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My skin has broken out in heat rashes and similar itchy bumps randomly what is the cause

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
See your doc: See your doctor. It is likely an allergic reaction to a chemical or other irritant. But see your doctor because it could also be an infectious rash.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Rash: Sounds like an urticarial rash. Hives are a red, rasied, scattered and intensely itchy rash resembling mosquito bites. Treatment is to remove the inci... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology 40 years experience
Hypersensitive skin: This could represent dermographism, where you can cause welts on your skin with pressure, like writing. Physical urticaria, or hives, also possible. I... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, inse... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Maybe: "heat rash" is a pretty non-specific term. The fact that the bumps have lasted a week or so means it's probably something a little more significant. ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
His bed: I think it is time for a new mattress for the child since there is something there that has been "bugging" him.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
A photo would help: The key to dermatology is the appearance. The 'story' behind it helps lead one in the right direction. Finally, if all of that doesn't make the diagno... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Have rash evaluated: It is impossible to offer specific answers without being able to visualize the rash. See a dermatologist.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
Allergy and Immunology 51 years experience
Cold urticaria: Rarely, you can develop hives due to Exposure to cold temperature. This is called cold urticaria. Though usually harmless, if the reaction affects the... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Lehr
Allergy and Immunology 54 years experience
Dry skin,shaving?: With sensitive skin consider shaving as primary trigger. Soap water and skin trauma from shaving likely suspects. Moisturize regularly with unscented ... Read More

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