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Doctor insights on: Red Bumps On Belly During Pregnancy

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I am seven months pregnant and have itchy red bumps on my abdomen. Is this related to my pregnancy or just a coincidence?

I am seven months pregnant and have itchy red bumps on my abdomen. Is this related to my pregnancy or just a coincidence?

Maybe!: This could be a contact allergy, a folliculitis (infection around hair follicles), or puppp. Puppp is a pregnancy related condition where itchy red bumps start in the stretch marks. They can join to form larger itchy plaques. Puppp usually occurs around 35 weeks but can start earlier. Treatment is usually aimed at the symptoms. None of those conditions are dangerous. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take homeopathy during pregnancy and im 3month. Becouse I have itchy skin get red bumps all over my body. Cant tolerate. Almost everyday?

Is it safe to take homeopathy during pregnancy and im 3month. Becouse I have itchy skin get red bumps all over my body. Cant tolerate. Almost everyday?

You are a victim: Homeopathy is a SCAM. There is never any benefit except as a placebo. The purveyors of these useless but expensive products prey on people who are without benefit of modern, scientific medical knowledge. Best advise is to THROW IT AWAY. ...Read more

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Red bumps on back of tongue sign of pregnancy?

Red bumps on back of tongue sign of pregnancy?

No: They are most likely your taste buds (circumvallate papillae in this case). ...Read more

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Small freckle like red bumps on legs early sign of pregnancy?

Small freckle like red bumps on legs early sign of pregnancy?

Not a sign: This is not a sign of pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test if you are uncertain. There can be skin changes with pregnancy but most often they involve increase in pigmentation around the nipples and in the midline on the belly. ...Read more

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Pregnancy rash what is it? Started in belly button then random bumps not red unless scrached some small clusters very itchy. Now spotty hands

Pregnancy rash what is it? Started in belly button then random bumps not red unless scrached some small clusters very itchy. Now spotty hands

PUPPP: Pruritic and urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy - now you know why it's called the puppp rash. It's a skin change in pregnancy without an obvious cause, but felt to be related to pregnancy hormones. Topical, or sometime oral, steroids are used to alleviate symptoms. ...Read more

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My wife has a rash and it goes away an comes back little red bumps on belly legs some on he back ect took her to ER and doc thought it was follicits?

My wife has a rash and it goes away an comes back little red bumps on belly legs some on he back ect took her to ER and doc thought it was follicits?

Not folliculitis: I doubt if it is folliculitis and spontaneously resolves. If they are itchy and last only a short time especially after exercise, sweating or hot showers may be a form of hives called cholinergic urticaria. Need to see a physician who takes a more complete history. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has clustered red bumps on her chest and belly that appeared out of no where and she is itching them?

My 2 year old has clustered red bumps on her chest and belly that appeared out of no where and she is itching them?

Rash: Likely bites but if fluid filled and not immunized, think of chickenpox. Generally this is associated with other symptoms. Treat symptomatically and send a picture. That will help with the diagnosis. All the best. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on my lower abdomen and inner thighs?

I have small red bumps on my lower abdomen and inner thighs?

Rash: The best thing to do is get these evaluated by your doctor. We have a hard time telling what they are without examining you. ...Read more

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I have red bumps around my belly button and they go around in a circle around my belly button and it's extremely itchy?

I have red bumps around my belly button and they go around in a circle around my belly button and it's extremely itchy?

See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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I have small little red bumps on stomach. They don't itch and they aren't in any kind of patches just on my belly. I am currently pregnant?

I have small little red bumps on stomach. They don't itch and they aren't in any kind of patches just on my belly. I am currently pregnant?

Unsure: There are several skin conditions that arise during pregnancy - most are benign and only require treatment if there is discomfort associated. You should have your doctor take a look at your next appointment. ...Read more

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I have fine red bumps that itch around and inside my belly button and wanted to know what that could be and what could cause it?

I have fine red bumps that itch around and inside my belly button and wanted to know what that could be and what could cause it?

See below: Do you have a metal belt buckle that rubs over the area? If so, nickel dermatitis could be a cause. Recommend getting seen as rashes are notoriously hard to diagnoses without seeing them. ...Read more

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Small Red Bumps in belly button, Discharge, started last night. No recent injury, No surgery ever. What could it be?

Get it evaluated.: These symptoms sound like you could have and infection - With the discharge and a change in the skin, you should get it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have what looks like a heat rash covering belly chest and back, is this heat rash or could it be something else? All the red bumps are raised

I have what looks like a heat rash covering belly chest and back, is this heat rash or could it be something else? All the red bumps are raised

See below: Heat Rash (Miliaria) occurs from blockage of sweat glands. Excessive sweating leads to overhydration of the outer layer of the skin, which is composed of dead cells. The excess accumulation of dead cells blocks the sweat glands and cause sweat to accumulate under the skin. This causes small papules (bumps) and vesicles (tiny blisters) to
appear appear. SEE:. http://bit. Ly/1CW6vnd ...Read more

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What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.

What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.

Red itchy bumps: Do you have a belly button ring or a belt could be allergic reaction to nickle take out the ring/ belt and use zyrtec (cetirizine) or benedryl at night (no driving with benedryl), or a skin infection called folliculitis may respond to bacitracin, from sweat/heat, f/u with doc urgent care ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

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