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Dr. Joram Seggev Dr. Seggev
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
years in practice
The Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School
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I get very little red itchy bumps on and around my ears that seem to be stress related. What could this be? they also sometimes bleed or have fluid

I get very little red itchy bumps on and around my ears that seem to be stress related. What could this be? they also sometimes bleed or have fluid

See a physician ASAP: Lesions that are little blisters and bleed require medical attention. Stress may be a trigger, "the straw that broke the camel's back", but very unlikely to be the cause of the problem See a dermatologist or board-certified allergist. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Michael Kleerekoper Dr. Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
47 years in practice
University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine
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I've noticed small, red bumps that are itchy have developed at the back of my ears, and they're spreading a little. Any idea what it is?

I've noticed small, red bumps that are itchy have developed at the back of my ears, and they're spreading a little. Any idea what it is?

Itchy: I am not sure what the itchiness is in your case but please have your mother take you to a Gynecologist! I would appreciate learning what the doctor said to you. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
Pediatrics
29 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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I have tiny red bumps on the back of my ears. They don't have pus or head and are not itchy. I'm curious because I did't have ever again in that area.?

I have tiny red bumps on the back of my ears. They don't have pus or head and are not itchy. I'm curious because I did't have ever again in that area.?

Doctor can examine: Little red bumps are hard to figure out without an exam. Sometimes, they appear and disappear for unknown reasons. That is ok if there is no pain, oozing, bleeding, itching, etc... The causes may be irritant or allergic (something touched the area), or may be from blocked pores, blocked glands, irritated follicles, etc... A doctor can look at the bumps to help get a diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried Dr. Westfried
Dermatology
42 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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I have tiny red bumps on the back of my ears. They don't have pus or head and are not itchy. I'm curious because I did't have ever again in that area.?

I have tiny red bumps on the back of my ears. They don't have pus or head and are not itchy. I'm curious because I did't have ever again in that area.?

Many possibilities: This could represent any of a number of conditions including a minor infection, allergic reaction. You could use Hydrocortisone cream temporarily. If it persists or you develop other areas see dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
Podiatry
18 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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I have itchy red bumps on cheeks, remedy?

I have itchy red bumps on cheeks, remedy?

Have it evaluated: 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

Dr. Brian Novick Dr. Novick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
39 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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Itchy red bumps on inner thighs, what is this from?

Itchy red bumps on inner thighs, what is this from?

Hard to say maybe: From the fabric of your clothes, soap or detergent, ... Occasionally it can be from a mild inflammation of the hair follicles in that area... Try using a mild soap like dove(white).. Detergent like all free clear.. Trying yourself well after you bathe ... And maybe some over-the-counter cortisone cream. If these things don't help let your doctor take a look. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Colantino Dr. Colantino
Internal Medicine
57 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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I have small itchy red bumps on foot?

I have small itchy red bumps on foot?

Possible allergy: Causes of this type of localized itchy rash include contact dermatitis from clothing, creams, etc or allergic reaction to insect bites.Cortisone cream may help. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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How can I get rid of itchy red bumps on my thighs?

How can I get rid of itchy red bumps on my thighs?

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

Dr. Donald Colantino Dr. Colantino
Internal Medicine
57 years in practice
Tufts University School of Medicine
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I have itchy red bumps on the back if leg, remedy?

I have itchy red bumps on the back if leg, remedy?

Possible allergy: Causes of this type of localized itchy rash include contact dermatitis from clothing, creams, etc or allergic reaction to insect bites.Cortisone cream may help. ...Read more

Dr. Nayla Mumneh Dr. Mumneh
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
25 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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Please describe these itchy red bumps on my inner right thigh?

Rash: You need to have a doctor look at it to give you the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
53 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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Help! sometimes itchy red bumps on penile shaft. Is this herpes?

Help! sometimes itchy red bumps on penile shaft. Is this herpes?

Not: You will likely end up with pain than itching. Make sure you are not allergic to latex (if you use latex condom or any vaginal preparations) in case of oral sex, toothpaste or mouthwash used by the performing partner. I presume you are asking this question on behalf of your partner ...Read more

Dr. Matt Wachsman Dr. Wachsman
Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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I got black itchy red bumps on my left arm that hurt what could it be?

I got black itchy red bumps on my left arm that hurt what could it be?

Tricky: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them. But one spot implies a local cause: Inflammation/infection from specfici exposure or bug bites come to mind ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen Dr. Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
29 years in practice
Medical College of Wisconsin
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What are these itchy red bumps on my face and what can I do to relieve the itching?

What are these itchy red bumps on my face and what can I do to relieve the itching?

Facial rash: There are many causes for facial rash including allergic reactions and other conditions such as rosacea. While an antihistamine such as claritin, allegra, zyrtec, Clarinex or xyzal (levocetirizine) can help with itching, it does not address the cause. A dermatologist or allergist can help. Take a photo of the rash and keep track of all hair care products, skin care products to review with doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Morris Westfried Dr. Westfried
Dermatology
42 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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For a month I have had small itchy red bumps on both elbows and for 8 months I have had a scaly itchy rash under my butt, what could this be?

For a month I have had small itchy red bumps on both elbows and for 8 months I have had a scaly itchy rash under my butt, what could this be?

Psoriasis?: Psoriasis involves both these areas and could fit with this description. There are many different prescription creams as wells intralesional treatment which can help this condition. An effective over the counter product to alleviate the symptoms is scytera foam. If the response is inadequate see dermatologist for evaluation amd treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn Dr. Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
30 years in practice
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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I have a few little itchy, red bumps on the outside of my hip. I thought they were bug bites but they won't go away, for 5 months. What are they?

Rash: The physical examination performed by an evaluating physician is critical for diagnosis of rashes. Questions about the cause of a rash cannot typically be answered unless the rash description involves great details. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Berger Dr. Berger
Dermatology
37 years in practice
New York Medical College
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass Dr. Kass
Podiatry
24 years in practice
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Itchy, red bumps on legs/ankles?

Itchy, red bumps on legs/ankles?

Dermatitis: Of some sort. Rashes or skin conditions are much easier diagnosed by seeing them. You can try an over the counter cortisone creams nd if no improvement see the dermatologist. A prescription med may be needed. Try not to itch. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman Dr. Bowman
Podiatry
34 years in practice
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Itchy red bumps on ankles, is this an std?

Itchy red bumps on ankles, is this an std?

Doubtful: No an std would not manafest itself at the ankle. ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr Dr. Carr
General Practice
29 years in practice
Stanford University School of Medicine
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I have itchy red bumps on my togue and have not eaten any new foods ?

I have itchy red bumps on my togue and have not eaten any new foods
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Inflammed papillae: Most likely taste bud or papillae on your tounge have bcome inflammed due to a prior burn, cut, viral infection, or bacterial infection. Inflamed papillae are very common symptom and not one that should cause overwhelming concern. If you have a high fever and other symptoms of infection then you should contact your doctor. Cold viruses, flu viruses, hpv , herpes viruses can cause this symptom. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Tell me what are itchy red bumps on skin?

Tell me what are itchy red bumps on skin?

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

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised . Red bumps are elevations ...Read more


Dr. Doanh Nguyen
635 doctors shared insights

Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more