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Hi, For the past 6 months or so, every single night I find itchy white bumps all over my body. Mainly forearms, they appear randomly through the day?

Hi, For the past 6 months or so, every single night I find itchy white bumps all over my body. Mainly forearms, they appear randomly through the day?

Forearm?: If they are confined only to the forearms, I would suspect a sun sensitivity. Are you taking any drug which may cause photosensitivity (diuretic, antibiotic etc). Even ingredients in certain sunscreens may sensitive you upon exposure to sunlight. Consider seeing a dermatologist.

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Please help! I have red itchy bumps all over body?

Please help! I have red itchy bumps all over body?

Rash: It could be hives, eczema, scabies, an allergy problem, the list goes on. Seeing your doctor so they can look at your rash would be your best route of action. For now, an antihistamine and topical steroids otc, as well as calming skin care products, may be helpful.

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Itchy red spots/bumps all over body. Looks like hives but not sure. How should I proceed?

Itchy red spots/bumps all over body. Looks like hives but not sure. How should I proceed?

Antihistamines: Hives tend to move and migrate, come an go, are itching, and usually don't last for more than 24 hours. 1st generation antihistamines will work the fastest, such as benadryl (diphenhydramine). For longer lasting effect, taking a daily 2nd generation antihistamine such as zyrtec, claritin, or allergra will be helpful. If they persist, seeing an allergist would be helpful for prescription medications and work up.

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Tiny red itchy bumps all over body especially on my upper legs. What does this sound like?

Tiny red itchy bumps all over body especially on my upper legs. What does this sound like?

Hives: Hives are red, raised and intensely itchy bumps on any part of the body. But any rash must truly be seen by a doctor to get an accurate diagnosis and treatment.

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Itchy skin small red bumps all over body and hairline?

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.

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Itchy, tiny red bumps all over body for two months and my doctors thought it was a prescription allergy. What could be wrong?

Itchy, tiny red bumps all over body for two months and my doctors thought it was a prescription allergy. What could be wrong?

Multiple things: Go back for follow up and let your doctor take a look as this may be allergic dermatitis, candida dermatitis or a host of other problems that only follow up can uncover. If necessary your doctor will refer you for a second opinion.

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Tiny, itchy bumps all over body. Do not look like a rash & are not in the usual places for scabies, but could it be? Maybe from tanning or dry skin?

Tiny, itchy bumps all over body. Do not look like a rash & are not in the usual places for scabies, but could it be? Maybe from tanning or dry skin?

Allergy?: Good morning, tant itchy rash with red bumps suggests that your immune system is trying to reject something such as an allergen or a virus. The itching is a signal that something is not right. Dry skin often causes itching, but rarely a rash. Tanning could trigger some rash. Finding the cause is the first order of business, please see your doctor. Moisturizing creams such as cerave may be of hel.

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40 weeks pregnant and have random itchy red bumps all over body. What can this be?

40 weeks pregnant and have random itchy red bumps all over body. What can this be?

From pregnancy: Pregnancy is often associated with itchy rash presumed to be hormonally related. Try topical hydrocortisone cream. If this failed, consult your doctor

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Believed to have eczema or HPV, cavity at the end of my penis head, it is now healed and bumps all over body itchy. Imiquin was diagnosed.

Believed to have eczema or HPV, cavity at the end of my penis head, it is now healed and bumps all over body itchy. Imiquin was diagnosed.

Here are some...: I hope you got right diagnosis for the described area at the glans penis. In fact, imiquimod is not a diagnosis but a drug to treat genital wart, superficial basal cell carcinoma, or actinic keratosis. To verify what it is, a set of more detailed history and a direct look at it is essential. More? Ask doctor...

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Woke up at night with pressure in ears diarrhea, vomiting, itchy bumps all over body. Fine the next day. Has happened 4x's in life -27 yr male?

Woke up at night with pressure in ears diarrhea, vomiting, itchy bumps all over body. Fine the next day. Has happened 4x's in life -27 yr male?

Episodes: This sounds almost like an allergic reaction of some sort. Try to keep a diary of what you have eaten and been exposed to just prior the episodes and see if you can pinpoint cause. It happens so rarely, that this may be difficult. Good to hear you are fine and that it is short duration however!

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Red itchy bumps all over body (except face & genitalia) for 3 months now, esp after stress, waxing, & physical effort. I have asthma & allergies. Help?

Red itchy bumps all over body (except face & genitalia) for 3 months now, esp after stress, waxing, & physical effort. I have asthma & allergies. Help?

Possible hives: Sounds like you may have hives brought on by stress and sweating. Antihistamines frequently offer relief. Suggest seeing a board certified allergist for evaluation.

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Advice? I am having small itchy bumps all over my body?

Advice? I am having small itchy bumps all over my body?

Itchy bumps: The causes are numerous, I suggest you see a doctor for a proper diagnosis to treat it correctly.

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Can you advise me on getting small itchy bumps all over my body?

Can you advise me on getting small itchy bumps all over my body?

Take antihistamines: Start by taking a cool shower and apply a safe anti-itch lotion such as Sarna with pramoxime. Also, take a non-sedating antihistamine during the day, such as fexofenadine (Allegra) 180mg and at night cetirizine (Zyrtec) 10mg or diphenhydramine 25mg (Benadryl). If no better with 3-4 days, see your physician.

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Can you tell me what can create tiny itchy bumps all over your body?

Can you tell me what can create tiny itchy bumps all over your body?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.

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Help me please! There are small itchy bumps all over my body. Wwhat's going on here?

Help me please! There are small itchy bumps all over my body. Wwhat's going on here?

Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be seen and evaluated. If the rashes do not last more than 24 hours at a time, it may be hives. You can try taking otc anti histamine if that is the case. If the rashes are there several days, it can be dermatitis due to any reason. Use moisturizer, avoid irritant like soap will help. In any case, you should come see a local physician for evaluation of skin rashes.

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What are these itchy, red bumps all over my body?

What are these itchy, red bumps all over my body?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you.