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I have very itchy skin all over; have had this for years now. Ihave no allergies. I scratch and my skin becomes red. I have itchy arms, legs, feet, hands, scalp and breasts. Help!

I have very itchy skin all over; have had this for years now. Ihave no allergies. I scratch and my skin becomes red. I have itchy arms, legs, feet, hands, scalp and breasts. Help!

Need evaluation: Diffuse itching of the body is called pruritis, and can be due to impairments of the liver and ducts draining the liver. A primary care doctor would be the best place to start, if you have yellowing of the skin, or of the whites of the eyes or pain under the right side of rib cage then see a gastroenterologist. If liver is fine, then see allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes red itchy bumps on the arms and elbows?

What causes red itchy bumps on the arms and elbows?

Rash on Arms: Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of time. This rash occurs on the arms and elbows. Other causes include eczema, allergies, contact dermatitis, psoriasis and others. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy task spreading from arms to chest and neck. What causes this?

Rash on Chest: Read this article first that describes common causes and treatments of rashes: http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/rash-age-12-and-older-topic-overview. Without further history, it is hard to pinpoint the cause. Some viral illnesses as well as common eczema and allergies can be the underlying cause. I would make an appointment with a dermatologist and get a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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I woke up yesterday with tiny red itchy dots on my arms and legs. I woke up today and found even more on my legs. Should I be scared?

I woke up yesterday with tiny red itchy dots on my arms and legs. I woke up today and found even more on my legs. Should I be scared?

Bedbugs: It sounds like something is biting you. It could be many different things, but the most likely culprit is bedbugs. Take the sheets off the bed and look in the seams of the mattress and pillows for little black bugs. They are the size of coursely ground pepper. If you find them, put them into a bag and have your primary doctor or dermatologist look at the bug. Bed bugs are easily recognized. ...Read more

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Hive or bite? Itchy red lesions on arms, face or chest seem to have center, but only occur on or after weekend (at home), so maybe food allergy?

Hive or bite? Itchy red lesions on arms, face or chest seem to have center, but only occur on or after weekend (at home), so maybe food allergy?

Bites: Hive like bumps with centers are called "papular urticaria" and are typically caused by insect bites. Crops of three are often from fleas - do you have any pets? Bed bugs and other insects that are in your home can all be culprits. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on my arms and neck recently changed bed covers what are they from? Also have a cluster of small bumps on knee theyre very red

I have red itchy bumps on my arms and neck recently changed bed covers what are they from?
Also have a cluster of small bumps on knee theyre very red

Hard to say: but one would suspect something from the new bedspread might be the cause- although it may have nothing to do with it at all. If you have put away the new bedspread and continue to have the skin rash more than a week after, consider seeing a dermatologist. In the meanwhile, try topical hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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What are black white red spots there itchy on arms sholders n stomach?

What are black white red spots there itchy on arms sholders n stomach?

Rash: It is impossible to tell by your description I would suggest you see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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Itchy arms, neck and sometimes eyelid for over a month. Dry quarter size spots on neck mostly and some on arms but are not red just dry and itchy.. Th?

Itchy arms, neck and sometimes eyelid for over a month. Dry quarter size spots on neck mostly and some on arms but are not red just dry and itchy.. Th?

See doc: There are many potential causes but I would consider a fungal infection (tinea) or a drug reaction being high on the list. Since you have not given us enough details, it is really impossible to venture a reasonable guess. ...Read more