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My tongue itches and burns but there are no bumps present what could it be?

My tongue itches and burns but there are no bumps present what could it be?

Glossitis: An inflammation of the tongue common with vitamin deficiencies and/ or infection of the tongue. You should be examined and treated. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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Woke up with a slight rash&a few bumps on chest. Keeps getting worse, itches horribly&burns. No new exposures. What could have caused this? HELP??

Woke up with a slight rash&a few bumps on chest. Keeps getting worse, itches horribly&burns. No new exposures. What could have caused this? HELP??

Many possible causes: Itchy spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams / lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have been having little white bumps near my private area and when I wipe it burns and itches, what can that be from? I'm also pregnant.

I have been having little white bumps near my private area and when I wipe it burns and itches, what can that be from? I'm also pregnant.

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. Yeast is a possibility and over the counter fungal cream will fix it. Trauma from recent intercourse if possible. Herpes is an std which can cause this. Other possibilities too. Schedule an exam. ...Read more

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Hello, I have some itchiness, and tiny bumps all along the inside of the vulva, and I'm not sure what it could be. It itches and it Burns the touch.

Hello, I have some itchiness, and tiny bumps all along the inside of the vulva, and I'm not sure what it could be. It itches and it Burns the touch.

Yeast infection?: Itchy bumps in this area are usually from a yeast infection. You might try an over-the-counter yeast medication such as Monostat. If this doesn't solve the problem, you will need an exam to find out for sure what the cause is. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Vagina itches on the outer surface. No: oder, strange discharge, burns, bumps, or anything outta the ordinary. Just an outter itch. What could it be?

Vagina itches on the outer surface. No: oder, strange discharge, burns, bumps, or anything outta the ordinary. Just an outter itch. What could it be?

Possibilities: There can be a number of possibilities. A mild infection, sensitivity to personal hygiene products, soaps, lotions etc. Please see you physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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I shaved my hair off with clippers down to a 0. I have bumps on my scalp now and it itches and burns. What should I do?

I shaved my hair off with clippers down to a 0. I have bumps on my scalp now and it itches and burns. What should I do?

Moisturizer needed: Your hair protects your scalp from too much sunlight but also serves as a conduit for natural oils to be spread around your scalp. Massage your scalp once or twice daily with any good over the counter moisturizer such as Nivia ...Read more

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I have some severe bumps where you fold your leg. It burns an itches; they look swollen red & like insect bites. What should I do? Help!

I have some severe bumps where you fold your leg. It burns an itches; they look swollen red & like insect bites. What should I do? Help!

As with...: ...Most things on the skin, a doctor needs to actually look at this to see what it is. It could be bites, or it could be an infection of the skin (something called impetigo). If it's getting worse and spreading, see your doctor. ...Read more

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So I had sex with a girl 4 days ago and now she has 2 bumps and her vigina itches but no burn what could it be?

So I had sex with a girl 4 days ago and now she has 2 bumps and her vigina itches but no burn what could it be?

Itches: Could be anything.
Please have her go to a doctor if things are not getting better.
No intercourse for a while till she is fully recovered and not mad at you! ...Read more

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Penis irration my boyfriend is having penis irration and it has been going on for last almost three weeks and there has been small red bump but not coming out of the surfarce and it has been like chap pilling. It burns once in a while it itches and the is

Penis irration my boyfriend is having penis irration and it has been going on for last almost three weeks and there has been small red bump but not coming out of the surfarce and it has been like chap pilling. It burns once in a while it itches and the is

He: He may be dealing with a fungal infection aka jock itch (tinea cruris). An over the counter anti-fungal cream like Clotrimazole should help if this is in fact the problem. On the other hand, if the small red bump persists, or is very painful there may be something else going on like a genital wart, herpetic lesion, or bacterial infection (abscess). I suggest he try the Clotrimazole first, and if that does not work see a doctor.
Best of luck and happy new year. ...Read more

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If a specific location where a red bump on my penis is never itches, burns, crusts over, etc, can it still be herpes? Usually itches all over.

If a specific location where a red bump on my penis is never itches, burns, crusts over, etc, can it still be herpes? Usually itches all over.

Not herpes: Herpes doesn't behave like this: unlikely to cause red bump that doesn't become blister or sore and doesn't cause itching "all over". Neither does any other STD. Maybe a localized allergy or other dermatitis. See a doctor. If the "red bump" is present only now and then, talk to your doctor about arranging an immediate visit (without an advance appointment) next time it appears. ...Read more

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I have small bumps all over my face, it feels very tight and sore. If I put anything on it it burns and goes very red. It also itches.

I have small bumps all over my face, it feels very tight and sore. If I put anything on it it burns and goes very red. It also itches.

Rosacea?: This may be from rosacea which is triggered by increase in core body temperature but also alcohol, spicy or hot foods etc. Consult your doctor re. Treatment since this will be a long standing condition. ...Read more

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Should I see a rheumatologist? I have really swelling in my hands that comes and goes. Recently I have a bump on my one knuckle that burns and itches.

Should I see a rheumatologist? I have really swelling in my hands that comes and goes. Recently I have a bump on my one knuckle that burns and itches.

Angioedema: Description sounds like angioedema that typically occurs in association with hives (in some cases). Let your primary care physician know about this, or see an Allergist or Dermatologist. This is sometimes caused by an environmental trigger. Treatment starts with a long-acting antihistamine. ...Read more

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My son has a rash that has not have welts or bumps, itches, burns and the ras is inside of the skin. Wat kind of rash is this? No bumps welts, burning, breaks in and out of the rash, and itches

My son has a rash that has not have welts or bumps, itches, burns and the ras is inside of the skin. Wat kind of rash is this? No bumps welts, burning, breaks in and out of the rash, and itches

Hypersensitivity: Hypersensitivity (also called hypersensitivity reaction) refers to undesirable reactions produced by the normal immune system, including allergies and autoimmunity. These reactions may be damaging, uncomfortable, or occasionally fatal. Hypersensitivity reactions require a pre-sensitized (immune) state of the host. Causes include foods, meds, infections, systemic diseases and others. ...Read more

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My son has a rash that has not have welts or bumps, itches, burns and the ras is inside of the skin. Wat kind of rash is this? No bumps welts, burning, breaks in and out of the rash, and itches

My son has a rash that has not have welts or bumps, itches, burns and the ras is inside of the skin. Wat kind of rash is this? No bumps welts, burning, breaks in and out of the rash, and itches

An: An itchy rash with raised red bumps can be caused by many, many things such as:
-food or drug allergy
-viral infections such as fifths disease, roseola, ebv, CMV just to name a few
-insect bites such as fleas or scabies
-bacterial infection such as scarlet fever (caused by strep)
-medication reaction

or it can be seen in very rare things such as:
-measles
-toxic shock syndrome
-kawasaki disease
-meningitis
-stevens-johnson syndrome
-rocky mountain spotted fever disease

the list goes on and on.

The best thing to do is to call your child's doctor. They may want to take a look to see what it may be. Odds are that if your child does not have a fever or is not acting sick, then it's probably nothing serious. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin every where no dry skin and when it itches it starts to burn and get red but no bumps or rash what is this?

I have itchy skin every where no dry skin and when it itches it starts to burn and get red but no bumps or rash what is this?

Well: It gets red and itches then goes away, no rash or bumps. It could be a rash or what is called idiopathic urticaria, release of inflammation due to stress. Oddlly enough sometimes an h-2 bkocker like tagamet for the the stomach can help. It may be allergic reaction or something else and I would not avoid seeing a doctor. I would trey Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night and tagamet is pretty cheap. Look up idiop. ...Read more

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I have small white bumps on the inside of my vagina lips. It itches and burns when I wipe after urinating and it itches frequently.

I have small white bumps on the inside of my vagina lips. It itches and burns when I wipe after urinating and it itches frequently.

Needs to look at it: With new skin lesions in the genital area it is always a good idea to to be by your doctor for appropriate diagnosis. It can be anything from a mild dermatitis, infection, std, pimple or laceration. ...Read more

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Pimple like bumps on scalp. Not responding to dandruff or tar shampoo or salicylic acid. No flaking or burning. Occasionally itches, but never severe.

Pimple like bumps on scalp. Not responding to dandruff or tar shampoo or salicylic acid. No flaking or burning. Occasionally itches, but never severe.

Many possibilities: Unfortunately they could be many things. Having somebody look at it in person would be the best. There are possibilities such as lice and ranging two small infections. ...Read more

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Small hard pinkish/clear bumps on nose that extend all over face and around mouth. Also burns and itches around mouth. They dry and scab/ flake. Hsv?

Small hard pinkish/clear bumps on nose that extend all over face and around mouth. Also burns and itches around mouth. They dry and scab/ flake. Hsv?

While this could be: Viral, bacterial, contact, and a number of other conditions, I would get in to see dermatologist for correct diagnosis and treatment. Unlikely HSV but in certain situations it can happen (ie after chemical peel without premedication) ...Read more

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I do not have insurance to go to dermatologist and I have this red blotches/pimplies bumps only on left butt cheek for 3 mnths only itches...its profile pic? It does not hurt either or burn.

I do not have insurance to go to dermatologist and I have this red blotches/pimplies bumps only on left butt cheek for 3 mnths only itches...its profile pic? It does not hurt either or burn.

Blotches and pimples: It is difficult to tell what is the cause of these lesions without seeing them. It would be in your best interest to have a doctor take a look since you have had them for 3 months. ...Read more

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I have a small pea sized bump around my anus that burns and itches after a bowel movement, I'm not sure if it's a hemrrhoid but I would like to know.

I have a small pea sized bump around my anus that burns and itches after a bowel movement, I'm not sure if it's a hemrrhoid but I would like to know.

Go get checked: It sounds like a hemorrhoid, but no one can tell you what it is without taking a look at it. Don't be embarrassed, just go get checked and put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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What does a brown recluse spider bite look like I have a bite on index finger and the skin is coming off. It burns and itches, has little ant bite type bumps

What does a brown recluse spider bite look like I have a bite on index finger and the skin is coming off. It burns and itches, has little ant bite type bumps

A: A brown recluse bite can have different appearances. There can be almost no signs of the bite or there can be a dark escar (scab) with surrounding white tissue (that is dead). In some cases the brown recluse's bite can be necrotoxic and cause very severe damage. It can large amounts of skin to die and can eat into the muscle as well. This type of reaction is usually associated with fever, muscle and joint pain and feeling very ill. I can not diagnose the cause of your symptoms. Brown recluses are actually very little and non-descript looking. If your skin is sloughing off your finger - do recommend that this be medically evaluated. ...Read more

Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more