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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have red bumps/ pimple like on my arms, some on legs and feet. it itches. what's the cause of this?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 53 years experience
Keratosis pilaris : rubra. Keratosis pilaris occurs when the human body produces excess amounts of the skin protein keratin, resulting in the formation of small, raised bumps in the skin often with surrounding redness. Harmless. See a dermatologist if concerned.
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