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Small bumps on arms and legs. Very itchy. No puss. Dry skin. What could it be? No other signs. Allergic reaction or more?

Small bumps on arms and legs. Very itchy. No puss. Dry skin. 


What could it be? No other signs. 
Allergic reaction or more?

Probably: An irritative folliculitis...inflammation of the tiny pouches i which your hairs are growing .this is often caused BY SHAVING TOO CLOSE or TOO OFTEN! An antibacterial moisturizing soap may help! Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) for a suggestion!
Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Experienced red circular bumps on arms, legs and back. Changed clothing detergent and showering more often but they are extremely itchy. Why is this?

Experienced red circular bumps on arms, legs and back. Changed clothing detergent and showering more often but they are extremely itchy.  Why is this?

Not sure: Rashes are impossible to diagnose over the computer, but a guess would be urticaria or "hive like eruptions." these can be caused by many things including allergies to almost anything vs. Even things like stress. When you get them, see a dermatologist to get diagnosed and then the treatment would follow. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps on arms, legs, back, stomach that are very itchy. When scratched release clear fluid. What does this sound like?

I have tiny red bumps on arms, legs, back, stomach that are very itchy. When scratched release clear fluid. What does this sound like?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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. ...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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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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Itchy white bumps/lumps kind of looks swollen suddenly appeared on my arms and legs what is this please help?

Itchy white bumps/lumps kind of looks swollen suddenly appeared on my arms and legs what is this please help?

Dermatology: I suggest seeing a dermatologist ASAP since this cannot be diagnosed without directly examination and visualization. I suggest BOTH Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and topical 1% hydrocortisone cream until seen. ...Read more

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Non itchy bumps all over my checks arms and legs white stuff comes out of it and after stuff comes out they turn very red?

Non itchy bumps all over my checks arms and legs white stuff comes out of it and after stuff comes out they turn very red?

Have it evaluated: 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. ...Read more

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Small circular bumps- very itchy! Only on arms and legs- one or two present at a time. Have been coming and going for 6 weeks. No known allergies.

Small circular bumps- very itchy!  Only on arms and legs- one or two present at a time.  Have been coming and going for 6 weeks.  No known allergies.

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...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 rashes, small pink and white bumps, only on my arms and legs. Not applying anything atm. What should I do and what cud it be?

I have itchy rashes, small pink and white bumps, only on my arms and legs. Not applying anything atm. What should I do and what cud it be?

Moisturize your skin: Rashes can be dry skin. Avoid hot too much soap baths. Moisturize with simple skin oils such as vaseline after each bath of once per day. Be nice to you skin, wear sunscreen if you are white. Do not scratch? Avoid all other chemical skin applications. ...Read more

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Have rash on mostly face but on my arms and legs too, on legs and arms bumps spread apart on face is all over, itchy and swelling and face is hot?

Possible hives: You may be having a reaction to something. Follow up with your doctor to have him or her check your rash. It is difficult to diagnose a rash without seeing it in person. You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itching if you are not allergic to it. ...Read more

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For the past week, I've been extremely itchy. It started on my upper arms and thighs, now it's all over my arms and legs. They are little bumps, help?

For the past week, I've been extremely itchy. It started on my upper arms and thighs, now it's all over my arms and legs. They are little bumps, help?

Tell your parents?: You'll need to have your parents sign up for an account on HealthTap and then, they can pose questions on your behalf. That is because of laws governing treatment of minors whether by telemedicine or otherwise. We need parental permission to give you any sort of medical advice let alone a prescription. Have you told your parents about your condition? I'm sure they can help you as well. ...Read more

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Thousans of itchy bumps appeared all over my arms and legs. Is that a symptom of something serious? I am applying a topical ointment with benadryl (diphenhydramine).

Thousans of itchy bumps appeared all over my arms and legs.  Is that a symptom of something serious? I am applying a topical ointment with benadryl (diphenhydramine).

Contact rx: If the itchy bumps appear where Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream was applied it may be contact dermatitis to the cream. Stop using.
You may need a cortisone tx either local os systemic to heal. ...Read more

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My daughter has non itchy painless red bumps all over her back arms and legs only what could they be?

My daughter has non itchy painless red bumps all over her back arms and legs only what could they be?

Many possibilities: You didn't mention your daughter's age or how big the bumps are, but the most likely possibility is probably bug bites, which aren't necessarily itchy. Since they are widely distributed its most likely a flying insect, e.g. Mosquitos. It could also be a viral illness or allergic reaction. If symptoms or a fever develop, you should see your doctor or a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Itchy skin-colored bumps all over arms and legs -- what could they be?

Itchy skin-colored bumps all over arms and legs -- what could they be?

See a doctor: It could be anything from an allergic reaction to eczema, psoriasis or anxiety. A doctor could diagnose this and treat it for you. Use sarna lotion, witch hazel and aveno bath oil to control the itching so you do not tear your skin. Make an appointment with a doctor because this can recur. ...Read more

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Itchy Red bumps, not blisters on arms and legs after weed whacking, what is it?

Itchy Red bumps, not blisters on arms and legs after weed whacking, what is it?

Bites or bumps: Could either be insect bites or a local skin reaction to the weeds. Either way and antihistamine will relieve the symptoms. ...Read more

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My son has developed raised itchy bumps on his arms and legs over the last 2 days they resemble bug bites however they completely cover his extremities he does not have any on his neck face back or chest the bumps are small reddish and have a tin

My son has developed raised itchy bumps on his arms and legs over the last 2 days they resemble bug bites however they completely cover his extremities he does not have any on his neck face back or chest the bumps are small reddish and have a tin

Contact rash: With the limited information: he is itchy and the rash is not infected or sore. He sounds otherwise normal. His rash may be a contact allergic rash. A trial of antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec may be indicated with cool compresses/soaks and topical anti-itch creams/lotions like calamine/caladryl/1% hydrocortisone. If he appear more "ill" and uncomfortable, see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Red bumps on arms and legs don't itch and is not acne. Any ideas?

Red bumps on arms and legs don't itch and is not acne. Any ideas?

Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do for itchy cluster of spots /bumps on arms and hands (no pain)?

What can I do for itchy cluster of spots /bumps on arms and hands (no pain)?

Rash: From your descriptions it seems like either a contact or allergic dermatitis. But you can not diagnose rashes without looking at it. Since the rash is in clusters consult you doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Son has bumps on arms and hands for about a week. Itchy but not red. What could this be and how can I treat it?

Son has bumps on arms and hands for about a week. Itchy but not red. What could this be and how can I treat it?

Itchy bumps: Without knowing a little more about the appearance of the bumps and without seeing the rash/bumps themselves it is difficult to say. The best approach would be to have his pediatrician take a look, then if medication is required it can be prescribed. Some possibilities that come to mind are: scabies, arthropod bites, atopic/allergic reaction, hyperkeratosis (not generally itchy tho)…... ...Read more

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I get itchy red bumps on arms and back of neck when exposed to sun. What can this be? Thnx

PLR: Polymorphic light eruption (PMLE) is a skin rash that occurs with exposure to the sun. It is not the same as sunburn. PMLE is not harmful, but can be itchy. The rash normally heals completely within a week if you avoid further sun exposure. Meanwhile, a cream containing corticosteroid will help to settle the rash. ...Read more