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I have a bumpy red skin rash on the back of both arms for years?

I have a bumpy red skin rash on the back of both arms for years?

Keratosis Pilaris...: ...Is very common. I think of it as eczema of the hair follicles; some people also get it on the upper legs. A medium-strength steroid cream, prescribed by your dermatologist, will keep it under control. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have a red skin rash on the inside of elbows of both arms..?

I have a red skin rash on the inside of elbows of both arms..?

More information: How long have you had it? Does it itch or hurt? A variety of skin conditions can cause such a condition. Your best bet is to see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a reddish bumpy skin rash on the back of both arms..?

I have a reddish bumpy skin rash on the back of both arms..?

Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp, also follicular keratosis) is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition that is manifested by the appearance of rough bumps on the skin. It most often appears on the back and outer sides of the upper arms (though the lower arms can also be affected), and can also occur on the thighs, hands, and tops of legs, flanks, buttocks, or any body part except glabrous. ...Read more

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For a year I have been getting severe rashes all over my body sometimes white bumps other times just really red skin what could this be? Itches so bad

For a year I have been getting severe rashes all over my body sometimes white bumps other times just really red skin what could this be? Itches so bad

Show your physician: It's impossible to diagnose a rash without looking at it. Next time it flares up, don't take any medicine for it and don't apply anything topically-- these can change the rash and make it difficult to diagnose. Then have your physician look at it right away. ...Read more

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Taking Labatolol 100 mg 2x day. I do get dizzy sometimes, dry mouth, muscles in both arms and skin feels like its burning but no redness or rash?

Taking Labatolol 100 mg 2x day. I do get dizzy sometimes, dry mouth, muscles in both arms and skin feels like its burning but no redness or rash?

Check with doctor : You need to check with your doctor some of the medicine side effect is what you just describe this medicine will be wean off slowly it should not stopped by the patient suddenly that can cause more harm keep hydrating and check your pulse and your BP frequently if heart rate too slow like lower than 50 go to the emergency room thank you for using health tap good luck ...Read more

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Reoccurring, bright red rash on face and under both arms. Occurring for over a year. Contact dermatitis has been ruled out. What could this be?

Reoccurring, bright red rash on face and under both arms. Occurring for over a year. Contact dermatitis has been ruled out. What could this be?

See dermatologist: It is difficult to make any sense out of this without a direct exam of the rash and knowing more about your health and medication intake. Consider seeing a dermatologist who may obtain a biopsy on one of the lesions. ...Read more

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I have a rash under both arms that just follows along the crease. Dark red, bumpy, blistered, mildly painful, no itching. What could this be? Thanks!

I have a rash under both arms that just follows along the crease. Dark red, bumpy, blistered, mildly painful, no itching. What could this be? Thanks!

A few thoughts..: We are prone to developing fungal and bacterial infections in places that are moist and rub together - the groin, armpits, etc. Shaving and deodorant can inflame the skin more. Your doc might take a culture to see if a bacteria is present and might start antibiotics or antifungal medications. Your doc might also suggest keeping the area dry and avoid shaving while rash is healing. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Red rash looking patches of skin in the crease of both arms, they only itch sometimes and are usually dry ?

Rash on arms: Need a picture to help. Do a video consult or send photos. Seborrhea dermatitis some to mind. Use plain skin cream to see if that helps. ...Read more

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My arms and legs are a bright red but not itchy rash. I am also experiencing chills with the red skin.

My arms and legs are a bright red but not itchy rash. I am also experiencing chills with the red skin.

Urgent: Please seek urgent medical advice as this might be a serious infection that needs to be treated at once. ...Read more

Red Skin (Definition)

Red skin is a symptom in which part or all of a person's skin is redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...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