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I developed some itchy bumps first underarms and then they spread to my arms and neck and thighs they are very itchy at night times , I had UTI too.?

I developed some itchy bumps first underarms and then they spread to my arms and neck and thighs they are very itchy at night times , I had UTI too.?

Allergic reaction?: Itchy rashes are usually allergic reactions, but sometimes are from skin infections. Antibiotic allergy can cause an itchy rash, sometimes after the antibiotic is already finished. People who have a history of eczema can have itchy rashes appear off and on. Sometimes there are skin infections like folliculitis, shingles, pimples, impetigo, etc... A doctor can evaluate to see what it all might be. ...Read more

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I have itchy legs and arms at night right before sleep, no bumps, i thought it was the bed, but if i lie on my bed in the morning there's no itchiness?

I have itchy legs and arms at night right before sleep, no bumps, i thought it was the bed, but if i lie on my bed in the morning there's no itchiness?

Worse at night: Most symptoms tend to worsen at night due to the body 's efforts to wind down for a rest with drop in norepinephrine and cortisol production. suggest that you apply a moisturizer on your body ...Read more

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I have itchy arms and legs at night before sleep, but not when i lie in my bed in the mornings or evenings, no bumps or insect bites, what can it be?

I have itchy arms and legs at night before sleep, but not when i lie in my bed in the mornings or evenings,  no bumps or insect bites, what can it be?

Itchy: Do you have dry skin? This is one cause. Occasionally itchiness develops at night when the body temperature rises. You can prevent this by taking benadryl( may make you drowsy) or Claritin (loratadine). Overactive thyroid or polycythemia(excess red blood cells) are rarer causes. Your physician can evaluate you and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps inner thigh arms face is very itchy should I go to an emergency room or dermatologist what should I do very irrating at night?

I have itchy red bumps inner thigh arms face is very itchy should I go to an emergency room or dermatologist what should I do very irrating at night?

.? Allergic reaction: Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg right away & every 4-6 hours if needed.( OTC Ned) may take 1-2 gm of Vit C. Drink extra water & see a doctor or Walk-in clinic Be a detect e to find what the allergen is.Most probably what you ate. ...Read more

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I have bug bites that are on my legs arms and chest. Very itchy at night. I feel the bite and get red bumps right after. Scabies?

I have bug bites that are on my legs arms and chest. Very itchy at night. I feel the bite and get red bumps right after. Scabies?

Exposed?: Usually, you will know if you've been exposed to someone with scabies, they will have a persistent itchy rash. Could also be flea bites or bedbugs. See your doctor and get checked. In the meantime, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) tablets and cortisone cream can help the itching. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a cluster of white bumps on my fore arm thats itchy what is it?

I have a cluster of white bumps on my fore arm thats itchy what is it?

Dermatitis: You probably got into something, or got bitten. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone and antihistamine cream like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) if that does not work see doc for something stronger or if it spreads or gets worse. ...Read more

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What are these small itchy bumps on my shoulders and arms?

Many answers: You need to check with your doctor and dermatologist who would likely want to know how long these bumps have been present , medications being taken , and other associated symptoms, a skin biopsy may also be needed. ...Read more

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I have very itchy bumps on my arms that are strange shapes ?

I have very itchy bumps on my arms that are strange shapes ?

I'm not sure...: ...What "strange shapes" means, but irregular outlines usually means a contact dermatitis - something you're allergic to has come in contact with your skin and caused a contact dermatitis. Bug bites are also a possibility. If it's that itchy, you should see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What causes red itchy bumps on the arms and elbows?

What causes red itchy bumps on the arms and elbows?

Rash on Arms: Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of time. This rash occurs on the arms and elbows. Other causes include eczema, allergies, contact dermatitis, psoriasis and others. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more