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A 24-year-old female asked:

Small bumps on arms and legs. very itchy. no puss. dry skin. what could it be? no other signs. allergic reaction or more?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Probably: an irritative folliculitis...inflammation of the tiny pouches i which your hairs are growing ..this is often caused BY SHAVING TOO CLOSE or TOO OFTEN! An antibacterial moisturizing soap may help! Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) for a suggestion! Hope this helps! Dr Z
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Eczema??: Eczema is dry skin, invariably bilaterally symmetric and responds well to treatment. See your doc.

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Last updated Feb 22, 2016

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