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What is a small skin growth under my arm pit with black dot inside?

What is a small skin growth under my arm pit with black dot inside?

Cyst?: This could be large blackhead from cyst. This is easily removable with minor in office procedure so that it does not recur. ...Read more

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Skin Tags (Definition)

Skin tags (acrochordons) are soft outpouchings of skin that may be caused by skin friction. They may grown under the arms or breasts & on neck, ...Read more


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There is a rash at the bass of my arm pitt and one on my back. The rash is small.Each bump has a black dot. It's inflammed and has a burning sensation?

There is a rash at the bass of my arm pitt and one on my back. The rash is small.Each bump has a black dot. It's inflammed and has a burning sensation?

Glands: Hi Sorry to hear you've been dealing with rash issues. There are glands under the arm pit that can commonly become clogged and become infected. We have larger glands there that you wouldn't find elsewhere, like say your forearm. If you shave, it is also common to get ingrown hairs. Usually these issues are self resolving. More info: http://wb.md/2pAk5BC Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Itchy bumps or some times just really itchy. Managed to pick what looked like what i thought was small flakes of dry skin but looked closer and looked more like skin tags just super tiny. Found some on side of rib cage close to the arm pit, inner thy, an

Itchy bumps or some times just really itchy. Managed to pick what looked like what i thought was small flakes of dry skin but looked closer and looked more like skin tags just super tiny. Found some on side of rib cage close to the arm pit,  inner thy, an

Skin Tags: Skin tags are an outgrowth of normal skin and occur in ~25% of adults. Incidence increases with age. Skin tags usually occur in areas where there is increased friction (armpits, neck, groin/inner thigh regions). Treatment with excision of lesions with scissors. Larger lesions may require suturing. Can also try cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen or electrodesiccation. ...Read more

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I also had a small black dot on my tongue. It was the size of a pin head. It's gone today. I don't smoke, drink, use drugs nor have i been ill.?

I also had a small black dot on my tongue.  It was the size of a pin head.  It's gone today.  I don't smoke, drink, use drugs nor have i been ill.?

Hard to say: If you're not having any symptoms now, it's hard to say what may have caused your symptom. It could have been some trauma or something you ate/drank, or something that came into contact with your tongue. ...Read more

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I have a small spot under my armpit, but it's got painful the spot is only like a pimple however it has a small black dot on it, what could it be?

I have a small spot under my armpit, but it's got painful the spot is only like a pimple however it has a small black dot on it, what could it be?

Abscess/folliculitis: Most women shave their arm pits. Occasionally bacteria gets imbedded under the skin or in the hair follicules of the arm pits. Your description sounds like you may have an infected area with a blackhead on the surface. You may try hot compresses to the area and antibacterial soap and water wash 3 times per day. If no improvement in 2-3 days, see your MD for possible antibiotics or drain abscess. ...Read more

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I have a small lump apeared on the top of the shafts just under the head it has a little black dot in it?

I have a small lump apeared on the top of the shafts just under the head it has a little black dot in it?

Penile pimple: is it tender painful, red ? may be folliculitis consider some bacitracin or better mupirocin ( which requires a prescription), wear loose underwear, wash 2 x a day with soap and water avoid hot tubs. May also be beginning pearly papules or Fordyce spots , though they are usually not with a black dot. f/u with doc/ urgent care http://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2013/may/penile-appearance/ ...Read more