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Large patch containing red bumps with dark centers on the skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I noticed one large patch develop on my upper back couple weeks back, and in the past week, several (~25) smaller red bumps have appeared. These bumps are raised, and some have darker centers. They are located around the larger patch on my back, as well as on my chest, beneath my arm pits, and on my sides. They do not itch nor cause any painful sensation, but these bumps are fairly rough and have dry and flaky skin around it. Any idea what this might be??
Doctor :   It probably is a dermatitis
Doctor :   and the cause should be found out now
User :   does it sound serious?
Doctor :   It doesnt seem to be
Doctor :   But lemme ask you few more
Doctor :   questions
User :   do u have an idea as to why type of dermatitis?
User :   shure
User :   sure
Doctor :   Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   27, M, XXX
User :   XXX, Single, 153lbs, 5'10"
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the size of the large patch
Doctor :   and theaverage size of the bumps

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