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My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.

My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.

Post sore throat ras: This is likely guttate psoriasis that occurs after some strep infections. Generally this resolves on its own. If the skin lesions continue to spread, become more painful or develop red streaks, take her to her pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?

Is itchy, sore throat (w/ coughs) normally accompanied by warm sensation around neck?Had sore throats bfore w/o warm sensation.Home remedies/treatment?

Itchy sore throat: Your complaint may be due to a post nasal drip, allergies or sinus problems. However, it is always best to get a throat culture to rule out a strep throat. Home remedies may be salt water rinses. Or saline nose drops depending on cause. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your folliculitis is healing? Has been 2 weeks since started antibiotics, is quite tender and itchy especially at night.

How can you tell if your folliculitis is healing? Has been 2 weeks since started antibiotics, is quite tender and itchy especially at night.

Not healing?: While there could be itching during healing persistent tenderness 2 weeks later may suggest that it is not healing. I recommend you follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Sore itchy small blisters outside vagina?

Sore itchy small blisters outside vagina?

Possible herpes: The first thing that comes to mind is a possible infection with herpes virus. Hsv usually causes tender sores/blisters in genital area. ...Read more

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Small red spot on arieola. Not itchy or sore. What could it be?

Small red spot on arieola. Not itchy or sore. What could it be?

Not enough info: It's hard to diagnose skin problems without actually seeing the problem and not knowing any history. Please consult with your family physician. ...Read more

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Small purple dot on my knee just below a graze (don't know if this has anything to do with it) I used to be itchy now it's just sore?

Small purple dot on my knee just below a graze (don't know if this has anything to do with it) I used to be itchy now it's just sore?

Needs exam: Could be related to the trauma you mentioned, but can't tell without an exam. Your primary care provider would be the best place to start, the timing of which depends on how longits been there and your symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have 1 small red bump on my chest. I just got it over this past summer it's becoming very sore and sometimes itchy. What could this be? Doesn't pop

I have 1 small red bump on my chest. I just got it over this past summer it's becoming very sore and sometimes itchy. What could this be? Doesn't pop

Needs examination: It is difficult to comment without seeing a picture of the lump. It could be something simple like a small sweat gland cyst which can get infected once in a while. It could also be something more concerning such as skin cancer. It is important that you see your doctor asap to get the area examined. A biopsy may need to be taken to determine the cause. ...Read more

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My right small toe is swollen, hot, itchy and sore, i dont recal bumping it, what could it be?

My right small toe is swollen, hot, itchy and sore, i dont recal bumping it, what could it be?

It may be: infected. If this continues - consider consultation with a podiatrist or your physician. Take care. ...Read more