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I have red itchy bumps all over me and a really bad head ache and the bumps keep coming and I've already had the chicken pox!:'( I've already had the chicken pox. But I have red itchy bumps all over and wont go away. And a horrible head ache what should I

I have red itchy bumps all over me and a really bad head ache and the bumps keep coming and I've already had the chicken pox!:'( I've already had the chicken pox. But I have red itchy bumps all over and wont go away. And a horrible head ache what should I

If : If patient has a new rash with a headache, then consulting their physician would be the next appropriate step. There are multiple, multiple conditions that can cause rash. The concern with rashes is that it could just be a skin process, but other processes must be considered. It is very difficult to diagnose a rash online, so a medical evaluation is typically warranted. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson
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Chickenpox (Definition)

Caused by the varicella-zoster virus, chicken pox results in a blister rash that starts on the stomach, back, and face and spreads throughout the entire body. These small itchy blisters eventually scab over. Associated symptoms include itching, fatigue, malaise, and a fever. The most effective method to prevent spreading of the varicella virus is ...Read more


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I have tiny red itchy bumps all over my stomach, back, legs, breasts and arms. I don't thinks its poison ivy or chicken pox.

I have tiny red itchy bumps all over my stomach, back, legs, breasts and arms.  I don't thinks its poison ivy or chicken pox.

Might be scabies: Rashes are hard to diagnose without seeing them. Sounds like a disease caused by tiny mites. Would need a special medicine. ...Read more

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I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

Rash: They can be either, you really need to have your rash examined to know how to treat it and if you are contagious or not, see your doctor sooner than later. ...Read more

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I have a fever, feeling fatigue, loss of appetite, and have a itchy rash growing all over body and face except for legs. Not chicken pox because no bl?

I have a fever, feeling fatigue, loss of appetite, and have a itchy rash growing all over body and face except for legs. Not chicken pox because no bl?

Evaluation is needed: You need to see your physician. You may need a dermatologist to diagnose this rash as it may be the best clue to everything that is happening. ...Read more

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I have aquired chicken pox and coming down to the third day i see a small whitesh bump on my glans.its not itchy but can it be infective?

I have aquired chicken pox  and coming down to the third day i see a small whitesh bump on my glans.its not itchy but can it be infective?

Below: It is possible that this is secondary to the pox and is an infection but your description does not imply that. If it was an infection, it would usually be red and swollen. ...Read more

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Does my son have the chicken pox? My son came and showed me a few bumps this morning that i thought could have been just flea bits... Well when he came to take his asthma medicine tonight he said he was itchy and showed me his bumps and they have spreaded

Does my son have the chicken pox? My son came and showed me a few bumps this morning that i thought could have been just flea bits... Well when he came to take his asthma medicine tonight he said he was itchy and showed me his bumps and they have spreaded

Was he vaccinated?: Was he vaccinated against chicken pox? Was he exposed to someone with chicken pox recently? If there were no blisters, it is just a rash one sometimes get from other viral infections. If he has not received the chicken pox vaccine, he should get it after the current problem has passed. ...Read more

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Getting itchy little bumps all over my body. Mostly on my chest and stomach. Im 18 yrs old. Could this be chicken pox?

Getting itchy little bumps all over my body. Mostly on my chest and stomach. Im 18 yrs old. Could this be chicken pox?

Need more info: Without seeing these little bumps and obtaining some history it is impossible to give you an accurate response. Have you been exposed to anyone with chickenpox? Are these lesions like little blisters? Did they come out all at once or in several crops? Are you taking any medications? And so on and so on. ...Read more

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I have been suffering from ingrown hair bumps all over my body after chicken pox.they also leave scars.what can I do to prevent them.they r very itchy?

I have been suffering from ingrown hair bumps all over my body after chicken pox.they also leave scars.what can I do to prevent them.they r very itchy?

Itchy bumps: Do you shave your body? If you do, shave in the direction of the hair using a single blade razor, to prevent shaver's bumps. It could also be a condition called hyperkeratosis follicularis, where the bumps are often seen on the outer arms, outer thighs and sometimes the face. Exfoliate your skin 3 times a week, moisturize daily. ...Read more

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Itchy red dumps all over the body.they r like chicken pox. It spread when sweaty conditions.

Itchy red dumps all over the body.they r like chicken pox. It spread when sweaty conditions.

Need more info: It's hard ton diagnose skin lesions without seeing them & getting more info. Please see your family physician as soon as you can. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has some red spots on his back and he says it's very itchy. But it's only on his back. Is it chicken pox?

Chickenpox Rash: A rash from chickenpox often occurs first on trunk (chest/back) ; then moves to face ; then extremities. The rash becomes blisters that itch. Blisters usually have all transformed into scabs in about a week. There are usually around 100 to 300 lesions (more on adults than small children). The rash could spread to mouth, eyelids ; genitalia. ...Read more

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My son has a red rash over his whole back he says its very itchy but no symptoms. He has had chicken pox. Kind regards danelle?

My son has a red rash over his whole back he says its very itchy but no symptoms. He has had chicken pox. Kind regards danelle?

Rash Possibility: Is the rash raised or flat? Scaley or smooth? Does it feel like sandpaper? Again, a red, itchy rash is usually allergic or inflammatory, but hard to know without more description or a picture. ...Read more

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Have red spots on my arms and thighs.not itchy No fever. Do I have chicken pox?

Have red spots on my arms and thighs.not itchy No fever. Do I have chicken pox?

Doesn't sound like: chickenpox. They are generally itchy and within 1 day blister, then next day scab. Please see your doctor so that this can be diagnosed properly or you can contact one of us on HealthTap Prime, where we can see the rash. ...Read more

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Red speckled rash only on arms and legs. Not itchy or painful. Looks exactly like chicken pox, however, I've already had pox as a child.

Red speckled rash only on arms and legs. Not itchy or painful. Looks exactly like chicken pox, however, I've already had pox as a child.

Rash: Best to have it looked at or send a picture. There are other viruses that cause a similar rash to chicken pox. Usually chickenpox starts on the trunk. It may have been something you came in contact with? All the best. ...Read more

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After eating fried chips fried small sized cod and small sized chicken sausages fried in oil. Theses big red itchy bumps just popped up on my skin.

After eating fried chips fried small sized cod and small sized chicken sausages fried in oil. Theses big red itchy bumps just popped up on my skin.

Allergic reaction: You are probably allergic to something in the food you ate. Check to see which of the foods you ate for the first time or that you have reacted to in the past. Delete this from your diet. If the reaction gets worse of you notice any other symptoms ,seek immediate medical care. ...Read more

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Started getting itchy bumps all over my body. Not chickenpox. Now i'm getting headaches pain in abdominal area. Lightheaded and dizzy. What is it.

See your doctor : Rashes associated with headaches and/or abdominal pain may be in reaction to potentially serious infections that may need treatment. See your doctor to evaluate your symptoms and treat if necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more