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Doctor insights on: Causes Of A Bump Under The Skin

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What do bumps on the head mean?

What do bumps on the head mean?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, 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 does a bump on your head mean?

What does a bump on your head mean?

Could mean: Many things... Did you hit your head? This could mean swelling or bruising under the skin. Is is a rubbery bump that can move? That could be a lipoma, or fat accumulation. It could also be a lymph node. Please see a doctor for a full history and exam. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What do rising bumps on the skin means?

What do rising bumps on the skin means?

Medical eval: 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 does it mean to have small bumps scattered on your head and having them itch?

What does it mean to have small bumps scattered on your head and having them itch?

Hard to tell.: Folliculitis? Contact dermatitis? Shingles? Hard to tell by just that description. A consultation, either with us or locally, would help us to better determine what may be going on. ...Read more

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What are bumps on anus skin mean?

What are bumps on anus skin mean?

I don't know?: Hemorrhoids? Anal warts? 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 does 2 bumps on head of penis mean?

What does 2 bumps on head of penis mean?

Possible irritation: Small bumps on the head of the penis, especially in an uncircumcised male, most often either a normal variation or minor self-limiting irritation that resolves with good mild soap and water hygiene and avoidance of local irritants. Less often due to a bacterial or fungal/yeast infection - most commonly in diabetics and associated with redness, whitish discharge, and discomfort which may require rx. ...Read more

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What do pus filled bumps on the head and body mean?

What do pus filled bumps on the head and body mean?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What do pus filled bumps mean on the head and body?

What do pus filled bumps mean on the head and body?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have these small white and skin colored bumps?

What does it mean if I have these small white and skin colored bumps?

SKIN COLORED BUMPS: WHERE ARE THEY LOCATED?
HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN GOING ON?
DO THEY ITCH?
DO THEY HURT?
DO THEY BURN?
SEE YOUR DERMATOLOGIST ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have bumps all over your skin and it itches?

May be hives: You may be having an allergic reaction. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and get treatment. It may also be bug bites. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a reoccurring scab like bump that comes up in your head?

What does it mean when you have a reoccurring scab like bump that comes up in your head?

Sun damage scalp: Most likely sun damage caused a lesion called actinic keratosis. This is a benign lesion but should be evaluated by a doctor to ensure that this is not an early skin cancer ...Read more

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I have bumps under my skin that burn what does that mean I have had them for about 14 years?

I have bumps under my skin that burn what does that mean I have had them for about 14 years?

Difficult: Skin problems very difficult without the aid of vision. One thing is certain, if you have had this for 14 years there is no health threat. Dependent upon your degree of discomfort, you may wish to show these to your pcp. ...Read more

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I have two bumps on the back my head, it has been here since I can remember. Don't hurt, no irritation, nothing. What does this mean.?

I have two bumps on the back my head, it has been here since I can remember. Don't hurt, no irritation, nothing. What does this mean.?

Exostoses: If these have been present for years, are bony hard and show no growth, pain or tenderness, they may be boney growths (exostoses) of the skull and these are benign. However it's best to have your Physician examine them and advise you. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I am itchy and I scratch then these big bumps and small bumps rises above my skin? I have a picture how do I send it to you?

What does it mean when I am itchy and I scratch then these big bumps and small bumps rises above my skin? I have a picture how do I send it to you?

Hypersensitivity: Your skin is in a state of hypersensitivity to pressures on it causing hivelike swellings and angioedema reactions. There is something of an allergic reaction causing this hypersensitivity. Taking antihistamines like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin (loratadine) may help. See an allergist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does tiny bumps around your penis head mean?

What does tiny bumps around your penis head mean?

Pearly papules: Look on the internet for "pearly penile papules" and see if this is you. They're a normal variant and some men consider them a plus. If they bother you / her, you can have them removed with a laser. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a straight line with itchy bumps on my skin?

Bug bites: If it is not a bug bite and it is a rash, it may be from scratching that it is symetrical and in a line formation. If it is worrisome see your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have itchy bumps on the skin of your clitoris?

What does it mean when you have itchy bumps on the skin of your clitoris?

Manymany causes: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is probably eczema. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a bump on the top of my penis the same color as my skin?

What does it mean if I have a bump on the top of my penis the same color as my skin?

Penis bump: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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My left testicle has little bumps on it, and its more sensitive then the right side, and I have a lot more loose skin what does it mean?

My left testicle has little bumps on it, and its more sensitive then the right side, and I have a lot more loose skin what does it mean?

Needs to be checked: We can not say what is causing these bumps without looking at it
so I suggest you get it checked by your family doctor to find out what is causing your symptoms
ask your parents to take you to your pediatrician to get it checked. ...Read more

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Eczema outbreaks ranges from dry/weepy bumps, skin lesions, flakes/dry scales (in one outbreak). Does this mean I have more than one kind of eczema?

Eczema outbreaks ranges from dry/weepy bumps, skin lesions, flakes/dry scales (in one outbreak). Does this mean I have more than one kind of eczema?

Not necessarily: These are common manifestations of eczema. The key to recovery is that you treat the cause. That eliminates most of the need for symptomatic medicines like steroid creams etc. To learn more about treating the cause please visit us at www. Ehacstl. Mostly eczema is environmental like inhalants such as dust molds pollens and hidden food allergy. there is no need for you to suffer ...Read more

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How big a bump means something from skin test for tuberculosis?

How big a bump means something from skin test for tuberculosis?

Depends: If you are immune compromised or a child, a bump greater than 5mm in diameter is significant. Otherwise, a bump greater than 10mm in diameter is considered significant. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there's a bump behind your ear and under the skin?

Uncertain: It might be a swollen lymph node or a cyst. Examination would be needed to provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Teen hit her head. Has a tennis ball sized bump on forehead that is squishy. What does the squishness mean?

Teen hit her head. Has a tennis ball sized bump on forehead that is squishy. What does the squishness mean?

Blood pocket: This indicated that bleeding from the injury has formed a blood pocket in the location. It will usually reach a peak size and stop bleeding due to the pressure formed I the pocket. Within a day or more there may be migration of the breakdown products of the blood, producing a black eye. There can also be a hard lump form in the area that last months from calcium buildup. ...Read more

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I have acne bumps that never come to the surface of my skin. (all over my forehead) what does that mean. How can it be fixed?

I have acne bumps that never come to the surface of my skin. (all over my forehead) what does that mean. How can it be fixed?

Acne: If these acne bumps are red and tender, they could be what is called cystic acne. If you have not seen a doctor for your acne, I would recommend that you do. There are many remedies for acne and your doctor may want to refer you to a dermatitis. ...Read more