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Itchy Bumps On One Leg
I have had a very itchy bumps on one side of my scalp! I now have it on my back and the front of one leg! It itches welts and then scabs.?
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Itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites all over legs, new ones pop up. It's not a mosquito bite because there is no bug on me.
I have these hard red itchy bumps on my ankle and one on my lower right leg next to my ankle. What are they and how do I get rid of them?
Itchy rash: The location of the rash may indicate insect bites, but hard to tell without looking at it, you may need to see a doctor for that. ...Read more
Itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites all over legs, new ones pop up everyday, started 2 days ago. My partner does not have any. Allergies?
Itchy bumps: It is likely an allergic reaction to something in the environment. Try to track down what may be causing this. You may try some over the counter antihistamine like Allegra and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night if it bothers you at night. You should see your primary care physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
Folliculiitis maybe: The list of possibilities for "itchy red bumps" is rather long. Folliculitis is inflammation in the root of the hairs, can be caused by friction, bacteria, or fungal (especially yeast). Hives will sometimes present this way. You really need a dermatologist to determine the cause, and prescribe appropriate therapy. ...Read more
I have four red, itchy bumps appear out of nowhere that turned into blisters. One on my ankle, one on my knee, and two under my chin. What is this?
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?
10 small, dark red, very itchy bumps on my leg. They seem to be spreading. Advice/ Suggestions/ Diagnosis please!
I have these Hard red, itchy bumps on my leg and also a part of it looks like a scar, please tell me what it is???
Bumps: It's difficult to provide an accurate diagnosis on lesions not seen. A Dermatologist may be able to evaluate this rash and provide a more accurate answer, a skin biopsy also may prove to be useful in some more difficult cases that are not immediatley apparent on a clinical diagnosis. ...Read more
Groups of 1, 2, or 3 small, red, itchy bumps appearing on my legs. What Is this. It's been spreading throughout the day.
Insect allergy?: Allergy to insect bites is the most common cause. Avoiding exposure by wearing long pants when you go out may provide relief. Consult your doctor if the rash keeps appearing. ...Read more
Itchy rash. Small bumps, lines, & splotches. Has spread over 4days to everywhere but my face. Concentrated around butt/leg. Did not change lifestyle.
Itchy bumps: Hives look like small, red, raised and very itchy bumps that start small and coalesce into larger patches. Try topical anti itch creams first but if it doesn't go away she needs to see her ob/gyn for oral antihistamine therapy. Zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are safe in pregnancy. Allegra is not. ...Read more
On Monday (6 days ago) I noticed red itchy bumps on my left leg thigh. They are still there now and a couple other bumps on lower leg. No where else?
I have red itchy bumps on my legs. Sometimes they fade away, when on feet several hrs its worse.?
Petechiae: I would go see a dermatologist. If you stand up a lot and this puts strain on small blood vessels causing them to leak into the skin and appear as small bumps on the legs. What lead me to believe this maybe the cause vs fungus is that when you stand this gets worse. Fungal infection is independent on duration of weight bearing. ...Read more
My husband and I have clusters of itchy bumps on the back of our arms and backs. I have some on my leg also. What is this and is it contagious?
See below: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Itchy bumps appear often (mostly arm/leg/back), can be goosebump-like or can get as large as bug bites. Disappears in a few hours. Usually not red.
Hives / urticaria: Usually, itchy bumps are urticaria, or hives. They go away in a few hours and the skin looks normal. They are white in the bump area and usually it is pink around the outside. The bumps are called wheals and the areas around them are called flares. If you don't have ANY redness anywhere, it may be eczema or something else. Antihistamines like zyrtec, Allegra or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help the itch. See a doc! ...Read more
Everytime I wear jeans, or any type of pants like jeans I break out in small red real itchy bumps ALL over my legs. But not for any other pants. : (?
Irritant vs contact: You may have a contact allergy to one of the ingredients in your jeans. Another possibility is that jeans are worn tightly and may be rubbing on your skin whereas other types of pants are not usually that tight. See a dermatologist or allergist to get patch tested if you cannot avoid wearing jeans. ...Read more
Red itchy bumps on ankle yesterday, 3 in a triangle, 6/7 more scattered across legs today (no more triangles), what could this be?
Rashes really: Need to be seen. Spider bites usually have 3 bite marks. Could they have been spider bites? Get an eval if the rash is still there and bothersome ...Read more
Why do I have itchy bumps all over my thighs and legs. I have noticed them for like 2 years already? How can I get rid of the itchy bumps?
See derm: You should see a dermatologist for the answer and treatment. ...Read more