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I am seven months pregnant and have itchy red bumps on my abdomen. Is this related to my pregnancy or just a coincidence?

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 more

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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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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 have non itchy red bumps my stomach. What are they?

I have non itchy red bumps my stomach. What are they?

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

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I have itchy red bumps on my back and stomach they have been there for 2-3 days?

I have itchy red bumps on my back and stomach they have been there for 2-3 days?

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

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Hi, I have developed itchy red bumps nd rashes between my left side of stomach nd waist !

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

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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

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I woke up with itchy red bumps on my arms and stomach. They look like bug bites. What is it?

I woke up with itchy red bumps on my arms and stomach. They look like bug bites. What is it?

May be insect bites: You may have bed bugs, in which you may have to be treated appropriately. Allergy is a possibility as well as some other diseases. However, if you have no other symptoms, the first diagnosis to exclude would be bed bugs. ...Read more

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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 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?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Small itchy red bumps on side of foot?

Small itchy red bumps on side of foot?

Hard to know...: Many things cause rashes, from insect bites to infections, allergies to trauma. I recommend having it looked at by a physician, either in person or through a video consultation at HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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Should I self treat itchy, red bumps on toes?

Should I self treat itchy, red bumps on toes?

You could: It sounds like you have the beginning of athletes foot. Try an antifungal for a week. If it does not help see your podiatrist. ...Read more

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What are these Small, itchy, red bumps on side of foot?

What are these Small, itchy, red bumps on side of foot?

Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Small itchy red bumps on my feet and ankles. What is this?

Small itchy red bumps on my feet and ankles. What is this?

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What should I do for itchy red bumps? Could I have scabies (3months preggo)?

What should I do for itchy red bumps? Could I have scabies (3months preggo)?

Scabies: Scabies is a possibility of any suspicious rash that itches intensely with red bumps, however there can also be rashes of pregnancy that develop. It is best to follow with your doctor to help determine what your rash could be from. ...Read more

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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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I stepped on a rock,and 2 weeks later I have hard,itchy red bumps on my foot. What is it?

I stepped on a rock,and 2 weeks later I have hard,itchy red bumps on my foot. What is it?

Allergic Reaction: There must be something in the rock wich may have caused am allergic reaction but two weeks is rather long time for it to appear Get it checked by your doctor or a dermatologist if you are concerned.Meanwhile you can try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream twicw a day and some over the counter antihistamine to stop the itching ...Read more

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Tiny patches of itchy red bumps while on vacation in jamaica. Don't know why but was this an allergic reaction?

Tiny patches of itchy red bumps while on vacation in jamaica. Don't know why but was this an allergic reaction?

Possible: You might have been bitten by some small sea creatures in the ocean water ( sorry i but can't recall the name). On the other hand, bug bites on land can cause the same reaction. We will need to know more details to render a reasonable guess since there are many potential causes for your problem. ...Read more

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

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