Doctor insights on: Red itchy scabs on skin
I have these red scab like places on my face that are not from acne I never get acne and these places are small and level with my skin they never turn into acne and have never been acne these scabs are not painful or itchy they last for a really long time
See: You should see your dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have Itchiness, Dryness, redness, peeling of skin, papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?
Red spots/scabs penis head no discharge, pain or blisters, very itchy bumps on scrotum, whole body is itchy, even more at night. 3 weeks like this.
I have some bumps recently came on my skin. They're itchy, every area I scratch a bump appears. They're red around with a scab on top. Please help!
Rash: Need a pic to see what they are. Perform and virtual consult to help you ...Read more
So I randomly had some itchy bumps on my skin last month, they weren't rashes, just raised itchy red bumps that turned into scab over time. Help?
I had red itchy spots on my shoulders about a month ago that turned into scabs but went away. Now they are back on my side without me touching them??
Please make sure: To show this to your parents and explain the history. Without visualizing these and obtaining a history - an accurate diagnosis can not be made. ...Read more
Hi. My skin is having very weird problem. Its been 3 weeks, there is redness, my skin is dry and flakey. And I've got tiny tiny bumps. Its itchy too?
Eczema??: Did you use a new skin products--apply a low strength hydrocortisone--and a good moisturiser. ...Read more
Dry? Rash? History?: Your skin may be dry, especially if you've been out in the sun a lot, or there may be something more going on. Is there a rash, or just vague/generalized redness? Any other symptoms? Exposure to any foods, plants, chemicals? Any medications or medical conditions? Try moisturizer lotion 2-4x/day for a few days, and if not getting better, get checked by a dr. ...Read more
Hello. My boyfriend gets itchy red patches all over his body after he takes a shower. Sometimes he scratches so much he gets little scabs. Is there something wrong with him?
I have scabs on my head from scratching. It's not itchy I just have to scratch it. I also have scars on my head from scratching. What's wrong with me?
OCD: You may have an obsessive compulsive disorder. But it's not possible to diagnose you online. You need to be evaluated by a physican, generally a psychiatrist, to determine if this is the actual problem. Your personal physician should be able to do an intial evaluation and then give you a referral. ...Read more
I have red scabs on my face. I believe they are sores, and they came up unexpectedly about two weeks ago. They are super itchy and dry. What can I do?
See a doctor: Face scabs needs an evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
I have red, itchy, and dry bites in my inner thigh. They have turned into giant dry spots all over my body. #scabs?
What could possibly causing itchy/tingling/crawling skin sensation all over the body? No rash, redness, or dryness.
Different causes: Generalized skin sensations like those may be seen with anxiety, diabetes, thyroid disease, deficiency of calcium, magnesium, electrolytes, vit b 12, toxic agents, prickly heat, intolerance of certain clothing material, etc. If symptoms persist, a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more
I have been getting multiple red spots that look like some form of bite, really itchy, all have come up with scabs, what could they be?
Bug bite? Infection?: Bumps on separate parts of the body may be bug bites and/or may be small boils (skin infections; small abscesses). A visit to one's primary care doctor is needed, as bumps are very hard to describe in words. Antibiotics may be needed, if there are signs of infection. Others causes of bumps are possible, but less likely. If the bumps are mysterious-looking, a dermatologist can examine them. ...Read more
My entire body has been very itchy lately. No visible rash. Skin just turns red quickly after starting to itch it. Redness goes away after 10 min.
See a dermatologist: Various possible diagnoses need to be sorted out. ...Read more
Why do sunburns itch so badly? Is the skin trying to heal? I had mine for 2 wks wout much decrease in redness & itchiness should I c a doc, b worried
Yes: Sounds like something other than sunburn. Have you applied something to a sunburn? Something that might cause itch? Reason for Tegratol? Best see a dermatologist. Meanwhile, try a nice, long shower using Dove or Aveeno (oatmeal) cleanser, followed by vigorous rub-down using a ceremide cream such as Eucerin or Aveeno (oatmeal). ...Read more
My surgery wound is angry red and itchy so I pulled one of the scabs and puss oozed out and I see my stitch but they where suppose to disolve. What2do?
Call your doctor: Contact your doctor's office for followup. Redressing of the wound along with possible antibiotics may be needed if an infection is present or wound is not healing properly ...Read more
I have a rash on my butt. Its red. Had it over a year. It's itchy, scabs, and bleeds. What is it. How can I get rid of it.
Seek help: It could be so many things! You need to see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
What kind of skin rashes are commen on your butt that flares up every now and then. The symptom are redness, itchy, painful, and leaves a scar.
Herpes: Red, itchy, painful episodes of rash in the boxer shorts area is herpes until proven otherwise. Breakouts may occur during times of physical or mental stress. Treatment can include anti-virals, which may either be taken on an episodic or daily preventive basis. You can get a blood test that tells you whether it's hsv I or hsv ii. ...Read more
Yesterday, trying to cleaning my penis head, I flicked overly hot water onto it. This caused an itchy pain and redness. Should this heal naturally?
Yes: The skin though more sensitive then other areas will like any other. ...Read more