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White Bumps On Hip
I have a small white bump just above my hip bone. It had appeared to wall it's self off and now has become irritated and painful. Skin or regular dr?
Skin doctor: Seems to be a ruptured cyst, a dermatologist can drain or excise. ...Read more
Get it checked: It's difficult to say what your problem could be without visualization of the lesion. It's best to follow up with a provider so they can evaluate your condition and determine it's seriousness or lack there of. Possibilities could be an abscess, a cyst, or a viral infection. All the best! ...Read more
I have small bumps on my hip. Last night there were about 20 of them on one him and tonight there are four in a row on the other hip.they kind of itch?
Painful bumps: A new painful bump in the tissue could be an abscess or boil (furuncle) if it is hot to the touch, or you have a fever you should get checked. However, you don't say how long you have had it, how big it is, the color, whether you injured yourself (ran into something) etc. so it is hard to give any decent information. Check with your doc or try Healthtap Prime & you can talk to a doc, & add pic. ...Read more
Any number of causes: Red itchy bumps can be caused by rubbing, dry skin, chemicals or other irritants, ringworm, folliculitis, or even from systemic diseases. If they do not resolve with gentle cleansing, moisturizing lotion, application of topical antibiotic and/ or antifungal cream, or topical steroid cream within a couple of weeks, you should have them evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Dermatological: Conditions are hard to diagnose online. It is important to visually inspect the lesion. It can be any number of things...I will toss out bedbugs as a possibility as i recently saw a patient with them in that location. But, it is just a possibility amongst many. ...Read more