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Used ground flax seed daily until broke out with itchy red bumps on hand, leg and arm. I did scratch and caused terrible sores. Swell now on my face?

Used ground flax seed daily until broke out with itchy red bumps on hand, leg and arm. I did scratch and caused terrible sores. Swell now on my face?

Stop flaxseed: This may be coincidental although it is possible that you may be allergic to flaxseed. If the problem continues after 10 days off of flaxseed, it is unlikely to be related to it. The sores may be from an infection or something more serious. See your doctor soon. Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Itchy red bumps on inner thighs, what is this from?

Itchy red bumps on inner thighs, what is this from?

Hard to say maybe: From the fabric of your clothes, soap or detergent, . .. Occasionally it can be from a mild inflammation of the hair follicles in that area... Try using a mild soap like dove (white). Detergent like all free clear. Trying yourself well after you bathe. .. And maybe some over-the-counter cortisone cream. If these things don't help let your doctor take a look. Good luck. Read more

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My thighs rub together now all of a sudden I keep having itchy red bumps that appear. Who do I need to see?

My thighs rub together now all of a sudden I keep having itchy red bumps that appear. Who do I need to see?

Chafing: Chafing is skin irritation that occurs where skin rubs against skin, clothing, or other material. When skin becomes irritated because of something rubbing, there are several things you can try, including: avoid coarse clothing. Wearing 100% cotton fabric against your skin may help. Eliminate friction against your skin by using appropriate clothing for the activity you are involved in. See you derm. Read more

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Itchy red bumps around thighs and buttocks?

Itchy red bumps around thighs and buttocks?

Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment. Read more

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How can I get rid of itchy red bumps on my thighs?

How can I get rid of itchy red bumps on my thighs?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. Read more

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Itchy rash on inner thigh with red bumps. What would that possibly be?

Itchy rash on inner thigh with red bumps. What would that possibly be?

Hard to tell: Without seeing the rash it is very difficult to know. It sounds like simple things but it should be seen in order to treat it properly. Read more

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I'm an 18 year old female with itchy red bumps filled with pus and hard to the touch on my upper thigh should I be worried?

I'm an 18 year old female with itchy red bumps filled with pus and hard to the touch on my upper thigh should I be worried?

Pustules: These are commonly called boils, some are superficial and will drain on their own. Warm compresses help this. Others are deeper and require antibiotics. If increasing in size and pain over a 24 hour period, see a doctor for antibiotics or drainage. Read more

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Out brake of very itchy red bumps in clusters all over legs. Mostly upper back of thighs. Resemble mosquito bites but I haven't been outside recently?

Out brake of very itchy red bumps in clusters all over legs. Mostly upper back of thighs. Resemble mosquito bites but I haven't been outside recently?

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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I have itchy red bumps inner thigh arms face is very itchy should I go to an emergency room or dermatologist what should I do very irrating at night?

I have itchy red bumps inner thigh arms face is very itchy should I go to an emergency room or dermatologist what should I do very irrating at night?

.? Allergic reaction: Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg right away & every 4-6 hours if needed. (OTC Ned) may take 1-2 gm of Vit C. Drink extra water & see a doctor or Walk-in clinic Be a detect e to find what the allergen is. Most probably what you ate. Read more

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I have non itchy, red bumps on my elbows, knuckles, knees, and thighs. Not allergy or psoriasis. Had a fever last week don't know if it's related. What could it be?

I have non itchy, red bumps on my elbows, knuckles, knees, and thighs. Not allergy or psoriasis. Had a fever last week don't know if it's related. What could it be?

Viral rash: Many viruses can cause a rash in addition to other symptoms such as fever and cough. Many of these rashes are not specific or characteristic enough to identify the virus. The viral rash itself is not usually serious. But it is very important to make sure the rash is not part of a serious infection such a meningococcal infection. If you have any concerns then contact your doctor immediately. Read more

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I've 16 years old, I've these horrible painful/itchy red bumps in thighs, under armpits, legs, foot, hands everywhere I'm tired of it! Help me!!

I've 16 years old, I've these horrible painful/itchy red bumps in thighs, under armpits, legs, foot, hands everywhere I'm tired of it! Help me!!

Needs evaluation: These are all sites that likely itch & your passive scratching could plant a number of germs. From your description your body is likely colonized with an aggressive staph that has inflamed some hair follicles &will need prescription meds to kill off. It may be something else. The only way to know what to do is have it looked at. Read more

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No patch forms in skin. But, small itchy red bumps form seperately about 1 inch distance in my back, hands and leg. Hiv symptoms?

No patch forms in skin. But, small itchy red bumps form seperately about 1 inch distance in my back, hands and leg. Hiv symptoms?

Cannot see these: And therefore cannot diagnose them, but if you think you may have been exposed to HIV you should go and get tested in the near future. This is a treatable disease, best when diagnosed early. Read more

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What can cause itchy red bumps on my neck?

What can cause itchy red bumps on my neck?

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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What's the cause of mildly itchy red bumps on an arm?

What's the cause of mildly itchy red bumps on an arm?

Dermatitis: You may have contact dermatitis or fungal dermatitis. It is best to see doctor so you can get some cream for it. Read more

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What are the causes of the sudden rash of small itchy red bumps?

What are the causes of the sudden rash of small itchy red bumps?

Allergic reaction: Rashes of sudden onset that are itchy are usually allergic in origin. Use of anti-itching cream seems to help. Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

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