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red pimple like bumps on arms

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Red bumps on skin: Could be folliculitis , inflammation of hair follicles. Keep clean, moisturize . Consider coconut oil if very inflamed may need antibiotics ) . coul ... Read More
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Contact dermatitis or folliculitis considerations.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe allergies: You may have a contact dermatitis (allergic reaction similar to poison ivy or hives) or a form of eczema. If this is chronic and recurrent you may ps ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Keratosis pilaris : rubra. Keratosis pilaris occurs when the human body produces excess amounts of the skin protein keratin, resulting in the formation of small, raised b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Furunculosis: Sometimes people develop bumps around hair shafts and these are infections called furunculosis usually treated with antibiotics or soaps.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pus?: If they have pus (pustules), then i would be concerned that he may have impetigo which needs to be treated with an antibiotic. This is all the more l ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Hard to answer without more information and pictures so get him examined would be recommended
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Maybe the sunscreen : If not the sunscreen maybe you developed a photosensitivity reaction to whatever it is your taking.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Tezza
Dr. Amy Tezza answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: If they are on the back of your upper arm mostly and kind of firm they might be keratosis pilaris. It's a plugged hair follicle filled with keratin wh ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Acne: possible acne or eczema. please see your physician for exact specific diagnosis
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