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What would be small pimple bumps right near the nose?

What would be small pimple bumps right near the nose?

Blocked pores: These could be small blocked pores in which an astrigent available over the counter would help. It could also be a small skin infection known as impetigo which would require an antibiotic. Get your doctor to check these. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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Found small pimples/bumps in vagina - anything to be concerned with?

Found small pimples/bumps in vagina - anything to be concerned with?

See your doctor: This question can only be answered by your doctor after a proper exam, cultures, and additional tests if needed. ...Read more

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I have a small pimple/bump (painless) under my chin, it is under the skin and won't go away. Is it a cyst?

I have a small pimple/bump (painless) under my chin, it is under the skin and won't go away. Is it a cyst?

Maybe, likely not: Many small bumps, especially in hair covered areas, can be caused by pimples or ingrown hairs that never reach the surface of the skin. Most of these will go away on their own in a few months. ...Read more

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I have noticed small pimple bumps around/on my genitals. It is embarrassing and would rather not have to face a doctor if it is something I can fix.

I have noticed small pimple bumps around/on my genitals. It is embarrassing and would rather not have to face a doctor if it is something I can fix.

Hard to say w/o pic: Could be related to folliculitis, molluscum contagiosum, or viral warts. You'd need to be evaluated for any of these conditions by a physician. Don't worry about embarassment, we do this all day everyday! ...Read more

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I’m 27 f.There appeard small pimple bumps on my chin & bottom area of the face. Retin-a cream prescribed by my doctor, though he's not sure of the pblm.?

I’m 27 f.There appeard small pimple bumps on my chin & bottom area of the face. Retin-a cream prescribed by my doctor, though he's not sure of the pblm.?

Difficult to tell: Skin issues are very difficult to diagnosis without actually seeing and touching the lesion. Occasionally, doctors may even need to biopsy or culture the lesion to make a determination. Best to return to your family doctor or dermatologist to get you the best answer. ...Read more

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I have some small pimple like bump and some slightly bigger pink bump all over body. Only some bump itch lightly. What can it be?

I have some small pimple like bump and some slightly bigger pink bump all over body. Only some bump itch lightly. What can it be?

Rash?: It is really tough to diagnose a rash on the computer, so if it persists I recommend seeing your Doctor or a Dermatologist who specializes in skin conditions. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Small pimple-like bump under skin. What could it be?

Small pimple-like bump under skin. What could it be?

Cyst: This is one of those "picture is worth a thousand words" kindof problems. It probably needs to be seen, but it could be a small cyst. If it grows or does not go away, or is bothersome, let your doctor look at it--quickest way to get the answer. ...Read more

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Small pimple-like bump on vaginal area. What could this be?

Small pimple-like bump on vaginal area. What could this be?

This could be a: Pimple, but it also could be a cyst, infected or uninfected. It could also be a genital wart. I would advise having it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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Help me please! There are small pimple like bumps under skin?

Help me please! There are small pimple like bumps under skin?

Eval: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have small pimple looking bump on skin help 10pts?

Lesion: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have 2 small pimple like bumps on my lower back and they hurt, they are the size of a seed?

I have 2 small pimple like bumps on my lower back and they hurt, they are the size of a seed?

Small back bumps: Could be folliculitis which is an infection of hair follicle, a sebacous cyst or sebacous gland infection (acne), rarely a wart or growth. Would have it checked out by doctor /urgent care, as they can enlarge. May improve with antibiotics either topical like bacitracin or oral. ...Read more

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I have a small "pimple" like bump on the tip of my tounge. It's more irratating then painful... But im worried. Any thought on what it may be?

I have a small "pimple" like bump on the tip of my tounge. It's more irratating then painful... But im worried. Any thought on what it may be?

Clogged taste bud: Most likely a minor malformation/clogging of a taste bud called fungiform papilliae, very much like a tiny pimple. This should resolve in a few days to maybe 2 wks. Aphthous ulcers are typically quite painful eventhough they are often quite small.
If it is not gone in 2wks, check with your doc. ...Read more

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My face has been breaking out with small pimple like bumps. They itch sometimes. What is this?

My face has been breaking out with small pimple like bumps. They itch sometimes. What is this?

Depends: When did they first occur? Do they come and go, or come and stay. What is your age? Do you take medication? Have you changed facial cleansers or makeup? Skin rashes are difficult to discuss without being seen. Please see your doctor or dermatologist for proper exam and treatment. ...Read more

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I have small like pimple bumps in my pubic area that are filled with a hard white puss what is this?

I have small like pimple bumps in my pubic area that are filled with a hard white puss what is this?

Many possibles: Most likely these are hair follicles. Have they always been there, or is it something new? Have your doctor look at them if you're worried, or if they spread or hurt. ...Read more

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I have very small pimple-like bumps on my chest after a sunburn. Weeks later they are still there. What are they? They don't hurt

I have very small pimple-like bumps on my chest after a sunburn. Weeks later they are still there. What are they? They don't hurt

Bumps: It would be easy to tell if they could be examined. They might represent milia due to the skin healing over the pores you will have to have a doctor look at them to be sure. ...Read more

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I have small pimple like bumps on my four-head and some around my nose?

I have small pimple like bumps on my four-head and some around my nose?

Many possibilities: 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

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Need help docs! My 5 year old has small pimple like bumps all over his body. When should I start being concerned?

Need help docs! My 5 year old has small pimple like bumps all over his body. When should I start being concerned?

CHild rash: Be concerned if the child is having symptoms from the rash (itching, pain, drainage), or if it's not improving in a couple of weeks after treatment. It may be many different things and may need a doctor to do a good history and look at the rash to determine what it is and what the best treatment would be. ...Read more

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I have small pimple like bumps all around lips reaching my cheeks which are itchy and appear and disappear now and then.?

I have small pimple like bumps all around lips reaching my cheeks which are itchy and appear and disappear now and then.?

Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis is a skin disorder in which tiny red bumps form around the mouth.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
the exact cause of perioral dermatitis is unknown. It may occur after using face creams containing steroids for another condition.
Symptoms include:
burning feeling around the mouth
bumps around the mouth. Treatment can be with oral antibiotics and a prescription topical. ...Read more

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Does Hsv1 responsible for the swellings inside my cheeks? Feel swellings on the upper parts inside my cheeks and small pimple like bumps.

Does Hsv1 responsible for the swellings inside my cheeks? Feel swellings on the upper parts inside my cheeks and small pimple like bumps.

It's possible: Hsv 1 most common symptom is blisters on the vermilion border (lips), however the virus can have a wide variation of symptoms within the mouth as well ...Read more

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Dull achy pain from left testicle. Noticed 3 small pimple like bumps on the surface of the left testicle. 1 top 1 bottom 1 side. Any ideas?

Dull achy pain from left testicle. Noticed 3 small pimple like bumps on the surface of the left testicle. 1 top 1 bottom 1 side. Any ideas?

Unrelated...: What you saw (3 small pimples) on the scrotum are most likely not related with dull ache from (?) left testicle. These 3 bumps may represent the presence of overactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles, which of course require no practical need for treatment. If still in doubt, see urologist timely for confirmation & counseling. ...Read more

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I have a small pimple looking bump inside my anus, just one and its inside not on or around anus, you can't see it on the outside. What is it?

I have a small pimple looking bump inside my anus, just one and its inside not on or around anus, you can't see it on the outside. What is it?

Down Periscope!!: Very interesting. I'd like to know how you discovered that little gem...Anyways, it's probably a normal structure, like a sebaceous gland. As long as it doesn't hurt or start getting bigger or irritated, there's nothing to worry about.
In case you do get worried, then you'll have to get an exam. The doctor will use a small device called an anoscope to get a good view. ...Read more

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Noticed ~5 small pimple size bumps on bottom, right side. Says little to no itch-color skin tone to some pink. Bumps 1 to 2 inches apart in a zig zag?

Watch/wait: Hi Aaron850. Assume you are calling about a child. with the info you have given I would say watch and wait...could be early signs of a staph infection, or a viral process, or even just cold weather dry skin response. You might want to schedule with one of the docs via HealhTap for a consult including a picture, or see the childs own practitioner. ...Read more

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I have a small pimple like bump on the side of my urethra. There is only one and its only painful when my underwear rubs or when I wash in the shower?

I have a small pimple like bump on the side of my urethra. There is only one and its only painful when my underwear rubs or when I wash in the shower?

Here are some. ..: Online answering your Q is like in guessing game so it's most beneficial & logical to have a doc take a loon at it for surest verification. But clinically, it may represent a small epidermal inclusion cyst like sebaceous cyst or Fordyce's spot - ectopic sebaceous gland, or a mole or a tag. So, leave it alone if comfortable and stable in appearance and size. If not, seek pro-evaluation & counseling ...Read more

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