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Itchy lumps all over my legs and arms they are my skin colour and really itch.

Itchy lumps all over my legs and arms they are my skin colour and really itch.

Hives: What you describe sounds like hives, a nonspecific reaction of the skin that commonly occurs during an allergic response to some trigger. The trigger to the reaction can be many things; new food, bug bite, reaction to sun screen, etc. Lots of possibilities but only your own detective work may figure it out. Benedryl often helps with the itch. ...Read more

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I have been getting hard lumps under skin on legs that are red/scarred and itchy and painful they indent when pressed and worsen in. Heat or sunlight?

I have been getting hard lumps under skin on legs that are red/scarred and itchy and painful they indent when pressed and worsen in. Heat or sunlight?

Hard lumps: Since the lumps are bilateral one has to consider the possibility of erythema nodosom. This a rash that can appear s a result of many illnesses such as strep, tb, sarcoidosis, but basically the cause is unknown. If you are in pain you can take ibuprofen. Warm bathes can also ease the pain. The important thing is to see your doctor to see if he can establish a cause. ...Read more

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Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Unrelated symptoms: And sketchy picture, you need to be examined, tell your doctor what you are anxious about, you might need an STD testing, trust your doctor, your information is confidential, good luck ...Read more

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Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.

Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.

Need diagnosis: A fungal infection comes to mind and thus a topical antifungal +/- steroid may be helpful Best is to consult your doctor since the problem has been going on for so long. ...Read more

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I woke up with a pimple like bump on my leg and it was itchy, now it's inflamed and really red with a white head at the tip. Staph?

I woke up with a pimple like bump on my leg and it was itchy, now it's inflamed and really red with a white head at the tip. Staph?

Possibly: Without seeing this it is impossible to diagnose. Apply warm to hot packs repeatedly until it opens and drains. If it reforms or expands with redness, swelling, tenderness, warmth or you get fever see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Female, 29, experienced itchy, red, and shallow, dry bumps with fuzzy boundary on skin. Each bump measured about 1cm². Day one, one to two appeared on legs, . Day two, several appeared on legs. Arm had 2. Day three, 10-15 appeared on belly and low back,

Female, 29, experienced itchy, red, and shallow, dry bumps with fuzzy boundary on skin. Each bump measured about 1cm². Day one, one to two appeared on legs, . Day two, several appeared on legs. Arm had 2. Day three, 10-15 appeared on belly and low back,

Rash is a rash: Short answer is you need to get yourself to a doctor, who can gather pertinent history and visualize this rash then determine the next step. Otherwise it is almost impossible to give a diagnosis with a simple description. Hope this helps.

This is also what HealthTap doctors do. Pay for the service and get treatment! :) ...Read more

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I had a small itchy lump on my leg and didn't feel much pain on the day. During the night it swelled up and became a large puss filled wound. Help! ?

I had a small itchy lump on my leg and didn't feel much pain on the day. During the night it swelled up and became a large puss filled wound. Help! ?

See a physician: You are describing a bacterial infection of your leg. This needs medical attention and antibiotic medicine. Don't risk it getting worse by treating it yourself. ...Read more

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Red rash symetrical on arms and top of legs. No lumps or itchiness.

Red rash symetrical on arms and top of legs. No lumps or itchiness.

Rash: We would need to see the rash to help diagnose it. Suggest a visit with your doctor or virtual consultation. ...Read more

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I have just a large red lump on my leg, hard to the touch and very itchy, and very large. Swollen and red. Should I be alarmed?

I have just a large red lump on my leg, hard to the touch and very itchy, and very large. Swollen and red. Should I be alarmed?

Have it seen: It is difficult to diagnose issues with the skin without having them seen by a physician. As a "very large, swollen, red lump" is not normal on the leg it would be a good idea to have a physician look at it. The fact that the area itches would make me suspicious of possibly it starting out as an insect bite; however, a secondary infection requiring antibiotics is certainly possible. ...Read more

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Small red lumps on lower leg very swollen but not itchy? Hurts to walk

Small red lumps on lower leg very swollen but not itchy? Hurts to walk

Red lumps: Swollen red bumps on your legs may be due to erythema nodosum which can be present a variety of illnesses like strep, TB and many other causes. See your doctor for a full medical exam to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Hi, I have itchy lumps on my arm, leg and feet. They are about a small cherry. What do you think it is?

Hi, I have itchy lumps on my arm, leg and feet. They are about a small cherry. What do you think it is?

Lumps: These may be scattered hives caused by an allergy of some sort. Insect bites are possibilities although these lesions are usually smaller. Try to think of any precipitating factors like certain foods, medications, etc. Antihistamines like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin (nondrowsy) give relief. If symptoms persist see your physician or an allergist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy white bumps/lumps kind of looks swollen suddenly appeared on my arms and legs what is this please help?

Itchy white bumps/lumps kind of looks swollen suddenly appeared on my arms and legs what is this please help?

Dermatology: I suggest seeing a dermatologist ASAP since this cannot be diagnosed without directly examination and visualization. I suggest BOTH Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and topical 1% hydrocortisone cream until seen. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the inside of the top of the leg and it's really sore and getting bigger. Last night became really itchy. It's the size of a grape?

I have a lump on the inside of the top of the leg and it's really sore and getting bigger. Last night became really itchy. It's the size of a grape?

Lump: This needs to be seen, examined and diagnosed one on one rather than over the internet. UK has great medical. Care and would go see your local doctor. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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My legs are getting really itchy, and when I scratch them they go red with white lumps, kind of like when you get a nettle sting. What's happening?

My legs are getting really itchy, and when I scratch them they go red with white lumps, kind of like when you get a nettle sting. What's happening?

Dermatographism: That means your skin is very sensitive. If it is bothersome, an antihistamine may help. Dry skin may lead to itching and dermatographism as well, thus consider applying a skin moisturizer ...Read more

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Itchy red rash with bumps/ lumps all over back and stomach and legs appears and disappears

Many possibilites: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I've found a small grape shaped lump on the back of my neck. It is sort of hard but sort of soft. I have had itchy stomach and legs. What is it?

I've found a small grape shaped lump on the back of my neck. It is sort of hard but sort of soft. I have had itchy stomach and legs. What is it?

See your doctor: It is difficult to evaluate unusual lumps via text message only. There are so many possibilities that the way to do this properly is to have you see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello Doctor. I have very itchy white lumps growing on my hands feet elbows and legs they are really painful to touch. What are they?

Hello Doctor. I have very itchy white lumps growing on my hands feet elbows and legs they are really painful to touch. What are they?

Best way to: Diagnose is to take a few high quality pictures of the rash and upload to Helathtap doctor on call via video.
Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Both me and my boyfriend have little itchy lumps on most parts of our body stomach hands legs arms and when we squueze them clear fluid comes out?

Both me and my boyfriend have little itchy lumps on most parts of our body stomach hands legs arms and when we squueze them clear fluid comes out?

Poison Ivy possible: Been picnicking or spending any time in the woods together? What you describe is nonspecific, & may be found with dozens of cutaneous conditions, but the fact you both have it simultaneously increases the chances of a skin eruption from exposure to toxic plants, like poison ivy, etc. ...Read more