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Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised . Red bumps are elevations ...Read more


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What causes red rash on lower legs small red raised bumps, thickest at ankles, but spreading upward

What causes red rash on lower legs small red raised bumps, thickest at ankles, but spreading upward

Many possible causes: 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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What are little painful bumps red with white heaad that break out on legs?

What are little painful bumps red with white heaad that break out on legs?

Folliculitis: I'd say one of the most common causes of what you're describing is folliculitis which is inflammation around the hair follicles. These can be red with tiny whiteheads, and often appear after shaving, scratching, or even vigorous rubbing from clothes like jeans. Sometimes it takes a course of antibiotics to clear it up. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are little red painful itchy bumps on neck?

What are little red painful itchy bumps on neck?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?

There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?

Possible: Some people can get a "heat rash" that worsens when the skin is hot and usually gets better when cooled. However, to really be certain you should have this problem examined. ...Read more

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28 male smoker raised bumps on hard palate tiny red dots in rough texture appearance red and white pigments any ideas. Not sore or painfull?

28 male smoker raised bumps on hard palate tiny red dots in rough texture appearance red and white pigments any ideas. Not sore or painfull?

Nicotine Stomatitis: All tissues will respond to repeated attacks by mounting a defense. Smoking exposes the mouth to heat, the chemicals and the vapors of burning tobacco & can cause changes in the appearance. These changes can indicate the beginnings of oral cancer or be completely benign. Only a dentist can tell for sure and may reccommend a biopsy of the area to be certain so you need to have it checked right away. ...Read more

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What causes this rash, red bumps and little black lines that look like scabs?

What causes this rash, red bumps and little black lines that look like scabs?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!

Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!

Irritant: This appears to be an irritant reaction. Check on the products you have been using on your face or even oral products. Are you using teeth-whitening tooth paste? How about mouth-wash introduced prior to onset of the lip problem? ...Read more

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Tiny red bumps that itch and seem to be spreading down both of my arms?

Tiny red bumps that itch and seem to be spreading down both of my arms?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes red little spots raised and are pimple like? Doesn't itch.

What causes red little spots raised and are pimple like? Doesn't itch.

Red spots: Where, how many, duration, change with time, size etc would help diagnose this; as is insufficient information, Upload a picture for better help ...Read more

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There are dry rough patches on the sides of my nose down to my mouth & chin. It's not red white or itchy. Just rough skin. It suddenly appeared. Help?

There are dry rough patches on the sides of my nose down to my mouth & chin. It's not red white or itchy. Just rough skin. It suddenly appeared. Help?

Dermatitis: See a dermatologist for examination and treatment. Eczema are common skin condition and can occur in healthy young people! ...Read more

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Little cut on leg no pus but rash with little bumps around it?

Little cut on leg no pus but rash with little bumps around it?

Using neosporin?: If you are using neosporin on your cut, you are likely having some allergic reaction to the neosporin--a very commom, yet overlooked condition. I would stop that, keep the skn/wpund dry with a little rubbing alcohol 3-4x/day for a few days and you should be good. If not better, call your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Itchy red rash looks like petichiae (pink red pin spots) raises up when itched.Crook of elbow-bicep-stomach. Platelets are 160-230. Do petich. Itch?

Platelet count ok: You should not get symptoms of low platlets until your count drops to around 50 also petichiae in general do not itch. You probably have a fungal rash based on the location, but could be allergies as well. See your doc. ...Read more

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Red inflamed patch near vagina, slightly raised bumps that look like hives, a little itchy. No bumps or blisters on vaginal lips or anus. What is it?

Red inflamed patch near vagina, slightly raised bumps that look like hives, a little itchy.  No bumps or blisters on vaginal lips or anus. What is it?

Unknown : Lumps, bumps, and blisters on the labia or the genitals need to be evaluated by physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. What you are describing is concerning for herpes or syphilis though. These two infections need to be ruled out by a doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy microscopic red spots on chest. No bumps or anything raised, just spots in a patch. Itchy and burning.

Itchy microscopic red spots on chest. No bumps or anything raised, just spots in a patch. Itchy and burning.

Rash: This mild, itchy eruption may be an allergic reaction to jewelry,clothing ,cosmetics,or perfumes. Apply a cortisone type cream. It no improvement see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have been on my period for 16 days now! Is that normal? Also after I shaved red bumps appeared down there. How do I get rid of them?

I have been on my period for 16 days now! Is that normal? Also after I shaved red bumps appeared down there. How do I get rid of them?

Abnormal period: Your period is abnormally long at 16 days and if this is a constant occurrence, a GYN MD or clinic needs to find out why with an appointment. The red bumps can also be evaluated at that visit. ...Read more

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What can be done to prevent red bumps after shaving down there?

What can be done to prevent red bumps after shaving down there?

Electric shaver: I would recommend to use electric shaver with good shaving cream to eliminate the bumps after shaving. I think that razor blade is very hard for that area that you inquire about. ...Read more

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I got red bumps up and down my legs what is it ?

I got red bumps up and down my legs what is it ?

Not sure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a blood draw and woke up the next morning with small little red bumps up and down my arm with blood drawn. I am also pregnant. Should I worry?

I had a blood draw and woke up the next morning with small little red bumps up and down my arm with blood drawn. I am also pregnant. Should I worry?

Allergic reaction: Without seeing you- this is probably a reaction to either the disinfectant or bandage. No harm to your baby. ...Read more

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I have a little red cystic bump on the right side of my chin, every couple of months it flares up into a huge red bump then goes down to a little bump again. Why wont it ever fully go away?

I have a little red  cystic bump on the right side of my chin, every  couple of months it flares up into a huge red bump then goes down to a little bump again. Why wont it ever fully go away?

The cyst remains...: It will be easier to make recommendations after an md examines you, but most likely the lesion never goes away because the cyst itself below the skin remains. It is like a little bag of debris that gets infected. If/when the cyst is removed the lesion will not recur. ...Read more

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What does it mean if whenever i shave down there it's always super stubbly and i get red bumps? Any tips?

What does it mean if whenever i shave down there it's always super stubbly and i get red bumps? Any tips?

Maybe folliculitis: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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I found little red bumps in the front of my down there area, i'm not sure what they are and they're making me quite nervous. There are only three.

I found little red bumps in the front of my down there area, i'm not sure what they are and they're making me quite nervous. There are only three.

Bumps : A number of conditions including molluscum contagiosum , genital warts and folliculitis are all commonly found in this area. See a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis and treatment as some of these conditions are contagious. ...Read more

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I shaved my butt 4months ago and I sit down 10 hours a day at work. I've notced small red bumps on my buttocks no pain no itch at all. What is it?

I shaved my butt 4months ago and I sit down 10 hours a day at work. I've notced small red bumps on my buttocks no pain no itch at all. What is it?

Ingrown Hairs: Depending on how curly or wavy you hair is, these could be small ingrown hairs called folliculosis. Using a loofra or a body brush on your buttock when showering or bathing may help relieve them as you hair grows back above the surface of your skin. ...Read more

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I shaved my pubic hairs yesterday red bumps showed in the area it now hurts.I first used scisors to cut it down.I then to use hair clipers.Then a razo?

I shaved my pubic hairs yesterday red bumps showed in the area it now hurts.I first used scisors to cut it down.I then to use hair clipers.Then a razo?

Folliculitis: U most likely have either ingrown hairs or infection in the hair follicles secondary to shaving too closely or from scissors or clippers that weren't sterile. If there are just a few small spots, they usually clear with warm compresses, but see a doctor if they are painful, large, and multiple. You may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Tiny red bumps that itch and seem to be spreading down both of my arms?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Clear skin down there before I shaved and the next day I have a couple red bumps. Not sure if I'm having a recurrent herpes outbreak ?

Clear skin down there before I shaved and the next day I have a couple red bumps. Not sure if I'm having a recurrent herpes outbreak ?

Could be...: Because this happened the day after shaving, the most likely diagnosis is razor burn - especially if there are only a few bumps. But if you have a history of herpes, it could be a recurrent outbreak and the timing with the shaving was just a coincidence. Razor burn should not get worse in the next couple of days but a herpes outbreak might. ...Read more

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I have a friend who has extremely painful red bumps spreading from what he thinks are several bites on the back of his neck down his left arm.

I have a friend who has extremely painful red bumps spreading from what he thinks are several bites on the back of his neck down his left arm.

Bacterial infection: What you describes sounds suspicious for a bacterial infection of the skin. It is important to have a doctor examine the rash to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more