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What could cause tender red bumps on your head?

What could cause tender red bumps on your head?

Infection: Infected hair follicles or the area surrounding the hairs can cause an inflammed tight sensation. If painful and extensive it requires oral antibiotics.Do not use occlusive hair products and disinfect or discard infected brushes and combs to prevent reinfection once cleared. ...Read more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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What are these small red bumps on my penis head? It seems to be turning into a sore.

What are these small red bumps on my penis head? It seems to be turning into a sore.

Get checked : It hard to say by description . Best to be on the safe side.. get checked by doctor for possible STD. ...Read more

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I have had an itchy scalp for a month. More around the nape of head. No lice. I also have small red bumps that are tender to touch. What could or be?

I have had an itchy scalp for a month. More around the nape of head. No lice. I also have small red bumps that are tender to touch. What could or be?

Get checked out: Sounds like you may have folliculitis (an inflammation / infection of the hair follicles) or seborrheic dermatitis. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Both conditions respond well to treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause clusters of small painless but tender red bumps with dried skin and a shiny appearance on a penis.

What would cause clusters of small painless but tender red bumps with dried skin and a shiny appearance on a penis.

Bumps on penis: The bumps may be ingrown hairs, pimples, or warts, they may also be due to an std. So, it may be minor/normal or a bit more involved. In any case your doc can determine what it is and treat it. Dark damp places can make all of this worse. The very best to you. ...Read more

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I have dandruff on my scalp and small red bumps. Head and shoulder hasn't cleared this problem up. What is the cause of my scalp issue?

I have dandruff on my scalp and small red bumps. Head and shoulder hasn't cleared this problem up. What is the cause of my scalp issue?

Seborrhea?: This may well be a case of seborrheic dermatitis. The head and shouders may not help. You might want to try some selsun to see if that will help. If not call your doc for appt and advice. ...Read more

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For the last few days I have had sore throat, I have found red bumps around my tonsils. What could this be caused by?

For the last few days I have had sore throat, I have found red bumps around my tonsils. What could this be caused by?

Sore throat.: This is a possible case of an bacterial infection of your throat including the tonsils. I recommend you see your health care provider for diagnosis and maybe treatment. They may also want to culture your throat. ...Read more

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What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.

What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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What would cause small red bumps on my hands that turn into sores then break and ooze. Very sore.?

What would cause small red bumps on my hands that turn into sores then break and ooze. Very sore.?

Dyshidrosis : There could be many causes for this from an infection from a bacteria or fungus to a condidion called dyshidrosis where we get tender sometimes itchy bumps on the sides of the fingers and the palms. You would need to have it checked by your dermatologist. ...Read more