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I'm pregnant 7 months pregnant and for the past 2wks I have been experiencing itchy bumps on my butt and around my anus?

I'm pregnant  7 months pregnant and for the past 2wks I have been experiencing itchy bumps on my butt and around my anus?

Needs evaluation: Often these bumps can simply be from a heat rash. However it also can be from other causes that need to be evaluated by your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Dry affected areas daily
Daily
Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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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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What causes the itchy bumps when mosquitoes bite us?

What causes the itchy bumps when mosquitoes bite us?

See below: When the mosquito drinks blood, she injects an anticoagulant to keep the blood from clotting. The anticoagulant, like all foreign proteins, activates the immune system. This causes a local allergic reaction around the bite. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Know it's also called tinea cruris, intertrigo, and groin ringworm
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Know that jock itch is caused by a fungus
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Know risk factors: heat, humidity, tight clothing, sweat, obesity, diabetes
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Most important Rx: Keep your skin as clean and as dry as possible
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I have these really red itchy bumps all over my body i scrach them cause they itch bad but everytime i do i wake up the next morning with more?

I have these really red itchy bumps all over my body  i scrach them cause they itch bad but everytime i do i wake up the next morning with more?

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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Could arthritis cause itchy bumps?

Could arthritis cause itchy bumps?

Yes!: A number of diseases can be associated with hives and urticaria. Rare forms of vasculitis almost always have some cutaneous disease which can itching, either by histamine release or other immune mediators-whatever the autoimmune disease. Do not scratch-lesions always will worsen and may get infected! ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Bath or shower daily with antibacterial soap
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Wear clean, loose-fitting underwear
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Use anti-fungal medications for jock itch
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Dry off after bathing with a clean towel
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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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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more

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