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If you have had recent physical contact, this could be bumps from a herpes infection. This could also be true if you have had herpes before. Oral bumps from herpes are not serious and usually do not need any treatment.
If herpes is ruled outm then this is likely to be due to an allergic reaction.Check out whether you have started any new medications. Also try to recall any new foods that you took, specially foods like nuts, some new types of meat, fish, etc. You could be having a food allergy. You should also watch out for any new soaps or detergents.
It could also be an allergic reaction to an insect bite.If you find anything which could have caused the allergy, then you have to avoid it. However, quite as often, no definite cause of such allergic reactions can be found, do not worry if this is so.Meanwhile take Cap. Claritin (OTC) 1 cap. daily, this will help with the bumps. Also apply 1% Hydrocortisone cream (available OTC) on the bumps.However, if the bumps persist, see your doctor.
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If there is no physical contact, then it would be an allergy.
It might not necessarily be foods, it could be due to an insect bite.
Take the Claritin and Hydrocortisone ointment, the bump should go down with this.
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But try with this, this sounds very like an allergic reaction, you will get relief with this.
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Ok, that makes it more likely to be allergy. Allergic rashes are very similar to a heat rash, the pathophysiology is the same.