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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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 are these itchy spots on my forehead?

Query: Hi there. I've not changed cosmetic products. The spots on my forehead really just started maybe have had them for a couple weeks I haven't done much of anything. I've just been showering regularly have been afraid to use any new products and make it worse. That's why I reached out. Do you have any...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Ur having acne vulgaris grade 2, which seems to have worsened a little. However, it can b managed wit proper medication. U shouldn't prick at ur pimples as it could get infected and leave spots all over. Start using Suncros aquagel , which is a sunscreen, daily morning... u can use Fash facewa...  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 »

Please suggest treatment for itchy bump and rash on the buttock.

Query: Hello doctor, A red rash with white tiny bumpy spot has grown on my buttock. It is very itchy. I guess it is a fungal infection. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Frankly speaking many things look like fungal infection even when they are not. So, it is better you send me photographs and details of your age, duration of problem, etc., to suggest the treatment. Till then do not self-medicate; it does more harm than good. Take care. ...  Read Full »

Why do I have small red itchy bumps around my groin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a really irritating itch around my groin area, inner thigh and also in the abdomen area. It has spread to my buttock area too. I need help in solving this. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need more information on your problem. Since how long do you have this problem? Is there any skin discoloration seen? Kindly let me know above details. Also, if possible kindly upload a picture of inner thigh region. Revert back with the asked details to an internal med...  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. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

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 ...  Read Full »

What could be the sudden onset of little itchy bumps in the body?

Query: Hello doctor, So for the past couple of weeks, I have been very itchy and will break out in little bumps. I went to the doctor to find out if it was an allergic reaction or something else but they were not very helpful. They prescribed me Desonide for the breakouts. I have been using it but it has ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudhir Kumar N

Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Cosmetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. Profuse itching over your body leading to a little red bumps could be an urticaria or an allergic reaction. Since it is from two weeks it can be acute urticaria. Urticaria uaually comes down in 24 - 48 hours to appear in other areas. These can...  Read Full »

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