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Small Red Bumps (Overview)

A bump is an area of tissue that is raised (often on the skin). Tiny red elevations of skin or tissue might occur with different conditions.


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What would cause small red bumps on my hands that turn into sores then break and ooze. Very sore.?

What would cause small red bumps on my hands that turn into sores then break and ooze. Very sore.?

Dyshidrosis: There could be many causes for this from an infection from a bacteria or fungus to a condidion called dyshidrosis where we get tender sometimes itchy bumps on the sides of the fingers and the palms. You would need to have it checked by your dermatologist. ...Read more

Small Red Bumps (Overview)

A bump is an area of tissue that is raised (often on the skin). Tiny red elevations of skin or tissue might occur with different conditions.


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What does it mean when you have small red bumps on the back of your tounge?

What does it mean when you have small red bumps on the back of your tounge?

Most likely normal: The tongue normally has taste buds also called papillae. The largest ones are on the back of the tongue. The only way to be 100% sure that it's all normal is to have a dentist actually take a look. ...Read more

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There are small red bumps all over my baby's skin. Will they go away on their own?

There are small red bumps all over my baby's skin. Will they go away on their own?

Yes: Newborns often have a red rash, which may be bumpy or even look like little pimples, called "erythema toxicum." sounds scary, but means nothing and will go away on its own. Heat rash can cause little red bumps. If you're not sure of the cause, have your doc take a look. (especially if they have any other symptoms.). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for small red bumps on 1 year old?

What is the best treatment for small red bumps on 1 year old?

Need to see it: There are so many possibilities that I cannot answer this question. It would be helpful to know how long the child has had it, what part of body, is it painful or not, how large is it, etc. If you can answer these questions together with a good picture of the bump, I can narrow down the diagnosis considerably, and thus recommend the treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of small red bump left after acne cyst?

How can I get rid of small red bump left after acne cyst?

Let it heal: It needs to heal on its own. This will take a few months. You also need to get treated so that this does not recur. The red is new vessels forming so hopefully you don't get a crater. ...Read more

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My 20 month old is scratching her back and stomach. It looks like she has small red bumps that go away, but she sometimes leaves scratch marks on her?

My 20 month old is scratching her back and stomach. It looks like she has small red bumps that go away, but she sometimes leaves scratch marks on her?

Fabric or irritant: She is having something that is irritating and inflaming her skin. Could be fabrics and detergent, or grass and pollen if she's been outside. Cool compresses, vaseline, and baking soda/ aveeno (oatmeal) baths are very soothing. Hydrocortisone cream can help with the itching also. If it doesn't resolve discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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What could small red bumps that do not itch be?

What could small red bumps that do not itch be?

Can not telll: From your brief desciption it is impossible to answer. It could br any of a number of conditions and it best diagnosed and treated if it persists by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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

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

Small red bumps: A bump is an area of tissue that is raised (often on the skin). Tiny red elevations of skin or tissue might occur with different conditions. ...Read more

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I get small red bumps on my butt. What is it and how do I cute it?

I get small red bumps on my butt. What is it and how do I cute it?

Folliculitis: A bacterial infection and irritation of the hair follicle is termed folliculitis.
Folliculitis is probably the most common of all skin infections. Although usually trivial, it can produce extensive disease. It may be superficial or deep, and it causes the formation of a pustule or inflammatory nodule surrounding the hair. This is a very common problem on the butt. Treatment can be oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps pop up everywhere slowy, I havnt used anything differnt please help?

Can't tell: Without seeing them. Have you doctor look at them while they're still visible. ...Read more

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I get 1 maybe 2 small red bumps on my soft pallet occasionally that last only 3-5 days. Should I be concerned?

I get 1 maybe 2 small red bumps on my soft pallet occasionally that last only 3-5 days. Should I be concerned?

See answer: If the bumps come in EXACTLY the same spot every time there is a possibility it could be oral Herpes Simplex virus. If the above doesn't apply they may represent Aphthous ulcers (Canker sores) or due some other insignificant cause. If there is any concern for HSV it's best to be seen at the time you have the bumps. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on my sides only that itch occasionally and look like a blemish. There are only a few on each side.

I have small red bumps on my sides only that itch occasionally and look like a blemish. There are only a few on each side.

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the hair follicles. It appears as a small localized area of red surrounding the opening of a hair follicle. One to hundreds of follicles can be affected anywhere that hair is present. Another possibility is follicular eczema. Follicular eczema is an uncommon type of eczema which affects the hair follicles. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a baby to have small red bumps all over body?

No: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be pediatric evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have small red bumps on the back of your tounge?

Most likely normal: The tongue normally has taste buds also called papillae. The largest ones are on the back of the tongue. The only way to be 100% sure that it's all normal is to have a dentist actually take a look. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when I have small red bumps around the opening of my anus?

What exactly does it mean when I have small red bumps around the opening of my anus?

It depends: Are they painful? I would also need to know your sexual history in order to give you better advice. These red bumps could be folliculitis, ingrown hairs, bacterial infection, inflammation/irritation from any number of substances or material you have come in contact with, herpes or warts. Please see your physician to get diagnosed appropriately. ...Read more

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Every day for the last week, I have been getting small red patches on various parts of my body. Then, small red bumps form. What could this be?

Every day for the last week, I have been getting small red patches on various parts of my body. Then, small red bumps form. What could this be?

Allergy: This may represent an allergic reaction to a medicine, song of an info toon or even a food allergy. It is best to be e slushed by a dermatologist for exam, possible blood tests and biopsy. Then proper treatment can be started. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has small red bumps that seem to spread to different areas of his body and itch only sometimes. Is it a rash or something different?

My boyfriend has small red bumps that seem to spread to different areas of his body and itch only sometimes. Is it a rash or something different?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause small red bumps. It is helpful that they seem to move and not stay around long. It could be as simple as skin irritation from a soap, detergent, dryer sheet or lotion he is using. Removing products with dyes and perfumes can often improve this type of rash. If it persists, try a good hypoallergenic emollient cream and see your doctor if it continues. ...Read more

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I have had small red bumps and some large bumps that aren't red under my armpits (these hurt) and lower for about 3 1/2 weeks. What could this be?

I have had small red bumps and some large bumps that aren't red under my armpits (these hurt) and lower for about 3 1/2 weeks. What could this be?

Check with doctor: You may have hydradenitis which is a skin disease affects the epocrine sweat glands or sebacious glands such as under the arms and under the breasts
use warm compresses and you mat need antibiotics
if reccurs or persists see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Hi there, I recently started having small red bumps with a white dot that expanded into larger bumps. They don't not hurt but they can be itchy and?

Hi there, I recently started having small red bumps with a white dot that expanded into larger bumps. They don't not hurt but they can be itchy and?

Any pics?: It is really difficult to comment without seeing any pics as to what these skin lesions are. They could be a fungal infection, hives, itchy bites, staph infection, shingles and the list goes on. Either upload a picture and repost your question or please see a doctor for a proper diagnosis ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on butt and thigh, what to do?

I have small red bumps on butt and thigh, what to do?

BUMPS ON BUTT: SEE YOUR DOCTOR.
I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG YOU HAVE HAD THEM, BUT IT MAY BE DUE TO A CHANGE IN SOAP OR DETERGENT. ...Read more

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Is it a good thing when blackheads turn into small red bumps??

Is it a good thing when blackheads turn into small red bumps??

No: No. I'm not certain what kind of small red bumps you are talking about, but that is not a good thing. I recommend you see a dermatologist if this is ongoing or if you are particularly concerned. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps that have pus on my skin what could this be?

I have small red bumps that have pus on my skin what could this be?

Could be foliculitis: There are hair follicles almost everywhere on the skin. These follicles can become inflamed or infected. Be sure to follow up with you doctor as antibiotics may be necessary. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised. Red bumps are elevations ...Read more