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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)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...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

Itchy Skin (Definition)

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