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Rash Small Red Bumps All Over The Body
My 1 month old son has developed rashes in form of small red bumps all over his body including face neck chest and back. What should I do?
Baby acne?: It's likely to be baby acne at his age, assuming that he is otherwise well and feeding normally. Baby acne tends to occur right around this age and looks like red bumps that get redder and stand out more when baby is upset or just after a bath. This goes away on its own in a few weeks. It is caused by maternal hormones that crossed through the placenta. No treatment is needed. ...Read more
7 year old has what looks like the beginning of scarlet fever rash. Small red bumps sandpaper like all over body, but has no fever or no sore throat.
I have these small red bumps all over my arm, and they are getting worse. Also, can this rash effect the heart? Do rashes affect pain in arm veins?
Impossible to say: How can you expect an answer when one cannot even visualize the rash? See a dermatologist. It is highly unlikely that the rash is associated with cardiac issues. ...Read more
No: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be pediatric evaluation. ...Read more
My daughter has small red bumps all over her body. Injection site of last immunization bruised, swelling with bumps in it?
Allergic reaction?: Red, raised bumps are most commonly a sign of an allergic reaction. Swelling and bruising is not unexpected at the site of any injection, however. If there are any signs of difficulty breathing or fever, then a personal evaluation would be prudent. If she is otherwise normal, observe and contact pediatrician if it does not resolve. Report the reaction to the pediatrician. ...Read more
Had an upset stomach (tight, gurgling) & diarrhea for 2-3 days. Now have very small red bumps all over body, mildly itchy. Not sure how to alleviate?
My boyfriend has small red bumps that seem to spread to different areas of his body and itch only sometimes. Is it a rash or something different?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause small red bumps. It is helpful that they seem to move and not stay around long. It could be as simple as skin irritation from a soap, detergent, dryer sheet or lotion he is using. Removing products with dyes and perfumes can often improve this type of rash. If it persists, try a good hypoallergenic emollient cream and see your doctor if it continues. ...Read more
Will it be possible that the lotion you are using is the cause of rashes/small red bumps on your skin?
Certainly!: Any skin care product can cause a reaction. If you have a new rash after changing products, then stop that product. ...Read more
What do the rashes look like if someone has been infected with hiv? Are they small red bumps that look like insect bites that itch?
For the past three years I've been getting rashes on both of my hands only in the month of May. They're small red bumps that are very itchy and they b?
Hi im tasha I recently started getting small red bumps that look as if there rashes on my face by my forehead and cheek area and it's itchy.
Facial rash: Small red bumps on face typically represent a rash. Rashes can be caused by many things such a virus, food allergies, contact allergies and more. If it persists for more than several days I recommend dermatology evaluation. Try to pinpoint what may have caused the rash. Topical corticosteroid creams may help ...Read more
Yes: Newborns often have a red rash, which may be bumpy or even look like little pimples, called "erythema toxicum." sounds scary, but means nothing and will go away on its own. Heat rash can cause little red bumps. If you're not sure of the cause, have your doc take a look. (especially if they have any other symptoms.). ...Read more
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
I have small, red bumps all over my top & bottom lips since April 9th. Today it's May 1st and they're still there. They get worse when I use vaseline.
Well: Can be rash or reaction to something or can be tiny blood vessel's. Examination is required with photograph on HealthTap or in person with a primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
What does it mean when a baby's skin breaks out in small red bumps all over? Kinda like an allergic reaction.
Infantile eczema: Allergies, rule out change in detergents or food consumption. Baby eczema (infant eczema or atopic dermatitis) appears in about 10% to15% of children. It shows up as patches of red skin.Skin is almost always itchy, dry, and rough. Dry skin, irritants, and allergens causes. Usually outgrow condition. Treatment with daily warm baths, not hot, no bubble baths, soaps, use moisturizer on skin after bath. ...Read more
My 3yr old son who has spina bifida broke out with small red bumps all over his skin and he is not itching what can that be?
I have small red bumps all over my stomach and it has spread to my wrist and thighs, they itch bad?
Rash: See your dermatologist or family doctor. There are many causes fr rashes. If it is spreading and getting worse you should get it diagnosed in order to receive treatment. ...Read more
My son is 8 years old, is covered in small, red bumps all over his stomach, back, chest and arms. They don't itch and he has no other symptoms.
Evaluation: You should take him to his doctor to be evaluated and find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
My husband seems to be having an allergic reaction to something but we haven t changed soap laundry detergent etc he has small red bumps all over his face the inside crook of one elbow his genitals and a patch on each thigh he is taking Benadryl but doesn
Dermatitis: Sounds like dermatitis to me as well, and thinking of laundry or personal care products is smart. May have become allergic to things that he was not prior, or maybe something you are not thinking about. Be suspicious of any new medications as well. Consider using hypoallergenic soaps and a topical Hydrocortisone cream and if persists seek some help from a derm. ...Read more
My husband has a rash on his back that flares up and sometimes it itches. But not always. Its just small red bumps. Why?
Depending where you live or your husbands activities, small red papules can become inflamed and pruritic. Usually this can be treated with a perscription wash and gentle exfoliation to minimize the discomfort.
You should see a dermatologist to have the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Rash on my 6 year old daugther. Small red bumps. In small patches itching and some swelling with it. Not sure what it could be and how to help her
After gym work or any exercise, my cheek breaks out in small red bumps, like heat rash or something similar, please help?
I have a rash on one of my arms and I've had it for 2 days. Its a bunch of small red bumps and it feels like its on fire when I itch it.
Red vesicular rash: 18 year old with painful burning vesicles on arm. Get a full medical history and in person physical exam ASAP. You can try a consult in your area as well. If the rash is itchy (pruritic) and painful you need to give more history. The differential is large and it could be anything from zoster to contact dermatitis to chiggers or a reaction to insect bites, bedbugs, or scabies. A picture=1k words. ...Read more
I have been experiencing itching without a rash followed by a burning sensation, crawling feeling underneath skin and small red bumps. Help please!
Red bumps: If the red bumps clear within a day, they may be hives caused by an allergic reaction to something internal (example=food) or external by something coming in contact with your body. If the bumps persist for a few days, insect bites could be the culprit. Taking antihistamine like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin (nondrowsy) helps. See a dermatologist or allergist as needed. ...Read more
What can cause a mild rash on the thighs closer to the knee. Doesn't happen often but when it does it burns like small red bumps. On a male.
I have a small, localized rash on my lower back. It looks similar to a heat rash (lots of small red bumps), but does not burn or itch. What is it?
Rash: It should be looked at. Get it checked out. ...Read more
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