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Hi What are the possible causes of a lump in the spine that itches which goes in an hr or so but comes randomly again anytime. Thanks.

Hi What are the possible causes of a lump in the spine that itches which goes in an hr or so but comes randomly again anytime. Thanks.

Lumps and bumps: Orthopedic surgeons have a standard work up for all lumps and bumps. Most likely it is a lipoma which is harmless however you should see your family doctor or orthopedic surgeon for appropriate imaging studies. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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My skin swells sometimes. Sometimes it itches other times it doesn't . The lumps/swells are usually numb and disappears after a while. What's this pls?

My skin swells sometimes. Sometimes it itches other times it doesn't . The lumps/swells are usually numb and disappears after a while. What's this pls?

Hives: Transient welts seem consistent with hives. Chronic hives of >6weeks duration deserve work up as it can be a sign of serious underlying disease. For potential causes: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/137362-overview#aw2aab6b2b3aa. A virtual consult to discuss triggers and treatment options can help. ...Read more

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I am having pain and itching around my anus. No bleeding.It itches and hurts when I use toilet or sit. I don't feel any lumps.

I am having pain and itching around my anus. No bleeding.It itches and hurts when I use toilet or sit. I don't feel any lumps.

Hemorrhoids: It sounds like you have hemorrhoids causing your symptoms, but the pain could be secondary to an anal fissure or even a perirectal abscess. See your doctor for a proper exam of the area if the symptoms persisit. ...Read more

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I Have These Bumps And Lumps On My Vagina And Some Of Them Often Have Fluid That Comes Out And Idk What It Is Its Painful Sometimes And It Itches?

I Have These Bumps And Lumps On My Vagina And Some Of Them Often Have Fluid That Comes Out And Idk What It Is Its Painful Sometimes And It Itches?

Get checked: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. This sounds like it might be a herpes outbreak so scheduling a visit is important. ...Read more

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After two weeks of oral surgery, my cheek is still swollen and I feel hard lumps on the lower part. It also itches outside. Help?

After two weeks of oral surgery, my cheek is still swollen and I feel hard lumps on the lower part. It also itches outside. Help?

What kind of surgery: Did you have teeth taken out? If so, it can take up to 6-8 weeks to completely heal. Did you have a one week folliow up? Did you have stitches? Were they supposed to come out on their own or were you to go back? Call the dentist who treated you and tell them you need a folliow up appointment. Good luck! ...Read more

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RT inside of nipple itches a lot. no pain, lumps, fever, very normal. Thick, off white, sticky discharge. lft nip discharge thin, white, not sticky.

RT inside of nipple itches a lot. no pain, lumps, fever, very normal. Thick, off white, sticky discharge. lft nip discharge thin, white, not sticky.

See an Ob/Gyn: I am assuming you are not pregnant. Nipple discharge usually indicates a problem that needs to be investigated. Bilateral discharge could indicate hormonal problem that can be treated. Breast tumor or pituitary tumor are also to be considered. A thorough work up by Ob/Gyn will find the cause to treat. ...Read more

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Skin rash, month now, skin itches, I scratch, at 1st little bumps would appear, now spreading with raised red lumps with little bumps too, sound like?

Skin rash, month now, skin itches, I scratch, at 1st little bumps would appear, now spreading with raised red lumps with little bumps too, sound like?

Dermograghism: See a dermatologist. Meanwhile you can take a daily antihistamine. The best one for this is Zyrtec. The generic, cetirizine, is just the same only cheaper. This is a physical urticaria, not allergy.When the skin is stroked, mast cells release histamine, causing itchy, elevated areas in the shape of the contact. Thus you can write messages on your skin. ...Read more

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