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Have a few red bumps on the bottom of my feet - not itchy, just somewhat irritating when I walk around. Had a similar spot of bumps on my lower leg.

Have a few red bumps on the bottom of my feet - not itchy, just somewhat irritating when I walk around. Had a similar spot of bumps on my lower leg.

Bumps on feet: these bums need to be seen to evaluate and teach the right diagnosis. Then treat or suggest. Step 1--- ie----- making right diagnosis is possible with in person evaluation only ...Read more

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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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I have little tiny red bumps on my legs. What causes this?

I have little tiny red bumps on my legs. What causes this?

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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Why are my lower legs itch, irriatied looking and have small litte red bumps all over?

Why are my lower legs itch, irriatied looking and have small litte red bumps all over?

Rash: The accurate diagnosis of a rash typically requires a physical exam. Ask your primary care physician to look at this problem. ...Read more

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My friend's daughter about 5 month old with tiny red bumps only on her face, arm and leg. Itch cause her scratch until infected. What kind of that?

Possible Scabies: Itchy bumps in a young child could be bug bites, such as fleas, bedbugs, or scabies. In addition, a skin virus such as molluscum should be considered. This child should be seen by a dermatologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Long term rash on lower buttocks and upper legs (sitting area) not itchy, small red bumps, no creams seem to cure.

Long term rash on lower buttocks and upper legs (sitting area) not itchy, small red bumps, no creams seem to cure.

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at www.imgur.com the picture will be tagged with its own URL website You can RESUBMIT the question to us again with the URL address listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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Breaking out in small red bumps on legs and slowly spreading and are painful also with a headache and fever what could this be cause from?

Breaking out in small red bumps on legs and slowly spreading and are painful also with a headache and fever what could this be cause from?

See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this without seeing the rash and obtaining a full history and exam. You also need to be checked to be sure you do not have central nervous system involvement. Go see your pcp now. This is the season for tick-borne illnesses and they need rapid treatment. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps on my legs. It's not bed bugs or fleas. What are they?

I have tiny red bumps on my legs. It's not bed bugs or fleas. What are they?

Keratosis Pilaris: I assume they are at the thigh area. If they are, most likely benign bumps called keratosis pilaris. The bumps can be smoothed out by lotions that contain acids such as amlactin (otc). If the bumps are lower, they could be bites, razor burn, folliculitis, fungus, etc. Touch to say without photo. ...Read more

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What can I do for tiny red bumps on my arms and legs? They kind of look like a break out

What can I do for tiny red bumps on my arms and legs? They kind of look like a break out

Depends: Red bumps on the skin can represent a number of things including a hypersentitivity reaction or allergy, a skin reaction to a viral infection, medication, or other environmental exposures. Some skin changes may signifiy a more serious condition. If your skin rash persists, you should see your health care provider to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have 2 tiny red bumps on each thigh. They have a white head. Is this herpes? I also get a slight burning feeling in my groin, hips, low back and legs constantly.

I have 2 tiny red bumps on each thigh. They have a white head. Is this herpes? I also get a slight burning feeling in my groin, hips, low back and legs constantly.

See Your Doctor: The description and symptoms given do not sound typical for Herpes however more info is needed such as duration, your medical history (recent/past) and more. Additionally, diagnosis of skin lesions is challenging without visual inspection. The causes for "bumps" 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 tiny red bumps on arms, legs, back, stomach that are very itchy. When scratched release clear fluid. What does this sound like?

I have tiny red bumps on arms, legs, back, stomach that are very itchy. When scratched release clear fluid. What does this sound like?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause a rash in hotspot areas, purple and red bumps on legs and on groin ?

What would cause a rash in hotspot areas, purple and red bumps on legs and on groin ?

Bumpy rashes on legs: Rashes can be difficult to diagnosis, even by a skilled dermatologist looking at the rash in person. With just a description i cannot answer your question. There are many causes of rashes in these areas, such as a contact allergy, irritation, chafing, fungus, scabies, etc. I recommend you make an appointment with a board certified dermatologist so she/he can examine you and make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small freckle like red bumps on legs early sign of pregnancy?

Small freckle like red bumps on legs early sign of pregnancy?

Not a sign: This is not a sign of pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test if you are uncertain. There can be skin changes with pregnancy but most often they involve increase in pigmentation around the nipples and in the midline on the belly. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised . Red bumps are elevations ...Read more