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I have a cluster of red itchy bumps where I tend to chafe and also where my hips are and a little on my elbows. What could it be?

I have a cluster of red itchy bumps where I tend to chafe and also where my hips are and a little on my elbows. What could it be?

? Dermatographism,: a sort of physical urticaria, tends to occur in some individuals when their skin is stroked or at pressure points, usually benign and self-limited, if it progresses or is bothersome, see your doctor first who may refer you to a dermatologist or an allergist , 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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I've been having breakouts all over my body. It started at the shoulders and spread from there. The breakout areas are clusters of red itchy bumps.

I've been having breakouts all over my body. It started at the shoulders and spread from there. The breakout areas are clusters of red itchy bumps.

Acne? Pityrosporum?: Clusters of red itchy bumps on your body could be acne, but it could also be pityrosporum folliculitis. Acne can be treated with any of the over the counter benzoyl peroxide washes. If you are not improving, you may need to see a dermatologist for a prescription anti fungal. How long has this been going on? ...Read more

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Clustered red & white itchy bumps in one area on my right torso at the waistline, my right armpit is itchy now too. Any suggestions for meds & diagnos?

Clustered red & white itchy bumps in one area on my right torso at the waistline, my right armpit is itchy now too. Any suggestions for meds & diagnos?

It's hard to : Diagnose and treat without a direct physical exam. Possibilities may include eczema, fungal/tinea etc. Go see ur pcp or derma for an accurate diagnosis. Take care! http://www.Healthline.Com/health/rashes. ...Read more

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I have a few clusters of 2-3 small red itchy bumps on my forearms. The ones near my arm fold spread to my upper arm when they get blistery. Help?

I have a few clusters of 2-3 small red itchy bumps on my forearms. The ones near my arm fold spread to my upper arm when they get blistery. Help?

Poison ivy?: Cluster of skin lesions could be from poison ivy to herpes simplex, and many different conditions. Poison ivy type of contact allergy should have some history of exposure. If it stays on one area for a long time without spreading, herpes simplex maybe considered. ...Read more

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2 days ago i noticed a cluster of raised itchy red bumps on my waistline. Now abt 25 on legs & trunk. Start pale red, grow darker. No bedbugs in house?

2 days ago i noticed a cluster of raised itchy red bumps on my waistline. Now abt 25 on legs & trunk. Start pale red, grow darker. No bedbugs in house?

Likely chiggers: Chiggers (red bugs) are common in the late spring & generally present in tall grass or weeds. Once on the body they crawl around looking for a blood meal & cause a painless bite.If they hit a barrier like a belt line they often bite along that line. Within a day the body reacts with itching & the red small flat wound sites. Treatment focuses on reducing the itching.Scratching can lead to infection. ...Read more

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For 5 months now, small red very itchy bumps, like mosquitos, but in clusters that pop up all during the day. Washed, sprayed, bombed home many times?

For 5 months now, small red very itchy bumps, like mosquitos, but in clusters that pop up all during the day. Washed, sprayed, bombed home many times?

Hives??: If they occur on random parts all over your body, then it is likely hives. Have you seen your doctor during an acute episode? If not, take pictures and bring to your doctor for a firm diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on my arms and neck recently changed bed covers what are they from? Also have a cluster of small bumps on knee theyre very red

I have red itchy bumps on my arms and neck recently changed bed covers what are they from?
Also have a cluster of small bumps on knee theyre very red

Hard to say: but one would suspect something from the new bedspread might be the cause- although it may have nothing to do with it at all. If you have put away the new bedspread and continue to have the skin rash more than a week after, consider seeing a dermatologist. In the meanwhile, try topical hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more