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Single Raised Red Bump On Skin
Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What is the size, distribution, state of surrounding skin, vesicle formation, any systemic disorders? If the rash does not subside in a couple of days, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more
Small round lip spot: Unclear what the small round pimple-typed spot on your lip could be without examining it and asking some additional questions. I recommend you see your regular doctor first. ...Read more
Probably sun: The most likely explanation is sun/UV light exposure to normal small salivary glands in the lips causing a small amount of inflammation. Because it is painless It is much less likely to be a cold sore due to the herpes virus. I believe it should resolve on its own. Keep your lips moisturized with use of an OTC lip balm. If it persists or more develop, consider consultation with a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vessels). If they are recent, they could be anything from things similar to pimples, bug bites, fungal infections (ringworm or tinea versicolor), to different types of moles or growths. Have it evaluated at your next doctor visit. Sooner, if changing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unsure: There are many different possibilities as to why you may have the bump. One possible explanation could be a clogged gland which is not harmful. Is there any possible exposure to STDs? I recommend that you see a physician such as a family doctor or OB/GYN to make sure that this is not some sort of STD. Do you have any history of genital herpes? Usually, genital herpes is painful especially more pronounced with the first episode ...Read more
Rash: Is the area itchy? could be allergic reaction. Have you changed any lotions or applied anything to the area? Can apply over the counter steroid cream and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Have you had a fever? If you are having burning and blistering you may have shingles. F/U with your doctor to determine the cause if it's not getting better with allergy meds. If you have shortness of breath call 911. Good luck ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Red itchy bum crack. Looks like red ring or red oval lines w distinct borders. Purple redish colour. Flat not raised. No lumps, bumps or sores.
Hard to know...: Many things cause rashes, from insect bites to infections, allergies to trauma. I recommend having it looked at by a physician, either in person or through a video consultation at HealthTap Prime. ...Read more
Red raised skin on inner thigh. It has an intense itch. It's circular and about the size of a quarter?
Small circular raised mole appeared overnight. Surrounding skin is red w pinprick petechiae. Small petechiae over torso and arms for week come and go?
See a doctor: This needs to be examined in order to even begin to speculate as to what this is. Show this to a doctor and perhaps to a dermatologist. ...Read more
Itchy red rash on the back of neck, feels a bit painful and skin stretching, some clear and red pimple-like bumps. Mostly round quarter size patches?
Eczema vs infection: This rash could be a dry skin patch like eczema that is now becoming a superficial skin infection. It is important that this be evaluated by a physician to determine the correct treatment. Eczema can be treated with topical steroids and moisturizers while an infection requires antibiotics. ...Read more
Is there any kind of correlation between someone having pinkeye and then developing a skin rash? Bumps seem to come and go, red patches raised bumps
I recently developed a smalll red bump on my left forearm. This bump is raised and scaly. It had been 4 days since i noticed this bump on my skin.
SSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Skin rash, month now, skin itches, I scratch, at 1st little bumps would appear, now spreading with raised red lumps with little bumps too, sound like?
Dermograghism: See a dermatologist. Meanwhile you can take a daily antihistamine. The best one for this is Zyrtec. The generic, cetirizine, is just the same only cheaper. This is a physical urticaria, not allergy.When the skin is stroked, mast cells release histamine, causing itchy, elevated areas in the shape of the contact. Thus you can write messages on your skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a horrible sharp pain in my finger. A red bump appeared under the skin immediately. It hurts and also is raised a bit. Blood clot? Help!
Bump under skin: The causes of painful red bumps on fingers include infection, inflammation of the blood vessels, trauma, and irritation, and possibly emboli or blood clots which come from heart or other sources. They are usually benign but can be a manifestation of arthritis or other serious diseases. if the pain persists or worsens or if your finger becomes numb or bluish in color see a doctor immediately. ...Read more
I have a red rash (mostly dots) and usually raised bumps that form on my skin when i get nervous or it's hot. What is it and is it serious?
Probably not: Unless this is a new thing for you i would not worry about it. ...Read more
What is this raised red bump in the middle of my right calf? Its small and has been there for over a year. Texture it pretty tough. Does not itch.
Soft tissue growth: Most likely it is a benign soft tissue growth (tumor). Since it's been there for over a year without significant change goes against malignancy, but a benign tumor is very much possible. Biopsy may be able to provide definite answer, but consult with a physician is a must to move on with this. ...Read more
My son has a soft red bump on his earlobe for at least a week. It doesn't hurt to touch, can barely be felt, but it is always red and slightly raised.
It could be but: this really can't be diagnosed without seeing it. We don't have the capability of looking at photos on this part of the site. I would recommend you either see your primary care doctor, a dermatologist, or consult with one of us on HealthTap Prime. ...Read more
Small red raised bump on forehead after bumping head. Been five days and it comes and goes. Sensitive skin. Anything to worry about?
Bruising: Apply warm packs from now on. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain/swelling. Apply some neosporin to prevent infection. If you don't feel better in 1-2 weeks, go see your dr. Not a cause for alarm, unless there is persistent fever, increasing headache, nausea vomiting. Take care friend! ...Read more
Hi I had sex with my husband last night and this morning after the shower I looked down there and noticed a tiny raised red bump? What would it be
I have teeny tiny little raised bumps that are very itchy. They are the same color as my skin not red. They're mostly on my upper and inner thighs.
I have this small raised red bump on my finger. I'm not sure what it could be, it recently started to bleed and looks as if my tissue is coming out?
What could a small area of red, raised bumps on the chest that had a surrounding area of red skin where that surrounding area is now turning black be?
My daughter (age 9), had developed a red spotty patch on her back that is growing with time. I initially thought eczema but the skin is not dry and feels normal. And there are no raised bumps. It has grown from a dime size to about the size of a half doll
Virtual consult: Would need to see a picture in order to make a more accurate assessment. Consider a HealthTap prime consult, concierge consult, or a visit with your pediatrician. ...Read more
Multiple pink to red "blotches" and thickening of skin/slightly raised bumps where foreskin would be (circumcised). New spots pop up every so often.
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