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Little itchy red bumps on my feet and lower legs

  I have these very itchy red bumps that began on my feet (after I took my shoes off) and now it is just from my ankles up to my knees, but when I scratch them they seem to pop and a clear liquid comes out and then it becomes raw when before I thought they were bug bites, my boyfriend is perfectly fine and has nothing of the sort (maybe cause they are hairy?) New ones appear on my legs throughout the day, this has been happening for 2 weeks, please help me1
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I have the same thing!  Please help if you have any idea what this might be.  My husband does not have any of them either, but I have about 30 of them now, but only below the knee and on my feet.  I thought it might be flea bites, but we don't have any pets.
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I've got the same thing as well. First, they started on my left ankle, but have since spread up my left leg to the groin area, then upper thigh and belly. Now I'm seeing a few on my right ankle.
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hey I have the same thing  went to doc said it was chigger bites it  comes from fresh cut grass or weeds. Start off with little red bump then at some point of time may become infected. For the itch use cortizone 10 and neosporin for infection. This can last up to two months..   TRY NOT TO SCRATCH    oh yea doc gave me an itch presription  forgot the name to help the itch and use  dial antibacteria soap .                                                                   jo
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I went to my doctor a while back. Her direction: stop shaving my legs for a while. I don't remember if the condition had a certain name, but pretty much my skin just needed time to heal. I think when you break one (kinda looks like a pimple, but it's not), it can cause more.

Stop shaving for a week or two - your boyfriend will have to deal; hey, society doesn't make him shave, which is why he's bump free.
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I have the same thing but mine started out on my thigh then to my lower leg them my feet. I have it on both legs and feet. Now it is moveing to my belly. It has been worrying me b/c my doctor doesn't even know what it is. Mine doesn't itch that much but they do burn when I take a bath. At first the doc said it was stasis dermatitis. But the meds she put me on didn't help. But I would like some help. They start off like blood spots and then into like bites.
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I have developed the same thing. I started a new job in a brand new building. I had on tennis shoes and jeans and when I went to get into the shower I had them on my feet and legs. I don't know what is causing it but I don't know how a bug could have got down into my shoe to bite me so I don't know what it is but other people in the building are having the same problem.
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im a man & i dont shave my legs. mine started 6 months ago on my feet & spread in 2 weeks up to my knees. no where else. until recent i have a few spots on my forearms that look more like small patches of rash w/ a blister. i just thought they were flea bites but no one else has them. ive used steroidal creams. help stop some itching but i have to keep reapplying it daily which cant be good.  im stumped. i guess i need a dermatologist.
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btw its not shaving, fleas or chiggers. i moved a few months ago & hardly ever go outside.
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I have sort of the same issue. It started out on the tops of my feet then moved to my ankles then to my left knee now i have some on the bottoms of my feet and on my calves and even my thighs now. I've had this for over a month and its driving me completely insane. I dont know if it has anything to do w/ the fact that i'm 6 weeks pregnant or not. We have dogs one who itches like crazy but see no fleas and have had flea/ tick bath. My fiance doesnt have any issues. I thought maybe it was scabies ( I always think the worse lol). Dont believe it is that as I'm not bleeding or anything. Some spots where I've had the itching actually have turned in to dry patches. I have switched to Aveeno dry skin itch relief scent free body wash and lotion. Nothing is helping!
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i don't know how mine it started i took a nap and when i got up it was really itchy there everywhere and i don't know what they are their red and bumpy and they itchy bad
mine aren't on my feet but they really itch their on my lower leg upper leg and my upper arm
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It is BUGS, some type of bug, maybe chiggers, fleas, or bed bugs, they are bug bites though.
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Mine started last summer and they looked like a big mosquito bite. They itch like a mo fo and spread! They kind of ooze a clear fluid and the itching is crazy! Went to a dermatologist and of course by the time I got in they were gone and she said it was dry skin! Waste of a $50.00 co-pay for sure! My daughter has them now! Hell if I know what they are but they leave a scar. I know it's not bed bug bites, chigger,or flea bites! Mosquito season is not here so what the heck are they?
Itching in Denver
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I have the red bumps, bottoms of my feet, ankle, chin, a few on my elbow area... I had predisone for 5 days and cream. I thought they might have stopped, but when I stopped preidsone the bumps seem to be coming back. There are only a few bumps; maybe 20 on both legs, but now my skin is thin (from cream) and I scratched BIG TIME today and made a few bleed. I am going to have scares all over my legs. Has anyone found out what these are caused from?
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i am 24 years old i have the same issues with the itchy red bumps the clear stuff coming from them when i itch them and the they are raw and opened. they are driving me crazy! everyday it seems like 3 or 4 more appear. they started on my feet i just thought it was a bug bite next thing i know they are all over my legs.  My feet are covered have about 30 on each leg from my feet to my knees but it doesnt stop there. this started about week and half ago it has moved up to my groin then my belly back my arms and even my butt i am covered all i have is my face left and i pray they dont go there. i really hope someone can help me and give so idea of what to do because i am in a wedding in august and we are wearing short dresses and my legs look awful not to mention that the itch is going to drive me to scratch my self to dead. someone please help
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I too am going through this crazy mystery. It all started about a month ago. I started getting little red bumps, almost very similar to bug bites. However, my husband does not get them at all. We have the "waterproof- anti bed bug cover on our bed" and we clean it when we change out our sheets. I'm not allergic to anything, and they do not resemble rashes at all. This is driving me crazy. If anyone knows what they are, please share! I am desperate to get rid of them. Thanks guys!
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I am male and same story as most on her - red blister like bumps localized on my feet and ankles. My dermatologist is treating me for psoriasis or rather treating me with the psoriasis cream - Clobex. It relieves the itch/sting about the same as Cortisone 2.5. Nothing lasts.

The itchy has been only at night until recently now it seems to be all the time. I live in Florida and wear flip flops all the time  but during the day I wear a suit and wear cotton socks with dress shoes, I goldf and exercise in ankle socks. Reason I am pointing this out is the itching is on or below the ankle sock area which makes me think it may be an allergic reaction to detergent or fabric softener. I have also changed my soap, pay extra attention to make sure all the soap is washed off etc,

I would really appreciate an update if anyone learns something new about this almost debilitating "rash". Thanks!
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The ONLY thing I've found to help ease the insaine itch on my feet, legs and now lower back is witch hazel.  Hope it works for others, I will dig my skin off if I don't rub witch hazel on it!
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Yes , I have the same thing, it started as a pimple looking bump on my leg so I "popped" it then it was itchy then it kinda dried and got a dry skin circle looking ring around it, didnt heal for almost a month, then left an ugly dark mark on my leg, I just got one on my foot about three days ago, and I have a few at my pubic area that apear and itch like crazzy when I shave there, then a few days after do the same dry skin ring around the itchy spots......I have no pets and no bed bugs, but went to florida and swam in the gulf which is where I think this whole thing atarted....boooo they will not stop apearing
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Yes , I have the same thing, it started as a pimple looking bump on my leg so I "popped" it then it was itchy then it kinda dried and got a dry skin circle looking ring around it, didnt heal for almost a month, then left an ugly dark mark on my leg, I just got one on my foot about three days ago, and I have a few at my pubic area that apear and itch like crazzy when I shave there, then a few days after do the same dry skin ring around the itchy spots......I have no pets and no bed bugs, but went to florida and swam in the gulf which is where I think this whole thing atarted....boooo they will not stop apearing
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Spider bites.  Usually in the Fall of the year.  They bite at night and one can wake up with several every morning.

They hate peppermint oil.  I mix a few drops of peppermint essential oil with water and spray around my bed, windows, baseboards, etc.  It has helped.
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did you ever get the problem figured out... the tops of my feet and my ankles are extremely itchy and i scratch them or rub them and that clear or yellowish liquid starts accumulating. I can not believe how itchy it is!!! please help!!! I live in Nova Scotia, Canada.
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I have the same thing, but it's only from my ankles to my knees. I only get it when I go to Florida to visit my son and his family. They usually start out really small, but now they look bigger like a mosquito bite. They usually go away in a few days, but they haven't this time, and it's been a few weeks. I'd love to know what's causing it. They don't have bed bugs, and we didn't go near any water.
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I woke up in the middle of the night itching the top of my foot like crazy. I looked at it and it was a raised bump that looked like a pimple. It started to spred with redness to the side and got real dark, then I put Neosporn on it and it started looking better the itching however comes in stages. When it itches it's BAD, anyway, everyday I have been getting a new bump or cluster of bumps, it went from my foot, to ankle on my  other foot, behind my knee, to my neck, to my back in two spots, they fade for a day, then itch horribly. Some are lines, some are clusters, and some are random. My husband does not have any, we do have grass but I don't roll in it, my dog has been checked for flees and I cheeked my bed for bed bugs, no luck. I live in the south and it's been a little over a year. I don't know what's wrong and I don't have time for a doctor run around. Can anyone help
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Hey everyone my family has been going CRAZY itching since SEPTEMBER!!!!!!! IT IS NOW JANUARY and we finally know what we have!!!! SCABIES!!!! I didnt think it was that because I looked at every picture online and it didnt look like anything that they pictured on the web! I would get 1 bump on my leg 3 on my arm and they would almost appear right b4 my eyes! My grandaughter was the first to get these bumps and she was only a year old:( it must have been contracted through contact with people in a store cuz that is the ONLY place ppl come up to her and say hello cuz she is so cute;) it only takes 1 touch of the hand to infect some1!!! Ive read many posts about red ITCHY bumps and I was going crazy like every1 else around the world! At first I was going nuts ripping my bed apart looking for bed bugs I must have ripped my bed apart ATLEAST 100 times and then I had a professional come in to look at the house! Bugs in the house is ALWAYS a good place to start when bites r involved! If it ISNT any bug in ur house ITS SCABIES I just treated myself last night and I did my husband too! He doesnt show ANY signs or symptoms of it and we sleep in the same bed hows that for fu**ed up! The only relief I have today is that I dont feel like my skin is crawling!! I still itch like crazy and they said that is VERY normal! I will keep itching for 2-4 weeks after treatment! Good luck to u all my family has been through hell and Im glad we figured it out WE WERE GOING CRAZY!!! The worst part of all of it was trying to figure out wtf was going on Ive tried everything changing laundry soap, dish soap, bath soap, lotions, creams, Ive NEVER seen so much hydrocortozone cream it was part of our life for 5 MONTHS!!! I pray to God this is the end and I feel bad for everyone trying to figure this crap out! At 1 point I went into the drs office yelling at him cuz he couldnt tell me what was wrong with us! We have a HUGE household and me and my husband r away for a week for our monthly getaway and let me tell u its been a LONG time since Ive been able to enjoy the time with the husband without going CRAZY! My 18 yr old daughter is home with my best friend (roommate) and they r being treated tonight with my grand daughter and my 2 stepsons I cannot wait for them to feel the relief we feel GOOD LUCK TO ALL!!!
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I can tell you, these little pin prick bumps aren't bug bites! I have the same thing going on. It has been going on for over a year! Started with a little red pin prick bump on one of my feet. Itched like crazy!!!!  While scratching it, it popped, and a small amount of clear puss came out. I get them regularly on my toes, feet, legs, arms, shoulders and stomach. My doctor has prescribed multiple meds, including steroids and creams. NOTHING HAS WORKED. I get clusters of them now. I even tried applying a very small amount of bleach to an area. I thought it worked, but only the first time. They have come back even worse than before.
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