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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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Do stinging and tingling bumps on the vagina indicate genital herpes?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. For years even before I had intercourse, I have been experiencing pain inside the left area of my vagina. It is dull, but I feel like something is there. I visited doctors, but they say nothing is there. It happens around my period time, ovulation, or when the p...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Looking at the history and the photographs (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), It looks like you have recurrent herpes genitalis. The condition is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). So it would help if you got yourself checked up for all other...  Read Full »

Is itchy and popping vesicle above the butt crack a sign of herpes?

Query: Hello doctor, The top of my butt crack has been itching for the past two days. I decided to scratch and a bump appeared. When I woke up this morning I noticed that it was still itchy but the bump was there anymore. I reached the back to feel it, but it felt a little wet as if it popped. I do not kn...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through the details and photo given by you. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Though the photo is not clear it appears as excoriated vesicle. You have not mentioned your age and symptoms like pain. It is at the top of your butt crack and the sk...  Read Full »

I recently had protected sex and had bumpy dots on the hand. Is this HIV?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently had unprotected sex with a prostitute last month. I had a condom with me for the starting the last five minutes she took off the condom and put my penis into it for about 5 minutes or lesser. For a few days, I have nothing because I did not know much about HIV only heard it ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder K. Sachdeva

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to bring some of the recent facts about HIV tests. Studies have shown that the recent tests are highly sensitive and specific and HIV seroconversion (positivity) could be detected within one to two weeks after the onset of illness by the majority of the currently...  Read Full »

I have dry, red, and itchy bumps all over my body. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I started having red bumps, which were itchy all over my body. Later the bumps started to dry and crack. What could this be?Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. It seems you have scabies. Scabies is an itchy skin infestation caused by the mite. Scabies can often be diagnosed clinically with a pruritic rash with the itching predominantly at night and characteristic linear ...  Read Full »

I experienced itching on my lips after eating shrimp. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,Since I ate shrimp, I have been experiencing itchiness on my lips, accompanied by small red bumps, dryness, scaliness, and swelling on the upper lip (initially in a small area). Now, it is becoming more itchy, redder, scalier, and more painful, with additional small bumps, and the swell...  Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I am very sorry about your medical condition. Do not worry; I am here to take care of you. It appears to be angioedema due to food allergies (possibly shrimp allergy). Another possibility is cheilitis due to atopy. It could be attributed to contact allergens such as a ne...  Read Full »

I have a red, bumpy, itchy rash on my arms and feet. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a red bumpy itchy rash on my arms, hands, legs, and feet. I went to the hospital for it, and no one could tell me what I had. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Atopic dermatitis is an endogenous eczema (eczema due to internal causes) characterized by extreme itchiness and recurrent symmetric eczematous dermatitis. The involvement of a site depends on the age of the patients. This chronic eczema is one...  Read Full »

Why am I having itchy rashes and bumps on my skin at the time of periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31 year old female. I have rashes and bumps, that itch and look like they are big bites, but they are not. They come and go in different places and are more frequent around the time of my periods. I have had these bumps for seven months now. I am attaching a picture, what are these...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw the attachment provided by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and it appears that you have urticaria or hives in simpler terms. These usually occur when your immune system is a bit low such as during your periods, af...  Read Full »

I am 34 weeks pregnant and have small bumps on the outer edge of my vagina. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have found small bumps on the outer edge of my vagina. They are itchy and sometimes burning. Once in a while they leak a little blood but mostly yellow discharge. Also I am 34 weeks pregnant and currently on some medicines for UTI.  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have not seen your problem and nature of the bumps, but from the symptoms you mentioned I suspect that this could be HSV (herpes simplex virus), but I am not sure about it. As you are pregnant, I would suggest you contact your local doctor and have it assessed urge...  Read Full »

I have itching and white scaly bumps on my anus. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old male, actively involved in homosexual intercourse (anal) for many years, both safe and unsafe, with multiple different partners. However, a few months back, after safe anal intercourse (using condoms), I felt an itch on my anus. I noticed very minute white scaly bum...  Read Full »


Dr. Raveendran S R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I have checked the picture (attachment hidden to protect the identity of the patient); if there was unprotected sex - one needs to think of sexually transmitted infections like: 1. TPHA- Treponema palladium hemagglutination. 2. HPV (h...  Read Full »

I have a bump on the right side of my head with pain and itching. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have noticed a bump on the right side of my head ten months back. Sometimes on that small spot, I have a dull ache and sometimes itchiness. I have visited a family doctor a few days back, and it hurt when he touched the spot. Since then, I have had pain in that area every day, it comes ...  Read Full »


Dr. Florilyn Joyce Chulsi Bentrez

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. I suggest you undergo an ultrasound of the bump and, if possible, excision with biopsy depending on the findings in the ultrasound. Is the bump soft and tender? If it is reddish and tender, we might give you antibiotics. I hope this helps.   Read Full »

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