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what are these pimple like bumps on my arms

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 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
32 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Contact dermatitis or folliculitis considerations.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would advise an oatmeal bath preparation eg Aveeno, to remove any potential irritants such as poison ivy. For itching please provide one dose of Cla ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
38 years experience Dermatology
Pimples: Usually pimple-like bumps on the arms and legs are caused by a condition such as keratosis pilaris and moisturizers with Lactic Acid may help.
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 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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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
The : The rash you are describing sounds like a condition called hyperkeratosis pilaris. This is a genetic condition that affects the hair follicles and res ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert McMurtrie
23 years experience Pain Management
Chicken skin?: May be keratosis pilaris. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/keratosis-pilaris/basics/definition/con-20025750 Should check with a dermato ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Hard to answer without more information and pictures so get him examined would be recommended
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a dermatologist: To make an accurate diagnosis you should see a skin doctor, but this sounds like an allergic reaction, either to something you are taking by mouth, or ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
26 years experience Pediatrics
Erythema Toxicum: Nothing to worry about. "e. Tox" is a very common benign newborn rash. Leave it alone and it will go away on its own.
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