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Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Yes: Skin that is very dry can develop irritation. The best treatment would probably be to use a cream that is both an exfoliant and emollient. I generally recommend either a lactic or a glycolic acid cream to help get rid of the dry, rough skin. http://www.OmahaCosmeticSurgery.com ...Read more

Dry Skin (Definition)

Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more


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Could very dry skin on my chin be the cause of a bunch of tiny little bumps that looks like a rash?

Could very dry skin on my chin be the cause of a bunch of tiny little bumps that looks like a rash?

Dry skin bumps: Could be eczema. eczema may be primary or food intolerances or strep. could check for strep and monitor diet ( if you have any discomfort after certain foods) . may consider a trial of OTC topical steroids for a week if it is cold in your area ,consider mositurizer in AM , Amlactin is a good mositurizer. ...Read more

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What can cause dry skin, odd scarring bumps on face, neck, back and raynauds syndrome?

What can cause dry skin, odd scarring bumps on face, neck, back and raynauds syndrome?

See a rheumatologist: Your symptoms sound like an autoimmune disorder and could be scleroderma or crest syndrome, of many possibilities. See a rheumatologist for further diagnostic evaluation and management. ...Read more

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What are red bumps some with a little pus in them that's on the thighs and butt . They do not itch or bother me. I was wondering can dry skin cause th

What are red bumps some with a little pus in them that's on the thighs and butt . They do not itch or bother me. I was wondering can dry skin cause th

Folliculitis: If you exercise a lot and wear tight clothing while you were doing so you may have this problem. It is an inflammation of the hair follicle. It can be treated by an over the counter benzoyl peroxide wash. If it does not work see your family physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I got dry skin . And now there is tiny brown bumps ?

I got dry skin . And now there is tiny brown bumps ?

Follicular keratin: This could represent thickened scaling around hair follicles. A peeling agent containing urea or ammonium lactate can peel away the dead skin for a more normal appearance. ...Read more

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I have little patches of tiny dry skin bumps, but they itch so much, do you know what they are?

I have little patches of tiny dry skin bumps, but they itch so much, do you know what they are?

I don't. But...: With more information, perhaps we can figure this out. You could request a formal consultation where we could go over your symptoms more specifically, and you could even upload pictures of these bumps during the consult for direct review. ...Read more

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I've had a bump on my earlobe for a few weeks and now it's turning blueish in color and has dry skin around it. what could It be?

I've had a bump on my earlobe for a few weeks and now it's turning blueish in color and has dry skin around it. what could It be?

Probably an: infected sebaceous cyst, partially draining. Show it to your doctor so he can drain it or treat with antibiotics. It does not sound like a life threatening problem now. ...Read more

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Have bumps on body that look like welts feel like dry skin and itch?

Have bumps on body that look like welts feel like dry skin and itch?

Bumps: Please see your doctor. You may be helped there and you might also be referred to a specialist in welts. Wish you well. ...Read more

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I feel like my skin is crawling all over. No hives or bumps. No dry skin.

I feel like my skin is crawling all over. No hives or bumps. No dry skin.

Nerves?: It could be a sensation of nerves/anxiety. Do you feel nervous? Worried about something? restless? ...Read more

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Dry skin on penis with pink bumps. What is this and is have been here for about three months?

Dry skin on penis with pink bumps. What is this and is have been here for about three months?

Eczema vs warts.: This could be a common condition such as eczema but I am concerned when you say "pink bumps". I would rather you have a dermatologist look at this in order to ensure that if these are warts, you can have them easily treated. Warts in the genital region can easily spread through sexual contact and it is best to have them treated and abstain from sexual intercourse until they are completely gone. ...Read more