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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 :   hi...i have some red ichy bumps on my upper abs and back...theyre pretty small...all less than a 1/2 inch diameter...spaced randomly...what is it??
User :   allergies? syphilis? i dont know
Doctor :   do you have fever
User :   no, like 97
Doctor :   any itching you have?
User :   yeah they itch
User :   my lymph nodes were swollen a couple days ago and a few months ago they were swollen to where i couldnt drink water
Doctor :   did you wear any new clothes, or used any new prducts on the body
User :   no, not that i can think of...just lotion like always
Doctor :   Apply calamine lotion
Doctor :   donot rub the skin
User : it possible its some std?
User :   thats scary!
Doctor :   is the red bumps painfull

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