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Cluster of bumps on the waist line. What are these?

Hi I have one 3bump cluster on my waist line there sort of mushroom shaped mainly my skin tone a little red no pain or itching but they ve been here for a while an just the other day it swelled up an got red an pusie so I pushed the pus out an now it s sort of back to normal but the red a pus isn t my concern the bumps themselves are why I m curious about any thoughts?
Asked On : Sat, 1 Dec 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
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Contact dermatitis can develop if the waist area comes into direct contact with an irritating substance such as dye in clothing, detergents, latex, soaps or poison ivy. Seborrheic dermatitis, caused by extreme temperatures, infrequent bathing or lotions that contain alcohol, can also cause pimple-like bumps. They can also be the result of conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, impetigo or shingles.

skin can often be treated with the application of calamine lotion, anti-dandruff shampoo, oatmeal bath products, thick moisturizing lotions or 1 percent hydrocortisone cream. Also, a doctor can prescribe an oral antibiotic or anti-fungal cream to treat bacteria-related rashes such as impetigo. If you suffer from a skin condition like psoriasis, ultraviolet light therapy can be beneficial as well.

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Answered: Sat, 24 Aug 2013
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