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How can I get rid of to a rash on my arms and back?

How can I get rid of to a rash on my arms and back?

See the doctor: There are so many causes of rash it is difficult to give specific recommendation without more history and examination of the rash. If this has been present for along time it could be some thing benign. If it is recent and itchy it could be allergic. If you have other bodily symptoms it could be more systemic. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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How do I get rid of back-of-the-arm rashes?

How do I get rid of back-of-the-arm rashes?

Keratosis pilaris?: Probably the most common rash on the back of the upper arms. There's no perfect way to treat it. Some moisturizers with ammonium lactate can help soften and smooth. A prescription product like tretinoin (retin-a and others) can help smooth the areas. ...Read more

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I'm currently on the Accutane, and one day I woke up with rashes on my face and both arms. Did Accutane cause rashes? If yes, how do I get rid of it?

It is a side effect: Your rash can be caused by acutane. It is important that you avoid irritants such as sun during this time and stay moisturized. You should also show your rash to your current prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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How to get rid of rashes on my arm.?

How to get rid of rashes on my arm.?

That would: Depend on the cause of your rash. Dermatologic eval would help to establish cause. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the spot rash on my arms?

How can I get rid of the spot rash on my arms?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the rash. Common rashes that can occur in isolated spots include nummular eczema, tinea corporis, psoriasis, lichen simples chronicus, or another etiology. These are treated differently. Consult a dermatologist to have the site evaluated while it is active for treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the rash on my arms?Its itchy and small bumps like goosebumps. Could it be my eczema. Goin to skin dr in 3 weeks

How can I get rid of the rash on my arms?Its itchy and small bumps like goosebumps. Could it be my eczema. Goin to skin dr in 3 weeks

Try Hydrocortiosone: You could try Hydrocortisone cream 1% over the counter twice a day to see if it will resolve the rash. If the rash worsens, then stop the cream immediately and follow up with the dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my arms caused by the sun, any tips on how to get rid of it?

I have a rash on my arms caused by the sun, any tips on how to get rid of it?

Sun rash-Time: Time will eventually heal the sun rash. Soothing creams like aloe can help with discomfort. If they get infected, you may need antibiotic creams (such as silvadene). The most important treatment is prevention. Use sunblock with an SPF over 40, and stay out of the sun when possible, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a rash I have from shaving under my arms, and on my inner thighs and pelvic area?

Rash & Shaving: Rashes have to be seen. One possibility is irritation from the shaving blades or from the cream, lotion or foam used in those areas , try antihistamines by mouth or topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or caladryl. Try or test it in a small area some cortisone cream like Hydrocortisone 1% ( avoid it if there is a question of pus or infection). If rash is too much or has blisters or pustules or many wheals see a dr. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of razor rash under my arms?

What can I do to get rid of razor rash under my arms?

Usually resolves: Without tx. Insure you use fresh sharp blades vice dull blades. If the hair is more than several mm long – then trim it before shaving it. Wash the area before shaving – warm water can help to soften the hairs. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in the direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push too hard. ...Read more

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How come I have a rash under my arm and how do I get rid of it?

How come I have a rash under my arm and how do I get rid of it?

Armpit rash?: This can be from sweating but also can be from other reasons, you need to have checked for proper treatment. ...Read more

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Hi i'm 21 female I have rash on my upper arm since 7year because of waxing what i can apply to get rid of it? And my wedding will be after one year

Hi i'm 21 female I have rash on my upper arm since 7year because of waxing what i can apply to get rid of it? And my wedding will be after one year

Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is harmless (benign). It seems to run in families. It is more common in people who have very dry skin, or who have atopic dermatitis (eczema). The condition is generally worse in winter and often clears in the summer. You can try cerave sa which is over the counter two to four time a day and if that does not work see your deatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of these small white bumps on the backs of my arms and legs? I have started to see them on my 2 year old daughter also.

How can I get rid of these small white bumps on the backs of my arms and legs? I have started to see them on my 2 year old daughter also.

Keratosis pilaris: Sounds like both you and your daughter have a benign skin condition known as keratosis pilaris. We don't really know what causes it - lots of different etiologies are suspect. Sometimes using an exfoliant routinely is helpful. The big thing to remember is you don't really need to do anything about it. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of those little bumps on the back of both of my arms?

How do I get rid of those little bumps on the back of both of my arms?

Keratosis pilaris: "those little bumps" on the back of your arms that look like chicken skin maybe a condition called keratosis pilaris, which is benign. Since they are often dry and itchy, moisturizers are the treatment of choice. Occasional exfoliation may also help the condition. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Keratosis Pilaris: 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

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How do I get rid of all these white blemishes that are all over my body and what is causing them? They are on my arms legs back and shoulders.

How do I get rid of all these white blemishes that are all over my body and what is causing them? They are on my arms legs back and shoulders.

Need more info: The skin signs that you describe are not specific enough to pose a diagnosis and would require a live examination by your pcp or a dermatologist to be of help to you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of acne on the back, arms, and shoulders before beach season?

How to get rid of acne on the back, arms, and shoulders before beach season?

ACNE: Acne occuring on back, arm and shoulders are treated the same way according to severity.It is directed to less sebum production, comedone formation and inflammation. Papules and pustules require dual rx, benzoyl peroxide and retin a (tretinoin) or topical antibiotics.Moderate acne use oral antibiotics tetracycline, doxycycline, Erythromycin and minocin. For severe acne you need Accutane rx. ...Read more

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I have little bums on the top of my arms back & stomach that look like goose bumps. Why? How do I get rid of them?

Keratosis pilaris: It's quite common and rarely, if ever, dangerous. Young women often have them. It is an excess of a natural protein in the skin. So far no reliable treatment has been found. I know you must hate them. I did, my daughter did and everyone i knew who had them did. But don't worry. They do tend to go away just in time to fret about that 1st grey hair. A cure will give the world another billionaire! ...Read more

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I have mild back acne and a little bit on my shoulders and mid arms. What can I do to get rid of this? It comes and goes and I want it permanently gon

I have mild back acne and a little bit on my shoulders and mid arms. What can I do to get rid of this? It comes and goes and I want it permanently gon

Manage, not cure: Acne is a chronic disease that can be managed effectively until it remits on it own. Until then, you need to manage it. If it's on your back, you'll need some prescription-strength Rx to supplement a good topical agent (benzoyl peroxide is most popular). Get with your personal physician, and especially since you've got scarring, you may be a candidate for Isotretinoin -- if so, be brave. ...Read more

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I have acne on my back, chest, upper arms & my face. And i don't know how to get rid of them.

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more