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Doctor insights on: More Than 5 Raised Red Skin Patches

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2 small skin blotches on left Breast under nipple. Slightly darker pigment than skin. Flat, not itchy or raised or anything. 32 years old. concern??

2 small skin blotches on left Breast under nipple. Slightly darker pigment than skin. Flat, not itchy or raised or anything. 32 years old. concern??

Skin blotches: Diagnosing skin lesions over the computer is basically impossible. At 32 yo it is probably a benign rash or treatable topical dermatological condition, however, you can never be too safe, so see the Doctor for an evaluation and proper diagnosis so the best treatment can occur. Good luck. ...Read more

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Very old slightly raised skin colored 4 mm symm circle side of knee. Dry looking skin when scratched. Defined border. No itching, etc. Wart?

Very old slightly raised skin colored 4 mm symm circle side of knee. Dry looking skin when scratched. Defined border. No itching, etc. Wart?

KNEE LESION: WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING THIS "CIRCLE" ON THE KNEE THERE IS NO WAY THAT I COULD EVEN GUESS WHAT THIS MIGHT BE. BEST TO SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Red inflamed patch near vagina, slightly raised bumps that look like hives, a little itchy. No bumps or blisters on vaginal lips or anus. What is it?

Red inflamed patch near vagina, slightly raised bumps that look like hives, a little itchy.  No bumps or blisters on vaginal lips or anus. What is it?

Unknown : Lumps, bumps, and blisters on the labia or the genitals need to be evaluated by physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. What you are describing is concerning for herpes or syphilis though. These two infections need to be ruled out by a doctor. ...Read more

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Rash on breast spreading these are raised red bumps peeling in middle, as they get bigger a round red border yellow/brown center, only itches when hot?

Rash on breast spreading these are raised red bumps peeling in middle, as they get bigger a round red border yellow/brown center, only itches when hot?

Needs to be seen: Most dermatology questions are best discussed with your doctor because they can see and examine the lesion. I would make an appointment with your family doctor. ...Read more

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I applied cream containing lemon juice on pubic area, in less than 24 hr red slightly raised bumps appeared associated with itching ?

I applied cream containing lemon juice on pubic area, in less than 24 hr red slightly raised bumps appeared associated with itching  ?

WHY: in the world are you using lemon juice on your skin ANYWHERE??? At any rate its important to know that it does NOT "lighten" skin and it is an ACID ...CITRIC ACID and you more likely than not irritated the skin and hair follicles causing a chemical FOLLICULITIS!! Try using a calming lotion ( eg Calamine) and quit using the lemon juice cream! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Itchy patch of skin on leg, 1inch in diameter, small bump beneath, skin not raised, ongoing for 1.5 months, skin red due to scratching.

Need diagnosis: A fungal infection comes to mind and thus a topical antifungal +/- steroid may be helpful Best is to consult your doctor since the problem has been going on for so long. ...Read more

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Dark patch on skin around waist since few months. Approx 1x2 ". Not much itchy. Not really raised but bit rough to touch. Unsightly. Fungal? Allergy?

Dark patch on skin around waist since few months. Approx 1x2 ". Not much itchy. Not really raised but bit rough to touch. Unsightly. Fungal? Allergy?

Several possibilites: Contact allergy and fungus are both possible, but usually are itchy. Contact allergy is usually due to nickel if directly under the snap on the front of your pants. Acanthosis nigricans also possible. ...Read more

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Raised ichy skin with red center and white outside the red raisef skin.

Raised ichy skin with red center and white outside the red raisef skin.

Eczema: It could be eczema or warts, or an allergic reaction to something. Rashes are best treated in person so the doctor can see and feel to determine what it is. ...Read more

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Red welts, initially appear as mosquito bites. Far more itchy. Form blister and liquid, which when dries turns yellowish. Treated for scabies. No luck?

Red welts, initially appear as mosquito bites. Far more itchy. Form blister and liquid, which when dries turns yellowish. Treated for scabies. No luck?

See a derm, biopsy: You should see a dermatologist for evaluation, possible cultures and/or biopsy, and advice on treatment. They will also need to take a thorough medical history. Do you have one lesion vs many lesions, where are they located, is it itchier at night (common description with scabies), how often does it recur and how long does it last. ...Read more

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Help please! skin around biopsy is raised red itchy?

Help please! skin around biopsy is raised red itchy?

Could be allergy: If you're using an antibiotic, like neosporin or others, it could be causing an allergic reaction at the site. I've seen this happen fairly often. A yeast infection of the wound area is another reason why a biopsy site could be red and itchy. ...Read more

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Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Can very dry skin cause red itchy bumps that look like bug bites? I'm getting sporadic red itchy bumps on face it's very dry and itchy!

Yes: Skin that is very dry can develop irritation. The best treatment would probably be to use a cream that is both an exfoliant and emollient. I generally recommend either a lactic or a glycolic acid cream to help get rid of the dry, rough skin. http://www.OmahaCosmeticSurgery.com ...Read more

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28 male smoker raised bumps on hard palate tiny red dots in rough texture appearance red and white pigments any ideas. Not sore or painfull?

28 male smoker raised bumps on hard palate tiny red dots in rough texture appearance red and white pigments any ideas. Not sore or painfull?

Nicotine Stomatitis: All tissues will respond to repeated attacks by mounting a defense. Smoking exposes the mouth to heat, the chemicals and the vapors of burning tobacco & can cause changes in the appearance. These changes can indicate the beginnings of oral cancer or be completely benign. Only a dentist can tell for sure and may reccommend a biopsy of the area to be certain so you need to have it checked right away. ...Read more

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Large, pink, scaly patch followed by small red scaly patches all over thighs, arms, and body that itch pretty bad. Help!

Large, pink, scaly patch followed by small red scaly patches all over thighs, arms, and body that itch pretty bad. Help!

Herald patch: The large pink patch is known as a herald patch. It is present in a fungal condition known as pityriasis rosea. The rash may last 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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Does dry skin cause very tiny red dots, rash like on skin?

Does dry skin cause very tiny red dots, rash like on skin?

Well : Not usually. To diagnose a rash need to see it or take pictures try HealthTap for Doctors for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more