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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Small Red Itchy Bumps On Breasts

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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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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I had my gallbladder removed 4 days ago and I have a bunch of small red itchy bumps on my stomach between my breasts and belly button. What is this?

I had my gallbladder removed 4 days ago and I have a bunch of small red itchy bumps on my stomach between my breasts and belly button. What is this?

Reaction: This may be a reaction to the medications during surgery, medications you are taking now or the antiseptic solution used at the time of surgery most likely. Call your md and ask to be seen if this does not clear. ...Read more

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I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?

I normally experience skin rash red itchy bumps in armpits. Recently have appeared under breast. In groin area itchy, red bumpy, flaking rash appeared?

See derm: This is a rather common condition especially when one lives in a hot environment. This is an inflammatory issue which can often be controlled with low dose abx based on its antiinflammatory activity. ...Read more

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Red itchy rash under breast and groin area it looks like sun burn with bumps. I'm itchy all over but no rash other then those areas. What can this be?

Red itchy rash under breast and groin area it looks like sun burn with bumps. I'm itchy all over but no rash other then those areas. What can this be?

Yeast infection?: If you are overweight, the areas under the breasts, the love handle, and the groin are more susceptible to candida infection. If this applies to you, try to keep these areas dry by using antiperspirant. In the meanwhile try some anti-fungal cream on the areas for a few days. If still not improved after a week, see you doctor. For overweight people, losing some weight should be a long-term goal. ...Read more

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I have tiny red itchy bumps all over my stomach, back, legs, breasts and arms. I don't thinks its poison ivy or chicken pox.

I have tiny red itchy bumps all over my stomach, back, legs, breasts and arms. I don't thinks its poison ivy or chicken pox.

Might be scabies: Rashes are hard to diagnose without seeing them. Sounds like a disease caused by tiny mites. Would need a special medicine. ...Read more

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I have this small red non itchy bumps on my stomach and three on my back. It started on my chest and progressed. What is it?

I have this small red non itchy bumps on my stomach and three on my back. It started on my chest and progressed. What is it?

Dermatitis?: Small red bumps could be dermatitis (skin irritation allergy) or infectious lesions (like viral zoster). The presentation is so widely variable that the only way to properly diagnose you is to see your physician. Your physician will want to know how long these 'bumps' have been present, if you changed soap or detergent recently, what improves it, and seen these bumps before? See your physician. ...Read more

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I have small non red itchy bumps on my neck chest and behind my ears?

I have small non red itchy bumps on my neck chest and behind my ears?

Too young to post!: Sorry, but according to the guidelines, you are too young to post on this forum, and for us to advise you. Please have your guardian/parent ask. ...Read more

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What causes scattered red and itchy bumps on back, neck, chest arms after a day in the sun swimming on the river? Don't believe it to be any poision ivy oak or sumac.

What causes scattered red and itchy bumps on back, neck, chest arms after a day in the sun swimming on the river? Don't believe it to be any poision ivy oak or sumac.

Heat Rash: Sounds like you had heat rash. It should go away fairly rapidly. If you search about heat rash you will see pictures and a host of information far beyond my 400 word answer. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps around my hips and chest?

Rashes: Can be many many things. Sorry but for us to properly evaluate rashes we need to see and feel them. Please see healthcare provider to have this evaluated. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Why do I have red itchy bumps on my chest hands and everywhere?

Why do I have red itchy bumps on my chest hands and everywhere?

? Hives: Which can be a reaction to a food, medicine, or just spontaneous mostly due to a viral infection, but you need to be seen as it can be another problem, meanwhile try an OTC antihistamine, read the labels carefully, till you see your doctor, wish you well ...Read more

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What to do if I have red non-itchy bumps all over chest and stomach.?

What to do if I have red non-itchy bumps all over chest and stomach.?

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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My wife's back "upper part" is almost full of itchy bumps, she just got them suddenly, also a big spot on her chest and some red bumps on her face.

My wife's back "upper part" is almost full of itchy bumps, she just got them suddenly, also a big spot on her chest and some red bumps on her face.

Hives: Thisis an allergic reaction most likely. As long as she has no breathing problems or loss of blood pressure these are hives. You can try bendryl but you will need to see your doctor. Look for exposures like a new medication, a food, now fabrices, new chemical exposures, infection = the list is very long and often we can not discover the cause. We call this urticaria. ...Read more

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All over my arms, chest, legs I have red itchy bumps ranging from tiny to big. Do you have any idea what they might be or should I seek medical care?

Many: Viral infection, drug reaction etc can cause your problem. Try taking antihistamine up to 2-4 times daily. If the problem is very intolerable or lasts more than 10 days without letting up, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on my neck, ears, face, back and chest. I have been in a hot tub this weekend and think that it is chlorine rash. Am I right?

I have red itchy bumps on my neck, ears, face, back and chest. I have been in a hot tub this weekend and think that it is chlorine rash. Am I right?

Hot tub: There is a condition called hot tub folliculitis that is usually due to a pseudomonas infection. You should check with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have red non itchy bumps that cover my stomach, chest and go up the back of my neck and arms. Some are pimple like but have clear liquid in them.

I have red non itchy bumps that cover my stomach, chest and go up the back of my neck and arms. Some are pimple like but have clear liquid in them.

See Your Doctor: You have given some details about your rash however more info is needed such as duration, your medical history (recent/past) and more. Additionally, diagnosis of a rash is challenging without visual inspection. The causes for rash are quite numerous: infection, allergy, disease-related, and more. Suggest you see your doctor now for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps all over my chest now on arms and back! It's so itchy! An looks like its starting to blister! Please help! What is this! Goin on my neck now! Poison oak!?

I have red itchy bumps all over my chest now on arms and back! It's so itchy! An looks like its starting to blister! Please help! What is this! Goin on my neck now! Poison oak!?

Might be: It might be a poison oak, however poison oak tend to be on areas of the body that were unclothed and in contact with plants, but it might be a contact dermatitis or other allergic reaction, you need to show it to doctor, no one can diagnose rash without seeing it, and you most likely will need treatment that you can't get without seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps, blisters, & rashes are growing all over my right arm, neck, face, chest, and abdomen. Sore throat occurred as well. What's happening?

Red itchy bumps, blisters, & rashes are growing all over my right arm, neck, face, chest, and abdomen. Sore throat occurred as well. What's happening?

Chicken pox?: Have you ever had chicken pox or been immunized against it? If not it sounds suspicious. Of course, without seeing a picture or the rash itself any diagnosis is speculative. In any case consult with your physician. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps on both breasts, more so on right and between breasts. Also a few bumps on stomach but not many. Should I worry? Could this be IBC?

I have itchy bumps on both breasts, more so on right and between breasts. Also a few bumps on stomach but not many. Should I worry? Could this be IBC?

See derm: There are many potential causes for the itchy bumps. It is annoying but if bothersome enough, a dermatology consult is recommended. I don't know what IBC meant however. Have you tried topical cortisone cream? ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of itchy bumps with clear liquid.... they are on my hands, ankle, an right breast.?

What can I do to get rid of itchy bumps with clear liquid.... they are on my hands, ankle, an right breast.?

See Provider: If you have a rash that has spread from one part of the body to another I recommend getting examined for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Depending on the rash there are a variety of natural and prescription treatments available! ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps all over my body except my legs, face and arms. They vary in size and some are peeling, most are near my breast stomach and back.

I have itchy bumps all over my body except my legs, face and arms. They vary in size and some are peeling, most are near my breast stomach and back.

Rashes need doctors: It's really impossible to diagnose or treat a rash without a good history and a visual exam to see what it looks like. This rash sounds extensive and it sounds like you've had it awhile. See a dermatologist for the most accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can be causing a red itchy rash under breasts?

Fungal?: You may have problem with a candida (yeast) infection especially if your breasts are quite large and you sweat a lot. Other potential but less likely cause would be a contact allergy to material used in your bra. ...Read more

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Why would I get a red itchy rash on my belly and breasts?

Why would I get a red itchy rash on my belly and breasts?

Thanks for asking!: Red itchy rash on belly and breast...
Need to ask some questions to help get you more information. How tall are you? How much do you weight? (this tells me your bmi) also, is it related to heat and sweat in the area? Is it always there? Does it itch? Get back with these and I will try and answer. ...Read more

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Large red itchy rash over both breasts tried ant fungal cream not worked appears to be spreading?

Large red itchy rash over both breasts tried ant fungal cream not worked appears to be spreading?

? impetigo: It could be an infection. I recommend that you see your doctor or a dermatologist for a diagnosis. You may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Red, itchy rash on chest under breast after working out or sweating

Red, itchy rash on chest under breast after working out or sweating

Fungus: Most likely a fungal infection from the warmth and moisture between the breast and chest wall. See your doctor for an anti fungal cream. ...Read more