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What These Little Red Bumps That Look Like Flea Bites But Seem To Be Spreading
Derm eval: 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
How can you tell the difference between chugged bites, flea bites, and bed bug bites? They are red bumps a little bigger than a typical mosquito bite. I have about 30 spread out over my body with most concentrated around my stomach and back. I live in a w
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SEE A DERMATOLOGIST TO GET RELIEF! ...Read more
I have little red bumps on my back and my chest. They kind of look like flea bites but I'm not quite sure what they are. Can somebody please help me?
Agree w Dr Raff.: Flea bites may be clustered into 3 itchy bumps that bleed & blanch (turn white) when you press on them. They tend to be found at skin folds (breast or groin) & folds of joints (ankle, knee, elbow, axilla) as well as the legs. A rash may develop and swelling can occur as well as secondary infection from scratching. A skin biopsy is sometimes needed to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
I have little bright red bumps that occurred on my hand, wrist and 1 or 2 in other places they look similar to flea bites. Do not itch or hurt?
You really need to: Be seen as it is impossible to diagnose and treat a rash without seeing it. Make an appointment so you can get a proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I've had 5 flea bites turn into ringworms. Now I have a bunch of small red bumps popping up all over my arms. What could it be?
Lately I have been noticing red bumps on my vaginal area they have spread a little bit and sometimes they can be popped but sometimes they are just re?
My son has a rash on his legs that started as a few small red bumps that looked like bug bites. They were very itchy and they have now spread to both?
Small red bumps on arm w/fluid, like tiny bug bites & VERY itchy. Nothing stops the itch. Got tattoo right before onset. Spread small bit up arm.
Tm you need to see m: Sounds like scanies with way you prescribe it. Gi to doctor ASAP for treatment ...Read more
What do the rashes look like if someone has been infected with hiv? Are they small red bumps that look like insect bites that itch?
I have these red bumps looks little yellow in the middle what do u think it is? They itch look like some kind of bug bite
I have small patches of red bumps on my neck and back of shoulders. Almost look like bites, woke up with them but my partner doesn't have them.?
Watch for 2 days: You may try over-the-counter anti-allergy medication cream or tablets, or you could just watch it for the next 48 hours. If getting worse, then have a clinician take a look at it & recommend tests or treatment. Hope that helps. ...Read more
My boyfriend has small red bumps that seem to spread to different areas of his body and itch only sometimes. Is it a rash or something different?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause small red bumps. It is helpful that they seem to move and not stay around long. It could be as simple as skin irritation from a soap, detergent, dryer sheet or lotion he is using. Removing products with dyes and perfumes can often improve this type of rash. If it persists, try a good hypoallergenic emollient cream and see your doctor if it continues. ...Read more
I continued taking penicillin for 2 days after the small red bumps started to appear. They spread. Been off med for 3 days now When will this go awa?
Go back to doc: Sounds like you need to return to doctor for a re evaluation ...Read more
My rat scratched me on thumb. Small bumps came. I scratched them. Then red bumps and puss. It spread to underside of thumb when I scratched. What is it?
Pus with scratch: Consistant with infection. Check with your doctor for exam as you will probably need antibiotics at this point. ...Read more
I have small red bumps in between my buttocks. They don't hurt and they're soft. They're spread apart what could they be?
Red bumps on buttock: May be folliculitis or dry skin-eczema, rarely bites or ringworm/fungal. Could try some desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or A&D ointment with zinc oxide as it has skin protection and antibacterial/ antifungal properties (zinc oxide). other alternative are bacitracin as an antibacterial and a topical steroid (first apply bacitracin, then the topical steroid. F/U w/ doc ...Read more
I am having some red bumps in my back. I'm sure its not acne. They were small and itchy. They are kind of scatering. Started as a group then spreads.?
Needs to be seen: This could be any of a great number of things. One entity that's very common is pityrosporum folliculitis, with red spots at the bases of the tiny hairs; it is easy to treat. Only your physician can tell the cause of a rash. If this is a new rash and you are already taking some kind of medication, consider stopping the rx if you can. ...Read more
I have a cluster of red bumps on my right arm that are itchy. It hasn't spread but there is one big red dot and many little ones. What could it be?
Derm: You should see the dermatologist to get the correct diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more
I have small red bumps that itch every now and then that fade away then come back. I am sexually active, It hasn't spread anywhere or to my boyfriend?
? infection: It is probably nothing serious. So you could watch to see if it will go away. It may be a ring worm infection which can settle down itself. If it is bothering you too much, seek medical check up and take medication for local application. ...Read more
I have red bumps that itch terribly in different areas. I suspected flea bites, but could it be pup? I am 37 weeks pregnant. Could it be pup?
Itchy bumps: Itchy bumps can be puppp (pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy) are one cause of itchy bumps. Flea bites, contact dermatitis, eczema, scabies and other causes are among other possibilities. I recommend you see a board certified dermatologist for help with this. Good luck. ...Read more
I have little red bumps that look like pimples you can pop on my thighs under my butt and on my butt they hurt so bad what are they?
Bumps or pimples: Check with your dermatologist to be sure you do not have an infection. ...Read more
What to do if I have little red bumps that look like little pimples on my upper arms how do I get rid of them.?
Red bumps on my vulva now look like canker sores that I get in my mouth. Can canker sores spread to your genitals? What is it? Std? Behcet's disease?
Herpes or Behcet's: Genital ulcers can be caused by the herpes virus or one of several other sexually transmitted infections. In the us, herpes is the most common and can infect both the mouth and genitals. Behcet's disease can also cause oral and genital ulcers. You should be seen by a physician or an std clinic. ...Read more
Rash on back of hands from chemicals used when cleaning. Had rubber gloves on but think got inside gloves, itchy small red bumps now, seem to spread. Hu?
What are these two small red bumps on my finger and one on the outside of my lower lip? They don't get bigger, spread, itch, or hurt.
Boils: The best and most important thing to do would be to have culture done on the pus from the boil. Once the inciting bacteria is identified, then the right oral antibiotic can be used to kill the offending germ all through the body. Using hibiclens soap twice a week in the shower for 2-3 weeks can also kill bacteria but it is not meant for long term use. ...Read more
Dry skin rash with little white bumps in groin area, red bumps above genetalia, rash has spread to anus and butt cheeck, what could this be?
Get it checked: It's difficult to say what your problem could be without visualization of the rash. It's best to follow up with a provider so they can evaluate your condition and determine it's seriousness or lack there of. ...Read more
Does staph folliculitis usually present on the back? 5-10 small red bumps, no itching or pain, spread around back. 34 y/o male. No white tip or pus
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
Recently noticed small red bump on shaft of penis two weeks ago. It has since spread and now at 15 or so red bumps. Bumps are on shaft, scrotum, and pubic area with most being on shaft. No itch or pain?
Difficult to say: But it could be std, so get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
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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