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How come i get raised white bumps on my skin when i scratch?

How come i get raised white bumps on my skin when i scratch?

? Keratosis pilaris: really depends on the area you are talking about. Scratching will typically cause red bumps know as dermatographism (a form of urticaria or hives from scratching the skin). On the back of arms and legs, follicular white papules can become more prominent as the surface of the skin is removed from scratching and making the bumps more exposed. See derm to be sure. ...Read more

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I have white raised bumps on my skin where my legs touched while crossed. Skin feels hot, but not itchy. Is this hives or something else?

I have white raised bumps on my skin where my legs touched while crossed. Skin feels hot, but not itchy. Is this hives or something else?

Get it checked: This can be allergy, simple irritation and a number of other things..it has to be examined by a dermatologist ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Apply non-medicated moisturizing cream to rash areas
5 Min, 2x day, forever
Keep daily showers brief and without the water being too hot
5 Min, Once, forever
Avoid soaps, which can be drying. Lotion-cleansers are better.
Once
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White spots under my skin on both sides of lower face and on neck. Not raised bumps but white spots. What is this? And what can I do to stop them?

White spots under my skin on both sides of lower face and on neck. Not raised bumps but white spots. What is this? And what can I do to stop them?

Guessing: is not a good approach to address this issue. It is best to be medically assessed. Once the diagnosis is made for the skin lesions than a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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When i scratch or bump my skin, on any part of my body, a raised hot white itchy rash develops. What could cause this?

Hypersensitive skin: This could represent dermographism, where you can cause welts on your skin with pressure, like writing. Physical urticaria, or hives, also possible. I usually have someone try an oral anti-histamine for this problem. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Hydrate well with purified water
Once
Avoid sugars, dairy, soy, GMO products
Once
Avoid fried and grilled foods
Once
Avoid using harsh detergents in shampoos, moisturizers, sunscreen
Once
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I have a conical lump on my back the size of a nickel with a small dark dot on the center. The bumb is raised about 2 to 3 mm from the surface of the skin. I am a white male, 32 years old. The bump is hard to the touch and has been present for at least tw

Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical exam so i would see a dermatologist. Perhaps it is a cyst, a mole, a dermatofibroma, or other possibilities. I would see a dermatologist to verify that it is benign. I hope that is helpful. Visit the link below and click on skin growths, cysts, and moles to see a picture of some of these conditions. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Does pruritus anus produce r aised itchy bumps , pink skin ? Apart I have a anal laceration, a red lump in center of anus, the raised skins are white

Does pruritus anus produce r aised itchy bumps , pink skin ? Apart I have a anal laceration, a red lump in center of anus, the raised skins are white

Perianal rash: Simple pruritis anus doesn't cause those changes unless there has been repeated trauma from scratching, etc. Lichen sclerosis and atrophicus may be the problem. I recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use topical Benadryl
once
Avoid offending agent
once
Nickel is often cause of skin allergies
once

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