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Itchy Rash That Looks Like Scratches
Many possibilities: 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
Dermographism: See a dermatologist. If it is distressing, try cetirazine (Zyrtec) 10mg. Start at 1 a day. Sometimes it can make you sleepy, in which case you can change to loratadine (Claratin). Sometimes it takes 2 or 3 a day. The generic is the same, only costs less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!
It is possible.: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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
Light Eruption-PMLE?: Go see a dermatologist for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Rash on leg that itches but doesn't look like poison ivy it feels like there are little insects running around when it gets itchy?
See a dermatologist: Unless you have traveled someplace tropical the chances this is an insect infestation are low. However, until you have been examined "bugs" cannot be ruled out. I do recommend you be seen by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Nursing son and have an itchy reddish bumpy rash on underside of breast. It gets itchy and looks like eczema or dermatitis. Could that be it?
Rash under breast: Without seeing the rash, the most likely is a yeast infection which is very easy to treat with over the counter anti yeast cream like Monostate and keeping the area dry. Try some baby powder after showers and after nursing. See your doctor if this does not solve the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red inflamed patch near vagina, slightly raised bumps that look like hives, a little itchy. No bumps or blisters on vaginal lips or anus. What is it?
I have an itchy rash on my bikini area that sometimes sort of leaks fluid, only when I scratch it. Looks a lot like dermatitis, but I don't know.
Contact?: It may be from a contact allergy or an irritant. Stop using any anti-static agent or softener when drying your clothes and re-wash all of your underwears before wearing. If your rash developed within a few weeks or months after switching to a new detergent, be sure to go back to the old one. In the meanwhile , try topical hydrocortisone cream. If the problem persists, see dermatologist. ...Read more
I have an itchy rash looks like little ant bites. It's been 7 days. Thought it was poison ivy. Nothing is helping. I have scabs from scratching ?
Itchy rash on jaw line, neck, and arms. Looks like goosebumps until scratched, then red. About 2 weeks now, don't think I'm using anything new.
Sudden appearance of red itchy rash behind my knee, swelling and spreading. I scratched my eyelid and got four bumps there too so its spreading?
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. Behind the knees and on the inside part of the elbow too.This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11 yr. Old daughter was diagnosed with kidney stones a week ago. Now she has an itchy rash that looks like mosquito bites. Is this related?
I have a red itchy rash that looks like mosquito bites. Some of it has clustered on my arm. It is located on my wrists, arms, and stomach. ?
A few possibilities: Genital skin rashes like this are pretty common. Mostly not serious. Some common ones are lichen planus, lichen sclerosis, psoriasis, eczema, and others. You'll need to see a doctor in person for accurate diagnosis and treatment. In the meantime, it's not likely to be serious. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a dark extremely itchy rash on the folds of my inner thighs i found a picture online of what it looks like but no description. What could be?
When i scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?
I work as a cashier and a lot of flies were flying on me & I scratched my neck & a few mins later I felt a lump on it & now it's been itchy/rash look
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What would cause a red itchy rash in my pubic area? When I take my underwear off it looks like I have a sunburn where my underwear covers
This may be a simple: fungus infection (jock itch) but to be certain you should see a health care professional. Treatment with any of the over the counter medications in the anti fungal aisle should be effective but a health care professional may be able to provide you with a prescription anti fungal that would be more effective. ...Read more
Hallo, recently i noticed a pink, not itchy rash on my lower back ( looks almost like acne) but it's exactly in the middle of my lower back. What can ?
Can't tell: you need to be seen, either your doctor or a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis, a virtual consult on HealthTap may be an option too, good luck ...Read more
I keep coming out with a very itchy rash on my back, chest and the back of my neck. Looks like a nettle rash. Rash up for 30 minutes at a time. Thank you?
Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps ; wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a really sore itchy rash on my anus looks like swollen bites with a red rash what can I do?
Iv got a itchy rash under my up under my arms it looks like a heat rash how can I be sure that's what iy is?
Self-test: Try antifungal powder couple times a day for a few days--if improvement, that is likely what it is. If not, see your dr or a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
For weeks I've had this dry skin itchy rash on inner eyelids it looks like it's coming out of skin what could this be is it bad?
Get checked out: Usually involvement of the inner eyelids manifest as redness or raised bumps. They are likely to be from allergic conjunctivitis if they itch . In contact lens wearer, another more serious form of conjunctivitis can occur often necessitating removal of the contact lens. The cornea may be irritated if the condition is severe enough. See ophthalmologist. ...Read more
What might this be? An itchy rash like cluster of bumps on my lower back just above my buttocks. It looks a lot like a bunch of mosquito bites.
How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. Otherwise topical Hydrocortisone cream should be tried. If it still did not work, see an allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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