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Recurring 3-8 months itchy bump butt crack/tailbone when wipe to keep dry painful, use hydrocortisone/lotrimin 2-4 week gone but returns what could be?

Recurring 3-8 months itchy bump butt crack/tailbone when wipe to keep dry painful, use hydrocortisone/lotrimin 2-4 week gone but returns what could be?

Hard to say: Your cream contains both a cortisone (which nonspecifically suppresses inflammation even from an infection) and an anti-fungal. Thus it is hard to tell as to which ingredient had worked for you. If this problem keeps on returning, it'd be wise to ask your doctor to check this out for you. ...Read more

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I have a reoccurring hard bump on the right side of my mons pubis. The bump is kind of tender & hurts when I press on it & super itchy. What is it?

I have a reoccurring hard bump on the right side of my mons pubis. The bump is kind of tender & hurts when I press on it & super itchy. What is it?

Get in: This could be a lymph node, a cyst or another typer of mass. I recommend that you get in to have the lump evaluated by your physician to make sure it is not something serious. In the meantime, you can place some heat on the area and see if it gives you some relief. Take care. ...Read more

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Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.

Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: It may occur as a single episode but it often runs a chronic course at the same spot. See your PCP for definitive diagnosis and treatment or referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps on vagina. Sometimes they puss or bleed. Never been sexually active. They dry up sometimes then get itchy. Reoccurring as well. Any ideas?

Itchy bumps on vagina. Sometimes they puss or bleed. Never been sexually active. They dry up sometimes then get itchy. Reoccurring as well. Any ideas?

Contact rash: Hi. I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher, a pedi MD with health tap.
You can apply 1% over the counter hydrocortisone.
twice a day for itchy bumps. Often with sweating can occur. If worsens or persists, get further evaluation with
GYN MD. ...Read more

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Reoccurring rashes. Only on arms. Started out flat, not itchy & looked like pattern of sweater I was wearing. New rash is tiny little red bumps. Ideas?

Reoccurring rashes. Only on arms. Started out flat, not itchy & looked like pattern of sweater I was wearing. New rash is tiny little red bumps. Ideas?

Allergic reaction: If within few hours to days, likely allergic reaction, avoid this fabric. Wash well, dry, try antihistamine like diphenhydramine as directed, topical otc steroid cream, if ever little pustules[whiteheads] could be secondary infection/folliculitis, need antibiotic. could be fungus if fine lightertonedcolor and flakes[ tinea versicolor], need selenium sulfide lotion, otc or see dr for ketoconazol ...Read more

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I have severe itchy pink bumps?

I have severe itchy pink bumps?

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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What can an itchy bump by the butt hole be?

What can an itchy bump by the butt hole be?

I am not sure?: A hemorrhoid is one possibility. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Itchy bump on anu that's been there for a year. What should I do?

Itchy bump on anu that's been there for a year. What should I do?

Hemorrhoid?: Probably a hemorrhoid. See a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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What is itchy clusters of bumps on peins with wate-like inside the bumps?

What is itchy clusters of bumps on peins with wate-like inside the bumps?

Vesicles: Small water/ fluid filled bumps on skin may be vesicles. Vesicles are often viral rashes and and may be a symptom of genital herpes. Please see your doctor as rash may be contagious. ...Read more

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I'm getting bumps that are itchy and squishy everywhere throughout the day. They are everywhere! What are they? They aren't bites.

Key question: red?: Squishy, itchy bumps that are also red are very suggestive of hives--a manifestation of allergies. If they are not red, it may be more suggestive of pityriasis alba/a fungal infection or keratosis pilaris. Best to have a dermatologist look at them for diagnosis and treatment. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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When my bf naked back gets into contact to almost anything it gets itchy and these small bumps appear in the multitude. Any recommendations?

When my bf naked back gets into contact to almost anything it gets itchy and these small bumps appear in the multitude. Any recommendations?

Hives: This sounds like dermatographic urticaria. It is a histamine response which causes itchy rashes. Antihistamines can help. Occasionally one can find the trigger, but most of the time it is unknown. A pcp, allergist, or dermatologist may help. ...Read more

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I have 1 small itchy bump that won't go away. Thought it was a bug bite, but it's been weeks. When I scratch, it becomes ashy around the bump.?

I have 1 small itchy bump that won't go away. Thought it was a bug bite, but it's been weeks. When I scratch, it becomes ashy around the bump.?

Have it evaluated.: It is possible that there might be a small smoldering infection in the center of that lesion. Either way if it will not go away then see your dr. As some skin cancers may present that way and can be treated easily through excision. Have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have random itchy clear bumps that pop up all over my body and itch like crazy then go away, but as soon as one is gone seems like more pop up?

I have random itchy clear bumps that pop up all over my body and itch like crazy then go away, but as soon as one is gone seems like more pop up?

The random rash can: Be difficult. How long has this occurred? Your description makes it sound like a new problem, full body. Any new medications? If not that u may be coming into contact with something "contact dermatitis". There is a condition called idiopathic urticaria where people break out due to stress. Try behadryl at night and Claritin (loratadine) with a med called tagamet (also blocks histamine) during the day. ...Read more

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I have weird mysterious itchy bumps, should I be concerned?

I have weird mysterious itchy bumps, should I be concerned?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps on rectal area?

Itchy bumps on rectal area?

See a doctor: See a doctor and get it checked ...Read more

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How to remove an anal itchy bump?

How to remove an anal itchy bump?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My son has small itchy bumps that hurt?

My son has small itchy bumps that hurt?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Looks like a scratch then gets itchy bumps?

Looks like a scratch then gets itchy bumps?

Dermographism: See a dermatologist. If it is distressing, try cetirazine (Zyrtec) 10mg. Start at 1 a day. Sometimes it can make you sleepy, in which case you can change to loratadine (Claratin). Sometimes it takes 2 or 3 a day. The generic is the same, only costs less. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps in a row, what could they be?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause itchy bumps. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bunch of itchy bumps help?

Itchy bumps: They need to be examined to determine what they are, you can apply a topical steroid cream until you see your doctor ...Read more

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Itchy and painful bumps an inch above my butthole?

Itchy and painful bumps an inch above my butthole?

Pimples vs herpes vs: Rash/eczema or skin infection ; if grapelike clusters like little vesicals[teardrops] on a red base could be herpes if sexually active especially if anal sex. it is like the sensation before fever blisters on the lips; tingling then bumps. Maynot be this at all; simple pimples, boils, less likely. If gets wrose see urgent care or dermatologist for lancing and drainage; always was well/scrub ...Read more

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Flesh bump on front area below waist and itchy. .?

Flesh bump on front area below waist and itchy. .?

Ganglion Cyst: A ganglion cyst is the most common type of mass, representing about 50% of all hand and wrist lumps and bumps. The tough lining of the small joints of the wrist forms a small pouch, and joint fluid collects within it. Ganglion cysts can also form as pouches off a tendon sheath or a knuckle joint; these are called mucous cysts. ...Read more

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What causes white itchy bumps to appear on the body?

What causes white itchy bumps to appear on the body?

Could be an: Allergic reaction to something you have been exposed to, sometimes called hives. Please see your doc so it can be identified, treated, and you can figure out what to avoid if necessary. A more extreme version of this can close your throat so please get checked. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Itchy brown bumps on back of thighs what could it be?

Itchy brown bumps on back of thighs what could it be?

Keratosis pilaris: It might be keratosis pilaris, a condition in which the tiny hair follicles are plugged. It happens on the backs of people's upper arms, the backs of their thighs, and their buttocks. If it's kp, you can try over the counter cerave sa lotion twice daily to improve it, although you will never cure it. Kp is just the way your skin grows. ...Read more

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Bumps on my itchy elbows don't go away! What do I do?

Bumps on my itchy elbows don't go away! What do I do?

Hyperkeratosis: When skin thickens on the elbows and knees it gets bumpy, rough and sometimes itch. This is best treated with a skin exfoliating cream. There are over-the-counter creams with 12% ammonium lactate to start with. However, sometimes you may need a prescription cream to help those really stubborn spots. ...Read more

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What could cause small itchy bumps on my child's back?

What could cause small itchy bumps on my child's back?

Itchy rashes...: Do have a large differential diagnoses in Pediatrics...from insect bites to infectious...like scabies.Only through a physical and history examination the diagnosis can be established. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

Nickel allergy: Nickel allergy from the snaps on blue jeans or a metal belt buckle is a common cause of an itchy red rash near the umbilicus (belly button). A dermatologist or allergist can confirm using an allergy patch test. ...Read more

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What could cause itchy bumps that are spreading very fast?

What could cause itchy bumps that are spreading very fast?

Hives of rash: There are many causes, and it is best to be seen by a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have white itchy bumps that at appering all over my body?

I have white itchy bumps that at appering all over my body?

This rash would: Need to visualized (with a medical history) to provide you with a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have non itchy flesh color bumps that leave spots when the go away?

Need more info: There are lots of conditions that will do that. Need to know the time frame and temporal evolution of the bumps then pallor and size and texture would be most helpful. Pictures would even be better. ...Read more

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Itchy bump on anus that has been there for a year. What could this be?

Itchy bump on anus that has been there for a year. What could this be?

Long list: The shape, size, color and texture of the "bump" would be important in making the diagnosis. Has it grown in size? Is there any pain, bleeding or drainage? You should have your doctor examine the bump. ...Read more

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My son has bumps and red stiking he's been itchy horrible. He's only three?

My son has bumps and red stiking he's been itchy horrible. He's only three?

Allergic rash: Your son seems to have allergic reaction of skin with bumps and itching. He might have got reaction to either food, medicine or bug bite while being out sides the house. Consult your doctor for treatment. You may try to give benadryl (diphenhydramine) and apply 1% Hydrocortisone for rash. ...Read more