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Causes Of Bumps On My Skin
There are many: Possible causes for this. With info available - can't provide a helpful response. ...Read more
Difficult to tell: There are so many possibilities as to why you could be developing these bumps, which could include an allergic rash ("contact dermatitis"), dry skin, infection, drug reaction, etc. The only way to find the true cause is to have your skin examined by a doctor, and they can find the proper diagnosis and treatment for you. Best wishes. ...Read more
What causes keratosis pilaris? I have bumps on my skin that seem to pop up whenever I eat too much sugar,fried food, meat or wheat ? Is it an allergy?
Ingrown Hairs: Depending on how you remove hair at the bikini line, you may be getting ingrown hairs and eventually "cysts". Waxing and shaving are the most common causes of this problem. If you have only one or two bumps, they are likely cysts. However, some of your lymph nodes reside in this area and so seeing a doctor would be smart to be make sure its a cyst and not a swollen lymph node or two. ...Read more
What could cause a small bump under skin near my right temple? It is hard, not able to be popped, and is not painful. Has grown maybe 1mm in months.
Probably: You probably have a milium which is a tiny cyst. See dermatologist for removal. ...Read more
After tanning I have gotten some bumps on my skin that itch. Been tanning before without a problem. What is the cause of this?
Probably not tanning: It sounds like you have a rash. It's difficult to diagnose without seeing it. Is the rash on your extremities, trunk or both? Is it symmetrical on your extremities. You need an examination to determine what this is. It is probably safe to apply and otc lotion like caladryl to relieve the itch. ...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
For years I've had red, itchy bumps on my skin appear at random. Aveeno (oatmeal) Eczema cream seems to work - eczema or bumps caused by chronic dehydration?
Here are some...: Your described skin changes most times come with no identifiable cause, but personal "dry" skin - rare at 20 - may worsen the itching. So, continue same care and see. As to water consumption, please peruse articles in http://formefirst.com/waterdrink.html. For how to follow other health-related issues, follow instruction described in http://formefirst.com/waterdrink.html. ...Read more