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Clustered red & white itchy bumps in one area on my right torso at the waistline, my right armpit is itchy now too. Any suggestions for meds & diagnos?

Clustered red & white itchy bumps in one area on my right torso at the waistline, my right armpit is itchy now too. Any suggestions for meds & diagnos?

It's hard to : Diagnose and treat without a direct physical exam. Possibilities may include eczema, fungal/tinea etc. Go see ur pcp or derma for an accurate diagnosis. Take care! http://www.Healthline.Com/health/rashes. ...Read more

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I've had a rash location inner thigh area and penis for several MONTHS. 24M HSV2 test results neg. Itchy Red dots. Leaking lesions on penis. ?

I've had a rash location inner thigh area and penis for several MONTHS. 24M HSV2 test results neg. Itchy Red dots. Leaking lesions on penis. ?

See urologist: Sounds like you may have contracted an infection which may be from STD. Since the problem has been present for over 3 months, it's time for you to consult a doctor preferably an urologist. ...Read more

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Odd rash on lower abdomen red and itchy flaky hafd for two years?

Odd rash on lower abdomen red and itchy flaky hafd for two years?

? Nickel dermatitis: Many possibilities but common is a nickel dermatitis from the button on your jeans. I would apply otc Hydrocortisone 3x daily (rx works better if you go to a dermatologist) and avoid wearing any pants with buttons. If it goes away and you want to wear jeans again, you will need to apply 3 coats of clear nail polish before you wear them every time. Please get checked if not resolved. ...Read more

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What are these itchy little bumps on my upper abdomen?

What are these itchy little bumps on my upper abdomen?

Skin rashes: It is very difficult to diagnose skin rashes without actually seeing it. Red bumps that itch are commonly eczema. You might try otc Hydrocortisone cream applying a thin layer to the rashes once or twice a day and use skin moisterizer daily. If it does not go away, you should see a physician to get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi , I have been woken up the past few nights with itchy red bumps on both legs. Itchy bumps that appear on arms and red itchy bumps in both armpits.

Hi , I have been woken up the past few nights with itchy red bumps on both legs. Itchy bumps that appear on arms and red itchy bumps in both armpits.

Viral?: This may be from a viral or drug reaction. If the bumps come and go within hours, try taking antihistamine. If they lasts over 24 hrs, try topical hydrocortisone. If the problem worsens or persists for for more 2 weeks. see your doctor. ...Read more

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21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

21y Male Itching balls, then flat red rash on penis head, now few itchy bumps on balls (1cm each) itchy Rash on inner thighs Itch mostly @ night?

May be fungus/yeast: It is very difficult to diagnose any kind of rash in genital area without looking at it. My guess is that it is a fungus or yeast infection. Try any antifungal like Monistat-derm. Follow the directions of using it properly and if not better in a week, see a Dermatologist if you can or see a family doctor. ...Read more

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White blotches on palms. itchy skin rash all over. white tongue. Itchy pubic area Had unprotected oral sex. Itchy bumps on cheeks and chin. Help plz?

White blotches on palms. itchy skin rash all over.  white tongue. Itchy pubic area Had unprotected oral sex. Itchy bumps on cheeks and chin. Help plz?

Probably unrelated: You may possibly have contracted scabies from the contact but there are also other potential causes unrelated to the sexual contact. See a doctor if this has been presented for more than 3 days or been getting worse. ...Read more

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I have a red bumpy itchy rash on my scrotum. Been treating it for jock itch for 4 days, now I have blood blisters there. Any ideas on what this is?

I have a red bumpy itchy rash on my scrotum. Been treating it for jock itch for 4 days, now I have blood blisters there. Any ideas on what this is?

See answer : A yeast (candida) or fungal infection is likely the most common cause of a reddened, itchy scrotum which should respond to keeping it clean, dry and an antifungal cream. A contact dermatitis which is an irritation from an allergen is also common and may be from: changes in clothing material, soap, fabric softener, or any chemical. Responds best to steroid cream. Scabies infection also can cause. ...Read more

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What are these itchy bumps at my chin area and my jaw area?? theyve been there for months! Grows puss, clear, then repeat. Folliculitis? what are they

What are these itchy bumps at my chin area and my jaw area?? theyve been there for months! Grows puss, clear, then repeat. Folliculitis? what are they

Folliculitis: Definitely sounds like folliculitis. Try better shaving technique. Make sure to use hot water to open pores and try shaving daily with a sharp blade to prevent curly beard hair from growing back into skin which can set up these types of reactions. Moisturize area after each shave to keep skin healthy. If there are signs of infection might need topical bacterial ointment. ...Read more

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Non itchy tiny red pimple-like bumps on my upper chest. I have been applying a steroid cream for a fungal infection, then these bumps appeared.

Non itchy tiny red pimple-like bumps on my upper chest. I have been applying a steroid cream for a fungal infection, then these bumps appeared.

See a dermatologist: Steroid cream is not good for fungus infections, often makes them worse. Probably not fungus, though. It is not possible to define this without an inspection of the skin, preferably by a skin specialist. ...Read more

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Recurrent rash on my stomach it looks like an allergic reaction. It's ichy and bumps are appearing on different spots of my stomach. I used calamine?

Recurrent rash on my stomach it looks like an allergic reaction. It's ichy and bumps are appearing on different spots of my stomach. I used calamine?

Allergic reaction?: Itchy rashes are usually allergic reactions, but sometimes are from skin infections. Many people find that hydrocortisone cream helps, plus taking an antihistamine pill (allergy medicine). People who have a history of eczema can have itchy rashes appear off and on. Sometimes there are skin infections like folliculitis, pimples, impetigo, etc... A doctor can evaluate to see what it all might be. ...Read more

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What do I have? Symptoms are itchy scalp, burning scalp, blisters on scalp, and sting on my scalp.

What do I have? Symptoms are itchy scalp, burning scalp, blisters on scalp, and sting on my scalp.

Scalp itch: Not sure if u r on medications that can cause itching. Best to have it looked at by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I've had little red itchy bumps on my armpits and groin area (inner thigh) for the past few days. What could it be?

I've had little red itchy bumps on my armpits and groin area (inner thigh) for the past few days. What could it be?

? Infection: of hair follicles, or fungal infection, keep the area clean and dry, avoid tight clothing/underwear, try OTC antibiotic cream, unless allergic to it , if fungal infection, OTC antifungal cream can help too, if no improvement in few days, please see your doctor for proper management ...Read more

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I have this rash of small red itchy bumps spread out. For 5 days . On upper back, arms, inner thigh, sides. 39wks preg. What should I do? What is it

I have this rash of small red itchy bumps spread out. For 5 days . On upper back, arms, inner thigh, sides. 39wks preg. What should I do? What is it

Take a medication: The rash that you describe can be due to many causes. At this point you can take an otc class b antihistamine such as Cetirizine 10mg and apply an anti-itch cream such as sarna with pramoxime (not benadryl). If no better or worsening, see you physician. ...Read more

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Rash-like, itchy, lumps/bumps. Mainly on back and neck. Starting to itch and rash on chest. Armpits itchy.

Rash-like, itchy, lumps/bumps. Mainly on back and neck. Starting to itch and rash on chest. Armpits itchy.

Allergic reaction: The severity of allergies varies and can range from minor irritation to anaphylaxis (shock) — a potentially life-threatening emergency. If your symptoms after starting a new medication, call the doctor who prescribed it immediately. If you are developing a breathing problems call 911. ...Read more

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Small bumps spreading on body? Doctor says its heat rash or allergies? It's been 6 days. Very itchy. Wrong diagnosis?

Small bumps spreading on body? Doctor says its heat rash or allergies? It's been 6 days. Very itchy.  

Wrong diagnosis?

Allergies or hives: You need re-evaluation by your doctor or dermatologist. Hives (urticaria) is a form of allergic reaction with welts that come and go (increased on skin folds/creases, or after scratching). Many other causes of itchy rash - such as scabies (intense itching, starts in one place and spreads, small bumps + scratch marks, it spreads to others), drug reaction, food allergy, liver disease,... etc ...Read more

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Non itchy red welts/bumps started on stomach then spread to back and upper thigh area? Bumps are slightly raised

Rash: it's difficult to tell you what kind of rash you have without seeing it but it may be related to hives or urticaria from something you are allergic to or something that you ate. You might want to try orc benadryl (diphenhydramine) orally or topically to see if it help. Good luck ...Read more

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Treatment for herpe symptoms burning itching bumps on private area?

Treatment for herpe symptoms burning itching bumps on private area?

Antiviral 4 outbreak: If you have been previously diagnosed with genital herpes, an antiviral medication may be prescribed during an outbreak: such as oral valtrex (valacyclovir). If you haven't been diagnosed, further doctor evaluation needs to be performed regardless , to determine if it's a herpes outbreak or a combined genital infection. Herpes can be transmitted between individuals without symptoms. ...Read more

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

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