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Why Do I Have Itchy Bumps On My Scalp
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Hi, I have been getting itchy bumps in my scalp. They appear suddenly small and then grow in size getting itchy and painful, then subside on their own?
Hair dye?: You may have developed a contact allergy to hair dye (if you do dye your hair) or other hair preparations. The onset of reaction is usually from 24 to 72 hrs after exposure. Thus if you dye your hair once every month, the reaction will start in 24-72 hrs and subside a week or two after until the next contact. If you don't dye your hair, then will have to go another route. ...Read more
Dermatologist: The more your scratch, the more hair you will lose from those spots, you should see your doctor first and they will tell you if seeing a dermatologist is mandated. ...Read more
Have scalp psoriasis, suddenly have round itchy bumps on upper arm kind of in a row. Is this psoriasis too?
I have small circular dry patches on my legs. Can thid be psoriasis, as I have it on my scalp and face too. But these start as small itchy bumps.?
I have had a very itchy bumps on one side of my scalp! I now have it on my back and the front of one leg! It itches welts and then scabs.?
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Have psoriasis on scalp, nails. Am on humira (adalimumab) suddenly got about 5 itchy bumps upper arm in a row. Is this psoriasis too?
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I have several bumps on my buttox. And a very itchy rash under my belly button. And sores on my scalp that won't heal. I'm miserable 24/7.can you help?
Are there any effective over-the-counter meds. For severe scalp breakouts? (bumps, pimples and itchy rash). I need help asap, this is out of control.
Yes and no.: For and itch rash of the scalp (the technical name is seborrheic dermatitis), numerous medicated shampoos and lotions are available otc; most contain zinc or tar derivatives. Add bumps and pimples, however, and you probably have a problem in the hair follicles, possibly an infection, and if it's really that "out of control" you should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Itchy scalp (esp near ear and neck), dandruff if I don't take head bath every alternate day, and small itchy bumps on scalp near ear and neck under the hair which sometimes turn into pimple and burst open. What could be the reason.
Scalp Dermatitis: You may have seborrheic dermatitis, aggravated by applying grease, pomades, or other occlusive agents. Using a shampoo that has tar for five minutes at least every five days should control it. If the condition persists, consult with a dermatologist. Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic condition. ...Read more
Why do I have itchy bumps all over my thighs and legs. I have noticed them for like 2 years already? How can I get rid of the itchy bumps?
See derm: You should see a dermatologist for the answer and treatment. ...Read more
Bug Bite?: This works for many types of bug bites - mix 2 parts baking soda with 1 part water. Apply to affected areas 5 to 6 times per day. ...Read more
Itchy Bumps: A visit to the dermatologist is required to ascertain the nature of these spots of patches of inflamed skin. If skin disorders such as acne, eczema, rosacea or skin allergies are affecting the texture of the skin, the dermatologist might prescribe certain medications to tackle this problem. Topical steroids, creams, lotions, antibiotics or antihistamines might be needed to treat this condition. ...Read more
Rash: Any skin condition is difficult to identify without seeing it or having more history. What does it look like? Is it red? Flad/raised? Etc. It could be that your knees have come into contact with something and is showing an allergic reaction. Could be eczema or psoriasis or skin rashes can sometimes be a sign of something going on internally. Best to have a doctor take a look and take a full history. ...Read more
Bumps: Your bumps need to be examined to give you a proper diagnosis, please see a doctor ...Read more
Possible hives?: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
Don't Know: 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
I have itchy bumps on the crease between my inner thighs and vagina. It has been there for a few weeks and seems like it's spreading.
Get an eval: Ther are lots of things it could've but it needs eyes to tell for proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I have itchy bumps on my eelids at the lashline (upper lids). I think it's from makeup from a cosmetics store... Is there anything I can put on it?
I have itchy bumps on my hand, they look like goose bumps, they flare up whenever I itch them, and they have been itchy for like a week. What is it?
Could be...: ...An allergic reaction to something you came in contact with. Could be insect bites. Could be a lot of things. Since scratching makes it worse, try not to scratch it. Try an over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream. If that doesn't work, see a dermatologist and get a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
I have itchy bumps varying from the size of a kernel of corn to a Toonie. It started on my right side at my waist and has traveled to my arms. Help?
Hives: Could be a reaction to something you ate or a medicine you took, or most often no known reason, ? exposure to a virus, at any rate that would go away on its own, to control the sypmtoms OTC antihistaminic would be helpful as well as anti itch cream OTC too, please watch for any lip / lid swelling or shortness of breath, if that happens, please seek medical attention, good luck ...Read more
I have itchy bumps all over my body but mostly on my butt. No stis and not sexually active. It’s been 3 weeks. No change in soap or detergent.
I have itchy bumps on my inner thighs and they just randomly popped up. They are all over my inner thighs & parts of my arms itch. What's the cause?
Exam: An exam, best by a dermatologist, is your best chance to define this. Treatment depends on the diagnosis. ...Read more