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a term used to describe a variety of papulonodular dermatoses in horses, including 'heat bumps', 'feed bumps', 'protein bumps', 'wheat bumps' and others. No specific disease or etiology has been assigned to the term and veterinary dermatologists wish it would disappear from use.

Patient discussion about bumps

Q. Can scabies be on the face? About a week ago, several bumps, red and itchy, appeared on my face. I have had scabies on other parts of my body and although it feels quite similar, it doesn’t really look the same. Can it be scabies? Is it other thing?

A. If you indeed have scabies on your face, it may come from two sources: either from your scalp, where it hides when you treat the rest of your body, or your pillow. First you should be sure it's scabies (have you seen a doctor?) If it's scabies, try to wash all your pillows and change them, and then treat your face.

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References in classic literature ?
They could now fly strongly, though they still kicked far too much; but if they saw a cloud in front of them, the more they tried to avoid it, the more certainly did they bump into it.
Fortunately the shed was low, the grass was thick and the tree broke my fall, but I got a bad bump and a terrible shaking.
By the time the bump on my forehead had swelled as big as a nut, our aprons were half full, and we sat down to enjoy ourselves.
Down rushed Debby to find me dancing about the kitchen with a great bump on my forehead, a big spoon in my hand, and a pair of bright purple feet.
It's a hot sport that you can't bump to the rail anywhere between the Flatirons--see?
In the first place, any reproach would have seemed to be called forth by the danger he had incurred and the bump that had come up on Levin's forehead.
Last year, another study published in the Journal of Hospital Infection found that the fist bump is a healthier alternative to the handshake within health care settings.
These speed bumps are lumpy and haphazard, some of them only reach halfway across the road.
All but one of the 34 had worse pain over the bumps.
Patients were classed as "speed bump positive" if their pain worsened while travelling over speed bumps or "speed bump negative" if they did not.
Patients were classed as "speed bump positive" if they had a worsening of pain whilst travelling over speed bumps or "speed bump negative" if their pain stayed the same, if they were unsure, or if their pain improved.
I recently wrote to the Prime Minister and Department for Transport and their reply said that tests proved these bumps didn't damage cars.