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I have red bumps on my upper leg. They don't itch or hurt?

I have red bumps on my upper leg. They don't itch or hurt?

Monitor situation: Without seeing your leg it is difficult to determine what if anything this might be. I would say you should continue to monitor the situation. If they start to itch or get bigger than have a physician look at it. ...Read more

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


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Red bumps on arms and legs don't itch and is not acne. Any ideas?

Red bumps on arms and legs don't itch and is not acne. Any ideas?

Not certain: 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 have red bumps/ pimple like on my arms, some on legs and feet. It itches. What's the cause of this?

I have red bumps/ pimple like on my arms, some on legs and feet. It itches. What's the cause of this?

Keratosis pilaris: Rubra. Keratosis pilaris occurs when the human body produces excess amounts of the skin protein keratin, resulting in the formation of small, raised bumps in the skin often with surrounding redness. Harmless. See a dermatologist if concerned. ...Read more

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Constant itchiness from red bumps for over a month, on hands/arms/thighs/legs (is not getting better, itches everyday), what could it be?

Constant itchiness from red bumps for over a month, on hands/arms/thighs/legs (is not getting better, itches everyday), what could it be?

Many possibilities: The only way to find out is to have a doctor look at the rash. If you tried over the counter itch cream and it hasn't cleared this up, it's getting worse and a month has gone by, call to see your doctor. ...Read more

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My two year old son has red bumps under his chin and his arm and leg and he itches. He is coughing, running nose, fever what could this be?

My two year old son has red bumps under his chin and his arm and leg and he itches. He is coughing, running nose, fever what could this be?

Mild Virus: This pattern suggests a mild virus with an allergic component (itchy rash). Support the child with fluids, Tylenol (acetaminophen) for the fever, and Benadryl for the itching if it bothers the child enough. If the fever lasts more than 2 days take your son to his doctor to be checked. ...Read more

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Good morning, doctor. I have small red bumps on my upper thigh-both legs. They're itchy sometimes. It's been a few days now my tummy also itches too.

Good morning, doctor. I have small red bumps on my upper thigh-both legs. They're itchy sometimes. It's been a few days now my tummy also itches too.

Itchy rash: Itchy rash. Last menstrual period? Make sure you're not pregnant. LMP? Past medical history? Most likely, you are having an allergic reaction to something you touched in that area. There are other possibilities. You can try over the counter topical steroid and benadryl to treat the itch. See MD if it is bothering you for an in person evaluation since there are other possibilities, need exam 2b sur ...Read more

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I have a dry scaly rash on inner thigh, it starts off as red bumps. What is it? It itches occasionally.

I have a dry scaly rash on inner thigh, it starts off as red bumps. What is it? It itches occasionally.

Rashes: Rashes are often difficult to identify...Needs to be seen and a good history and physical needs to be accomplished...Best to see your family doc or a dermatologist... ...Read more

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What does it mean when your upper inner thigh itches? Fungus, germs, herpes, what could it be? There is also a raised group of red bumps.

What does it mean when your upper inner thigh itches? Fungus, germs, herpes, what could it be? There is also a raised group of red bumps.

Dermatitis: Several kinds of skin inflammation (dermatitis) could do this, including fungal and bacterial infections. However, herpes doesn't behave like this and is very unlikely. See a doctor if it continues or you remain concerned about it. ...Read more

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What causes red bumps & itching on legs above the ankle?

What causes red bumps & itching on legs above the ankle?

Hard to say...: Need more info to answer. There are several causes for red bumps and itching on the legs. ...Read more

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My son had some red bumps come up on his leg yesterday and they've gotten worse. There is a lot more and itching him now. He's never had Chicken Pox?

My son had some red bumps come up on his leg yesterday and they've gotten worse. There is a lot more and itching him now. He's never had Chicken Pox?

Unlikely to be Cpx: Cpx come up rapidly from tiny bump to BB sized blister within hours. They then drain and crust. It usually starts on the neck and spreads. Spots come up in waves for about 6 days. The ave # of spots is ~200. There a lot of things that can can cause bumps, bug bites and allergic exposures being high on the list. ...Read more

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I am experiencing some itching lately around my genital area. Looking there, I can see some red bumps on my leg which is close to testicles.?

I am experiencing some itching lately around my genital area. Looking there, I can see some red bumps on my leg which is close to testicles.?

Our immune system: Holds viruses that live in the body in check. When immunity is low they show up, sometimes in the forms you mention. Possibility of fungus or virus. Please get checked by your doc who can then help you. Don't jump to conclusions. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I found 2 red bumps on my hand last night, now 24 hours later I've got 18 on my arms and 10 on my legs and they're itching like crazy! What is this?

I found 2 red bumps on my hand last night, now 24 hours later I've got 18 on my arms and 10 on my legs and they're itching like crazy! What is this?

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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I was bit by a leech 9 days ago and now the bite has a ring of small red bumps around it and it itches. Should I be worried?

I was bit by a leech 9 days ago and now the bite has a ring of small red bumps around it and it itches. Should I be worried?

No: This is where it attached. Leeches have round mouths, the marks are where it attached to you. Watch for infection. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on my wrist. I've had them there for about 10 days but it only seems to be spreading throughout my wrist. It itches a little.

I have small red bumps on my wrist. I've had them there for about 10 days but it only seems to be spreading throughout my wrist. It itches a little.

Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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I'm have these small red bumps towards my vagina and it itches from time to time and I didn't shave. What can this be?

I'm have these small red bumps towards my vagina and it itches from time to time and I didn't shave. What can this be?

Most often yeast: Itching is almost always a yeast infection until proven otherwise. You can try some otc treatment---any vaginal anti-fungal will do. If that doesn't work, then consider making an appointment with your doctor to have the lesions or bumps looked at as you wouldn't want to miss a std. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have little red bumps that itches on my body, what could this be?

I have little red bumps that itches on my body, what could this be?

Skin bumps: Very hard to answer without getting details, about location, type of bumps, and duration and also without visualization. If this in a in patchy area and itching could be eczema or if in areas exposed as hands contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Most of the times when I scratch myself or I just pluck my eyebrows, my skin gets red bumps & itches?

Most of the times when I scratch myself or I just pluck my eyebrows, my skin gets red bumps & itches?

Local mast cell: Local tissues release gets exposed to blood produces which is irritating to tissue. Which responds with histamine and swells with itching. Try vit e oil or black current seed oil locally let me know if this helped. ...Read more

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Rash with a bunch of little red bumps on neck about the size of a half dollar. Itches really bad. What could it be.?

Rash with a bunch of little red bumps on neck about the size of a half dollar. Itches really bad. What could it be.?

Uncertain: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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My husband has a rash on his back that flares up and sometimes it itches. But not always. Its just small red bumps. Why?

My husband has a rash on his back that flares up and sometimes it itches. But not always. Its just small red bumps. Why?

Keratosis pilaris: Depending where you live or your husbands activities, small red papules can become inflamed and pruritic. Usually this can be treated with a perscription wash and gentle exfoliation to minimize the discomfort.
You should see a dermatologist to have the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have little red bumps on my penis head and it just itches and ive had for about 3 days. What could this be from?

I have little red bumps on my penis head and it just itches and ive had for about 3 days. What could this be from?

Here are some. ..: What you described is acute so it is related either with acute infection / inflammation or with physical / allergy-related irritation. But, regardless of its cause, the essence of care is same with keeping the affected area as clean, dry, & ventilated as possible (of course, with washing/drying) plus gingerly using antifungal + steroid cream 1-2 times daily of ...Read more

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What do I have? A rash? Bug bite? It itches! I have some kind of rash, or bite all over my skin. I thought it could be bed bugs but my boyfriend doesn't have any bites. They are small red bumps that itch like crazy sometimes. I have some on my wrists tha

What do I have? A rash? Bug bite? It itches! I have some kind of rash, or bite all over my skin. I thought it could be bed bugs but my boyfriend doesn't have any bites. They are small red bumps that itch like crazy sometimes. I have some on my wrists tha

Not every one has a: Reaction to bed bugs. Bed bug bites may
have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, should. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps on my skin that itches. Help?

I have tiny red bumps on my skin that itches. Help?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at www. Imgur. Com
the picture will be tagged with its own URL website

You can resubmit the question to us again with the URL address listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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I layed in the tanning bed and I ended up getting tiny red bumps all over neck and chest that itches what is it?

I layed in the tanning bed and I ended up getting tiny red bumps all over neck and chest that itches what is it?

Tanning Bed Rash: Small bumps can appear all over the body after tanning. However, they are more commonly found in certain areas, such as stomach, chest, back and legs which are exposed to the ultraviolet rays for a longer duration. These eruptions are often referred to as tan bed rash which may develop immediately after tanning or a few days later. They look like blisters and are red in color. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my stomach, it itches a little but is also painful. Its just a few red bumps. What could it be?

I have a rash on my stomach, it itches a little but is also painful. Its just a few red bumps. What could it be?

Shingles: After you get chickenpox, the virus remains inactive (becomes dormant) in certain nerves in the body. Shingles occurs after the virus becomes active again in these nerves years later.
The reason the virus suddenly becomes active again is not clear. Often only one attack occurs.
Shingles may develop in any age group, but you are more likely to develop the condition if: your immune system is weak. ...Read more

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I have a red rash all over my body it itches a lot there are red bumps on my biceps and dry red circles on my body aswell?

I have a red rash all over my body it itches a lot there are red bumps on my biceps and dry red circles on my body aswell?

Allergic Reaction: You have developed generalized allergic reaction to something.
Did you go to woods and got exposed to plants like Poison Oak/Ivy? Or got bitten by insects/Mosquitos.
Exposure to new Detergent, Medicine, food,
Rx Wash entire body with soap and water, apply Hydrocortisone or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream if you have. Take oral Antihistaminics.
If Short of breath go to ER.
If not better by AM go to your Doctor. ...Read more

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What are these red bumps with white pus-like tips on the shaft and base of my penis that is like a rash and itches, there are a lot. I'm a virgin.

Bumps on penis: This may be nothing more than irritation and common blocked hair cells.

There is a chance they are warts but not likely at your age.

If the rash is in any way panful or the white spots spread please find a way to get to a school nurse or a clinic where you can privately have this evaluated at. Your pediatrician is also likely to know what to do. ...Read more

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How can I make the pain go away? I have developed some red bumps on the back of my neck. It never itches but I was unable to sleep last night because it felt as if little ants were constantly biting at the area on the back of my neck. Any idea what this c

How can I make the pain go away? I have developed some red bumps on the back of my neck. It never itches but I was unable to sleep last night because it felt as if little ants were constantly biting at the area on the back of my neck. Any idea what this c

It: It sounds like you could be dealing with something called herpes zoster or shingles. This is a rash that can be painful and can appear like red blisters on the skin. It is caused by a reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox.
Otherwise you could be dealing with a dermatitis or infectious process. It is very difficult to say without actually seeing the lesions in question. Please see your doctor right away.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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My left armpit has been itchy for more than a week. I couldn't see any visible skin irritations, but now it has small red bumps and it itches what now?

Multiple causes: The rash could be due to folliculitis, or a dermatitis from your antiperspirant or another cause. Consult a dermatologist to evaluate and treat this issue. Use unscented soaps and sensitive skin antiperspirants only. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

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