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I have a line of red itchy bumps about 1 inch long. I want to know what this is.

I have a line of red itchy bumps about 1 inch long. I want to know what this is.

More information: You don't mention where the rash is or how long its been there. Many questions about skin benefit from a doctor being able to see it - so a trip to your primary doctor, urgent care, or dermatologist is in order. The possibilities range from poison ivy to scabies to contact dermatitis to eczema... and that's just the tip of the iceberg. Please follow up in person. ...Read more

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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 was recently bitten by an ant and about three to four days later, a line of red, itchy bumps developed on my foot. What could it be?

I was recently bitten by an ant and about three to four days later, a line of red, itchy bumps developed on my foot. What could it be?

Infection: Could be an infection or an immune response to a toxin in the ant bite. Try Benedryl OTC. If not improved in a few days, see your PCP ...Read more

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My son is 22 months and he has a non-itchy red rash line starting from the neck to the tip of his jaw line. Like a line of red bumps. What is it?

My son is 22 months and he has a non-itchy red rash line starting from the neck to the tip of his jaw line. Like a line of red bumps. What is it?

Need to see it: Hard to tell without seeing it. Could be molluscum or lichen striatus (both non dangerous conditions ) have your pediatrician look at it and perhaps a dermatologist. Sounds like its in the "not to worry" category but should be looked at. ...Read more

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Non itchy painless red bumps. What could these be?

Non itchy painless red bumps. What could these be?

Rash: The accurate diagnosis of a rash requires a physical exam. It is recommended that your see a primary care provider for a physical examination. ...Read more

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What are red bumps that are not itchy and can be associated with jacuzzis?

What are red bumps that are not itchy and can be associated with jacuzzis?

Infection: A poorly cleaned jacuzzi can be colonized by bacteria which can infect the hair follicles . This will resolve spontaneously in about one week. ...Read more

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My boyfriend and I have been itchy. He's been itchy for the last few months & me within the last week. There are little red bumps & I have found littl?

My boyfriend and I have been itchy. He's been itchy for the last few months & me within the last week. There are little red bumps & I have found littl?

You both need: to be seen by a healthcare provider to properly examine and diagnose your condition(s). This sounds like an infectious rash and it could be anything from yeast infection to STD to HIV. Please do not wait see a healthcare provider soon. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have small itchy red bumps?

I have small itchy red bumps?

Red bumps: Can be from different causes such as dry skin, skin infection, etc. For a proper diagnosis, you need to see a doctor to look at them and help you with the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps on cheeks, remedy?

I have itchy red bumps on cheeks, remedy?

Have it evaluated: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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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Itchy red bumps on inner thighs, what is this from?

Hard to say maybe: From the fabric of your clothes, soap or detergent, ... Occasionally it can be from a mild inflammation of the hair follicles in that area... Try using a mild soap like dove(white).. Detergent like all free clear.. Trying yourself well after you bathe ... And maybe some over-the-counter cortisone cream. If these things don't help let your doctor take a look. Good luck. ...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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Itchy red bumps on ankles, is this an std?

Itchy red bumps on ankles, is this an std?

Doubtful: No an std would not manafest itself at the ankle. ...Read more

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Itchy red bumps after shower that go away in an hour?

Everytime?: Some people develop hives after a hot shower and sometimes it can happen after swimming too, called cholinergic urticaria. Another hematological disease called polycythemia vera can also cause it. Take a picture of the rash and show it to your doctor. Try taking taking an oral antihistamine 30 minutes before showering and see if it helps.You could also be reacting to the soap if it is new. ...Read more

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Why am i waking up with itchy red bumps in the morning?

Why am i waking up with itchy red bumps in the morning?

Bedding?: I would suggest that you examine the mattress for any bed bugs . Not being insulting, we shed skin all the time and spend 8 hours a day in bed this shed skin is a cause for bed mites etc. You can wrap the mattress in a bag that prevents this, pillows as well I think the bed is the culprit because you don't complain of this during the day ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps on my togue and have not eaten any new foods ?

I have itchy red bumps on my togue and have not eaten any new foods
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Inflammed papillae: Most likely taste bud or papillae on your tounge have bcome inflammed due to a prior burn, cut, viral infection, or bacterial infection. Inflamed papillae are very common symptom and not one that should cause overwhelming concern. If you have a high fever and other symptoms of infection then you should contact your doctor. Cold viruses, flu viruses, hpv , herpes viruses can cause this symptom. ...Read more

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Small itchy red bumps that itch and spread on different parts of the body?

Small itchy red bumps that itch and spread on different parts of the body?

Reaction 2 somthing: If it's red and itchy, more than likely it's an allergic reaction to something (new skin care product, soap, detergent, fragrance, etc...) could be something else though, so should be checked and treated to give you relief. ...Read more

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I have random tiny itchy red bumps with clear tops that pop up all over my body.

Hives: Sounds like classic hives. They tend to be red, raised, scattered all over and intensely itchy. I would eliminate whatever might be the causative agent. If that doesn't help, then try otc anti-itch topical creams and otc non-sedating antihistamines. ...Read more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

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