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I developed some itchy bumps first underarms and then they spread to my arms and neck and thighs they are very itchy at night times, I had UTI too.?

I developed some itchy bumps first underarms and then they spread to my arms and neck and thighs they are very itchy at night times, I had UTI too.?

Allergic reaction?: Itchy rashes are usually allergic reactions, but sometimes are from skin infections. Antibiotic allergy can cause an itchy rash, sometimes after the antibiotic is already finished. People who have a history of eczema can have itchy rashes appear off and on. Sometimes there are skin infections like folliculitis, shingles, pimples, impetigo, etc... A doctor can evaluate to see what it all might be. ...Read more

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I have itchy legs and arms at night right before sleep, no bumps, I thought it was the bed, but if I lie on my bed in the morning there's no itchiness?

I have itchy legs and arms at night right before sleep, no bumps, I thought it was the bed, but if I lie on my bed in the morning there's no itchiness?

Worse at night: Most symptoms tend to worsen at night due to the body 's efforts to wind down for a rest with drop in norepinephrine and cortisol production. Suggest that you apply a moisturizer on your body ...Read more

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I have itchy arms and legs at night before sleep, but not when I lie in my bed in the mornings or evenings, no bumps or insect bites, what can it be?

I have itchy arms and legs at night before sleep, but not when I lie in my bed in the mornings or evenings, no bumps or insect bites, what can it be?

Itchy: Do you have dry skin? This is one cause. Occasionally itchiness develops at night when the body temperature rises. You can prevent this by taking benadryl (may make you drowsy) or Claritin (loratadine). Overactive thyroid or polycythemia (excess red blood cells) are rarer causes. Your physician can evaluate you and order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps inner thigh arms face is very itchy should I go to an emergency room or dermatologist what should I do very irrating at night?

I have itchy red bumps inner thigh arms face is very itchy should I go to an emergency room or dermatologist what should I do very irrating at night?

.? Allergic reaction: Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg right away & every 4-6 hours if
needed. (OTC Ned) may take 1-2 gm of Vit C.
Drink extra water & see a doctor or Walk-in clinic
Be a detect e to find what the allergen is. Most probably what you ate. ...Read more

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I have bug bites that are on my legs arms and chest. Very itchy at night. I feel the bite and get red bumps right after. Scabies?

I have bug bites that are on my legs arms and chest. Very itchy at night. I feel the bite and get red bumps right after. Scabies?

Exposed?: Usually, you will know if you've been exposed to someone with scabies, they will have a persistent itchy rash. Could also be flea bites or bedbugs. See your doctor and get checked. In the meantime, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) tablets and cortisone cream can help the itching. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a cluster of white bumps on my fore arm that's itchy what is it?

I have a cluster of white bumps on my fore arm that's itchy what is it?

Dermatitis: You probably got into something, or got bitten. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone and antihistamine cream like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) if that does not work see doc for something stronger or if it spreads or gets worse. ...Read more

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What are these small itchy bumps on my shoulders and arms?

Many answers: You need to check with your doctor and dermatologist who would likely want to know how long these bumps have been present, medications being taken, and other associated symptoms, a skin biopsy may also be needed. ...Read more

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I have very itchy bumps on my arms that are strange shapes?

I have very itchy bumps on my arms that are strange shapes?

I'm not sure...: ...What "strange shapes" means, but irregular outlines usually means a contact dermatitis - something you're allergic to has come in contact with your skin and caused a contact dermatitis. Bug bites are also a possibility. If it's that itchy, you should see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What causes red itchy bumps on the arms and elbows?

What causes red itchy bumps on the arms and elbows?

Rash on Arms: Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period of time. This rash occurs on the arms and elbows. Other causes include eczema, allergies, contact dermatitis, psoriasis and others. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Itchy bumps or arms and hands, why?

Rash: Reasons are many, contact allergies, dry skin, infection etc. See your doctor and get it checked. ...Read more

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I have a raised itchy bump on my arm and it is itchy and white.

I have a raised itchy bump on my arm and it is itchy and white.

R/O HIVE: Hive are raised bumps that can occur after an allergen exposure. They are usually itchy and multiple. If there is only one it may be a cyst or a lipoma. You need an exam to determine the type of lesion. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy bump on my inner arm where it bends it bleeds if I barely touch it what is this?

I have a red itchy bump on my inner arm where it bends it bleeds if I barely touch it what is this?

Angioma?: Red bumps that bleed easily are usually angiomas - small benign tumors made of blood vessels. But other things can present that way, including some types of skin cancer, so check with your doctor or a dermatologist. If it's bleeding that easily, it should be removed anyway. ...Read more

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I have about 5 small bumps on my arm that have been there for a few days. I have no idea what they're from. They're not itchy.

I have about 5 small bumps on my arm that have been there for a few days. I have no idea what they're from. They're not itchy.

Skin bumps: These would have to be examined by a physician or dermatologist in order to make a diagnosis. Despite lack of itchiness they could be multiple insect bites. ...Read more

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I was out in the sun for a few hours and now I have these itchy bumps on my arm look like bites but I no I didn't get bite by anything what is it?

Hives: Some people can get hives with sun exposure. Try sunscreens first. If that is not effective, you can try to suppress them with antihistamines. ...Read more

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I have itchy bumps and rash on arm pits, remedy?

See a dermatologist: Meanwhile try 1% Hydrocortisone cream. Skip shaving ; deoderants until it heals. Water os fine but do not scrub. ...Read more

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What could these small itchy bumps on my arms and legs be?

Rash: A rash really needs to be visualized by a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Fyi: a red, raised and intensely itchy rash is often hives but it can also be? ...Read more

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I have these red itchy bumps on my side under my arm?

I have these red itchy bumps on my side under my arm?

Fungus: If you sweat a lot and rash is itchy and located under you axilla, possibly cutaneous candidiasis. Try over the counter anti-fungal cream. If no improvement, follow up with pcp. ...Read more

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Got some very itchy bumps on my arm in japan. What can I do?

Got some very itchy bumps on my arm in japan. What can I do?

Too vague a question: Depends on what is causing it. Most of the time, a topical cortisone may help. But if you may need a rx to get it there. ...Read more

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Itchy bump on arm. Brown. Itch once a day. Elliptical in shape. Soft but dry. Hard around the edges. Have pic.?

Itchy bump on arm. Brown. Itch once a day. Elliptical in shape. Soft but dry. Hard around the edges. Have pic.?

Itchy bump: Eczema, fungal though usually red may be brown. Rarely may be erythema nodosum-immue reaction to infection, though that is also usually red. Notalgia paresthetica usually occurs on the upper back, keratosis are usually in older individuals. Rarely may be melanoma. f/u/ w/ dermatologist ...Read more

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I woke up to 1 hugh red, itchy, warm to the touch, raused bump on my arm. It usually last for 2 weeks. I get them often? Help.

I woke up to 1 hugh red, itchy, warm to the touch, raused bump on my arm. It usually last for 2 weeks. I get them often? Help.

Folliculitis: This sounds like a infection of the hair follicle which can be very serious if it develops into an abscess. Treat with warm soaks and see your healthcare provider because you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a single itchy bump on my arm that looks like a bug bite. It's winter though. What can it be? No bed bugs, fleas, etc. In home...

I have a single itchy bump on my arm that looks like a bug bite. It's winter though. What can it be? No bed bugs, fleas, etc. In home...

? Fungal or bug bite: Sometimes a fungal infection or "ringworm" will start as a slightly itchy red bump that then enlarges in a circle form. More likely, with all of the fresh evergreens with the holidays, you may have picked up a chigger or other biting insect. Fleas have also been known to hitch a ride. I have occasionally had fleas hop off patients in my office, and they do jump! ...Read more

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I have hard bumps, and it shown up with itchy, and look like a keloid, but it's brown, hard, round, and itch in my sholuder, arm, back : (what is it?

I have hard bumps, and it shown up with itchy, and look like a keloid, but it's brown, hard, round, and itch in my sholuder, arm, back : (what is it?

May be keloid: Keloids are scars which may arise spontaneously or the result of trauma including surgical incisions. They must be differentiated from other types of scars such as hypertrophic which are common in the early phase of healing. Treatment if necessary includes many choices including compression, topical medications, silicone sheeting and corticosteroid injections. Surgical treatment is an option. ...Read more

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I was bit yesterday by something but don't know what. I have a raised bump on my arm. I don't know if it is cause for concern. It has been very itchy.

Small bug bite can: Be managed with otc antibiotic and steroid cream but anything that's spreading, getting more red and pussy, accompanied by fever, body aches and joint pains needs to be seen by a dr. Take care! ...Read more

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What are those little tiny white itchy bumps on my arms?

What are those little tiny white itchy bumps on my arms?

Assess: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What are itchy bumps popping up on arms and legs?

What are itchy bumps popping up on arms and legs?

Itchy bumps: I really can't tell you without more history snd exam. See your doctor! ...Read more

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What could cause itchy bumps like misquito bites on my arms and stomach area?

What could cause itchy bumps like misquito bites on my arms and stomach area?

Reaction: Sounds like you are describing hives. This is likely an allergic reaction to something. Could be another type of bug bite but more likely it is a reaction to something that you ate or something that came in contact with your skin. You should have your doctor take a look and decide how to treat. ...Read more

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Itchy red bumps on just arms and hands?

Itchy red bumps on just arms and hands?

Hives: Most likely an allergic skin reaction to something you may have come into contact with. You can try over the counter antihistamines and if they do not resolve within 24 hrs, see your doctor ...Read more

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I continuously get red itchy bumps on my right arm?

I continuously get red itchy bumps on my right arm?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have small itchy bumps on my arm and one is blistering. What can this be?

I have small itchy bumps on my arm and one is blistering. What can this be?

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are very difficult to describe in words, so an exam by a primary care doctor and/or a dermatologist is helpful, when the rash is present. Sometimes rashes occur from bug bites, fungus/yeast, reactions with chemicals, irritants, plants, allergens, etc... Itching makes it more likely an allergic rash or bug bites. If one cannot go to the doctor, a video consult on HealthTap PRIME may help. ...Read more

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I have Itchy arms and everytime I scratch little bumps appear what could it be?

I have Itchy arms and everytime I scratch little bumps appear what could it be?

HK piliari: Often times scratching dry skin can produce irritation of the skin, especially the hair follicles which become small red bumps. If you are fair skinned, or have red hair, this is very likely. The condition is called hyperkeratosis piliari and can be treated by exfoliating the skin with a loofa, and then moisturizing with Eucerin or Cetaphil lotion to lubricate. It gets worse in the summer. ...Read more

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My arms are itchy and I now have big red patches on each arm but no bumps. What can it be?

My arms are itchy and I now have big red patches on each arm but no bumps. What can it be?

A fungal infection?: A fungal skin infection often present with ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Can be red/irritated under skin folds such as underarms. Otc lamisil/lotrimin/tinactin all seem to work fine for simple ringworm on body, not scalp/bearded areas. If not better in couple of weeks, or worsens, consult doc for possible alternate diagnosis and proper treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps from being in the sun on my arms. Occurs every summer. Itch is terrible.

Small itchy bumps from being in the sun on my arms. Occurs every summer. Itch is terrible.

Sun or allergy?: Some people get reactions like this whenever they are in the sun too long. Try to avoid direct sun, wear loose shirts with sleeves. For itching, try Cortizone 10 or similar cream. Also can take oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itch. Also, could it be your sunscreen? Some people have allergic reactions to sunscreens. Try switching brands. Good luck! ...Read more