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What could red itchy bumps on your legs be?

What could red itchy bumps on your legs be?

Rash: Hives are a red, raised and intensely itchy rash that looks very similar to a mosquito bite. Each separate hive will last less than 24 hours although the sum amount of all hives can persist for a long time. Any rash is best diagnosed by a doctor actually visualizing the rash. ...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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I have non-itchy red blotches on legs. What could be the reason?

I have non-itchy red blotches on legs. What could be the reason?

See below: Without seeing the rash, it is hard to give an answer. The etiologies of such rash would be a long list and to narrow the list we would need to see the rash. ...Read more

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What could cause tender red bumps on your head?

What could cause tender red bumps on your head?

Infection: Infected hair follicles or the area surrounding the hairs can cause an inflammed tight sensation. If painful and extensive it requires oral antibiotics.Do not use occlusive hair products and disinfect or discard infected brushes and combs to prevent reinfection once cleared. ...Read more

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Non-itchy rash around mouth and red bumps on torso. What could this be?

Non-itchy rash around mouth and red bumps on torso. What could this be?

Rashes: They may not be related, you need to see a doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What could these spreading red spots on legs and feet be?

What could these spreading red spots on legs and feet be?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What could be causing red and blue/purple-ish splotches on my legs after shower?

What could be causing red and blue/purple-ish splotches on my legs after shower?

Warm water: Warm water can cause skin blood vessels to dilate and bring more blood close to the skin surface in attempt to cool off. Try using cooler shower water. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on inner thigh with red bumps. What would that possibly be?

Itchy rash on inner thigh with red bumps. What would that possibly be?

Hard to tell: Without seeing the rash it is very difficult to know. It sounds like simple things but it should be seen in order to treat it properly. ...Read more

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What can be done for itchy red pimple like dots on legs and wrists?

What can be done for itchy red pimple like dots on legs and wrists?

The treatment will: depend on the cause. You can take an oral antihistamine for the itching, but depending on what, if any, other symptoms you have, you may need a more specific treatment. Please contact your doctor or a dermatologist to be seen. If you are a HealthTap Prime member, you can consult one of us and send a photo and we may be able to help you that way. ...Read more

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Red blotches on neck and chest not itchy or raised . What could it be ?

Red blotches on neck and chest not itchy or raised . What could it be ?

Possible causes: Are stress anxiety, allergies, body heat , acne. Inflammatory disorder or they could be signs of an illness that needs medical attention. ...Read more

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I have big red itchy bumps on the back of my legs . What could it be other than bug bites?

I have big red itchy bumps on the back of my legs . What could it be other than bug bites?

Hives: These may be hives, insect bites or an allergic reaction to something that comes in contact with your legs. Hives clear in a day whereas the other two last days. Antihistamines should help in any case. ...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

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What can cause itchy red bumps on my neck?

What can cause itchy red bumps on my neck?

Bumps: 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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Red bumps on toes, what could that be?

Red bumps on toes, what could that be?

Athletes foot: You may have the beginning on an athletes foot infection. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps on ankles and feet. Should i be worried?

Red itchy bumps on ankles and feet. Should i be worried?

See below: Could be bug bites, try a cortisone cream and see if this helps, if not see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can these circular red bumps be on my penis head?

What can these circular red bumps be on my penis head?

Penis: Tyson's glands circle the head (glans) of the penis and produce smegma. If the the glands are swollen and/or red, it is best to see a urologist for treatment. There may be an infection. ...Read more

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What could a red itchy rash on knuckles and elbows be?

What could a red itchy rash on knuckles and elbows be?

Psoriasis?: It could be psoriasis. It could be something else. I would see a dermatologist for it. ...Read more

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What could red itchy bumps all over be from?

What could red itchy bumps all over be from?

See a dermatologist: A skin specialist is your best chance for relief. Precise diagnosis will indicate what you need to do. ...Read more

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