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A 46-year-old member asked:

I am breaking out in red spots on my arms. they are not pimples but are itchy and have spread?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 38 years experience
It is difficult: to diagnose a rash without seeing it. If you were exposed to something new, it could be a contact dermatitis; if you are ill with a fever, it could be a virus; ill with sore throat, it could be strep. Please see your doctor to be properly diagnosed and treated (if necessary).
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