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All over body itchyness. Some bumps but not redish?

All over body itchyness. Some bumps but not redish?

Itching is a problem: The most common reason for general itching is dry skin, especially in the winter. If the non-red bumps are on the upper outer arms, this could be keratosis pilaris. If generalized itching is persistent or worsening without dry skin, then see your physician for a thorough evaluation as some liver and kidney issues are possibilities. ...Read more

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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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Itching around vagina but not vulva. No discharge. Red spots on skin. Over the counter anti fungal cream not working. Can it be a yeast infection?

Itching around vagina but not vulva. No discharge. Red spots on skin. Over the counter anti fungal cream not working. Can it be a yeast infection?

Need exam: This may be related to a yeast infection, or many other conditions, including sexually transmitted infections or skin diseases. You should get examined by a health care provider to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. You should abstain from intimate, skin-to-skin contact until you have been examined. ...Read more

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Does anyone know what red dots on skin that itch are?

Does anyone know what red dots on skin that itch are?

Angiomas: "cherry angiomas are made up of clusters of tiny capillaries at the surface of the skin, forming a small round dome ("papule"), which may be flat topped. They range in colour from bright red to purple. When they first develop, they may be only a tenth of a millimeter in diameter and almost flat, appearing as small red dots. However, they then usually grow to about one or two millimeters across, an. ...Read more

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Hi,These pimples have scabs they are spreading all over my body.I do not know which std it is.

Hi,These pimples have scabs they are spreading all over my body.I do not know which std it is.

Rash: hard to say without seeing the rash Or more information. It may not be Std. Some viral illness like chicken pox is also a possibility ...Read more

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Rash on chest not itchy or painful. Red, generally more round but not perfectly round, spots seem to by "dry" skin. Skin can be scratched off.?

Rash on chest not itchy or painful. Red, generally more round but not perfectly round, spots seem to by "dry" skin. Skin can be scratched off.?

Pityriasis rosea?: This is just a good guess. Could be other things. But if it's pr it will resolve on its own. However it could be other entities i would hate to scare you with here. Suggest a derm eval. ...Read more

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What to do for itchy skin, but no rash or bumps?

What to do for itchy skin, but no rash or bumps?

Itching skin: Without rash more than likely from dry skin especially due to weather and using warm/ hot water for washing and baths. Use skin cleansers for baths and apply any moisturizing lotion or cream to affected areas. Take oral histamines if itching really bad. May use otc Hydrocortisone cream or any topical itch cream available if needed. Consult w your physician if you have other signs and symptoms ! ...Read more

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Why could my skin itch even though I don't see any rashes or bite marks?

Why could my skin itch even though I don't see any rashes or bite marks?

Itch: There are many causes of itch without a rash. Systemic causes include kidney failure, liver failure causing elevated levels of bile, blood disorders such as leukemia, lymphoma and iron deficiency. Thyroid disorders and diabetes also can cause itching. The most common cause however is dry skin and using a good moisturizing cream such as cetaphil or cerave and anti itch lotion like sarna can help. ...Read more

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Dark itchy swollen raised patches all over body (not herpes, not any ringworm, not cancer docs say ... Very itchy then subsides. Any clue?

Dark itchy swollen raised patches all over body (not herpes, not any ringworm, not cancer docs say ... Very itchy then subsides. Any clue?

Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have these flat, red splotches all over my skin. They do not itch or bother me at all but they keep spreading. Could it be from stress?

I have these flat, red splotches all over my skin. They do not itch or bother me at all but they keep spreading. Could it be from stress?

Hives may be: seen with stress. However -it doesn't sound like you are describing hives. 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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I hav this itch in my groin, flaky skin. It doesn't respond to clotrimazole1%+hydrocortisone. Any idea?

I hav this itch in my groin, flaky skin. It doesn't respond to clotrimazole1%+hydrocortisone. Any idea?

Dermatologist: You need to see a dermatologist, coluld still be fungal infection but needs a more potent or different antifungal, physical exam is important ...Read more

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Dyshidrotic eczema but not itchy, what to do?

Dyshidrotic eczema but not itchy, what to do?

Topical Steroids: Dyshidrotic eczema that is unresponsive to general skin care measures is treated with higher potency topical corticosteroids like triamcinolone 0.5% ointment (group 3). Used twice per day while the rash is present then stop when it resolves. Avoid irritants, continue extensive skin hygiene measures, and encourage daily moisturization with products like Vanicream. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps all over my body! it's not hives so what else can cause this?

Itchy bumps all over my body! it's not hives so what else can cause this?

How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. If it did not work, see an allergist. ...Read more

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What would cause a skin rash? It does not itch, but is spreading. I don't recall using any new soaps, lotions, detergents, medicines, etc.

What would cause a skin rash? It does not itch, but is spreading. I don't recall using any new soaps, lotions, detergents, medicines, etc.

Too many things: Too many possibilities to answer here in such short space. As you said, you haven't had any contact with things that could be a cause so you should get the rash looked at by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can ringworm cause bumps on the face? Skin-color no puss not itchy just ugly

Can ringworm cause bumps on the face? Skin-color no puss not itchy just ugly

Yes: Ringworm on the face is known as the "great masquerader" so yes it can cause bumps, round scaly patches, pustules and more. Tinea faciale (ring worm) often itches or burns but can be asymptomatic. Consider visiting with a dermatologist to make sure it is not something else that will not respond to anti fungal therapy. ...Read more

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What could make me itch everywhere even palms and feet. But no skin abrasions?

What could make me itch  everywhere even palms and feet. But no skin abrasions?

Allergy: You might be allergic to something. Try some over the counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if it improves. If not, see your primary care physician for a full evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Several circle shapes areas have begun to appear on my torso. They are not red, do not itch, and are not raised. Ringworm OTC treatment didn't help.

Several circle shapes areas have begun to appear on my torso.  They are not red, do not itch, and are not raised. Ringworm OTC treatment didn't help.

Circular rash?: This could be a variety of things, from ranging from pityriasis rosea, a funny infection that causes circular rash to a form of eczema that looks like ringworm. Any contacts with rash? Any travel? Fever? History of allergies or other atopy? Do you take any medicines? We might get to a diagnosis in a prime visit with more history and photos, or see your physician tomorrow. Good Luck! ...Read more

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What causes itchy skin all over but no rash?

What causes itchy skin all over but no rash?

About a thousand thi: See a dermatologist. Do not experiment with pills. This is often a sign of something you need to find and treat. Need complete history and exam, probably lab. Maybe xrays and maybe biopsies. Bring all meds and supplements or herbs. Bring copies of previous blood test an xrays. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more