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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
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 an very itchy rash for the past 4 weeks little pin pric red bumps on my upper back, chest, stomach and upper arm areas i'm a 30 year old female?
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
I have these small itchy red bumps that resemble zits on my breast, and stomach. They actually form a line. What is this?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small itchy red bumps, started on back of arms for couple weeks now spreading throughout entire body?
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