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  • Hidradentitis suppurativa in the armpit

    Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    A chronic and stubborn disease centred on inflammation of the large specialised sweat glands (apocrine glands) that are found mainly in the armpits and groins. These areas show a distinctive mixture of boil-like lumps, areas leaking pus, and scarring. Read more →

  • Basal carcinoma cell indicating skin cancer

    Skin Cancer

    One of the most common forms of cancer, affecting 60,000 people in England and Wales every year. Read more →

  • Skin tags

    Skin Tags

    Skin tags are soft lumps, attached to the skin by a stalk that tend to occur in the armpits, neck and groins. Read more →

  • Warts

    Warts

    Warts are normally small, skin coloured rough lumps that appear on the skin. Read more →

  • Lichen Planus

    Lichen Planus

    A member of the lichen family of skin conditions, lichen planus is a non infectious rash that affects mainly the limbs, mouth, nails, scalp and genitals. Read more →

  • Rashes

    Rashes

    Rashes - everyone's had one. A rash is a change in the appearance of the skin - they are most often red, and can be dry or with raised lumps. Read more →

    I have small red bumps on my buttcheeks. Im 16 and a virgin and I really want to know what these bumps are, some of them are hard but i cant even feel most of them. i kinda thought they where pimples but i really dont think so, i shower every day and wash my butt obviously, ive had them for about 8 months. i want to have sex with my boyfriend but i dont want him to see these bumps!! please help





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    Mix equal parts of cinnamon and honey, stir together, then spread over areas affected...leave on skin overnight and shower the next morning, should take care of it. My daughter used to get the red bumps (some call it chicken shin) on the back of her legs. I put the cinnamon/honey mixture on her legs one night and every single red bump was gone by the morning! Cinnamon and honey can be used for numerous skin issues, are natural, and an extremely powerful combination.

    I have 3 bumps in my bikini line. They are very painful but they are not hard bumps. If I sit in a hot bath they sometimes drain greenish yellow pus followed by blood. Somedays they hurt worse then others it just depends on how swollen they are. These bumps have been here for about 6 months and havent got worse but they havent went away either. I quit shaving and they havent gotten better.





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    Hello my name is Amy, and im aged 19. I have had these round bumps around my cheeks, and one or two on my jawline and am unable to figure out what it is, as they do not form puss or any form of head but just seem to never dissapear. The areas that the bumps appear are the dryest parts of my face, I have been told its acne however the appearence of the spots are not like acne, as the bumps worsen depending on conditions ie in a warm enclosed room. Please could u help me diognose what it is, although some people may say its not that bad, but its really bringing me down.





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    So I've always had some bumps in the hair follicles of my vagina, but they get even worse when I shave. I never really get any on the inside like the clitorial hood or the inner lips, recently myself and this guy have been sexually active but every time we've used protection, until the other night. The bumps are getting more itchy and irritating right at the panty line. But the bumps also get itchy right in the middle, but they are never on the inner part of my vagina, just where the hair grows, I'm wondering if it may be folliculitis or something more serious? Any answers help





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    I am 14 and I have small bumps on my penis,bearly noticeable when unerrect but you can clearly see them Clearly effect I am worried about this but im to shy to say anything. Anyone know what these bumps are and will they go away?





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    Hey, I am 14 and I have had these small bumps on my arms since I was 5 or 6, I am very Insecure about these bumps, although a couple of my friends have had them, I am still unsure of what to do. Can one of you help me get rid of these ? Thanks, xxx





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    hi, im 14 and i had the same ting, i whent to the docter, he said they wher nothing to worry about and that they would go away, shure enughf, they did, so they should just go away :) xxx

    Hey, im 13 and i get kind of the same thing as you, i have these red bumps, on my arms, and back and topof my thighs, there quite worse on my back, and sometimes has a build up of white pus, i know sounds disgusting, i went to my doctor and apparently they will never go away, but they have me a sort of wax to put on the spots, twice a day, and it didnt work :-(

    I have these small bumps on my butt they don't itch they look like heat bumps not in a clusters. Been there for a few days. They don't have blisters on them . My question is does herpes sometime come up like that





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    I'm 16 years of age and have these small bumps on my penis. These are not STD's as I am not sexually active. At first,I thought it was acne and I popped one and white dry puss came out. What are these bumps and what can I do to get rid of them?





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    I have a rash that appears on and off on my arms / thighs and chest sometimes, it comes up as small bumps,roughly 2cm in diameter, sometimes there are only a few bumps, othertomes there are +20 in a concentrated area??





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    Im 20 years old with no sexual experience.i had this small bumps on my labia minora and majora.It looks like the bumps in image no.1 I had this since i was a kid.They gets itchy and painful too.I am very worried about it. Please help.





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    Christin, it's very difficult to help really with such little information. I'm sure it's nothing serious to worry about but it's always best to go to the doctor, just to put your mind at rest. And perhaps she would be able to help or explain the itching. Best of luck.

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    I have bumps on both of my nipples they are small and there are only a few like 5 or 6 per nipple I read about something called Montgomery bumps, but those have stuff in the bumps? Do I have cancer?





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    Actually most women have them! They are common and nothing to worry about :)

    Whenever i get an erection, little bumps show up all around my penis. There NOT genital warts. There on my testicles as well. They don't hurt, there not pimples or spots, and there really hard. when i feel the bumps, there like little marbles. just wondering if there's any reason i should have these bumps and if so, how do i get rid of them?





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    I have v shaped bumps on the back of my toungeand white coating and bumps on my throut two bumps on my uvula havent been tobthe dr. Started about three months ago doesnt hurt nose gets stuffed up at night





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    Hi I'm a 22 year old mother of two and I'm not sure what the little bumps around my nipples are, but I know that our milk comes from the part of the nipple that gets hard when its cold out. ( my apologies for my lack of technical terms for the human anatomy ) but I do also have small bumps at the tip of my nipple that actually do release milk. My whole point is, the bumps are nothing to worry about. Small bumps that kinda resemble goosebumps are common.

    Hi I'm a 22 year old mother of two and I'm not sure what the little bumps around my nipples are, but I know that our milk comes from the part of the nipple that gets hard when its cold out. ( my apologies for my lack of technical terms for the human anatomy ) but I do also have small bumps at the tip of my nipple that actually do release milk. My whole point is, the bumps are nothing to worry about. Small bumps that kinda resemble goosebumps are common.

    Hello I got these bumps on the underside of my penis, but they didn't start that way. At first it was this dry spot and no bumps. Then after applying a&d ointment and lotion it went away but these bumps occoured. They do not grow or hurt unless pulled on or scratched at. I went to a doctor and told me not to worry but I'm still concerned. I can provide pics if needed. Please help?





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    Hi, I'm 15 and when I first started puberty when I was 11 a few month after I noticed tiny little bumps appear on the back of the shaft of my penis at first I though they were genital warts but I haven't had sex so could they be friction bumps from masturbating which is skin to skin contact I still have the bumps





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    I also have NF1, the bumps started coming in when i was pregnant,with my first daughter, i am pregnant now again and more bumps came in... My daughtet als o has nf1 i really struggle with this because ppl. Always stare at me, i don't like to show my back top of my arm or legs.... My father has it as well it just hurts me to look at these bumps.... And to know my daughter as to go through this as well... I just feel unpretty at times........ And i wish they would just go away....





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    Missy I have nf my mum has nf I got it pretty bad on my back and chest if people stare they got a lot of growing up to do . I would give them something to stare about

    Hi I am 15 and found many small goose-bumps on my penis and testicles. These bumps have hairs growing out of them. I don't know what they are can anyone help?? I think they might be this but I'm not sure.





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    These are follicles that the hairs grow out of. These aren't anything to worry about but if they're large, sore or itchy you should go and see your doctor.

    Hi everyone, am 27 and am suffering from acne. If i do not shave my beards every 2 day, i get bumps all over and its really embarrassing having to walk around with bumps all over my face. Please i need help. Thank you!





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    Hi I get bumps in the bottom of my feet and it hurts to walk on them. The bumps also pop and puss comes out. How can I get ride of them please help.





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    See your doctor or a podiatrist.

    umm i dnt wanna tellt my parents but i am 15 and i have little bumps on the head of my penis they look like little goose bumps but they dnt hurt but they are there wat is it and is it normal????





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    I just turned fifteen and have noticed hard bumps under my toes and where the bumps are they look swollen. I have been told my father has had lot's of bunions and I take after him please help how do I get rid of them?





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    These bumps are just a type of irritation from the razor, there is nothing to worry about, and there are products that you can apply after you shaver to prevent/mimamize the red bumps.

    I am 15 years old and every so often I get these little bumps in my genital area, sometimes they have puss in them and sometimes they are sore but usually I only get between 1 and 3 bumps. I don't know what to do, help please!





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    i would go to your gp to get checked out immedietly, make sure you get checked out when you have the lumps incase they need to take swabs

    hello im 17 and everytime i remove my pubic hair i get loads of bumps and my vagina itches even when i let my pubs grow i also get bumps is there anyway i can avoid these or get rid of them





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    i'm 17 and i've noticed 2 bumps on my vagina. they're in the middle not near the lips or anything, but they're there. i'm not sexually active, i'm a virgin so i don't think it's std related. the bumps feel right under the skin and i don't know what they are and i'm not sure what to do. please help





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    I would suggest visiting the GP, it maybe nothing but better safe than sorry.

    I'm freaking out about my penis I have some odd flesy bumps that look kinda like dry skin on the head and on my scroytum I have 2 shiny bumps the haven't spread or anything it's just weird





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    I have bumps around my bum and they seem to be spreading to my genitals. I've been for an STI check and the results came back completely clear. The did try to freeze three of the bumps but that hasn't done anything. I don't really fancy going to my GP, any ides?





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    I am 19 years old and seemed to have contracted Molluscum. Before going to my Dermatologist I had never heard of this before. My Dermatologist said to leave them and they will eventually go away and because I have had Eczema all my life that's why I had contracted this. But after doing more research I had discovered they are contagious and this worried me deeply, as it would! So I decided to try Apple Cider Vinegar and I have to say it has worked wonders! Some of the bumps have turned a deep red and black and one of the biggest has completely disappeared! Although there are a few left I am hoping they will be gone in the next few days. Before I knew what the bumps were, I had shaved the area they were in and they spread, so please, DO NOT SHAVE! Also it's normal to be paranoid about new bumps appearing and not knowing if they are in fact Molluscum or maybe just copletely harmless bumps, so I would recommend going to your Doctor just to be safe. This is a horrible virus, but I have to be grateful that there is a cure. Hope my post helped!





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    I'm 22 and have suffered this for the past year and have tried to have them freezed off and just did not work for me I only have 3-4 to hear you have found something that has actually worked is amazing they are such horrible and so self conscious things! Where do you get apple cider vinegar??

    Just wondering if you could let me know if they all went away as I may try this method! Horrible things! Have had them before and now they are back all over my body , not very itchy but very self conscious , thanks x

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