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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Pink or Red Facial Bump

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced pink or red facial bump. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Pimple

    Acne, also known as pimples, occurs when hair follicles become clogged with oil & dead skin cells. Acne is extremely common and ranges from mild to severe.

    The severity of the acne dictates treatment-type and duration. With proper treatment, acne should resolve in weeks to months. In some cases, acne is a long-term condition.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    pink or red facial bump, small facial lump, painful facial bump, marble sized facial lump
    Symptoms that always occur with pimple:
    pink or red facial bump
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  2. 2.Skin Abscess

    A skin abscess is an infection of the deeper skin that's typically due to bacteria seen on the skin. Recently, infections are more frequently caused by Staph. Aureus (puts the "staph" in "staph infections"), which is dangerous and requires treatment.

    Good prognosis with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    rash with bumps or blisters, red rash, red skin bump larger than 1/2 cm in diameter, pus-filled rash, rash
    Symptoms that always occur with skin abscess:
    rash with bumps or blisters
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  3. 3.Boil (Furuncle)

    Boils are infections of a hair follicle that creates a small pocket of inflammation full of pus. It's typically caused by a common bacteria called S. Aureus.

    5-10 days

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    pink or red facial bump, small facial lump, painful facial bump, marble sized facial lump, constant skin changes
    Symptoms that always occur with boil (furuncle):
    pink or red facial bump
    Symptoms that never occur with boil (furuncle):
    fever
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  4. 4.Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer. Skin cancer falls into two major groups: Non-melanoma and melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma is a type of non-melanoma skin cancer.

    Indefinite

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    facial skin changes, pink or red facial bump, small facial lump, painless facial bump, growing facial lump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  5. 5.Benign Skin Growth on the Face

    Seborrheic keratosis is a condition that causes wart-like growths on the skin. The growths are benign (not-cancerous) and look like stuck-on plaques.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    facial bump, small facial lump, marble sized facial lump, black or brown facial bump, thickened skin with a well-defined border
    Symptoms that always occur with benign skin growth on the face:
    facial bump
    Symptoms that never occur with benign skin growth on the face:
    cherry red facial bump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Pink or Red Facial Bump

  • Q.Is your face bump painful to touch?
  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?
  • Q.What is your body mass?

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Pink or Red Facial Bump Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced pink or red facial bump have also experienced:

    • 7% Bloody Vaginal Discharge
    • 7% Rash With Bumps or Blisters
    • 4% Vaginal Bleeding
  • People who have experienced pink or red facial bump had symptoms persist for:

    • 37% Less Than a Week
    • 23% Less Than a Day
    • 21% Over a Month
  • People who have experienced pink or red facial bump were most often matched with:

    • 66% Skin Abscess
    • 16% Pimple
    • 16% Boil (Furuncle)
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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