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Dr. John Chiu
2,623 doctors shared insights

Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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I have little red bumps that itches on my body, what could this be?

I have little red bumps that itches on my body, what could this be?

Skin bumps: Very hard to answer without getting details, about location, type of bumps, and duration and also without visualization. If this in a in patchy area and itching could be eczema or if in areas exposed as hands contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps on my skin that itches. Help?

I have tiny red bumps on my skin that itches. Help?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at www.imgur.com the picture will be tagged with its own URL website You can resubmit the question to us again with the URL address listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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Most of the times when I scratch myself or I just pluck my eyebrows , my skin gets red bumps & itches?

Most of the times when I scratch myself or I just pluck my eyebrows , my skin gets red bumps & itches?

Local mast cell: Local tissues release gets exposed to blood produces which is irritating to tissue. Which responds with histamine and swells with itching. Try vit e oil or black current seed oil locally let me know if this helped. ...Read more

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My husband has a rash on his back that flares up and sometimes it itches.. But not always.. Its just small red bumps.. Why?

Keratosis pilaris: Depending where you live or your husbands activities, small red papules can become inflamed and pruritic. Usually this can be treated with a perscription wash and gentle exfoliation to minimize the discomfort. You should see a dermatologist to have the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I was bit by a leech 9 days ago and now the bite has a ring of small red bumps around it and it itches. Should i be worried?

I was bit by a leech 9 days ago and now the bite has a ring of small red bumps around it and it itches. Should i be worried?

No: This is where it attached. Leeches have round mouths , the marks are where it attached to you. Watch for infection. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on my wrist. I've had them there for about 10 days but it only seems to be spreading throughout my wrist. It itches a little.

I have small red bumps on my wrist. I've had them there for about 10 days but it only seems to be spreading throughout my wrist. It itches a little.

Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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I have little red bumps on my penis head and it just itches and ive had for about 3 days. What could this be from?

I have little red bumps on my penis head and it just itches and ive had for about 3 days. What could this be from?

Here are some ...: What you described is acute so it is related either with acute infection / inflammation or with physical / allergy-related irritation. But, regardless of its cause, the essence of care is same with keeping the affected area as clean, dry, & ventilated as possible (of course, with washing/drying) plus gingerly using antifungal + steroid cream 1-2 times daily of ...Read more

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I have a dry scaly rash on inner thigh, it starts off as red bumps. What is it? It itches occasionally.

I have a dry scaly rash on inner thigh, it starts off as red bumps. What is it? It itches occasionally.

Rashes: Rashes are often difficult to identify...Needs to be seen and a good history and physical needs to be accomplished...Best to see your family doc or a dermatologist... ...Read more

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I layed in the tanning bed and i ended up getting tiny red bumps all over neck and chest that itches what is it?

I layed in the tanning bed and i ended up getting tiny red bumps all over neck and chest that itches what is it?

Tanning Bed Rash: Small bumps can appear all over the body after tanning. However, they are more commonly found in certain areas, such as stomach, chest, back and legs which are exposed to the ultraviolet rays for a longer duration. These eruptions are often referred to as tan bed rash which may develop immediately after tanning or a few days later. They look like blisters and are red in color. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my stomach, it itches a little but is also painful. Its just a few red bumps. What could it be?

I have a rash on my  stomach, it itches a little but is also painful. Its just a few red bumps. What could it be?

Shingles: After you get chickenpox, the virus remains inactive (becomes dormant) in certain nerves in the body. Shingles occurs after the virus becomes active again in these nerves years later. The reason the virus suddenly becomes active again is not clear. Often only one attack occurs. Shingles may develop in any age group, but you are more likely to develop the condition if: your immune system is weak. ...Read more

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I'm have these small red bumps towards my vagina and it itches from time to time and i didn't shave. What can this be?

I'm have these small red bumps towards my vagina and it itches from time to time and i didn't shave. What can this be?

Most often yeast: Itching is almost always a yeast infection until proven otherwise. You can try some otc treatment---any vaginal anti-fungal will do. If that doesn't work, then consider making an appointment with your doctor to have the lesions or bumps looked at as you wouldn't want to miss a std. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a red rash all over my body it itches a lot there are red bumps on my biceps and dry red circles on my body aswell?

I have a red rash all over my body it itches a lot there are red bumps on my biceps and dry red circles on my body aswell?

Allergic Reaction: You have developed generalized allergic reaction to something . Did you go to woods and got exposed to plants like Poison Oak/Ivy? or got bitten by insects/Mosquitos. Exposure to new Detergent, Medicine,food, Rx Wash entire body with soap and water,apply Hydrocortisone or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream if you have. Take oral Antihistaminics. If Short of breath go to ER. If not better by AM go to your Doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Karen Glover
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Jock Itch (Definition)

Also known as Tinea Cruis, this is a fungal infection of the skin in the groin area that turns the ...Read more


Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised . Red bumps are elevations ...Read more