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Painful Itchy Bumps

The painful, itchy bumps can be due to an allergic reaction or stress. Hives are an example of such bumps. Antihistamines can reduce such bumps due to allergic reactions. Applying ice to the affected area also can provide some relief.

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How to treat a red and painful boil on my testicle?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 25-year-old male. I have a boil on my testicle. It discharged some yellow fluid in the morning. It has turned red now. I feel pain when I walk due to friction. I applied Candiderma powder in the morning, but now I forgot to get the powder to the office and I feel uncomfortable wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have noted your concern. Perhaps, it is a bacterial skin infection - red, painful and swollen. I suggest you take an oral antibiotic either Amoxicillin or Cephalexin, 500 mg thrice daily for a week. Topically, you may use an antibacterial cream such as Mupirocin or F...  Read Full »

My skin swells in patches. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, What are these? Are these hives? I am breaking out almost daily; my skin swells in patches over my neck, shoulders, back, head, and some regions of my legs and arms. At first, it started probably about three months ago in tiny patchy areas near the top of the shoulders in the back of the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is chronic urticaria (a frequently occurring skin disease). In urticaria, the localized wheel is surrounded by an area of itchy redness. Cutaneous hives may last for 30 minutes to 24 hours. The cause could be physical, autoimmune, vasculiti...  Read Full »

Why do I have small painful bumps on my labia with itching?

Query: Hello doctor, It started with burning when I pee, but it felt different than a normal UTI. Some small bumps seen on the labia appeared like ingrown hairs but itched and hurt when touched. I tested negative for herpes, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis. Severe back and pelvic pain began, with ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the symptoms you mentioned and also the treatment you have taken. The lesion you said is an STD, possibly chancroid. It would help if you took the recommended antibiotics for chancroid such as tablet Azithromycin 1000 mg single dose or Erythromyci...  Read Full »

What could present as a painful itchy wart-like bump on vulva?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a wart-like bump inside my left side of vulva and it hurts wearing underwear and it is very uncomfortable.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Is it itching, irritation, painful, tender, tingling sensation? Is it burning? Or do you have pain when contact with water? Is it a papule, or vesicle, or pustule? Sexual history? Do reply. Attach the picture of the lesion if possible.  Read Full »

I have painful hard bump in arm. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, Over the past few days this hard bump has been growing on my left arm and now it is decently big and it hurts to touch. I am confused because it just came out of nowhere. I am wondering if it is a cyst or tumor. I am an 18 years old, male. 5”11 , 165 lbs.  Read Full »

Dr. Peter Bryant Rapsing Grutas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Did you recently sustain injury? How about recent insect bite? How long have you had this? From what size it started? Can you estimate how big it is now? Is there weakness or numbness? Can you send more pictures in different views? I will be needing these to better ...  Read Full »

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