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Little Red Itchy Bumps
Hives: Red itchy bumps may be hives, bed bugs, mosquito bites, spider bites, poison ivy and many other things. Of course more detail is needed to help you but an antihistamine pill like Allegra (fexofenadine) 180 mg once daily could help reduce the itch. A steroid cream may be helpful too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What is the size, distribution, state of surrounding skin, vesicle formation, any systemic disorders? If the rash does not subside in a couple of days, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more
Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. Treatment is with prescription strength cortisone. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unsure: There are many different possibilities as to why you may have the bump. One possible explanation could be a clogged gland which is not harmful. Is there any possible exposure to STDs? I recommend that you see a physician such as a family doctor or OB/GYN to make sure that this is not some sort of STD. Do you have any history of genital herpes? Usually, genital herpes is painful especially more pronounced with the first episode ...Read more
Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vessels). If they are recent, they could be anything from things similar to pimples, bug bites, fungal infections (ringworm or tinea versicolor), to different types of moles or growths. Have it evaluated at your next doctor visit. Sooner, if changing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Using neosporin?: If you are using neosporin on your cut, you are likely having some allergic reaction to the neosporin--a very commom, yet overlooked condition. I would stop that, keep the skn/wpund dry with a little rubbing alcohol 3-4x/day for a few days and you should be good. If not better, call your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Likely: A fungal infection, try lotrimin (clotrimazole) or another fungal cream, if it hurts may have superimposed bacterial infection and need antibiotics. My guess is that daily application of lotrimin (clotrimazole) for 4 weeks will do the trick. It will stop the growth as your skin grows it out, not immediate. ...Read more
Red rush: Raised skin bumps can be caused by a variety of conditions, benign or harmful, but in most cases they are benign and harmless. The most common causes are an infection or an allergic reaction. Rec.: if concerned about the condition of your skin, you should see your doctor. Hope it helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Molluscum: Be suspicious its molluscum, and get it checked. ...Read more
My back has been itching for about 2 or 3 days and finally someone looked at it and there's little red itchy bumps all over my back what could it be?
I've had little red itchy bumps on my armpits and groin area (inner thigh) for the past few days. What could it be?
? Infection: of hair follicles, or fungal infection, keep the area clean and dry, avoid tight clothing/underwear, try OTC antibiotic cream, unless allergic to it , if fungal infection, OTC antifungal cream can help too, if no improvement in few days, please see your doctor for proper management ...Read more
What' are little red itchy bumps on the inner thighs . Itching provides extreme relief but after , my thighs are sore and red .?
I have little red itchy bumps that turn into really deep scabs that take a long time to heal. Bumps occur on arms and upper back what could it be?
I get very little red itchy bumps on and around my ears that seem to be stress related. What could this be? they also sometimes bleed or have fluid
What is little red itchy bumps all over when itchd it spreds my Boyfriend has it now to, on hands looks like there badly dry but w/rash and they burn?
What to do if I have little red itchy bumps all over my upper legs lower stomache and somewhat on my arms, help!?
There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?
I had a bump on my stomach, it started off as a little red itchy bump, it has turned into, almost the size of a quarter bump & now as puss coming out.
Red little itchy bumps on my arm and it's starting to show on my chin. What can it be? I think they get worse when im stressed. Any suggestions?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is the only way you will get the best treatment. ...Read more
Fungal infection: This itchy bump can be many things, from a fungal infection to poison ivy. Try over the counter cortisone on the itchy spot and see if that helps. If it has liquid in it be careful not to get the liquid on any other part of your foot or body as some fungus spreads by liquid contact. If it gets worse, spreads or does not go away in a few days seek medical assistance for treatment. ...Read more
Hi my names alyssa & for over a month or so i've gotton these little itchy red bumps that turn into a rash & have an uncontrollable itch please help !
Contact allergy?: Good morning, alyssa uncontrollable itch with a rash suggests that your local immune system is either fighting a fungus or rejecting a contact allergen. Description of the rash as well as location will help to make a diagnosis. Local application of cortisone cream can reduce symptoms due to contact allergen. If it is a fungal rash, antifungal creams help. Please see your doctor to for management. ...Read more
I have a few little itchy, red bumps on the outside of my hip. I thought they were bug bites but they won't go away, for 5 months. What are they?
I have had this irritation on my hand for a few weeks.Its first started as little itchy red bumps now its a big red blotch that itches when i wash my?
Why do I get a rash on my lips now and again? Red little bumps itchy and swollen. Corners of mouth as well.
Seems like cold sore: Your description sounds like that of a cold sore, which appears as groupings of little fluid-filled vesicles about the corners of the mouth, not both simultaneously but successive bouts can alternate from side to side. It's a viral infection, for which most people in society (85-905) have the causative virus, so it's very common. ...Read more
Red little bumps, itchy& sore around vagina.Yellow discharge. painful.What is it? How do I get rid of it? What caused it? Thank you
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