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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
Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more
1 yr old has red bumps on arms, legs, back-seems to be spreading and has leathery feel. Dr said was dry skin but is spreading a lot. Could be eczema?
My 22 mo old daughter has dry skin with red bumps on both upper arms. Form of eczema? What products could I try or do I need an rx?
Keratosis Pilaris: Thus sounds like a very common condition called keratosis pilaris. It is not eczema, although both commonly occur together. There is no cure but you can decrease the appearance using over-the-counter creams that gently remove excess skin build-up, such as lac-hyrdin. Also, keep the skin very well hydrated with vaseline, aquaphor, or eucerin cream. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 week old has developed a skin rash. It's located on arms chest and legs and slightly on cheeks. Tiny red bumps. Doc said eczema. I think heat rash?
I have been all itchy for about 3 weeks. I have eczama but my meds don't help. I now have red bumps on my arm and hands I have tried a lot from anti itch meds to my eczama meds and nothing helps
I have be diagnosed with eczema in the past &, I believe that it may have spread to my penis. I have red bumps, dry skin, and it is incredibly ichy.
Get red bumps on sides of fingers & hurt if touched or finger bent. Biopsy showed consistent w/eczematous process but thought eczema itched, not hurt?
Red bumps that raise and itch horribly then go down. 2 derms, 2 biopsies, creams and no help. One BX revealed eczema and one pemphigus. Same places. ?
DETAILS?????: Did you have direct immunofluorescense biopsy? Blood tests? Bullous pemphigoid or another type of pemphigus? Do not use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) except as a sleeping pill. If your DR wants to help you, she will certainly give you a prescription steroid. Hydrocortisone OTC is so weak it does almost nothing. Pick a dermatologist and ask your questions. Start with a solid diagnosis. Hives? Eczema? Dermographism? Pem ...Read more
My son is 10 months old and has red bumps all over his face some look like they are pimples. Told it was eczema but i'm not so sure. Thoughts?
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