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I have several red bumps that are sometimes really really

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I have several red bumps that are sometimes really really itchy not sure what it is
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the bumps better or worse?
Customer: about 3-5 days, i tried some creams that I have for psoriasis, and a pill for itch doesnt seem to work
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: seizures in the past, but controlled now but nothing to do with that
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 6 months ago.

Hello this is Dr. Salama MD,

Can you upload a picture of the bumps?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Here are some pictures of them.
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 6 months ago.

It looks too me like you were bitten by some sort of insect.

I would recommend using bacitracin 3 times daily for 1 week and hydrocortisone 1% twice daily for 1-2 weeks.

If your symptoms persist more than 2 weeks, then I would see a doctor.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

If not, please don't forget to leave a positive rating (bonus appreciated) as that's the only way I get credit for answering your question.

Thank you!

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
It has been actually 6 days now that I think of it....tomorrow will be a week.
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 6 months ago.

Have you used a topical antibiotic?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No I have not. Just a few prescription psoriasis creams that I have and a prescription anti itch medication.
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 6 months ago.

Please try that next.

You can pick up at any pharmacy.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Is there a specific name to it?
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 6 months ago.

Bacitracin

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I have more of a concern now, the side of my face gets red with bumps also my eyes are very itchy.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Here is the pic of the face.
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 6 months ago.

That sounds and looks like allergies.

I would recommend taking benadryl 25mg 3 times a day as needed for the rash.

Let me know if you have any other questions.

If not, please don't forget to leave a positive rating (bonus appreciated) as that's the only way I get credit for answering your question.

Thank you!

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I went to the doctor today, found out it was some bacterial infection and am on antibiotics now.
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 6 months ago.

On your face?

Expert:  Michael Salama replied 6 months ago.

Or the previous ones you sent?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
They said all of it is a bacterial infection or if it doesn't respond to that it could be a staph resistant one.
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 6 months ago.

Hopefully it responds to antibiotics.

Good luck!

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you!
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 6 months ago.

Please don't forget to leave a rating, thanks!