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What are these red bumps on my chest

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Tub: It is possible to be having a problem from a hot tub (heat related urticaria and rarely excessive chorine in the water.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Infection: Hot tub folliculitis is caused by a bacteria, pseudomonas aeruginosa, that grows in the hot water when chlorination is inadequate. Your can treat foli... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Contact dermatitis: Without seeing your rash, you're at the mercy of guess. It sounds some sort of allergic dermatitis like contact one. If able to identify the offending... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 39 years experience
Probably not: It is unlikely that the bumps on your chest are related, as the gallbladder is in the abdomen, and gallbladder problems usually manifest with gastroin... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
Dermatology 41 years experience
Not sure: No photo can't tell, but either acne or reactive like an eczema, would see a dermatologist to sort out.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saurabh Lodha
Dermatology 13 years experience
Red bumps: The rash you are describing could be one of a number of things. Non itchy, to mildly itchy rashes on the chest can be associated with viruses (which ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Barone
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Could be foliculitis: This is often a hairy area in men but even if it is not hairy, there are hair follicles there. These follicles can become inflamed or infected. Be s... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not an emergency: Doesn't sound like an emergency to me. Cool compresses might help. Find out if there is something that you are ingesting, applying locally, (sun scr... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Possibly rosacea: Does the area get hot and red and flushed sometimes? If so, it could be rosacea. Other possibilities include an allergic response or a fungal or yeast... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Allergy: Take some benadryl (diphenhydramine) and apply OTC hydrocortisone cream or ointment.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Any other symptoms?: If not - see if they resolve on their own. If they are not resolving or just one symptoms of a number then you many need medical assessment.

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