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Living in humid climate, developed itchy bumps on forehead and forearms. Using tea tree oil for cure. How to treat these bumps?

Yes i recently moved to a very humid region and have developed small itchy bumps on my forearms what could this be? This happened exacly a year ago when i lived in Korea and now i live in Japan how can this be treated or prevented. I have no known allergies and beleive this is weather related. Im currently using tea tree oil.
Asked On : Fri, 6 Jul 2012
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Allergist and Immunologist 's  Response
Small itchy red bumps on the skin that disappear with no marks or scars are suggestive of urticaria. Occasionally one can have swellings of the lipsand/or tongue. In most cases (80%) it is not allergic and long-acting non-sedating antihistamines such as Allegra 180/90 and/or cetirizine 10mg for 6 weeks (minimum) to 3 months (most likely will be required in your case) is recommended. Infections can be a trigger so basic investigations to exclude infections are sometimes helpful.
Food allergies are not a cause unless there is a specific food you are aware of that causes the lumps within the hour of having the food.
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