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Tiny Itchy Bumps On Eyelid
I have these little tiny itchy bumps all on my left eyelid. One doctor said vital infection eye doctor said bug bite it's not getting better?
See an eyeMD or Derm: It is hard to tell by your question what is going on. An eyemd or dermatologist should be able to help you if it is not getting better. ...Read more
What could small itchy bumps on legs every time I scratch it or even I don't. Few days ago under my eyelid is pale. What does it mean?
Always very tough to tell what rashes are without seeing them. Best to make appointment with your healthcare provider. If rash is not there at the time, take pictures of it. Can be very helpful With rashes, as a provider, we really need to see and many times touch/feel them to be able to help you.
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Sudden appearance of red itchy rash behind my knee, swelling and spreading. I scratched my eyelid and got four bumps there too so its spreading?
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. Behind the knees and on the inside part of the elbow too. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more
I have itchy bumps on my eelids at the lashline (upper lids). I think it's from makeup from a cosmetics store... Is there anything I can put on it?
A few possibilities: This could be due to allergies, dry eyes, or eye infections. The treatments are very different. For allergies, zaditor (ketotifen) is a good otc eye medicine. For dry eyes, lubricating tears are necessary. For infection, usually of the eyelids, start with eyelid warm compress and diluted baby shampoo scrubs. You should have a baseline exam with your eye doctor. ...Read more
I've developed a small red itchy rash on both cornesr of my eyelids. My eyebrows sometimes itch as well. I have VERY sensitive skin, what should I do?
Sounds like eczema: I'd start with hydrocortisone to the affected areas twice a day. You can get the OTC 1% ointment at any pharmacy or market. The key is to apply once after a 10-15 minute shower, and a separate time later in the day. A moisturizer can also help. Vanicream, Eucerin, Cetaphil...these are all good options for a moisturizer. It can go on separately from the medication. This should help! ...Read more
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
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
Contact Dermatitis: Localized itchy rash around area of metal belly piercing is concerning for a possible contact dermatitis. Contact allergens include metals (most commonly nickel), glues, plastics, rubber, fragrances, etc. Avoidance is mainstay of treatment along with topical steroid creams. See an Allergist if you are concerned. Diagnosed by allergen patch testing. ...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
Many answers: You need to check with your doctor and dermatologist who would likely want to know how long these bumps have been present, medications being taken, and other associated symptoms, a skin biopsy may also be needed. ...Read more
Several causes: Little itchy bumps on the nape, several forms of dermatitis (skin inflammation), folliculitis (inflammation ofthe hair follicles),? Psoriasis (a scaly skin condition), or seborrhea (part of it is dandruff) u may want 2 c ur 1ry md or a referral to a dermatologist 2 sort it out see less. ...Read more
There are a number of possibilities for itchy bumps on toes, but dyshidrotic eczema is a common cause of itchy bumps on the fingers and toes:
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Allergic contact dermatitis and fungal infection can also cause small itchy bumps, but a dermatologist can help sort them out and get you a good treatment! ...Read more
?allergy: Any itching skin rash makes me suspect of an allergic reaction to either a medication(have you started taking any new pills recently?) or contact dermatitis which is allergy to any local skin applications like, sprays or skin creams/scents. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the time being, it might help and it is available over the counter. If the reaction is severe or does not settle down then you should see doct ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are very difficult to describe in words, so an exam by a primary care doctor and/or a dermatologist is helpful, when the rash is present. Sometimes rashes occur from bug bites, fungus/yeast, reactions with chemicals, irritants, plants, allergens, etc... Itching makes it more likely an allergic rash or bug bites. If one cannot go to the doctor, a video consult on HealthTap PRIME may help. ...Read more
It depends on rash: Small, very itchy bumps on the inner thighs can be various things. They can include eczema, allergic contact dermatitis, irritant dermatitis, urticaria, candida/yeast infection, psoriasis, fungal infection, scabies, lichen planus, psoriasis, amongst other inflammatory skin disorders. I'd be happy to evaluate your rash and provide the appropriate treatment. ...Read more