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A 20-year-old female asked:

i have a bumpy skin rash on my back upper thigh. it itches and is red. i noticed it oozing and thats about it. its one main rash about 1 and half quarters in size and then there are three small almost like pimple red bumps about an inch up. ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can examine: Bumps and spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections (impetigo), medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams or lotions, allergic reactions to various things (poison oak, allergenic foods), etc... That means a rash that persists, looks worrisome, or may be infected should be checked by a doctor... in-person or online.

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you might check this out as well: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00351
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