Itchy Bumps

Itchy bumps on the skin can result from various conditions like allergies, skin cancer, and infection. The common causes include hives, cold sore, measles, chickenpox, poison ivy rash, scabies, etc. Consult a dermatologist for proper treatment.

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What are these small white, bumpy, itchy, and round dots on my neck?

Query: Hi,I have had small white dots on my neck for the past three months. These spots are bumpy and sometimes itchy. They are small and round, like the shape of small freckles. When I touch it, it is not smooth. What can it be?  Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Please answer a few questions- 1. Do you have any drug history or drug allergies? 2. Do you have a history of atopy or allergies? 3. Do you have an issue with excess sweating? 4. Are you diabetic? 5. Have you ever had any...  Read Full »

I have had a very itchy fungal infection on the bumps under my thighs for the past year. Can you help?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 39-year-old female. I have had a very itchy fungal infection on the bumps under my thighs for the past year. I have tried many medicines and creams, but they were no use. I am only using cortisone cream, which has reduced the rashes, but not the itching. Can you please suggest the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhin Varghese

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. However, fungal infections take two to three months to cure fully, so you need to take treatment properly. Treatment depends on the lesion’s size, extent, and distribution, so you will have to share pictures of your affected area. Only ...  Read Full »

I have red itchy spots on my chest that improve with Calamine lotion but appear again later. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had red itchy spots on my chest for two weeks, which improve after applying Calamine lotion. But it comes back after a day or two. Please help.   Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is an allergic rash with superficial fungal infection. I suggest the following: 1. Apply 1 % Luliconazole cream or lotion at night for two weeks. 2. Apply Fucidin (Fusidic acid) cream in the daytime for ten days. 3. Tablet Teczine-M (Levocetirizine + Montelukas...  Read Full »

My skin rashes come again as I stop taking the steroids. Is it a bacterial or a fungal infection?

Query: Hi doctor,I got bitten by sand fleas while I was abroad, about six weeks back. There is terrible itching and swelling in the bite marks. I did not understand that I got infected but some of the bite marks were taking a long time to heal. Now, I have a rash on both feet but they do not itch. I also h...  Read Full »


Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.Thanks for your query. I can understand your concern.I have gone through the images you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) but there are the following things that I want to know:Since how many days have you got fleas bite?Is there any kno...  Read Full »

What are the red and itchy bumps present on the tip of the penis?

Query: Hello doctor,There are red and itchy tiny bumps all over the tip of the penis and inside the foreskin. What could it be? About three weeks ago, I had the same problem, which disappeared on its own, in about three days.  Read Full »


Dr. G.s.s. Sandeep

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I think you have balanoposthitis. It is mostly due to candidal fungal infection. This is not contagious, and it is not a serious issue. I suggest you try the following:Lulifin (Luliconazole) cream, once daily at bedtime for four consecutive weeks.Hydrocortisone cream, unt...  Read Full »

How to cure the recurrent bumps on my daughter's buttocks?

Query: Hi doctor, My child keeps getting these bumps. The doctor tested for bacteria and fungus, but both were negative. Any ideas on what this could be? It does not bother her at all. It is itching now, but it goes away when I put Triamcinolone ointment on it. But, I do not want to keep using that since i...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need the following information: What are the other areas affected? What is the complaint in the area? Is it burning or itching? Exactly how long it has been there? Also, send photographs of other affected areas? Regards. Revert with more information to a dermatologist o...  Read Full »

Why do I get small bubbles over skin accompanied by severe itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having small bubbles over my skin since the past three to four months. They come and go in an hour but there is severe itching in that period of time. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Kalpana Pathak

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the description provided, it seems that you are having urticaria. Urticaria is characterized by red itchy elevated lesions that disappear in a few hours. Right now you may take an oral antihistamine like Cetirizine to help these lesions resolve and give you respi...  Read Full »

On masturbating with a hair conditioner, I got itchy bumps on my penis. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I masturbated with a hair conditioner and got some itching and bumps at the bottom of my shaft and side of my penis.  Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have night aggravation of itching or excessive scratching and rubbing of lesions? Do you have pain or burning or itching or irritation? Do you have a history of herpes? Are you sexually active? Do you had unprotected sex in the last three months? Answer the quest...  Read Full »

I have irritation and bumps on my genital area, which is not resolving with antifungals. What could it be?

Query: Hi doctor, I have irritation and bumps on my genital area. I have tried antifungals, but still, I did not feel better. I am looking for help from someone to see what it could be. I do not have insurance, so that is why I am seeking help here.   Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Apply Clotrimazole cream (Candid cream) twice daily in the morning and night for three weeks. Wash area with Episoft cleanser or No soap cleanser daily for two months. Apply Fucidin cream (Fusidic acid) cream in the daytime for ten days. Maintain proper...  Read Full »

My 9-year-old son is getting recurring white itchy bumps on the inside of his lower lip. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My 9-year-old son has gotten a large white bump on the inside of his bottom lip that he is complaining is very itchy. No pain; it is just itchy. It happens every couple of months. Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash Chandra Girdhar Lal Nagar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the information provided and looking at the picture (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), there is a solitary rough area on the inner side of the lower lip. You also mentioned that it recurs every couple of months. Before jumping to a concl...  Read Full »

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