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I have 1 small itchy bump that won't go away. Thought it was a bug bite, but it's been weeks. When I scratch, it becomes ashy around the bump.?

I have 1 small itchy bump that won't go away. Thought it was a bug bite, but it's been weeks. When I scratch, it becomes ashy around the bump.?

Have it evaluated.: It is possible that there might be a small smoldering infection in the center of that lesion. Either way if it will not go away then see your dr. As some skin cancers may present that way and can be treated easily through excision. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have random itchy clear bumps that pop up all over my body and itch like crazy then go away, but as soon as one is gone seems like more pop up?

I have random itchy clear bumps that pop up all over my body and itch like crazy then go away, but as soon as one is gone seems like more pop up?

The random rash can: Be difficult. How long has this occurred? Your description makes it sound like a new problem, full body. Any new medications? If not that u may be coming into contact with something "contact dermatitis". There is a condition called idiopathic urticaria where people break out due to stress. Try behadryl at night and Claritin (loratadine) with a med called tagamet ( also blocks histamine) during the day. ...Read more

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Bumps on my itchy elbows don't go away! what do I do?

Bumps on my  itchy elbows don't go away! what do I do?

Hyperkeratosis: When skin thickens on the elbows and knees it gets bumpy, rough and sometimes itch. This is best treated with a skin exfoliating cream. There are over-the-counter creams with 12% ammonium lactate to start with. However, sometimes you may need a prescription cream to help those really stubborn spots. ...Read more

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Itchy red bumps after shower that go away in an hour?

Itchy red bumps after shower that go away in an hour?

Everytime?: Some people develop hives after a hot shower and sometimes it can happen after swimming too, called cholinergic urticaria. Another hematological disease called polycythemia vera can also cause it. Take a picture of the rash and show it to your doctor. Try taking taking an oral antihistamine 30 minutes before showering and see if it helps.You could also be reacting to the soap if it is new. ...Read more

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Hi there, I have itchy elbows, no rashes or bumps, they just itch and I can't seem to make it go away?

Hi there, I have itchy elbows, no rashes or bumps, they just itch and I can't seem to make it go away?

ITCHY ELBOWS?: HOW LONG HAVE THEY BEEN ITCHY? SOUNDS LIKE A CONTACT DERMATITIS FROM SOMETHING YOU HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH. THINK HARD WHAT YOU WERE DOING JUST BEFORE THE ITCHING BEGAN . . . IT DOESNT SOUND SERIOUS OR CONTAGIOUS. SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST TO RELIEVE YOUR WORRY. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Every time I wear a "cheap" necklace I get itchy bumps on the back of my neck. How do I make them go away?

Every time I wear a "cheap" necklace I get itchy bumps on the back of my neck. How do I make them go away?

Stop wearing it: Cortisone cream will help the reaction heal. Coat the necklace and any other nickel-containing materials you wear with clear nail polish to prevent your skin (immune system) from coming in contact with nickel. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps won't go away on my face, if i scratch my skin raises and gets so dry and a dark red color. What is it?

Itchy bumps won't go away  on my face, if i  scratch my skin raises and gets so dry and a dark red color. What is it?

Many answers: Your rash needs to be examined by a doctor who may refer you to a dermatologist. If you blush easily, these bumps may be from rosacea. ...Read more

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Insatiable itchy bumps that turn to lumps, itch creams don't help keep me up some nights, goin on for cpl wks, go away n new ones come up?

Insatiable itchy bumps that turn to lumps, itch creams don't help keep me up some nights, goin on for cpl wks, go away n new ones come up?

Look for answers: If this only occurs at night, it could represent allergy to the soap with which you wash your sheets or insect bites. If you don't live alone, insect bites would affect other members of the household. Try changing the soap that you use to wash your linens and night clothes. If the problem still persistd, ask your physician for a referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I've had an itchy spot on my face for about a week now that won't seem to go away. No redness but I see/feel some light bumps... What could it be?

I've had an itchy spot on my face for about a week now that won't seem to go away. No redness but I see/feel some light bumps... What could it be?

Allergy? Herpes?: It could be localized allergic req tion or a variant of herpes simplex.If it is mild you could try Hydrocortisone cream for 1-2 days. If it persists or gets worse see your doctor. ...Read more