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I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.
I get irregular patches of goosebumps when I am not cold at all. Could this be caused by Lyme Disease? If not, what could be the cause?
What causes goosebumps to come in patches with zero stress/fear or cold accompanied by a crawly feeling?
Any drug or food: Many medications or foods could cause stimulation of the erector pili which attach to each individual hair on the arms and legs. ...Read more
4 months now I have been getting strange goosebumps only on my left leg. The goosebumps are in weird patches and no specific pattern What could it be?
You need: You probably need a skin biopsy to find out. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Been experiencing random patches of goosebumps and tingling on left thigh. Does not hurt but happens frequently throughout the day. Cause for concern?
Keep watching: I suspect that this may be at the early stage of shingles but only time will time. If you do note blisters or pain coming on, contact your doctor to get treated promptly. ...Read more
I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?
Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter hydrocortisone 1% cream usually helps. Itchy bumps on many body parts might be an allergic reaction to something or from other causes. ...Read more
I have been having chills followed by patches of goosebumps on my right arm becoming increasingly frequent. Could you give a diagnosis?
Chills intermittently is a sign of infection
Like TB, Malaria, other blood infection depends on ur history of present illness.
Another cause of can be lymphoma.
Most of the time these infection also cause fever, weight loss, loss of appetite and generalized fatigue and night sweats.
Consult doctor. ...Read more
Starting last night I have had irregular shaped patches of goosebumps on random places over most of my body (head, neck, back, arms, legs).
May be eczema which can be related to allergies or I have seen strep cause it, or may be early psoriasis an autoimmune state, or fungal infection (pink/ reddiish??). or pitryiasis rosea a viral rash that resolves in 6-8 weeks or keratosis pilaris- plugs of dead skin more prominent in dry winter weather-. f/u/ w/ doc
www. Aad. Org/public/diseases/bumps-and-growths/keratosis-pilaris ...Read more
What do you recommend if I have a patch of skin which looks like goosebumps on my wrist that is really itchy?
Goosebumps on left leg in strange patches. Bad migraine top right of brain. Left leg occasionally gives out and can't hold my weight. What is it?
Exam: Get examined and tested. Your symtoms cannot be addressed online. ...Read more
Rash on upper torso arms back widespread but more in rough patches not below my lower back. Looks like goosebumps no color not KP. Heat makes itch?
Rash: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
3.5month baby, dry patches in skin. Patch has small spots. Like goosebumps. Appearing on the back, buttocks, hands legs. Can feel the dryness. No irritation?
I have small patches of goose bumps on my arms and elbow are. They do not itch but are annoying to look at. What can it be?
Hi my daughter is 4years old. I noticed a patch of goose bumps on her right thigh. Its not itchy. Its been there for 1 month and not disappearing.
Time to see doc: Well since this patch has been there for so little no. Time to see the doctor for treatment ...Read more
Can chronic fatigue cause abnormal gait (weak legs), low grade fevers, itchy rashes on upper chest and back, and patches of goose bumps come and go?
Keratosis Pilaris?: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is an extremely common skin disorder. It usually runs in families and can be associated with eczema. It usually does not require treatment unless it becomes a cosmetic concern. Treatments never cure only minimize the condition. Best thing to do is see a dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss potential treatments options if needed. ...Read more
Due to: Activation of the pilomotor reflex. Arrector pili muscles cause hairs in follicles to stand up. ...Read more
Menopause, maybe?: That's the likely answer in a 45 year old. Your doc can check. ...Read more
Most do!: Most do and some more prominent than others. Just leave them alone and don't worry about them. It is just the way we are made. This is not a beauty contest! ...Read more
What is going on with me? When I wake in the morning I start feeling like I am hot but at the same time I'm fanning myself, I also get goosebumps
Possible menopause: Menopause occurs in women during their 40s or early 50s, and it signals the end of the fertile phase of a woman's life. There armany signs including: irregular menses, hot flashes and night sweats, atrophy and dryness of vaginal lining, increased stress, breast tenderness, forgetfulness, mood changes, and in certain cases osteoporosis. You should see your gynecologist for testing. ...Read more
Penile pearly papules--a normal skin variation on males. See these links for more information: http://www. Youngmenshealthsite. Org/pearly_penile_papules. Html
http://pppremoval. Hubpages. Com/hub/pearly-penile-papules-ppp-removal-treatments. ...Read more
KP: Papules (bumps) on the outside of the arms are usually due to a condition called keratosis pilaris. This is a common inherited condition characterized by prominent hair follicles and hyperkeratosis (increased keratin material) and is usually reduced by the diligent use of salicylic or lactic acid creams. ...Read more
Muscle contraction: Tiny, erector pilaris (? Sp) muscle for each hair follicle contracts making hair 'stand' up. Useful for thick fur covered animals to increase air cushion ; insulation. May have role (for them) before trauma so hair acts as intermediary (/lubricant if you will) to reduce transmission to tissue below. W/humans, not-so-much. ...Read more
See a doctor: See a doctor and let them see what you have. ...Read more
WHERE ARE YOU GETTING THE GOOSEBUMPS?
DO THEY ITCH? ...Read more
Flight or Fight: As you've indicated "goose bumps" occur in response to cold as your body's way of generating heat. But this reaction (piloerection) also occurs in response to strong emotion. Fear for ex. Stimulates the sympathetic nervous system which causes the smooth muscle at the base of hair follicles to contract resulting in "goose bumps". Rarely, goose bumps are associated with medical disorders. ...Read more