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Dr. John Chiu
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Itchy bumps have been popping up and they are mainly are on my elbows , back of my thighs ,and now my hands , the ones on my hands have little black dots inside?? ive already dealt with scabies, bedbugs. and anything else you can think of, but maybe its

Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
52 years in practice
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Itchy bumps have been popping up and they are mainly are on my elbows , back of my thighs ,and now my hands , the ones on my hands have little black dots inside??  ive already dealt with scabies, bedbugs. and anything else you can think of, but maybe its

See derma: I think you need to see a dermatologist. It is hard enough to find out the cause for a skin rash, it is nearly impossible without a good history and direct examination.. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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.

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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.

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. Morris Westfried
Board Certified, Dermatology
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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

Dr. Morris Westfried
Board Certified, Dermatology
41 years in practice
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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
Board Certified, Dermatology
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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 ?

Dr. Reuel Aspacio
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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. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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My son has small itchy bumps that hurt ?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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20 years in practice
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My son has small  itchy bumps that hurt ?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...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?

Dr. Alex Martinez
Board Certified, Allergy
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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. Payam Rafat
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I have weird mysterious itchy bumps, should I be concerned?

Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
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I have weird mysterious itchy bumps, should I be concerned?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...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?

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?

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. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
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Looks like a scratch then gets itchy bumps?

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
52 years in practice
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Looks like a scratch then gets itchy bumps?

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 more

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
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Itchy bumps on rectal area?

Dr. Clarence Lyons
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Itchy bumps on rectal area?

See a doctor: See a doctor and get it checked ...Read more

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