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Warts All Over Face
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them see what you have. ...Read more
Many possibilities.: "bumpy skin" can have a variety of different causes. How long has it been present? Are there any symptoms? Were you taking any medicines or food supplements when it started? Have you been sick recently? We really need more information; or better still, let a dermatologist examine you in person and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
Extreme dandruff, itchy scalp and face, skin shedding all over body, face and ears all of a sudden? Skin flakes everywhere. No dietary changes
See below: You may try home treatment as given in the link below: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/understanding-dandruff-treatment If home treatment is not effective, it would be prudent to see a dermatologist to rule out other disorders, e.g., psoriasis. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
No clue: You can get the most from the site when you provide background information like age, presence of other symptoms, type of spot (flat,raised)etc.Without this background it is impossible to narrow down the types of things this could be. The answers on this open site are donated by the volunteer physicians.Any minor cost from wordy questions keeps the site open.You are welcome to start over. ...Read more
I have 6+ various scaly red patches of skin on my chest, arms, neck and face. All of them are different sizes but don't itch, or burn. Ringworm?
No: Both acne and dandruff are common. It's a basic mistake to try to figure out why you've got acne -- the only exception is women with serious hormonal disturbances causing severe acne. Manage it instead. If topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid haven't cleared you in a few weeks, get with your physician. ...Read more
Itching is a problem: The most common reason for general itching is dry skin, especially in the winter. If the non-red bumps are on the upper outer arms, this could be keratosis pilaris. If generalized itching is persistent or worsening without dry skin, then see your physician for a thorough evaluation as some liver and kidney issues are possibilities. ...Read more
Yes: Newborns often have a red rash, which may be bumpy or even look like little pimples, called "erythema toxicum." sounds scary, but means nothing and will go away on its own. Heat rash can cause little red bumps. If you're not sure of the cause, have your doc take a look. (especially if they have any other symptoms.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stella has all these little bites or small raised bumps all over her body. They don't seem to itch.
30 weeks pregnant. Miserable itching rash that has spread all over body and face. Has tried benadryl, (diphenhydramine) atarax and multiple creams unsuccessfully?
PUPPP: You may have puppp - pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, a benign but itchy problem that resolves at delivery. But there are many causes of itchy rashes. If miserable see your primary care provider, midwife, OB or dermatologist. A picture is worth a 1000 words. They may know it & what is best to do when they see it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scientific Rx: Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. I see that you already have scarring from your acne having been neglected when you were younger. I'm sorry this happened. At age 19, you're old enough to phone your physician who can add prescription-strength Rx to your benzoyl peroxide regimen. You will probably need to do this. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difficult to say: Aks are not usually itchy. But they can be. If they are "all over" meaning they are also on skin usually covered by clothing then that makes them less likely to be aks. I would suggest you have them examined. ...Read more
Manage it: WIth this type of acne, topical retinoic acid is your best friend. It's not pleasant, but it will help. Your personal physician may have something to add. It's not your fault, it's not related to lifestyle or hygiene, but you are an adult and it's your right and duty to take care of it . Best wishes. ...Read more