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Raised Red Bumps On Skin
Yes, it can be.: Most people have a variety of reactions to mosquito bites, and the symptoms change over time, depending on the amount of bites a person received. These reactions can include both immediate and delayed swelling and itching around the bite area. Localized reactions can be treated with the use of topical corticosteroid, such as Hydrocortisone cream, as well as with oral antihistamines. ...Read more
Raised red bumps and shoulders that won't go away with hydrocortizone crean, what is it and what should I use, thank you?
Unknown: Unfortunately, conditions such as these can't be diagnosed on the web. A physician needs to look at it and maybe even biopsy it. I suggest you make an appointment. ...Read more
Probably not: They are most likely taste buds (circumvallate papillae). See your dentist to be sure. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are hard to describe and hard to visualize in words. Rashes of bumps at the base of the penis may be blackheads (comedones) or be folliculitis, which is an infection in the little hair follicles in the skin. Rashes that itch a lot may be allergic reactions and/or skin infections. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to decide on a diagnosis and talk about treatment options. ...Read more
Tinea corporis: It may be from the moisture with clothes, sweat. You need to see doctor for proper med. ...Read more
Two randomly appearing raised red bumps on arm next to each other. Itchy. Did not have any for 2yr til now. No pain, no meds, not bugs.
Possible hives: Needs to be seen and visualized.Get a more detailed answer ›
No.: Because you're not mentioning the other hallmarks of infection, i.e. Warmth and drainage, this is more likely related to insect bites than infection, and the itchiness would also be typical of some sort of insect bite. ...Read more
I have raised red bumps on my arms and back. I have had these bumps for around a week and a half.?
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. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I have non itchy raised red bumps on my inner thighs. Ten on each leg in clusters. Didn't even notice them until I saw them.
Thigh rash: Your rash could be an allergic reaction, fungal infection or some kind of folliculitis (inflammation/infection around your hair follicles). Could also be a viral infection such as common warts. Infections are typically painful and swollen and can spread quickly if not treated. Best to see your doctor or a dermatologist to determine what it is. Hard to diagnose without seeing it. ...Read more
We just got back from a vacation in the Wi Dells. I noticed that I have a rash on both my sides by my breasts, going toward my back. Raised red bumps?
in garage, when I felt a burn itch on fore arm. Now 5 days later its raised, red bumps in a circle. Hot & tender to touch. What can I put on it?
Cellulitis: You might have an infection under the skin where it is red. You might need oral antibiotics to prevent it from spreading. You need to have it seen by a doctor. Benadryll cream may help the itch but it still needs to been checked out by a professional ...Read more
I have had red eyes for the past year. They are especially red in the corners, and at the edges. I have also noticed small raised red bumps on edges?
Redness: There are many causes of re eyes, the main cause, with no other symptoms like light sensitivity, is dryness. Symptoms include burning worse at night, scratchy sensation and blurry vision. The treatment is lubricating eye drops; systane, blinks, refresh. The red spots are most likely areas of irritation called pingueculae. Use sunglasses while out doors. ...Read more
I have a localized rash near the right side of my stomach, right next to my belly button. It consists of some small, slightly raised red bumps.
My son gets raised red bumps on the top of his tongue. Sometimes they result in sores. Any idea how to make them go away? Doc had said allergy.
Not allergy: The best bet is to consult a dentist or even better an oral surgeon. ...Read more
My 18 month old has raised red bumps all over his body. Some for over a month. No fever or any other noticeable symptoms. No itching/meds or changes?
I have small raised red bumps, that itch at times, peel, heal and turn dark on my chest and upper arms.
Need picture: It is difficult to diagnose your ailment without a visual picture a picture would help. ...Read more
Ivee been experiencing a dry mouth for the past 2-3 days. This morning I noticed some large, raised red bumps at the back of my tongue?
Mouth: Could be viral or simply not drinking enough water. Those bumps sound like your circumvallate papillae or tase buds which can enlarge if you are dry ...Read more
For the past month I have been experiencing weird raised red bumps on my arms and legs. It only happens if I scratch, and they go away quickly, help!
Have rosacea & 2 raised red bumps on cheek. Dr suggest shaving them off & laser. Also have keloids. Will this work? Could it scar badly due to keloid?
Patients who keloid: Can be at higher risk for keloids. I would confirm that you really have keloids and not hypertrophic scars. There is no guarantee so if spots bother you then you can try shave and laser (make sure this is with a dermatologist), but if they don't bother you why take the risk. ...Read more
Is a red raised red bumps (looks like penile cyst, infected hair follicle or Fordyce spot) relatively common?
Not uncommon: Without knowing exactly what you have it is very difficult to know the actual frequency, but numerous individuals present with rashes of differing nature. ...Read more
I have had a very itchy rash on the back of my right hand for the past several days. Its a cluster of raised red bumps. Any ideas for relief?
I have little raised red bumps around both corners of only my eye left. It's not itchy-just sometimes stings/burns when I wash there. Any ideas?
Angular blepharitis: A picture would be very helpful, and length of time. Sudden onset and within the last 5 days would be more concerning. Redness usually indicates inflammation, and in that region probably caused by a low grade, smouldering kind of reaction to a bacteria that normally lives in harmony on our skin. The treatment would be a mild topical antibiotic - steroid combination ...Read more
My 3 year old son has a rash around his mouth that is persistent, and he now says it hurts. Raised red bumps that are not puss filled or blisters.?
Painful rash: I would suggest you get him examined as medication may help him ...Read more
Feeling as if something is stuck in my throat and the back of my throat is covered in raised red bumps for a few weeks. Persistent cough.
Post URI: These symptoms may be residua of a viral upper respiratory tract infection leaving you with postnasal mucus dripping and irritation of the pharynx. The bumps you observe are prominent papillae. Drink fluids to keep mucus loose. The dry irritating cough is also an aftermath of the infection. Taking a cough suppressant like robitussinDM suppresses it. See your MD as needed for evaluation. ...Read more
My daughter has raised red bumps in her diaper area could it a rash or are we talking yeast? She also has eczema around the folds of her body? Help
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?
7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?
The differential is very large. Could be sun exposure. Could be contact dermatitis. I would follow up with your family physician or dermatologist and give a more detailed rendering. When did it happen? Was the child taking any medication at the time? Any travel history?
Use of new detergents or change in clothes? Have a great day. ...Read more
I have had sexual intercourse before, I just noticed the outer area around my vagina and anus are a few slightly raised red bumps. Std?
Not sure: It's difficult to tell without an exam. If you are concerned, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I have tons of defined circular, raised red bumps on both legs, between my knees & ankles. They often itch. No new soaps, not razor burn. Advice?
Eczema vs. Psoriasis: Raised defined circular red bumps on skin could be a form of psoriasis or a type of eczema. You need to see a dermatologist or podistrist for evaluation and treatment. Your doctor may perform bloodwork on you to see if you have any signs of auto-immune disease and/or they may prescribe oral and/or topical medications to help resolve this skin issue. ...Read more
2 or 3 raised red bumps with white center on back of throat on top near uvula. I had tonsils removed years ago. Bumps are a little sore. What is it?
Cannot diagnose: Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. Even if we could, this would have to be seen to be diagnosed as there are several possibilities that would require specific testing. See your doctor. ...Read more
My son has a temp103°, he's teethin, coughin, runny nose, watery eyes. He has10 raised red bumps in his body, can the bumps b a virus or caused by Teetin?
No: Teethnig doesn't cause high fever. Fever and rash need to be checked by a doctor. ...Read more
Chew nicorette 7 yrs. 1 wk ago felt "scalded" throat & bitter taste. Now, many tiny raised red bumps on soft palate & throat. Tip of tongue very sore?
Raised red bumps: It's best to go to your dentist; it could very well have a viral origin, A thorough exam will rule out any other suspicious cause ...Read more
6yr old girl rash - one spot 2 weeks ago. Spread small raised red bumps on trunk. First spot is flat in the middle. Now fever, congestion, sore throat?
Rash: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without some visuals, at least in pictures if not in person. It sounds to me like pityriasis rosea with a herald spot from your description and that the cold symptoms are unrelated. See your pediatrician. Alternatively, you can try Healthtap Prime and upload some photos. ...Read more
I have horrible sore throat - feels like a lump in back of throat when I swallow. Mouth is extremely dry. Rash on one leg with raised red bumps, itch?
See Dr.-? strept: See a dr. Could be strept. Rash may or may not be related, . Dr. Will check both areas out. Best wishes. ...Read more
Large raised red bumps, sore throat, fatigue, lack of ability to fall asleep, discoloration of skin, weakness, bruise easy, swollen lymph nodes,?
See a doctor: This sounds potentially quite serious and you will definitely need a thorough history and physical exam in addition to labs to even begin to work this out. Could be anything from a mononucleosis-like syndrome to a hematological malignancy to acute HIV disease, but without being able to see and evaluate you there is no way to predict. See your doctor ASAP and be assessed. Good luck. ...Read more
So I randomly had some itchy bumps on my skin last month, they weren't rashes, just raised itchy red bumps that turned into scab over time. Help?
I participate in oral sex with one partner, and last night I had vaginal itching. There's a raised red tiny bump on the extra skin on my Labia minora.
May be nothing: It is too early to draw any conclusions and this could simply be the result of mild trauma. You need to wait and see how or if these symptoms progress. ...Read more
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