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I have a few (maybe 4) small, non-itchy, red bumps near the base of my penis and in the pubic region. What could this be?

I have a few (maybe 4) small, non-itchy, red bumps near the base of my penis and in the pubic region. What could this be?

Genital area bumps: Many diagnoses include the presence of bumps on the genitalia, and you need to see a dermatologist to look at these things and tell you what they are.

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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Male 27. I have a painful, itchy rash or small red bumps, blisters or sores on my penis what is the cause and what prescription can you recommend?

Male 27. I have a painful, itchy rash or small red bumps, blisters or sores on my penis what is the cause and what prescription can you recommend?

.: The differential diagnosis is huge. It could be a STD to fungal infection to herpetic rash. You need to see a doctor, get examined and obtain proper labs before you receive any meds.

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What to do if I have red bumps on penis non itchy and painless?

What to do if I have red bumps on penis non itchy and painless?

Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention.

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I have small itchy red bumps?

Red bumps: Can be from different causes such as dry skin, skin infection, etc. For a proper diagnosis, you need to see a doctor to look at them and help you with the diagnosis and treatment.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Itchy red bumps around thighs and buttocks?

Itchy red bumps around thighs and buttocks?

Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment.

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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.

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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.

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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, (loratadine) 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.

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How do I get rid of these itchy, red bumps all over my body?

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.

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Please describe these itchy red bumps on my inner right thigh?

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.

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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

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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

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Itchy rash on inner thigh with red bumps. What would that possibly be?

Itchy rash on inner thigh with red bumps. What would that possibly be?

Hard to tell: Without seeing the rash it is very difficult to know. It sounds like simple things but it should be seen in order to treat it properly.

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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.

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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.

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Red Bumps (Definition)

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

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