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Itchy Bumps On My Back
I have red itchy bumps on my back. There are only about 6-8 of them. They are all in the same spot. What could it be?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more
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
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
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'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
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
I have small red itchy bumps on my torso, back and thigh. They are isolated from each other, though some are closer together. I've had chickenpoc.
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?
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
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 itchy bumps on my stomach and back. They look like mosquito bites, but can't be. Smaller ones are on my hands. What are they?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live. ...Read more
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
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?
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
I have itchy brown bumps on my back and they started spreading to my chest and other parts of my body. They look like acne.
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
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
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
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
Folliculitis: Hair root infection common. Flea, allergy to lotion etc possible..........See pmd. ...Read more
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
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
I have a few small red itchy bumps on the back of my dry hands. They come and go. Slight puss, I itch them open and they heal a few days later???
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 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 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
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