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Old 10-10-2011, 05:42 PM   #1
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Small itchy bumps all over body

Hello all,

I have been searching all over the web for what these bumps on my skin might be and I have been having no luck.

I did find some info, but people are saying it is just because of the changing of the seasons and it is caused by abnormal sweating. Medical term I found for this was "polymorphous light eruption". I did not get these bumps until sometime in August. Funny thing is my girlfriend also got them around the same time. Everything I read says they are non contagious, so why would we both get them?

Any other suggestions on what they could be? I have them on my hands, fingers, arms, chest, stomach, legs, right below the butt cheek and now I noticing them on my private area.


Edit: Another medical term I found it could be is Pompholyx.

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Old 11-06-2011, 12:46 PM   #2
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kkurkowskij HB User
Re: Small itchy bumps all over body

Just in case anyone else has the same problem. I ended up going to the doctors and it ended up being scabies. I have no idea where I could have gotten them from.

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Old 04-19-2012, 09:20 PM   #3
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Pingley HB User
Re: Small itchy bumps all over body

Can you go more into detail about where and how these bumps
Occurred. Please?!

Old 04-20-2012, 03:58 AM   #4
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Re: Small itchy bumps all over body

I noticed them starting around my hands. The first place the doctor looked was in between my fingers. I did have a few there. Then I started getting them on my arms and stomach area. After that it was on my groin area. That's when I called it quits and went to the doctor. I thought it was poison ivy since I had it the year before, but it ended up not being that.

Old 11-12-2012, 01:01 PM   #5
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Re: Small itchy bumps all over body

My bf and I have it too.... Off and on for almost 8 months now.
He has it way worse then me tho... First doc said scabies did 2 treatments... Didn't work :-/
Then we got the bump tested came back negative for scabies... We have tried prolly over $200 in different meds... Still no help! ;(

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