U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Steamboat Springs, CO
A 29-year-old male asked:

Can dryness of skin or low humidiy cause red raised bumps (similar in look to many mosquito bites or hives)? can scratching dry areas cause this?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Yes: Yes you can get secondary eczema from dry skin.
Last updated Jan 7, 2019


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.