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What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

See a doctor: It is inappropriate to diagnose your condition based on the description. It would be risky to suggest some possible conditions that cause this. Do the right thing. Show it to a doctor! ...Read more

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Can clymidia cause sores on skin?

Can clymidia cause sores on skin?

No: Chylamydia is asexually transmitted disease. Only skin involvement I am aware of is pre-septal cellulitis seen in some cases of chylamydia conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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Can gonorrhea cause sores on skin?

Can gonorrhea cause sores on skin?

Rash and others: Local infection can manifest discharge, bleeding, and difficulty/painful urination. Evidence of infection may be found in the throat or eyes. Sometimes, if not treated quickly enough, the infection can spread to other parts of the body which may manifest as a rash, heart disease, arthritis, and/or confusion. If infected with gonorrhea, co-infection with other sore-producing stds is possible. ...Read more

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Sores on skin and scalp oon going for 2 years. Lump in back of neck cyst like.?

Sores on skin and scalp oon going for 2 years. Lump in back of neck cyst like.?

Scalp Folliculitis: Folliculitis is the medical term for the infection and inflammation of the hair follicles. This condition can affect the hair and skin on any part of the body, including the scalp. Scalp folliculitis is characterized by the appearance of small, white or yellowish pustules, that resemble acne. The pustules can be quite itchy and painful at times. Treatment is oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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How do I take care of a small skin ulcer at home? It was a bump on my leg from folliculitis and it abbcessed

How do I take care of a small skin ulcer at home? It was a bump on my leg from folliculitis and it abbcessed

Skin ulcer: If the ulcer is not draining, and you are taking antibiotics or other prescribed treatment, i would recommend that you keep it closed for extra protection with a gauze dressing or bandade depending on how big it is. Otherwise, keep up with normal daily routine. ...Read more

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Is it a skin ulcer or something else-i hope not herpes?

Is it a skin ulcer or something else-i hope not herpes?

Could be herpes: While the sore is open your dr. Can take a swab and test it for herpes. This test is very accurate - if positive - but sometimes the test gives a false negative result - if the amount of virus on swab is too low. Try to get tested as soon as the sore is open. Blood tests are helpful if there is no sore but a swab test is the best. ...Read more

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What does a skin ulcer look like?

What does a skin ulcer look like?

Shallow skin crater : A skin ulcer in an opening in the skin that shows exposed tissue. Although they are generally round, the can be linear as well. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC treatment for a skin ulcer?

What is the best OTC treatment for a skin ulcer?

Ulcer: Aquaphor healing ointment but if it lasts more than a few weeks it needs to be checked by a doctor for infection or skin cancer. ...Read more