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What are red bumps on my stomach that are painful and seem to be spreading?

What are red bumps on my stomach that are painful and seem to be spreading?

Painful Bumps: Without seeing the bumps it is difficult to make a diagnosis. Painful bumps can be shingles, a bacterial infection, a fungal infection, or other. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Red bumps on my stomach. They spread to my chest and then arms and thighs. Been in hottub. Spread out, feel like ingrown hair, no itch, folliculitis?

Red bumps on my stomach. They spread to my chest and then arms and thighs. Been in hottub. Spread out, feel like ingrown hair, no itch, folliculitis?

Could be: It could be "hot-tub folliculitis" which typically goes away on its own if a person stays out of the hot tub until the rash is gone. Rashes are hard to describe and to visualize in words, so a doctor would have to examine the rash to tell what it really could be. ...Read more

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I have dry white patches & small red bumps that started on r. Forearm several weeks ago but have now spread to other arm & stomach. It doesn't itch.?

I have dry white patches & small red bumps that started on r. Forearm several weeks ago but have now spread to other arm & stomach. It doesn't itch.?

Need an exam: You need a physician to look at the lesions to make a diagnosis. Impossible to give you answer without picture. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps all over my stomach and it has spread to my wrist and thighs, they itch bad?

I have small red bumps all over my stomach and it has spread to my wrist and thighs, they itch bad?

Rash: See your dermatologist or family doctor. There are many causes fr rashes. If it is spreading and getting worse you should get it diagnosed in order to receive treatment. ...Read more

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My 3 & 6 yr olds both got some red bumps on stomach and slowly spread to chest and arms and face. They do not become blisters. They also don't itch.

My 3 & 6 yr olds both got some red bumps on stomach and slowly spread to chest and arms and face. They do not become blisters. They also don't itch.

Contagious v exposur: Since they both have this rash, you must consider something contagious like a virus, impetigo, or something they were both exposed to like insect bites, although most do itch. Best to take them to their pediatrician for a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have dark spots and red bumps under my breast. It spread to my stomach and face. I'm thinking yeast infection. How can I heal keep it from spreading?

I have dark spots and red bumps under my breast. It spread to my stomach and face. I'm thinking yeast infection. How can I heal keep it from spreading?

Get it checked: If it is spreading then don't assume it is yeast without having a doctor look at it. There are some life threatening skin infections that can spread. Have it looked at and discuss treatment options further with physician ...Read more

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I have a rash on my stomach, it itches a little but is also painful. Its just a few red bumps. What could it be?

I have a rash on my stomach, it itches a little but is also painful. Its just a few red bumps. What could it be?

Shingles: After you get chickenpox, the virus remains inactive (becomes dormant) in certain nerves in the body. Shingles occurs after the virus becomes active again in these nerves years later.
The reason the virus suddenly becomes active again is not clear. Often only one attack occurs.
Shingles may develop in any age group, but you are more likely to develop the condition if: your immune system is weak. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on my stomach and pelvis. I was in a hot tub about a week ago. The bumps are in groups if twos and seem to be spreading.

I have small red bumps on my stomach and pelvis. I was in a hot tub about a week ago. The bumps are in groups if twos and seem to be spreading.

Let me ask you: If those bumps cause pain and burning, are they oozing clear fluids or thick cloudy fluids, if they do, we two diagnosis, either they shingle or skin infection.
Cause by staphylococcus. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.

I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.

What is it?: Miliaria responds to removing the cause. One fooler is pityriasis rubra. Another is acne mechanics. There a few other mimics. I hope you find the explanation. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on my stomach?

I have red bumps on my stomach?

Folliculitis?: May be minor infection of hair follicles which could respond to antibacterial soap such as hibicleans or o/c acne med. If it persists see md for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have weird little red bumps on my stomach that I just noticed in the past week. What could this be?

I have weird little red bumps on my stomach that I just noticed in the past week. What could this be?

Uncertain: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I have 8-10 red bumps on my stomach. They don't itch or hurt. I didn't even know they were there until I was getting ready this morning. What are they?

I have 8-10 red bumps on my stomach. They don't itch or hurt. I didn't even know they were there until I was getting ready this morning. What are they?

Red bumps: Without seeing these and their distribution it is impossible to tell over the internet. Sounds as if they may be insect bites, but who knows. See a doctor and have them look at these. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please tell me what this red bumps on my stomach are an the darker skin above my lips an pain on left side with sex an eating?

Please tell me what this red bumps on my stomach are an the darker skin above my lips an pain on left side with sex an eating?

Request consult: By requesting a formal consult, you will be able to video consult or download pictures for a more complete evaluation and answer. We are unable to view records or pictures in this forum. Hope we can help you soon! ...Read more

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Small red bumps on my stomach won't go away. Ingrown hair maybe? How can I treat this? Thank you. Tom

Small red bumps on my stomach won't go away. Ingrown hair maybe? How can I treat this? Thank you. Tom

On line consultation: Would like to help but it's not possible to diagnose your rash without seeing it. You can have an online consultation on Health Tap where you can upload photos of the rash. They should be in sharp focus and include several closeups as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My eight month old son has little red bumps on his stomach what are they?

Rashes: It is difficult to answer your question. There are several causes for what you have described and it is difficult to make a diagnosis without looking at the rash itself. If your son is experiencing any other discomfort such as a fever, itching, or irritability, you should take your child to your pediatrician. Most causes of what you describe are nothing to worry about, but it should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Hi, I need your help. This is for me. I wanted to ask you. If I have red bumps on my upper stomach. Should I be concerned? They don't itch...

Hi, I need your help. This is for me. I wanted to ask you. If I have red bumps on my upper stomach. Should I be concerned? They don't itch...

Get examined: Minor rashes and dermatitis can be common. Simple heat rashes can cause little bumps. If the bumps do not go away, then get and exam to be properly diagnosed so any treatment if needed can be undertaken. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have non itchy red bumps my stomach. What are they?

I have non itchy red bumps my stomach. What are they?

Not that smart: I can tell you what they're not but not what they are. They are not hives. Hives itch. With rashes a picture is worth a 1000 words. Please see an experienced clinician - that is someone who has seen a lot of rashes - the diagnosis is often obvious with a single look. What could it be? Viral infection, insect bites, drug reaction - to name a few. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps on chest and stomach, how can I treat this?

I have tiny red bumps on chest and stomach, how can I treat this?

Derm eval: 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

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I have a lot of red bumps with what looks like puss in the middle, on my back, stomach and my sides. What could this be from?

I have a lot of red bumps with what looks like puss in the middle, on my back, stomach and my sides. What could this be from?

Rash: There are a number of potential causes. You should see your dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. There are too many possibilities to be able to diagnose it from your description. However you want to see your doctor to be sure it is not an infection. ...Read more

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My fianceé has these not huge but medium size red bumps on his stomach near his waist line, he say sometimes he notices them but sometimes doesn't.

My fianceé has these not huge but medium size red bumps on his stomach near his waist line, he say sometimes he notices them but sometimes doesn't.

There are quite a: Few potential diagnoses for what you describe. Some of these are contagious or potentially serious. Unfortunately this cannot be evaluated over the internet without being able to see and examine the areas. Make an appointment with a health care provider for examination and potentially culture. ...Read more

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Red bumps on the side of stomach and missed period?

Red bumps on the side of stomach and missed period?

Unrelated: Your symptoms would not be related. A missed period can be due to causes other than just pregnancy. Be sure to check home pregnancy test (HPT) and if (-) recheck it in one week...........Your cycle is controlled by hormones secreted by your brain. Rapid weight change, exercise and stress can caused a missed cycle. Other medical conditions can also cause it like PCOS. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps on my back and stomach they have been there for 2-3 days?

I have itchy red bumps on my back and stomach they have been there for 2-3 days?

Many possibilities: From your description it is not possible to come up with a single answer. It is best that you consider being seen by a dermatologist to help, clarify the problem and possible treatments. ...Read more

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My son has red bumps on the right side of his stomach, they are itchy, and it seems that there are red small spots on his back, not sure of what it is?

My son has red bumps on the right side of his stomach, they are itchy, and it seems that there are red small spots on his back, not sure of what it is?

Not sure: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised. Red bumps are elevations ...Read more