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Over the years I've been dealing with embarrassing breakouts on my vaginal area, like hair bumps, risens. How can I prevent those issues? Ph balanced

Over the years I've been dealing with embarrassing breakouts on my vaginal area, like hair bumps, risens. How can I prevent those issues? Ph balanced

Good hygiene: Using a bacterial soap and making sure that you don't get ingrown hairs. If you shave there, you need to let your hair grow out, so tht it doesn't grow back into the skin. Sometimes taking antibiotics for a prolong time might help prevent recurrence. PH balance has nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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How to treat a face under skin boil-like bump cheekbone area.

How to treat a face under skin boil-like bump cheekbone area.

See a doctor.: If you have a simple abscess, hot compresses can help draw it to a head so it can drain. But there are lots of other possibilities for the condition you describe, and these can lead to scarring if not treated properly. You may need antibiotics, or a procedure to open or remove the lesion. Please see your primary doctor or a dermatologist for full evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a bump inside my anal & I think its a risen cause its painful for m to seat down?

I have a bump inside my anal & I think its a risen cause its painful for m to seat down?

Anus lump: A painful lump in the anus region is not fun. This could be an abscess - please see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you heal a risen bump?

How do you heal a risen bump?

Antibiotics: Risen refers to an infected mass: boil, carbuncle. It is often painful, red, swollen, and it is best to see a doctor. Antibiotics can resolve infection when caught early, and incision and drainage is sometimes necessary. If there is only a bump, nontender, without redness, swelling, it is not a risen, and perhaps a sebaceous cyst, lipoma, etc. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on the areola?

What causes bumps on the areola?

Normal: There are two types of bumps. The areola has many small glands that produce lubricating secretions for the nipple. These glands get larger as we age, and become more obvious. Also there are erectile muscles beneath the skin of the areola that can can make the areola "bunch up" when it is cold or stimulated. ...Read more

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What causes strange bumps on the face?

What causes strange bumps on the face?

Depends: Are these acute onset or have they grown over time? Are they symptomatic, painful, red, inflammed, growing (spreading) from one spot. The possibilities are quite large and should be evaluated by a dermatologist, probably fairly soon. ...Read more

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Bumps near my anal, what can cause this?

Bumps near my anal, what can cause this?

Could be hemorrhoids: Anal warts or skin tags. You need a physical exam for correct diagnosis. Please see your primary. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of molluscum bumps?

What can be the cause of molluscum bumps?

A virus: Molluscum contagiosum is caused by a virus. It is a common childhood infection. Children with eczema/atopic dermatitis are more prone to getting molluscum bumps. It is contagious, and most children get it from other kids. In adults it commonly occurs in the genital region as an std. Physicians treat molluscum with prescription creams, manual extraction, and/or freezing. ...Read more

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What is cause of lots of bumps on elbows?

What is cause of lots of bumps on elbows?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes the bumps on my areola to hurt?

What causes the bumps on my areola to hurt?

Montgomery Glands?: If it was just one - I would wonder if you had a montgomery gland cyst? With pain of multiple areas - has the skin become too dry or chapped? If yes, use a lubricant. Has fabric been abraiding the tissue of your areolas? If so, use a soft bra. ...Read more

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What could cause these bumps on my collarbone?

Don't Know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What are white bumps on skin usually caused by?

Sounds like milia: Milia are very small cysts which usually arise without a known cause (keratin is trapped under the outer layer of skin). Trauma can result in the formation of milia (injury, burn, blister, dermabrasion). They are often found on the face but if on the backs of the hands, they can be associated with porphyria cutanea tarda, epidermolysis bullosa. ...Read more

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What are the bumps beside your urithra caused from?

What are the bumps beside your urithra caused from?

Need more info: Not sure where these bumps are located. You should be seen by urologist to make sure that these are not an std. There should not be bumps beside the urethra (urine channel). ...Read more

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What could cause little painful bumps on the torso?

What could cause little painful bumps on the torso?

Folliculitis: Perhaps the skin is irritated. When the hair follicles get an infection they cause little bumps. Usually seen w men shaving facial hair. Called razor bumps. The area gets red and angry. Need to disinfect razors get new ones.
The torso may also hair shafts that got infected. Suggest an anti bacterial soap from the pharmacy. If still bothering consider a virtual consult. You can send a photo ...Read more

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What is tha cause of a painful bump near tha anal area?

Abscess likely: There are several possibilities, but one of the most common is a peri-anal abscess. These usually start with an area of painful redness, then form a hard knot. If left alone, they will eventually pop open and drain pus. The standard treatment is to drain these either in hospital or your doctors office. Since diabetics are most commonly affected, this should be checked as well. ...Read more

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What can cause a reoccurring bump on the top of my head?

What can cause a reoccurring bump on the top of my head?

Vague: Is the bump always there or does it swell depending on what you might be doing- nutrition, meds, supplements, scratching, etc. I would see a dr. And check especially to allay any doubts of what it might be and the source. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of small bumps around the anus?

What are possible causes of small bumps around the anus?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes the back side of my tounge to itich n have bumps?

What causes the back side of my tounge to itich n have bumps?

Hard to say: The bumps on the back of the tongue is normal anatomy that is commonly mistaken as an abnormality. However, if itchy, or even painful, perhaps the bumps may be something else. Your best bet would be to get an evaluation by a dentist if it doesn't resolve or if it is really concerning you. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would cause little flesh colored bumps on my daughters face?

What would cause little flesh colored bumps on my daughters face?

Don't know: It's hard to imagine any rash without a picture. The best way is to bring your daughter to her pediatrician. However, one flesh colored umbilicated bumps come to my mind is: molluscum contagiosum. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my anus, what is the cause and what drug can I use?

I have a bump in my anus, what is the cause and what drug can I use?

Evaluation needed: This bump could be as simple and common as a hemorrhoid, or it could be something less common like an anal cancer. Your family doctor can examine you and decide if it needs to looked at by a surgeon. ...Read more

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Does syphilis always look like a bump, or can it cause different diseases?

Does syphilis always look like a bump, or can it cause different diseases?

Many symptoms: You get syphilis through unsafe sex. It can cause a painless ulcer on your genitals. But it can also cause a rash, fever, large lymph nodes, many other symptoms. It can also lead to other more serious complications. If you think you may have a sti, get tested! ...Read more

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Hello. I would like to know if picking old scabs can cause them to heal like a smooth bump?

Hello. I would like to know if picking old scabs can cause them to heal like a smooth bump?

Leave scabs alone: Constantly picking old scabs while a wound is healing will cause increased granulation or additional tissue to form increasing the scar. ...Read more

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I'm growing dark hard bumps in my inner thighs that goes away and comes back, what causes this?

I'm growing dark hard bumps in my inner thighs that goes away and comes back, what causes this?

Intertrigo: Dark bumps in the groin is usually caused by intertrigo, it can be intermittnet, the cause can be bacterial, fungal, yeast or inflammation, can also be due to contact irritation or eczyma, can also be from multiple boils
For diagnosis you need examination by medical professional and possibly swabs, so you get the correct treatment ...Read more

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Lately every time I bump into something or get touched it hurts really bad send some pains down my body. What could cause this?

Lately every time I bump into something or get touched it hurts really bad send some pains down my body. What could cause this?

See a physician: There are many and various illnesses which could cause such a bad symptoms. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: call your physician for appointment and get a physical, labs and imaging (if needed). Take good care. Do not procrastinate. ...Read more

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I have a small painless bump above my anus. Overall it doesn't hurt but can cause discomfort when I press it. What can this be?

I have a small painless bump above my anus. Overall it doesn't hurt but can cause discomfort when I press it. What can this be?

Hard to say: Without seeing it, but many people have small skin tags in this area or even hemorrhoids that are completely covered by skin so they look just like a skin bump. You can try sitting in warm water (or applying a warm compress) and see if it goes away. Don't mess with it. If it does get more painful or larger or drains, see a clinician. ...Read more

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I have a small painless bump on the left side of my neck, what could this be? Had it for a long time but never caused me any pain/discomfort

This: This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination. It could be many things including a cyst, a lipoma, a lymph node, a skin cancer, a benign skin growth, or many other possibilities. Take a look at a picture of a cyst and the different skin cancers at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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My son has these bumps that he keeps getting and he always gets them in the summer time they cause him pain and they itch what could they be?

My son has these bumps that he keeps getting and he always gets them in the summer time they cause him pain and they itch what could they be?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Asking why am having painless bumps on the inside of the cheeks. They come and go. Got white small lining on the cheeks too. What may be the cause?

Asking why am having painless bumps on the inside of the cheeks. They come and go. Got white small lining on the cheeks too. What may be the cause?

Normal, maybe: Not to worry. Normal salivary glands and whitening of tissue along the cheek where your top and bottom teeth come together (linea alba). More pronounced if you chew your cheek or suck it in between the teeth. If the white lining has a pattern that looks like roots of a plant, you may be seeing "striae of Wickham" which is sign of Lichen Planus. If so, see the Dentist. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I had an LP several months ago. When the site is pressed, I experience an odd but intense pain. My husband said he feels an odd bump there. Causes?

I had an LP several months ago. When the site is pressed, I experience an odd but intense pain. My husband said he feels an odd bump there. Causes?

Best to get seen: Diagnosis of such a symptom requires an examination, & is outside the scope of HealthTap.

Generally, whenever there has been disruption to tissues from any cause, even a planned procedure performed correctly, there is the possibility of scar tissue. This can cause a 'bump' to be felt in the area affected, typically painless.

Pain over the spinal cord months after an LP - please get seen ASAP. ...Read more