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Dr. John Munshower
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Itchy bumps on my thigh, what could they be? Some turned into black bruises.Started about a week ago on my left thigh, now on my right and shoulder too.

Itchy bumps on my thigh, what could they be? Some turned into black bruises.Started about a week ago on my left thigh, now on my right and shoulder too.

Dermatitis: Sounds like you have a dermatitis (not otherwise specified) and an exam would define it more specifically. Most dermatitis like, itchy skin eruptions can be treated with a topical steroid and Benadryl as an antihistamine (which can also help with the itch). If severe, then get derm eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Smith
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


Dr. Morris Westfried
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Itchy bumps on tummy that are pusy bumps that itch and bleed some bumps are black? ? What is this I was diagnosed with staph one time is it still ther

Yes: This inconsistent with a recurrent staph infection which a culture can confirm. If it is li tied ba troban can work. However if it is extensive an oral antibiotic is necessary. Preventive measures include antibacterial soap, vitamin c every day to help white blood cells, bovine colostrum, baths with dilute clorox 1 cup to a whole tub discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Reuel Aspacio
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Have red swollen itchy bumps in arms legs n butt turns black after getting dry. It's frequent after delivery.can it b a sign of diabetes ?

Have red swollen itchy bumps in arms legs n butt turns black after getting dry.
It's frequent after delivery.can it b a sign of diabetes ?

Itchy Skin: Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating sensation that makes you want to scratch to relieve the feeling. The possible causes for itchiness range from internal illnesses. ...Read more

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Dr. Alex Martinez
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I have small, itchy bumps on my skin. Could these be allergic?

I have small, itchy bumps on my skin. Could these be allergic?

Yes: Itchy red skin is classic for allergic rashes, and these can present as small bumps (papules); they can also present as hives (raised lesions), macules (flat patches), and blisters. In some cases, especially when long-standing, skin can be dry & flaky and become thickened. The location of the rash on the body is important and can help make the diagnosis. A skin biopsy is needed in difficult cases. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
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I'm having itchy bumps appearing on different parts of my body but they go and away after an hour or so?

I'm having itchy bumps appearing on different parts of my body but they go and away after an hour or so?

See your PCP: Some conditions like itchy bumps on your body may require further assessment; tests and your doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your PCP first for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
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Dr. Joram Seggev
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Can you advise me on getting small itchy bumps all over my body?

Can you advise me on getting small itchy bumps all over my body?

Take antihistamines: Start by taking a cool shower and apply a safe anti-itch lotion such as Sarna with pramoxime. Also, take a non-sedating antihistamine during the day, such as fexofenadine (Allegra) 180mg and at night cetirizine (Zyrtec) 10mg or diphenhydramine 25mg (Benadryl). If no better with 3-4 days, see your physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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My son has small itchy bumps that hurt ?

My son has small  itchy bumps that hurt ?

See details: Then either have the son' doctor or a dermatologist evaluate the issue. No one can help without being able to visualize the rash. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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Advice? I am having small itchy bumps all over my body?

Advice? I am having  small itchy bumps all over my body?

Itchy bumps: The causes are numerous, i suggest you see a doctor for a proper diagnosis to treat it correctly. ...Read more

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Help me please! there are small itchy bumps all over my body.Wwhat's going on here?

Help me please! there are small itchy bumps all over my body.Wwhat's going on here?

Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be seen and evaluated. If the rashes do not last more than 24 hours at a time, it may be hives. You can try taking otc anti histamine if that is the case. If the rashes are there several days, it can be dermatitis due to any reason. Use moisturizer, avoid irritant like soap will help. In any case, you should come see a local physician for evaluation of skin rashes. ...Read more

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