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Whittier, CA
A 24-year-old female asked:

i have small itchy white bumps on my rit arms thats always in the sun? help please theyre the size of a pinhead and itchy clustered and individual?!

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Keratosis pilaris: The small itchy white spots may be keratosis pilaris which is a benign skin disease. Try using 14percent Lactic Acid if you can buy it over the counter, otherwise see a dermatologist.

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United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 18-year-old female asked:

Sudden small orangy/brown patches have appeared on my arm, look like tea stains, not itchy or dry, could it be from being in the sun too much?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It's possible or : Perhaps contact with some chemicals or from an underlying medical condition. Go see your dr to assess the cause.

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