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We just got back from a vacation in the Wi Dells. I noticed that I have a rash on both my sides by my breasts, going toward my back. Raised red bumps?

We just got back from a vacation in the Wi Dells. I noticed that I have a rash on both my sides by my breasts, going toward my back. Raised red bumps?

Swimmer's itch: Due to allergic reaction against microscopic larvae looking for their proper host, which is not you. Self-limited. Best relief from strong prescription steroid cream. Do not take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) unless you want sedation. It won't do much for you, anyway. ...Read more

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I noticed a small red cirlce "rash" on my right breast several months ago. A couple of days ago I noticed its seeming to get a little larger. No lumps or itching. It doesn't seem to have dry skin or bumps on it...it's very slightly raised...I mean the sl

I noticed a small red cirlce "rash" on my right breast several months ago. A couple of days ago I noticed  its seeming to get a little larger. No lumps or itching. It doesn't seem to have dry skin or bumps on it...it's very slightly raised...I mean the sl

?? Fungal/Ringworm: One look is worth 1000 words. A red circle rash certainly sounds like a fungal skin infection or ringworm(which is not any kind of worm at all, it's just called that). Most primary care doctors can tell this just by looking. if this is the case it is often treated with a topical antifungal medication. ...Read more

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Tiny red dots on left breast. No itching, no pain not raised bumps just tiny red dots. Can this be breast cancer?

Tiny red dots on left breast. No itching, no pain not raised bumps just tiny red dots. Can this be breast cancer?

Doubt it: At your age, with that description, and assuming you do not have a very strong family history, the chance of cancer is low. The thing is, it is still possible and no doc at health tap can do an exam. Do yourself a favor and have your family doc or gyn take a look at it. Best to you and congratulations for being a "never smoker". ...Read more

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Rash on breast spreading these are raised red bumps peeling in middle, as they get bigger a round red border yellow/brown center, only itches when hot?

Rash on breast spreading these are raised red bumps peeling in middle, as they get bigger a round red border yellow/brown center, only itches when hot?

Needs to be seen: Most dermatology questions are best discussed with your doctor because they can see and examine the lesion. I would make an appointment with your family doctor. ...Read more

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I have a red, raised scaley bump on my head and chest. Is thins ringworm?

I have a red, raised scaley bump on my head and chest. Is thins ringworm?

It could be but: this really can't be diagnosed without seeing it. We don't have the capability of looking at photos on this part of the site. I would recommend you either see your primary care doctor, a dermatologist, or consult with one of us on HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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Itchy microscopic red spots on chest. No bumps or anything raised, just spots in a patch. Itchy and burning.

Itchy microscopic red spots on chest. No bumps or anything raised, just spots in a patch. Itchy and burning.

Rash: This mild, itchy eruption may be an allergic reaction to jewelry,clothing ,cosmetics,or perfumes. Apply a cortisone type cream. It no improvement see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a small, raised red/ skin coloured bump on my chest. It's been there for about 5 weeks, not sure if it started as a bite? I've tried cortisone

I have a small, raised red/ skin coloured bump on my chest. It's been there for about 5 weeks, not sure if it started as a bite? I've tried cortisone

Red bump: This may be a hemangioma which is a benign growth of tiny blood vessels called capillaries. These don't blanch when touched and are not likely to change or disappear. Of course a physician or dermatologist would have to inspect the spot to be sure. ...Read more

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What could red, raised patch of bumps on chest that feel like mosquito bites with surrounding skin turning black be?

What could red, raised patch of bumps on chest that feel like mosquito bites with surrounding skin turning black be?

Many possibilities: Including infection, insect bites, contact dermatitis, and others. Without a full history and ability to examine these it is impossible to diagnose. Go see a primary care physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Have blackish brown raised mole looking bump on chest with red around it. Was skin colored before then changed colors?

Have blackish brown raised mole looking bump on chest with red around it. Was skin colored before then changed colors?

Changing Mole: It is not unusual for moles to change, but when they do it is time to see your doctor or a dermatologist. A brief exam can provide you guidance, and when indicated, a biopsy the definitive answer. ...Read more

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7 yr old son has small, light red, raised bumps covering his entire forehead for 2 days & also milder ones on chest as of 1 day ago now.

7 yr old son has small, light red, raised bumps covering his entire forehead for 2 days & also milder ones on chest as of 1 day ago now.

Possible virus: This could be a mild viral infection causing a mild transient rash along with the lethargy, sore throat, body aches mentioned. If Motrin has not caused problems before, it may be okay to use for fever/headache/aches, but it is possible the rash is related. Try acetaminophen/tylenol instead if ?. If no more serious symptoms, time will cure. If worses, see a medical provider. Maybe contagious. ...Read more

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Small bumpy rash on chest not really itchy not widespread little red bumps some raised some not

Small bumpy rash on chest not really itchy not widespread little red bumps some raised some not

Red bumps: The rash you are describing could be one of a number of things. Non itchy, to mildly itchy rashes on the chest can be associated with viruses (which resolve on their own), or can be a form of a more chronic skin condition. If the rash does not resolve spontaneously, or if it worsens it is best to see your physician. ...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