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why does my arm itch so bad

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergic reaction?: It sounds like your armpit (axilla) has been in contact with something it is sensitive or allergic to. Any new deodorants or powders or soaps, new raz ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
Inflammation from bi: Localized inflammation from insect bite. Use otc steroid cream-hydrocortize cream 1%.
A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Keratosis pilaris: Is likely. It is caused by a thicker layer of the skin that is crunchier(keratinized). It is a skin type rather than a disease. 60% of people have it. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to ... Read More
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Hydrocortisone, but: Otc anti-itch creams such as cortizone-10 and calamide lotion etc..Can help relief your symptoms, but without know what is causing it, i can't say tha ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heather Silverberg
17 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not insect: Skin irritation can have many causes, it may be that it was actually something else, like oil from a plant that got on your skin. You want to make sur ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: The spider bite is not likely to harm the baby. Usually the reaction is local and doesn't spread to the baby. Best wishes!
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
45 years experience Dermatology
Not shingles: Shingles is almost exclusively only on one side of the body and it tends to be painful. More likely is an allergy to something that is coming in cont ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
See your doctor: It is difficult to diagnose rashes without seeing them. Since it s thick and now spreading, she would be helped with a visit. Cannot tell if it is a c ... Read More
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A 0-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Let his doctor look: Kids with eczema have dry areas of skin, and are drier overall. Dermatologists recommend CeraVe for it's ceramides ingredient, which helps make eczema ... Read More
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