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    Bed Bugs

    Bed bugs were a problem that humans thought they had got under control, but recent years have seen a 500% increase in their occurrence. Read more →

  • Sebaceous Cyst

    You’re nothing special – most people will get an epidermoid cyst at some point in their life but these smooth round lumps, commonly found on the scalp, neck, face, chest and upper back can often, quite understandably, cause alarm. Read more →

    I got my snug pierced a month ago and a couple of weeks ago I noticed a bump near the ball on the end of the bar on both sides, I've left it as I got a similar bump near my Tragus piercing that eventually disappeared without me having to do anything. The bump on my ear has now turned into a pea size lump and forms a skin type texture around it that I've picked off a couple of times but underneath that the bump is quite squishy and hurts whenever I touch it, it's white in colour with bits of red and I don't know what to do, is it anything for me to worry about?





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    you have a minor infection in it its really common with a snug. mine gets infect almost once a month but usually sorts its self out. go your doctors and get some antibiotic and i little tip get a flexible bar put in to take some off the pressure of the back of the ear. i left a curved metal bar in and ended up with a massive infectious bubble on the back of my ear that burst. since ive put a bio flex bar in no problems. also snugs will take forever to heal

    I am only 13 and while masturbation i felt this hard bump at the Back wall of my vagina, i looked at diagrams of the vagina to identify what this bump was but there was no large bump on the diagrams. What is it and can it effect my reproduction systems to form a baby?





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    Well i have notice that above my vagina whole there is a stiff bump, am just finish my period , am just wondering why do i have that bump as it is big like Worried here !!!





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    I have the same thing I think. Does yours really hurt? I'm 16, and never had sex before, and it's just big angry red but mine like yours is stiff. I thought it might be an STD, but I realised you actually have to have had sex to get one, now I'm just even more worried.

    I have a white 'bump' on the underside of my penis an u can see it when i pull my foeskin back. The bump is hard, can you tell me what this is please





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    This is embarrassing but im woried. Im 14 and on my pubic area I have a very small yellow bump and the skin around it is red. Coming out of the bump is 2 short black hairs. Its been there a few days and it seems to have got redder. I dont know if this will help but I havent shaved before because im to scared. Please help! Thank you xx





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    Hi yeah that is an ingrown hair. I found if you put Sudocream in it it reduces it and helps xx

    i had my tragus periced 9 months ago inside the of my ear where the percing is its raised like a bump and sometimes sore on the outside just over the percing its self its also like a small bump with hard skin ive got a feeling its infected if so what should i use?





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    Hi! I had my nose pierced around 6 weeks ago and my little lump appeared (I know its not in the same place but its still cartilage). I kept cleaning it with salt solution and Savlon and it only seemed to be making it worse. So I contacted my piercer. They said Ive basically cleaned it too much so its stopped trying to heal and has none of its own bacteria in it. Its not infected (and yours definately won't be after 9 months!) They are very common on cartilage piercings. The best thing to do it act as if it isn't there at all and it will go by itself! If it is still there after about 3 weeks then go and see you piercer and they will take a look! Hope this helps!

    Hi, im 20 and i have a blood filled bump on my vagina (mostly by my thigh), yes i shave. I popped it a couple of days ago and it bleed for like 5min, then it was tender to touch, i am scared but i also need help in wondering what this bump may be. Im not burning or itching or have extra vaginal discharge. PLZ HELP!!!





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    Im the same but i cant pop it :(

    when i was pregnant i had several blood filled lumps on my vagina, kind of like blood blisters,which also bled for ages!!turns out they was varacus veins. theyve faided since having my baby but asked my mid wife and she said they shouldnt be a worry. hope this has helped xx

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    I've what i think is hair bump that just won't go away. It's locate on the lips of my vagina. It's been there about a month. I tried to pop it, and it only irritated more and bleed a lot. And, I have had this check out by my GYN 2x's. She advise that this is only a hair bump that has got infected and scared over. My question is how long should this take to go away. And, what are some at home treatment? When should I feel this is serious concern and could be more?





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    My ob said the same. Said its a pimple and it got so big it popped. I think looked online and found it it could be a boil and it could be a staph infection. So I went to a Dermotologist. My advice is to see one. They can help mire

    I have never had an ingrown hair but have developed a very dark large bump on my bikini line, not red just much darker than my normal skin tone. In the last 2 days two smaller dark circles have appeared either side of it but aren't yet raised into a bump. Is it related and should I be concerned?





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    About a month ago I had my hair pulled extrembly hard, it was very sore and swollen but I didn't notice until a couple of days ago that there was a hard bump where it was pulled. I read online that if massaged the bump will get better but after massaging it a lot it has enlarged more and become almost like a goose egg. Please help?????





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    Hi im 13 and i am worried about my vagina. its like my stumoch is flat and when it gets to my vagina its like my vagina comes out in a sort of bump, its not that theirs a bump on it, its basically the whole thing thats a bump, its preventing mefrom goin swiming because as im quite skinny my swiming costume comes out in a bump at my pubic area, help





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    Hi, I'm 14 and really need help!! I have a bump around the middle of my penis and it looks like it can be a wart. But one thing, it feels to have a bump in there!!! I can pop the thing I think is a wart! The bump inside the think I think of what it is to be a wart is full of puss and is really hard I had sex before but I had the bump before it! I've had it since early or middle of July !





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    i have a bump just under my left knee cap that i have had for approx 5yrs. Even the slightest of taps to it puts me in pain. I have been to the hospital about it and they have said that they think it is excess cartilage. What do i have to do to reduce the bump and the pain? I have used anti-swelling cream and antibiotics but none have worked thus far. It is quite a large bump that is visible even through my jeans when my knee is bent.





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    I'm 19 and rarely shave, the last time I did was probably 3 or 4 yearsago. Now I have some ingrown hair but its hard to get them out, plus I have this huge bump in my pubic area and its hard. There is no hair where the bump is ( its like bald on the spot of the bump), it's hard. It hurt a little before but now it doesn't. Should I go to my GP?





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    I have the same problem and my huge bump is getting bigger! What do I do? I want to take a needle and pop it.

    It may be a cyst? This sounds similar to what I had and I had mine surgically removed. It was like a lump above and under the skin with a small black head. I would squeeze it (which by the way you shouldn't do ha i found out after) and loads of hairs would come out alongside blood and watery puss. So it may be a cyst - I suggest you go to your doctor, hope this helps!

    Ive had this bump on the shaft of my penis for about a month now. I believe that its a wart, but im not sure. Its a white/gray/silver bump that has a very small red outline to it.





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    yes this is very normal, i currently have 23 located both on the head of my penis and anus. i usually just pop them and it feels really good but can cause me to have infections within my anal cavity. Hope this helps, John 37.

    The top like where te pubes grow its a bump like fat and I want to go swimming but my friends will see my bump I'm 14 and I'm not Evan that fat !





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    I had a warts on the side of my finger. It is gone now but i can still fell the bump under my skin. Its been about a year and a half since its was visible and i was wondering if it will comeback or stay as a bump?





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    I noticed 5 years ago that I had a bump on my head. It didn't look too bad but it hurt. I had my dr look at it and he said it was just a bump. Two years later still there...sometimes smooth sometimes rough so I asked my gp to check it out again. He said "looks benign" The bump has been there 5 years, it hurts a lot, breaks open and bleeds and I'm pretty sure it is getting bigger, I go to same dr he looks and says you have skin cancer, He excised a >7 mm from the crown of my head and closed with 6 stitches. It has been a month and my head is still very sore and has a hole the size of a pencil eraser, normal?





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    I have a bump on my anus, it hurts very bad, like the skin is pulled too tight, but feels different than hemoroids in the past. It looks very similar to the picture above of the single bump. It's just very uncomfortable, I have a pic!





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    Hi. I'm 22 and I have a weird bump on one of my labia majora. It's dark and it hurts when I rub or press it. The skin around it is red and slightly protruding. The bump is small, but the pain is noticeable. Will it go away? Should I see a doctor?





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    I am only 15 and I think I have the same thing as you. I haven't told anybody and I dont know what to do. Any help would be really appreciated. Will it go away?

    Yes see a docter right away

    i have the same tiny bump in the corner of my eyelid. I just recently tried to rip it off with tweezers and it hurt like hell. well its been a week and i saw a new one right underneath it. its a little smaller. I have had this one bump for like 2years and since trying to pull it off I now have another one. So this tells me that it spreads!!





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    I am worried, about seeing a small bump near my vulva opening, i went to the doctor and she told me that there is nothing wrong with my vagina. i remember she said something like, is just that my tissue swell up to secrease discharge, i think. but the bump is still there, it is not going away. I am not a virgin. its been 3 months since i have not had sex. It looks like its getting bigger. i am scared. what should i do?





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    I have recently noticed I get a bump at the bottom of my right testicle only when I have an erection .It is not painfull and disappears when my erection goes down .The bump feels hardish but totally vanishes ?What is going on ?





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    I have literally one white bump on the inside of my vagina hole, it doesn't hurt or anything I just was checking the area & bam there it was one day & it's still there same white bump still no pain just there.. Hoping it's nothing serious but I'd just like a little advice. HELP!





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    I had my nose pierced about two months ago now and a few days ago i noticed a small bump forming underneith the piercing, ive tried salt rubs and the normal cleaning solution, nothings working- any suggestions? help! its not painful or filled with pus its just a bump





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    Hiya I saw your status about a bump forming under neath your nose piercing and I just want to tell you that I got my nose pierced a few months back and I had a lump under neath my piercing and I found out it is called a keloid and just to tell you that I used tea tree oil in not sure I think I got the tea and tree muddled up but anyway if you put that on your piercing twice a day they it might be gone after a week :) I hope I helped you :)

    I have a very small bump on my vagina, on the smooth part above the vaginal opening.. It doesn't seem to cause me any problems but I was wondering if I should be concerned about it? It isn't an open wound - it's just a very small bump under the skin.





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    im 15 and 34D is this normal to be this big, my right boob doesnt seem right i have a small (single) bump its not a lump its a bump under the skin is this normal?





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    last year i got my tragus pierced. I got a bump to my ear and later a small lump formed. I tryed a surgical spirits to help remove it but i didnt work. I later used a teaspoon of sea salt and warm water and dipped a cotton swab into the mixture. My bump on my ear was gone in just a week. :)





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    hi im 17 years old and i have only had 2 sexual partners. My second time i decide to trust my boyfriend we had sex and did not use a condom twice. 3 months later i found a white bump like a pimple inside my vigina right under my lips. There's only one bump and it doesn't hurt unless i squeeze it. Otherwise i wouldn't even know it was there. is this something i should be worried about? please help asap thank you.





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    hello, im 14, virgin, and have found a little bump on the outside on my vagina, the bit where the pubes are, i started feeling it to see what it was and at first it just felt like saggy skin but now its turned into a round hard-ish bump sorta thing. ive been picking it to try and get rid of it but i know it wont help and ive just made it sore. i masturbate alot so that could relate to it? could you please tell me what this is? and will it go away?





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