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Itchy Bumps That Spread When Scratched
Dermographism: See a dermatologist. If it is distressing, try cetirazine (Zyrtec) 10mg. Start at 1 a day. Sometimes it can make you sleepy, in which case you can change to loratadine (Claratin). Sometimes it takes 2 or 3 a day. The generic is the same, only costs less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy to find out what is causing this. ...Read more
I have red itchy bumps on my body that look like bug bite but when I scratch it start to bleed what is it?
Been getting itchy bumps mostly on back some small some like flat misquote bites but seem spread been tanning also very tired?
Itchy bumps: Itchy bumps may be due to insect bites but may be hives which are an allergic reaction to something internal or external like clothing touching your back. Heat rash is another possibility. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Itchy bumps won't go away on my face, if I scratch my skin raises and gets so dry and a dark red color. What is it?
I have red itchy bumps i first noticed on my face but now they have spread quickly all over and are mildly itchy not sure what to do?
Itchy red bumps: Rashes that are red, itchy, raised and spread can be hives (urticaria) although it is easier to view them directly. It can be helpful to take a photo (to document), not all the circumstances of onset of rash (diet, exercise, medications, stings/bites, fever, other symptoms, etc) to try to pinpoint trigger. Antihistamines like zyrtec (cetirizine) help with itching. See doc if continue or worsen... ...Read more
I've been having breakouts all over my body. It started at the shoulders and spread from there. The breakout areas are clusters of red itchy bumps.
Acne? Pityrosporum?: Clusters of red itchy bumps on your body could be acne, but it could also be pityrosporum folliculitis. Acne can be treated with any of the over the counter benzoyl peroxide washes. If you are not improving, you may need to see a dermatologist for a prescription anti fungal. How long has this been going on? ...Read more
Got bit by tiger mosquito, getting infected. Dark red itchy bumps around it. It was a week ago I got bit. Don't scratch at it. What to use to clear it?
Insect bite: What you are describing sounds more like an allergic reaction to the sting than to an infection. Take loratidine or cetrizine, if that doesn't help then by all means have it evaluated for a possible infection. If the redness spreads or you get a fever,see a doctor sooner rather than later. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I have had red itchy bumps on my thigh for a while now and it itches like crazy! Its spreads too what is it?
When I scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?
One little itchy bump. Turned into a big patch of itchy bumps on my hand, after scratching it excessively... What could they be anything serious?
Probably: You probably have hand eczema. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You can get the exact answer this way. ...Read more
First noticed a localized non-itchy rash or bumps in between thighs that spread. Every other day, more appeared in different parts except my face.?
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Hi there, my face, thighs,chest feel very itchy.When I scratch pink itchy bumps appear. They seem to be spreading all over my body as well.what can it be?
Dermatographism: This is a heightened sensitivity of your skin and an allergic type reaction to something internal or external. Stimuli could be foods, medications, temperature, etc. Often the inciting cause is unknown. If you cannot get relief with antihistamines like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin(nondrowsy), consult an allergist who may prescribe atarax (hydroxyzine) as well as attempt to determine the cause ...Read more
I've had some itchy bumps around my wrist area for a week now. If I scratch them, they get red and itch even more. If I leave them alone, they seem to be fine but out of nowhere they would start to itch. If I ignore it, it stops itching. If I scratch, it
A few possibilities: Genital skin rashes like this are pretty common. Mostly not serious. Some common ones are lichen planus, lichen sclerosis, psoriasis, eczema, and others. You'll need to see a doctor in person for accurate diagnosis and treatment. In the meantime, it's not likely to be serious. Good luck! ...Read more
Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
There is a sudden non-itchy rash on the backs of my hands, the bumps are very small and have fluid when scratched.?
Itchy bumps on the both achilles' tendons, flesh colored, bleed when scratched. Not spreading, but not going away. Live in cold chicago.
Without seeing: The lesions I am not sure what they are. Any lesion that would bleed though would concern me and I would likely biopsy for definitive diagnosis and treatment. In that region I would perform a shave biopsy of one of the lesions. ...Read more
I have a few clusters of 2-3 small red itchy bumps on my forearms. The ones near my arm fold spread to my upper arm when they get blistery. Help?
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