eye MD in person to determine the cause. There could be many different causes including plugged glands, dermatitis reaction to something that got on the skin, molluscum, and many others. ...Read more

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Day after oral sex with another man then I got red bumps back of throat, and off and on sore throat for month. Still won't go away.

Day after oral sex with another man then I got red bumps back of throat, and off and on sore throat for month. Still won't go away.

STD check: Go get checked at a family planning clinic or with your doc. Let them know where the spots are and that you've had oral sex. They can do a swab to check for stds. Possible you have chlamydia/gonorrhea or other std that require antibiotics also possible you just have a sore throat. Get checked. Be safe. ...Read more

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Past 3 weeks, I've had swollen tonsils, red bumps back of throat, diarrhea, & a white tongue I can scrap gunk off. No pain. Not sick. It won't go away!

Past 3 weeks, I've had swollen tonsils, red bumps back of throat, diarrhea, & a white tongue I can scrap gunk off. No pain. Not sick. It won't go away!

See a doctor: This needs to be examined to be appropriately diagnosed. Answers on healthtap are not intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. ...Read more

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Large red bumps on pubic area sometimes hurt a lot but not very often, will not go away and I can't figure out what it is, please help.?

See a doctor: Impossible to know what these are without examining you. Have them looked at by an expert. ...Read more