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Small bumps all over my burnt skin after sunburn. Is that normal healing phase?

Small bumps all over my burnt skin after sunburn. Is that normal healing phase?

Inflammation: After a sunburn, there is inflammation which then causes swelling. Pockets of swelling are the little bumps you feel. If the sunburn is severe, then we develop blisters, with top layer of skin is separated and becomes fluid filled. For this reason, if you knew you had too much sun, taking Ibuprofen and applying aloe immediately can potentionally reduce its severity. ...Read more

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My 3yr old son who has spina bifida broke out with small red bumps all over his skin and he is not itching what can that be?

My 3yr old son who has spina bifida broke out with small red bumps all over his skin and he is not itching what can that be?

Heat or viral: Small red bums could be heat rash. Might be a virus or if he has been exposed to a new soap, detergent, or food might be a slight reaction. Rashes are best diagnosed when seen. If it persists or worsens see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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There are small red bumps all over my baby's skin. Will they go away on their own?

There are small red bumps all over my baby's skin. Will they go away on their own?

Yes: Newborns often have a red rash, which may be bumpy or even look like little pimples, called "erythema toxicum." sounds scary, but means nothing and will go away on its own. Heat rash can cause little red bumps. If you're not sure of the cause, have your doc take a look. (especially if they have any other symptoms.). ...Read more

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I have these small bumps all over my stomach. They are under my skin but above the muscle. They hurt when i feel for them. What could they be?

I have these small bumps all over my stomach. They are under my skin but above the muscle. They hurt when i feel for them. What could they be?

Lipomas : Lipomas are subcutaneous fatty lumps that can occasionally be painful and occur under the skin. Consult a physician for removal of one of these lesions for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have small bumps all over my vulva. A few are bright red and worrisome. When i stretch/squeeze the skin in that area, it feels like small granules. ?

I have small bumps all over my vulva. A few are bright red and worrisome. When i stretch/squeeze the skin in that area, it feels like small granules. ?

Fordyce's spots: Without actually seeing the lesions, your description suggest fordyce's spots, which are small sebaceous glands. If this is the diagnosis, they are mainly just cosmetic. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has small bumps all over his arms, back and legs that grow together to form hard scaly masses of skin. They appeared about 2 weeks ago an?

My boyfriend has small bumps all over his arms, back and legs that grow together to form hard scaly masses of skin. They appeared about 2 weeks ago an?

Consultation advised: Would really need to see the rash to give advice. You can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your present problem with an online consultation here at Health Tap Several images of the involved areas in sharp focus and including closeups and wide angle would be helpful. If you choose an INBOX consultation you need to make yourself available to answer doctors questions. ...Read more

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I have a rash on forearms & thighs. Skin colored, slightly pink. Not itchy. Small bumps all over, not patchy. Possibly allergic reaction to z-pack?

I have a rash on forearms & thighs. Skin colored, slightly pink. Not itchy. Small bumps all over, not patchy. Possibly allergic reaction to z-pack?

Many possibilities: This could be a reaction to a z-pac , a new food, or some other exposure.I would hold stop the med for now and contact your pcp in the am. S/he may want to change the med or have you evaluated.This med is going to be in your system for a while.So more rash may continue to come up for some time. ...Read more

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