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A 42-year-old member asked:

I have little red bumps on my arms and hands, what can it be?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Have it looked at.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Unsure: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary.

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My daughter has red bumps on her hands and her arms?

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Need much more info: Rashes are sooooo hard to diagnose without looking at them, but further info to even try and narrow it down includes history or any new exposures, foods, soaps, detergents. Does rash itch, burn, hurt. Are there open sores, drainage. Size of bumps, do they come and go. Anywhere else at all on body, just not as many? The questions go on, but these are some of the essentials to help try and diagnose.
Last updated Oct 27, 2017


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