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Small Red Bumps That Itch And Spread
Does staph folliculitis usually present on the back? 5-10 small red bumps, no itching or pain, spread around back. 34 y/o male. No white tip or pus
What do I have? A rash? Bug bite? It itches! I have some kind of rash, or bite all over my skin. I thought it could be bed bugs but my boyfriend doesn't have any bites. They are small red bumps that itch like crazy sometimes. I have some on my wrists tha
Not every one has a:
Reaction to bed bugs. Bed bug bites may
have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from a hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, should. ...Read more
My husband has a rash on his back that flares up and sometimes it itches. But not always. Its just small red bumps. Why?
Depending on where you live or your husbands activities, small red papules can become inflamed and pruritic. Usually this can be treated with a perscription wash and gentle exfoliation to minimize the discomfort.
You should see a dermatologist to have the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I was bit by a leech 9 days ago and now the bite has a ring of small red bumps around it and it itches. Should i be worried?
No: This is where it attached. Leeches have round mouths, the marks are where it attached to you. Watch for infection. ...Read more
I have small red bumps on my wrist. I've had them there for about 10 days but it only seems to be spreading throughout my wrist. It itches a little.
Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more
I'm have these small red bumps towards my vagina and it itches from time to time and I didn't shave. What can this be?
Most often yeast: Itching is almost always a yeast infection until proven otherwise. You can try some otc treatment---any vaginal anti-fungal will do. If that doesn't work, then consider making an appointment with your doctor to have the lesions or bumps looked at as you wouldn't want to miss a std. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have small red bumps under my right forearm and it stings and itches and wanted to know what is it?
Can not tell: A doctor needs to check you.Get a more detailed answer ›
Patch of eczemic looking skin on bum, few small red bumps clustered around/on area. Also, itches sometimes. Do I need to see MD?
Right armpit itches. 2 or 3 small red bumps . Left armpit is fine. No new deodorant. How should I Tx this? Antifungal? Talc powder? Hyrdrocort?
Warm compresses: In case it's early infection. If this makes it worse, then switch to cool. No other things since you have no clue what this is or whether you might indeed have n allergy. If it doesn't resolve, then see someone to get a diagnosis and treat specifically. ...Read more
I had poison oak for two weeks. It has now being replaced by a rash with small red bumps on my ribs, chest, back-itches, burns and a yeast infection?
Possible: Looking at the rash in the picture without actually seeing the patient will suspected a viral lesion condyloma contagiosum. This can occur in patients with weakened immune system if you took Prednisone. It will spread by scratching it. It will usually resolve after a long time without treatment. Use anti itch meds may help. A visit to a Dermatologist may clarify diagnosis and help in management ...Read more
Good morning, doctor. I have small red bumps on my upper thigh-both legs. They're itchy sometimes. It's been a few days now my tummy also itches too.
Itchy rash: Itchy rash. Last menstrual period? Make sure you're not pregnant. LMP? Past medical history? Most likely, you are having an allergic reaction to something you touched in that area. There are other possibilities. You can try over the counter topical steroid and benadryl to treat the itch. See MD if it is bothering you for an in person evaluation since there are other possibilities, need exam 2b sur ...Read more
Rash on my 6 year old daugther. Small red bumps. In small patches itching and some swelling with it. Not sure what it could be and how to help her
See below: You have to be seen by your family doctor. It's impossible to diagnose online. ...Read more
I have been experiencing itching without a rash followed by a burning sensation, crawling feeling underneath skin and small red bumps. Help please!
Red bumps: If the red bumps clear within a day, they may be hives caused by an allergic reaction to something internal(example=food) or external by something coming in contact with your body. If the bumps persist for a few days, insect bites could be the culprit. Taking antihistamine like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin(nondrowsy) helps. See a dermatologist or allergist as needed. ...Read more
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?
Be4 washing off makeup, area under bottom lip was itching, woke up to 2 itchy small red bumps under lip. What is this? What could I do to heal it?
Herpes: Labialis likely. Use Denavir (penciclovir) or Zovirax ...Read more
I have itchy, small red bumps that look like hives on my inner thigh an arms and face is itching now as well the more I itch the small red bumps I see?
I suggest you see: A dermatologist for diagnosis and treatmentGet a more detailed answer ›
I have small red bumps that itch now and then that fade away then come back. I am sexually active, It hasn't spread anywhere or to my boyfriend?
?infection: It is probably nothing serious. So you could watch to see if it will go away. It may be a ring worm infection which can settle down itself. If it is bothering you too much, seek medical check up and take medication for local application. ...Read more
My boyfriend has small red bumps that seem to spread to different areas of his body and itch only sometimes. Is it a rash or something different?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause small red bumps. It is helpful that they seem to move and not stay around long. It could be as simple as skin irritation from a soap, detergent, dryer sheet or lotion he is using. Removing products with dyes and perfumes can often improve this type of rash. If it persists, try a good hypoallergenic emollient cream and see your doctor if it continues. ...Read more
What are these two small red bumps on my finger and one on the outside of my lower lip? They don't get bigger, spread, itch, or hurt.
Boils: The best and most important thing to do would be to have culture done on the pus from the boil. Once the inciting bacteria is identified, then the right oral antibiotic can be used to kill the offending germ all through the body. Using hibiclens soap twice a week in the shower for 2-3 weeks can also kill bacteria but it is not meant for long term use. ...Read more
I have dry white patches & small red bumps that started on r. Forearm several weeks ago but have now spread to other arm & stomach. It doesn't itch.?
Need an exam: You need a physician to look at the lesions to make a diagnosis. Impossible to give you answer without picture. ...Read more
I have small red bumps all over my stomach and it has spread to my wrist and thighs, they itch bad?
Rash: See your dermatologist or family doctor. There are many causes fr rashes. If it is spreading and getting worse you should get it diagnosed in order to receive treatment. ...Read more
Small red bumps on arm w/fluid, like tiny bug bites & VERY itchy. Nothing stops the itch. Got tattoo right before onset. Spread small bit up arm.
Tm you need to see m: Sounds like scanies with way you prescribe it. Gi to doctor ASAP for treatment ...Read more
What are the side effects from taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)? I am noticing small red bumps (that itch) on my arms and legs, diarrhea, headaches, and pains.
I continued taking penicillin for 2 days after the small red bumps started to appear. They spread. Been off med for 3 days now When will this go awa?
Go back to doc: Sounds like you need to return to doctor for a re-evaluation ...Read more
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