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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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When I scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?

When I scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?

Hypersensitive skin: This could represent dermographism, where you can cause welts on your skin with pressure, like writing. Physical urticaria, or hives, also possible. I usually have someone try an oral anti-histamine for this problem. ...Read more

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Raised itchy area of skin on back, small area and I don't think the bumps have fluid in them, could it be a heat rash or?

Raised itchy area of skin on back, small area and I don't think the bumps have fluid in them, could it be a heat rash or?

Can be anything: Try some Hydrocortisone cream for a few days. If it does not work, see your doctor. The cause may never be known however although a viral infection or drug reaction needs be ruled out. ...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 have raised skin almost microscopical bumps non itchy on my penis head is that normal, the color is the same has the skin? Please tell me

I have raised skin almost microscopical bumps non itchy on my penis head is that normal, the color is the same has the skin? Please tell me

Penile lesions: Should see your doctor, these lesions could be insignificant, but genital warts usually are skin colored as well, your doctor should be able to tell the difference. Make sure to use condoms when sexually active. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have very itchy skin on my back and shoulders. I get raised bumps which bleed when I scratch them. My skin feels dry and burns.?

Need more info: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Son had tiny cluster of itchy bumps on face. It's better-ish but now the skin around it is turning white, not scaly/raised. He has 4 white spots.????

Son had tiny cluster of itchy bumps on face. It's better-ish but now the skin around it is turning white, not scaly/raised. He has 4 white spots.????

See doctor: It is best for the child if you take him to the doctor for evaluation. You do not want the skin to scar especially on the face ...Read more

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What are small red itchy bumps on palms of hands? Some tiny bit raised some under skin.

Bumpy rash: A rash is best diagnosed and treated when a physician can actually look at it. It could be hives but it could also be a contact dermatitis or infection. ...Read more

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I have large red patches on the back of my calves. The skin is hot and tight, and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps. Itchy.

I have large red patches on the back of my calves. The skin is hot and tight, and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps. Itchy.

Contact dermatitis: Did you come in contact with poison ivy or other irritants. Do you have known skin reactions to chemical, metals, fibers, soaps, etc. Use topical steroids once- twice per day, for 1-2 weeks ...Read more

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I find I have itchy feet often, but last night a horrible itch in my arch woke me from sleep. It's gotten quite painful and I can't rest. There are 3 raised bumps in the shape of a Mickey Mouse head. I seem to be getting more skin sensitive as I age.

I find I have itchy feet often, but last night a horrible itch in my arch woke me from sleep. It's gotten quite painful and I can't rest. There are 3 raised bumps in the shape of a Mickey Mouse head. I seem to be getting more skin sensitive as I age.

Biopsy: A simple skin biopsy is usually very easy to perform with minimal complications. It could provide a diagnosis and may be able to also guide a physician for the itching you are experiencing. I would recommend a trip to the podiatrist or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I notice like 4 bumps like Fordyce spot close to mu penis head urinary spot, what can itbe? No itchy, little and raised skin, no color changes

I notice like 4 bumps like Fordyce spot close to mu penis head urinary spot, what can itbe? No itchy, little and raised skin, no color changes

PPP: Pearly penile papules, sometimes called tyson's glands. Can come and go, be more prominent at times than others. They are benign, normal and no need for concern. Most prominent in uncircumcised penises. You can always take and send a picture for our review ; confirmation. It would not be sexting ; would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. ...Read more

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Have a raised bump that looks like a mosquito bite. It's skin coloured and raised, surrounded by red skin. It's very itchy. Can it be a flea bite?

Have a raised bump that looks like a mosquito bite. It's skin coloured and raised, surrounded by red skin. It's very itchy. Can it be a flea bite?

That is possible: But hard to diagnose without more info and an exam of the lesion. If you get more, see a doctor. If it goes away or you find critters on your pet, spray spray spray. ...Read more

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Does pruritus anus produce r aised itchy bumps, pink skin? Apart I have a anal laceration, a red lump in center of anus, the raised skins are white

Does pruritus anus produce r aised itchy bumps, pink skin? Apart I have a anal laceration, a red lump in center of anus, the raised skins are white

Perianal rash: Simple pruritis anus doesn't cause those changes unless there has been repeated trauma from scratching, etc. Lichen sclerosis and atrophicus may be the problem. I recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I get extremely itchy skin usually on my legs and when I itch it I get raised bumps and Red pin point dots and it itches more. Should I be concerned?

Dry skin?: Try applying a moisturizer on your legs within 3 minutes after bathing (daily bathing is encouraged) to see if this helps (may take a couple of weeks). Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. If the problem fails to resolve, consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My skin in very itchy on the top of my legs my bum and my belly. I have no rash or raised bumps. I haven't changed diet. Washing detergent.

My skin in very itchy on the top of my legs my bum and my belly. I have no rash or raised bumps. I haven't changed diet. Washing detergent.

Doctor can evaluate: Itching usually means there is histamine being released in the skin, often as part of an allergic reaction to something. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can check to see what might be making the skin itch. Skin dryness, or reactions to foods or medications, can cause itching. Occasionally, a person with internal problems like liver or kidney disease can also get itching. ...Read more

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I have an itchy vagina and anus. Raw red skin around anus and red raised bumps around both. Scabies?? Small tear around anus from being constipated.

I have an itchy vagina and anus. Raw red skin around anus and red raised bumps around both. Scabies?? Small tear around anus from being constipated.

Yeast infection?: The most common cause of such symptoms is candidiasis (yeast infection, thrush). If so, it seems more severe than average. Herpes might be possible if you are sexually active. Scabies rarely occurs in these locations, but might be possible if you have typical scabies elsewhere (hands, elbows, waist, etc). See a doctor or clinic ASAP for professional diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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18 mon. Old had a fever of 38.5c & pink eye, a runny nose & cough. 3 days later he had skin coloured rash tiny raised bumps on torso, neck groin itchy?

18 mon. Old had a fever of 38.5c & pink eye, a runny nose & cough. 3 days later he had skin coloured rash tiny raised bumps on torso, neck groin itchy?

Roseola?: Typically a viral illness with fever, and rash. Rash usually appears when fever subsides. Like any other viral illness, management consists of symptomatic care. ...Read more

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I've been getting raised bumps sporatically over different areas of my body. The bumps are itchy but only red if I scratch. What is the cause?

Hives/:Urticaria: This is due to histamine release from cells in the skin. They only do it when a signal goes to these cells from the lower brain that is a computer. By far the commonest cause is a "junk" diet, particularly sugary stuff. You will see this as my answer to many of the questions asked in this forum because dietary mayhem is the cause of so many problems in our culture. ...Read more

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I have a raised itchy bump on my arm and it is itchy and white.

I have a raised itchy bump on my arm and it is itchy and white.

R/O HIVE: Hive are raised bumps that can occur after an allergen exposure. They are usually itchy and multiple. If there is only one it may be a cyst or a lipoma. You need an exam to determine the type of lesion. ...Read more

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I have these blotches on my inner thigh....theyre not itchy and aren't raised at all....no bumps either. What could that be?

I have these blotches on my inner thigh....theyre not itchy and aren't raised at all....no bumps either. What could that be?

Possible hives: If these developed acutely, they may be hives (urticaria), which can occur from an allergic reaction, stress, temperature change or no known reason. Hives do not always itch. Try zyrtec (cetirizine). Seek medical attention if your symptoms if your symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more