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i have red raised bumps on my upper right arm and my back they look like mosquito bites but have had them a month?

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KP or acne?: Could be hyperkeratosis pilaris which are pinpoint hard bumps often on the upper arms and treatable with LacHydrin(lactic acid) and retinoids like Tazorac (tazarotene). It is genetic and common and benign. Below are some pictures and a reference. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1070651-overview http://keratosispilarisskin.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/keratosis-pilaris-close.png

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Last updated Aug 12, 2014

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