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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Itchy Bumps On Achilles Tendon

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Itchy bumps on the both achilles' tendons, flesh colored, bleed when scratched. Not spreading, but not going away. Live in cold chicago.

Itchy bumps on the both achilles' tendons, flesh colored, bleed when scratched. Not spreading, but not going away. Live in cold chicago.

Without seeing: The lesions I am not sure what they are. Any lesion that would bleed though would concern me and i would likely biopsy for definitive diagnosis and treatment. In that region i would perform a shave biopsy of one of the lesions. ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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Hi is it possible to be allergic to certain shoes? I have itchy bumps on both my Achilles' tendons and up both legs...? Thanks

Hi is it possible to be allergic to certain shoes? I have itchy bumps on both my Achilles' tendons and up both legs...? Thanks

Allergy to anything: is possible, Why? Allergy reflects a human response, often involving immune system, & humans (as sensitive intelligent creatures) can respond in all kinds of ways to almost any stimulus, situation or thing. All this is coordinated at a mind/brain level, yet often promoted as only a mysterious body response with treatments for only symptom(s) offered/promoted. Bigger picture routinely more helpful. ...Read more

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What can cause you to have constant itchy Achilles tendon?

What can cause you to have constant itchy Achilles tendon?

Irritation: If the shoes rubs on the tendon it can irritate the skin and create an itching feeling. ...Read more

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Itchy red bite-like blotch on Achilles' tendon. Thought it was a bite. Hasn't gone away in 3weeks. Size of thumb, bumpy?

Itchy red bite-like blotch on Achilles' tendon. Thought it was a bite. Hasn't gone away in 3weeks. Size of thumb, bumpy?

Hard to say: Without seeing it, but I'd advise you to have it checked out since it doesn't belong. If you wanted to try something prior to seeing a doctor I would try a topical OTC steroid cream. I.e 1percent hydrocortisone. ...Read more

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What causes white itchy bumps to appear on the body?

What causes white itchy bumps to appear on the body?

Could be an: Allergic reaction to something you have been exposed to, sometimes called hives. Please see your doc so it can be identified, treated, and you can figure out what to avoid if necessary. A more extreme version of this can close your throat so please get checked. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What could cause itchy bumps that are spreading very fast?

What could cause itchy bumps that are spreading very fast?

Hives of rash: There are many causes, and it is best to be seen by a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can carpet beetles cause itchy bumps?

Can carpet beetles cause itchy bumps?

Yes: Capet beetles can cause a variety of rashes, even asthma and nasal allergy attaccks. For more information, see http://ento.Psu.Edu/extension/factsheets/carpet-beetle-dermatitis. ...Read more

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What can cause itchy bumps on my fingers?

What can cause itchy bumps on my fingers?

Several causes: One cause of small itchy bumps with clear fluid that tends to occur along the insides of the fingers is "pompholyx" or dyshydrotic eczema. The bumps tend to be very itchy. I suspect a dermatologist can give a much longer list of causes. ...Read more

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What might cause painful, itchy bumps on the toes?

What might cause painful, itchy bumps on the toes?

Fungal disease: Itchy, painful bumps on the toes may be caused by a fungal disease. You may also have contact dermatitis. See a podiatrist for evaluation, possible culture, and treatment with medication. In the meantime, keep your feet dry, allow them some sunshine and air, and try zeasorb powder in your shoes to absorb moisture. ...Read more

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What might be the cause of tiny, itchy bumps on my fingers?

What might be the cause of tiny, itchy bumps on my fingers?

Rash: Your rash needs to be looked at to identify it and be able to help you, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

What can cause small red itchy bumps on inner thigh?

Many possibilities: Hives localized to the inner thighs may be due to multiple causes. The area is warm and one thigh can rub against the other. It can be due to cloth or chemicals in pants, just to give a few examples. Wear non-tight pants; when itchy, apply Sarna with pramoxime. Otherwise, keep dry with cornstarch or talc. Take an antihistamine such as fexofenadine or cetirizine. No help - see your physician. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of red, raised, non itchy bumps on upper torso?

What could be the cause of red, raised, non itchy bumps on upper torso?

Many reasons: Not sure if you are a man or a woman, but a man can have folliculitis on the chest hair, both can have acne there too, and many other reasons can cause raised red bumps. Best is to see your doctor to examine the rash and give you a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps all over my body! it's not hives so what else can cause this?

Itchy bumps all over my body! it's not hives so what else can cause this?

How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. If it did not work, see an allergist. ...Read more

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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

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What could cause small itchy bumps on my child's back?

What could cause small itchy bumps on my child's back?

Itchy rashes...: do have a large differential diagnoses in Pediatrics...from insect bites to infectious...like scabies.Only through a physical and history examination the diagnosis can be established. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

Nickel allergy: Nickel allergy from the snaps on blue jeans or a metal belt buckle is a common cause of an itchy red rash near the umbilicus (belly button). A dermatologist or allergist can confirm using an allergy patch test. ...Read more

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