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Little red rash with white bumps, what could this be?

Little red rash with white bumps, what could this be?

Too many possible: There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Red rash with white bumps above lip?

Red rash with white bumps above lip?

Many possibilities: Many possibilities include eczema or atopic dermatitis, seborrheic derm, perioral derm, contact derm, rosacea, acne, candida or fungal infection, impetigo or bacterial infection. See a dermatologist or primary doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have red rash with raised white bumps?

I have red rash with raised white bumps?

Red rush: Raised skin bumps can be caused by a variety of conditions, benign or harmful, but in most cases they are benign and harmless. The most common causes are an infection or an allergic reaction. Rec.: if concerned about the condition of your skin, you should see your doctor.
Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Red rash with little white bumps on base of thumb. What could it be?

Red rash with little white bumps on base of thumb. What could it be?

Infection: That would be the most common including things like a herpetic infection if vesicles (fluid filled little pockets) form. ...Read more

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My 10 month old has red rash with lifted white bumps in it. Random parts of body, accompanied by fever and general sickness. What could this be?

My 10 month old has red rash with lifted white bumps in it. Random parts of body, accompanied by fever and general sickness. What could this be?

See details: There are several types of viral illnesses with skin rashes. However, the issue should be evaluated by your pediatrician as a precaution. ...Read more

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My child has a red rash with small white bumps for the second time this week. The only thing that coincides is recieving Camilia for teething, ideas?

My child has a red rash with small white bumps for the second time this week. The only thing that coincides is recieving Camilia for teething, ideas?

Age of baby?: It's hard to say much about this without more history. How old is the baby? Does he have fever? How is he eating? Is his weight gain good? Does it seem to be an itchy rash? Does anyone else in the family have a similar rash? Any other contacts with illness? Any travel? The answers to these questions combined with visual exam can help diagnose. We may be able to help in a Prime Visit. ...Read more

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Toddler with rashes that comes and goes. Is this serious? Rashes (red with small white bumps) all over the body (usually on baby's legs) and face that comes and goes, lasting for about 30 minutes or even less. Does not seem to bother my 1 year old but I n

Toddler with rashes that comes and goes. Is this serious? Rashes (red with small white bumps) all over the body (usually on baby's legs) and face that comes and goes, lasting for about 30 minutes or even less. Does not seem to bother my 1 year old but I n

You: You can see a small fine red rash after a MMR vaccine but the rash you describe has occurred too long after receiving the vaccine. No need to fear the MMR vaccine. The rash you describe sounds like hives. The next time it happens, take a picture of it to show your pediatrician. Phone cameras are great for documenting short lived rashes like this since odds are your child may not have it at the time of the doctor visit. ...Read more

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Itchy groin for two weeks, no redness or rash. Red lips with tiny white bumps, swollen lymph nodes. Unprotected oral sex three weeks ago.?

Itchy groin for two weeks, no redness or rash. Red lips with tiny white bumps, swollen lymph nodes. Unprotected oral sex three weeks ago.?

Possible STD: Go and get tested. This is conceivably related to acute HIV infection or other STD and you need full evaluation by an experienced doctor with expertise in this area. Go now and be seen. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do about red, rash-like bumps with white heads?

What to do about red, rash-like bumps with white heads?

Depends: Without seeing the rash, advise is very difficult. Recommend seeing you doc for a look at the rash. ...Read more

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I have a rash with red and white bumps that's on my back and butt it's also on my thighs and my pubic area and there's some red patches it's very itch

I have a rash with red and white bumps that's on my back and butt it's also on my thighs and my pubic area and there's some red patches it's very itch

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are hard to describe and hard to visualize in words. Rashes with red and white bumps may be folliculitis, which is an infection in the little hair follicles in the skin. Rashes that itch a lot may be allergic reactions and/or skin infections. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to decide on a diagnosis and talk about treatment options. ...Read more

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I am getting nail pitching type rash (No red bumps, its white wound when someone pinch), its burning. I agree I am in too much anxiety in HIV fear. Is this related to HIV or Stress or allergy?

I am getting nail pitching type rash (No red bumps, its white wound when someone pinch), its burning. I agree I am in too much anxiety in HIV fear. Is this related to HIV or Stress or allergy?

Too complicated.: Your issues are too complicated to address in a simple Q & A format. If you can't see a doctor about this, you can use our Virtual Consult app, upload a photo of your rash and have a conversation with one of our doctors. Although we can't do any testing, we may be able to give you peace of mind. ...Read more

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What does ichiness redness rashes and bumps mean when they apear on boobs?

What does ichiness redness rashes and bumps mean when they apear on boobs?

Breast rash: It could be several conditions for a proper evaluation you will need an exam by your physician. Some possibilities including, but not limited to could be anything form a heat rash to a yeast infection. ...Read more

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I jus got back frm trip 2 hilly area now m experiencing rashes on arms face feet. It includes bumps lyk mosquito bites litle redness itch. What is it??

I jus got back frm trip 2 hilly area now m experiencing rashes on arms face feet. It includes bumps lyk mosquito bites litle redness itch. What is it??

Rash: It sounds like you may have been exposed to a toxin such as poison ivy or oak. Try not to sratch the area. Take an antihistamine to see if it will help. Use Aveeno (oatmeal) in your bath water and try a mild hydrocortisone cream. If this doesn't help see your doctor for an assessment and consideration for steroids taken by mouth. All the best and I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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My newborn has a rash, with red & white bumps, under her right arm. What should I do?

My newborn has a rash, with red & white bumps, under her right arm. What should I do?

Newborn rashes: Newborn rashes are very common. The most common resemble acne all over the body. Usually it has a red ring around it. These come and go. They are associated with heat, soaps, new clothing and are not harmful and will go away. If your child has any symptoms of being sick see the doctor. Otherwise the rash will come and go for several days. ...Read more

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I have several brown bumps on the side of my both breasts and when I often itch them, red rashes appear. What s the cause?

Mastocytosis: Mastocytosis come to mind! Unfortunately those darn rashes, mds need to see, feel and touch them! A quick visit to your md will sort out this dilemma! Regards! ...Read more

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What's the quickest way to heal shaving rashes and red bumps?

What's the quickest way to heal shaving rashes and red bumps?

Medication: Your dermatologist can prescribe medication for this eruption. You probably have pseudofolliculitis. ...Read more

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My daughter has small red rashes that apper for about a week and then dry up and go away small reddish pink raised bumps. How do I cure these?

My daughter has small red rashes that apper for about a week and then dry up and go away small reddish pink raised bumps. How do I cure these?

See the doctor: This rash needs to be evaluated. More details on history, pattern, age, etc need to be provided to give a proper diagnosis. Start with your pediatrician, let them evaluate her. ...Read more

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My body has been itching for about two months now but I don't have rashes! I get little tiny red bumps but they come and go. What can this be?

My body has been itching for about two months now but I don't have rashes! I get little tiny red bumps but they come and go. What can this be?

Itching with no rash: The list of conditions that could cause itch without rash is long, like thyroid problems, liver or kidney disease, even malignancies among others. Need a complete workup including a chest xray, urinalysis and stool exam for ova and parasites x 3. Also small red bumps that come and go could be a type of urticaria (hives) that is very itchy. Please see your doctor right away for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have some rashes that started 3 days ago. It's around my chest area. It's like a cluster or red tiny bumps and now spread to underneath armpits?

I have some rashes that started 3 days ago. It's around my chest area. It's like a cluster or red tiny bumps and now spread to underneath armpits?

Virus: Rash of localized "red bumps... Which spread from chest to armpit", in a middle age man, is compatible with shingles. The virus follows nerve tracts, suggested by this pattern of evolution. If caught early enough, a course of medication can be prescribed by doctor to abort the advancing infection. ...Read more

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I always get red razor bumps and rashes when I shave down there. What can I do to prevent it?

Use care: Insure that you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. ...Read more

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Why do I get rashes on my forearms every time I come to florida? Tiny, little red bumps are everywhere, and they itch. What's the best way to treat?

Why do I get rashes on my forearms every time I come to florida? Tiny, little red bumps are everywhere, and they itch. What's the best way to treat?

Rash: Is the rash limited to your forearms? They can be related to sun exposure. Wear a sunscreen when you go out in the sun, it should protect your skin. ...Read more

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What are these little red bumps and rashes on my arms this summer?

Eruption: This could be caused by several diseases. The sun or climate may have something to do with it. You should see your dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more

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I have some rashes and red dots with no itchiness or bumps on my left thigh.?

I have some rashes and red dots with no itchiness or bumps on my left thigh.?

Rash: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Will it be possible that the lotion you are using is the cause of rashes/small red bumps on your skin?

Certainly!: Any skin care product can cause a reaction. If you have a new rash after changing products, then stop that product. ...Read more

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Hi I just noticed that before the head of the penis I have these red small rashes. They are not bumps, you can't feel a bump when you touch it?

Hi I just noticed that before the head of the penis I have these red small rashes. They are not bumps, you can't feel a bump when you touch it?

Most likely, ok...: As long as no local discomfort, such rashes may suggest mild balanitis (inflammation of glans penis), which is usually related with redundant foreskin with poor local hygiene. Without detailed history and inspection, it's hard to make a firm statement.

If any doubt, go to see an expert in the field.

Best luck... ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,059 Doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more