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I have small white itchy bumps on my arms shoulders and neck what could it be? They've been there about 3 days and aren't getting any better. I used to cut, and they seem to be worse around the scars on my arm

I have small white itchy bumps on my arms shoulders and neck what could it be? They've been there about 3 days and aren't getting any better. I used to cut, and they seem to be worse around the scars on my arm

Need more info: Hi,
Most itchy bumps are red in color. Are they spreading? Are there red streaks or any swelling? Do the bumps look like they have fluid inside or not? Clarify for us and the answers will come. ...Read more

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I have 2 shoulder bumps that mimic mosquito bites but I suspect aren't. They are firmer in feel, and red, itchy elongated ovals in shape. What is it?

I have 2 shoulder bumps that mimic mosquito bites but I suspect aren't. They are firmer in feel, and red, itchy elongated ovals in shape. What is it?

Impossible...: ...To know without seeing them. Bites are statistically most likely, but if you believe they are something else, have a dermatologist examine them directly and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps starting on my shoulder going partway down my arm They are close together get farther apart as they go. They are in a straight line?

Itchy bumps starting on my shoulder going partway down my arm They are close together get farther apart as they go. They are in a straight line?

Hard to tell: If this involves only one side and follows a dermatome pattern (google dermatone), then this may be the beginning stage of shingles which will likely become painful later on. On the other hand, it is hard to tell what you may have given the scanty amount of information and vague description. ...Read more

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Red bump on pubic area and not painful. Noticed it and red rash on chest and shoulder for a week that's itchy. What could it be? Please help?

Red bump on pubic area and not painful. Noticed it and red rash on chest and shoulder for a week that's itchy. What could it be? Please help?

See your doctor: Red bumps on your pubic area need to be seen by a physician because they usually need treatment. Red itchy rashes are also important to treat. They can range from infections which are also contagious such as strep or herpes to skin conditions such as allergies and eczema. Please do not delay getting a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps on my thigh, what could they be? Some turned into black bruises. Started about a week ago on my left thigh, now on my right and shoulder too.

Itchy bumps on my thigh, what could they be? Some turned into black bruises. Started about a week ago on my left thigh, now on my right and shoulder too.

Dermatitis: Sounds like you have a dermatitis (not otherwise specified) and an exam would define it more specifically. Most dermatitis like, itchy skin eruptions can be treated with a topical steroid and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as an antihistamine (which can also help with the itch). If severe, then get derm eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have some colourless itchy bumps on my skin. Primarily on my wrists, feet, ankles, tops of the arm and shoulder. It's itching like crazy?

I have some colourless itchy bumps on my skin. Primarily on my wrists, feet, ankles, tops of the arm and shoulder. It's itching like crazy?

See doctor: It is hard to tell what may be causing it without a direct exam. Nonetheless you may try taking antihistamines to see if they help. A dermatology consult may be required if antihistamine does not help or the problem is getting worse. Any new drug or supplement introduced within the month prior to the onset of the rash may be a suspect also. ...Read more

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I have small itchy skin colored bumps started on may shoulder and neck and spread through the night and next day no allergies and very itchy what coul?

I have small itchy skin colored bumps started on may shoulder and neck and spread through the night and next day no allergies and very itchy what coul?

Pityriasis.: Sounds like pityriasis rosea. Hard to tell without more descriptons or photos, but often this rash follows skin lines and gives a christmas tree like appearance on the back. Benign - resolves in a few weeks without any residual effect. ...Read more

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Is it an allergic reaction to something? I'm 20 and these last couple of days I've gotten a break out mainly on my stomach and arms. They are little bumps that are itchy and I've had some small red patches on my upper arms and sometimes on my shoulder. I

Is it an allergic reaction to something? I'm 20 and these last couple of days I've gotten a break out mainly on my stomach and arms. They are little bumps that are itchy and I've had some small red patches on my upper arms and sometimes on my shoulder. I

Hives: Sounds like hives which are red, raised and intensely itchy lesions that look like a mosquito-bite. Topical Hydrocortisone can help as can the use of oral non-sedating antihistamines in a slightly higher dose than the once daily (usually twice daily is started). ...Read more

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I have severe itchy pink bumps?

I have severe itchy pink bumps?

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. ...Read more

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What can an itchy bump by the butt hole be?

What can an itchy bump by the butt hole be?

I am not sure?: A hemorrhoid is one possibility. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps on rectal area?

Itchy bumps on rectal area?

See a doctor: See a doctor and get it checked ...Read more

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How to remove an anal itchy bump?

How to remove an anal itchy bump?

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

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My son has small itchy bumps that hurt?

My son has small itchy bumps that hurt?

Eval: 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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Looks like a scratch then gets itchy bumps?

Looks like a scratch then gets itchy bumps?

Dermographism: See a dermatologist. If it is distressing, try cetirazine (Zyrtec) 10mg. Start at 1 a day. Sometimes it can make you sleepy, in which case you can change to loratadine (Claratin). Sometimes it takes 2 or 3 a day. The generic is the same, only costs less. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps in a row, what could they be?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause itchy bumps. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bunch of itchy bumps help?

Itchy bumps: They need to be examined to determine what they are, you can apply a topical steroid cream until you see your doctor ...Read more

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Itchy and painful bumps an inch above my butthole?

Itchy and painful bumps an inch above my butthole?

Pimples vs herpes vs: Rash/eczema or skin infection ; if grapelike clusters like little vesicals[teardrops] on a red base could be herpes if sexually active especially if anal sex. it is like the sensation before fever blisters on the lips; tingling then bumps. Maynot be this at all; simple pimples, boils, less likely. If gets wrose see urgent care or dermatologist for lancing and drainage; always was well/scrub ...Read more

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Flesh bump on front area below waist and itchy. .?

Flesh bump on front area below waist and itchy. .?

Ganglion Cyst: A ganglion cyst is the most common type of mass, representing about 50% of all hand and wrist lumps and bumps. The tough lining of the small joints of the wrist forms a small pouch, and joint fluid collects within it. Ganglion cysts can also form as pouches off a tendon sheath or a knuckle joint; these are called mucous cysts. ...Read more

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What causes white itchy bumps to appear on the body?

What causes white itchy bumps to appear on the body?

Could be an: Allergic reaction to something you have been exposed to, sometimes called hives. Please see your doc so it can be identified, treated, and you can figure out what to avoid if necessary. A more extreme version of this can close your throat so please get checked. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Itchy brown bumps on back of thighs what could it be?

Itchy brown bumps on back of thighs what could it be?

Keratosis pilaris: It might be keratosis pilaris, a condition in which the tiny hair follicles are plugged. It happens on the backs of people's upper arms, the backs of their thighs, and their buttocks. If it's kp, you can try over the counter cerave sa lotion twice daily to improve it, although you will never cure it. Kp is just the way your skin grows. ...Read more

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Bumps on my itchy elbows don't go away! What do I do?

Bumps on my itchy elbows don't go away! What do I do?

Hyperkeratosis: When skin thickens on the elbows and knees it gets bumpy, rough and sometimes itch. This is best treated with a skin exfoliating cream. There are over-the-counter creams with 12% ammonium lactate to start with. However, sometimes you may need a prescription cream to help those really stubborn spots. ...Read more

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What could cause small itchy bumps on my child's back?

Itchy rashes...: Do have a large differential diagnoses in Pediatrics...from insect bites to infectious...like scabies.Only through a physical and history examination the diagnosis can be established. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

Nickel allergy: Nickel allergy from the snaps on blue jeans or a metal belt buckle is a common cause of an itchy red rash near the umbilicus (belly button). A dermatologist or allergist can confirm using an allergy patch test. ...Read more

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What could cause itchy bumps that are spreading very fast?

Hives of rash: There are many causes, and it is best to be seen by a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more