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Woke Up With Itchy Bumps On My Legs
Woke up with an insect bite on my inner thigh. Two itchy bumps with bruising around them. Should I see a doctor. Can't see the puncture marks.
Insect bites: Generally speaking there is no need to see a physician for most insect bites. However if there is significant pain at the site or if you start experiencing other body aches/muscle spasms, or if the bite itself starts to ooze or if the bruising starts getting really dark then I would definitely get it checked out. ...Read more
Petechiae: I would go see a dermatologist. If you stand up a lot and this puts strain on small blood vessels causing them to leak into the skin and appear as small bumps on the legs. What lead me to believe this maybe the cause vs fungus is that when you stand this gets worse. Fungal infection is independent on duration of weight bearing. ...Read more
I have red itchy bumps on my legs only. I've changed soap, detergent, lotion, & stopped shaving. Also tried a new razor w/ ea shave. Legs are scabbed.
Hi! I have -extremely- itchy bumps on my legs. Not quite blisters, just circles of red. On the back of my thigh above the knee armpit. What is this? Ty
10 small, dark red, very itchy bumps on my leg. They seem to be spreading. Advice/ Suggestions/ Diagnosis please!
I have these Hard red, itchy bumps on my leg and also a part of it looks like a scar, please tell me what it is???
Bumps: It's difficult to provide an accurate diagnosis on lesions not seen. A Dermatologist may be able to evaluate this rash and provide a more accurate answer, a skin biopsy also may prove to be useful in some more difficult cases that are not immediatley apparent on a clinical diagnosis. ...Read more
Groups of 1, 2, or 3 small, red, itchy bumps appearing on my legs. What Is this. It's been spreading throughout the day.
Insect allergy?: Allergy to insect bites is the most common cause. Avoiding exposure by wearing long pants when you go out may provide relief. Consult your doctor if the rash keeps appearing. ...Read more
Itchy rash. Small bumps, lines, & splotches. Has spread over 4days to everywhere but my face. Concentrated around butt/leg. Did not change lifestyle.
Itchy bumps: Hives look like small, red, raised and very itchy bumps that start small and coalesce into larger patches. Try topical anti itch creams first but if it doesn't go away she needs to see her ob/gyn for oral antihistamine therapy. Zyrtec and Claritin (loratadine) are safe in pregnancy. Allegra is not. ...Read more
Itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites all over legs, new ones pop up. It's not a mosquito bite because there is no bug on me.
On Monday (6 days ago) I noticed red itchy bumps on my left leg thigh. They are still there now and a couple other bumps on lower leg. No where else?
My husband and I have clusters of itchy bumps on the back of our arms and backs. I have some on my leg also. What is this and is it contagious?
See below: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Itchy bumps appear often (mostly arm/leg/back), can be goosebump-like or can get as large as bug bites. Disappears in a few hours. Usually not red.
Hives / urticaria: Usually, itchy bumps are urticaria, or hives. They go away in a few hours and the skin looks normal. They are white in the bump area and usually it is pink around the outside. The bumps are called wheals and the areas around them are called flares. If you don't have ANY redness anywhere, it may be eczema or something else. Antihistamines like zyrtec, Allegra or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) help the itch. See a doc! ...Read more
Everytime I wear jeans, or any type of pants like jeans I break out in small red real itchy bumps ALL over my legs. But not for any other pants. : (?
Irritant vs contact: You may have a contact allergy to one of the ingredients in your jeans. Another possibility is that jeans are worn tightly and may be rubbing on your skin whereas other types of pants are not usually that tight. See a dermatologist or allergist to get patch tested if you cannot avoid wearing jeans. ...Read more
Red itchy bumps on ankle yesterday, 3 in a triangle, 6/7 more scattered across legs today (no more triangles), what could this be?
Rashes really: Need to be seen. Spider bites usually have 3 bite marks. Could they have been spider bites? Get an eval if the rash is still there and bothersome ...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
I have these hard red itchy bumps on my ankle and one on my lower right leg next to my ankle. What are they and how do I get rid of them?
Itchy rash: The location of the rash may indicate insect bites, but hard to tell without looking at it, you may need to see a doctor for that. ...Read more
Itchy bumps that look like mosquito bites all over legs, new ones pop up everyday, started 2 days ago. My partner does not have any. Allergies?
Itchy bumps: It is likely an allergic reaction to something in the environment. Try to track down what may be causing this. You may try some over the counter antihistamine like Allegra and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night if it bothers you at night. You should see your primary care physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
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.?
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