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Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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40 weeks pregnant and have random itchy red bumps all over body. What can this be?

Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
52 years in practice
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40 weeks pregnant and have random itchy red bumps all over body. What can this be?

From pregnancy: Pregnancy is often associated with itchy rash presumed to be hormonally related. Try topical hydrocortisone cream. If this failed , consult your doctor ...Read more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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I have itchy red bumps all over my body--what should I do?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
143M people helped
I have itchy red bumps all over my body--what should I do?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
28 years in practice
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What does it mean when I have itchy red bumps all over my body?

Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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What does it mean when I have itchy red bumps all over my body?

Generalized rash: There are many causes of itchy rashes. Raised itchy red bumps that come and go on any part of the body and resolve leaving the skin looking normal again is suggestive of hives. Unfortunately, it is difficult to diagnose rashes without seeing them. Take a photo and see your physician or dermatologist. Frequently with one look, they know what is is and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What are these itchy, red bumps all over my body?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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What are these itchy, red bumps all over my body?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
24 years in practice
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Can you please lay out the itchy red bumps all over my body?

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
24 years in practice
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Can you please lay out the  itchy red bumps all over my body?

Itchy bumps: They need to be examined to determine what they are, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
34 years in practice
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I have itchy red bumps all over my body. They look like mosquito bites (and would make sense because I work outside) but are throughout my entire body?

Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I have itchy red bumps all over my body. They look like mosquito bites (and would make sense because I work outside) but are throughout my entire body?

Allergic reaction: May be you came in contact with some weeds, or plants that you are allergic to. Insect bites can also cause red bumps at the site of bites but energized Pruritic Rash are due to Allergic reaction. Do you have Poison Oak r Poison Ivy near by?or If you sprayed chemicals in your garden ? Rx Benadryl or Claritin like drug. Wash your body with water, Apply Cortisone + Benadryl cream now. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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How can I get rid of these itchy red bumps all over my body?

Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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How can I get rid of these itchy red bumps all over my body?

Depends: If those itchy red bumps are red and look like welts, then they are likely hives and should respond to antihistamines such as claritin, allegra, zyrtec or clarinex. Antihistamines can decrease the itching. The next step is to try to identify the reason for the rash. An allergist or dermatologist can be of assistance here. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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How do I get rid of these itchy, red bumps all over my body?

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
24 years in practice
12M people helped

Find the cause: Itchy red bumps can occur from multiple causes, you need to find out why you have them first, so see a doctor and let them look at them and determine what they may be. ...Read more

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Dr. Leila Wing
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
9 years in practice
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Are there any over-the-counter products I could take to help with an allergic reaction (rash of red itchy red bumps all over my body?

Dr. Leila Wing
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
9 years in practice
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Are there any over-the-counter products I could take to help with an allergic reaction (rash of red itchy red bumps all over my body?

Antihistamines: Depending on what the rash is from, you could try antihistamines like Diphenhydramine (benadryl). If you are having any respiratory symptoms like shortness of breath or throat swelling, you should be evaluated in the er. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Taylor
Board Certified, Dermatology
42 years in practice
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