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For 20 months I have been suffering with small red round itchy bumps on my head with extensive hair loss. After 10 biopsies still no answer. Help me!

Shingles of scalp?: You might have shingles of the scalp which can ce exceedingly painful and causes patches of hair loss. You might want to consult a dermatologist in a medical school setting who may have more experience. Good luck. ...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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3 patches of very small ( pin head size ) itchy bumps. One patch has a dime size red itchy bump. I take yoga daily. Very sweaty group setting. ?

3 patches of very small ( pin head size ) itchy bumps. 
One patch has a dime size red itchy bump. 
I take yoga daily. Very sweaty group setting. 
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Could be fungal: usually rash that starts around sweaty areas of the body (under the breast, around the groin, etc) are fungal in nature. The medical term is tinea. It is usually itchy as well. You can try over the counter lotrimin cream. If you get worse or any concern, then see your private doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps inside of my vagina mainly where I shave they look like they have a red head on some of them does this sound like herpes? I am on my period and it does feel kinda sore there are multiple

Itchy bumps inside of my vagina mainly where I shave they look like they have a red head on some of them does this sound like herpes?  I am on my period and it does feel kinda sore there are multiple

Unlikely: This sounds more like irritation from shaving. I often recommend not to shave as skin in this area is extremely sensitive, and prone to rash and blister-like lesions. Usually herpes has bumps that are clustered/bunched together, and the bumps look like they have water in them almost. Usually this is very painful but not always. I would go get a physical exam. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps all over me and a really bad head ache and the bumps keep coming and I've already had the chicken pox!:'( I've already had the chicken pox. But I have red itchy bumps all over and wont go away. And a horrible head ache what should I

If : If patient has a new rash with a headache, then consulting their physician would be the next appropriate step. There are multiple, multiple conditions that can cause rash. The concern with rashes is that it could just be a skin process, but other processes must be considered. It is very difficult to diagnose a rash online, so a medical evaluation is typically warranted. ...Read more

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Red spots/scabs penis head no discharge, pain or blisters, very itchy bumps on scrotum, whole body is itchy, even more at night. 3 weeks like this.

Red spots/scabs penis head no discharge, pain or blisters, very itchy bumps on scrotum, whole body is itchy, even more at night. 3 weeks like this.

See a doctor: It seems like you may have dermatitis like from sensitivity to something you came in contact.Did change soap shampoo or lotion. See your doctor to evaluate the rash on your scrotum and his penis. ...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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I'm having small red, dry, itchy bumps that look just like razor burn but aren't around my vagina and inner thighs, what could be the cause and cure?

I'm having small red, dry, itchy bumps that look just like razor burn but aren't around my vagina and inner thighs, what could be the cause and cure?

Need to examined: If it was not traumatized by a razor, then number of things including localized cellulitis, folloculitis, contact dermatitis are possibilities. Hard to tell by your description. Have a clinician or a dermatologist take a closer look if it's persistent. ...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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