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Itchy red bumps?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 26, 2010
  • 04:05 AM

For the past few days I have experienced a large number of extremely itchy, small red bumps ALL OVER my arms, shoulders, chest, and a couple on my legs and lower back. They are individual bumps, not patches or welts. They're really annoying and when I start scratching on my arm I end up scratching my whole arm to pieces. I have a few scrapes from my fingernails because I itch so bad.
I just recently had two teeth pulled, and I think it may be a reaction to the numbing agent they use or the Ibuprofen I'd been taking for the pain. What is curious though, is that they are only showing up on the skin that is most exposed, with the exception of the few on my legs and lower back, which leads me to think they may be spreading.

Anyone have any ideas what this might be?

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