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I have itchy skin and red bumps appear, remedy?

I have itchy skin and red bumps appear, remedy?

Hives: These itchy bumps may be hives due to allergy to agents taken internally (foods, medications, etc) or by exposure to external things (cold, exercise, etc) insect bites may also be a cause. Keep a diary of what you ate or what you were doing when the itchy bumps appeared. For relief Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is helpful but may cause drowsiness. Claritin is less effective but doesn't cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

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


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I experienced itchy skin, and red bumps appeared in my inner thighs, under my breasts and in my buttocks. I went to the doctor and she said I itched s?

I experienced itchy skin, and red bumps appeared in my inner thighs, under my breasts and in my buttocks. I went to the doctor and she said I itched s?

Candida: These are moist areas in which the yeast like fungus candida likes to grow. This produces reddening, weeping and itching. You can get preparations over the counter at most pharmacies. Cleaning and dry the areas and apply the preparation - usually a cream according to directions. ...Read more

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What to do for itchy skin, but no rash or bumps?

What to do for itchy skin, but no rash or bumps?

Itching skin: Without rash more than likely from dry skin especially due to weather and using warm/ hot water for washing and baths. Use skin cleansers for baths and apply any moisturizing lotion or cream to affected areas. Take oral histamines if itching really bad. May use otc Hydrocortisone cream or any topical itch cream available if needed. Consult w your physician if you have other signs and symptoms! ...Read more

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There's small bumps and itchy skin, what could it be?

There's small bumps and itchy skin, what could it be?

How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. If it did not work, see an allergist. There are multiple potential causes for this type of problem. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have itchy skin that comes out in bumps they stay for maybe 10-15 min then disappear?

What should I do if I have itchy skin that comes out in bumps they stay for maybe 10-15 min then disappear?

Hives: These itchy bumps may be hives due to allergy to agents taken internally (foods, medications, etc) or by exposure to external things (cold, exercise, etc) insect bites may also be a cause. Keep a diary of what you ate or what you were doing when the itchy bumps appeared. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice with itchy skin, but no rash or bumps?

Mositurizer: Dry skin can cause itchiness. Try moisturizers. Also change soap to hypoallergenic one. ...Read more

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I was wondering what's a good way to cure itchy skin like bumps/hives?

I was wondering what's a good way to cure itchy skin like bumps/hives?

Moisturizing: Most itchy skin is caused by dry skin. Moisturizing on a consistent basis and especially after showering can be helpful. Using an OTC cortisone, sparingly on bad areas may also help. ...Read more

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I have small non itchy skin colored bumps on most of my body, what could it be?

I have small non itchy skin colored bumps on most of my body, what could it be?

Can be: A visit to a dermatologist to discuss your symptoms in more detail as well as getting a good physical exam is key for you. ...Read more

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Itchy skin colored bumps on my theighs. Been there for a few months. What could it be?

Itchy skin colored bumps on my theighs. Been there for a few months. What could it be?

Needs to be checked: You have had these for few months and it is about time you have it examined and diagnosed and treated. Consult your family physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What caused this and hiw do I cure tiny itchy skin colored bumps on neck?

What caused this and hiw do I cure tiny itchy skin colored bumps on neck?

May be viral: Small itchy bumps on the neck could be something called flat warts. These are small skin colored bumps that come from a virus that has no treatment except destruction. See the doctor and have a specific dx made and the doctor may be helpful to remove them. ...Read more

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Itchy skin on my back, sides of stom and back of neck. No bumps or redness unless I scratch then feels hot after..

Itchy skin on my back, sides of stom and back of neck. No bumps or redness unless I scratch then feels hot after..

Dermatographic: This may or may not be a chronic situation. Try taking antihistamine to see if it helps. Sometimes dry skin can also cause this type of reaction and thus applying a moisturizer <3 minutes after bathing may help. If problem persists, see derm or allergist. ...Read more

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I have very itchy skin on my back and shoulders. I get raised bumps which bleed when I scratch them. My skin feels dry and burns.?

I have very itchy skin on my back and shoulders. I get raised bumps which bleed when I scratch them. My skin feels dry and burns.?

Need more info: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Small non itchy skin colored bumps on 10 months old baby's body. Is it due to dryness or related to teething? No new food was introduced.

Small non itchy skin colored bumps on 10 months old baby's body. Is it due to dryness or related to teething? No new food was introduced.

Not to teething: I would recommend visiting your child's doctor to evaluate this. Teething should not cause a rash on a remote part of the body. ...Read more

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I have very itchy skin literally all over my body. My thighs & buttocks area especially I scratch & bumps appear but then go away. What could it be?

I have very itchy skin literally all over my body. My thighs & buttocks area especially I scratch & bumps appear but then go away. What could it be?

Itching: Itching is actually a form of pain perception. It can be due to localized reaction with allergy causing substances, dry skin and eczema or it can be due to systemic illness such as liver disease. There are many causes to itching and further investigation with laboratory studies and examination by your doctor are in order. ...Read more

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Might mildly itchy skin colored bumps be symptoms of rabbit allergies?

Might mildly itchy skin colored bumps be symptoms of rabbit allergies?

It's possible.: Allergies, regardless of what triggered them, can have a variety of symptoms, including various rashes. But rashes can have a variety of causes. I advise seeing your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a lump or bump in the middle of anus, is red and internal, and around some little open itchy skin? Hemorroids?

I have a lump or bump in the middle of anus, is red and internal, and around some little open itchy skin? Hemorroids?

Hemorrhoids: There are two types of hemorrhoids internal and external. The internal are usually not able to be seen from the outside cause bleeding and itching but very little pain. The extrernal type cause pain and swelling at the anal verge and can appear like a tender grape when thrombosed. Other fairly common anal pathologies include fissures which are extremely painful little tears that usually bleed and abscesses which are tender lumps that drain pus and are often associated with fevers. ...Read more

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I have bumps that come up on my hand and when squeezed they give out a white clear liquid, also I have severely itchy skin that is constant?

I have bumps that come up on my hand and when squeezed they give out a white clear liquid, also I have severely itchy skin that is constant?

Contact dermatitis?: Your symptoms resemble contact dermatitis. Have you been recently handling irritating objects, chemicals or cleaning agents? Perhaps it is something related to work, household chores or hobbies. You should see a clinician to identify the cause so that you can remedy it. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Itchy skin small red bumps all over body and hairline?

Skin bumps: Unable to diagnose without seeing the bumps, so go see your doctor. Possibilities include, but are not limited to: rash, infection, drug reaction, and chemical exposure. ...Read more

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Itchy skin high in rib cage near collarbone. Red bumps on pink base?

Many possibilities: If the rash is localized to that area, it is most likely an allergic or irritant reaction to something that came in contact with your skin. But without seeing it, we can't be more specific than that. ...Read more

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5 year old has small cluster of blister like bumps on one side of waist. It is itchy and started about 2 weeks ago. It started as a dry itchy skin?

5 year old has small cluster of blister like bumps on one side of waist. It is itchy and started about 2 weeks ago. It started as a dry itchy skin?

Blisters: The cluster of blisters reminds me of shingles or herpes zoster. It is related to the chickenpox virus and is contagious. Have him checked to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm taking Zoloft (sertraline) and have itchy skin and a few red bumps could this be a side effect?

I'm taking Zoloft (sertraline) and have itchy skin and a few red bumps could this be a side effect?

Possible.: It is possible that you are allergic to the zoloft (sertraline). Please see your doctor who can examine you and give a better opinion. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin every where no dry skin and when it itches it starts to burn and get red but no bumps or rash what is this?

Well: It gets red and itches then goes away, no rash or bumps. It could be a rash or what is called idiopathic urticaria, release of inflammation due to stress. Oddlly enough sometimes an h-2 bkocker like tagamet for the the stomach can help. It may be allergic reaction or something else and I would not avoid seeing a doctor. I would trey Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night and tagamet is pretty cheap. Look up idiop. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more