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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

Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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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?

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?

See pediatrician: That is a long time to have a rash. I recommend that you see your doctor to check that it's not something serious. At this time of year, the most common types of rashes are from dry skin, but without more information, I can't give you better advice. ...Read more

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What condition involves raised red bumps that itch?

What condition involves raised red bumps that itch?

See a dermatologist: There are many conditions that can cause raised red bumps that itch. This include eczema, contact allergy, hives, bug bites, dry skin and many others. Without actually seeing you, it would be hard to diagnose what you have. Best to see a dermatologist! ...Read more

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I got bit by mosquitos and there hard raised red bumps that itch a lot, is this normal?

I got bit by mosquitos and there hard raised red bumps that itch a lot, is this normal?

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

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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?

 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

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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

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Raised red bumps and shoulders that won't go away with hydrocortizone crean, what is it and what should I use , thank you?

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

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I have 2 raised red bumps on base of penis?

I have 2 raised red bumps on base of penis?

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

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more