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What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.

What causes an itchy rash with little bumps on top of my feet and redness on lower legs? Also bumps are not itching anymore, now they are dry bumps.

Allergic reaction: Usually rashes on the top of your feet are casued by some type of allergic reaction or contact dermatits. With your lower legs involved i would rule out edema/swelling as an issue as well. Your socks or shoes could be creating the rash on your feet more so if they got wet while wearing them or if you have changed soaps or detergents. If the rash persists or returns get examined by a doctor. ...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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Red itchy bumps with white circle around them on legs and stomach. Look like tiny hives. Food allergy cause? Would i see a derm?

Red itchy bumps with white circle around them on legs and stomach. Look like tiny hives. Food allergy cause? Would i see a derm?

How long?: How long have you had this problem and how long does each bump stays around? If the problem cannot be controlled with antihistamine or lasts more than 8 weeks , consider seeing an allergist. Does heat, stress, or exercise trigger it? If so , it may just be a condition known as cholinergic urticaria. Tell us more about your condition. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of itchy bumps all over the body(legs, arms, neck, top and bottom of feet, sometimes face and hands) that come and go?

What could be the cause of itchy bumps all over the body(legs, arms, neck, top and bottom of feet, sometimes face and hands) that come and go?

Itchy red bumps: The description of itchy red bumps that come and go is very much the description of hives. Hives or urticaria is very common affecting 25% of people. Sometimes there is swelling. Causes are many and unfortunately treatments available are fewer. While hives are not dangerous or contagious, the itching can be very uncomfortable. Allergist or dermatologist can assist in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are these little itchy bumps on my legs?

What are these little itchy bumps on my legs?

Uncertain: A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What could red itchy bumps on your legs be?

What could red itchy bumps on your legs be?

Rash: Hives are a red, raised and intensely itchy rash that looks very similar to a mosquito bite. Each separate hive will last less than 24 hours although the sum amount of all hives can persist for a long time. Any rash is best diagnosed by a doctor actually visualizing the rash. ...Read more

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What could these small itchy bumps on my arms and legs be?

What could these small itchy bumps on my arms and legs be?

Rash: A rash really needs to be visualized by a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Fyi: a red, raised and intensely itchy rash is often hives but it can also be ? ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps all over legs!, remedy?

I have itchy bumps all over legs!, remedy?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have . If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up . If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pregnant wife has itchy bumps on bottom and legs?

Pregnant wife has itchy bumps on bottom and legs?

PUPPP: Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (puppp), is the most common rash in pregnant women. It occurs in first pregnancies during the 3rd trimester with onset at 35 weeks. It does not involve the belly button distinguishing it from other common rashes of pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are itchy bumps popping up on arms and legs?

What are itchy bumps popping up on arms and legs?

Itchy bumps : I really can't tell you without more history snd exam . See your doctor ! ...Read more

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Groups of 1, 2, or 3 small, red, itchy bumps appearing on my legs. What Is this. It's been spreading throughout the day.

Groups of 1, 2, or 3 small, red, itchy bumps appearing on my legs. What Is this. It's been spreading throughout the day.

Insect allergy?: Allergy to insect bites is the most common cause. Avoiding exposure by wearing long pants when you go out may provide relief. Consult your doctor if the rash keeps appearing. ...Read more

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Pregnant wife has itchy bumps on bottom and legs. Is this normal?

Itchy bumps: Hives look like small, red, raised and very itchy bumps that start small and coalesce into larger patches. Try topical anti itch creams first but if it doesn't go away she needs to see her ob/gyn for oral antihistamine therapy. Zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are safe in pregnancy. Allegra is not. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps around my penis and my legs and on my arms . Not sure what they are?

I have itchy bumps around my penis and my legs and on my arms . Not sure what they are?

Many possiblilities: I wish I could provide an easy answer but this requires a more detailed evaluation. Scabies is one possibility and depending on where you live I wonder if it could be poison ivy/oak/sumac. ...Read more

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Wife gets itchy bumps year round on her calves only. They look like mosquito bites but happen daily. She ends up itching them bloody in her sleep?

Wife gets itchy bumps year round on her calves only. They look like mosquito bites but happen daily. She ends up itching them bloody in her sleep?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Returned from trip to 7-day trip to rural honduras. Now some small, round, itchy bumps appearing scattered on arms, top of legs, calves. What is this?

Returned from trip to 7-day trip to rural honduras. Now some small, round, itchy bumps appearing scattered on arms, top of legs, calves. What is this?

Bug bites.: What you are describing could be bug bites of some type due to the nonspecific location. Because of the tropical climate, it could be any number of arthropods. You may want to see a physician for treatment since the number is so high extending over a fairly large body surface area. Additionally, watch for any signs of infection--fevers, night sweats or redness and enlargement of the actual bumps. ...Read more

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I have pea-sized, extremely itchy bumps that started on the soles of my feet a couple of days ago, and seem to be spreading to my calves. On my feet they seem to be grouped up, but not on my legs. My skin is dry but lotion doesn't seem to help.

I have pea-sized, extremely itchy bumps that started on the soles of my feet a couple of days ago, and seem to be spreading to my calves. On my feet they seem to be grouped up, but not on my legs. My skin is dry but lotion doesn't seem to help.

Fungus vs contact: You may have a contact allergy or spreading of the athlete's foot fungus. It is hard to tell for sure based on your description. May try 1% hydrocortisone cream for a few days to see if this helps. If it is from a contact allergy, avoidance of the allergen is the only way to stop it. See your doctor if the problem continues. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites all over legs, new ones pop up. It's not a mosquito bite because there is no bug on me.

Itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites all over legs, new ones pop up. It's not a mosquito bite because there is no bug on me.

Dermatitis: Most likely a contact dermatitis from something that was in contact with your legs or possibly a lotion that was put on your legs. See a health provider if it worsens or persists. ...Read more

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I have been getting itchy bumps on my legs and arms for a month now, help?

I have been getting itchy bumps on my legs and arms for a month now, help?

Bumps: Itchy bumps may be caused by insect bites, eczema , etc. To name just a few skin conditions . See a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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