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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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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 small red itchy bumps on my back and near my ribs what is it?

I have small red itchy bumps on my back and near my ribs what is it?

Outbreaks of itchy: red bumps are very common and have many different causes: allergy related hives, especially if you've contacted something new (natural/leaves/plant or artificial/household chemicals). A red itchy rash can go along with being sick (chicken pox/impetigo) or parasites (scabies). Try some OTC cortisone cream and antihistamine for a day or two. .. then to Derm if persists. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Can wash powder give an allergic reation of little rasised itchy bumps on my back arms folded clothes became extremily itchy.

Can wash powder give an allergic reation of little rasised itchy bumps on my back arms folded clothes became extremily itchy.

Yes: You may be allergic to one of the ingredients. Another possibility is the anti-static strip if you do use it when drying your clothes. Try some hydrocortisone cream on the itchy areas. In the meanwhile, try another brand of laundry detergent. Once you are sure that you don't have a reaction to it (takes several days), then you will need to rewash everything touched by the old detergent. ...Read more

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Yesterday I laid in the grass for like 20 mins & now I have several nickel sized red, raised, itchy bumps on my back& arm. 1more popped up today. Why?

Yesterday I laid in the grass for like 20 mins & now I have several nickel sized red, raised, itchy bumps on my back& arm. 1more popped up today. Why?

You got bit by: Some ticks. I would consider going to see a primary care provider if it doesn't go away with over the counter steroid creams (hydrocortisone). They may get bigger and itch worse. ...Read more

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What could cause small itchy bumps on my child's back?

What could cause small itchy bumps on my child's back?

Itchy rashes...: Do have a large differential diagnoses in Pediatrics...from insect bites to infectious...like scabies.Only through a physical and history examination the diagnosis can be established. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps across my upper back, do I have shingles?

Small itchy bumps across my upper back, do I have shingles?

You're not: In the right age group for shingles unless you have system health problems. If the bumps persist for a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My back has been itching for about 2 or 3 days and finally someone looked at it and there's little red itchy bumps all over my back what could it be?

My back has been itching for about 2 or 3 days and finally someone looked at it and there's little red itchy bumps all over my back what could it be?

Could be allergies: Rash and itching most of the time could be due to allergies, another condition could shingles, take over the counter allergy medicines and creams, if no better in 24 hours see your physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of itchy bumps on my lower back, in almost a line shape, the entire thing no bigger than my thumb nail, some bumps have clear fluid...

I have a cluster of itchy bumps on my lower back, in almost a line shape, the entire thing no bigger than my thumb nail, some bumps have clear fluid...

It sounds like: Shingles. Check this link for an overview of shingles http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/shingles/basics/definition/con-20019574
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Was diagnosed w/ bv a month ago, and it's back. Now that it's back, the itchy bumps in my vag are back too. Is this part of bv? Or sthng else?

Was diagnosed w/ bv a month ago, and it's back. Now that it's back, the itchy bumps in my vag are back too. Is this part of bv? Or sthng else?

Probably something else.: BV typically is a malodorous discharge with slight itching or burning (not a prominent feature). Itchy bumps suggest something else. ...Read more

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Especially after a hot bath/shower, I keep getting random itchy bumps on my elbows and back. They look similar to mosquito bites.?

Especially after a hot bath/shower, I keep getting random itchy bumps on my elbows and back. They look similar to mosquito bites.?

Urticaria: You are developing hives because of the hot showers or bath. The condition is known as cholernergic urticaria. Turn the temperature of the water down and your symptoms dhould be relieved ...Read more

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I have small itchy bumps like rashes on my back, legs, stomache&now starting on my arms. They begin as a little redspot and then grow into a rash.

I have small itchy bumps like rashes on my back, legs, stomache&now starting on my arms. They begin as a little redspot and then grow into a rash.

Lots of causes: For your rash. Commonly, allergic rash present as itchy
bumps. Yeast, bacteria or ringworm can aslo occur. Shingles are usually localized and painful bumps. Less common are Lupus or drug reaction. Please consult dermatologist. Please email or call Healthtap (Call us at 650-376-6010) to schedule a video-consult with a skin specialist. ...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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I have tiny red itchy bumps all over my stomach, back, legs, breasts and arms. I don't thinks its poison ivy or chicken pox.

I have tiny red itchy bumps all over my stomach, back, legs, breasts and arms. I don't thinks its poison ivy or chicken pox.

Might be scabies: Rashes are hard to diagnose without seeing them. Sounds like a disease caused by tiny mites. Would need a special medicine. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps on my back and stomach they have been there for 2-3 days?

I have itchy red bumps on my back and stomach they have been there for 2-3 days?

Many possibilities: From your description it is not possible to come up with a single answer. It is best that you consider being seen by a dermatologist to help, clarify the problem and possible treatments. ...Read more

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I have itchy small bumps on my back and on my breast area. Some of the bumps have went away but now they look like old sore I need help?? Please

I have itchy small bumps on my back and on my breast area. Some of the bumps have went away but now they look like old sore I need help?? Please

Itchy or not?: If not itchy but sore, see your doctor to determine whether a topical antibiotic may be needed. If itchy and not oozing, try topical hydrocortisone. It is hard to say what it may be with so little information and no direct examination. ...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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What are these red itchy bumps on the back of my knees, elbows and wrists?

What are these red itchy bumps on the back of my knees, elbows and wrists?

Skin Bumps: It is difficult to provide recommendations without an image of your skin lesions. Can you upload a picture? ...Read more

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What are these small itchy bumps on the back of my hand the suddenly appear out of no where?

What are these small itchy bumps on the back of my hand the suddenly appear out of no where?

Itchy bumps: These itchy bumps may be insect bites or hives. The latter would suggest an allergic reaction. Antihistamine medications like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin (nondrowsy) should relieve itching. If these bumps continue to appear, have them examined by your physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have small itchy bumps on my stomach and lower back. What could this be?

I have small itchy bumps on my stomach and lower back. What could this be?

Folliculitis: Hair root infection common. Flea, allergy to lotion etc possible..........See pmd. ...Read more

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I have tiny red really itchy bumps around the back of my waist. Is it shingles?

I have tiny red really itchy bumps around the back of my waist. Is it shingles?

Half way?: Shingles does not cross the midline of the body. If this is the case, it can be shingles which may cause itching at first to be followed by pain. Consult your doctor to find out if an antiviral drug may be needed. If it does cross the midline of the body, then there may be many other causes. ...Read more

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I have some small red itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They come and go every week or so. What is this?

I have some small red itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They come and go every week or so. What is this?

Hand eczema: The most common causes are irritant (too much hand washing) or contact allergy. Pay attention to the type of soap and hand preparation to see it changing the brand would help (no scented, anti-bacterial soap) or gel). If you wash you hands too often, consider wearing a non-latex glove on some of the chores and apply a lotion after washing whenever possible as well as reducing hand washing ...Read more

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I have big red itchy bumps on the back of my legs. What could it be other than bug bites?

I have big red itchy bumps on the back of my legs. What could it be other than bug bites?

Hives: These may be hives, insect bites or an allergic reaction to something that comes in contact with your legs. Hives clear in a day whereas the other two last days. Antihistamines should help in any case. ...Read more

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I have small itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They are skin colored. They come and go. This started about 2 weeks ago maybe.

I have small itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They are skin colored. They come and go. This started about 2 weeks ago maybe.

? allergic reaction: Would consider if there are any new soaps, detergents, products that hand has been exposed to since it is in a localized area. You could try some hydrocortisone cream. If it continues please see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on the back of my thighs and on my lower butt. My fiance also has bumps like mine on his inner thighs that also itch. Std? Help

I have red itchy bumps on the back of my thighs and on my lower butt. My fiance also has bumps like mine on his inner thighs that also itch. Std? Help

Need to see: It is possible that this is scabies, but it is impossible to accurately diagnose a rash without seeing it. I suggest you call in for a virtual consult with a video or an attached photo for an accurate diagnosis ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on my neck, ears, face, back and chest. I have been in a hot tub this weekend and think that it is chlorine rash. Am I right?

I have red itchy bumps on my neck, ears, face, back and chest. I have been in a hot tub this weekend and think that it is chlorine rash. Am I right?

Hot tub: There is a condition called hot tub folliculitis that is usually due to a pseudomonas infection. You should check with your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Small rash on bottom right abdomen for 2 weeks, itchy. Red bumps throughout my back but gone now. Stopped Augmentin 2 weeks ago after septoplasty...but have never previously had a reaction to antibiotics. Allergic to dye/fabric in new shirt or...?

Small rash on bottom right abdomen for 2 weeks, itchy. Red bumps throughout my back but gone now. Stopped Augmentin 2 weeks ago after septoplasty...but have never previously had a reaction to antibiotics. Allergic to dye/fabric in new shirt or...?

Rashes: Rashes are tricky to diagnosis without looking at them. If your rash was only on the right lower abdomen and the right lower back, shingles is a possibility... but so are many other causes. Your rash should be seen by a physician. ...Read more