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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
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
Rashes on both arms since childhood, but does not itch, and does not go away. What's this sound like?
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?
Red rash looking patches of skin in the crease of both arms, they only itch sometimes and are usually dry ?
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
1st HIV test negative but just started getting on both arms red rash under neath skin when I itch it red lines come up and go away is it hiv?
See your physician : Again this is a complaint that can be cause by many factors, best if you get evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
Itchy skin turns into fast spreading rash like bumps when scratched. Both arms and right leg. Do have allergies & asthma. Not on meds for allergies.
Happy to help.: There are a couple of possibilities. First, dermatographism is a condition where scratching or marking the skin causes hives. Second, hives can arise without scratching as well. Antihistamines like Zyrtec/Allegra can help. If this persists, I'd recommend seeing an allergist who can allergy test you and help determine if other conditions are present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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