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What Are Those Bumps Called
Made up: Somebody made this term up in imitation of the old movie. This isn't a term in general use. ...Read more
See below:: Mongolian spots are very common in any part of the body of dark-skinned babies. They are flat, gray-blue in color (almost looking like a bruise), and can be small or large. They are caused by some pigment that didn't make it to the top layer when baby's skin was being formed. They are harmless and usually fade away by school age. They are commonly located on trunk/extremities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: They are usually not tender.Get a more detailed answer ›
Normal variant: Iris come in many colors and patterns. Some have white deposits on the surface called brushfield spots. A few inherited diseases can cause iris spots. If you have good vision and perhaps have had one good examination by an ophthalmologist with all being well, then enjoy your spots and consider them a cosmetic advantage. ...Read more
You are likely: Referring to the non-beta hemolytic strep, also called Alpha hemolytic strep. They are commonly found in the mouth and can be associated with endocarditis, an infection of the valves of the heart. Most, except for the so-called strep milleri group are not very pathogenic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are white bumps that look like skin tabs on your vagina and are they serious? They are on the outside
Unusual: It could be an infection(in which case your throat will hurt when you swallow food). Such bumps can be enlarged tonsils whichcan get infection and show yellow spots on the surface. If you are concerned you should show it to your GP or seek and ENT specialist's opinion. I do not think they are dangerous unless there is sore throat in which case it could be strept throat requiring antibiotic treatm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are symptoms of strep in toddlers and adults? Same symptoms or different? If the same, what are they? If different, what are they? Explain
Many symptoms: They are the same. They can range from fever to no fever, sore throat or full feeling in throat, running nose with post nasal drip.Exsudate or no exsudate on tonsils. The list goes on. That is why it is important to get a throat culture to make sure you have a strepnthroat. ...Read more
Probiotics: Probiotics are defined as live microorganisms that are believed to provide health benefits when consumed. There is scientific evidence it may: boost immune system, prevent and treat urinary tract infections, improve digestive function, heal inflammatory bowel conditions like IBS, fight food-borne illnesses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are genital warts considered herpes? If they are why are they called warts and not just called herpes?
No they're different: Genital warts are caused by hpv, human papilloma virus. They are small bumps which are painless. They are usually treated with applications of liquid nitrogen or an acidic agent, or by a prescription medication to burn them off. Herpes is caused by a different virus, and causes painful sores which are treated with an antiviral like acyclovir, valacyclovir or famvir (famciclovir). Both are sexually transmitted. ...Read more
There are white items attached to my tonsils. What are they? What caused them? How do I treat them?
Neurology: Very broad question. Neurological disorders can be categorized into central nervous system;brain and spinal cord; and peripheral nervous system;nerve and muscle. There are different diseases affecting each component. Stroke, seizures, headaches, peripheral neuropathy are some of the common ones. Please refer to a neurology text book for a complete list. ...Read more
There are many red bumps on my butt. I'm not sure what caused them or what they are. They look like mosquito bites and have been there for 2 weeks.
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