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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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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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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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I have itchin on scalp back of neck has a rash and itchy.My arms have a rash amd itchy.Is it menopause.I havnt had period 14 months?

I have itchin on scalp back of neck has a rash and itchy.My arms have a rash amd itchy.Is it menopause.I havnt had period 14 months?

Hair dye?: Did you color your hair recently? Or apply a new hair product? It may be a contact allergy to a topical agent. You also want to make sure you don't have an infection in your hair. See a dermatologist. ...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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My 2month old has a red bumpy rash on back if neck and scalp. How do I treat this?

My 2month old has a red bumpy rash on back if neck and scalp. How do I treat this?

Can't say without: knowing what it is. This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pea-sized red, itchy, scaly bump on forearm. Been there for a few days.

Pea-sized red, itchy, scaly bump on forearm. Been there for a few days.

Scaly bump/ forearm: Could be eczema or psoriasis, or fungal infection -tinea. Can try topical OTC antifungal and then put a topical steroid on top. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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My 1 year old has rash on face and under chin, it's red spotted and itchy under chin. Going around to side of ears! should I be concerned?

My 1 year old has rash on face and under chin, it's red spotted and itchy under chin. Going around to side of ears! should I be concerned?

M.D. visit/skin care: In addition to eczema, it may be related to contact with a product or plant oil that triggers a reaction. I would suggest the use of a hypoallergenic soap such as white dove and eucerin cream, avoiding hot water and rubbing the area, until your physician sees him. ...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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Itchy rash on top of hand, white bumps, it's been a couple months now, what is it?

Itchy rash on top of hand, white bumps, it's been a couple months now, what is it?

?allergy: Since the rash is itchy, it may be an allergic reaction to something that comes in contact with the hand such as creams, detergents,gloves,etc. Apply cortisone type cream and if the rash persists,see a dermatologist. ...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?

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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?

? 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

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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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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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Quarter sized rash on right shoulder asymmetrical. Raised up a tiny bit and red in color been present for two days any hints on cure? It itches

Quarter sized rash on right shoulder asymmetrical. Raised up a tiny bit and red in color been present for two days any hints on cure? It itches

Rash: Many possibilities including nummular eczema, contact dermatitis, herald patch of pitiriasis rosea, tinea corporis, insect bite, see your doctor or dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My son, reoccurring rash. Give antibiotics. Left and return a week later. Itchy bumpy rash. Going on for about 3 months, off and on. Help?!

My son, reoccurring rash.  Give antibiotics. Left and return a week later. Itchy bumpy rash. Going on for about 3 months, off and on. Help?!

Hard to assess: Rashes are so difficult to assess on line. I don't know how old he is, but the number one thing that comes to mind is atopic dermatitis. That's fancy doctor talk for skin allergies. I'd try over the counter hydrocortisone cream, and see if you can figure out anything that might be irritating him. Decrease bathing to 1-2 a week and moisturize! Also need to very much consider scabies. Might treat? ...Read more

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I've had a circular patch on my back for a few months. It's always been itchy and Over time has gotten worse. It's a bit scaley and has turned colors ?

I've had a circular patch on my back for a few months. It's always been itchy and Over time has gotten worse. It's a bit scaley and has turned colors ?

Tinea versicolor: This sounds like a fungal growth called tinea versicolor. See your derm doc and get a correct opinion. do not try to treat yourself . This is not sounding too serious. Best wishes. ...Read more