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I have a red itchy painful bump on the palm of my left had that has gotten bigger over the past 10 day.

I have a red itchy painful bump on the palm of my left had that has gotten bigger over the past 10 day.

See details: It is impossible to give a precise answer without being able to visualize the lesion. It maybe a spider bite but there are numerous possible causes. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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What are little red painful itchy bumps on neck?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.

Woke up with upper right eyelid swollen, but eye is not red, painful, or itchy. No bumps. I didn't eat anything different.

Many causes!: It could be fluid retention if you sleep on that side, it could be mosquito bite, rubbing of eyes.... Try some cool compress on it. If it persists and recurs, consult a local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Small painful and itchy red bump on bellybutton. What does this sound like?

Small painful and itchy red bump on bellybutton. What does this sound like?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Flesh colored bumps, barely visible. gets red, inflamed & feverish. Is itchy & painful. lasts for weeks?

Genital bumps: You didn't much info but the bumps sound like herpes. See a physician and get a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi. I have a single small red non painful and non itchy bump on my forearm and it have lasted for 2 weeks.

Hi. I have a single small red non painful and non itchy bump on my forearm and it have lasted for 2 weeks.

Red bump in forearm: I need more information. For how long you had it?, does id become white to compression? has it grown during the last 6-12 months? Does it bleed to trauma?. There are about 31 causes such as: hemangioma, keratosis pilaris dermatofibromas, cherry angioma, mosquito bites, etc. Laser therapy will get rid of the lesion. First must be inspected by a dermatologist ...Read more

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I have a small red itchy bump on my chin. What caused it and how can I treat it? It is painful when I wash my face.

I have a small red itchy bump on my chin. What caused it and how can I treat it?
It is painful when I wash my face.

Bump: This could be an ingrown hair follicle or a simple inclusion cyst that shows some signs of irritation or inflammation. Warm soaks should help, but if redness spreads antibiotics by mouth may be needed. See a physician in that case for diagnosis and treatment.. ...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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Small red itchy bump came up then got larger developed white head then bright red and painful. Got black crus.Then several more came up in same area.

Small red itchy bump came up then got larger developed white head then bright red and painful. Got black crus.Then several more came up in same area.

Folliculitis: Small itchy red bumps that then develop a white head and appear in crops may be an infection of the hair follicles called folliculitis. Folliculitis is commonly caused by bacteria on the skin. Warm compresses may be applied to the rash but often it will resolve on it's own. Avoid shaving the affected region until the rash clears. ...Read more