A member asked:

I have red pimple like bumps on my arms that itch and a few in my back. what could that be from?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Red bumps on skin: Could be folliculitis , inflammation of hair follicles. Keep clean, moisturize . Consider coconut oil if very inflamed may need antibiotics ) . could also be eczema ( may consider coconut oil) , prickly heat clean moisturize f/u w/ doc http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heat-rash/basics/treatment/con-20033908

Answered 8/8/2016


Dr. Stuart Hickerson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Rash: Contact dermatitis or folliculitis considerations.

Answered 11/28/2017



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