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I have frequent head aches (daily), and migraines that I'm not prone too! I now have red blotches on my skin that don't itch and aren't raised! ?

I have frequent head aches (daily), and migraines that I'm not prone too! I now have red blotches on my skin that don't itch and aren't raised! ?

See your doctor for: Answers. Your physical exam and possible lab tests if waranted will help answer your question to rule out possible thyroid issues, food allergies, secondary trauma issues (serous fluid) versus allergic rhinitis (season allergy) or something else? ...Read more

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My skin is extremely itchy and hot, and tiny bumps and red/purple/black blotchy bruises appeare after it stops itching. What could it be? Please help?

My skin is extremely itchy and hot, and tiny bumps and red/purple/black blotchy bruises appeare after it stops itching. What could it be? Please help?

Need eval: You should see your pcp and get further evaluation. There are many things causing itchiness on skin from dry skin, skin allergy, skin infection, drugs, diabetes, kidney disease, certain primary bone marrow problems etc. Get yourself checked. ...Read more

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My skin itches whenever I play sports like basketball even when exposed to sun, red spots appear in my skin and itches. Please help me. Thanks!

My skin itches whenever I play sports like basketball even when exposed to sun, red spots appear in my skin and itches. Please help me. Thanks!

Conditioning: It is usually felt to be a histamine response. In my experience, it seems to happen to people who do not exercise regularly. So regular exercise and conditioning and doing a good warm up before playing can sometimes help. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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My skin itches so bad everywhere even where my penis area it be bumps and red spots on my stomach out of the blue it is something wrong with the insid?

My skin itches so bad everywhere even where my penis area it be bumps and red spots on my stomach out of the blue it is something wrong with the insid?

More info needed: Rashes require a proper history and physical. If you can provide pictures or have a full exam by your doctor you are more likely to have a proper diagnosis. Good luck ...Read more

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I have a red blotch on my inner thighs it itches. Just noticed yesterday I'm worried about it please help me.?

I have a red blotch on my inner thighs it itches. Just noticed yesterday I'm worried about it please help me.?

Fungus?: It might be a fungal infection. Try some over the counter anti fun gals like Clotrimazole or terbanifine. If it doesn't go away, please haven someone look at it

good luck! ...Read more

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I have an insect bite that has caused a red blotch about 2 inches by 3 inches and itches for about 5 days any ideas of what this could be?

I have an insect bite that has caused a red blotch about 2 inches by 3 inches and itches for about 5 days any ideas of what this could be?

Insect bite: Sounds like local allergic reaction to the insect bite, if the area of redness is not spreading and does not feel warmer than the surrounding normal skin then just apply over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream and take appropriate dose of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to stop the reaction and itching. If any tenderness or warmth then chance of secondary infection and needs to be seen by physician. ...Read more

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I have had this irritation on my hand for a few weeks. Its first started as little itchy red bumps now its a big red blotch that itches when I wash my?

I have had this irritation on my hand for a few weeks. Its first started as little itchy red bumps now its a big red blotch that itches when I wash my?

Hard to say: Difficult question without a picture, but hand eczema can look like this and is common. Usually pretty itchy but can get painful if there are cracks or open skin. Treatment is topical mid potency steroids and avoidance of irritants. ...Read more

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Noticed that this rash is red, small little bumps, and it's kinda blotchy on both of my breasts and it itches. What does this sound like?

Noticed that this rash is red, small little bumps, and it's kinda blotchy on both of my breasts and it itches. What does this sound like?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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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I have a horrible rash on my crotch, testicles and it is now in between my buttocks. It is red and blotchy, and burns and itches terribly.

I have a horrible rash on my crotch, testicles and it is now in between my buttocks. It is red and blotchy, and burns and itches terribly.

Fungal infection: What you described suggests a fungal infection, like ringworm or jock itch. You may try over the counter medication for ringworm, like Lamisil. If that does not resolve the issue in a week or so, it would be prudent to see a doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I have a red blotchy rash around my vaginal area particularly between each lip and my leg. It itches and sometimes burns and I've noticed one bump.

I have a red blotchy rash around my vaginal area particularly between each lip and my leg. It itches and sometimes burns and I've noticed one bump.

See doctor: If you are sexually active, what you described is consistent with herpes and may be other sexually transmitted infection. It would be prudent to see a doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you.
Wish you good health! ...Read more

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Skin itch (no redness) started 2 yrs ago, feet & hands, then scrotum. It comes & goes. Now it itches more, puffy eyes and redness on neck. What is it?

Rash: Might be hives which look like a mosquito bite which are red, raised and intensely itchy. They can pop up on any part of the body. But I don't like the rash spreading to the scrotum. Maybe it should be seen just to be safe. ...Read more

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What is red ichy welps on your stomache and arms my husband has red blotchy itchy welps on his stomach and arms nothing seems to help it benadryle or itch cream he's miserable he itches all the time

What is red ichy welps on your stomache and arms my husband has red blotchy itchy welps on his stomach and arms nothing seems to help it benadryle or itch cream he's miserable he itches all the time

Very: Very difficult to tell without a clinical examination, but possiblities include hives, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, or other possibilities. See a picture and read about treatment options for hives (and the other conditions) at the link below. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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I've been developing a skin colored rash on the outer edges of my hands every evening. It itches, so I've been using hydrocortisone cream. No redness.

I've been developing a skin colored rash on the outer edges of my hands every evening. It itches, so I've been using hydrocortisone cream. No redness.

See details: These questions are impossible to answer without being able to visualize the rash. If you are concerned, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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My skin itches and inflames and becomes red in winters?

My skin itches and inflames and becomes red in winters?

Dry skin: Place moisturizer every morning after you shower. Most likely the dry skin you are getting is from the lack of moisture in winter. This is common. Use a quality moisturizer often. ...Read more

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Red patch on the skin. It itches.

Red patch on the skin. It itches.

Find the cause: There are a number of causes for a localized rash that itches- ranging from contact dermatitis to local fungus infections to poison ivy - the list goes on. See your physician for an evaluation and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My skin itches and it's red. What should I do?

Moisturize: This depends of what is the cause of itching. In general, itching is a sign of inflammation. This could be a result of medications, allergic exposure, or infection. Moisturizer and Hydrocortisone creams over-the-counter generally helps relieve some itch. However, if the cause of the problem is still present, you will continue to itch. If your itch persists, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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When I I have an elevated emotion state my skin feels like I got insulation on it. For a few minutes Burns and itches and becomes red?

Emotional Turmoil: Elevated emotion can be- Upsetness, Anger, Excitement, or Anxiety with restlessness.
Symptoms occurring when you have elevated emotion, and only for few minutes of skin burning, itching and becoming red seem to indicate stress in interpersonal relationships.
Itching may be due to Allergy or Dermatitis. See Dermatologist
See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis of Anxiety or Depression; and Therapy ...Read more

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I wake up to a little bump that itches badly and turns into a brownish circle by the end of the day and skin around it turns red and warm?

I wake up to a little bump that itches badly and turns into a brownish circle by the end of the day and skin around it turns red and warm?

Skin discoloration: Should be examined by your doctor. If it is changing in color, texture, temperature and it itches I recommend getting seen as soon as you can. You will likely need a skin biopsy to give you a correct diagnosis and treatment plan! ...Read more