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Big Itchy Bumps On Skin
After eating fried chips fried small sized cod and small sized chicken sausages fried in oil. Theses big red itchy bumps just popped up on my skin.
Allergic reaction: You are probably allergic to something in the food you ate. Check to see which of the foods you ate for the first time or that you have reacted to in the past. Delete this from your diet. If the reaction gets worse of you notice any other symptoms ,seek immediate medical care. ...Read more
Bug Bite?: This works for many types of bug bites - mix 2 parts baking soda with 1 part water. Apply to affected areas 5 to 6 times per day. ...Read more
Me and my husband have red itchy bumps on skin. They are RECURRENT. Had it few months ago and have it again now. No bugs or insects anywhere.
Rash: Cannot tell without looking at it, i highly recomend seeing your primary care doctor ...Read more
Dtr gets red itchy bumps on skin (esp. feet) in weather warmer than 50 deg F. It is not a fungus or infection, only feels better with cold bath. Why?
Likely heat rash: Heat rashes are very common especially in moist places like the groin, arm pits, and feet. They can take many forms and can itch or not. Usually triggered by hotter temps that you describe but there are substantial individual differences in the level of heat and moisture required for triggering. If it is a huge problem for you, see a Dermatologist for suggested treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Itchy red skin is classic for allergic rashes, and these can present as small bumps (papules); they can also present as hives (raised lesions), macules (flat patches), and blisters. In some cases, especially when long-standing, skin can be dry & flaky and become thickened. The location of the rash on the body is important and can help make the diagnosis. A skin biopsy is needed in difficult cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy consult: The issue is complex and you should consult an allergist. Do realize that even though we can usually control the rash, not uncommonly no cause can be found despite exhaustive studies. In the meanwhile, try taking antihistamine 3 to 4 times a day to see if this may help. The dose needed for itchy skin is much higher than what is needed to control hay fever but even then it may not work. ...Read more
Photosensitive: It appears that you have developed a photosensitivity to the sun. You did not mention as to why long the bumps stayed with you after having been away from the exposure since this would also help to narrow down the possibilities. If you develop large and itchy hives, the condition is known as solar urticaria. The treatment is the same- avoid sun exposure. ...Read more
I have red itchy bumps everywhere and now around the bumps , my skin is turning white . could you please tell me what this is ?
Need to see it: This will be something best addressed in person or if you could open a virtual consult with pictures. Best of luck! ...Read more
Found a tick on my head a little while after that i noticed the itchy bumps on the crown of my head?
See details: If the tick was not attached and engorged (filled with blood) it is not an issue. The bumps are likely unrelated. ...Read more
If i didnt get the head of a tick out of my crown of my head can ot cause itchy bumps on the crown of my head?
Get it out: Yes it can cause itchy bumps and even a secondary infection. You need to get all of the insect parts out. ...Read more
Itchy bumps won't go away on my face, if i scratch my skin raises and gets so dry and a dark red color. What is it?
?allergy: Any itching skin rash makes me suspect of an allergic reaction to either a medication(have you started taking any new pills recently?) or contact dermatitis which is allergy to any local skin applications like,sprays or skin creams/scents. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the time being, it might help and it is available over the counter. If the reaction is severe or does not settle down then you should see doct ...Read more