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Currently using betaderm cream, I have itchy red skin with small white bumps around nose, mouth, & eyes. Occurs randomly, what is this issue called?

Currently using betaderm cream, I have itchy red skin with small white bumps around nose, mouth, & eyes. Occurs randomly, what  is this issue called?

Stop the cream.: First of all, betaderm (which contains betamethasone) is a strong steroid cream that should not be used on the face. Stop using it. Your pimply rash could be due to the cream itself. If it was there before you started applying betaderm, the most common causes are adult acne and rosacea, both easily treatable by a dermatologist, once he or she makes a precise diagnosis. ...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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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

Itchy Skin (Definition)

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