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Does the red, dry, bumpy spot on the back of my 3 month old sons head need attention? I noticed a red circle about the size f of a quarter on the back of my 3 month olds head after his 2 month check up. It stays dry, and it it raised a bit and it's seems

Does the red, dry, bumpy spot on the back of my 3 month old sons head need attention? I noticed a red circle about the size f of a quarter on the back of my 3 month olds head after his 2 month check up. It stays dry, and it it raised a bit and it's seems

Difficult: Difficult to tell without a clinical examination, but possibilities include ringworm of the scalp, eczema, psoriasis, and other...I would recommend you see a dermatologist for evaluation. Read more about these possibilities at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have a small white raised spot on the head of my penis. Its not itchy or sore. What coukd it be?

I have a small white raised spot on the head of my penis. Its not itchy or sore. What coukd it be?

A wart?: Particularly if you mean the skin tone referred to as "white, " but may be even if looking like snow-white. No pain/itch can go with that as well. Should get it checked in case you are at risk of sharing it, or if anything else may have been shared with you! (be safe, use condoms!). ...Read more

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What could this small, dry, slightly raised, red, painless spot on head of penis be?

What could this small, dry, slightly raised, red, painless spot on head of penis be?

Here are some...: Without a direct look, it is hard to tell what it may be although it could be related to long tight foreskin or rare penile psoriasis. How sort these out correctly? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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I got different shaped red spot on my penis head and u can barely tell the skin is raised but they do NOT hurt or itch or nothing just looks ugly thnx?

I got different shaped red spot on my penis head and u can barely tell the skin is raised but they do NOT hurt or itch or nothing just looks ugly thnx?

Get checked.: If you have new bumps on your penis, get checked, it might be nothing or it could be genital warts or other things, but it's impossible to be sure without an examination. Always use protection. ...Read more

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I had a boil in November on the lower back of my head, bad-smelling clear pus came out when I squeezed it, then it healed. Now I have a reddish raised bump in that spot. What could this be/what should be done, if anything?

I had a boil in November on the lower back of my head, bad-smelling clear pus came out when I squeezed it, then it healed. Now I have a reddish raised bump in that spot. What could this be/what should be done, if anything?

Skin care: 60 year old gentleman with history of a skin infection versus cyst. You should visit a dermatologist in the office to examine your skin. It is possible that this is a self-limited skin infection or infected follicle or it could be a sebaceous cyst which has lining that will elaborate keratinous grummus until that lining is scraped. Your dermatologist will be able to evaluate this for you. ...Read more

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I have a small raised white bump just under penis head which is painless is this a fordyce spot?

I have a small raised white bump just under penis head which is painless is this a fordyce spot?

See a doctor: Fordyce spots, also known as Fordyce's spots, Fordyce granules or Sebaceous Prominence, are small raised, pale red, yellow-white or skin-colored bumps or spots that appear on the shaft of the penis, the labia, scrotum, or the vermilion border of the lips of a person's face. They can also be found on the foreskin of the penis (called Tyson's glands). (courtesy of MNT Knowledge Center)
see a doctor. ...Read more

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Brownish spot on toddler scalp front of head. Seems to have grown within last couple days. It doesn't look perfectly round like a mole. Raised skin?

Brownish spot on toddler scalp front of head. Seems to have grown within last couple days. It doesn't look perfectly round like a mole. Raised skin?

Brownish spot: The brownish spot may be due to a patch of cradle cap or seborrhoea. Have your doctor to confirm disgnosis ...Read more

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Sorry asked earlier but want to clarify. 6yr old with 5mm raised mole pin head size dark spot on mole. No change over one month. Hair in mole (4 or 5). Mole present for yrs. Any cause to worry?

Sorry asked earlier but want to clarify. 6yr old with 5mm raised mole pin head size dark spot on mole. No change over one month. Hair in mole (4 or 5). Mole present for yrs. Any cause to worry?

Mole: Hairs are often found in congenital nevi (birth marks). The fact that it is two toned (brown with a tiny black area) warrants an examination by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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On my for arm there's a raised red spot that has a dark head and hurts really bad its red swollen has a head hurts and is really hard

On my for arm there's a raised red spot that has a dark head and hurts really bad its red swollen has a head hurts and is really hard

See skin MD: I can't tell you exactly what you have. How long has it been there, has it enlarged, has it bled, are all important bits of information. Depending on these factors it could be an insect or tick bite, some kind of foreign body injury, or a skin tumor (benign or malignant). You should see a dermatologist asap to find out. This may require a biopsy or total removal for pathology examination. ...Read more

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I notice like 4 bumps like Fordyce spot close to mu penis head urinary spot, what can itbe? No itchy, little and raised skin, no color changes

I notice like 4 bumps like Fordyce spot close to mu penis head urinary spot, what can itbe? No itchy, little and raised skin, no color changes

PPP: Pearly penile papules, sometimes called tyson's glands. Can come and go, be more prominent at times than others. They are benign, normal and no need for concern. Most prominent in uncircumcised penises. You can always take and send a picture for our review ; confirmation. It would not be sexting ; would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. ...Read more

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Just noticed a new, very small, slightly raised spot that looks like a freckle that appeared overnight. I just tried new skin care, could this be why?

Just noticed a new, very small, slightly raised spot that looks like a freckle that appeared overnight. I just tried new skin care, could this be why?

No: That raised bright red spot with sharp margins likely would have happened anyway & will lead to a freckle. You will probably see others as well. If you still have concerns, send us a picture, or see a clinician locally. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Sir I ave white circular raised spot/marks on my face. How to remove them?

Sir I ave white circular raised spot/marks on my face. How to remove them?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. These are probably stucco keratoses. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have some raised spots on the head of the penis?

Is it normal to have some raised spots on the head of the penis?

Yes: Many men have a ring of small pin head size lumps all arround the glans penis. These are papillae, actually nerve endings, these are normal. It is not a disease. I have seen many men come to my office thinking these are warts. They donot need to be removed and should not be removed. Zk. ...Read more

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Is a 7 month old babies soft spot on top of their head noticeable when their hair is wet?

Is a 7 month old babies soft spot on top of their head noticeable when their hair is wet?

Anterior fontanelle: Should be easy to feel by gently touching with the soft part of the fingertips whether wet or dry. It usually closes at around a year of age, but the timing is quite variable. ...Read more

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I've got a spot on my nose that I've had for a few months, it is not read but is raised and large-ish, what is it?!

I've got a spot on my nose that I've had for a few months, it is not read but is raised and large-ish, what is it?!

Could be anything: Dermatological conditions are best seen or photographed. So it's difficult to say without much more detail. It could be a wart, pimple, blackhead, mole, etc. ...Read more

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I have a mole-like colored spot that showed up on my face overnight. It is not raised and is not evenly colored. Should I be concerned?

I have a mole-like colored spot that showed up on my face overnight. It is not raised and is not evenly colored. Should I be concerned?

Too fast: Do you mean literally overnight? I cannot imagine a mole developing that fast. I can tell you are worried. Best would be to have a doctor look at it and advise you. ...Read more

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Sudden red spot on my back, skin is raised but not itchy?

See a dermatologist: Dermatology, or the examination of skin is predominantly visual. There are many diagnoses that can be a red mark on the skin. Often times if it is not clear clinically the dermatologist will take a biopsy to aid in the diagnosis. Therefore, it is important to have that lesion examined. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a red slightly raised red spot that has appeared on cheek about a week ago and is not improving?

Hello, I have a red slightly raised red spot that has appeared on cheek about a week ago and is not improving?

Red spot: This is very hard to answer without seeing it. Is it painful? Appear as a pimple? An ingrown hair? Mole evolving? Can you send a picture and describe it in more detail? ...Read more

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My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up.?

My daughter had pointed out these reddish purple spots on the back of my head that were never there before. Not itchy or raised up.?

Mgt: It may be a contact dermatitis, if it spreads or is associated with other symptoms, medication may be needed. In the meantime, wash the area with a hypoallergenic soap such as Dove. ...Read more

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I have a slightly raised light brown spot on my forehead... it looks like an age spot? What's the formal name for those? Aren't I too young for that?

I have a slightly raised light brown spot on my forehead... it looks like an age spot? What's the formal name for those? Aren't I too young for that?

Brown spot forehead: Without a posted photo my best response is to see in person a dermatologist. The diagnosis could be just a colored nevus, a keratosis, or worse... Get this looked at! ...Read more

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Pink raised spot on chin for like 4 years. It gets itchy. Appearance changed overnight. Hard lump underneath it and skin around it looks discoloured?

Pink raised spot on chin for like 4 years. It gets itchy. Appearance changed overnight. Hard lump underneath it and skin around it looks discoloured?

Bacteria on skin: In some cases, scratching an itchy rash, insect bite or other skin irritation can cause a skin break. Sometimes this allows, the normal bacteria on our skin or bacteria from the nails to penetrate the skin layers and cause slight infection. Skin Irritation or infection may result in hardening or changes in the color of the skin. New changes or bothersome changes should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a red spot on my left testicle skin. It's raised and feels weird when I touche it. What could it be?

Hi, I have a red spot on my left testicle skin. It's raised and feels weird when I touche it. What could it be?

Must be seen by uro: The red spots on the scrotum are usually small hemangiomas (collection of blood vessels), they can bleed with friction from under clothing. Small warts, small mole or skin tags are a possibility, I would suggest that you should see a urologist or a dermotologist. ...Read more

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I have a raised symmetrical brown mole with a black spot that feels dry. Should I be concerned? Idk how long I’ve had it.

I have a raised symmetrical brown mole with a black spot that feels dry. Should I be concerned? Idk how long I’ve had it.

Mole: Probably benign nevus. Concern if expanding, bleeding, irregular edges. See dermatologist if you wish some more definitive answer. ...Read more

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I've had a hard, raised spot on the top of my foot for 2 years. It was the color of my skin but recently turned white. Should I be concerned?

I've had a hard, raised spot on the top of my foot for 2 years. It was the color of my skin but recently turned white. Should I be concerned?

Lost pigment: This means that you have lost the pigment cells. I'm not certain why and your best bet is to discuss with your physician about seeing a dermatologist. It may not be anything dangerous but at this point I can't tell you what I think it is ...Read more