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I have itchy red bumps all over my upper body, mainly on my chest, stomach and back. The itching gets worse at night. What could cause this?

I have itchy red bumps all over my upper body, mainly on my chest, stomach and back. The itching gets worse at night. What could cause this?

Dermatitis: There are many causes of itchy skin rash; there is no way to even guess. Probably not serious, but see your doctor and take it from there. Or see a dermatologist. ...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


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I was scratching my chest and itchy red bumps appeared and I scratched some more it spread what is it? I never had this before

I was scratching my chest and itchy red bumps appeared  and I scratched some more  it spread what is it?  I never had this before

Local: Local urticarial reaction to irritation, pressure, scratching. It is just how sensitive your skin is. It will calm down on its own. ...Read more

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Past mth keep getting itchy red bumps on face, neck, &chest. What could it be?

Past mth keep getting itchy red bumps on face, neck, &chest. What could it be?

We have to see it: We can't tell you what that is until we see the rashes. The most common itchy rash at your age group in the us and during the winter is eczema. You might try to use more moisturizer. You should go see a local doctor if it persists. ...Read more

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Yesterday after showering i noticed little itchy red bumps on my face, neck, and chest. What could this be its itches bad and red. Sound serious?

Red bumps: You may be breaking out in urticaria caused by the hot water from the shower. This is known as cholnergic urticaria. Take tepid or luke warm showers rather than hot showers. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if necessary before you shower. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have itchy red bumps, shortness of breath, fatigue, & chest pain?

What does it mean if I have itchy red bumps, shortness of breath, fatigue, & chest pain?

No association: Shortness of breath, fatigue and chest pain can be symptoms of heart disease or pulmonary disease (many forms), but the itchy bumps don't fit and likely unrelated. ...Read more

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Have itchy red bumps on my chest legs and sides. seem to keep coming and are very itchy. Also have sore throat. Have had chk pox/shingles in the past?

Have itchy red bumps on my chest legs and sides. seem to keep coming and are very itchy. Also have sore throat. Have had chk pox/shingles in the past?

Doesn't sound like: shingles or chicken pox. It can just be viral rash, or hives of acute urticaria, all can be related to viral infection, if antihistamines, salt water gargles don't work in few days, or if symptoms worsen, see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.

What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.

Red itchy bumps: Do you have a belly button ring or a belt could be allergic reaction to nickle take out the ring/ belt and use zyrtec (cetirizine) or benedryl at night ( no driving with benedryl) , or a skin infection called folliculitis may respond to bacitracin, from sweat/heat , f/u with doc urgent care ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on back, under breast and under armpit along bra line, worst under the hook of my bra. they are like big VERY ITCHY red bumps?

I am experiencing  rash on back, under breast and under armpit along bra line, worst under the hook of my bra. they are like big VERY ITCHY red bumps?

Contact allergy: You may be allergic to something in your bra and the metal in the bra hook. You may try a different make of bra and one with a plastic hook. Wash the bra thoroughly before use. See that your bra is not too tight. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps inner thigh arms face is very itchy should I go to an emergency room or dermatologist what should I do very irrating at night?

I have itchy red bumps inner thigh arms face is very itchy should I go to an emergency room or dermatologist what should I do very irrating at night?

.? Allergic reaction: Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg right away & every 4-6 hours if needed.( OTC Ned) may take 1-2 gm of Vit C. Drink extra water & see a doctor or Walk-in clinic Be a detect e to find what the allergen is.Most probably what you ate. ...Read more

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Every time I shave (I use multiple shaving creams) I get super itchy red bumps everywhere that are beyond terrible, anything I could do to fix this?

Folliculitis: Hair follicles can get irritated and inflamed especially after shaving. You can try shaving with the direction of the hair growth to minimize irritation. And apply antibiotic ointment or lotion to the areas after shaving. ...Read more

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I was treated for scabies multiple times but am still getting itchy red bumps all over. What could it be instead of scabies?

I was treated for scabies multiple times but am still getting itchy red bumps all over. What could it be instead of scabies?

Many thins: Red itchy bumps can be many things, even an allergy. If it is recurrent and typical treatment is not working, a simple biopsy may be helpful to identify cause and treatment. ...Read more

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What are these Itchy red bumps at my cheeks? and below my mouth? they go back time to time on the same place. look at my profile picture to be sure

What are these Itchy red bumps at my cheeks? and below my mouth? they go back time to time on the same place. look at my profile picture to be sure

Picture not clear: Kindly resend a picture or more details, are those bumps related to shaving, certain foods, or just appear and go away, could be acne, won't be be able to assist you with the limited information you sent, have a nice day ...Read more

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When i take showers i get itchy red bumps on the tops of my hands, wrists, neck and underside of my forearms. I've switched products countless times. Nothing helps, could it be the hot water? Help!

Hot water eczema.: This type of eczema resembles an allergy. But the skin irritation, which i, is not an allergic reaction. The current thinking is that eczema is caused by a combination of factors that include: genetics abnormal function of the immune system exposure to water being too hot or too cold sweating and then becoming chilled taking baths or showers that are too hot or last too long. ...Read more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

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


Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

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