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I have these red itchy bumps all over my body, I only get them after having sex with my boyfriend when using a condom. No meds make the itch stop :' (?

I have these red itchy bumps all over my body, I only get them after having sex with my boyfriend when using a condom. No meds make the itch stop :' (?

Hypersensitivity: I commend you for practicing safe sexual activity. It sounds like you are having an allergic or "hypersensitivity reaction". You may be allergic to latex or components of the condom. Try using a non-latex or different brand of condom.

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I have these really red itchy bumps all over my body I scrach them cause they itch bad but everytime I do I wake up the next morning with more?

I have these really red itchy bumps all over my body I scrach them cause they itch bad but everytime I do I wake up the next morning with more?

How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. If it did not work, see an allergist.

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I have red, swollen, very itchy bumps all over my body and they are multiplying hot showers are making them more irritated, and cannot help but itch.

I have red, swollen, very itchy bumps all over my body and they are multiplying hot showers are making them more irritated, and cannot help but itch.

Hives: This sounds like you may be suffering from hives (urticaria). Hives are red raised itchy bumps, they tend to move around and last less than 24 hrs in any location. In addition, hives should not leave any skin changes when they resolve. Antihistamines may be helpful, see your pcp first, see an allergist if they persist.

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I have itchy red bumps all over my body--what should I do?

I have itchy red bumps all over my body--what should I do?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you.

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What does it mean when I have itchy red bumps all over my body?

What does it mean when I have itchy red bumps all over my body?

Generalized rash: There are many causes of itchy rashes. Raised itchy red bumps that come and go on any part of the body and resolve leaving the skin looking normal again is suggestive of hives. Unfortunately, it is difficult to diagnose rashes without seeing them. Take a photo and see your physician or dermatologist. Frequently with one look, they know what is is and what to do about it.

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I have itchy red bumps all over my body. They look like mosquito bites (and would make sense because I work outside) but are throughout my entire body?

I have itchy red bumps all over my body. They look like mosquito bites (and would make sense because I work outside) but are throughout my entire body?

Allergic reaction: May be you came in contact with some weeds, or plants that you are allergic to. Insect bites can also cause red bumps at the site of bites but energized Pruritic Rash are due to Allergic reaction. Do you have Poison Oak r Poison Ivy near by? Or If you sprayed chemicals in your garden? Rx Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin like drug. Wash your body with water, Apply Cortisone + Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream now.

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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.

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I have these itchy red bumps all over my upper body. It's kind of like a rash now. I have these bumps on my breasts, my stomach and my back/shoulders. What could cause this?

I have these itchy red bumps all over my upper body. It's kind of like a rash now. I have these bumps on my breasts, my stomach and my back/shoulders. What could cause this?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.

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What to do if for 2 weeks I've been dealing with red itchy bumps all over my body! Help!?

What to do if for 2 weeks I've been dealing with red itchy bumps all over my body! Help!?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have. If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up. If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis.

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Please help! I have red itchy bumps all over body?

Please help! I have red itchy bumps all over body?

Rash: It could be hives, eczema, scabies, an allergy problem, the list goes on. Seeing your doctor so they can look at your rash would be your best route of action. For now, an antihistamine and topical steroids otc, as well as calming skin care products, may be helpful.

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Tiny red itchy bumps all over body especially on my upper legs. What does this sound like?

Tiny red itchy bumps all over body especially on my upper legs. What does this sound like?

Hives: Hives are red, raised and intensely itchy bumps on any part of the body. But any rash must truly be seen by a doctor to get an accurate diagnosis and treatment.

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Red itchy bumps all over body (except face & genitalia) for 3 months now, esp after stress, waxing, & physical effort. I have asthma & allergies. Help?

Red itchy bumps all over body (except face & genitalia) for 3 months now, esp after stress, waxing, & physical effort. I have asthma & allergies. Help?

Possible hives: Sounds like you may have hives brought on by stress and sweating. Antihistamines frequently offer relief. Suggest seeing a board certified allergist for evaluation.

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I have red itchy bumps all over, what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy bumps all over, what is this and treatment?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have. If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up. If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis.