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Itchy Bumps After Shower
Itchy bumps after shower and exercise. Goes away within 2 hours. Sister is being treated for scabies. Held my baby a month ago. Should I be concerned?
Small slightly itchy bumps and red blotches after shower since as long as I can remember. Disappear 30mins after. Is becoming more itchy lately.?
Heat urticaria?: Many patients come with complaints of itching and rarely hives after a hot bath. If hives appear it could be due to hot water. In that case, reducing the temperature of water will help. Applying moisturizing creams or Vaseline immediately after bath may relieve itching. ...Read more
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
Just took a shower and after drying off noticed a small patch of whitehead looking bumps on shaft. Kinda itchy. Bumps were not there prior to shower.
Especially after a hot bath/shower, I keep getting random itchy bumps on my elbows and back. They look similar to mosquito bites.?
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. ...Read more
Dermographism: See a dermatologist. If it is distressing, try cetirazine (Zyrtec) 10mg. Start at 1 a day. Sometimes it can make you sleepy, in which case you can change to loratadine (Claratin). Sometimes it takes 2 or 3 a day. The generic is the same, only costs less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause itchy bumps. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Could be an: Allergic reaction to something you have been exposed to, sometimes called hives. Please see your doc so it can be identified, treated, and you can figure out what to avoid if necessary. A more extreme version of this can close your throat so please get checked. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Nickel allergy: Nickel allergy from the snaps on blue jeans or a metal belt buckle is a common cause of an itchy red rash near the umbilicus (belly button). A dermatologist or allergist can confirm using an allergy patch test. ...Read more
Hives of rash: There are many causes, and it is best to be seen by a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This rash would: Need to visualized (with a medical history) to provide you with a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
It means: That it is time to get examined. Diagnosis requires direct visualization. ...Read more
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