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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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What could raised bumps on penile glans (head) be?

What could raised bumps on penile glans (head) be?

PPP: Likely are pearly penile papules, which are harmless. See: http://pppremoval.Hubpages.Com/hub/pearly-penile-papules-ppp-removal-treatments -- for more information and options on treatment, if desired. ...Read more

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I have raised bumps on penile glans (head) what could this be?

I have raised bumps on penile glans (head) what could this be?

Need more info...: Without further detailed specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + a direct look + test as needed, it would be hard to offer right answer, although clinically it may be related to long tight foreskin. However, it is not hard to put all related things together correctly by following instructions in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish to... ...Read more

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I have been coming up in itchy raised bumps on my skin, i've not changed my diet and i'm not allergic to anything that i'm aware of. What could it be?

Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be seen to get proper diagnosis and treatment. Based on your brief descriptions, raised bumps on your skin sound like urticaria or hives. If you have it recently, you can try otc antihistamine. Several etiologies may cause acute hives but otc is suffice. If it last longer than 6 weeks, or you have associated shortness of breath/ abdominal pain, you should come see an allergist. ...Read more

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I have a red, raised scaley bump on my head and chest. Is thins ringworm?

I have a red, raised scaley bump on my head and chest. Is thins ringworm?

It could be but: this really can't be diagnosed without seeing it. We don't have the capability of looking at photos on this part of the site. I would recommend you either see your primary care doctor, a dermatologist, or consult with one of us on HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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How would I cause a raised skin bump or skin irritation just by scratching?

How would I cause a raised skin bump or skin irritation just by scratching?

It triggers rashes: Scratching of the skin can trigger eczematous rashes, it damages the skin and can result in bumps and rashes.It also depends on what caused the scraching, as allergies and eczema makes you scratch and this makes the rash worse and there is a vicious cycle and you need meds to stop the ithch to help the patient. ...Read more

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My son tripped and hit his head and has a bump on the side of his head raised up and bruised right away?

My son tripped and hit his head and has a bump on the side of his head raised up and bruised right away?

Head injury: Should be monitored closely. Needs to be examined if not acting like himself, is sleepy, vomits or had loss of consciousness. ...Read more