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Seen 2 derms-no answers.Rash mostly on back/sides.Itchy bumps when scratchd follow ¼-2" cut line under skin.Crawly on face.Antifungal wash helps some.

Seen 2 derms-no answers.Rash mostly on back/sides.Itchy bumps when scratchd follow ¼-2" cut line under skin.Crawly on face.Antifungal wash helps some.

A photo would help: The key to dermatology is the appearance. The 'story' behind it helps lead one in the right direction. Finally, if all of that doesn't make the diagnosis a biopsy is necessary, where a doctor (pathologist) can look under a microscope and tell you what it is. You might want to send an image to a Health Tap doc-there's a new feature about tough to solve cases, maybe you would be a candidate for that ...Read more

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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I have itchy bumps on my face every once a while. Just a bump or two. What could it be.

I have itchy bumps on my face every once a while. Just a bump or two. What could it be.

Itchy Bumps: A visit to the dermatologist is required to ascertain the nature of these spots of patches of inflamed skin. If skin disorders such as acne, eczema, rosacea or skin allergies are affecting the texture of the skin, the dermatologist might prescribe certain medications to tackle this problem. Topical steroids, creams, lotions, antibiotics or antihistamines might be needed to treat this condition. ...Read more

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I have those itchy bumps that show up on my face. The worst time that i find this is in the mornings. ?

I have those itchy bumps that show up on my face. The worst time that i find this is in the mornings. ?

See your doctor: Rashes are notoriously difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician and have them look at it to determine the type of rash as well as the best treatment. ...Read more

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I have some itchy bumps on my face. Is this acne?

I have some itchy bumps on my face. Is this acne?

Probably not: Acne is more likely to be sore or tender than itchy. Itchy bumps could represent eczema or some other condition. ...Read more

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I have small semi itchy bumps developing on my face! Need urgent help! I am a 20 year old male. ?

I have small semi itchy bumps developing on my face! Need urgent help! I am a 20 year old male. ?

This is difficult: to diagnose here without seeing the rash. Did you have any new exposures to foods, soaps, shampoos, medications? Are you sick with a fever or other symptoms? A cortisone cream might help, but it would be best to see your doctor or a dermatologist to be properly diagnosed and treated. Hope it's better soon. If you are a Prime member on HealthTap, you could also request a consult. ...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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I have red itchy bumps i first noticed on my face but now they have spread quickly all over and are mildly itchy not sure what to do?

I have red itchy bumps i first noticed on my face but now they have spread quickly all over and are mildly itchy not sure what to do?

Itchy red bumps: Rashes that are red, itchy, raised and spread can be hives (urticaria) although it is easier to view them directly. It can be helpful to take a photo (to document), not all the circumstances surrounding onset of rash (diet, exercise, medications, stings/bites, fever, other symptoms, etc) to try to pinpoint trigger. Antihistamines like zyrtec (cetirizine) help with itching. See doc if continue or worsen... ...Read more