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Hard Itchy Lumps
I have hard , itchy, scaly, lumps covering my right shoulder, it's making me extremely self conscious, what can I do to get rid of it?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on. ...Read more
I keep getting very itchy hard white lumps/spots all over my body. I have them for years, some weeks I dont get any but someimes I get loads?
Hives/Urticaria: Sounds like hives. Most common cause is infection (often very minor in nature) resulting in activation of innate immune/autoimmune pathways in skin that trigger mast cells. Usually, hives resolve and we never know the cause. For other causes: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/137362-overview#aw2aab6b2b3aa. A virtual consult to discuss triggers can help. If no contraindications, try otc Zyrtec (cetirizine) ...Read more
Itchy Heels: It would be an unusual presentation of athlete's foot, but possible. The itchy part is typically athlete's foot. The hard white lumps are not. Perhaps you can send a photo of what is looks like. You can also buy some topical anti-fungal cream and apply twice daily for 2 weeks. If the problem goes away, you will have the made the diagnosis. Dr rich blake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lumps on scalp please can you tell me what these lumps on my head can be they are hard and very itchy have about 5 of them some are small?
Wens: They are sebaceous cysts. Consult a dermatologist for help. ...Read more
I have reoccurring hard, painful lumps under my skin on a few fingers and toes for the last year. They are not itchy and about 0.5-1 CM in diameter. ?
It could just be: scar or fibrous tissue, cyst,viral infection etc. Your primary Dr or Dermatologist can give you a definitive diagnosis. Best wishes! http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/cysts-lumps-bumps ...Read more
There are a 7 small raised bumps on my lower back. They are itchy and firm but not red. What are these lumps and how can I get rid of them?
Hives?: Probably you eat something that you are allergic to. Over the counter antihistaminics can help. ...Read more
Dermatographic urticaria for over a year, 3 hard immobile lumps under skin, very itchy skin. What could this be ? I am 23 and cancer is in my family.
A few things: The most common causes of "lumps under the skin" (mobile or nonmobile) are lipomas (growth of fatty tissue) or cysts, which are both benign but can cause problems if they continue to grow. I don't think the itchy skin is related. There are various other growths/tumors that can present like this. I recommend having it evaluated by a dermatologist to determine if these should be excised. ...Read more