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Dr. Adam Bodian
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Skin Bumps (Overview)

Skin is the outermost layer of tissue covering the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised.


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What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

Burisitis: The knee area have a lot of bursa sac in it, the first thing I will think about is bursitis. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Bodian
155 Doctors shared insights

Skin Bumps (Overview)

Skin is the outermost layer of tissue covering the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised.


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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing your skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
Once
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How do you treat small skin bumps on triceps area of your arms?

Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder seen in many people of all ages. It is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps. You can use the new otc cerave sal twice a day to exfoliate these skin lesions. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
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I was wondering what's a good way to cure itchy skin like bumps/hives?

I was wondering what's a good way to cure itchy skin like bumps/hives?

Moisturizing: Most itchy skin is caused by dry skin. Moisturizing on a consistent basis and especially after showering can be helpful. Using an OTC cortisone, sparingly on bad areas may also help. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
Once
Avoid picking at them
Once
Have them removed by a doctor if needed
Once
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How do you get rid of dry skin bumps on the upper arms?

How do you get rid of dry skin bumps on the upper arms?

CeraVe Sal: As salicylic acid works to loosen and exfoliate dead skin cells, patented mve® technology allows a controlled release of nourishing ceramides, hyaluronic acid and antioxidant vitamin d into the skin to help repair and maintain the barrier. Salicylic acid’s exfoliating action enables these moisturizing ingredients to penetrate the skin more deeply, leaving it smooth and touchable. Get cerave® sa. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of under the skin bumps?

What is the best way to get rid of under the skin bumps?

Depends on diagnosis: You may have keratosis pilaris? Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition in which a protein in the skin called keratin forms hard plugs within hair follicles. Symptoms include small bumps that look like "goose bumps" on the back of the upper arms and thighs. Treatment includes moisturizing lotions to soothe the skin that contain urea, lactic acid, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, and retinol. ...Read more

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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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What is the definition or description of: Skin bumps?

What is the definition or description of: Skin bumps?

Skin bump: Skin is the outermost layer of tissue covering the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised. ...Read more

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I have small skin bumps on my ding ding?

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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What is the definition or description of: Small skin bumps?

What is the definition or description of: Small skin bumps?

Small skin bumps: Skin is the outermost tissue on the body. A bump is an area of skin that is raised. A small skin bump is a small raised area on the skin ...Read more

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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
Once
If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
Once
See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
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Help! I have skin bumps on chin that are skin coloured. What does this sound like?

Help! I have skin bumps on chin that are skin coloured. What does this sound like?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have little patches of tiny dry skin bumps, but they itch so much, do you know what they are?

I have little patches of tiny dry skin bumps, but they itch so much, do you know what they are?

I don't. But...: With more information, perhaps we can figure this out. You could request a formal consultation where we could go over your symptoms more specifically, and you could even upload pictures of these bumps during the consult for direct review. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Benign baby skin bumps?

What is the definition or description of: Benign baby skin bumps?

Baby skin bumps: Benign baby skin bumps are elevations on the outer -most tissue of the baby's body which are not considered serious. ...Read more

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Can a very stressful time cause skin bumps (allergic like) to pop up on skin? I have not started any new meds, but have had a lot of stress lately.

Can a very stressful time cause skin bumps (allergic like) to pop up on skin? I have not started any new meds, but have had a lot of stress lately.

Yes: A 41 year old female with an allergic like rash and a lot of stress in her life. Yes, stress alone has been to shown to cause flares of atopic dermatitis (eczema) or a flare of hives in allergic patients. ...Read more

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What are skin bumps at the base of my penis?

What are skin bumps at the base of my penis?

Skin bumps: It is really too difficult to answer this question in this forum. You need to have it evaluated by your family doctor or a urologist. Lesions can range from normal hair follicles to genital warts. www. Peedoc. Com @drhtay. ...Read more

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What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

Burisitis: The knee area have a lot of bursa sac in it, the first thing I will think about is bursitis. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of under the skin bumps?

Depends on diagnosis: You may have keratosis pilaris? Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition in which a protein in the skin called keratin forms hard plugs within hair follicles. Symptoms include small bumps that look like "goose bumps" on the back of the upper arms and thighs. Treatment includes moisturizing lotions to soothe the skin that contain urea, lactic acid, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, and retinol. ...Read more

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Could benign baby skin bumps be the cause of breathlessness?

Could benign baby skin bumps be the cause of breathlessness?

I doubt it: I seriously doubt it, but your breathlessness should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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What's a quick way to heal an ingrown hair or skin bumps from beard?

What's a quick way to heal an ingrown hair or skin bumps from beard?

Soak it: The key to this is to get the hair to the surface. Hot soaks will usually work but could take a few days to do. Soak with hot washclothes 15 minutes every 3-4 hours and it should surface and go away. There is also something available over the counter called outgrow that I have head some use successfully. I hope it helps. ...Read more