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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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I have itchy little red bumps all over my body what can it be? They are on my arms, legs, and some on my stomach

Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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I have itchy little red bumps all over my body what can it be? They are on my arms, legs, and some on my stomach

Hives: It is the release of histamine into the skin. An antihistamine might help. ...Read more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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Itchy skin small red bumps all over body and hairline?

Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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Itchy skin small red bumps all over body and hairline?

Skin bumps: Unable to diagnose without seeing the bumps, so go see your doctor. Possibilities include, but are not limited to: rash, infection, drug reaction, and chemical exposure. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Board Certified, Dermatology
38 years in practice
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Dr. Sheila Calderon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
36 years in practice
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Itchy, tiny red bumps all over body for two months and my doctors thought it was a prescription allergy. What could be wrong?

Dr. Sheila Calderon
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
36 years in practice
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Multiple things: Go back for follow up and let your doctor take a look as this may be allergic dermatitis, candida dermatitis or a host of other problems that only follow up can uncover. If necessary your doctor will refer you for a second opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
52 years in practice
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40 weeks pregnant and have random itchy red bumps all over body. What can this be?

Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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40 weeks pregnant and have random itchy red bumps all over body. What can this be?

From pregnancy: Pregnancy is often associated with itchy rash presumed to be hormonally related. Try topical hydrocortisone cream. If this failed , consult your doctor ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
18 years in practice
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Used condoms, now I have a rash ALL over vagina. Doesn't burn when I pee just sore vagina hole and a little itchy. little red bumps all over? Help

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Used condoms, now I have a rash ALL over vagina. Doesn't burn when I pee just sore vagina hole and a little itchy. little red bumps all over? Help

Latex allergy: It sounds like you may have an allergic reaction to latex rubber -which is quite common actually. You might feel better with some benadryl or other antihistamine. Cool water might help. Obviously avoidance of all things 'rubber' is important. If your gyn symptoms don't improve, best to see your gyn and/or allergist. If you have any breathing problems, go immediately to the ER (911). Feel better. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I have little red bumps all over my feet, thighs, and all up my legs and on my butt. so itchy!!! please help.. ?

Dr. Corey Clay
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I have little red bumps all over my feet, thighs, and all up my legs and on my butt. so itchy!!! please help.. ?

Hives/Urticaria: Sounds like hives. Most common cause is infection (often very minor in nature) resulting in activation of innate immune/autoimmune pathways in skin that trigger mast cells. Usually, hives resolve and we never know the cause. For other causes: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/137362-overview#aw2aab6b2b3aa. A virtual consult to discuss triggers can help. If no contraindications, try otc Zyrtec ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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I have itchy red bumps all over my body--what should I do?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
143M people helped
I have itchy red bumps all over my body--what should I do?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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What does it mean when I have itchy red bumps all over my body?

Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
28 years in practice
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What does it mean when I have itchy red bumps all over my body?

Generalized rash: There are many causes of itchy rashes. Raised itchy red bumps that come and go on any part of the body and resolve leaving the skin looking normal again is suggestive of hives. Unfortunately, it is difficult to diagnose rashes without seeing them. Take a photo and see your physician or dermatologist. Frequently with one look, they know what is is and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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What are these itchy, red bumps all over my body?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
143M people helped
What are these itchy, red bumps all over my body?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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