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What type of bite looks like a little hole in your skin?

What type of bite looks like a little hole in your skin?

Various bugs if itch: Various bugs can leave a tiny, almost invisible, hole in the skin. The bite area should be a bit raised, into a welt. It should be itchy and a little reddened. If there is a tiny hole in the skin with no reaction around it, it may just be a skin pore plugged with a comedone (a clump of old skin cells), which is fairly common and is one of the causes of acne. ...Read more

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I have tapping feeling in my left ear like morse code typing and I wake up with pain in the front part of my head in the morning.

I have tapping feeling in my left ear like morse code typing and I wake up with pain in the front part of my head in the morning.

Need exam: Your "morse code" and head pain may be due to eustachian tube and sinus dysfunction due to allergy. If so, Afrin nasal spray at night may help. Also, depression and emotional distress may be due to hypothyroidism.
Allergies also more likely with hypothyroidism. See book, Hypothyroidism, the Unsuspected Illness by Broda Barnes, MD. A little thyroid may help many of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Will looking down at your Phone all the time result in forward head posture? I feel my head looks a little bit forward now.

Will looking down at your Phone all the time result in forward head posture? I feel my head looks a little bit forward now.

Slouching: Slouching at your computer, desk, or smart phone for prolonged periods can get you in the habit of slouching or walking with round shoulders. This poor posture is something you must avoid as it can become a lifetime habit and presents a negative image to others. ...Read more

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What is wrong with the skin on my friends neck? My friend has what looks like a small circular rash on the side or back of his neck. He has had it for over six months and the little rash is a little bit red or even pink and it is always irritating him, it

What is wrong with the skin on my friends neck? My friend has what looks like a small circular rash on the side or back of his neck. He has had it for over six months and the little rash is a little bit red or even pink and it is always irritating him, it

It: It sounds like a fungal rash (tinea corporis). Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream; Clotrimazole twice a day is a good choice. If there is no improvenment in 1-2 weeks then Hydrocortisone up to four times a day may work if it is a dermatitis or an eczematous rash. If that does not work encourage your friend to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the bump on the inside of my upper thigh, pretty high up, under the skin? Doesn't hurt, now a small bump (looks like a bite) above the skin.

What is the bump on the inside of my upper thigh, pretty high up, under the skin? Doesn't hurt, now a small bump (looks like a bite) above the skin.

A bump on the: Skin could be benign or worrisome. Sounds like your bump is resolving on its own. Observe for now. Take pictures to see the progress of the " bump". If getting bigger, red, tender, pussy and febrile- you will need to see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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I have chicken type skin its like small small red, brown color, dot dots in my upperarms n thigh. Looks ugly n I think its hereditary. Give me solution?

I have chicken type skin its like small small red, brown color, dot dots in my upperarms n thigh. Looks ugly n I think its hereditary. Give me solution?

Keratosis pilaris!: Check it out on wikepedia. There info is wrong. It associated with chronic sinusitis. Have your doc get sinus x-rays. May not disappear with antibiotics if you have obstruction! ...Read more

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I have a bite on the back of my knee that has been there for a week. It has a small bump that looks like a mosquito bite but the skin is red around it?

I have a bite on the back of my knee that has been there for a week. It has a small bump that looks like a mosquito bite but the skin is red around it?

Likely infection: An insect bite that is red is likely infected which commonly happens because the skin now had an opening to the outside world. This is called cellulitis. Antibiotic ointment on it twice a day and keeping it clean can help it heal, and seeing a doctor if it gets more painful, redder, or swollen. ...Read more

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I have swelling under my left eye, it looks like a mosquito bite, it doesn't hurt or itch and sometimes it looks like the skin its a little rough.

See doctor: A persistent lesion with skin change could possibly be an early cancer, so please see your doctor. He or she might recommend a biopsy or dermatologist consultation if the appearance is concerning, or may be able to reassure you if there is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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I found a small bump inside my vagina. It's not a bump, looks more like a pink skin tag and it moves but burns a little bit. No pain/itch no odor?

I found a small bump inside my vagina. It's not a bump, looks more like a pink skin tag and it moves but burns a little bit. No pain/itch no odor?

Papilloma: This maybe a papilloma which is a viral venereal wart. Have yourself examined now.
Could also be a benign inflammatory mucus membrane granuloma. See your pcp or ob-gyn doc. Don't mess around with this. ...Read more

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Body itching all over. Started on hands & feet. Now all over. Have little skin colored looks like little mosquito bites coming up. What could it be?

Body itching all over. Started on hands & feet. Now all over. Have little skin colored looks like little mosquito bites coming up. What could it be?

Allergy/reaction: Such a skin reaction can be related to taking a new medication, using a new soap, or other allergy. A bacterial infection is possible but less likely. Best to seek professional help with your primary physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Just under penis head/on shaft, looks like a small water blister the skin tears a bit not bleeding, neg herpes test, treated for balanitis w/no change?

Doubt herpes or STD: It's impossible to guess about the cause of this, but I agree this doesn't sound like herpes or any other STD. The large majority of genital skin problems aren't STDs. The doctor or clinic treating your balanitis is by far in the best position to figure this out and give reliable advice. Good luck with it. ...Read more

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I have what looks like a small wart/pimple on the inside of my eyelid, its the same size as that thin line of skin below the eyelashes. Itches a bit.

I have what looks like a small wart/pimple on the inside of my eyelid, its the same size as that thin line of skin below the eyelashes. Itches a bit.

It sounds like it: Could be a stye or hordeolum. You can try applying warm compresses to the area a few times/day and if it is not improving or if it is enlarging, you should have your doctor take a look. ...Read more