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Can Dry Skin Cause Itchy Bumps
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!
Itchy bumps or some times just really itchy. Managed to pick what looked like what I thought was small flakes of dry skin but looked closer and looked more like skin tags just super tiny. Found some on side of rib cage close to the arm pit, inner thy, an
Dry skin?: From your description, the problem appears to be what is called keratosis pilaris. Skin tags have a stem. I would suggest that you try applying a moisturizer on your body within 3 mins after bathing and perhaps another application with or without bathing 12 hrs later and see if you can see improvement after about a week. If not, consult a dermatologist. Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. ...Read more
Tiny, itchy bumps all over body. Do not look like a rash & are not in the usual places for scabies, but could it be? Maybe from tanning or dry skin?
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itchy rash with red bumps suggests that your immune system is trying to reject something such as an allergen or a virus. The itching is a signal that something is not right. Dry skin often causes itching, but rarely a rash. Tanning could trigger some rash. Finding the cause is the first order of business, please see your doctor. Moisturizing creams such as cerave may be of hel. ...Read more
Have an itchy rash on buttocks...causes dry skin and one or two blisters.itching is worse at night.spontaneously clears after a few days?
Rash on buttocks: Hello ~ have a Dr see the rash when it's there because this sounds suspiciously like a herpes infection rash. If it is there is no need to be concerned, but we would advise how you can better not spread this and advise lots of washing of hands, and the rash is severe could be treated with Acyclovir or derivative or some 1% hydrocort for itch, or nothing. Thanks. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
For weeks I've had this dry skin itchy rash on inner eyelids it looks like it's coming out of skin what could this be is it bad?
Get checked out: Usually involvement of the inner eyelids manifest as redness or raised bumps. They are likely to be from allergic conjunctivitis if they itch . In contact lens wearer, another more serious form of conjunctivitis can occur often necessitating removal of the contact lens. The cornea may be irritated if the condition is severe enough. See ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Dry skin: You may just have a case of skin dryness causing the itch. Try applying a moisturizing cream. It maybe best to have the doctor look aat the rash to rule out any infection. ...Read more
I am experiencing dry skin, very itchy rash. On sides under boobs, back and inside of top of my legs. It gets worse in the winter. Red patchy circles?
Moisturizer: These are likely what is called winter rash due to dry skin. Try applying a moisturizer on your skin within 3 minutes after bathing (daily bathing is encouraged). Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. The red patchy circles however are not usually found in people with just dry skin. You may need to consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Suffering from dry flaky skin on the penis. Used my wife's monistat 4 wks ago due to itchy bumps cause she had a yeast infec. What is wrong with me?
Dermatitis?: This might just be healing of your apparent penile yeast infection. Or some other dermatitis. It doesn't sound serious, and no STD would do this. Beyon that, there's no way to judge the cause in any more detail. Get professionally evaluated if it continues and/or you remain concerned. ...Read more
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
If i didn't 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 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?
About 7 weeks of itchy bumps all over that made my skin severely dry. Bumps scab and fall off. What is this?
?: Can be urticaria or something else, please see your doctor ...Read more
When I scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?
Part of the disease: Eczema is a general term. You don't describe the bumps; when limited to the lower legs, there are some specific diseases. Generalized itching get be the result of allergy to environmental allergens, contact allergens (jewelry, cosmetics), irritation by shaving or other methods of hair removal. Less frequently, some systemic diseases. Without more information, I can't be more specific. ...Read more
I suddenly broke out with dry skin coloured bumps on my forehead. It's not itchy just very dry and irritated. Just wondering what this could be?
I have very dry skin and a pimple type of bump on my right elbow it gets really irritating and itchy what should I do?
Red itchy bumps on face skin is very dry I'm scared to use ANYTHING just using benzol peroxide on spot. What to do?! :(
I have dark non itchy dry skin like bumps coming down from my neck now spreading down to my stomach. What could it be?
Many causes: This could be many things. See your dermatologist to get the answer. ...Read more
I have a rash on my thigh. It's red with small bumps but smooth and itchy. It looks like dry skin with the white dry skin. Recommendations?
There is a patch of skin on my fore arm that is very tiny bumps, not red, not itchy. I had shingles last year and it is on the same arm. Dry skin? Or?
Skin lesions: May just be dry skin (try moisturizing cream several times a day; avoid very hot baths/showers & harsh soaps). Might be sun damage from too much exposure; see doc for evaluation; actinic keratoses are easily treated via many methods. Use sunscreen when outdoors, even on cloudy days. If blisters form, may be recurrence of shingles (not common) but best treated early. ...Read more
I had a rash show up on my penis it started out as small bumps but they popped and now the head of my penis has really dry skin it peels and its not itchy or anything
A rash on your penis definitely warrants medical investigation, meaning a trip to your doctor. You could be dealing with something as simple as an allergic reaction/dermatitis or something more worrisome like a std. Regardless I can't make a good guess without seeing the area in question. Also, you may need testing depending on your doctor's diagnosis.
Best of luck. ...Read more
Iam 57 and have small bumps on the side of my vagina lips and dry skin on the lips them self. What is this? It is very itchy.
Need to see it: It's not possible to make a diagnosis without seeing what the bumps look like. You can ask for a private conversation and post a photo if you like. ...Read more
My lips are itchy and full of little bumps. I had atopy until I was about 8,now im 16. I have really dry skin around my lip area.
Allergy?: For the dry skin a good little tub of Carmex is probably the best thing. But this itchy bumpy lip problem sounds more like a recurrence of an allergy. Think about recent foods you have eaten? Changes in soaps or perfumes or detergents? You might try a dose of Zyrtec (cetirizine) 10mg over the counter to see if this resolves. Best of Luck! ...Read more
Accutane making penis super dry. Skin peels off all the time and a little cyst/bump has formed in a dry/flakey area. Itchy all the time. What 2 do?
Accutane: Try using a moisturizer several times a day ...Read more
Iam 57 and have small bumps on the side of my vagina lips and dry skin on the lips them self. What is this? It is very itchy. No sex, medipause done
Lack of estrogen: More than likely, this presentation involves menopausal estrogen loss which can affect the lower genital tract although vulvar and vaginal infections may present this way as well. There are some skin conditions like lichen sclerosis, more common in menopausal women, that can present with itching as well. See your doctor as this is usually a visual diagnosis. ...Read more
I have develped a skin rash on the outer edge of my right foot. There are small reddish itchy bumps that dry up to leave crusty skin.
Have rash evaluated: It is impossible to offer specific answers without being able to visualize the rash. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Is there a skin infection (bacterial/fungal...etc) that causes itchy bumps/sores that are connected by a thin line just under the skin?
If possible,: Take a well lit picture and post it with your question. ...Read more
I have very itchy, dry, and slightly raised bumps on my mons pubis that are a red-ish brown color. Is this just dry skin? What can I do to treat it?
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