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What are the causes of itchy white bumps on my leg?

What are the causes of itchy white bumps on my leg?

Keratosis pilaris: It could be keratosis pillars which is a benign condition which is caused by blocked follicles. Follicultis could also cause this. Please see your doctor as the treatment for each condition is different. ...Read more

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What std causes red and white spots on palms and burning sensation on palms of hands?

What std causes red and white spots on palms and burning sensation on palms of hands?

Probably no STD: Syphilis can cause a skin rash that involves the palms and soles, but unlikely to cause burning; and syphilis is rare in women in your part of the country. Probably this is something other than syphilis or any other STD. But STDs wouldn't be on your mind if you weren't at risk, so get tested. Play it safe and see a doctor for diagnosis and possible treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes red itchy bumps on the arms and elbows?

What causes red itchy bumps on the arms and elbows?

Rash on Arms: Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of time. This rash occurs on the arms and elbows. Other causes include eczema, allergies, contact dermatitis, psoriasis and others. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

Burisitis: The knee area have a lot of bursa sac in it , the first thing i will think about is bursitis. ...Read more

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What causes redish spots/bumps on the heels of small children?

What causes redish spots/bumps on the heels of small children?

Fungus/dermatitis: See a podiatrist if this does not resolve after using anti-fingal cream. ...Read more

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What causes red bumps on back?

What causes red bumps on back?

This could be: This could be a number of different things---without more details it is hard to comment. ...Read more

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What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

What causes brown spots on the heels of feet?

Aging spots: These are typical normal aging spots located on the bottom due to small blood vessel capillary trauma over time. This is usually prevalent with diabetics, etc... If the spots are new and or itch or become raised, you need to see your podiatrist right away. ...Read more

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What are causes of purple bumps on side of tongue?

They may be normal: See your dentist for a clinical examination to see if your require treatment. ...Read more

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What are small white bumps on tops of feet and around ankles?

What are small white bumps on tops of feet and around ankles?

White bumps: A distinction must be made between these bumps being fluid filled or solid masses.If they are fluid filled you may be looking at some form of an infectious process.A culture should be taken and submitted for diagnosis of infection. If report is negative or lesion is solid a biopsy is suggested. ...Read more

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What causes red blotches on tip of penis?

What causes red blotches on tip of penis?

Many causes: "blotches" can be from infection, autoimmune diseases, inflammation from clothing abrasion, cancer, among even more possibilities. The first step in evaluating this is to see your primary care doctor, urologist or dermatologist for an examination. A biopsy might be necessary. ...Read more

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What are these red itchy bumps on the back of my knees, elbows and wrists?

What are these red itchy bumps on the back of my knees, elbows and wrists?

Skin Bumps: It is difficult to provide recommendations without an image of your skin lesions. Can you upload a picture? ...Read more

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What is cause of lots of bumps on elbows?

What is cause of lots of bumps on elbows?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes blister-like red dots on palm of hands and bottom of feet?

What causes blister-like red dots on palm of hands and bottom of feet?

Pompholyx?: Read about dyshidrotic eczema and see if this matches. If so, the treatment varies depending on the severity. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dark spots and white bumps on underside of tongue, what could be the causes or conditions?

Dark spots and white bumps on underside of tongue, what could be the causes or conditions?

Many things: This could be thrush or normal pigmantation or something else go to your dentist and havehim or her take a look. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

Nickel allergy: Nickel allergy from the snaps on blue jeans or a metal belt buckle is a common cause of an itchy red rash near the umbilicus (belly button). A dermatologist or allergist can confirm using an allergy patch test. ...Read more

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What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

Benign papules : Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy bump pink rash on back of arms and thighs?

What causes an itchy bump pink rash on back of arms and thighs?

Keratosis Pilaris: If it has been there for years, then it is usually keratosis if it is new then it could be one of many other things. If chronic, try a moisturizing cream twice a day with a mild acid in it, like eucerin plus. There are other keratolytic creams and lotions that will help, but there is no cure for keratosis pilaris. ...Read more

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What causes little itchy bumps on the back of the neck?

Several causes: Little itchy bumps on the nape, several forms of dermatitis (skin inflammation), folliculitis (inflammation ofthe hair follicles) , ? Psoriasis ( a scaly skin condition), or seborrhea (part of it is dandruff) u may want 2 c ur 1ry md or a referral to a dermatologist 2 sort it out. ...Read more

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Causes of itchy skin on front shins and forearms?

Causes of itchy skin on front shins and forearms?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of bumps on the top of my knee?

What are possible causes of bumps on the top of my knee?

Nodules or bursae: Nodules can be soft and full of fluid ie bursae or hard and firm and be crystals of uric acid or other forms or cartilage fragments from trauma or with sytemic symptoms could be a manifestation of underlying inflammation in diseases such as rheumaatic fever sarcoidosis or others. ...Read more

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My husband has a blue dot bump on his knee that causes pain every once and a while what could it be ?

My husband has a blue dot bump on his knee that causes pain every once and a while what could it be ?

Get it evaluated: It is impossible to say without actually being able to see the lesion. Because there are several possibilities including a melanoma, have his doctor take a look. ...Read more

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What causes small skin bumps on my knees?

Burisitis: The knee area have a lot of bursa sac in it , the first thing i will think about is bursitis. ...Read more

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There is a bone-like bump below my left knee but it does not cause pain. Only slighty if i prod it with a little force, or when i squat deep?

There is a bone-like bump below my left knee but it does not cause pain. Only slighty if i prod it with a little force, or when i squat deep?

Could be a few thing: Im not sure exactly where its located due to your age it may be the proximal tibial growth plate or even the head of the fibula it may be somewhat inflamed from exercise hard to say much more without an exam and xray of the area. ...Read more

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What blood test should I get to find out if there's something in my blood that causes recurring bumps only on my elbow and knees and sometimes feet?

What blood test should I get to find out if there's something in my blood that causes recurring bumps only on my elbow and knees and sometimes feet?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to recommend a blood test without examining you. All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and it is not a suitable do it yourself activity. ...Read more

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My ankles and knee are swollen and brused. I didn't injure them. It hurts to walk. I also gave hard bumps on my shins. What could cause this ?

? erythema nodosum?: Can't be certain as there are many things that can be explianed by your symtpoms. There is a condition called erythema nodosum that can occur for many reasons and is characterized by red knots on the shin. You need to see your physician to see if you have this or other conditons that could explain your symptoms. More than one thing can do this and you need an evaluation. ...Read more

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4 days ago i rolled an ankle and fell flat on the asphalt , I have 5 inch by 6 inch bruises below my knees. Along w/small bumps. Cause for concern?

4 days ago i rolled an ankle and fell flat on the asphalt , I have 5 inch by 6 inch bruises below my knees. Along w/small bumps. Cause for concern?

Hematoma: Most likely it's a hematoma which is a bruise under the skin. These can be uncomfortable but usually not dangerous. Watch the bumps. If they start to weep fluid i would have your leg evaluated. If very painful an x-ray for a feature is indicated. ...Read more

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Cause of itching skin total area from the left knee to the ankle with no visable bumps or rash.?

Cause of itching skin total area from  the left knee to the ankle with no visable bumps or rash.?

One does not have: To see something to itch...For example (not implying this is what you have) if one ever works with insulation and doesn't wear proper clothing they get fiberglass on their skin - it itches intensely but one doesn't see anything....You can try showering and applying soap and water to the region and then applying an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. If no improvement see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Random bumps underneath my knees. Itched at first and now have been there for 4 days. What are they?

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Bumps: Hard to say. Multiple possibilities from folliculitis from shaving to insect bites to dermatitis. Given you are a sexually active young female who is or recently took plan b, do you have abrasions on your knees. Consider a topical antibiotic ointment first. If spreading or persistent more than a week seek in person consultation. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps on elbows and knees. Why?

Itchy bumps on elbows and knees. Why?

Allerfy? Psoriaisis?: This could represent dermatitis or psoriasis. This could be assocated with food allergy or atopic dermatitis. Try hydrocrotisone over the counter. If not effective see dermatologist for evaluation amd treatment. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps on elbows and knees. What could it be?

I have itchy bumps on elbows and knees. What could it be?

Rash: Any skin condition is difficult to identify without seeing it or having more history. What does it look like?Is it red?Flad/raised? Etc. It could be that your knees have come into contact with something and is showing an allergic reaction. Could be eczema or psoriasis or skin rashes can sometimes be a sign of something going on internally. Best to have a doctor take a look and take a full history. ...Read more

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My knee has a weird bump on it?

My knee has a weird bump on it?

Bump: a photo graph and more information in terms of pain, redness and symptoms will be helpful to give some advise. ...Read more

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What could a hard, painless bump on outer knee be?

What could a hard, painless bump on outer knee be?

Worth having seen: Is it perhaps osgood-schlatter's, a distinctive hard bump on the top center of your shin bone? In any case, you want it seen -- you're a young man and there are some aggressive bony tumors that can arise here. ...Read more