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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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For 20 months I have been suffering with small red round itchy bumps on my head with extensive hair loss. After 10 biopsies still no answer. Help me!

For 20 months I have been suffering with small red round itchy bumps on my head with extensive hair loss. After 10 biopsies still no answer. Help me!

Shingles of scalp?: You might have shingles of the scalp which can ce exceedingly painful and causes patches of hair loss. You might want to consult a dermatologist in a medical school setting who may have more experience. Good luck. ...Read more

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3 patches of very small ( pin head size ) itchy bumps. One patch has a dime size red itchy bump. I take yoga daily. Very sweaty group setting. ?

3 patches of very small ( pin head size ) itchy bumps. 
One patch has a dime size red itchy bump. 
I take yoga daily. Very sweaty group setting. 
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Could be fungal: usually rash that starts around sweaty areas of the body (under the breast, around the groin, etc) are fungal in nature. The medical term is tinea. It is usually itchy as well. You can try over the counter lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream. If you get worse or any concern, then see your private doctor. ...Read more

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Found a tick on my head a little while after that i noticed the itchy bumps on the crown of my head?

Found a tick on my head a little while after that i noticed the itchy bumps on the crown of my head?

See details: If the tick was not attached and engorged (filled with blood) it is not an issue. The bumps are likely unrelated. ...Read more

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If i didnt get the head of a tick out of my crown of my head can ot cause itchy bumps on the crown of my head?

Get it out: Yes it can cause itchy bumps and even a secondary infection. You need to get all of the insect parts out. ...Read more

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I have these itchy bumps on my head, they're not from lice or eczema, I do suffer from dandruff though?

I have these itchy bumps on my head, they're not from lice or eczema, I do suffer from dandruff though?

Dandruff: is a kind of inflammation, can cause itching and bumps, try OTC shampoo first, use it regularly, if doesn't improve, see your doctor, you might need more medicines then ...Read more

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I have 1-2 itchy bumps on back of head that when I scratch they bleed and heal and are so itchy I scratch the scab off and it heals and comes back 5 y?

I have 1-2 itchy bumps on back of head that when I scratch they bleed and heal and are so itchy I scratch the scab off and it heals and comes back 5 y?

Your age?: It is hard to tell without you giving us any detail on the history or even your age. Although itching often points to an allergic contact condition( hair preparations especially black hair dye) , it may also be from a skin cancer. Best to get them checked especially if you are over age 50. ...Read more