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A 23-year-old female asked:

I've recently developed tiny prickly itchy skin color bumps on my legs, usually on exposed areas. sometimes also on my elbows and chin. what is it?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Prickly itchy bumps: Could be prickly heat (miliaria) or eczema, rarely psoriasis Cool, wash 2 x a day with soap and water try calomine lotion and try light coat of desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (diaper rash ointment) at night Follow up with doctor.
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