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Circular bumpy itchy rash side effects of bedbug?

Circular bumpy itchy rash side effects of bedbug?

Bed bugs: Bed bug bites may
have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensitive blisters may occur. Telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, shoulders, neck ; legs. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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 a red bumpy circular shaped rash on the front of my neck. The outer part of the rash is more inflammed and looks a bit like a ring. It is about 2-3 inches across in diameter.

I have a red bumpy circular shaped rash on the front of my neck. The outer part of the rash is more inflammed and looks a bit like a ring. It is about 2-3 inches across in diameter.

Ask your question: Again and attach a PHOTO....it sounds a bit like RINGWORM which is a fungal skin infection easily treated with an antifungal cream!
The picture is necessary!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I've had a bumpy non-itchy circular rash on the upper inner part of both my arms for a year now, any idea what it could be?

I've had a bumpy non-itchy circular rash on the upper inner part of both my arms for a year now, any idea what it could be?

Rashes: Rashes really can not be diagnosed over the computer and need to be examined in person to get the best diagnosis for the best treatment. A guess, even though it is not itchy, would be a fungal infection (Tinea Corporis). ...Read more

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I've had circular rashes appear on my body recently and it seems to be spreading and heat seems to make them red and standout more. It won't go away?

I've had circular rashes appear on my body recently and it seems to be spreading and heat seems to make them red and standout more. It won't go away?

Generalized rash: The differential diagnosis of a generalized rash is large. You should schedule an appointment to visit a dermatologist as soon as possible. Certain factors are important such as whether the rash is raised or flat, itchy or not, involving the palms of the hands or the soles of the feet, or not. If the rash started in one location and spread to another, describe it to them, and your history and meds ...Read more

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Circular rashes on back of hands, what is this?

Circular rashes on back of hands, what is this?

See below: If this circular rash has been present for a while, not been associated with itching, and not responding to steroid or antifungal cream, granuloma annulare is a good possibility. ...Read more

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Circular rashes on back of hands, what to do?

Circular rashes on back of hands, what to do?

Could be infection: (tinea infection). See your physician to be sure. Other, not infectious conditions can cause circular rashes on the backs of the hands that don't need treatment. Your dermatologist can sort these things out. ...Read more

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I just noticed circular rashes on back of hands, is there anything I can put on it?

This: Would require more history, visualization of lesions at minimum to try to diagnosis it properly. Without knowing what it is - it would be hard to recommend a treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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I am asthematic. I keep getting itchy dry rashes all over body mostly due to heat. A circular patch appears which gets darker and than dis appears.?

I am asthematic. I keep getting itchy dry rashes all over body mostly due to heat. A circular patch appears which gets darker and than dis appears.?

Eczema: It may be eczema which is a dry skin condition that could be caused by allergies. Indoor dry heat could aggravate eczema. If you are asthmatic then you are more prone to developing eczema. Treatment includes moisturizers, antihistamines and steroid creams. Humidifiers can be helpful during the heating season. ...Read more

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I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?

I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?

Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter hydrocortisone 1% cream usually helps. Itchy bumps on many body parts might be an allergic reaction to something or from other causes. ...Read more

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Have few circular rashes on chest, one went away, outer edge has a red, inflamed ring with white center that has really dry skin. Dry skin/worse?

Have few circular rashes on chest, one went away, outer edge has a red, inflamed ring with white center that has really dry skin. Dry skin/worse?

Wish I had picture!: Dermatology questions are so hard without seeing the rash! Round rash with central clearing usually are from fungus commonly known as ringworm. Is anybody else have it? Ringworm is itchy and you didn't mention that. I'm curious what you have tried to treat it and if u r using any new soaps or creams. Try an over-the-counter fungal ointment twice/day and for 2 weeks past when u can't see rash. ...Read more

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I just woke up 5 circular rashes, 1/4in or so in each, a couple of them are rings. Faint pink with no scale/bumps. My gf had similar grow to cover her torso after blood medication in the last 6 months?

I just woke up 5 circular rashes, 1/4in or so in each, a couple of them are rings. Faint pink with no scale/bumps. My gf had similar grow to cover her torso after blood medication in the last 6 months?

Circular rash: Sounds like ring worm which is a fungal infection and treated with topical medications your md can provide. Your md should see these to confirm the diagnosis though ad be sure it isn't a sign of a more serious condition. ...Read more

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I have red bumpy clear watery rashes. Been having flu and fever. It's spreading very fast. It's painful.

I have red bumpy clear watery rashes. Been having flu and fever. It's spreading very fast. It's painful.

Perhaps shingles: There is not enough information to be sure of what you have but being sick and having a watery rash spreading and painful could be shingles which is a reactivation of the chickenpox virus which happens when the immune system is down. With flu symptoms and a fever and A rash you should see a physician now
as you need medication for both at this time as well as a definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have some raised circular rashes on my legs and thighs. Can you tell me what is causing it?

I have some raised circular rashes on my legs and thighs. Can you tell me what is causing it?

Nummular Eczema: Nummular eczema is an allergy-related disorder in which itchy, coin-shaped spots or patches appear on the skin.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
the cause of nummular eczema is unknown, but there usually is a personal or family history of:
allergies
asthma
atopic dermatitis
other possibilities are fungal inections and psoriasis. ...Read more

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I used fadeout cream on my face now I have bumpy texture skin and looks like I have red mark rashes on my face for days! How can I get rid of them!?

I used fadeout cream on my face now I have bumpy texture skin and looks like I have red mark rashes on my face for days! How can I get rid of them!?

Redness on face: Use a good skin cream like eucerin as. Your face is probably pretty dry. You can also try a little Hydrocortisone creme on just the red area. Over the counter steroid creame may reduce the redness which is due to inflammation. Good luck. And feel better! ...Read more

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Hi. I've been getting really painful, red, bumpy (sometimes pus-filled), sometimes itchy rashes in places and during times when I sweat more. Allergy?

Hi. I've been getting really painful, red, bumpy (sometimes pus-filled), sometimes itchy rashes in places and during times when I sweat more. Allergy?

Where?: If these lesions are found mainly at the armpits and groin areas, they are most likely from an inflammation of the sweat glands. Topical antiperspirant may help but a low-dose antibiotic may be required for many. If the lesions occur elsewhere, do let me know where. ...Read more

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There's a clump of itchy red and bumpy rashes above my armpit. There used to be a rash just like that two weeks ago but my mom told me to leave it be.

There's a clump of itchy red and bumpy rashes above my armpit. There used to be a rash just like that two weeks ago but my mom told me to leave it be.

Diagnosis: This skin condition will require visualization and a medical history at minimum to be able to diagnose correctly. ...Read more

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I've had this rash on my for a week, its red and bumpy and peeling. Do rashes effect heart, is it curable. I suffer anxiety.

No effect on heart: You don't really say where this rash is but common causes of rash include eczema, fungus and contact dermatitis. These are benign and do not have an effect on the heart. If the rash is painful, itchy or not going away then see a doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more

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I've been getting Wierd small circular red rashes blotched around my body (mainly chest, back, and under upper arms) they are not itchy.

I've been getting Wierd small circular red rashes blotched around my body (mainly chest, back, and under upper arms) they are not itchy.

Circular rash: May be fungal like ringworm. You can try over the counter anti-fungal medications. Or may be eczema due to dry skin or food /environmental allergies or granuloma annulare which needs steroids, sometimes you can first layer the antifungal and then on top the steroid cream or get a cream that contains both by prescription f/u /w/doc

see http://www. Cdc. Gov/fungal/diseases/ringworm/treatment. Html ...Read more

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Dry, itchy white circular rashes on the arms and feet. Treated with lotromin and tinactin (tolnaftate) for a few weeks each and no improvment.

Dry, itchy white circular rashes on the arms and feet. Treated with lotromin and tinactin (tolnaftate) for a few weeks each and no improvment.

See Dermatologist: If no improvement on antifungals, you may need to see a dermatologist to rule out eczematous lesions or lichen dermatosis among others ...Read more

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I have 4 circular rashes on my feet, knee and knuckles. They don't itch or hurt but are growing. As a side note, my knuckles are swollen. Any ideas?

I have 4 circular rashes on my feet, knee and knuckles. They don't itch or hurt but are growing. As a side note, my knuckles are swollen. Any ideas?

Many possibilities: Rashes that are circular could be due to a number of possible conditions including psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus, and some granulomatous conditions. Psoriasis can be associated within arthritis. Consult a dermatologist to check the rash and for a potential biopsy and lab work for your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

Allergic reaction: You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it helps. If no improvement in a couple of days, end us a picture on a virtual consult to help us make a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more