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Sudden itchy red raised bumps all over face. They disappear after a few hours or so. This occurs once in a blue moon but definitely not a 1 time thing?

Sudden itchy red raised bumps all over face. They disappear after a few hours or so. This occurs once in a blue moon but definitely not a 1 time thing?

Allergy: I sounds like you may be allergic to something in your environment. The fact that it occurs infrequently could mean it is something which is seasonal. See if there is a consistent time of the year or weather condition that is associated with the rash or any environmental condition. At the time you have the rash it should be examined and if necessary a biopsy should be done. ...Read more

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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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My son has small itchy bumps that hurt ?

My son has small  itchy bumps that hurt ?

Eval: 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

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Looks like a scratch then gets itchy bumps?

Looks like a scratch then gets itchy bumps?

Dermographism: See a dermatologist. If it is distressing, try cetirazine (Zyrtec) 10mg. Start at 1 a day. Sometimes it can make you sleepy, in which case you can change to loratadine (Claratin). Sometimes it takes 2 or 3 a day. The generic is the same, only costs less. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps in a row, what could they be?

Small itchy bumps in a row, what could they be?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause itchy bumps. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bunch of itchy bumps help?

Itchy bumps: They need to be examined to determine what they are, you can apply a topical steroid cream until you see your doctor ...Read more

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What causes white itchy bumps to appear on the body?

What causes white itchy bumps to appear on the body?

Could be an: Allergic reaction to something you have been exposed to, sometimes called hives. Please see your doc so it can be identified, treated, and you can figure out what to avoid if necessary. A more extreme version of this can close your throat so please get checked. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What should I do if my skin is covered in itchy bumps?

What should I do if my skin is covered in itchy bumps?

Itchy bumps: You can take oral medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Chlorpheniramine for itching. Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more

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What could cause small itchy bumps on my child's back?

What could cause small itchy bumps on my child's back?

Itchy rashes...: do have a large differential diagnoses in Pediatrics...from insect bites to infectious...like scabies.Only through a physical and history examination the diagnosis can be established. ...Read more

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What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

What are the causes of tiny itchy bumps on bellybutton?

Nickel allergy: Nickel allergy from the snaps on blue jeans or a metal belt buckle is a common cause of an itchy red rash near the umbilicus (belly button). A dermatologist or allergist can confirm using an allergy patch test. ...Read more