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My left calf keeps getting small bumps that appear to be hot. They come and go every 6 months?

My left calf keeps getting small bumps that appear to be hot.  They come and go every 6 months?

Hard to know: Heat and bumpy usually means inflammation and could be related to an allergic response to something. Coming and going every 6 months is interesting and could be related to something seasonal? Prob best to see a dermatologist when you are having the condition so that they can evaluate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on the back of both upper calves. They don't hurt or itch. Appeared when I woke up a couple of days ago. What could it be?

I have small red bumps on the back of both upper calves. They don't hurt or itch. Appeared when I woke up a couple of days ago. What could it be?

Red bumps: I would be suspicious of insect bites despite lack of itching. If lesions don't resolve or if new ones appear, consult your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on the back of my legs. What is this and can I get medication for it?

I have small bumps on the back of my legs. What is this and can I get medication for it?

Allergy: If it does not itch and it bothers you try otc-hydrocortizone 10 ointment and see in 3 to 5 days, if it is insect bites use vicks vaporub. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with lots of tiny bumps on both of my legs what is that what can I do ? I'm 36 years old

I woke up this morning with lots of tiny bumps on both of my legs what is that what can I do ? I'm 36 years old

Go see your doctor: Before telling you what to do, we need to figure out what you have! but in order to figure out what you have, we need to examine you & get a more detailed story. That's why you need to go see your doc. Any new soaps, lotions, detergents, bedding materials, clothing? Any ill contacts? Recent travel? Camping? Medications? Bottom line: go see your doc. ...Read more

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What is this raised red bump in the middle of my right calf? Its small and has been there for over a year. Texture it pretty tough. Does not itch.

What is this raised red bump in the middle of my right calf?  Its small and has been there for over a year. Texture it pretty tough. Does not itch.

Soft tissue growth: Most likely it is a benign soft tissue growth (tumor). Since it's been there for over a year without significant change goes against malignancy, but a benign tumor is very much possible. Biopsy may be able to provide definite answer, but consult with a physician is a must to move on with this. ...Read more

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I have red tiny bumps on my legs and it fells like needles being pockedwhat is that a sing of ?

I have red tiny bumps on my legs and it fells like needles being pockedwhat is that a sing of ?

Heat rash?: Have you been sweating a lot recently? With the hot weather starting heat rash (prickly heat) is a common problem. Hard to say for sure without seeing this. Try taking a hot shower and scrubbing the area, then applying a moisturizing lotion. If this doesn't get better in 24-48 hours or is getting worse, contact your doc or consult a local doc here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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What could all the tiny bumps over my babies arms and legs be?

What could all the tiny bumps over my babies arms and legs be?

Possibly ringworm: Ringworm is very common in kids - by some estimates, up to 1 in 5 have a patch at any given time. The classic ringworm rash starts as a dry, slightly raised, mostly round patch, which may be slightly red. The patch may also be somewhat itchy. As it grows, the center of the patch often clears, leaving a ring-like appearance...More info: http://www.Drgreene.Com/azguide/ringworm. ...Read more

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What could these small itchy bumps on my arms and legs be?

What could these small itchy bumps on my arms and legs be?

Rash: A rash really needs to be visualized by a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Fyi: a red, raised and intensely itchy rash is often hives but it can also be ? ...Read more