Dermatology

Dermatology Questions? Ask an Online Dermatologist.

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Dermatology

I have what seems like little bites or hives on my torso,

Customer Question
I have what seems...

I have what seems like little bites or hives on my torso, under arms and back of thighs. They itch then fade from a dime size welt to an eraser size pimple. When one starts to itch its like a chain reaction and many will begin to itch?.

Doctor's Assistant: Can you tell me about all the symptoms you've noticed (e.g. itching, rash, new birthmarks or moles)?

T

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

They are not clustered, they are individual. I have noticed a few more small moles on my stomach,. I have fair skin and many moles and freckles.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?

About 2 months and no other changes

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Dermatology
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Answered in 3 minutes by:
8/2/2017
Dermatologist: Dr Basu, Doctor (other than dermatologist) replied 6 months ago
Dr Basu
Dr Basu, Doctor (other than dermatologist)
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 29,282
Experience: MD
Verified

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Are you able to upload a picture here?

What have you tried so far?

Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
here is a pic of two under my arm. In the non reactive state right now. Itching seems to begin at night. when one itches, multiple areas flare up. Strange, but they also seem symmetrical. two under each arm, one on each side of my stomach and two on each side of my lower back and on each side of my torso. One on each side of bikini area.
Dermatologist: Dr Basu, Doctor (other than dermatologist) replied 6 months ago

Thanks for the picture.

Since they appear at night, it seems like a parasitic infection.

Scabies is one such possibility.

Cutaneous larva migrans is another possibility.

I will suggest scabies treatment first with Permethrine 55 solution to be applied all over the body one time and leave it overnight and wash off i the morning.

You can repeat the application next week.

To control itching benadryl tablet can be tried.

Best wishes

Ask Your Own Dermatology Question
Ask Dr Basu Your Own Question
Dr Basu
Dr Basu
Dr Basu, Doctor (other than dermatologist)
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 29,282
29,282 Satisfied Customers
Experience: MD

Dr Basu is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

dermdoc19

dermdoc19

Dermatologist

4,069 satisfied customers

30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology

Dr. Nair

Dr. Nair

Dermatologist

9,189 satisfied customers

MBBS, MD (Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology)

Dr. Shahz

Dr. Shahz

Dermatologist

243 satisfied customers

MBBS, MCPS, MD

Dr. Skinner

Dr. Skinner

Dermatologist

1,548 satisfied customers

MD , DNB ( D &V), FAAD

Dr. Hanish Babu, MD

Dr. Hanish Babu, MD

Dermatologist

261 satisfied customers

MBBS; MD 26 years Experience.

Dr. S. Attili

Dr. S. Attili

Dermatologist & Dermatopathologist

5,170 satisfied customers

MRCP (Dermatology), Int. Board Certification in Dermatopathology

Dr. Pravin

Dr. Pravin

Dermatologist

1,680 satisfied customers

Senior Consultant MBBS DNB (DVD)

< Previous | Next >

Related Dermatology Questions
I found a small dark freckle/dot on my back thigh, under.
Hello,I found a small dark freckle/dot on my back thigh, under butt. Attached is a picture... Should I be concerned?Thanks!… read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,728 satisfied customers
I have a fungus on my scalp,it's looked like freckles in the
I have a fungus on my scalp,it's looked like freckles in the beginning I went online I was told to let it dry out. I thought it had cleared up and I put oil on my hair by being a black female and I do… read more
Dr. Das, MD
Dr. Das, MD
Senior Consultant, Radiodiagnosis
MBBS.MD
1,017 satisfied customers
Chip. here for some reassurance. Are the brownish spots
Hey Dr Chip. Josh here for some reassurance. Are the brownish spots areas on the right side of my face in pic 1 just benign freckles? Pic 2 is a closer view of one of them. Is that a freckle? Pic 3 is… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
Chip. here. Looking for some reassurance on a couple of
Hey Dr. Chip. Josh here. Looking for some reassurance on a couple of questions about freckles.First question: freckles can be all different shades of brown (light or dark), correct? Please See picture… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
I had a small freckle on the back of my leg, I accidentally
I had a small freckle on the back of my leg, I accidentally cut it shaving. It grew back darker and a very irregular shape, could this just be scarring? I will get it checked out… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
Hoping for some reassurance. I have this small freckle on my
Hoping for some reassurance. I have this small freckle on my stomach. Is it harmless? Anything to worry about? I think it's been there for some time and stayed the same. I am a healthy 42 year old mal… read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
6,652 satisfied customers
I recently shaved and noticed many dark freckles around the
i recently shaved and noticed many dark freckles around the base of my penis. 40yr old. anything to be worried about? … read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
6,652 satisfied customers
I have these little red dots/freckle on my hands, I'm
Hello, I have these little red dots/freckle on my hands, I'm scared, that they can be petechiae. Some of them disappear or are lighter when I push them. Thanks for your answear … read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
I have light freckles on my top lip. I have an overbite and
I have light freckles on my top lip. I have an overbite and I'm in the sun a lot. Light skin and prone to freckles. Is this normal? The overbite kinda makes my lip sticks out.… read more
Dr Uzair
Dr Uzair
FCPS (R) General Surgery
M.B.,B.S. FCPS
3,737 satisfied customers
I had this freckle looking spot show up on the top of the
i had this freckle looking spot show up on the top of the shaft of my penis close to the rim of the head about a tear ago. it is not sore , ir red, or raised and no border. should i be concerned?… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
It's embarrassing but just today I've noticed like freckles
It's embarrassing but just today I've noticed brown like freckles at the head of my penis no pain not raised … read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
Do any of these freckles/moles look abnormal? They are all
Do any of these freckles/moles look abnormal? They are all about the size of a a half of a pencil eraser. Quite small.… read more
Eric Goldstein
Eric Goldstein
MD
MD
351 satisfied customers
For sometime i have had what looks like lots of freckles on
Hi, for sometime i have had what looks like lots of brown freckles on top of my feet that appear to take the pattern of the exposed area when wearing sports sandles and I'm concerned it my be sun rela… read more
Eric Goldstein
Eric Goldstein
MD
MD
351 satisfied customers
I found a small freckle on top of my right foot and it was
I found a small freckle on top of my right foot and it was not there before. It was the day I wore a very heavy sock with a flat show. My right foot hurt a lot the next day and then the freckle appear… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
Is that freckle normal (non-malignant looking)? I cannot
Is that freckle normal (non-malignant looking)? I cannot recall when it appeared -- not recently. It does not itch, bleed or seems crusty or anything. No changes to it either just as it.… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
It's about two freckles on my thigh. I have two freckles,
I have two freckles, however on those freckles are two darker spots. … read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
About a year ago, I had a freckle that swelled up and itched
About a year ago, I had a freckle that swelled up and itched a lot. We were short handed at work, so I couldn't get to a doctor and by the time I was able to take time off work it had healed. Last wee… read more
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip
M.D.
12,999 satisfied customers
I have freckle on my arm that is darker than the others. I
I have freckle on my arm that is darker than the others. I have seen my GP who doesnt think it looks suspect although would like me to return in 6months to remeasure it, at the moment it is 4mm. Was j… read more
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Doctoral Degree
2,698 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x