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Treating A Risen Bump
My boyfriend has developed a lump at the top of his pubic area. It quite large and red, looks a bit like a bite or a zit, had for 2 weeks, growing?
Found a deer tick found on scrotum 2 days ago. The bite itself is a little bump. About an inch away is a painless, but large lump. Doctor or er?
Office visit: This is a routine issue for an office evaluation.There is no specific reason for you to be seen within the next few hours. ...Read more
I have a bump round raised raised bump on my inner thigh. Is stligly red, and appeared in a location where a normal chaf. It appeared in about a 12 ho?
Abcess: You may be seeing the early signs of an abcess in formation. Abcesses commonly form in the groin, axilla and buttock region when sweat producing glands become blocked causing the overgrowth of bacteria that excite an immune response. The build up of dead white blood cells forms pus. Try applying warm compresses ,watch for signs of infection, prepare for an ER for UC visit if it needs to be lanced! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small raised mole on my face, which has grown a white bump. Rest of mole is the same, should I be concerned & can I treat it like a pimple?
Pimple filled with pus (maybe cyst). Redness surrounding bump about size of a quarter. Pimple has been there for over a year with minor complications?
I had a red bump, looked like a red pimple, where the shaft of my penis meets the pubis area for ~ a month. Today it was puss-filled, ingrown hair?
Good possibility : Inflamed or infected hair follicles in that region not uncommon and usually resolve on their own with good hygiene, warm compresses, and elimination of any undergarments that may be irritating that area. If persists, worsens, or accompanied by other lesions, recommend evaluation. ...Read more
I've been told to see a doctor as my previous question was about sore pimply owsar looking thing under my under pit is this a serious problem?
Advice: Your first advice was correct. See physician to rule out serious problem. ...Read more
Woke up with a bump low on my bum , squeezed it thinking it was a pimple & stung ! looked at it , it's a swollen pink, red bump. It hurts. What is this?
Pimple or Boil?: This could be an acne-like lesion or an infection or possibly something else. You may want to hot pack it for a few days and see if it comes to a head a drains. If it continues to swell and get larger and more tender, or if you are feeling ill, go see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was bit by a brown recluse 8 days ago. A hard knot has formed around the bite , is this normal? Treated at er, received antibiotic for any infection and now treating wound at home.
Son has cut. Applied A&D for 2 days. Is bout the size of a dime but has red around it bigger than a 50 cent piece. Has scab. Is it infected?
Stye was a large bump on right eyelid for 2 wks. Did warm compresses/ ciproflox. Bump has gone down. Now looks like a pimple. Is this still a stye?
My 9 yr old son has a Swollen top lip at corner. There is a pimple. I can feel a nodule inside his lip when pressed oozes puss & blood. It is sore. ?
I've had a tiny 1 cmm flesh colored bump on pinky finger for over a year -- it hasn't grown or changed. Can this be a wart?
A boil on my cheekbone turned into a hard painful red lump. What is it & how to care for it? Thanks.
Soft Tissue Edema: Most likely you tried to help this situation out by pressing or mashing on the site to try and "get the stuff out". The question is did it start draining or not. If not the condition could get worse. Also, when you have an area like this, pressing and mashing will usually led to scarring or changes in the pigment in your skin down the road. See your doctor and get some treatment/advice. ...Read more
I have a red bump on my ear that is painful and has a black dot in the center. Is this a boil or a bite?
I have had a dark red raised bump on my back for about 2 months - looks like a combination of a pimple and blood blister. Could this be skin cancer?
Skin lesion: Any lesion on the skin that has increased in size or changed in appearance should be evaluated by your doctor. If it has changed it should be removed. ...Read more
I have a pimple like bump in my bikini area. Ob said pimple but culture in case. Can herpes look like a bump then pimple then bump then little in24hrs?
Only one pus & blood filled, inflamed bump almost a size of a coin on my pubic area. Herpes or a boil or a MRSA infection? What should I do?
See a doctor: Have this examined, diagnosed and treated professionally. Good luck. ...Read more
Pea sized hard painless bump under skin in groin region. been two weeks. skin a bit discolored. was a blood pimple. let it heal? what should i do?
Let it heal: This does not sound serious, so I would let it heal for a few more weeks and if there is no improvement see a doctor to have it removed or at least checked. ...Read more