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Me and my boyfriend have developed weird itchy bumps on our hands and arms it's not scabies but we aren't sure what they are they aren't spreading?

Me and my boyfriend have developed weird itchy bumps on our hands and arms it's not scabies but we aren't sure what they are they aren't spreading?

Both need doctors: Sounds like you both need appointments with your doctor(s) in the immediate future. Numerous things it could be, including bedbugs and other infestations. ...Read more

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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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 hands and feet that swell and are sore. I have had a rash on my legs and , stomach, and arms but it was just itchy bumps, not pa?

I have itchy bumps on hands and feet that swell and are sore. I have had a rash on my legs and , stomach, and arms but it was just itchy bumps, not pa?

See dermatologist: It is impossible to diagnose from this description. There are multiple possibilities which will not respond to over the counter products.Evaluate all medications, environmental exposure and food history. ...Read more

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Why do I have large and small itchy bumps on my arms legs and hands? They're spreading.

Why do I have large and small itchy bumps on my arms legs and hands? They're spreading.

Many reasons: It could be a number of things, including allergic rash to some skin conditions.Your best bet is to go and see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My feet started to develope itchy bumps on them. This soon spread to my legs, hands, arms and back. I'm not allergic to anything.

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My feet started to develope itchy bumps on them. This soon spread to my legs, hands, arms and back. I'm not allergic to anything.

?: Possible viral rash, or simple acute urticaria, usually also virally induced, self limiting, isn't related to allergies. Any OTC 1st or 2nd generation antihistamine would help control the symptoms, but be careful if it causes sedation, don't drive.. If problem persists , see your doctor ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on my arms, stomach, side, thighs, hands and fingers. My boyfriend nor kids have Anything. had this for about a month?

I have red itchy bumps on my arms, stomach, side, thighs, hands and fingers. My boyfriend nor kids have Anything. had this for about a month?

Hard to tell: This is probably a condition often seen but the cause is often obscure even with a skin biopsy. Suggest that you see a dermatologist to get checked out. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of itchy bumps all over the body(legs, arms, neck, top and bottom of feet, sometimes face and hands) that come and go?

What could be the cause of itchy bumps all over the body(legs, arms, neck, top and bottom of feet, sometimes face and hands) that come and go?

Itchy red bumps: The description of itchy red bumps that come and go is very much the description of hives. Hives or urticaria is very common affecting 25% of people. Sometimes there is swelling. Causes are many and unfortunately treatments available are fewer. While hives are not dangerous or contagious, the itching can be very uncomfortable. Allergist or dermatologist can assist in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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3 days after sex I got small itchy bumps and few blisters on my arms, thighs, legs, hand and feet (not on my genitals or mouth), could this be herpes?

3 days after sex I got small itchy bumps and few blisters on my arms, thighs, legs, hand and feet (not on my genitals or mouth), could this be herpes?

Herpes simplex: That is certainly possible, but without seeing the rash it would be foolish to try and diagnose it. It may not have had anything to do with the sex and you may have chicken pox or some other illness, or this may be a contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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I have a 1st degree burn on my hand and arm, treated with aloe but now I have red itchy bumps on top of my hand around the burn?

I have a 1st degree burn on my hand and arm, treated with aloe but now I have red itchy bumps on top of my hand around the burn?

Reaction to aloe: Sounds like good possibility. Try topical Hydrocortisone 1% cream otc. If that doesn't work, time to see the dermatologist. ...Read more

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Little, VERY itchy bumps appeared on my lower back, arms, and thumb. There's only a few in each place. New ones popped up on my thigh. what are they?

Little, VERY itchy bumps appeared on my lower back, arms, and thumb. There's only a few in each place. New ones popped up on my thigh. what are they?

No way to tell: it 'd be best for you to consult a dermatologist unless these bumps have been present for a very short time and have resolved with topical hydrocortisone. The cause of a skin rash is not easy to pinpoint especially when one does not know what it looks like. ...Read more

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Son has white spots on hands and fingers for about month. Now itchy rash on arms legs?

Son has white spots on hands and fingers for about month. Now itchy rash on arms legs?

Itchy White Spots: This sounds like something known as dyshidrotic eczema, but without a picture or more description of the rash, it's hard to know. Would check with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My sister has a red, itchy rash developing on her arms and legs. It started on her feet and has now spread to hands, knees, elbows. ?

Cannot say: Your sister could have eczema and allergic eruption or psoriasis.She needs to see a dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment plan. Sometimes a skin biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Experiencing itchy rash. also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction.What should I do? Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help

Experiencing  itchy rash. also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction.What should I do?
Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help

Too little info: Most skin rashes need to be examined in order to offer meaningful insight. In the case of a reaction, a discussion about potential exposures is also necessary. ...Read more

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What to do for raised red itchy bumps on hands and fingers during pregnancy?

What to do for raised red itchy bumps on hands and fingers during pregnancy?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Small red raised itchy bumps on hands and feet for 2 weeks. Has about 20. No improvement with steroid cream. Dr has no idea what they are.

Small red raised itchy bumps on hands and feet for 2 weeks. Has about 20. No improvement with steroid cream. Dr has no idea what they are.

Possible infection: Do the bumps come and go? If so, then they may be hives that would respond more effectively to antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec. If they remain in place and develop any white or black heads, then a topical antibiotic like Bacitracin or prescription bactroban applied twice daily would help. ...Read more

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What are these small itchy bumps on my shoulders and arms?

Many answers: You need to check with your doctor and dermatologist who would likely want to know how long these bumps have been present , medications being taken , and other associated symptoms, a skin biopsy may also be needed. ...Read more

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How come i get itchy bumps on palms of hands?

How come i get itchy bumps on palms of hands?

Contact dermatitis: Most itchy bumps/spots of the palms are due to a contact dermatitis, or irritation from some exposure in our day-to-day world. This includes anything from lotions to our clothes to our tools at work. If these are new i would think about new exposures you might have had. If it doesn't improve with cessation of those exposures then i would talk with your primary physician. ...Read more