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Remedies For Small Skin Bumps
Small very slightly raised flesh colored growths on side of neck.Apart.Not clustered. Skin tag? Warts? Angiofibromas? Any home remedies? Tea tree oil?
Hard to tell: You probably should ask your doctor to look at it since there are many possibilities. ...Read more
Small bumps covering forehead, no head to pop. Not whiteheads, blackheads, or pimples. Appear to be under the skin. I have oily skin. Treatment?
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Hives: These itchy bumps may be hives due to allergy to agents taken internally(foods, medications, etc) or by exposure to external things(cold, exercise, etc) insect bites may also be a cause. Keep a diary of what you ate or what you were doing when the itchy bumps appeared. For relief Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is helpful but may cause drowsiness. Claritin is less effective but doesn't cause drowsiness. ...Read more
Non itchy tiny red pimple-like bumps on my upper chest. I have been applying a steroid cream for a fungal infection, then these bumps appeared.
Prevent new marks: The key is preventing new lesions. You owe it to yourself, the people you work for, and those who care about you to manage your acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in a few weeks, your physician can add spironolactone, the oral contraceptive pill, or an antibiotic. Time fades pigmented lesions; a depigmenting agent may help or may simply cause more of a mess. ...Read more
Is there any over-the-counter product for ingrown hair / razor bumps. My pubic area has morphed into a scabby, scaly, bumpy unsightly blemish. Help!
Some skin colored bumps appeared of approx 1-2mm small on penis foreskin and on scrotum. Some bumps are dry and they are very itchy. How to treat them?
POSSIBLE Fordyce: spots, which are visible seabaceous glands. Please see your doc for diagnosis. Please don't worry. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Get real Rx: Being a young man is hard enough without pimples and even harder if somebody has told you "home remedies / natural" is better. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't done the job, your physician can write for a retinoic acid derivative (great if there's lot of blackheads) &/or topical clindamycin; you're likely eventually to need a systemic antibiotic & if severe, consider accutane. Good luck. ...Read more
After lots of itching what seems like small blood spots show up under my skin. They are flat and dark purplish. Size: pin dots to small mosquito bites?
Can molescum contagious be all over body? Like legs upper thighs? Look like small tiny goosebumps pimples will check with a dermatologist at some stag
What would cause clusters of small painless but tender red bumps with dried skin and a shiny appearance on a penis.
How do you get rid of ak skin growths and bumps on your face and also skin tags. Is there a home remedy?
Not really.: Ak stands for "actinic keratosis" - they are small crusty bumps caused by chronic sun damage. Dermatologists usually freeze them with liquid nitrogen; for severe cases a strong cream containing 5fu or Imiquimod is used. Skin tags can be clipped off, or if they are large enough, you can tie a thread around each one to cut off blood supply. But most people (wisely, i think) let their doctor do this. ...Read more
Hydroquinone: There are a variety of over the counter products that contain a bleaching agent called hydroquinone. My favorite is one called ambi that is usually around $10-15. Apply it 1-2 times daily for 2 months. If that does not lighten the spots up, you should stop using it and see a dermatologist for other options. ...Read more
Likely an infection: Could be hpv virus or molluscum contagiosum both are sexually transmitted. Would really need to see the lesions. Around the corona, it is normal to have 1 mm sized skin colored papules called pearly penile papules for which nothing needs to be done as these are not infectious. ...Read more
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