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i have small bumps on my arm with a black dot in the middle then it turns into like a dry spot kinda flaky and leaves a light spot what is l

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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Spots on the arms: Spots on the arms could be due to various reasons. Please see your doctor or a dermatologist.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Shingles? Herpes?: If it appeared and developed the pimple-like bumps over just a few days, it could be herpes zoster (shingles). Less likely is herpes simplex virus (HS ... Read More
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Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Glands: Hi Sorry to hear you've been dealing with rash issues. There are glands under the arm pit that can commonly become clogged and become infected. We hav ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tammi Schlichtemeier
30 years experience Pediatrics
Abscess/folliculitis: Most women shave their arm pits. Occasionally bacteria gets imbedded under the skin or in the hair follicules of the arm pits. Your description sounds ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
6 years experience Internal Medicine
Bump: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, would you feel comfortable sharing a picture. It appears to be either a skin tag or a mole but hard to say without vis ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blind as a bat: In this virtual forum I am as ":blind as a bat" and cannot see the problem nor can I provide an accurate answer. You need to have the area e ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Small pimple chest: Just like on our face we can get pimples on the skin of the chest and back. Seems you have folliculitis, a pimple, would wash with soap and water keep ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devang Patel
15 years experience Family Medicine
Abscess : Apply warm compresses regularly throughout the day. Let a doctor know if pain gets worse or if you have fevers. If there is redness around the site an ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Evaluate black spot: The black spot on your arm should be evaluated to make sure you dont have a melanoma. Consult a dermatologist.
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