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Itchy Red Sacrum
6wks ago I got local anesthesia on my lower back. And is still itchy where I got the shot, is not red, is it normal?
Local: 6 weeks ago you got the shot - this is probably not related. Given that it is not red etc. Did you have band aid on it? Could be some left over adhesive. ...Read more
I have red itchy marks on one side of my lower back which increase each morning and look like insect bites. Could this be bed bugs?
Red itchy area showed up on lower back out of no where Wed. Thurs it grew larger & bumpy; Fri. Tons of tiny blisters formed. Super itchy & sensitive?
Shingles: The best way to diagnosis a rash is to actually see the rash and/or feel it, so it is difficult to provide information based on this question. The rash of shingles usually starts as a red itchy (often painful) area, and then develops blisters. Shingles rash usually occurs on only one side of the body, and stops abruptly at the spine when it is on the back. ...Read more
I have a red patch that started behind my leg on upper part of calf. Now it has moved to my lower back. It is now raised and itchy. What could it b?
A mole on my lower back is red, and itchy. I have a picture and I'm not sure if I should be worried or not.
Yes, you should: In my opinion you should ALWAYS be worried when a mole acts up. Either it is being irritated, or it may be infected, or it may be becoming a melanoma. Some dermatologists say this is often the first symptom. It may not be serious at all, but no one can make this diagnosis from a photo. You are young and shouldn't take any chances with this horrible sneaky disease. You should be seen. ...Read more
There are a 7 small raised bumps on my lower back. They are itchy and firm but not red. What are these lumps and how can I get rid of them?
Hives?: Probably you eat something that you are allergic to. Over the counter antihistaminics can help. ...Read more
I have this itchy red pus looking bump on my lower back above butt crack. It's not painful just very itchy, most part of the day it wasn't itchy.?
Abscess cyst: What you are describing is most likely a congenital condition known as a pilonidal cyst. It is not a dangerous condition, but should be fullly evaluated by a physician and then treated appropriately. It may require excision or just incision and drainage and obliteration of the cyst walls. You should be evaluated by a physician to determine the exact diagnosis. ...Read more
Chickenpox 8 yrs ago left with scar turned Pink red firm small itchy spot lower back dermatologist in a week but can a old chickenpox scar itch?
I had radiofrequency ablation done on my lower back about a week ago. This week I got red itchy bumps where the injection sites were. Is this normal?
Possibly: Could be just a post procedure reaction however if it continues to irritate you or gets worse I would speak with your doctor to look at it and make sure you don't have an infection. ...Read more
I have itchy red bite like bumps all over my lower back, abs, breasts and biceps. It started back in early july. It's now getting worse. It wakes me up?
See a dermatologist: No way to diagnose this without seeing the lesions and getting a full history. ...Read more
I have sudden pimple like rash which appeared on the lower back of my leg, began itchy and as healing is dark red dots slowly fading? Picture added
Exposure to plant.?: Have you been hiking... short pants..., insect bite? Are pimples more like pus? Spring time is very common to encounter plant which can cause rash (poison oak & other). If itchy Take antihistamine, topical steroid cream for 7-14 days. If increased pain, spreading redness. See MD to check for infection (cellulitis. ...Read more
Red bump in middle of spine. Doesn't hurt and is not itchy. Also been having lower back pain. Is it cancer?
I have a itchy red rash on the back of my thighs that is spreading to my stomach and on my hips and on my lower back above my butt what can I do?
C section 14 weeks ago. Since then have had a red, itchy rash in a band around lower back. Is small red bumpy spots, itches on and off. What is it?
I'm 13 wks pregnant and developed a itchy raised rash on left lower back. They are red bumps that seem to spread anywhere when itched.
Hi doctors I have rash red spots on feet lower back side of hips its quite itchy I am wheat and gluten and dairy have illuminated chicken?
What can I do?, medical problem, irritated eyes, nosebleed, pain in lower back, extremely itchy, red spots on skin.?
Need exam: Those are a lot of often unrelated and fairly non-specific symptoms. You're going to need an exam by your primary care physician. ...Read more
Rash on legs, also on lower back, around waist, red and itchy. On my hands and arms I have bumps with clear liquid in them.?
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Red bumps on my abdomen, lower back, some on my chest/breast, and legs. Occasional drainage from bumps on legs. Itchy. Dr gave me antibiotic for 7 days. Cleared up bumps but extreme itch continued. Dr gave oral steroid. Helped but itch/bumps returned?
Bumps: IF the bumps returned sounds like infection did not resolve. Get rechecked. ...Read more
I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?
Rash: They can be either, you really need to have your rash examined to know how to treat it and if you are contagious or not, see your doctor sooner than later. ...Read more
I have small, red & sometimes itchty bumps on my lower back I've had this for over a year now. How did I get this and how do I get rid of them?
Needs Evauation: Without seeing them it is impossible to tell what these represent. It can any number of conditions that can be treated. Since it is persistent it is best to see dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
See primary care Dr.: The description suggests nummular eczema with secondary bacterial infection. ...Read more
I had sex with my partner and relized the next day Alot of fluid itchy and redness what can I do?
Vaginitis: You likely have vaginal inflammation. This can be due to bacterial vaginitis for which treatment is metronidazole 2g once, or yeast infection, for which treatment is fluconazole 150 mg once orally or vaginal miconazole over the counter. Trichomonas is another possibility - treatment is metronidazole 2 g once. Could also be chlamydia, gonorrhea, mycoplasma, or trichomonas. See an ob- gyn Doctor. ...Read more
I wear a tampon a lot of the time. Is the spot, itchiness and redness due to shaving, dryness or something else?
Tampons: Are you referring to interior of vagina, labia etc? Do you mean you wear a tampon even when you don't have a period. The cotton from tampon can be rough and may inflame tissues if you use them "a lot of the time." Take care. ...Read more
Hi. My skin is having very weird problem. Its been 3 weeks, there is redness, my skin is dry and flakey. And I've got tiny tiny bumps. Its itchy too?
Eczema??: Did you use a new skin products--apply a low strength hydrocortisone--and a good moisturiser. ...Read more
Dry? Rash? History?: Your skin may be dry, especially if you've been out in the sun a lot, or there may be something more going on. Is there a rash, or just vague/generalized redness? Any other symptoms? Exposure to any foods, plants, chemicals? Any medications or medical conditions? Try moisturizer lotion 2-4x/day for a few days, and if not getting better, get checked by a dr. ...Read more