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Skin problem.. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Skin problem.. Feeling itchy on the top half of the back with red/dark brownish spot, back of neck n chest.

Can't diagnose: based on the information provided. Recommend an in-person evaluation so that this can visualized. A medical history is important and some times labs or even a biopsy may be needed for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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My wife's back "upper part" is almost full of itchy bumps, she just got them suddenly, also a big spot on her chest and some red bumps on her face.

My wife's back "upper part" is almost full of itchy bumps, she just got them suddenly, also a big spot on her chest and some red bumps on her face.

Hives: Thisis an allergic reaction most likely. As long as she has no breathing problems or loss of blood pressure these are hives. You can try bendryl but you will need to see your doctor. Look for exposures like a new medication, a food, now fabrices, new chemical exposures, infection = the list is very long and often we can not discover the cause. We call this urticaria. ...Read more

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Had hives recently, and meds helped, but have an itchy red spot on chest, that doesn't improve w/steroids. Dr. Checked for mold, but nothhing. Help!

Had hives recently, and meds helped, but have an itchy red spot on chest, that doesn't improve w/steroids. Dr. Checked for mold, but nothhing. Help!

Hives: It sounds as if you are having a dermatologic condition called urticaria. Urticaria is the medical terminology for hives. It is the bodies response to a certain stimulus, such as an allergy. The body will release histamine in response to a stimulus and histamine causes redness, swelling and itching. Other triggers of urticaria can be cold/heat, stress, medicines, or with you, pressure on skin! ...Read more

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Am heaving red kind of spot on my chest back, neck, forehead, arms.They are painless and bit itchy and now they all over my body?

Am heaving red kind of spot on my chest
 back, neck, forehead, arms.They are painless and bit itchy and now they all over my body?

Rashes: There are many causes of rashes--from dry skin to infections. Topical cortisones can help the mild itch, but to identify cause, may need to be seen. This is one of those "picture worth a thousand words" kind of problem. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my skin? Red, dry, itchy spots on my chest that seem to be spreading. Help!

What is wrong with my skin? Red, dry, itchy spots on my chest that seem to be spreading. Help!

No way to know?: Rashes are difficult at best when seen by the doctor. One would need more information and a look to know how to give you a diagnosis. Contagious? Infection? Fungal? Parasitic (scabies and such)? Contact dermatitis (poison ivy/oak)? Systemic disease with rash (lupus and other)? Syphilis? Eczema? Allergic reaction? The story goes on and on. I am so sorry i cannot help you! get seen. ...Read more

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Red, small and itchy spots have appeared on my back and chest from the sun, how do I get rid of this?

Red, small and itchy spots have appeared on my back and chest from the sun, how do I get rid of this?

As above : Every thing under the sun even the sun it self may cause allergy, u can try Hydrocortisone cream and if no improvement , try to see u pcp. ...Read more

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Red spots over chest (came up yesterday, could it be where I shaved my chest) not itchy. They don't have heads. ?

Red spots over chest (came up yesterday, could it be where I shaved my chest) not itchy. They don't have heads. ?

Shaving: It is possible that the red spots are from the shaving. When you shave an area it sometimes irritates the hair follicles and they can appear as red areas. This is especially likely to happen in an area that is not shaved regularly. ...Read more