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Bumps On The Back Of My Arm
Yesterday I laid in the grass for like 20 mins & now I have several nickel sized red, raised, itchy bumps on my back& arm. 1more popped up today. Why?
Keratosis Pilaris: If it has been there for years, then it is usually keratosis if it is new then it could be one of many other things. If chronic, try a moisturizing cream twice a day with a mild acid in it, like eucerin plus. There are other keratolytic creams and lotions that will help, but there is no cure for keratosis pilaris. ...Read more
Doc told me had low blood pressure other day now very tired also have rash on back and arms very itchy for 2 days little and big bumps is it related?
I am experiencing rash on back, under breast and under armpit along bra line, worst under the hook of my bra. They are like big VERY ITCHY red bumps?
You may be allergic to something in your bra and the metal in the bra hook. You may try a different make of bra and one with a plastic hook. Wash the bra thoroughly before use. See that your bra is not too tight.
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Keratosis Pilaris: The most common cause of rash on the backs of the arm is keratosis pilaris. It is found in 50% of the population and presents as fine bumps with surrounding redness. It can also be seen on the sides of face as well as thighs. There are no great treatment options. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist if you want to have a definitive diagnosis. Other causes could be eczema or tinea versicolor. ...Read more
Various causes: There are several causes for redness on the back of your hands. These include a sun sensitivity due to an internal medication or topical creams, lime juice, or may be related to something going on inside your body. Seek care if this does not clear. ...Read more
Keratosis pilaris: Is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. These bumps do no generally scar unless they are traumatized by excessive scratching. Dark spots that may remain after resolution or treatments usually fade on their own over time. ...Read more
Rash on back of right upper arm about 1.5 in tall and. 5 in wide and another rash on back near armpit that is half the size. Looks like a hickey.
Rash on back of hands from chemicals used when cleaning. Had rubber gloves on but think got inside gloves, itchy small red bumps now, seem to spread. Hu?
Need to identify: What the bump is what is the type of rash on the calves -to recommend treatment. Dermatological evaluation would help with that. ...Read more
Rash on back of hands and arms to elbow started with red raised skin and tiny itchy blisters that release clear liquid that causes flaking hot skin?
Rash: You may have pompholyx or dyshidrotic eczema. Consult a dermatologist for active therapy. ...Read more
I have those little bumps on the back of my arms. You can't see them but you can feel them, what are they and what can I do to make them go away. Thanks?
A benign condition, but difficult to treat Try the following:
- Don't scratch or rub your skin roughly
- Use warm water / not hot for bathing and showering
- Limit water exposure
- Use thick moisturizers generously on the skin.
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Do the little bumps on the back of my arms, which have been there forever, have any new treatments?
Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder seen in many people of all ages. It is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps, " "gooseflesh, " or "chicken skin" appearance on the skin. Use cerave sal which is otc. ...Read more
I never had bumps on the back of arms untill a year ago. What are they and how do I get rid of them. Thank you.
Check out this website for some info
www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/keratosis-pilaris/.../con-20025750
If this is keratosis Pilaris, it is not harmful, but can be annoying. Using a loofah sponge can help, but don't scrub too hard and hurt the surrounding skin. ...Read more
I have tiny bumps on the back of my arms. There kind of redish. I've alway's had them and I wanted to know if there was any way to get rid of it.?
Cannot be answered: Without direct observation ot photo documentation. Get seen and examined. ...Read more
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, usually on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. Keratosis pilaris bumps are usually white, sometimes red, and generally don't hurt or itch. Keratosis pilaris can be frustrating because it's difficult to treat. ...Read more
I have a lump on the back of my arm under skin on top of elbow tendon and on top of skin above it are a few raised bumps. Been there for months?
Keratosis pilaris: This is a sign you are irritating or over drying your skin. You may need a prescription but most of my pts with this do better if they use gentler products when bathing and a good moisturizer. ...Read more
My husband and I have clusters of itchy bumps on the back of our arms and backs. I have some on my leg also. What is this and is it contagious?
See below: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
I have pimple like bumps on the back of my upper arms and thighs. They are not itching. What could be?
I am experiencing random bumps on the back of my thigh, they are spreading, swelling and red its leaking some sort of liquid. It's now on my upper arm.
Cellulitis: Needs to rule out infection. Need virtual consult or face to face evaluation. ...Read more
I have a lot of small red bumps on the back of my arms and by my armpit on both arms they do not itch what's is this? How did I get it? And what can
Dermatitis: It could be an infection, or an immune problem or an allergy problem. ...Read more
Pain in the back of arm, feel small bump but feel bump on other side also- no pain. Is there a lymph node there? Should I be concerned?
There are no lymph nodes on the back of the arm. Since you are feeling the same bump on both sides you are likely
feeling some other normal structure. Try not to worry about it excessively. It's likely the pain is from a muscle strain, etc. Hodgkins Lymphoma usually presents as painless enlargement of cervical or supra-clavicular lymph nodes.
If your pain persists or any swelling enlarge>see DR ...Read more