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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How to get rid of fluid-filled bump on your finger?

Query: Hello doctor, I got a bump on my finger filled with pure white liquid, and it does not look like any infection. My body is very hot, and if I check the temperature, it is showing normal. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Suppose it is a single lesion with no other lesions. In that case, it is more likely pompholyx (dyshidrotic eczema), a kind of vesicular eczema, which can sometimes present like this and not diffuse. Fever with multiple such lesions and red...  Read Full »

What are these itchy spots on my forehead?

Query: Hi doctor, I have not changed my cosmetic products. I started to have spots on my forehead for a couple of weeks. I am doing showering regularly and I am afraid to use new products as it makes my skin worse. They cause some itching on my forehead and it seems to be spreading too. I never had thes...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the photo (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have acne vulgaris grade 2. It seems to have worsened a little. But it can be managed by taking proper medications. You should not prick your pimples as they can get infected and lea...  Read Full »

I noticed an itchy, raised and hard lesion on my scalp. What is that?

Query: Hi doctor, I noticed a scalp lesion two months ago. It is a bit scaly if scratched, hard and raised. I would like to peel it off, but it is not getting removed. But, I did not notice any hair loss. Other than a little bit of itching of the scalp, there is no issue.  Read Full »


Dr. Shalini Patodiya

Dermatologist, Venereologist, Cosmetologist, Family Physician, Hair Transplant Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be scalp psoriasis or warts. Please send me a photo to diagnose the condition and suggest you treatment. Revert with the photos to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

How are itchy bumps on the vagina treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old unmarried female. From last one year, I have been suffering from vaginal infection. A few small bumps have grown inside the skin of the vagina. Sometimes, I feel itching inside it. I am sexually active with my fiance. I have consulted a specialist. She told me due t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It appears to be a contact dermatitis superadded on the warts. Use Panderm cream (combination of Ornidazole, Clobetasol, Terbinafine and Ofloxacin) on the affected area twice a day for 15 days. Also, put Clingen forte vaginal pessary (combination of Clotrimazole, ...  Read Full »

All of a sudden, my skin changed. I got bumps and feeling a bit dry. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, All of a sudden, my skin changed from the last two days, and got bumps and feeling a bit dry. I am worried. Can you please tell me why I got these bumps?  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Hara Sudhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.The bumps you refer to look like a kind of acne to me. Any change in the creams or soaps you apply to your face last few days? Any change in lifestyle, like excess travel, sun exposure, dietary changes, etc.? For treating it, apply Clindac cream (Clindamycin) daily twice...  Read Full »

Can boric acid vaginal suppositories cause pink bump at the bottom of the vaginal opening?

Query: Hi doctor, Three days ago, I felt an itch, so I used a boric suppository, but it flared up. The next day I ended up feeling tender, so I checked myself out, and that is when I saw the bump. Currently, I have a pink bump at the bottom of my vaginal opening right above the perineum. Three months ago,...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a vaginal mucosal cyst that usually develops in most cases where there is post-intercourse vaginal frictional injury leading to blockage of mucosal venous drainage due to injury, thereby causing a bump that tends to increase slowly. It can also be due to possib...  Read Full »

What could cause recurrent itchy skin rashes in a diabetic?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is a 63-year-old diabetic. He is having itchy skin rashes for a few months now. He tried Dermovate but they kept reappearing. He is taking 45 units of insulin per day and 5 g of Felodipine and 120 g Kanarb Fimasartan for blood pressure management. We had his blood and urine ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliiniq.com. Thanks for sharing the blood report, and detailed health history (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The reason for skin itching is poorly controlled blood sugar levels. One simple way to explain that is when blood sugar is not controlled well, the bo...  Read Full »

Please suggest medications for pus-filled bumps due to insect bite.

Query: Hello doctor, Some insects bit me and I have got an infection because of scratching it and now my lower leg is completely filled with these bumps with pus in some of them. I have been prescribed antibiotics and allergy medication as well as an ointment. Is there anything else that could be done? It...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. IgE is raised, this indicates allergic infection or parasitic infection. ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is raised so chronic infection. Is there fever? Stomachache? History of hives? Allergic dermatitis? Atopy? Aggravation factors? Insect bite reaction? Is t...  Read Full »

Can folliculitis develop as an itchy rash in anal area?

Query: Hello doctor, For the last weeks, I have a kind of a rash and itchy feeling on my anus. I am a 22-year-old male, without any sexual contact in that area. I have done every STD test and all came negative. I noticed some white spots right above the anus. I cannot really see the shape and because of t...  Read Full »


Dr. B. T. Priya

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is definitely an inflamed swelling in that area. Central area is white. As you are having a lot of hairs, that area can easily get infected. Are you having any fissure problem? Please che...  Read Full »

Why do I have red itchy bumps on my face and arms?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having red itchy bumps on my face and arms for the past three weeks. I was given Fluocinonide, Hydrocortisone and Hydroxyzine by my doctor and dermatologist. The medications have not been helping at all. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and written descriptions. It looks like papular urticaria or urticarial vasculitis or polymorphic light eruptions (PMLE). You can try 0.1 % Mometasone cream twice daily over arms and Fluticasone...  Read Full »

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