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Itchy Pimple Bumps On My Scalp And Back
Why do I have an itchy scalp that has a pimple like bumps on my scalp each time I'm about to start my menstration?
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
I am experiencing itchy pinkish bald spots on my scalp that are very sore and tender, red itchy pimple like bumps on my scalp. I continue to lose hair
Are there any effective over-the-counter meds. For severe scalp breakouts? (bumps, pimples and itchy rash). I need help asap, this is out of control.
Yes and no.: For and itch rash of the scalp (the technical name is seborrheic dermatitis), numerous medicated shampoos and lotions are available otc; most contain zinc or tar derivatives. Add bumps and pimples, however, and you probably have a problem in the hair follicles, possibly an infection, and if it's really that "out of control" you should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Itchy scalp (esp near ear and neck), dandruff if I don't take head bath every alternate day, and small itchy bumps on scalp near ear and neck under the hair which sometimes turn into pimple and burst open. What could be the reason.
Scalp Dermatitis: You may have seborrheic dermatitis, aggravated by applying grease, pomades, or other occlusive agents. Using a shampoo that has tar for five minutes at least every five days should control it. If the condition persists, consult with a dermatologist. Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic condition. ...Read more
Pink smooth itchy bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it and another spot. Will the hair grow back?? What is this? Also I do get zits on my head
Itchy smooth pink bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it in dime size area. What is it? Will hair grow back? I do hav body acne, could be related?
I have a big bump that looks like a popped pimple on my back but it's been itchy and it's REALLY BLACK. What is it?
Dermatologist...: See your primary care doctor or a dermatologist so they can look at the area you are concerned about and give you an accurate diagnosis. Lesions on the skin need to be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more
Itchy red rash on the back of neck, feels a bit painful and skin stretching, some clear and red pimple-like bumps. Mostly round quarter size patches?
Eczema vs infection: This rash could be a dry skin patch like eczema that is now becoming a superficial skin infection. It is important that this be evaluated by a physician to determine the correct treatment. Eczema can be treated with topical steroids and moisturizers while an infection requires antibiotics. ...Read more
Small, itchy, red pimple like bumps all over shoulders, back of arms, and back. Flared up after day at beach, always had it back of arms but worsened?
I have red non itchy bumps that cover my stomach, chest and go up the back of my neck and arms. Some are pimple like but have clear liquid in them.
See Your Doctor: You have given some details about your rash however more info is needed such as duration, your medical history (recent/past) and more. Additionally, diagnosis of a rash is challenging without visual inspection. The causes for rash are quite numerous: infection, allergy, disease-related, and more. Suggest you see your doctor now for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have non-itchy red bumps on my side and hip. They are starting to scatter towards my back and stomach. They are small and almost resemble pimples.
Check it out: See your doc or dermatologist for answers. ...Read more
I have back ear hard lump or lymph node swelling. I also have itchy scalp with pimples on scalp. I am worried about swelling. It is painless hard lump?
I have small itchy bumps with pus that looks like tiny whiteheads on my back, chest and face. Minor swelling. Allergic reaction to cold medicine?
Unlikely: Sounds more like a folliculitis, which is inflammation or possible infection of hair follicles in the skin. As with all skin problems, need to see it, feel it and examine patient to help make diagnosis. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
I have small pimple like bumps all around lips reaching my cheeks which are itchy and appear and disappear now and then.?
Perioral dermatitis is a skin disorder in which tiny red bumps form around the mouth.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
the exact cause of perioral dermatitis is unknown. It may occur after using face creams containing steroids for another condition.
burning feeling around the mouth
bumps around the mouth. Treatment can be with oral antibiotics and a prescription topical. ...Read more
I have about 7 pimple-like (not itchy) thing on my thighs which 3 eventually turned into itchy 'mosquitoe bite' bumps after I applied cream. Worry?
Need exam: A minor rash will most likely resolve or significantly improve within 7 days. If not, see a doctor for an exam, it is very difficult to accurately diagnose a rash without good exam, history and follow up. Fortunately, most of them will respond to OTC or prescription cream. ...Read more
I got these white pimple-like bumps after shaving my pubic area. It was my first time. It's really itchy. Not sure f I did it right. What can I do? : (
This probably represents an irritation/infection of the hair follicles. You can use an antibacterial soap and make sure you are using a clean razor to avoid this in the future.
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
A hard pimple the size of dime near butt crease, very painful also a pea size one near it, what could it be? Hi im 22 years old, sunday night I was laying in bed and near the crease of my butt was itchy when I went to scratch it I noticed a bump, now its
My 4 children developed itchy, small pimple like bumps, some which have clustered, on various parts of their bodies in the last couple of days. Help!
I have what appears to be a pimple sized bump inside the right wall of my vagina. It is irritating and itchy.
I have these red, itchy pimple like bumps on my chest. I don't know if it's really a pimple. It's really itchy?
Bump on mon pubis, its not red or itchy or look like a pimple but when I touch it it feels like one. I don't see it just feel it. What is it?
I have red pimple like bumps all over my body. They are extremely itchy and hurt. I have never had them until the last two weeks. What could they be?
Urticaria: 50% of the time we never find out what the allergen is. It usually goes away by itself. ...Read more
Minora or majora?: Is this on the minora or majora? On the minora era are a variety of mucous glands that may become obstructed or occluded causi g a small pimple like bump. On the majora, sebaceous glands or hair follicles may also be responsible due to ingrown hairs or cysts. If this does not resolve discuss with your physician for a review of other more obscure causes. ...Read more
Single bump on vagina, itchy, nothing inside the bump when try to pop like pimple. What could this be?
See below.: If it is on the vaginal lips, it may just be an ingrown hair. If on the inside of the labia or on vaginal walls it may be a small plugged oil gland or a wart. ...Read more
Hi there My scalp is dry causing small flakes which can be embarrassing. It is itchy and from time to time it does cause small pimples.
Suddenly developed itchy white bumps covering my buttocks and out towards my thighs. Have lasted 5 days now. Don't pop like a pimple would.
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With the itchy white bumps you could contact your primary doctor or, in my opinion better still, please go to the Pharmacist and they will almost certainly recommend something to control your buttocks etc. I don't think you will need a prescription.
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Strange, pimple - like bumps on my legs. When scratched they can pop off and leave shallow round wounds. Not painful or itchy but def ugly : (?
Consider MD visit: Any unusual rash that worries you deserves a trained eye by MD to examine. Try not to scratch open as an open wound is more likely to get secondarily infected. Make sure if you shave your legs to use quality gel and razors - not just soap and water - to avoid irritating the hair follicles. ...Read more
Have pimple like bumps on inner thigh were my underwear line is. Bumps don't hurt, not itchy & don't pop. Have had them for a month now. What can it be?
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