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Small Clusters Of Pinprick Scabs
? folliculitis: It sounds like folliculitis, a bacterial infection of the scalp similar to acne. If you look close you may see a pustule when they first break out. They are often itchy/tender and scratched at producing a small scab. They tend to come and go. There is no permanent cure, but i often treat flares with antibiotics. I would go see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
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
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Random bumps appearing under the rim of penis. Pimple like in a row. No pain whatsoever. Now small white buttons appearing on penis skin? Herpes?
Sounds like you need: an exam in order to determine exactly what this is. It doesn't sound like Herpes, but could be a skin irritation or genital warts. Please see your doctor for an examination so that you can be properly diagnosed and treated. Also would recommend that you refrain from sexual activity until you are seen and diagnosed. ...Read more
Multiple small red bumps on wall of throat &small flesh color flaps front of tonsil & multipl small red warts under tongue &big squishy lumps on floor?
Of course you can!: Don't let yourself suffer like this. The infection that you experienceD, is not caused by the chicken. It is caused by bacteria. Therefore, if you prepare the chicken appropriately and you wash your hands, there is no reason why you can't eat chicken after you have typhoid. Bon appetite! ...Read more
Rash: with what you describe is sounds like folliculitis or inflammation/infection of the hair follicles. Do you shave these areas? With rashes, as a doctor, we must see and feel the rash to really be able to diagnose and treat. Best to see your health care provider to check this rash. Best of luck. ...Read more
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Might be herpes: Small cluster of bumps if they are filled with fluid and then later crust over may be herpes (hsv) or herpes zoster (shingles). They are both viral conditions and are best diagnosed by a lab test at the doctors office. If this is the diagnosis, early treatment will help shorten the course. ...Read more
No, not smallpox: Small pox has been eradicated, meaning it no longer exists in our daily lives. Rashes are difficult to describe in words. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can examine a red spots rash to see what it might be. Sometimes rashes are related to medications, viral infections, or allergies. One should bring to the doctor a list of all medications used in the month before the rash appeared. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small isolated clusters of bumps on only left lower arm. Not itchy. some look like clear bubbles.
Exam needed: This may have to be examined by your dermatologist. A possible diagnosis is shingles. ...Read more
I have tiny dark red bumps on the side of my left foot... they look like small cluster of blisters. Are dark red and skin hard around aira?
Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots are unsightly white spots or pimples that can appear on the lips or mouth in both men and women. Some sufferers also find they get fordyce spots on the vagina, or fordyce spots on the penis. Fordyce spots were named for the dermatologist john addison fordyce, who first discovered them. Fordyce spots on the lips and mouth are completely harmless and are not contagious in any way. ...Read more
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