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2 nights ago I felt a prickle on my calf while in bed in 24hrs I had 2 light red hard bumps it is now dark red and still itchy. Should I be concerned?

2 nights ago I felt a prickle on my calf while in bed in 24hrs I had  2 light red hard bumps it is now dark red and still itchy. Should I be concerned?

?bite: As described, you may have been bitten by an insect, such as a spider. If the area does not resolve on its own, or worsens, then seek a medical examination to assure the area is not infected, requiring antibiotics, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are these little itchy bumps on my legs?

What are these little itchy bumps on my legs?

Uncertain: A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What could red itchy bumps on your legs be?

What could red itchy bumps on your legs be?

Rash: Hives are a red, raised and intensely itchy rash that looks very similar to a mosquito bite. Each separate hive will last less than 24 hours although the sum amount of all hives can persist for a long time. Any rash is best diagnosed by a doctor actually visualizing the rash. ...Read more

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Itchy white bumps on back and legs what are these?

Itchy white bumps on back and legs what are these?

Moisturizer: Try using an unscented cream moisturizer after showering and at nighttime. Also showering with a moisturizing, fragrance free body wash or soap should help with the dryness. If you shave your legs, it's also important to mosturize throughly after you're done. ...Read more

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Non itchy, white bumps appeared out of no where on my legs, what could be the cause?

Non itchy, white bumps appeared out of no where on my legs, what could be the cause?

Moisturizer: Try using an unscented cream moisturizer after showering and at nighttime. Also showering with a moisturizing, fragrance free body wash or soap should help with the dryness. If you shave your legs, it's also important to mosturize throughly after you're done. ...Read more

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My left calf is itchy but I have no rash nor bumps. It's itchy from inside tho. What can I do? It goes away for a while but comes back.

My left calf is itchy but I have no rash nor bumps. It's itchy from inside tho. What can I do? It goes away for a while but comes back.

Could be irritated n: this could be an irritated nerve. I was suggest you discuss this with your physician to see if there's other issues that we don't know but at this point ...Read more

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What could these non itchy colorless bumps all over my legs be?

What could these non itchy colorless bumps all over my legs be?

Flat warts?: they could be flat warts, usually the cause is benign. You should have your doctor look at your legs at your next visit. ...Read more

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I have had reddish, raised, itchy blotches and bumps on my legs for two weeks. What could it be?

I have had reddish, raised, itchy blotches and bumps on my legs for two weeks. What could it be?

Hives: Sounds like hives (urticaria). Acute urticaria can be due to many causes. Treatment is to decrease the itch with high dose oral antihistamines and you can apply a topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to calm the itch. If they don't resolve soon, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy, red bumps on legs/ankles?

Itchy, red bumps on legs/ankles?

Dermatitis: Of some sort. Rashes or skin conditions are much easier diagnosed by seeing them. You can try an over the counter cortisone creams nd if no improvement see the dermatologist. A prescription med may be needed. Try not to itch. ...Read more

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What could these small itchy bumps on my arms and legs be?

What could these small itchy bumps on my arms and legs be?

Rash: A rash really needs to be visualized by a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Fyi: a red, raised and intensely itchy rash is often hives but it can also be ? ...Read more

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I have small flesh colored bumps on legs, very itchy?

I have small flesh colored bumps on legs, very itchy?

Examination: This will require a history and visual exam (possibly tests) to get the diagnosis right. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps all over legs!, remedy?

I have itchy bumps all over legs!, remedy?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have . If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up . If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pregnant wife has itchy bumps on bottom and legs?

Pregnant wife has itchy bumps on bottom and legs?

PUPPP: Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy (puppp), is the most common rash in pregnant women. It occurs in first pregnancies during the 3rd trimester with onset at 35 weeks. It does not involve the belly button distinguishing it from other common rashes of pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are itchy bumps popping up on arms and legs?

What are itchy bumps popping up on arms and legs?

Itchy bumps : I really can't tell you without more history snd exam . See your doctor ! ...Read more

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Wife gets itchy bumps year round on her calves only. They look like mosquito bites but happen daily. She ends up itching them bloody in her sleep?

Wife gets itchy bumps year round on her calves only. They look like mosquito bites but happen daily. She ends up itching them bloody in her sleep?

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. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have large red patches on the back of my calves. The skin is hot and tight, and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps. Itchy.

I have large red patches on the back of my calves.  The skin is hot and tight,  and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps.  Itchy.

Contact dermatitis : Did you come in contact with poison ivy or other irritants. Do you have known skin reactions to chemical,metals, fibers, soaps, etc.use topical steroids once- twice per day, for 1-2 weeks ...Read more

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Returned from trip to 7-day trip to rural honduras. Now some small, round, itchy bumps appearing scattered on arms, top of legs, calves. What is this?

Bug bites.: What you are describing could be bug bites of some type due to the nonspecific location. Because of the tropical climate, it could be any number of arthropods. You may want to see a physician for treatment since the number is so high extending over a fairly large body surface area. Additionally, watch for any signs of infection--fevers, night sweats or redness and enlargement of the actual bumps. ...Read more

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A few small skin tag like bumps on the bottom half of my legs that are very itchy. What is it and how do I stop the itch on my calves?

A few small skin tag like bumps on the bottom half of my legs that are very itchy. What is it and how do I stop the itch on my calves?

Exam: Identifying small bumps in an email is an exercise in futility. At the next opportunity, let your doc see them, and i'm sure they will give you a categorical answer. ...Read more

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