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I have bumps all over my body that only itch at night. What could it be?

I have bumps all over my body that only itch at night. What could it be?

Rash: Sounds like hives if they come and go, are sporadic, pop up all over the place, are very itchy, etc. You might want to have this evaluated if it does not get better with a little otc antihistamine. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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I have red bumps all over my body and they itch alot at night and at work but when I get off work and take a shower they for the most part go away?

I have red bumps all over my body and they itch alot at night and at work but when I get off work and take a shower they for the most part go away?

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

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I have bumps all over my body that itch like crazy! My dr says I'm allergic to something and wants me to get allergy shots. What else could it be?

I have bumps all over my body that itch like crazy! My dr says I'm allergic to something and wants me to get allergy shots. What else could it be?

Hives: Allergy shots are not recommended for hives. Itchy bumps sound like hives which can be caused by a variety of things such as infections, allergies, autoimmune illnesses, hormonal issues and hereditary problems. Allergy shots are reserved for hay fever and asthma - respiratory type problems. Hives can be treated with antihistamines and other types of pills. ...Read more

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I have these red bumps all over my body and they itch constantly. They are not any big bites but I have no idea what they are.

I have these red bumps all over my body and they itch constantly. They are not any big bites but I have no idea what they are.

Need examination: Could be urticaria or sensitive to laundry detergent, soap or food or medications. Antihistamines, topical steroids and oral steroids in severe cases are common management ...Read more

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I'm having pimple like bumps all over my body and I itch a bit. I'm taking azithromycin. Is this an allergic reaction?

Allergic reaction: If the rash began soon after starting Azithromycin it is most likely an allergic reaction and you should stop the medicine and see a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have bumps all over your skin and it itches?

What does it mean when you have bumps all over your skin and it itches?

May be hives: You may be having an allergic reaction. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and get treatment. It may also be bug bites. See your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have bumps all over my for arms. My it itches and my my hands itch.

I have bumps all over my for arms. My it itches and my my hands itch.

Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose--sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I layed in the tanning bed and I ended up getting tiny red bumps all over neck and chest that itches what is it?

I layed in the tanning bed and I ended up getting tiny red bumps all over neck and chest that itches what is it?

Tanning Bed Rash: Small bumps can appear all over the body after tanning. However, they are more commonly found in certain areas, such as stomach, chest, back and legs which are exposed to the ultraviolet rays for a longer duration. These eruptions are often referred to as tan bed rash which may develop immediately after tanning or a few days later. They look like blisters and are red in color. ...Read more

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I have small bumps all over my face, it feels very tight and sore. If I put anything on it it burns and goes very red. It also itches.

I have small bumps all over my face, it feels very tight and sore. If I put anything on it it burns and goes very red. It also itches.

Rosacea?: This may be from rosacea which is triggered by increase in core body temperature but also alcohol, spicy or hot foods etc. Consult your doctor re. Treatment since this will be a long standing condition. ...Read more

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I had a cold sore on my lip put some campho-phenique on it and now I have little red bumps all over my chin lips and they break open and bleed or crust over with pus if I rub it because it is sore and itches woke up today and my lip and chin is swollen?

I had a cold sore on my lip put some campho-phenique on it and now I have little red bumps all over my chin lips and they break open and bleed or crust over with pus if I rub it because it is sore and itches woke up today and my lip and chin is swollen?

Progression of sore: Either there is continued progression of the cold sore, or your skin was burned by the camphor. Now it's best to see your doctor to straighten this out and get proper treatment. ...Read more

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I took 3 tabs of amocla 625mg and stopped after I realised that I have small tiny bumps appearing all over my body and they itch. Will they disappear?

I took 3 tabs of amocla 625mg and stopped after I realised that I have small tiny bumps appearing all over my body and they itch. Will they disappear?

See a DR: Why the antibiotic? Sounds like it is not hives, so the antihistamine will not help. The rash may be part of a viral or other infection. It may be that you are allergic to penicillins. If you have mononucleosis this antibiotic causes a rash which will not occur when the same antibiotic is used later. It is a peculiar property of ampicillin-amoxicillin. ...Read more

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Itching red bumps I have pimple like red bumps all over my body and when I pop them they get hard and itch like crazy and even where there are no bumps I itch and the only time I don't itch is when I am in the shower or up to an hour after I take one

Itching red bumps I have pimple like red bumps all over my body and when I pop them they get hard and itch like crazy and even where there are no bumps I itch and the only time I don't itch is when I am in the shower or up to an hour after I take one

You: You should see your doctor or dermatologist for allergy testing. Also if this is something new consider any new lotions, detergents you are using. A new pet? New foods? You have to be a detective when it comes to finding possible allergens. Other causes are possible, but an allergy probably needs to be ruled out first. Please see your doctor soon for a complete evaluation, testing, and treatment.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have these itchy fluid filled bumps all over my body. It first started on my hands and has now spread all over. The itching is horrible.

I have these itchy fluid filled bumps all over my body. It first started on my hands and has now spread all over. The itching is horrible.

See doctor ASAP: It sounds like you're having some sort of fairly severe allergic reaction or other skin disease. Are you on any medications, especially a new one recently? This should be professionally evaluated ASAP. In the meantime, don't pick at them; try to keep the blister-like bumps intact as best you can. ...Read more

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My 18 month old has raised red bumps all over his body. Some for over a month. No fever or any other noticeable symptoms. No itching/meds or changes?

See pediatrician: That is a long time to have a rash. I recommend that you see your doctor to check that it's not something serious.

At this time of year, the most common types of rashes are from dry skin, but without more information, I can't give you better advice. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps all over my upper body, mainly on my chest, stomach and back. The itching gets worse at night. What could cause this?

I have itchy red bumps all over my upper body, mainly on my chest, stomach and back. The itching gets worse at night. What could cause this?

Dermatitis: There are many causes of itchy skin rash; there is no way to even guess. Probably not serious, but see your doctor and take it from there. Or see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Just had white bumps all over both my tonsils my throats not sore im just sick to my stomach and itching all ov3r m body what could it be please help....

Just had white bumps all over both my tonsils my throats not sore im just sick to my stomach and itching all ov3r m body what could it be please help....

See your doctor: What you're describing regarding your tonsils are not normal findings, and you really want to get a professional medical opinion on what's happening. They will need to do a physical examination, and tell you your next steps. With your overall body itching, releasing histamine is pointing to an immune system imbalance. So before gets any worse, it's best to have it checked out. They can offer you something very quickly to help reduce itching. ...Read more

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I have little red bumps that itches on my body, what could this be?

I have little red bumps that itches on my body, what could this be?

Skin bumps: Very hard to answer without getting details, about location, type of bumps, and duration and also without visualization. If this in a in patchy area and itching could be eczema or if in areas exposed as hands contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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What do you do when your whole body itches but you have no rash or bumps?

Itch without rash: There is a large number of different conditions where the whole body itches but there is no rash. There needs to be an evaluation with labs, stool, urinalysis and a chest xray to rule out potential problems. Sometimes just overall dry skin can cause itching of the entire body, but that responds to moisturizers. If itch doesn't improve with moisturizers quickly, please see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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When my body temp goes up through exercise or when I get mad/nervous my body itches/stings and little white bumps grow on my skin for 15min cures? HELP

When my body temp goes up through exercise or when I get mad/nervous my body itches/stings and little white bumps grow on my skin for 15min cures? HELP

CholinergicUrticaria: Any trigger that results in an elevation of core body temperature may provoke the onset of cholinergic urticaria. Exercise and hot, humid environments are some of the most common triggers. Other typical inciting factors for cholinergic urticaria include hot baths or showers, strong emotional feelings, and ingestion of spicy or hot foods. OTC antihistamines may prevent this: Zyrtec, Allegra, Claritin (loratadine) ...Read more

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I have rashes on my arms an thighs little bumps appearing on my body and my body itches what STDs could this be?

I have rashes on my arms an thighs little bumps appearing on my body and my body itches what STDs could this be?

Why suspect STD?: What you describe is a common type of rash. But to make a proper diagnosis, it should be inspected by your doctor or a dermatologist. But why did you jump to the conclusion it was an std? Have you been diagnosed with std? See your doctor please. ...Read more

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I have been itching my body and bumps appear. My hip started itching severely and a brown lumpy spot appeared and itches intensely.

I have been itching my body and bumps appear. My hip started itching severely and a brown lumpy spot appeared and itches intensely.

Urticaria pigmentosa: This might be urticaria pigmentosa. This is a somewhat rare condition caused by excessive numbers of mast cells (an inflammatory cell) that, when irritated, produce too much histamine triggering an allergic reaction. Using anti-allergy/anti-histamine medications are useful. Make an appointment with your primary care doctor or allergies for evaluation. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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My son has small non colored bumps all down his arms mainly but visible on entire body? Only really bad every now and then and itches them some?

My son has small non colored bumps all down his arms mainly but visible on entire body? Only really bad every now and then and itches them some?

Keratosis pilaris: Is likely. It is caused by a thicker layer of the skin that is crunchier (keratinized). It is a skin type rather than a disease. 60% of people have it. Exfoliation and emollients can help with the itching. ...Read more

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I just got sunburned a few days ago now it is itching and I have a lot of small bumps all over where burn is worse. What are all the small bumps?

I just got sunburned a few days ago now it is itching and I have a lot of small bumps all over where burn is worse. What are all the small bumps?

I would guess they r: Small blisters and the skin is sloughing off. Make sure you keep moisturized, and aloe vera with soothe the skin. Don't pop blisters or pick off dead skin, and if not healing well, see doctor ...Read more

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My back has been itching for about 2 or 3 days and finally someone looked at it and there's little red itchy bumps all over my back what could it be?

Could be allergies: Rash and itching most of the time could be due to allergies, another condition could shingles, take over the counter allergy medicines and creams, if no better in 24 hours see your physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I got a rash I guess from using organic jojoba oil its spread all over my body. It has gotten better now it looks like goose bumps and it itches. Why?

Allergic: You might have developed an allergy contact skin allergy to jojoba oil. Stop using it and try topical hydrocoritsone cream and see if it helps. ...Read more

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I broke out all over in a rash, then I took some beynadril and woke up with little red itching bumps all over?

I broke out all over in a rash, then I took some beynadril and woke up with little red itching bumps all over?

Hives: If your rash responded to benadryl, (diphenhydramine) you may have had hives. Look back at what you have eaten within the last 2 hours and if you took any medication. If nothing unusual, check your temperature. If the problem continues, seek medical help. ...Read more

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My whole body itches a lot, turns red and stays red for about 15 minutes, no bumps. Looks like a rash? I itch. What can it be? Otc remedy? Pls help!

My whole body itches a lot, turns red and stays red for about 15 minutes, no bumps. Looks like a rash? I itch. What can it be? Otc remedy? Pls help!

Try BENADRYL/SEE MD: For immediate relief from itching you can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for ithing but you need to consult your dictor or a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment
it may be due to allergy or some other condition like scabies. ...Read more

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For a year I have been getting severe rashes all over my body sometimes white bumps other times just really red skin what could this be? Itches so bad

For a year I have been getting severe rashes all over my body sometimes white bumps other times just really red skin what could this be? Itches so bad

Show your physician: It's impossible to diagnose a rash without looking at it. Next time it flares up, don't take any medicine for it and don't apply anything topically-- these can change the rash and make it difficult to diagnose. Then have your physician look at it right away. ...Read more

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I have a red rash all over my body it itches a lot there are red bumps on my biceps and dry red circles on my body aswell?

Allergic Reaction: You have developed generalized allergic reaction to something.
Did you go to woods and got exposed to plants like Poison Oak/Ivy? Or got bitten by insects/Mosquitos.
Exposure to new Detergent, Medicine, food,
Rx Wash entire body with soap and water, apply Hydrocortisone or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream if you have. Take oral Antihistaminics.
If Short of breath go to ER.
If not better by AM go to your Doctor. ...Read more

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Should I seek a doctor? I think I have had a uti for months now and the pain, burning, and itching comes and goes. Now there small bumps all over

Should I seek a doctor? I think I have had a uti for months now and the pain, burning, and itching comes and goes. Now there small bumps all over

Yes seek help: While a UTI lasting for a few months would not be common, there are many other things that could be causing your symptoms. Don't wait any longer, it sounds like you've been suffering for long enough! ...Read more

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Three nights ago my feet began itching really bad. Then my hands started itching. I now have these tiny bumps all over my hands and inside my palms.?

Three nights ago my feet began itching really bad. Then my hands started itching. I now have these tiny bumps all over my hands and inside my palms.?

See a dermatologist: Itchy pustules or vesicles of palms and soles. Distinction between psoriasis and dyshidrotic eczema is important. Pompholyx is another term you may see. See a pro, go to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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About a week ago I notice red pimple like bumps all over my chest, waist line, shoulder and neck. The itching is mild and some of them are scaly red cir?

About a week ago I notice red pimple like bumps all over my chest, waist line, shoulder and neck. The itching is mild and some of them are scaly red cir?

Skin: If you started a new medication this could be a reaction. If so contact you doctor about the condition. If not you should drop a dermatologist so they can have a look before you start treating. Treatment would typically involve an ointment with steroid once a diagnosis can be made. In the short term there are several over the counter treatments for itching like cortisone. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more