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Itchy bumps starting on my shoulder going partway down my arm They are close together get farther apart as they go. They are in a straight line?

Itchy bumps starting on my shoulder going partway down my arm They are close together get farther apart as they go. They are in a straight line?

Hard to tell: If this involves only one side and follows a dermatome pattern (google dermatone) , then this may be the beginning stage of shingles which will likely become painful later on. On the other hand, it is hard to tell what you may have given the scanty amount of information and vague description. ...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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Itchy bumps on my thigh, what could they be? Some turned into black bruises.Started about a week ago on my left thigh, now on my right and shoulder too.

Itchy bumps on my thigh, what could they be? Some turned into black bruises.Started about a week ago on my left thigh, now on my right and shoulder too.

Dermatitis: Sounds like you have a dermatitis (not otherwise specified) and an exam would define it more specifically. Most dermatitis like, itchy skin eruptions can be treated with a topical steroid and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as an antihistamine (which can also help with the itch). If severe, then get derm eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have some colourless itchy bumps on my skin. Primarily on my wrists, feet, ankles, tops of the arm and shoulder. It's itching like crazy?

I have some colourless itchy bumps on my skin. Primarily on my wrists, feet, ankles, tops of the arm and shoulder. It's itching like crazy?

See doctor: It is hard to tell what may be causing it without a direct exam. Nonetheless you may try taking antihistamines to see if they help. A dermatology consult may be required if antihistamine does not help or the problem is getting worse. Any new drug or supplement introduced within the month prior to the onset of the rash may be a suspect also. ...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

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What may this tiny itchy bumps on my inner thighs might be? Had them since summer.

What may this tiny itchy bumps on my inner thighs might be? Had them since summer.

Folliculitis?: Could be inflammed hair follicles. However it is impossible to give exact answer from brief des ription. A trial of acne cream in one area may help.If persists see md. 5 months is long enough to wait for it to go away. ...Read more

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I have these tiny itchy bumps on lip. Anything i can take for this?

I have these tiny itchy bumps on lip. Anything i can take for this?

Rash evaluation: Rash evaluation typically requires a physical exam for an accurate diagnosis. Step one; stop any topicals that touch your lips such as lip balm or lip stick, this could be an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Tiny itchy bumps on ny wrist and elbow it only happens during spring/summer time.

Tiny itchy bumps on ny wrist and elbow it only happens during spring/summer time.

Contact or solar: Dermatitis of the skin can be from exposure (poison ivy/oak/sumac,) other direct allergens and sometimes the sun. Review with a dermatologist if progressive, persistent or blistering. ...Read more

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I have tiny itchy bumps on my big toe what could it possibly be?

I have tiny itchy bumps on my big toe  what could it possibly be?

Dyshidrotic Eczema: 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: http://dermnetnz.Org/dermatitis/pompholyx.Html 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

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I have tiny itchy bumps on my lips what does it mean and how do I get it to go away before September 24?

I have tiny itchy bumps on my lips what does it mean and how do I get it to go away before September 24?

May be lip eczema: Itchy bumps on lips might be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream (twice a day for 1 week) plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes lip balm or lip sunscreen chemicals cause an allergic reaction. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's her habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can help. ...Read more