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why do i have bumps on my arms and legs

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
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
A 49-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
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: You need to provide more information. A description of the bumps, their location, etc.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many possiblilities: I wish I could provide an easy answer but this requires a more detailed evaluation. Scabies is one possibility and depending on where you live I wond ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Crane
26 years experience Podiatry
Normal or vascular: Red spots on your feet can be a normal part of aging or anything from dermatitis to insect bites. I would go have them looked at by your favorite derm ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suman Das
Dr. Suman Das answered
53 years experience Plastic Surgery
Many reasons: It could be a number of things, including allergic rash to some skin conditions.Your best bet is to go and see a dermatologist.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It is difficult to : Know what you mean by bumps. This could mean corns, hammertoes, etc....Corns come form friction, hammerotes occur by imbalance of tendons. Im not eve ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Brown spots: If those are freckles, they are normal, it's just your genetics. If it is something else, they need to be looked at to determine the cause thereof.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: They could be some form of dermatitis, it is best to see doctor for proper med and eval.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose--sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. You need to see your doctor.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See derm: This may be a bruise a drug reaction. See dermatologist for exact cause.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Rash on neck: You could be allergic to your shampoo or other hair products. You could be perspiring, you could have an infectious rash or you could have a rash seco ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: A doctor would need to see the rash in order to try to diagnose it.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Shingles only: affects 1 side of the body, in a discrete patch. So if both arms and legs are involved and the chest too,it is not shingles.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Lentigines: I think you are likely referring to lentigines (plural for lentigo) which are caused by the sun damage.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
Be seen by your doct: New onset ankle swelling may represent protein loss in urine, possible heart issues or too much salt in your diet. Tiny red dots may be associated wi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Could be: This could be several things. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See derm: You probably have eczema but see dermatologist to get exact answer.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: Bruising without injury may indicate a problem with the cells on your blood that are involved in clotting. The " tiny red dots" could be related to th ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
19 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis?: Infection of the hair follicles commonly occurs on the neck and back and is usually caused by staph bacteria. In this case, usually oral antibiotics ... Read More

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