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Raised red skin lesions

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly bug bites: There are many causes of red "spots" which when touched are not flat on the skin but instead are elevated off the skin. They can be red from scratchi ... Read More

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: You may have gout with tophi which are whitish and not red.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can't make a : recommendation without knowing what the skin lesions are. Recommend annual head to toe dermatologic assesment of skin. It could be evaluated at your ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience Family Medicine
Too broad: Too broad a question. Anything from measles to bedbugs to petichiae, to allergic reaction. Please be more specific.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Eczema: It could be eczema or warts, or an allergic reaction to something. Rashes are best treated in person so the doctor can see and feel to determine what ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Could be intertrigo, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis. No harm in try of OTC Miconazole or Clotrimazole while waiting to be seen.
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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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
See our doc : I recommend seeing your family doctor or dermatologist if the problem persists.
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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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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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Not usually. To diagnose a rash need to see it or take pictures try HealthTap for Doctors for diagnosis and treatment
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Itchy rash: Most itching can end uo with a rash. Recommend seeing your doctor to see the rash and treat it properly.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Red raised skin lumps are typically benign angiomas or hemangiomas. They are not likelty to be canceous unless you noticed them to be getting bigger i ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
First of all...: "skin rash" is redundant -- the only place you can get a rash is on your skin. Second, without seeing it, all i can tell you is that psoriasis is comm ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Possible: Infection from scratching. Sounds like a dermatitis of some variety. Try otc cortisone and if this doesn't help see dermatologist.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Manmany causes: See dermatologist to discuss treatment options. This could be several things.
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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dermatographism: When the skin welts up after scratching, it is call dermatographism. Antihistamine often helps control this condition. Sometimes dry skin can cause i ... Read More
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You'll have to be personally evaluated by your doctor for this.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience Dermatology
May be yeast: Would go to a dermatologist as may be a non dangerous yeast infection easily removed.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Normal: This can be normal-giveit one-two days; apply vaseline twice daily.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Exam needed: You will need to see a health care provider for an examination to determine the likely cause of the bumps.
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