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I have been coming up in itchy raised bumps on my skin, i've not changed my diet and i'm not allergic to anything that i'm aware of. What could it be?

I have been coming up in itchy raised bumps on my skin, i've not changed my diet and i'm not allergic to anything that i'm aware of. What could it be?

Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be seen to get proper diagnosis and treatment. Based on your brief descriptions, raised bumps on your skin sound like urticaria or hives. If you have it recently, you can try otc antihistamine. Several etiologies may cause acute hives but otc is suffice. If it last longer than 6 weeks, or you have associated shortness of breath/ abdominal pain, you should come see an allergist. ...Read more

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I have itchy raised bumps on the side of my left foot?

I have itchy raised bumps on the side of my left foot?

We could consider: We could consider a variety of issues. This could be infectious, this could be in irritation, this could be inflammation, and it would be best to have your physician have you see a dermatologist to clarify. ...Read more

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Non-itchy raised bumps at leg.With central dimple.Viral or fungal?Bug bite?

Non-itchy raised bumps at leg.With central dimple.Viral or fungal?Bug bite?

Could be either of -: Of those. See a dermatologist for his expertise to get the correct dx. ...Read more

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Help. Just broke out in rash of 3 itchy raised bumps under sportsbra over collarbone. Bug bite? Shingles? (had one outbreak on back in 2003)

Help. Just broke out in rash of 3 itchy raised bumps under sportsbra over collarbone. Bug bite? Shingles? (had one outbreak on back in 2003)

Itching raised rash: Localized itchy rashes suggest a local effect - exposure to the skin by an irritant or allergen, or insect bites. A metal clasp on a bra strap can cause a contact dermatitis. Poison oak or ivy, or other allergens possible. Shingles expands from an initial patch to a larger area of rash that does not cross over the midline, and is painful/sensitive. Topical steroids unless shingles(acyclovir helps). ...Read more

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My nephew has red, itchy raised bumps on his elbows and knees. Was prescribed a steroid which didn't improve the rasH, what could this be? He's 3

My nephew has red, itchy raised bumps on his elbows and knees. Was prescribed a steroid which didn't improve the rasH, what could this be? He's 3

Itchy Rash: Red, Raised, Itchy bumps sounds like a description of hives. Usually oral steroids improve a hive-like rash. This type of rash can be brought on by recent viral infections, food ingestion or drug ingestion. There are, however, many causes of rash in a 3 year old child so seeing the rash would be helpful to assist in diagnosis. I would be happy to consult with your nephews mom as I am in Ohio. ...Read more

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Sudden itchy red raised bumps all over face. They disappear after a few hours or so. This occurs once in a blue moon but definitely not a 1 time thing?

Sudden itchy red raised bumps all over face. They disappear after a few hours or so. This occurs once in a blue moon but definitely not a 1 time thing?

Allergy: I sounds like you may be allergic to something in your environment. The fact that it occurs infrequently could mean it is something which is seasonal. See if there is a consistent time of the year or weather condition that is associated with the rash or any environmental condition. At the time you have the rash it should be examined and if necessary a biopsy should be done. ...Read more

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For a few days now my g/f been getting many tiny itchy colorless raised bumps on her arms, shoulders and back. I don't have any. What could it be?

For a few days now my g/f been getting many tiny itchy colorless raised bumps on her arms, shoulders and back. I don't have any. What could it be?

Itchy bumps: There are many causes for itchycolorless raised bumps on the body . It would be best to see a dermatologist for evaluation of these lesions. They can be viral induced, infiltrative, proliferative as well as many other possibilities. Sometimes a glance will tell the diagnosis, othertimes a biopsy is needed. ...Read more

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I have non itchy raised red bumps on my inner thighs. Ten on each leg in clusters. Didn't even notice them until I saw them.

I have non itchy raised red bumps on my inner thighs. Ten on each leg in clusters. Didn't even notice them until I saw them.

Thigh rash: your rash could be an allergic reaction, fungal infection or some kind of folliculitis (inflammation/infection around your hair follicles). Could also be a viral infection such as common warts. Infections are typically painful and swollen and can spread quickly if not treated. Best to see your doctor or a dermatologist to determine what it is. Hard to diagnose without seeing it. ...Read more