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Itchy Red Bumps On Tummy
I am seven months pregnant and have itchy red bumps on my abdomen. Is this related to my pregnancy or just a coincidence?
Maybe!: This could be a contact allergy, a folliculitis (infection around hair follicles), or puppp. Puppp is a pregnancy related condition where itchy red bumps start in the stretch marks. They can join to form larger itchy plaques. Puppp usually occurs around 35 weeks but can start earlier. Treatment is usually aimed at the symptoms. None of those conditions are dangerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Not that smart: I can tell you what they're not but not what they are. They are not hives. Hives itch. With rashes a picture is worth a 1000 words. Please see an experienced clinician - that is someone who has seen a lot of rashes - the diagnosis is often obvious with a single look. What could it be? Viral infection, insect bites, drug reaction - to name a few. ...Read more
Many possibilities : From your description it is not possible to come up with a single answer. It is best that you consider being seen by a dermatologist to help, clarify the problem and possible treatments. ...Read more
Rash: Itchy red bumps could be anything- contact dermatitis , eczema, insect bites . Make sure it is not vesicular in nature (because you will need to see your doctor) and to take photos. Take some antihistamine. Apply steroid cream for the itch.Beware of impetigo , this will need to be treated with antibiotics ...Read more
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 these itchy red bumps all over my upper body. It's kind of like a rash now. I have these bumps on my breasts, my stomach and my back/shoulders. What could cause this?
I have non-itchy red bumps on my side and hip. They are starting to scatter towards my back and stomach. They are small and almost resemble pimples.
Check it out: See your doc or dermatologist for answers. ...Read more