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40 weeks pregnant and have random itchy red bumps all over body. What can this be?

40 weeks pregnant and have random itchy red bumps all over body. What can this be?

From pregnancy: Pregnancy is often associated with itchy rash presumed to be hormonally related. Try topical hydrocortisone cream. If this failed , consult your doctor ...Read more

Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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Please help! I have red itchy bumps all over body?

Please help! I have red itchy bumps all over body?

Rash: It could be hives, eczema, scabies, an allergy problem, the list goes on. Seeing your doctor so they can look at your rash would be your best route of action. For now, an antihistamine and topical steroids otc, as well as calming skin care products, may be helpful. ...Read more

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Tiny red itchy bumps all over body especially on my upper legs. What does this sound like?

Tiny red itchy bumps all over body especially on my upper legs. What does this sound like?

Hives: Hives are red, raised and intensely itchy bumps on any part of the body. But any rash must truly be seen by a doctor to get an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Tiny, itchy bumps all over body. Do not look like a rash & are not in the usual places for scabies, but could it be? Maybe from tanning or dry skin?

Tiny, itchy bumps all over body.  Do not look like a rash & are not in the usual places for scabies, but could it be? Maybe from tanning or dry skin?

Allergy?: Good morning, tant itchy rash with red bumps suggests that your immune system is trying to reject something such as an allergen or a virus. The itching is a signal that something is not right. Dry skin often causes itching, but rarely a rash. Tanning could trigger some rash. Finding the cause is the first order of business, please see your doctor. Moisturizing creams such as cerave may be of hel. ...Read more

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Woke up at night with pressure in ears diarrhea, vomiting, itchy bumps all over body. Fine the next day. Has happened 4x's in life -27 yr male ?

Woke up at night with pressure in ears diarrhea, vomiting, itchy bumps all over body. Fine the next day. Has happened 4x's  in life -27 yr male ?

Episodes: This sounds almost like an allergic reaction of some sort. Try to keep a diary of what you have eaten and been exposed to just prior the episodes and see if you can pinpoint cause. It happens so rarely, that this may be difficult. Good to hear you are fine and that it is short duration however! ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps all over body (except face & genitalia) for 3 months now, esp after stress, waxing, & physical effort. I have asthma & allergies. Help?

Red itchy bumps all over body (except face & genitalia) for 3 months now, esp after stress, waxing, & physical effort. I have asthma & allergies. Help?

Possible hives: Sounds like you may have hives brought on by stress and sweating. Antihistamines frequently offer relief. Suggest seeing a board certified allergist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Just got these random itchy bumps all over the under side of my forearms. Idk what they are it's not poison oak. ?

Just got these random itchy bumps all over the under side of my forearms. Idk what they are it's not poison oak. ?

Hyperkeratosis pilar: Hyperkeratosis pilaris often worsens in the winter, occurs on the outside of the forearms, and can mildly itch. It is treated with LacHydrin (lactic acid) lotion (alpha hydroxy acids). ...Read more

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Advice? I am having small itchy bumps all over my body?

Advice? I am having  small itchy bumps all over my body?

Itchy bumps: The causes are numerous, i suggest you see a doctor for a proper diagnosis to treat it correctly. ...Read more

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Can you advise me on getting small itchy bumps all over my body?

Can you advise me on getting small itchy bumps all over my body?

Take antihistamines: Start by taking a cool shower and apply a safe anti-itch lotion such as Sarna with pramoxime. Also, take a non-sedating antihistamine during the day, such as fexofenadine (Allegra) 180mg and at night cetirizine (Zyrtec) 10mg or diphenhydramine 25mg (Benadryl). If no better with 3-4 days, see your physician. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can create tiny itchy bumps all over your body?

Can you tell me what can create tiny itchy bumps all over your body?

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. ...Read more

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Help me please! there are small itchy bumps all over my body.Wwhat's going on here?

Help me please! there are small itchy bumps all over my body.Wwhat's going on here?

Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be seen and evaluated. If the rashes do not last more than 24 hours at a time, it may be hives. You can try taking otc anti histamine if that is the case. If the rashes are there several days, it can be dermatitis due to any reason. Use moisturizer, avoid irritant like soap will help. In any case, you should come see a local physician for evaluation of skin rashes. ...Read more

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What to do if for 2 weeks I've been dealing with red itchy bumps all over my body! help!?

What to do if for 2 weeks I've been dealing with red itchy bumps all over my body! help!?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have . If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up . If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have these really red itchy bumps all over my body i scrach them cause they itch bad but everytime i do i wake up the next morning with more?

I have these really red itchy bumps all over my body  i scrach them cause they itch bad but everytime i do i wake up the next morning with more?

How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. If it did not work, see an allergist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of small itchy bumps all over my body?

How to get rid of small itchy bumps all over my body?

Moisturize your skin: to start with, bathe with a cream soap, pat your skin dry, immediately add a moisturizer to trap the moisture, take OTC antihistaminic, unless contraindicated, if that doesn't work, see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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Itchy bumps all over my body! it's not hives so what else can cause this?

Itchy bumps all over my body! it's not hives so what else can cause this?

How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. If it did not work, see an allergist. ...Read more