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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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I have red bumps on the back of my forearm to my elbow and swollen hands and fingers, what is this and treatment?

I have red bumps on the back of my forearm to my elbow and swollen hands and fingers, what is this and treatment?

Red bumps and finger: Swelling can mean a lot of things but a common problem on the elbow and extensor surface of the forearmm that can be associated woth sudden finger swelling or knuckle arthritis especially the distal joints near the finger tips is psorasis and psoriatic arthritis. Onset of rashes and joint swelling needs to be evaluated in person by a medical provider. ...Read more

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10 days before the 40th birthday I could not move out of bed. Something was wrong with my back in the upper region toward my neck.....?

10 days before the 40th birthday I could not move out of bed. Something was wrong with my back in the upper region toward my neck.....?

1)Herniated neck disc with: extrusion onto the spinal cord with radiculopathy 2)Presbyopia 3)R/O Dermatomyositis for knuckle bumps and rash on face/chest-Does sunlight make it worse? 4)Esophageal spasm from chronic GERD 5)Menopause You have multiple medical problems requiring a thorough work-up.Try calling your local Health Department,Red Cross, or County Medical Society about discounted clinics or Social Security Office about health benefits.I hope this is helpful.You also may contact a Health Tap doctor near your area about the above.All the best. ...Read more

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I have these two red bumps on my elbow and they itch really bad . I thought they were mosquito bites but i don't think so anymore. What could it be?

I have these two red bumps on my elbow and they itch really bad . I thought they were mosquito bites but i don't think so anymore. What could it be?

Rash: Allergic localized reaction to something your elbow is coming in contact with it scabies a mite that causes itching.Trk cortisone creme over counter twice a day for 5days if better allergy. If no better or recurs see family md for scrapinp and further evaluation. ...Read more

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My daughter is 3 years old and came home with little red bumps on her elbow that she says don't hurt or itch. They look like warts but i'm not sure. ?

My daughter is 3 years old and came home with little red bumps on her elbow that she says don't hurt or itch. They look like warts but i'm not sure. ?

Mollusca?: Probably mollusca contagiosum, a common skin wart variant seen in many small children frequently. Benign and unnecessary to treat unless they become infected. I've included a picture with the typical appearance of mollusca. ...Read more

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I have these red bumps on my elbow? Mrsa?

I have these red bumps on my elbow? Mrsa?

Possible: See your family doctor asap for diagnosis and recommended treatment. ...Read more

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Red bumps on my elbows and knuckles, what are they?

Red bumps on my elbows and knuckles, what are they?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the little red bumps on my elbow around my burn ?

Folliculitis: This may be skin irritation from the burn or folliculitis, but the bumps could also be unrelated to the burn. I would see your dermatologist to have this evaluated. ...Read more