Doctor insights on:
Itchy Bumps That Spread
Weeks ago i had ringworm on my right butt cheek which turned into red very itchy bumps now spread to other cheek I use ciclopirox it is not helping?
See the doctor: Time to see the doctor if the medication is not helping, it could also be the wrong diagnosis. You should have it evaluated. ...Read more
I have red itchy bumps slowly spreading on my arm. A few are on my stomach and back. They're not bed bug bites, and i'm not allergic to any soaps?
Many possibilities: How long this has been happening? If Benadryl and Hydrocortisone have not helped, it is time to consult a dermatologist if the problem has been going on for more than 2 weeks or becoming intolerable. ...Read more
Hives of rash: There are many causes, and it is best to be seen by a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
used several creams/gels to treat knee wound, may have had an allergic reaction ? ; very itchy bumps which seem to spread around knee if touched ? :(
Allergic Reactions: to topical creams and even bandages are not that uncommon. However, you may have a skin infection rather than a reaction. You should see your doctor for an evaluation to rule out significant problems. ...Read more
Keratosis Pilaris: It sounds like you have a condition called keratosis pilaris. This causes tiny, rough prickly bumps to form on the backs of the arms, the thighs, the buttocks and occasionally on the face. A mild exfoliating skin cream with 12% ammonium lactate used once to twice a day will smooth these areas out nicely. If you have itch, a mild cortisone cream from your doctor can help. ...Read more
I have this rash of small red itchy bumps spread out. For 5 days . On upper back, arms, inner thigh, sides. 39wks preg. What should I do? What is it
Take a medication: The rash that you describe can be due to many causes. At this point you can take an otc class b antihistamine such as Cetirizine 10mg and apply an anti-itch cream such as sarna with pramoxime (not benadryl). If no better or worsening, see you physician. ...Read more
I have small red itchy bumps which have spread all over my stomach, back, thighs, and butt. Also may have a possible ringworm, is this an infection?
Rash red smallish bumps, itchy spread over months from nape of neck down back to thighs/. Doesn't look like ringworm but could be other fungal?
Best to have it : Looked at.Hard to say without additional information.May just be heat bumps and dry skin.In the meantime, you can take some antihistamines like benadryl, Claritin , Allegra , zyrtec or any generic equivalent to stop you from itching and avoid skin infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- HealthTap gives you access to top U.S. certified doctors
- Our doctors are checked, verified and board certified
- Get personalized help and answers directly from the doctor
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Itchy bumps that spread when scratched
- Itchy red bumps that spread
- Itchy bumps all over body that spread
- Itchy red bumps on skin that spread
- Red itchy bumps that spread when scratched
- Small itchy bumps that spread
- What these little red bumps that look like flea bites but seem to be spreading?
- Itchy bumps that turn into scabs
- Talk to a dermatologist online for free