A 21-year-old female asked:
I have red pimple like bumps on my arms that itch and a few in my back. what could that be from?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rebecca Gliksmananswered
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
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
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Dr. Stuart Hickersonanswered
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Rash: Contact dermatitis or folliculitis considerations.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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