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I have small red bumps on my vagina. I thought it was from shaving but im not so sure that's the case anymore. What could they be?

I have small red bumps on my vagina. I thought it was from shaving but im not so sure that's the case anymore.  What could they be?

Skin irritation: There are many causes of bumps on the skin outside your vagina - including having a reaction to shaving (the hair follicles become inflamed) other causes can be of more concern, so if it isn't better soon, you might want to have it looked at. ...Read more

Small Red Bumps (Definition)

Small distinct red bumps on the skin are most commonly caused by a heat rash. Heat rash or prickly heat is caused by the blockage of the pores that lead to the sweat glands. It is most common in very young children but can occur at any age, particularly in hot and humid weather. An infant does not sweat. The sweat is held within the skin and forms little red bumps ...Read more


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I have a few small red bumps and soft pallet looks like bruised or broken capillaries. This happened a few hours after giving fellacio. ?

I have a few small red bumps and soft pallet looks like bruised or broken capillaries. This happened a few hours after giving fellacio. ?

Bruising: Sounds like you may have some bruising all right. As the song says "Go gently, sweet Afton!" If this does not get better in a week see a dentist or your doctor. ...Read more

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I've been using the same cleanser for a while but lately small red bumps would appear only on my forehead after cleansing. I cleanse twice a day.?

I've been using the same cleanser for a while but lately small red bumps would appear only on my forehead after cleansing. I cleanse twice a day.?

Too much cleanser: This may not seem intuitive but the cleanser itself may be the problem, . Both salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide (the likely ingredients of the cleanser) can irritate or dry the skin. You may be too aggressive as well cleansing too often. Try switching from one ingredient to the other and if still not better a prescription topical antibiotic for acne may help. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps in pubic hair area. It mainly shows up after i shave, and it itches. I (stupidly) left it alone and now I am wondering what this is.

I have small red bumps in pubic hair area. It mainly shows up after i shave, and it itches. I (stupidly) left it alone and now I am wondering what this is.

Likely irritation: The base of the hair follicles may simply be reacting to your choise of shaving lubricant or soap.If it flares after shaving the relationship to tha process cannot be discounted. You may want to try alternate methods of site preparation and after care.The redness should respond to a mild steroid cream like hydrocortizone.If it persists see your doc. ...Read more

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After gym work or any exercise , my cheek breaks out in small red bumps , like heat rash or something similar , please help?

After gym work or any exercise , my cheek breaks out in small red bumps , like heat rash or something similar , please help?

Rosacea?: You likely have a condition known as rosacea which tends to exacerbate with any increase in core body temperature such as exercise. Consult your doctor re. a trial with a topical cream for the treatment. Some cases may require daily intake of an oral antibiotic. ...Read more

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Small red bumps on forearms that don't itch mainly come out after shower/bath then 20 min later are gone? I've had them for 2 months. Very dry skin to

Small red bumps on forearms that don't itch mainly come out after shower/bath then 20 min later are gone? I've had them for 2 months. Very dry skin to

Not Sure: When you have bumps that come and go quickly, it is unlikely that it is a harmful condition. Some possibilities include a contact or irritant dermatitis, and hives. There are rare instances where people are allergic or get rashes to water. As for the dry skin, i like for my patients to apply creams or moisturizers within 5 minutes of bath or shower- cerave & cetaphil are good starting points. ...Read more

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I had lil small red bumps on my lips & my tongue is still numb after 4 days Dr said it's not herpes could it be from medicines I've taken?

I had lil small red bumps on my lips & my tongue is still numb after 4 days Dr said it's not herpes could it be from medicines I've taken?

Drug reaction?: I agree with your doctor that herpes is not a likely cause of symptoms like this. It also doesn't sound like a typical drug reaction, but that might be possible. Discuss it with your doctor, and/or check back with the doctor who prescribed the medicine you have taken. Good luck. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more