Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

sores on forearm

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: This is the kind of scenario best tackled by your doctor. He/she can ask questions, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Bodzin
51 years experience General Surgery
Not serious: If the lesions come back, they may be hydradenitis which can be cured by eliminating the infected source. Disseminated staph or strep can settle in h ... Read More
3
3 thanks
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
FolliculitisYou: This could be folliculitis or prurigo. You should see your dermatologist for the answer.
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Could be infected: hair follicles, called folliculitis, that could lead to a skin abscess. Be careful of shaving in these areas and if you have access to healthcare fac ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
41 years experience Family Medicine
Infection?: They might be infected. See your doctor and get checked, you might need some antibiotic. Sometimes scratching these can get them infected. Try Bena ... Read More
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
28 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe shingles: If you have recently developed pain in one arm and then had a blistery rash break out, you may have shingles. Get an evaluation as soon as possible, p ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Sores: it is possible this could be a skin infection caused by strep or staph. See your doctor for an exam and treatment. All the best.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: sounds like either folliculitis or contact dermatitis. see dermatologist to be eval and possibly txed. Sometimes, one's deodorant could be the proble ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Likely infected: The description suggests these are infected and need to be treated as such. If they don't clear up after a good cleaning she shold be seen.
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis: You many have cut yourself shaving and then gotten an infection of a hair follicle which looks like a type of pimple called a pustule. Stop shaving un ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month