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Cover Up Hickies
My 19 m/o son woke up with bite marks around his ankles. Look like oversized mosquito bites. They don't appear to bother him. Could they be bed bugs?
Do scabie bumps come and go?
Like you scratch... Bumps show up... Go away in a while.... Then show up again... Whenever it decides to again???
Looks like pimples
PROBABLY NOT SCABIES: In fact, scabies tends to get worse and worse, you may see pictures on the internet, rash may look like short red tunnels especially between fingers, can occur anyplace. I can't tell what you have from your description, but you can safely try something like OTC hydrocortisone in an area - see if it clears. For answers you will probably have to show this to a doctor while it is there-stay well ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
28, clean blood work. Small circles of skin keep peeling around follicles on arms, forms scab without my picking at it, then goes away. Why?
Cyclical moles, Derm says not melanoma. Start faint, over 3-4 mos get darker, turn red, itch, peel up around edges, fall off. Leave scar, repeat. Why?
Chickenpox: Chickenpox is usually associated with a respiratory illness and present with clusters of red bumps, starting on the chest that turn into fluid filled lesions. The lesions have a small indentation. When they are healing they crust.They spread from the chest to just about everywhere. They are intensely itchy. Staph can start anywhere and the bumps are generally warm and painful and may contain pus. ...Read more
Sores covering right calf start off small bug like bums an enchanter dug into that end up like huge infected bug bites or hair follicles. Red?
See doctor now: It appears that you may have a spreading infection. Need to see your doctor now. ...Read more
Insatiable itchy bumps that turn to lumps, itch creams don't help keep me up some nights, goin on for cpl wks, go away n new ones come up?
Look for answers: If this only occurs at night, it could represent allergy to the soap with which you wash your sheets or insect bites. If you don't live alone, insect bites would affect other members of the household. Try changing the soap that you use to wash your linens and night clothes. If the problem still persistd, ask your physician for a referral to a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've bumps that itch like crazy. Once I'm done scratching they go away. They tend to flare up again 5 days later. They grow inside vulva lips?
Exam: Go get a GYN exam and find the answer Unable to DX in this form ...Read more
I have these spots that are pooping up all over me. They look like bug bites, but they dont itch and the skin oeels. They ooze clear liquid then scab?
There are certainly: a number of potential diagnoses for the symptoms and physical findings you describe. It will not be possible to make an accurate diagnosis without seeing the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider as soon as possible. This is potentially highly contagious and or could represent serious general medical conditions that need treatment. ...Read more
i wake up & hands r swollen & bright red. cant make fist 4 hours when i flatten them they turn white. top of hands look like 1000 little tiny cuts ?
Wound vac on stomach now 4 2wks notice terrible smell come fm under adhesive when change dressing saw redrash &yellow pimples &marks outsidewound area?
Will small cuts leave scars? And aren't deep at all, their kind of puffy rn but will they leave scars?
Superfast healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more