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Red bumps on my kid legs?

Red bumps on my kid legs?

Eval: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

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


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Small itchy red bump on chest?

Small itchy red bump on chest?

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What is the size, distribution, state of surrounding skin, vesicle formation, any systemic disorders? If the rash does not subside in a couple of days, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Red dry itchy & little blister like spots on my fingers.

Red dry itchy & little blister like spots on my fingers.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. Treatment is with prescription strength cortisone. ...Read more

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Small red spots on torso not itchy?

Small red spots on torso not itchy?

Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vessels). If they are recent, they could be anything from things similar to pimples, bug bites, fungal infections (ringworm or tinea versicolor), to different types of moles or growths. Have it evaluated at your next doctor visit. Sooner, if changing. ...Read more

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Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

Tiny purple spots on anus, bumpy?

Ouch-it really hurts: External hemorrhoids are basically varicose-vein, and when thombosed (clotted) it sure can cause much pain in the _ _ _. This is easy excised in the office, if you r doc does it, which can relief your pain quickly. If not, topical steroid mixed with Lidocaine such as anapram can help quite a bit. Increase fibers and fluid, avoid straining, and minimize prolonged sitting. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Red itchy rash on my ears?

Red itchy rash on my ears?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My son has a patch of itchy hard bumps on his back? Bug bites? IMG_2601.JPG

My son has a patch of itchy hard bumps on his back? Bug bites?
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Can't see image on: HealthTap Basic. This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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White bumpy bumps on my newborns gums blister looking... bothers her while she feeds?

White bumpy bumps on my newborns gums blister looking... bothers her while she feeds?

No worries...: Epstein's pearls — These small, white, pearl-like spots appear on the roof of the mouth. These bumps are harmless and tend to disappear within a few weeks. Bohn's nodules — These small, whitish bumps or cysts look like Epstein's pearls. However, they develop on the sides of the gum ridge rather than the roof of the mouth. Inclusion cysts — These small bumps appear along the crest of the gum ridge. ...Read more

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What causes red itchy bumps on a childs genitals?

What causes red itchy bumps on a childs genitals?

Difficult to answer: Attempting to diagnose ; then properly treat rashes "over the phone" or without actually inspecting is usually ill-advised. Nonetheless, based on my experience of nearly 30 years of office-based pediatrics, rashes that most frequent the diaper region tend to be either due to yeast or irritation. If you have already attempted home treatment w/o success perhaps it's best to see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Cut on leg red sore puss with little puss filled bumps around it?

Cut on leg red sore puss with little puss filled bumps around it?

Probably a boil: Also known as a furuncle. Hot compresses several times a day will help bring it to a head, when it will either open and drain on its own or, more likely, be ready for your doctor to drain it with a small incision. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on my skin. It's red with tiny bumps. It's not Keritosis Pilaris?

Itchy rash on my skin. It's red with tiny bumps. It's not Keritosis Pilaris?

Derm eval: 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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Red itchy dots on my skin. Probably causes?

Red itchy dots on my skin. Probably causes?

Get examined: It could be eczema, folliculitis, blood disorder/vasculitis, allergic/contact dermatitis, viral infection etc. Only your dr can make an accurate dx. Take care! ...Read more

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Tiny red bumps on arms rash or bug bites?

Tiny red bumps on arms rash or bug bites?

Don't know: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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Little cut on leg red rash around it little puss with little puss filled bumps around it?

Little cut on leg red rash around it little puss with little puss filled bumps around it?

Using neosporin?: If you are using neosporin on your cut, you are likely having some allergic reaction to the neosporin--a very commom, yet overlooked condition. I would stop that, keep the skn/wpund dry with a little rubbing alcohol 3-4x/day for a few days and you should be good. If not better, call your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Little scab and red circle bump on toddler. Should i be worried?

Little scab and red circle bump on toddler. Should i be worried?

Umm, hard to say...: But sounds like your child may have what is known as an insect bite granuloma. When a mosquito bites, for instance, the bug "vomits" into the skin--releasing a chemical which prevents the clotting of blood. This enables the mosquito to leisurely "sip" your blood until she is full. The body reacts to the "vomit" by often itching or turning red--sometimes transforming into firm bump that can scale. ...Read more

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Red spots around eyes exterior on toddler?

Red spots around eyes exterior on toddler?

Depends exact place: Red spots around the eyes, could be due to a range of issues. If it is on the skin and not on the white part of eye, the conjunctiva, then think of dermatological issues. If it blanches or not when glass slide (or plastic cup) pushed down shows if it is petechiae (can be from straining, vomiting, viruses, fever, bugs, allergic dermatitis, chicken pox, etc) or vasculitis (more worrisome). See eyemd. ...Read more

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Red rash and white spots on back?

Red rash and white spots on back?

See dermatologist: It is impossible to give specific advice without being able to visualize the rash. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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9 year old boy has red dots, not itchy sometimes scab on calves?

9 year old boy has red dots, not itchy sometimes scab on calves?

Long list of things: There are a large number of things that could cause this, with a wide variety of treatments. Please attach a photo for more accurate help. ...Read more

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What is molluscum contagiosum its little bumps red surface white head

What is molluscum contagiosum its little bumps red surface white head

Molluscum : Molluscum contagiosum is a viral infection of the skin. It causes pearly lesions or bumps. I don't know what the cause if of the lesion you are describing. ...Read more

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Spots of dry skin on forearms...itchy...I scratched them..and now they are red welts?

Spots of dry skin on forearms...itchy...I scratched them..and now they are red welts?

Dermatographism: When the skin welts up after scratching, it is call dermatographism. Antihistamine often helps control this condition. Sometimes dry skin can cause it as well and you may try applying a moisturizer to the area especially right after bathing to see if this helps. ...Read more

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Little scab and red circle bump on toddler. Should i be worried?

Umm, hard to say...: But sounds like your child may have what is known as an insect bite granuloma. When a mosquito bites, for instance, the bug "vomits" into the skin--releasing a chemical which prevents the clotting of blood. This enables the mosquito to leisurely "sip" your blood until she is full. The body reacts to the "vomit" by often itching or turning red--sometimes transforming into firm bump that can scale. ...Read more

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What causes a little scab and red circle bump on a toddler?

What causes a little scab and red circle bump on a toddler?

Umm, hard to say...: But sounds like your child may have what is known as an insect bite granuloma. When a mosquito bites, for instance, the bug "vomits" into the skin--releasing a chemical which prevents the clotting of blood. This enables the mosquito to leisurely "sip" your blood until she is full. The body reacts to the "vomit" by often itching or turning red--sometimes transforming into firm bump that can scale. ...Read more

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Got shingles on March 17 & small rash. No blisters just red bumps. Didnt pop or pick scabs but bumps won't go away. Redness gone but not bumps. Scars?

Question diagnosis: Did you diagnose yourself or did a doctor make the diagnosis? In any case, it is time to consult a doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. ...Read more

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Red bumps that itch and form scabs?

Red bumps that itch and form scabs?

See a dermatologist: Without being able to see and examine these the best approach would be to have a doctor examine these and prescribe treatment. ...Read more

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What causes this rash, red bumps and little black lines that look like scabs?

What causes this rash, red bumps and little black lines that look like scabs?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Red bumps recently appeared all over my face and they get hard and scab up so I can peel off I don't know where it's coming from ?

Red bumps recently appeared all over my face and they get hard and scab up so I can peel off I don't know where it's coming from ?

Have them seen...: Rashes are very difficult to diagnosis simply based on a description. Rashes need to be seen (and often felt) - schedule and appointment with your physician for an exam so that an appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan (if needed) can be made. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi.. Well last week me and my boyfriend had sex and he developed some small red bumps but turned into scabs. And i was wondering what it is?

Hi..  Well last week me and my boyfriend had sex and he developed some small red bumps but turned into scabs. And i was wondering what it is?

Possible infection: He probably has an irritation or infection. He should see his doctor before you have more activity. You could both then have a problem. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of little red bumps on my inner thigh, they turn into scabs after and its a little itchy.. 3rd time coming back.. Im freaking out!!!

I have a cluster of little red bumps on my inner thigh, they turn into scabs after and its a little itchy.. 3rd time coming back.. Im freaking out!!!

Possibly Foliculitis: It sounds like it might be just some foliculitis. You could try to wash the area with some antibacterial soap everyday. But since it is coming back, I might try some topical clindamycin twice a day for about two weeks. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps on both forearms they itch and have small white tips and scabs on them and are slowly spreading could this be scabies?

I have itchy red bumps on both forearms they itch and have small white tips and scabs on them and are slowly spreading could this be scabies?

Possible but: White tip is unusual for scabies unless the lesions got infected from scratching. Scabies usually affects the other parts of the body before getting to the forearms. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps all over my body they look like pimples they itch so much that they when i scratch they leave scabs what do u think it is?

I have tiny red bumps all over my body  they  look like pimples they itch so much that they when i scratch they leave scabs what do u think it is?

Folliculitis: You may have a condition called folliculitis.Folliculitis starts when hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, blockage of the follicle, or shaving. In most cases of folliculitis, the damaged follicles are then infected with the bacteria staphylococcus (staph). Since i cannot see your skin, i would recommend you visit your local dermatologist to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps near my vagina that seem to multiply but they never scab up. They started out looking like ingrown hairs, could it be herpes?

I have tiny red bumps near my vagina that seem to multiply but they never scab up. They started out looking like ingrown hairs, could it be herpes?

Rash in the privates: Herpes typically is a painful rash that will occur and recur in the same area -typically when you are under stress. There are other possibilities besides herpes (which I don't think this is!)-such as folliculitis (ingrown hairs), allergic dermatitis, fungal rashes, other infections or rare disorders. Best to show this to an ID doctor or your primary who will know how to treat this. Hope this helps ...Read more

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If a guy shaves his testicles and developes hard red bumps with no head. They dont ich or hurt at all but do scab when healing razor bump or herpe?

If a guy shaves his testicles and developes hard red bumps with no head. They dont ich or hurt at all but do scab when healing razor bump or herpe?

Not herpes: Unlikely to be herpes. Having said that, is the man you're referring to at risk for contracting herpes in your opinion? If so, then, of course, there's no guarantee that he couldn't have herpes unless he were specifically testing....but it doesn't sound like it from your description. ...Read more

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I keep getting these red bumps on my scalp. They start out super sensitive and then scab & itch. My derm gave me clindamycin phosphate. Not working.

Go back.: Clindamycin was a good first try, but in your case it didn't work. Your dermatologist will now have to run some cultures to determine the exact nature of the scalp infection, in order to prescribe a different antibiotic that will, hopefully, work on the second try. ...Read more

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Two inch incision from appendectomy in my belly button. It won't scab, and leaking purple/red watery for 2 days. Red bumps, burning pain, open maybe?

Two inch incision from appendectomy in my belly button. It won't scab, and leaking purple/red watery for 2 days. Red bumps, burning pain, open maybe?

Exam needed: This is abnormal and a wound infection,foreign body reaction,cellulitis,allergic skin reaction are concerns. Your surgeon should examine the wound,advise you and prescribe treatment. ...Read more