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Red bumps on shoulders and forarms on my 1 year old has had them for about a month?

Red bumps on shoulders and forarms on my 1 year old has had them for about a month?

Red bumps: Many childhood rashes consist of red bumps. One common explanation could be eczema which is helped by frequent gentle moisturizers. If the rash persists or worsens see a dermatologist to make sure it is not infectious. ...Read more

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Itch on my lower back for months. No rash ?

Itch on my lower back for months. No rash ?

Tough to Dx: This is tough to DX over the computer, especially with no rash, etc. You need to see your dr. For a good history and clinical exam to help diagnose your issue. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had acne on my back for years recently cleared most of it up but i'm.Left with white some fleshed colored nd flat bumps on my back. What is it?

Had acne on my back for years recently cleared most of it up but i'm.Left with white some fleshed colored nd flat bumps on my back. What is it?

Acne on back: Hard to know without seeing it. Could be acne scars or cysts or keloidal scarring or something completely different. See your doctor or dermatologist to have them diagnosed. ...Read more

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Three days ago, i noticed a red circle on my arm, it's really itchy and it appeared on several more spots on the skin.

Three days ago, i noticed a red circle on my arm, it's really itchy and it appeared on several more spots on the skin.

Dermatologist is: Needed ASAP. sounds like a tick bite, to be sure see a dermatologist SOON. In the States this could be a deer tick bite, not good but treatable in the early stages. ...Read more

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Very Rough skin on lower back, It's not itchy just happened recently. And also, acne spots on the upper back had for # of years. What to use?

Very Rough skin on lower back, It's not itchy just happened recently.  And also, acne spots on the upper back had for # of years. What to use?

Rough skin: Try using something like Aveeno for your bath water to relieve your rough skin . For acne of your shoulders you can try Retin-A ointment before bedtime ...Read more

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Keep getting painful red bumps on my stretch marks only around hip and private area. Still a virgin. Been goin on for months. Had stretch mark years?

Keep getting  painful red bumps on my stretch marks only around hip and private area. Still a virgin. Been goin on for months.  Had stretch mark years?

Genetic: Stretch mark formation is typically genetic. Some women are just genetically more prone to stretch marks. Have you gained weight recently? That can cause stretch mark formation. Without a photo, it's difficult to say what the painful red bumps are? If you're worried see your family doctor or a dermatologist. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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A few years ago my skin started getting spots on my neck now its off my neck and now split splotches on my chest and arms. Any ideas? Tanning helps it

A few years ago my skin started getting spots on my neck now its off my neck and now split splotches on my chest and arms. Any ideas? Tanning helps it

Skin: Many times these splotches represent a fungal infection. I recommend that you see a dermatologist for a formal consultation to make sure you get the right treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have red spots on both my hips it started on my right hip and is now on my left hip they are flat red spots. Only itchy after taking a hot shower?

I have red spots on both my hips it started on my right hip and is now on my left hip they are flat red spots. Only itchy after taking a hot shower?

It's difficult to: Make an assessment of a skin lesion without seeing it. It could be one of many possibilities including eczema , tinea/fungus etc. Go see your dr for an accurate diagnoses. Take care! ...Read more

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I have a rash on both lower legs, no itching, no pain, slightly raised. red spots, noticed on 9/04/2014, starting peeling about a week after that.

I have a rash on both lower legs, no itching, no pain, slightly raised. red spots, noticed on 9/04/2014, starting peeling about a week after that.

There are many: questions: first your age, second recent history of fever, illness, any history of contact with allergens, and of course see what the rash actually looks like. My suggestion is that if your rash does not clear in 2 weeks i would see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. There are many things you may have but most likely if rash resolves it is related to virus or contact. Hope that helps ...Read more

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I have a white spot on my tonsil for months no pain?

I have a white spot on my tonsil  for months no pain?

?deep infection?: A deep chronic infection that has not been fully targeted by antibiotics is the most common cause. Various other causes. You need to see an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have had a rash on my right foot on top for a few months now and it keeps getting bigger. Its reddish looking and has blisters on it and scaly like.?

I have had a rash on my right foot on top for a few months now and it keeps getting bigger. Its reddish looking and has blisters on it and scaly like.?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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For the past few days I've seen a rash appear on my bum. its raised, red, and itchy. Now my lymph mode on that side is painfully sore which started tw?

For the past few days I've seen a rash appear on my bum. its raised, red, and itchy. Now my lymph mode on that side is painfully sore which started tw?

Rash: It sounds like you may have folliculitis from what you described, which can turn into cellulitis, a bacterial infection. Please see a doctor today. The lymph node swelling is concerning for bacterial infection. ...Read more

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I had red itchy spots on my shoulders about a month ago that turned into scabs but went away. Now they are back on my side without me touching them??

Please make sure: to show this to your parents and explain the history. Without visualizing these and obtaining a history - an accurate diagnosis can not be made. ...Read more

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I have a bumpy red skin rash on the back of both arms for years?

I have a bumpy red skin rash on the back of both arms for years?

Keratosis Pilaris...: ...Is very common. I think of it as eczema of the hair follicles; some people also get it on the upper legs. A medium-strength steroid cream, prescribed by your dermatologist, will keep it under control. ...Read more

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I have started getting spots on my jawline for past few months. Any advice on what it is?

See a dermatologist: These need to be seen by an expert to be accurately diagnosed. Go see somebody and get better soon. ...Read more

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Have slightldarkerbrown birthmark looking type rash on my pubic area. not itchy.hasn't gone away in a month. was just one spot but recentlyspread.

Either this was not: a birthmark but a fungal infection or other type of rash, or the mole needs a biopsy. either way you need to see dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I've had little red itchy bumps on my armpits and groin area (inner thigh) for the past few days. What could it be?

I've had little red itchy bumps on my armpits and groin area (inner thigh) for the past few days. What could it be?

? Infection: of hair follicles, or fungal infection, keep the area clean and dry, avoid tight clothing/underwear, try OTC antibiotic cream, unless allergic to it , if fungal infection, OTC antifungal cream can help too, if no improvement in few days, please see your doctor for proper management ...Read more