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Last week noticed tiny white bump on upper edge of left iris. Now there are 3. No pain, but a little redness above them. Concern?

Last week noticed tiny white bump on upper edge of left iris. Now there are 3. No pain, but a little redness above them. Concern?

Bumps on iris: Would seek medical attention at doc/ urgent care/ optometrist . May be infectious vs inflammatory ( antibiotics versus topical steroids) and should be followed up w/in 48 hours ...Read more

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I have a sore white bump under my skin on my finger tip and there's redness around it. It is painful to touch?

I have a sore white bump under my skin on my finger tip and there's redness around it. It is painful to touch?

WHAT'S YOUR QUESTION: MY QUESTIONS ARE: HOW OLD ARE YOU? HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN THERE? WHICH FINGERTIP? WHAT DO YOU DO FOR A LIVING? HOBBIES? SINCE I CANNOT SEE YOUR PROBLEM, DO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST SOON. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Pt has white bump with redness around it in a ring shape. States that it itches only in center. There is minimal swelling and area is not scaled. Started itching yesterday thought it was mosquito bite. Noticed red ring today. Pt is working at a camp so

Pt  has white bump with redness around it in a ring shape. States that it itches only in center. There is minimal swelling and area is not scaled.  Started itching yesterday thought it was mosquito bite. Noticed red ring today. Pt is working at a camp so

Need more info: Your question got truncated so I'll answer the best I can. In short, without more info it is hard to advise. It sounds like a bite of some kind but the cause is often impossible to determine. The treatment, if any, is often determined by what is possible in the area/season where it occurred. This time of year in the US, tick-born illness should be considered. ...Read more

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I have this red and white bump on my water eye led what is it?

I have this red and white bump on my water eye led what is it?

Need to see it: There could be several possibilities. Does it hurt/itch? Is your vision affected? When did it start and is it growing or changing? Need more info to diagnose properly. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on my inner lip. It has a white tip and at the bottom its has a red ring around it.

I have a white bump on my inner lip. It has a white tip and at the bottom its has a red ring around it.

Duration? Symptoms?: Need more information and a photograph to help. Location, duration, symptoms, size and time of onset are important to know. See your dentist for identification. S/he can biopsy it if the lesion is not clinically identifiable. ...Read more

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Hi. I am a bit worried. My upper gums are a bit swollen and red and on my upper gum on the left side is a very tiny tiny white bump. is this bad?

Hi. I am a bit worried. My upper gums are a bit swollen and red and on my upper gum on the left side is a very tiny tiny white bump. is this bad?

Gingivitis?: If you noticed a swelling, infected gums or frequent bleeding gums, it may be a sign that you are at risk for or already have gum disease. Gingivitis is a serious problem, which should be diagnosed professionally by a dentist. Do not delay, call a dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a small red/white bump above my lip and it hurts when i touch it... what is it, and how do i get rid of it?

I have a small red/white bump above my lip and it hurts when i touch it... what is it, and how do i get rid of it?

I would have to see: it, it could be a pimple/cyst, or infection. see dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What started as a lil white bump on the corner of my mouth has turned into a big red bump with what looks like two or three white heads on it.

What started as a lil white bump on the corner of my mouth has turned into a big red bump with what looks like two or three white heads on it.

Infection: JeffM838, Sounds like a minor skin infection that has developed into what is known as a carbuncle - an infection larger than a boil with several openings for discharge of pus. This may require antibiotic treatment. I would see your medical provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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