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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Are there any home remedies to treat the bumps on my fingers?
Query: Hi doctor, I got these bumps suddenly appearing on my hands. The first one was on the thumb and index finger two weeks ago, and now another is on my middle finger. Not sure if this could be related, but I have a wart on my right foot. Is there any chance these are also warts? I had got it after scra... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. As per the history and the image provided (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), the new lesions in your hands are common warts, also called verruca vulgaris medically. Warts are caused by human pa... Read Full »
I have itchy red dots all over my body and a big dot on my penis with a rash around it. What could it be?
Query: Hi doctor, I noticed some red dots on my body and face last week. They were itchy but did not hurt. Also, a few days ago, I had one big dot on my penis, which also had a rash around it. I am planning to see a doctor next week. What could it be, and do I need to go to a dermatologist? Please suggest.... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query, understand your concern, and examined the picture you sent me (attachment removed to protect the patient' s identity). It seems you have developed scabies. Rashes of scabies characteristically involve the shafts of the penis, with itching mor... Read Full »
How do I get treated for pruritus ani?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a skin condition. As per my research, it could be pruritus ani. But I am sure I would get a proper and accurate diagnosis from your end. I have a severe itchy bum and have been suffering from the same for almost eight years. I have never had the courage to consult a dermatologist ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concerns as I have analyzed each detail that you have provided. I have managed lots of cases with matching condition and feel that you too will make good use of the information and suggestions. First please get your stool tests done on three conse... Read Full »
I have a small bump on my scalp, which bleeds when I touch it with my nails or comb. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,I have a small bump that appeared on my scalp a month ago. If I bump it with my comb or nail, it will bleed. I am now getting worried about it. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You might be developing seborrheic keratoses. Seborrheic keratoses are the most common benign tumor that usually develops as we age. It is usually asymptomatic and begins with the appearance of one or more sharply defined, light brown, flat m... Read Full »
Three weeks ago, I had two bumps developed on my foot that itched badly. Now it has spread. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,Three weeks ago, two bumps developed on my foot that itched badly. Now it has spread and looks like a half circle. It does not hurt anywhere, but itches and is a little swollen, probably because of squeezing the pus out. It looks like ant bites, and I also have developed severe congestion ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. I have gone through your case, and your lesion (attachments are hidden to protect the patient's identity) has an infection. You may need a course of antibiotics, which will also cover your chest infection to som... Read Full »
I had lumps in my arms as a teenager, and now I have many visible lumps in my thighs as well, which are itchy. Is it something to worry about?
Query: Hi doctor, I have felt lumps in my arms since I was a teenager, and I am now 35, and I feel a lot on my thighs and arms. The ones on my thighs are underneath the skin, but I can see them slightly when I stand. I think it itches, but I am unsure if it is my skin or the lump that itches on my thighs. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. You might be suffereing from keratosis pilaris, a treatable condition that can be improved with treatments like microdermabrasion, peel treatment, keratolytic, retinoid creams, etc. The fact that your keratosis pil... Read Full »
I have a small white and a grey bump in the ear canal. Please help
Query: Hi doctor, I have a white bump in the ear canal, one small white bump, and one grey. Please see the video in the link. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Let us talk about the first one, which is at the canal wall and large. If it is painful or tender to touch, it would be a simple localized inflammation, in other words, a small abscess. If it is painless and not tender, it would be a normal a... Read Full »
My wife has been having itchy bumps all over her chest and back, spreading down her arms and neck. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, My wife woke up one morning with itchy bumps all over her chest and back. It has been four days since it started, and it seems to spread down her arms and neck. We need some advice. We have tried heavy doses of Benadryl and topical cream Cortisone, which was not helping. Please help. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. From your descriptions and images (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), it seems your wife is suffering from scabies. Scabies is an intensely itchy skin infestation caused by the mite. Scabies can oft... Read Full »
I have pimple-like bumps on my scrotum with an itching sensation and rashes. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have pimple-like bumps and an itching sensation with rashes on the scrotum. I first had an itching sensation on the penis and later had pimple-like bumps on the scrotum area. I also have an itching sensation in other parts of my body with minor dot-like rashes. The encircled part in ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. As per the history and images provided (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), it appears as scabies. Scabies appears as skin rashes that occur as a reaction to the skin of bed bugs which are not visible... Read Full »
I noticed small, raised, and painless bumps on my pubic area, which started bleeding after I accidentally scratched one of them. Can they be warts?
Query: Hello doctor, I noticed some small raised bumps on the pubic area. They are completely painless and do not itch or cause any discomfort. I noticed them after shaving one day. I scratched one open by accident, and it bled. I had all three of the HPV shots. Can it still be warts? I have had the same p... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems to be molluscum contagiosum, caused by the molluscum contagiosum virus. In these lesions, central umbilication (a depression similar to that of the navel at the center of any lesion) is present in each lesion, and a white body is inside the bump. It is conta... Read Full »