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Doctor insights on: I Have A Rash With Red Little Bumps That Appear On My Shoulder Blade About Two Ago I Don't Know What It Is Or If I Should Go Tgo The Hospotal

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I have a rash with red little bumps that appear on my shoulder blade about two ago. I don't know what it is or if I should go tgo the hospotal.?

I have a rash with red little bumps that appear on my shoulder blade about two ago. I don't know what it is or if I should go tgo the hospotal.?

Try OTC ointment: A new rash in that area could be from a number of things. I would start with cleansing the area and applying an otc ointment such as hydrocortisone. If you're having more serious symptoms, that would be a more appropriate indication to go to the emergency room. If it's not that serious and doesn't respond otc ointment, we might try a local urgent care. Best wishes. ...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 swollen red rash-like area on the back of my shoulder with a center that has tiny bumps. Its painful when I move. I've had this before?

I have a swollen red rash-like area on the back of my shoulder with a center that has tiny bumps. Its painful when I move. I've had this before?

Shingles? Herpes?: Could be shingles [herpes zoster] if on one side of spine, tingling, little bumps red rash or herpes if recurrant in same place again tingling, little grapelike vesicles on red rash, like a cold sore on the lips[usually herpes type 1] lasts a week then crusts over. Could be simple staph infection, if pus in the bums could be mrsa, need Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or doxycycline or minocycline or clindamycin ...Read more

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I have a rash on stomach, back, and shoulder. It's red bumps that are individual and not together. They are raised up and are now starting to itch.

I have a rash on stomach, back, and shoulder. It's red bumps that are individual and not together. They are raised up and are now starting to itch.

Folliculitis: It sounds as though it could be a folliculitis which is an inflammation around the hair follicles. They're little red bumps which may or may not be itchy. Usually a salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide wash will take care of it. It can also be a form of eczema which can be aggravated by salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide. It's probably best to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my right shoulder blade that has now seemed to have started on the back of my right arm. Skin in red raised and itchy...

I have a rash on my right shoulder blade that has now seemed to have started on the back of my right arm. Skin in red raised and itchy...

Spreading rash: There are many rashes that can erupt along paths of skin nerves. These paths are called dermatomes. One such rash is shingles (herpes zoster) that has red patches and small grouped blisters or vesicles. Several dermatoles involve the back and the back of the arm. Please see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. Shingles is usually treated with antiviral medications taken by mouth. ...Read more

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Red, raised rash on left side of neck. Right neck stiffness to shoulder blade. Feeling faint. Are these symptoms of concern? Heart rate 80. Temp 98.3.

Red, raised rash on left side of neck. Right neck stiffness to shoulder blade. Feeling faint. Are these symptoms of concern? Heart rate 80. Temp 98.3.

Perhaps: Cannot make diagnoses over internet without a full history and ability to examine you. Would need to see the rash to make sense of the description. Go and see a doctor and have this looked at. ...Read more

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Red bump on pubic area and not painful. Noticed it and red rash on chest and shoulder for a week that's itchy. What could it be? Please help?

Red bump on pubic area and not painful. Noticed it and red rash on chest and shoulder for a week that's itchy. What could it be? Please help?

See your doctor: Red bumps on your pubic area need to be seen by a physician because they usually need treatment. Red itchy rashes are also important to treat. They can range from infections which are also contagious such as strep or herpes to skin conditions such as allergies and eczema. Please do not delay getting a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have a lot of small red raised acne bumps and clogged pores on my back, mostly on my shoulder blades. What causes them and how do I get rid of it??

I have a lot of small red raised acne bumps and clogged pores on my back, mostly on my shoulder blades. What causes them and how do I get rid of it??

Acne: Acne occurs when the pores on your skin become blocked with oil, dead skin, or bacteria. Acne can be inheritable and often if your parents had acne when they were your age, you may be more prone to get acne as well. Some people produce more oil then others, etc. Drying soaps and "Acne washes" can help. Sometimes low-dose antibiotics can be Rx'd by your doctor, creams, etc. See your Doctor. ...Read more

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I had poison oak for two weeks. It has now being replaced by a rash with small red bumps on my ribs, chest, back-itches, burns and a yeast infection?

I had poison oak for two weeks. It has now being replaced by a rash with small red bumps on my ribs, chest, back-itches, burns and a yeast infection?

Possible: Looking at the rash in the picture without actually seeing the patient will suspected a viral lesion condyloma contagiosum. This can occur in patients with weakened immune system if you took Prednisone. It will spread by scratching it. It will usually resolve after a long time without treatment. Use anti itch meds may help. A visit to a Dermatologist may clarify diagnosis and help in management ...Read more

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My body has been itching for about two months now but I don't have rashes! I get little tiny red bumps but they come and go. What can this be?

My body has been itching for about two months now but I don't have rashes! I get little tiny red bumps but they come and go. What can this be?

Itching with no rash: The list of conditions that could cause itch without rash is long, like thyroid problems, liver or kidney disease, even malignancies among others. Need a complete workup including a chest xray, urinalysis and stool exam for ova and parasites x 3. Also small red bumps that come and go could be a type of urticaria (hives) that is very itchy. Please see your doctor right away for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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My 1 month old son has developed rashes in form of small red bumps all over his body including face neck chest and back. What should I do?

My 1 month old son has developed rashes in form of small red bumps all over his body including face neck chest and back. What should I do?

Baby acne?: It's likely to be baby acne at his age, assuming that he is otherwise well and feeding normally. Baby acne tends to occur right around this age and looks like red bumps that get redder and stand out more when baby is upset or just after a bath. This goes away on its own in a few weeks. It is caused by maternal hormones that crossed through the placenta. No treatment is needed. ...Read more

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What the bumps on my 20month old daughters skin are my daughter has a rash on her inner thighs that has spread to a patch below her belly button. She also has little dots that look like bits on her legs, a lil on her back and shoulder. I took her to the d

What the bumps on my 20month old daughters skin are my daughter has a rash on her inner thighs that has spread to a patch below her belly button. She also has little dots that look like bits on her legs, a lil on her back and shoulder. I took her to the d

Very: Very difficult to answer without a picture. Possibilities include molluscum contagiosum, folliculitis, eczema, scabies, and others. Take a look at the picture below of molluscum to see if that looks similar. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have pain in my upper back right below my right shoulder blade it hurts when any pressure is applied and small red lines have also appeared.?

I have pain in my upper back right below my right shoulder blade it hurts when any pressure is applied and small red lines have also appeared.?

Monitor closely: Can try a couple of days of antiinflammatory but if not better in couple of days or if red lines increase need to be seen by a professional ...Read more

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Small tiny clear bump between fing/toes. Clear fluid when popped. Single sometimes two. Itchy. No rash. Not red. Child has not got it (sleeps w me)?

Small tiny clear bump between fing/toes. Clear fluid when popped. Single sometimes two. Itchy. No rash. Not red. Child has not got it (sleeps w me)?

Fungus/poison ivy: Could be fungal infection, poison ivy or insect bite, or bacterial infection. Try topical antifungal gel or spray first. Also, use a little over the counter cortisone cream to see if helps itching. If does not help, see podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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My husband has a rash on his back that flares up and sometimes it itches. But not always. Its just small red bumps. Why?

Keratosis pilaris: Depending where you live or your husbands activities, small red papules can become inflamed and pruritic. Usually this can be treated with a perscription wash and gentle exfoliation to minimize the discomfort.
You should see a dermatologist to have the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My 4 year old has a rash for over a week now on her bottom (front & back) that looked like just a little irritation but now has several red bumps also on her butt?

My 4 year old has a rash for over a week now on her bottom (front & back) that looked like just a little irritation but now has several red bumps also on her butt?

Candida: Most likely cause is a yeast called Candida that be treated with an anti-fungal cream called Nystatin, frequent washing with soap and water, keeping the area dry, and changing the diaper often to avoid wetness. See your dictor/Pediatrician to be sure this what is going on, and you are treating the right condition... ...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