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Why Do Kids Develop Lumps Below Knees
What are you asking?: Are you asking about a sensation of "knotting" in your mid-abdomen, or is there a palpable skin lesion you're describing adjacent to the umbilicus? ...Read more
Y do so many things hurt? My knee and lower back have overgrown bones my wrists shoulder and neck hurt and both ankles. Y so many pains so young?
I have 4 circular rashes on my feet, knee and knuckles. They don't itch or hurt but are growing. As a side note, my knuckles are swollen. Any ideas?
Many possibilities : Rashes that are circular could be due to a number of possible conditions including psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus, and some granulomatous conditions. Psoriasis can be associated within arthritis. Consult a dermatologist to check the rash and for a potential biopsy and lab work for your symptoms. ...Read more
Illegal mutilation: Female "circumcision" consists of ampuation of clitoris and labia minora. Some of these unfortunate females also have the vaginal opening sewn. More commonly performed on baby or small girls before puberty, and only in a few backward and primitive societies. Poor girls probably scream or pass out from pain and some even die from blood loss. Ugh. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Large liver spots: On areas of the skin that have years of frequent and prolonged sun exposure, age spots appear when melanin becomes "clumped" or is produced in particularly high concentrations. In addition to sun exposure, simply becoming older can cause the extra production of melanin. Thus, the aging process and repeated sun exposure over the years increases the size of the liver spot. ...Read more
Stria: Stria or stretch marks are linear streaks which occur when the skin is stretched too quickly. The outer layer of the skin remains intact, the middle layer of the skin is pulled apart with strands of bridging collagen. The early appearance of stria is pink/purple. The coloration fades with time, but the thin cracks in the skin remain. V-beam laser is effective to help fade the pink coloration. ...Read more
Eczema: You have to be careful in applying anything over eczematous skin as the skin is already inflamed and adding anything is just adding oil to the fire and making the skin more inflamed. Moisturize your skin constantly see your doctor or a dermatologist for good treatment creams. ...Read more
Small+lump+around+scrotum+ I have like three like that and more keep growing they yes lumps in my legs in my testicles, i'm worried they hursometimes ?
See below: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
I have knocked knees is there any excersizes to align my knees? they crack each time i bend them or squat my knees and ankles touch when i closemylegs
I have little red dots near my ankles and collarbone, they don't protrude, itch, or hurt, but I've had them for months and want to know what they are.
Dermatology question: & very dependant on explicit details of appearance (best evaluated in person), details of individual characteristics & history with potentially many important key questions. You might get some clues researching https://www.google.com/search?q=red+skin+dots, yet may also mislead yourself with fears about possibilities which don't fit. Best also seek out someone worthy of your trust for assistance. ...Read more
I feel movable lumps on my breasts. Is it possible that they are cancerous? I'm just 21 yrs old. They don't hurt when i move them.
I have 3 redish itchy lumps on my toes , they don't seem abnormal and are not bleeding, what are they and how do I treat them ?
Athlete's foot?: At your age they are probably the beginning of minor athlete's foot fungal infection. Get antifungal cream & put on sparingly, but consistently 2x per day, itching should stop, but cont. Cream 2 weeks longer. Dry feet well. Disinfect shoes with lysol spray. If spreads go to dr. If doesn't respond go to dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My knee caps turn inwards (my knees dont touch though). As a result, my shins are bowed outwards, and my legs are crooked. Anything I can do?
Yes: I would not hesitate to be seen where a thorough exam and standing X-rays of your entire lower extremities could give a lot more info. There are non surgical treatments such as physical therapy and bracing that could potentially help your symptoms, or you would have to decide if it is bad enough to consider surgery. ...Read more
I am 23 years old, I have painful red spots all over both my legs and it continues to spread, they do not itch and no bump, do grow in size up to 1"
I have lower spinal arthiritis, i also hyper-extend my back naturally. I have these lumps above my hips that swell up and hurt, what are they?
Time for imaging: If you have any lumps that swell or hurt, it has to be imaged first in order to be diagnosed. A simple x-ray may be a good place to start, as any abnormality of bone will show up, and can be correlated with your spinal arthritis history. An MRI would show soft tissue features (muscle, tendon, cysts, etc). So , both together can yield the answers you're looking for.Until then, it's only speculati. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get lumps unbeaten my legs often near my groin. They're solid and are painful.They don't have heads but they pop and pus and blood comes out?
May need antibiotics: Rashes are difficult to describe in words. If a person has recurrent pimples on places where regular acne doesn't occur, he likely has infection in skin glands and/or hair follicles. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can look at the skin and make a diagnosis. The doctors can prescribe oral antibiotics or creams/ointments as needed. Sometimes the bacteria are resistant to antibiotics. ...Read more
I have small bumps on the heels of my foot they are more noticeable when i stand up... They don't have any color to them or do they hurt.... I've had t?
This might be : Herniated fat, however i can't see your feet to know if this is what you are referring to. Piazegenic papules. Try and footless the term and see if there are pics that match your foot. If so, completely benign and you don't have to do anything about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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