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Could These Red Bumps On The Backs Of My Arms Be Eczema
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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
Too many possible : There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more
What could a red itchy inconsistent size bumps be on both of my forearms and the baxk of my hands?
Many possibilities: Contact dermatitis, photodermatitis (related to sun exposure), folliculitis (due to infection), neurodermatitis (due to chronic, often unconscious scratching). There are some unusual fungal infections that could cause this kind of eruption, too. Rashes can be tough to diagnosis - oftentimes it's a matter of sight recognition. See your pcp or a dermatologist. ...Read more
What's causing small areas of skin on my arm to be really bumpy? Bumps are close together and skin-coloured.
I have several brown bumps on the side of my both breasts and when i often itch them , red rashes appear..What s the cause?
Possibly ringworm: Ringworm is very common in kids - by some estimates, up to 1 in 5 have a patch at any given time. The classic ringworm rash starts as a dry, slightly raised, mostly round patch, which may be slightly red. The patch may also be somewhat itchy. As it grows, the center of the patch often clears, leaving a ring-like appearance...More info: http://www.Drgreene.Com/azguide/ringworm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not enough info: It is not possible to diagnose what skin condition that you have with this much information. Diagnosis would depend on your medical history and the actual appearance of the "bumps" and their distribution. ...Read more
I have little red bumps on my sides, back, neck and forearms? What could be the problem they are itchy
Allergic Reaction.: Try to think if you ate something unusual, applied anew skin lotion, or wore new clothes, or came in contact with shrubs. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with Itching. Apply Aveeno soap to sooth the skin. If spreading still get examined for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Cluster of small red bumps and really dry skin on my face and swollen eyes in the morning. What could be wrong?
See a doctor: Any number of issues come to mind and an accurate diagnosis is important prior to treatment. This way you will know if all three problems are related and what can be done for each. ...Read more
I have tiny red itchy bumps on my elbows and upper arm. They come and go. And sometimes appear on knees, thighs and bottom. What can be causing this?!
See a dermatologist: can be one of several possibilities, you need to be evaluated and physically examined, you can start by your doctor who may refer you to a dermatologist, best wishes ...Read more
Eczema: You need to use a good moisturizer. ...Read more
Contact dermatitis: Sounds like you got into contact with something that irritated the skin on your hands. Think carefully about any new products, soaps, laundry detergents, etc, and try to avoid them. Were you out in the woods near poison ivy perhaps? Use a gentle moisturising cream like cetaphil or neutragena if the skin is dry. Use hydrocortisone 1% twice a day for up to 10d if it starts to itch. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eruption: This could be caused by several diseases. The sun or climate may have something to do with it. You should see your dermatologist for treatment. ...Read more
I have a rash that started on my legs they look like red small raised bumps different sizes and now scaling in the front and back of legs.Arms top of?
See a dermatologist: Itch? Fleas? See a skin specialist.Get a more detailed answer ›
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