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What is this crusty lump on my scalp and why is it hurting?

What is this crusty lump on my scalp and why is it hurting?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What is this red bump on my sternum?

What is this red bump on my sternum?

Don't know. Maybe a: Cyst or a pimple. 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 could explain the random red spot on my arm and my arm is sore?

What could explain the random red spot on my arm and my arm is sore?

Skin infection: This can be a skin infection due to a minor injury or due to an infected bug/ spider bite. Would recommend you see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is this rash on my neck and under my breast?

What is this rash on my neck and under my breast?

Not enough info: Sometimes fungal infections can hide under rolls of fat but there isn't enough info to advise of the cause. Take care. ...Read more

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What is this rash on my inner arms?

What is this rash on my inner arms?

I don't know: Could be a reaction (allergic or irritant) to something you came in contact with. Could be due to a virus. Could be something else entirely. A dermatologist needs to look at it directly to give you a more precise answer. ...Read more

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What is this rash of cracked skin on my hand?

What is this rash of cracked skin on my hand?

Hand eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). The irritant nature of some chemicals means that hand eczema is particularly common in people with jobs involving cleaning, catering, . ...Read more

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What is this weird bump on my pinky?

What is this weird bump on my pinky?

Not enough info.: I am sorry, there simply is not enough information here to provide you with an informative response. If it has not resolved - recommend assessment by your physician. ...Read more

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I have a scaley skin on my right arm. What is it?

I have a scaley skin on my right arm.  What is it?

Sudden Scales: If it's located just in this one area in a patch-like fashion, it may be a form of eczema, which can also be itchy at times. If it is more diffuse and involves the entire arm as well as other areas in may be xerosis cutis or chronic dry skin. Areas of whitish scale with a bright red base and surrounding area is more consistent with psoriasis, a more severe chronic inflammatory skin condition. ...Read more

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I have a rash that looks like goosebumps and is very itchy on my back upper arms? What is this and is it contagious

I have a rash that looks like goosebumps and is very itchy  on my back upper arms? What is this and is it contagious

Goosebumps: You probably have a skin condition called keratosis pilaris which is a benign chronic condition. Treatment consists of moisturizing cream and, occasionally, Hydrocortisone cream. Once in a while, using an exfoliant may help. ...Read more

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What is bumps on my scalp that itches?

What is bumps on my scalp that itches?

Not sure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have this small rash on my right arm, what is it?

I have no idea: sorry to start with that answer but it is the hardest thing in tele medicine to diagnose a skin disorder unless there is a picture it could be a dry skin allergy reaction heat rash infection sun burn as you can see it could be any of the above either see your PCP or your dermatalogist or you can have face to face consult with one of our physician use hydrocortison crem from OTC and see ...Read more

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I have a red rash that is under my breast, around my arm at the shoulder, on my neck and my chest and seems like its spreading. What is it?

I have a red rash that is under my breast, around my arm at the shoulder, on my neck and my chest and seems like its spreading. What is it?

Rash: it is hard without seeing the rash to know what this is. The skin under the breast is moist and a good spot for fungal or bacterial infections to get started. You should go to your doctor and have him look at it. You may need antibiotics either orally or on the skin, or anti-inflamatory creams. ...Read more