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Small Itchy Bumps On Kneecap
10 small, dark red, very itchy bumps on my leg. They seem to be spreading. Advice/ Suggestions/ Diagnosis please!
Itchy rash. Small bumps, lines, & splotches. Has spread over 4days to everywhere but my face. Concentrated around butt/leg. Did not change lifestyle.
Small red bump on top of vein on arm and leg? The diameter of a vein. Also, some huge white itchy bumps from mosquito bites. I'm on vacation in zagreb.
I have these Hard red, itchy bumps on my leg and also a part of it looks like a scar, please tell me what it is???
Bumps: It's difficult to provide an accurate diagnosis on lesions not seen. A Dermatologist may be able to evaluate this rash and provide a more accurate answer, a skin biopsy also may prove to be useful in some more difficult cases that are not immediatley apparent on a clinical diagnosis. ...Read more
On Monday (6 days ago) I noticed red itchy bumps on my left leg thigh. They are still there now and a couple other bumps on lower leg. No where else
My husband and I have clusters of itchy bumps on the back of our arms and backs. I have some on my leg as well. What is this and is it contagious?
See below: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Itchy bumps appear often (mostly arm/leg/back), can be goosebump-like or can get as large as bug bites. Disappears in a few hours. Usually not red.
Hives / urticaria : Usually, itchy bumps are urticaria, or hives. They go away in a few hours and the skin looks normal. They are white in the bump area and usually it is pink around the outside. The bumps are called wheals and the surrounding areas are called flares. If you don't have ANY redness anywhere, it may be eczema or something else. Antihistamines like zyrtec, Allegra or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help the itch. See a doc! ...Read more
I have these hard red itchy bumps on my ankle and one on my lower right leg next to my ankle. What are they and how do I get rid of them?
Itchy rash: The location of the rash may indicate insect bites, but hard to tell without looking at it, you may need to see a doctor for that. ...Read more
I have had a very itchy bump on one side of my scalp! I now have it on my back and the front of one leg! It itches welts and then scabs.?
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I have red itchy bumps on my knees all over my right leg and a little on left leg and on my scrotum and penis. What should I do?
Rash spreading: You need to see a doctor asap since this could be the spread of an infection or a contagious rash. ...Read more
There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?
Photosensitive: It appears that you have developed a photosensitivity to the sun. You did not mention as to why long the bumps stayed with you after having been away from the exposure since this would also help to narrow down the possibilities. If you develop large and itchy hives, the condition is known as solar urticaria. The treatment is the same- avoid sun exposure. ...Read more
Been getting itchy bumps mostly on back some small some like flat misquote bites but seem spread been tanning also very tired?
Itchy bumps: Itchy bumps may be due to insect bites but may be hives which are an allergic reaction to something internal or external like clothing touching your back. Heat rash is another possibility. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Small slightly itchy bumps and red blotches after shower since as long as I can remember. Disappear 30mins after. Is becoming more itchy lately.?
Heat urticaria?: Many patients come with complaints of itching and rarely hives after a hot bath. If hives appear it could be due to hot water. In that case, reducing the temperature of water will help. Applying moisturizing creams or Vaseline immediately after bath may relieve itching. ...Read more
Hi, I have been getting itchy bumps in my scalp. They appear suddenly small and then grow in size getting itchy and painful, then subside on their own?
Hair dye?: You may have developed a contact allergy to hair dye (if you do dye your hair) or other hair preparations. The onset of reaction is usually from 24 to 72 hrs after exposure. Thus, if you dye your hair once every month, the reaction will start in 24-72 hrs and subside a week or two after until the next contact. If you don't dye your hair, then will have to go another route. ...Read more
Itchy bumps: The causes are numerous, I suggest you see a doctor for a proper diagnosis to treat it correctly. ...Read more
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
Yes: Itchy red skin is classic for allergic rashes, and these can present as small bumps (papules); they can also present as hives (raised lesions), macules (flat patches), and blisters. In some cases, especially when long-standing, skin can be dry & flaky and become thickened. The location of the rash on the body is important and can help make the diagnosis. A skin biopsy is needed in difficult cases. ...Read more
Take antihistamines: Start by taking a cool shower and apply a safe anti-itch lotion such as Sarna with pramoxime. Also, take a non-sedating antihistamine during the day, such as fexofenadine (Allegra) 180mg and at night cetirizine (Zyrtec) 10mg or diphenhydramine 25mg (Benadryl). If no better with 3-4 days, see your physician. ...Read more
Rash: You rash needs to be examined for proper diagnosis, please see your doctor about it. ...Read more
Get checked: Without a proper exam of the rash it would be difficult to give the best answer. Consider sending us a picture ...Read more
Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be seen and evaluated. If the rashes do not last more than 24 hours at a time, it may be hives. You can try taking otc anti histamine if that is the case. If the rashes are there several days, it can be dermatitis due to any reason. Use moisturizer, avoid irritant like soap will help. In any case, you should come see a local physician for evaluation of skin rashes. ...Read more
See Dermatologist: I have little info. It sounds like an allergy for certain. Could be food, could be detergent of your clothes, could be something you are eating or drinking. Are you on any meds? Could be perfume, could be a lotion you are using. Could be the soap you shower with. Write down everything you use and eat including supplements and see a dermatologist. UofP Med has very good Dermatologists. ...Read more
Hi i have this small itchy bumps with white top on my left cheeks scattering all over my face 2 days now.
More details: Since only the left cheek is affected (or is the whole face involved?), I suspect that this may be from a sensitivity to sunlight. Have you recently introduced a new facial cosmetic which may lead to a photosensitive skin reaction after sun exposure? If both cheeks are involved, one needs to consider rosacea. You may well need to consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
Itchy bumps: Small bumps can occur on the skin for a variety of reasons, but when they are "ichy" it is usually an indication that they are a "reaction" to something — an "allergy". You may be allergic to something that your skin is coming in contact with like a soap or lotion — could also be clothing. Try to find out what is causing the reaction, eliminate it, and see if it gets better. Steroid cream may help. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Hives localized to the inner thighs may be due to multiple causes. The area is warm and one thigh can rub against the other. It can be due to cloth or chemicals in pants, just to give a few examples. Wear non-tight pants; when itchy, apply Sarna with pramoxime. Otherwise, keep dry with cornstarch or talc. Take an antihistamine such as fexofenadine or cetirizine. No help — see your physician. ...Read more
Moisturize your skin: To start with, bathe with a cream soap, pat your skin dry, immediately add a moisturizer to trap the moisture, take OTC antihistaminic, unless contraindicated, if that doesn't work, see your doctor, good luck ...Read more
You're not: In the right age group for shingles unless you have system health problems. If the bumps persist for a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more
Rash: Cannot tell without looking at it, i highly recomend seeing your primary care doctor ...Read more