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Dr. Al Hegab
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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?

Dr. Al Hegab
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
35 years in practice
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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?

? 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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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Victor Bonuel
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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?

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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Dr. Erine Kupetsky
Board Certified, Family Medicine
11 years in practice
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I have itchy bumps on the side of my elbow, side of my knees, side of my armpits, on my waist and my lower spine. ?

Dr. Erine Kupetsky
Board Certified, Family Medicine
11 years in practice
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I have itchy bumps on the side of my elbow, side of my knees, side of my armpits, on my waist and my lower spine.  ?

Need pic: I think a picture wil be helpful in diagnosing your problem. It could be anything from eczema to molluscum, to scabies. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
52 years in practice
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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.

Dr. John Chiu
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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.

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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Dr. Katharine Cox
Board Certified, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
40 years in practice
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Hi! I have -extremely- itchy bumps on my legs. Not quite blisters, just circles of red. On the back of my thigh above the knee armpit.What is this?ty

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Hi! I have -extremely- itchy bumps on my legs. Not quite blisters,  just circles of red. On the back of my thigh above the knee armpit.What is this?ty

Rash: Difficult to say without seeing them but the fact they are so itchy makes me think of hives or bites. Send a picture if you can. Keep them clean and use an antihistamine. All the best. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Board Certified, Family Medicine
33 years in practice
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Hello, my brother has very itchy bumps at his back for 3 weeks now. is it allergy or else? doctors dont know the cause. they just give treatments.

Dr. Susan Rhoads
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Hello, my brother has very itchy bumps at his back for 3 weeks now. is it allergy or else? doctors dont know the cause. they just give treatments.

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Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
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I have red itchy bumps on torso, what is this and treatment?

Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I have red itchy bumps on torso, what is this and treatment?

Bite: Probably an allergic reaction to an insect bite or a plant like poison ivy .I would keep it clean and use Hydrocortisone cream to lessen the itch. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
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I have red itchy bumps all over, what is this and treatment?

Dr. J. Patrick Tokarz
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I have red itchy bumps all over, what is this and treatment?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have . If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up . If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. James Eitner
Board Certified, Family Medicine
29 years in practice
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I have red itchy bumps on my lady parts!, what is this and treatment?

Dr. James Eitner
Board Certified, Family Medicine
29 years in practice
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I have red itchy bumps on my lady parts!, what is this and treatment?

Really Needs Exam: It could be several things from fungal infections, irritated or infected hair follicles, heat rash/chaffing, etc. It really needs to be examined to be sure. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
24 years in practice
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I have red itchy bumps all over body , what is this and treatment?

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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I have red itchy bumps all over body , what is this and treatment?

Rash: It needs to be examined for proper treatment. ...Read more

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