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red bumps on chest (not acne?)

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i am including a picture

i've had the same bumps on my chest for about a year now

it ***** going to the beach or the swimming pool cuz i always have someone asking me what happened on my chest BLAH

they feel tough.. there is no pain and no itchiness

picture:
http://i35.tinypic.com/2eycsx1.jpg

what can i do about it
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Hi,

This sounds like a heat rash or milaria , though nothing can be said with surety without having a look at the lesions.

'Miliaria (miliaria rubra, sweat rash or prickly heat) is a skin disease marked by small and itchy rashes. Miliaria is a common ailment in hot and humid conditions, such as in the tropics and during the summer season. '

'The prevention and treatment of miliaria primarily consists of controlling heat and humidity so that sweating is not stimulated. Measures may involve treating a febrile illness; removing occlusive clothing; limiting activity; providing air conditioning; or, as a last resort, having the patient move to a cooler climate.'

You could read more about the condition at the following links -

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miliaria

and

http://www.emedicine.com/DERM/topic266.htm

Let us know if you need any other information and post us about how you are doing.

Regards
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i thought i said it wasnt itchy
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try doing a google search on molluscum and see if that sounds like them ... my daughter had this; it's caused by a virus and looked a lot like that. she finally got rid of them by having them frozen off, but she ended up having them for about nine months.

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