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what are these little itchy bumps on my legs?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Need to be checked: See your doctor or a dermatologist.It may be a contact dermatitis like localised allergic rash or something else needs to be visually examined.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Uncertain: A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.

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Skin irritation: Without a photo you should be checked. If you shave your legs with an old blade, you may have folliculitis ( inflammed hair follicles )-many other causes possible. Throw away any old razor and stop shaving for 1 week.

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