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What are bumps on the skin that itch?

What are bumps on the skin that itch?

Multiple causes: Bumps on the skin that itch is a non-specific rash that suggests allergy. The bumps may be large and evanescent (come and go within 24 hours) more characteristic of hives and respond to antihistamines. The bumps can also be tiny and remain in select areas such as the hands or creases of our arms or legs for a longer period of time characteristic of eczema or a contact allergy. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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What are the blood spots that keep appearing on my skin?

What are the blood spots that keep appearing on my skin?

Need exam: At minimum this would require visualization and a history to accurately diagnose. ...Read more

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What are hives on the skin from?

Allergic response: Hives are swollen, usually reddish and occasionally donut shaped skin lesions related to exposure of your body to some allergic item (drugs, environmental chemicals, internal response from no actual known cause). They are treated by removal of the exposure and anti-allergic drug administration. If recurrent your allergist can help determine the cause and best response. ...Read more

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What are those black spots on skin called?

What are those black spots on skin called?

See doctor: to have black spots evaluated to make sure they are not cancerous moles. ...Read more

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What are the spots on your nipples?

What are the spots on your nipples?

Small bumps on the: Areola surrounding the nipples may be glands of montgomery. ...Read more

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What are blue spots on the lips?

What are blue spots on the lips?

Phlebectasis?: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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What is the cause of red spots on skin th are not itchy and not raised?

What is the cause of red spots on skin th are not itchy and not raised?

Don't know.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What are cysts on the liver?

What are cysts on the liver?

Liver cysts: Liver cysts are usually benign and about 15% of the population will be found to have a cyst on exam. A cystic structure on exam can be a hematoma, abscess or parasite, ovwever these are usually asociated with other symptoms. If you have a cyst with no symptoms probably a reasonable thing to do is get an ultrasound and see if its size changes or time. ...Read more

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What is the cause of these rough dry patches of skin on face?

Dry, rough skin: These patches of skin 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 are the causes of the dry skin on my face?

What are the causes of the dry skin on my face?

Mild soap: Try dove soap and apply a moisturizer on the face immediately after washing. No anti-bacterial or scented soap. ...Read more

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What are the common causes the white spots on my nails?

What are the common causes the white spots on my nails?

Injury,fungi,lo zinc: There can be many causes but the most common are injury, nail fungus and zinc deficiency. See http://www.Md-health.Com/white-spots-on-nails.Html ; http://drlwilson.Com/articles/zinc.Htm. ...Read more

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Are white spots on my skin a from of skin cancer?

Are white spots on my skin a from of skin cancer?

Need to see: See your doctor or better yet a dermatologist. Many skin lesions can be white and be normal. A dermatologist can check your skin and help diagnose and treat if necessary. Some causes of white spots include idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis to vitiligo. Skin cancer does not typically present as white spots. ...Read more

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Which are the red marks on my skin?

See your doctor: If your red marks are new and you just noticed them see your doctor to find out what the diagnosis is and how to treat it. If you have had this a long time show your doctor on your next visit and she will tell you what it is. ...Read more

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What are very thin and red pustules on the skin?

What are very thin and red pustules on the skin?

Maybe folliculitis: Folliculitis is a condition that presents with tiny pustules at the roots of the hairs. It is particularly common on hairly areas that sweat a lot, such as chest and buttocks in men, and the skin folds (groin, armpits). There are effective topical and by mouth treatments. ...Read more

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What is the cause of tiny white spots appearing on your legs.

What is the cause of tiny white spots appearing on your legs.

Must be seen: Your question cannot be evaluated without a photo or exam. ...Read more

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What can cause random spots on the skin?

Needs to be: visualized. These lesions 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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I have a lot of white, slightly raised, non- painful spots on the inside skin of my vagina under the skin coverings that are spreading, what are they?

Need examination : Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. You may be describing genital warts but without seeing it is not possible to answer. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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What are white bumps that look like skin tabs on your vagina and are they serious? They are on the outside

What are white bumps  that look like skin tabs on your vagina and are they serious? They are on the outside

Glands: These are probably normal variants. But at next routine gyn exam bring these to attention of gynecologist to rule out atypical venereal warts or cystic lesions. ...Read more

Dr. Willscott Naugler
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Liver Spots (Definition)

Liver spots = age spots = solar lentigines, = flat, brown, gray or black lesions that occur where skin ...Read more