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causes of itchy bumps on rib cage

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Skin Tags: Skin tags are an outgrowth of normal skin and occur in ~25% of adults. Incidence increases with age. Skin tags usually occur in areas where there is i ... Read More
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dry skin?: From your description , the problem appears to be what is called keratosis pilaris. Skin tags have a stem . I would suggest that you try applying a m ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rash: Sounds like you have a rash of some sort. This isn't much information to go by, TBH. You might have an ingrown hair or plugged follicle or it might si ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Many possibilities: If the rash is localized to that area, it is most likely an allergic or irritant reaction to something that came in contact with your skin. But withou ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. David Kahan
32 years experience Podiatry
Heat Rash: Sounds like you had heat rash. It should go away fairly rapidly. If you search about heat rash you will see pictures and a host of information far b ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Itchy rash: I suspect an allergic reaction to something that came in contact with your neck and upper chest. It could have been clothing, jewelry, perfume or cosm ... Read More
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Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Outbreaks of itchy: red bumps are very common and have many different causes: allergy related hives, especially if you've contacted something new (natural/leaves/plant or ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Rashes: can be many many things. Sorry but for us to properly evaluate rashes we need to see and feel them. Please see healthcare provider to have this eval ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Dermatitis?: Small red bumps could be dermatitis (skin irritation allergy) or infectious lesions (like viral zoster). The presentation is so widely variable that ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hartman
39 years experience Dermatology
HC 1%: Apply Hydrocortisone cream 1% twice daily.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatographism: This is a heightened sensitivity of your skin and an allergic type reaction to something internal or external. Stimuli could be foods, medications, te ... Read More
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