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I've noticed a big red bump on my leg. It has a larger more faded purpleish ring around it. No pain. What could this be?

I've noticed a big red bump on my leg. It has a larger more faded purpleish ring around it. No pain. What could this be?

Could: Could be an insect bite. Could be a small superficial blood clot or be an infection. It would be nice to see what this looks like. Please get an exam. ...Read more

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Keep getting boilson me face especially around my nose, chin, and eyebrows. They start with a red bump and then forms a crater with ai red ring.

Keep getting boilson me face especially around my nose, chin, and eyebrows. They start with a red bump and then forms a crater with ai red ring.

Cystic acne: You may be describing cystic acne (http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/acne/multimedia/cystic-acne/img-20006234) for which isotretinoin (http://www. Drugs. Com/mtm/isotretinoin. Html) does wonders. However, it is also Category X as it is teratogenic (can cause congenital/birth defects) so women of child bearing age must use 2 forms of contraception (birth control) while taking this drug. ...Read more

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I have a single small, red bump on the inside of my ring finger. It's tender to the touch and kind of tingles if I press on it. What could it be?

I have a single small, red bump on the inside of my ring finger. It's tender to the touch and kind of tingles if I press on it. What could it be?

FINGER FINDING: The sides of the fingers are often the site of a flare-up of a condition known as dyshidrotic eczema, which is a chronic condition characterized by intermittent flares usually brought on by irritants or stress. Dry skin is also a common finding. When flared, small red, painful bumps can occur which occasionally require topical steroids to resolve. Isolated lesions are rare, but can occur. ...Read more

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I still have a raised red bump 2 weeks after a tick bite. The ring is disappearing with antibiotic oitment. Feeling tired and dizzy at times.

I still have a raised red bump 2 weeks after a tick bite. The ring is disappearing with antibiotic oitment. Feeling tired and dizzy at times.

Need to see doctor: In case you are concerned about Lyme disease, it would be prudent to see your doctor at your earliest. The local antibiotic will not help in controlling Lyme disease. ...Read more

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A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area. Does that sound like a spider bit? Located on thigh

A red bump with hardness underneath and red/black head and redness area. Does that sound like a spider bit? Located on thigh

Skin infection: Did you actually see a spider bite you? If not, the bump you describe is likely an abscess. In any event, it should be evaluated by a physician to determine the appropriate course of treatment (I & D +/- antibiotics). ...Read more

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I had unprotected oral sex with a guy and the next day he started having redness of the pee hole, discharge and a red bump inside but no pain. Help?

I had unprotected oral sex with a guy and the next day he started having redness of the pee hole, discharge and a red bump inside but no pain. Help?

Unprotected oral sex: Can lead to transmission of STDs. To be safe, schedule an appointment with your doc, describe your partners symptoms & sexual habits, so you can be evaluated for any STDs that may have been passed to you orally. Review safe sex practices. ...Read more

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I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?

I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?

Yes: If you are exposed to the item to which you are allergic, the symptoms will persist, even for years. It would be prudent to consult your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Painless red bump what is it?

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 a red bump showing on my body for a couple of months and I don't know what cause it. It keep showing up like 1 a day or 5 time a week.

I have a red bump showing on my body for a couple of months and I don't know what cause it. It keep showing up like 1 a day or 5 time a week.

Red bump: Where is it located. Usually red signifies infection but it seems it goes away on its own. Sometimes you need antibiotics. May also be inflammation-allergy like eczema, or psoriasis, which can occur to environmental (poison ivy, pollen) or food allergies. F/u/w/ doc or dermatologist ...Read more

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Red bump with red line extending from it. What's this sound like?

Red bump with red line extending from it. What's this sound like?

Need more info.: Where is it? Is it itchy or painful? Is it the only one, or are there more? How long have you had it? This would be a good issue for a virtual consult with an uploaded picture for evaluation. ...Read more

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Small itchy red bump on chest?

Small itchy red bump on chest?

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What is the size, distribution, state of surrounding skin, vesicle formation, any systemic disorders? If the rash does not subside in a couple of days, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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If I have a red bump on my private part and I'm a virgin what would it be?

If I have a red bump on my private part and I'm a virgin what would it be?

Could be a cyst: It might be a blocked gland that get inflamed and get red
Gets it checked out please ...Read more

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Big red bump on penis. What are possible causes?

Big red bump on penis. What are possible causes?

Infection to cancer: No way to tell without exam. See your local urologist. ...Read more

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I have a big red bump on my vagina. Advice please?

I have a big red bump on my vagina. Advice please?

Vaginal bump: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Red bump inside of inner eyelid?

Red bump inside of inner eyelid?

Chalazion: Probably a small chalazion (plugged oil gland). Use warm compresses and it should resolve in 3-4 weeks but if not, have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a hard red bump on the end of my nose.

I have a hard red bump on the end of my nose.

Hard to tell: Without actually seeing it, it would be hard to diagnose what this would be. Differential at your age includes a zit, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis, and many others. I would recommend you see your local dermatologist to better evaluate it. ...Read more

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What could cause a small red bump on my stomach?

What could cause a small red bump on my stomach?

Red bumps: If you mean tiny red bumps that are permanent, they may be harmless cherry hemangiomas which are blood vessel growths that run in families. They can be removed but there is no reason to do so. If you mean a rash that just came on suddenly, it could be many things such as folliculitis which is an infection or irritation of hair follicles openings. ...Read more

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What is the large red bump on the top of my foot?

What is the large red bump on the top of my foot?

Bug bite?: Could be a bug bite, do you have a picture? ...Read more

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I have a itchy red bump in my left eyebrow. What is this?

I have a itchy red bump in my left eyebrow. What is this?

Itchy: There are many possibilities. Allergy, acne, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, skin cancer, poison ivy are all possible. Make an appointment with your pcp or eye doctor to have this checked. ...Read more

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What's a red bump like pimple mean on my penis?

What's a red bump like pimple mean on my penis?

See derm: See dermatologist because you may need blood test and or biopsy to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have hard red bump in between breast what is it?

I have hard red bump in between breast what is it?

Folliculitis: It sounds like an infected follicle. Warm wet soaks should help. If it doesn't get better or worsens, you meh need to see your PCP to get it checked. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my penis and have never had intercourse what could it be?

I have a red bump on my penis and have never had intercourse what could it be?

A red bump...!: Sometimes a small collection of blood vessels form a lesion that appears like a 'red bump' on the skin. It's harmless- called a 'hemangioma'. One way to test this is to press on it and remove your finger quickly to see if it blanched white, then refilled back to red. Consult a dermatologist if it's got you worried or it's causing pain and doesn't go away on it's own. ...Read more