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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
Skin Tags: Skin tags are an outgrowth of normal skin and occur in ~25% of adults. Incidence increases with age. Skin tags usually occur in areas where there is increased friction (armpits, neck, groin/inner thigh regions). Treatment with excision of lesions with scissors. Larger lesions may require suturing. Can also try cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen or electrodesiccation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Allergy?: Good morning, tant 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 a 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 its 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
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 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?
About 7 weeks of itchy bumps all over that made my skin severely dry. Bumps scab and fall off. What is this?
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