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Big Red Bump On My Arm
It's hard to say: Without actually seeing what that means inflammation and swelling which can be caused by infection chronic inflammation metabolic issues such as get out from a puncture wounds a system that gotten irritated and many other things a lot depends on if it's in the skin or in the fatty tissue or moving with tendons these are all possibilities. ...Read more
I got a big red bump under my arm and it hurts. I squeezed it and blood& fluid came out not it is just red and hard. What should I do?
Abscess: Hi, an abscess is the body's way of "walling off" an infection it cannot fight on its own. It will be a growing, warm, red, tender mass, and could form anywhere on the body. Tx often consists of incision and draining of pus, heat, rest, and possible antibiotics. Recurrent axillary abscess' are called hidradenitis supprativa, responds to sugery, laser, and restriction of close shaving practices. ...Read more
Spider/Insect bite on inner arm that hasn't healed. No fever or appetite loss, or anything, but a big red bump still. How long should it take to heal?
I was bit had 4 white bumps now one red bump in big rash its hot get twinges sweating nausea blurry vision numbness in arm and hand is it scorpion?
I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?
If you are exposed to the item to which you are allergic, the symptoms will persist, even for years. It would be prudent to consult your doctor.
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I have had this red bump on my arm for a week and a half&it's itchy too. I thought it was a bug bite, I iced it and the swelling went down.?
I am sorry but we: Can't diagnose this with the available information. I encourage you to let your parents know about it. ...Read more
A goose egg like bump on my arm about 2 inches wide with a red bump in the middle that has a head. The head is white?
See below: Sounds like abscess, boil, or infected cyst. Any recent injury to area—scratch, insect bite? Try warm compresses to encourage it to open & drain. Wash with warm, soapy water; pat dry. If lump gets larger, redder, more painful, see pcp for treatment. If u have history of boils, may need antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a small bump on my arm that scabs over but won't fully heal. No open wound or discharge when the scab comes off. Just dry red bump. What is it?
I have a red bump under my arm its red and hard. Hurts to touch or when my shirt or when I move my arm. I was síndrome what it could be.
Mean armpit? If this is a case you have hidrosadenitis which is an inflammation of sweat glands. Go please and see a doctor as you may need antibiotics or even open it up to drain if on can detect pus. Do not neglect this.
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My 18 month old has a small red bump on her arm that has persisted for weeks. It doesn't seem to bother her. Should I worry?
Probably not: Babies skin can have lots of different bumps and lesions. If it is stable and not rapidly changing ins size and continue to not cause any symptoms, I would recommend you mention it to your pediatrician a the next office visit. You should be taking her in for an 18 month well visit, if you haven't done so already. ...Read more
I have this small red bump underneath my under arm and it's red and all around it is red and it's painful all around it what could it be?
I haven't had and IV nor blood drawn and all of sudden I have a redness and a small red bump in my inner elbow?
See a doctor: Get this examined by somebody who can see it and assess it. ...Read more
I have a red bump under my right armpit and I hurts when ever I put my arm down. Could it be from the underwire of my bra or something? What is it?
It could be from: Your bra or it could be a lymph node which could be a sign of something more serious. Have a doctor look at it ...Read more
I have a small circular red bump with a little scab on my arm that itches I was wondering what it could possibly be and what should I do?
I have a small red bump on my forearm that I popped and it scarred into a flat baby pink piece of skin. Now my other arm developed one. What is it & h?
Not sure: We're limited in this forum in trying to diagnose a problem with a limited amount of information. Use HealthTap Prime or talk to your doctor. HealthTap Prime will let you upload a picture of your arms that could help with a diagnosis. Also, risk factors (tick bites, exposure to sun / pests / etc) could be discussed. In any case, most of the time, you don't want to "pop" any blister intentionally. ...Read more
Recently had a sore red bump close to underneath the arm pit the bump is gone but still pains when the areas pressed I'm 23 f I have no other symptoms?
Skin infections: Hello Aliss, it sounds like you may have had a little abscess in your arm pit area. That's pretty common and they usually go away without treatment. My fear if you were a patient of mine, would be that you have an abscess under your skin that you can't see while it appears to be better on the surface. If it does not improve soon, you have fevers, or worsening pain, go to your MD or the ER. ...Read more
Local inj. Reactions: Usually go away with time. Depending on type of "vaccine" may take a few weeks. ...Read more
I have a small circular red bump with little scabs in it on my arm by my underarm that itches. What is it?
A small red bump was under arm pit so I popped it and clear puss came out. I woke up in the morning and there was at least 15 itchy spots. Help?
See derm: You will need to see a dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter had a tick latched on to her arm pit a month ago. There is still a raised red bump. Is that normal or something I should worry?
Not unusual: A persistent red bump could be associated with a mild reaction to the saliva of the tick or else there may be small fragments of the tick's mouth parts, causing a foreign body reaction. If this was a deer tick and the tick was latched more than 24 hours and you live in an area known to have lyme disease, you should check with your doctor to see if tests for lyme exposure are indicated. ...Read more
I had a TB test done last Tuesday, the nurse said I am negative but I still have a red bump that looks like a mosquito bite on my arm. Is this nor...
TB Test: A positive test is measured by induration that is palpated on your arm - not by overlying swelling or bump ...Read more
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy, red), only in my arms. A new bump appears everyday.?
Rash: This will require a history and physical examination to provide an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a red discolored rash under my arms. The right one has gotten much worse, with dry scaly skin. Now it has red bump all around it. Please help!
Dry scaly skin: You could have eczema with the beginning of a low grade infection. See your doctor before it gets worse. ...Read more
I have a small red bump under my upper arm by my armpit that hurts when I touch it. Could it just be irritation or a zit?
Yes: But have it check by your physician. ...Read more
Red bump on arm feels like a ball hurts only when I rub or push down noticed it today making my left shoulder kinda sore could it have ben poison spid
Doubtful spider bite: Spider bites are painful, form a small black ulcer from the venom the spider injects with a bite. Your lump does not sound like this. Many, Many things on the list of what this might be (lipoma, inclusion cyst, lymph node) to name a few. Only way to know what it is, evaluation. Can watch for next 1-2 weeks. If still there then eval, if worse eval. Also leave it alone to not irritate it. Dr R ...Read more
What bit me? I have a red bump on my knee and upper arm. They are both bumpy and it squirts out a clear liquid. Its itchy and when I tap it it stings.
Insect bites: Insect bites usually show up as a bump with red around the edges. Usually there is not a lot of liquid that squirts out. If the bump resolves on its own, then likely it was an insect bite. If it worsens, continues to drain liquid, gets larger or more painful, then you should have a physician evaluate it. ...Read more
My baby has a red bump on his stomach and some white dry patch looking spots on the back of his arm. It doesn't look like eczem I can send pictures if necessary
It may be a fungal or bacterial infection, amongst many other things including eczema. Regardless instead of sending a picture, you should take the baby in to see his doctor. Rashes can be harmless or dangerous, it's very difficult for a mother to know, therefore a medical professional should be the one to make a diagnois or suspected diagnosis after an examination in his/her office. If necessary a dermatologist (skin doctor) can be consulted.
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