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Why do I have bumps on my arms and legs

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, impaired venous circulation... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Usually skin infecti: White bumps on the skin that cause minor itching or discomfort and spread with itching and scratching usually some are type of inspection. When a pers... Read More
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Keratosis: Keratosis pilaris gives skin a goose-flesh or sandpaper-like appearance. Typically patches are skin colored, but they can appear red and inflamed, as ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Unusual: If they are calcium deposits, it would be very unusual and would signify an internal problem. Most bumps on the skin are not calcium deposits. I would... Read More
Dr. Steven Zimmet
Aesthetic Medicine 43 years experience
You need to be seen: It's very difficult to say. This might be folliculitis, or keratosis pilaris, or something else. It's impossible to determine what diagnostic tests yo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Rash: A rash really needs to be visualized by a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Fyi: a red, raised and intensely itchy rash is o... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Difficult to tell: There are so many possibilities as to why you could be developing these bumps, which could include an allergic rash ("contact dermatitis"), dry skin, ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Red Bumps: It is a little hard to say without actually seeing them but it sounds as though they could be something that is often referred to as hemangiomas. The... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 38 years experience
Itching: One thing it could be would be lichen simples chronicus. This is an itchy skin condition that can be very troublesome. Try an over the counter Hydro... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
From inflammation: Some people's skin react to inflammation (skin irritation or trauma, leading to a healing reaction) due to shaving, scratching, rashes, meds, sunburns... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology 19 years experience
Photosensitivity: What you describe may be a skin rash known as polymorphous light eruption (pmle).  this is an itchy rash caused by sun exposure in people who have bec... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Hives: Sounds like hives. Hives are red, raised, itchy welts that come in all shapes and sizes. They tend to be sporadic and come & go. They tend to get wors... Read More

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