Causes of itchy rash on both arms - Doctor answers
Itchy skin turns into fast spreading rash like bumps when scratched. Both arms and right leg. Do have allergies & asthma. Not on meds for allergies.
Happy to help.: There are a couple of possibilities. First, dermatographism is a condition where scratching or marking the skin causes hives. Second, hives can arise without scratching as well. Antihistamines like Zyrtec/Allegra can help. If this persists, I'd recommend seeing an allergist who can allergy test you and help determine if other conditions are present. ...Read more
Swollen Lymph nodes under both armpits and left side neck, itchy skin on both arms with rash, left upper arm hurts, muscle twitches here and there?
Exam: Do not ignore these symptoms. Make an appointment for a comprehensive physical exam-asap. ...Read more
What can cause swollen lymph nodes under both arms, itchy skin with no rash, burning sensations in bones and joint pain?
Lupus vs RA: Sounds systemic! I would really urge you visit your md please! Too many things going on! Please let me know what diagnosis your doc give you! Best of luck! ...Read more
Fungus or deoderant: I have found that the most common causes of underarm itching are from fungual infections and irritating deodorants. ...Read more
Allergic reaction?: An itchy rash on chest, arms and neck could be due to an allergic reaction. If it suddenly occurred overnight, it is is possible that is is due to a reaction from something in the bed like bed bugs. Try OTC antihistamines (zyrtec, allegra) to see if rash resolves. If not, please see primary care provider. ...Read more
I've got a rash on my underarms on both arms it's itchy and stings cause of scratching it what could it be and what can I do to heal it up..
Different causes: There are different causes of this type of rash includung allergy to foods, medications, etc. Have a physician or dermatologist evaluate the rash if still present. In the meantime if you're uncomfortable you could take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itch but be aware that it can cause drowsiness. Claritin is less effective but does not cause drowsiness. ...Read more
Need to know more about the duration of the rash plus the drugs you are taking to even take a guess.
If the problem lasts less than a week, it is more likely from a viral infection ...Read more
What could cause petichiae rash on upper arms of 6 yo? Same exact spot both arms like a pattern. Got them at school. Said sweater was itchy? Worry?
What could cause extreme itchy rash in pubic area all of a sudden? Also have random spots on stomach, arms, legs, back and buttocks. No new detergent
Many: Contact allergy, bug bites, scabies- just to mention a few. If this has been going on for awhile, you should consult your doctor. ...Read more
Bitten by non-lyme tick 8 mos ago (tick was tested). Itchy rash over legs, arms, buttocks, weight loss and night sweats. What could be the cause? Thx
Many possibilities: Besides lyme, ticks can transmit many other infections including babesia, bartonella, ehrlichina, rickettsia and other types of borrelia. The tick testing negative for lyme does not rule out other infections. But your symptoms could be unrelated to the bite too! See a doc knowledgeable in tick-borne illness. Consider seeing a doc for general evaluation too, ideally a holistic doc. ...Read more
My dad has had an itchy rash on his arms & legs for several months. He got a cortizone (hydrocortisone) shot, it cleared up & then came back. What could cause this he scratches till there are sores.
Could latent jaundice cause keratosis Pilaris type non itchy rash on upper arms and yellow coating on tongue? Also fatigue? Taking silybon70. How long for this to get resolved? I've been tired and rash is still there from 1.5 months.
What causes an itchy rash that is a red patch with little bumps in it and is located on the inside of my upper arm near my arm pit.?
Not sure - eczema?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
Hey I have a rash on both arms really red and itchy and burns and I can't get it to go away should I wrap with ace bandage im not allergic to that?
Should I be worried that the vein in my arm is itchy and swollen? I have developed a sudden rash on both arms but the vein in my left arm crook is really puffy and itchy.
Lymphangitis?: See a doctor as this is an infection ...Read more
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
A description of the rash would help pinpoint the cause.
I do not want to speculate about the different possibilities. ...Read more
Can't diagnose this: Without a medical history and visualization of the rash. ...Read more