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Where do goose bumbs come from?

Where do goose bumbs come from?

Chill Spill Factor: We all have tiny hairs on our skin. When we're cold or feeling something strongly, the little muscles around the base of the hairs pull, bunch up the skin & form "goosebumps." the strong feelings can be fear, an intense memory, listening to moving music, anything that makes your passion/feelings spill. ...Read more

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Bumb on ball been there 3+ hurts when pushed ?

Bumb on ball been there 3+ hurts when pushed ?

Cyst: Without examination and good medical history, we would just entertain the diagnosis of the common benign conditions like hair follicle infection, sebaceous cyst, varicocele and hernia. ...Read more

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It is good to bumb the pinis every day?

It is good to bumb the pinis every day?

?: Is this a serious question? If so, I would suggest that if there were any negative medical ramifications from however you "bump your penis everyday" they would be obvious enough that you wouldn't need to ask. If this is slang for masturbation, it is your body - enjoy it as you wish. ...Read more

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Bumb on wrist, it moves, it hurts and it wont go away. What is it?

Bumb on wrist, it moves, it hurts and it wont go away. What is it?

Ganglion: It could be anytihng but a ganglion attached to the tendon can be present and is a common issue. As it hurts get evaluated, most ganglions do not casue pain. You may also have tenosynovitis or inflammatory tissue over the tendons and due to your age it should be evaluated any prior joint issues should be noted too. ...Read more

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I have a small visible hard red bumb on my vag and it hurts to touch what could it be?

I have a small visible hard red bumb on my vag and it hurts to touch what could it be?

Several things: This could be an ingrown hair, infected sebaceous cyst or inflamed lymph node. Most likely this is not serious but could develop into an abscess (collection of infection) that could get large and serious. You may apply warm moist compresses to the area until you can get into your physician. ...Read more

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My Brother age 4. Has a red bumb on his head after he fell of his bicycle. Should i take him to the docter?

My Brother age 4. Has a red bumb on his head after he fell of his bicycle. Should i take him to the docter?

Yes: To be in the safe side. Likely nothing, but wise to have doc take a look at him. Please get him a helmet too along with elbow and knee guards and make him wear them. Put ice on his "red spot" few times a day for 5-15 minutes at a time. ...Read more

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Am 38 yrs old and iam having goose bumbs on my head ? it hurts when i barb my hair bt aside that no other problem

Am 38 yrs old and iam having goose bumbs on my head ? it hurts when i barb my hair bt aside that no other problem

Scalp: You may be experiencing a skin reaction affecting your scalp. I recommend that a dermatologist examine and advise you. If no pathology is found, consult a skilled beautician about the status of your hair and the kind of products you use on your hair and get personal advice about your hair care. ...Read more

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Bumb under arm with black smelly stuff coming out?

Bumb under arm with black smelly stuff coming out?

Possible cyst: Based on this it seems like it could be a sebaceous cyst which is a benign lesion caused by accumulation of sebum. It usually grows larger and may need excision. Other possibilities are infected hair follicle, boil, among others. If it hurts, gets red, continues having discharge, grows larger have your pcp or dermatologist take a look at it. ...Read more

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I am very scared to tell my mom that I have a bumb on my ball?

I am very scared to tell my mom that I have a bumb on my ball?

If you are a minor: - just get up the courage and tell her. It is important to have this checked medically. Take care. ...Read more

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I have this bumb underneath my adams apple do you know what it might be?

I have this bumb underneath my adams apple do you know what it might be?

Neck mass: See an ENT - head and neck specialist to diagnose your "bump". It could be a lymph node or a growth that needs immediate attention. ...Read more

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I have a single bumb bellow the shaft of my penis is this something to by worried about?

I have a single bumb bellow the shaft of my penis is this something to by worried about?

Could be: A bump around the penis could be a sign of a sexually transmitted infection. It would be a good idea to see a doctor to have this checked out. ...Read more

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I have a irregular bumb on the back of my neck/head and I've been getting unbarable headaches from it. What should I do?

I have a irregular bumb on the back of my neck/head and I've been getting unbarable headaches from it. What should I do?

See doctor: If you are getting significant headaches this must be evaluated. It is putting pressure on underlying tissue and needs sonogram, probable biopsy and even scan. ...Read more

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I have this red bumb on the bottomeyelid. It doesn't itch nor burn it. Before it just felt like something was in it to were it hurt to touch w/ is it?

I have this red bumb on the bottomeyelid. It doesn't itch nor burn it. Before it just felt like something was in it to were it hurt to touch w/ is it?

A stye: It is called a stye. It is like a pimple in the eyelid where the lash grows from. You can put a warm compress on it three times a day until cool. Do that until it drains. If it doesn't drain in a couple of weeks, then have it seen. Sometimes they need other treatment. ...Read more

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My Vignia itches so bad and my hymen ring itches badly time to time but there is this one bumb on my hymen ring at the bottom but doesn't bother me sh?

My Vignia itches so bad and my hymen ring itches badly time to time but there is this one bumb on my hymen ring at the bottom but doesn't bother me sh?

Incomplete question: When you submit a question, you need to provide enough background information for site docs to review & a question that reflects the info submitted.If you asked one it didn't make it into the site. This is not a chat room, so any question must be complete,We do not have access to any previous question or data you upload.Please start over. ...Read more

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Have a bumb that appeared monday on my arm right in the bend. Its painful and today a thick white puss just ozed out. It stopped but stlll hurt to tou?

Abscess: It seems like you have an abscess that had spontaneous drainage. Since the pain has continued you may see a doctor for possible complete drainage or antibiotics if indicated. ...Read more

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I have a stye in first two days it was painful but now the pain is gone but an ugly bumb and swelling is still there Help me to get out of this thanks?

I have a stye in first two days it was painful but now the pain is gone but an ugly bumb and swelling is still there Help me to get out of this thanks?

Stye: A stye is typically a clogged inner eyelid gland. Typically, they resolve with application of warm compresses 3-4 times a day. Resolution can take 2-3 weeks. If the stye is persistent past 3 weeks despite doing compresses or getting larger, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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My 3 week-old daughter developed a large bumb on the top-back part of her head. I was wondering what that may be? I haven't done anything to treat what she has because I have no clue what it may be.

My 3 week-old daughter developed a large bumb on the top-back part of her head. I was wondering what that may be? I haven't done anything to treat what she has because I have no clue what it may be.

Depending : Depending on the exact location, what it looks like or feels like, it could be many things such as: - a lymph node - an insect bite - bruise from a trauma - infected hair follicle - ringworm of the scalp - a cyst and those are just a few possibilities off the top of my head. If you are concerned or if it bothers her or is worsening, you should have her seen by her doctor. An examination should give clues to the proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have had this bumb on lower lip for 2 months what should I do?

I have had this bumb on lower lip for 2 months what should I do?

Please: consult an ENT (Ear, nose and throat) doctor. If you have a history of tobacco use, this may need further testing. Take care and let us know how things work out. ...Read more

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I have large red bumb above my eyebrow?

I have large red bumb above my eyebrow?

Has it been there : long? If not apply warm compresses for five minutes or so four times a day and see if that the compresses it so that it drains out before your event on Monday. Do not try extracting yourself or it could scar or leave a hyperpigmentation dark reddening from localized inflammation. ...Read more