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Skin Changes - Check Your Symptoms

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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first:

  • A rash that may be caused by an allergic reaction: Go to the topic Allergic Reaction.
  • A bump, sore, or ulcer in or around the mouth: Go to the topic Mouth Problems, Noninjury or Toothache and Gum Problems.
  • A boil, swollen gland, or other lump under the skin: Go to the topic Swollen Glands and Other Lumps Under the Skin.
  • A bump, sore, or ulcer on the genitals or around the anus: Go to the topics:
    • Exposure to Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
    • Male Genital Problems and Injuries.
    • Rectal Problems.
  • A blister: Go to the topic Blisters.
  • An insect bite or sting: Go to the topic Insect Bites and Stings and Spider Bites.
  • A red bump that develops within weeks of a known tick bite: Go to the topic Tick Bites.
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Do you think you have a skin infection?

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Have you had changes in a mole or other colored skin spot?

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Do you think that your skin changes may be caused by a medicine?

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Does your skin look yellow?

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Do you have itching?

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Do you have irritation in or around a skin bump, spot, growth, or mole?

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Are you worried about or embarrassed by a skin bump, spot, or growth?

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Do you think that your skin changes are related to pregnancy?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first:

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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: December 27, 2012
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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