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itchy red skin rash with small bumps

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Beukes
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Yes stop purbac: Purbac has got sulfa’s in it that can trigger allergic skin reaction. If rash starts to look like blisters or feverish- see your doctor rather,.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Take oral meds: Topical antihistamine will not work . Suggest oral daily non sedating antihistamines and avoidance. Will need to speak to your housemate .
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Sanouri
26 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Urgent: Please seek urgent medical advice as this might be a serious infection that needs to be treated at once.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash: The description of the rash isn't sufficient to make a diagnosis without examining you. A possibility would be insect bites. If the rash doesn't resol ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See derm: Consult a dermatologist to find out. It is difficult to tell what they may be without a more detailed history and direct examination.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: Spider for one. Fire ants can do the same but the bumps are usually small.
A female asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Many possibilities: Many possibilities include eczema or atopic dermatitis, seborrheic derm, perioral derm, contact derm, rosacea, acne, candida or fungal infection, impe ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Might be: Abreva will work. If it recurs frequently take oral prescription meds.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vesse ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See derm: This is a rather common condition especially when one lives in a hot environment. This is an inflammatory issue which can often be controlled with lo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Skin bumps: Unable to diagnose without seeing the bumps, so go see your doctor. Possibilities include, but are not limited to: rash, infection, drug reaction, a ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Yes: Skin that is very dry can develop irritation. The best treatment would probably be to use a cream that is both an exfoliant and emollient. I general ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
See doctor: This represents probable infection or allergy which needs medical treatment. Over the counter medicines will not be effective for a case like this. It ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rash: Several causes can trigger your rash, you need to have examined by a doctor for a proper diagnosis.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash: could be irritation,contact dermatitis or scabies. Topical steroids will reduce inflammation and pruritis
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Could be...: ...Lots of things, including an allergic reaction to something that contacted your skin, a "ringworm" (fungus infection), the first signs of a rash ca ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: A doctor would need to examine the rash to make a diagnosis.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Where??: The question is where , how long, taking any meds, changed your diet recently...? Be specific please.
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A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What is the size, distribution, state of surrounding skin, vesicle formation ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Rashes are difficult to diagnose without being seen. Is it flat, pebbly, blistery? How long present? How large an area involved? Any contact with pois ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Fungus: You may have a fungus. See a dermatologist for tratment.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Can not tell: The description is not adequate to make diagnosis. It can be dermatitis, fungal infection. If it is persistent see dermatologist.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Biopsy: See a dermatologist for a possible biopsy. This does need to be evaluated.
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