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Small lump under skin near anus. What are these bumps?

Small lump under skin near anus. What are these bumps?

Anal Warts???: That's impossible to answer like this. Go see a doctor. Stds come to mind - warts, secondary shypillis, herpes ... See where this is going? Go see a doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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Tiny white lumps under the skin on the chin, temples and neck that arenot milia?

Tiny white lumps under the skin on the chin, temples and neck that arenot milia?

Many causes : These can represent a number of benign growths including variants of cysts or hair follicle growths. See a dermatologist who may biopsy a small area to diagnose the lesions and recommend treatment options. ...Read more

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Just noticed small BB like bumps under the skin of my penis near the top. Any thoughts?

Just noticed small BB like bumps under the skin of my penis near the top. Any thoughts?

It may be...: Most likely, they're harmless sebaceous cysts, which may grow over time with a widely variable pace and become infected occasionally. But, being without a direct look at and palpate it may limit my accurate guess; so, see Doc timely. But, for all health-conscious persons, I urge them to practice low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence/obsession as foundation of healthcare.... ...Read more

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Small ring of skin on forehead?

Small ring of skin on forehead?

See: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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There is small fluid formation under the skin on my chin?

There is small fluid formation under the skin on my chin?

Needs examination: Could be cyst, draining abscessed tooth, inflamed lymph node, or many other causes. Please see your Physician for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small tender lump under skin on top of right hand?

Small tender lump under skin on top of right hand?

Benign vs malignant: Might be a ganglionic cyst or a skin cancer or other tumor. Tumors can be benign or malignant. See your doctor for proper evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are small red itchy bumps on palms of hands? Some tiny bit raised some under skin.

Bumpy rash: A rash is best diagnosed and treated when a physician can actually look at it. It could be hives but it could also be a contact dermatitis or infection. ...Read more

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What causes small lumps under the cuticle?

What causes small lumps under the cuticle?

It could be...: A localized infection from a manicure. It also could just be a hereditory issue, or mild form of a fungal irritation. Have a dermatologist examine it to find out if it's anything more serious. Sometimes systemic diseases are diagnosed by how they effect the nails. ...Read more

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Small patches of dry flaky skin on the pubic area of a ma?

Small patches of dry flaky skin on the pubic area of a ma?

DRY FLAKY PUBIC SKIN: WHAT IS A "MA" DOES THIS MEAN "MAN"? IT SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN SENT BY A WOMAN! ...Read more

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I found two hard bumps under skin on the base of the penis?

Get checked: Without being formally evaluated hard to know cause so best to get checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. Cysts can form on the genitalia and could present as firm bumps, but again best to be formally checked by a physician. ...Read more

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Can melanoma appear under the skin and not on top of it?

Melanoma: Melanoma can appear in different internal organs including brain, & eye without any skin involvement. ...Read more

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I have white (almost my skin tone) finger like bumps under the head of my penis near the opening. Is this warts or skin tags?

I have white (almost my skin tone) finger like bumps under the head of my penis near the opening. Is this warts or skin tags?

Maybe papules?: Check out pictures of "pearly penile papules" and see if this isn't you. If this is what you have, it's your choice. For many couples, they're a definite "plus". Or if your lifetime partner would prefer, they can be lasered away. ...Read more

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Are small bumps under the epidermis on inner lip of your mouth normal?

Are small bumps under the epidermis on inner lip of your mouth normal?

Yes: The most common cause are tiny sebaceous glands (fordyce nodules) that appear as smooth bumps beneath the mucosa on the inner aspect of the upper or lower lip. Occasionally, minor salivary glands can also be visible as small bumps. Show them to your dentist, primary care physician or ENT doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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Are little tiny skin colored bumps normal on the trunk of my penis?

Are little tiny skin colored bumps normal on the trunk of my penis?

Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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Found very small lumps under skin inside mouth below lip and near gum. Skin colour and no pain?

Found very small lumps under skin inside mouth below lip and near gum. Skin colour and no pain?

LUMPS INSIDE MOUTH: WHAT IS THE QUESTION? DO SEE YOUR PCP. IT COULD BE ANYTHING, BUT I DO NOT THINK IT IS SOMETHING TO BE WORRIED ABOUT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more

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Bumps under the skib near vagina?

Bumps under the skib near vagina?

Be seen: You need to see your physician and have a physical. ...Read more