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I Have Bumps On My Arms And Legs
I have some bumps on my arms and legs, people say it could be calcium deposit but I am not sure and I have gotten 2 new ones in past 2 weeks.?
Sure.: You need to get a biopsy.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have bumps appearing on my arms and legs that come in the evening. No known allergies. They are sparatic and have a mild itch. Any thoguhts?
I have little bumps on my arms back legs on my eye brow getting worst they itch bad what are they?
Allergy a: Possibility1 try over counter anti histamine- no help., see pcp. ...Read more
I started having hair bumps on my arms and legs two years ago. I exfoliate regulary but it just smothes out leaving dark spots. Ps: I epilate my hair.?
burn hyper pigment: When one uses an exfoliating agent, a chemical is in effect burning away the hair follicles. Skin can become hyper pigmented after this treatment and more so if there is exposure to the sun for 6 months. As a result the patient trades loss of hair for pigmented areas. It would be best to use a sunscreen of spy 15 or greater for six months while doing the exfoliation. ...Read more
Difficult to tell: There are so many possibilities as to why you could be developing these bumps, which could include an allergic rash ("contact dermatitis"), dry skin, infection, drug reaction, etc. The only way to find the true cause is to have your skin examined by a doctor, and they can find the proper diagnosis and treatment for you. Best wishes. ...Read more
I would like to know what red bugs bites looks like and does it itch a lot that I can't sleep, cause I have some big bumps all over my arms and legs.?
Best to see doc: Many things can cause big bumps on arms and legs. Often, people blame bumps on spider bites or other insect bites, when they are in fact due to other causes. It is best to see one's doc for this, or do a micropayment, and do a one-on-one question w/ a dermatologist on healthtap, while including pictures of these bumps, as the possibilities are numerous. ...Read more
I feel like something is crawling all over my skin and I have these bumps on my arms, neck and legs. Should I see a ddoctor?
Hives? (see picture): Sounds like hives. Most common cause is infection (often very minor in nature) resulting in activation of innate immune/autoimmune pathways in skin that trigger mast cells. Usually, hives resolve and we never know the cause. For other causes: http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/137362-overview#aw2aab6b2b3aa. A virtual consult to discuss triggers can help. If no contraindications, try otc Zyrtec (cetirizine) ...Read more
See derm: You probably have eczema but see dermatologist to get exact answer. ...Read more
I have little bumps on my legs, arms, and bottom and when I pop them white comes out I've had them my whole life and no one can tell me what they are.
Diff to tell/ Acne?: Honestly it sort sounds as innocent as acne (zits). When you pop them and the white stuff that comes out sounds like puss (or old neutraphils-white cells). If you want you could go to a dermatologist who would able to do a biopsy on them to determine what they exactly are. ...Read more
I have bumps on my legs & arms that itch bad (mostly on thighs & back of inside of upper arms).My fiance doesn't have them & I haven't changed products?
I have small bumps like rash over my arms, legs and chest for weeks nw. It's not itchy at all. Now my 9 months old twin boy has that too..
Dry skin?: Try applying a moderately thick moisturizer within 3 mins after bathing and see it this helps. It may take a few days however before you can see the effect. If this failed, then consider checking with your doctor. Since dry skin tends to be a familial trait, I think that's the best guess but a direct observation will give a more definite answer. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, impaired venous circulation, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have small white/flesh colored bumps on my arms and legs. They itch a lot and they multiply when I scratch. I'll get 3-5 around the original.
Depends: Red bumps on the skin can represent a number of things including a hypersentitivity reaction or allergy, a skin reaction to a viral infection, medication, or other environmental exposures. Some skin changes may signifiy a more serious condition. If your skin rash persists, you should see your health care provider to have it evaluated. ...Read more
For the past month I have been experiencing weird raised red bumps on my arms and legs. It only happens if I scratch, and they go away quickly, help!
Why would it be that after go in the sun I get these little tiny bumps that itch on my arms and legs?
Itchy white bumps/lumps kind of looks swollen suddenly appeared on my arms and legs what is this please help?
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
I keep getting bumps/hives on my arms and legs. It itches and then after 25 min goes away then reappears. No changes in anything meds or lotions etc.
Acute hives: This is called acute urticaria (chronic if over 6 wks duration) which may be caused by a viral infection, drug allergy, or other factors. Most can be controlled by taking an antihistamine. If not controlled with antihistamine or lasting more than 6 wks, consult an allergist. Stop any drug or supplement introduced within 2 weeks prior to onset if applicable. ...Read more
Got lil balls like bumps under skin couple in my arms and legs doctor told me there greese balls not cancerous?
Lipomas: It sounds like you have lipomas, benign fatty tumors which sit just under the skin. Under very rare circumstances they can become cancerous. Notify your physician right away should one of them grow suddenly or become painful. ...Read more
I have itchy rashes, small pink and white bumps, only on my arms and legs. Not applying anything atm. What should I do and what cud it be?
Have rash on mostly face but on my arms and legs too, on legs and arms bumps spread apart on face is is all over, itchy and swelling and face is hot?
For the past week, I've been extremely itchy. It started on my upper arms and thighs, now it's all over my arms and legs. They are little bumps, help?
Tell your parents?: You'll need to have your parents sign up for an account on HealthTap and then, they can pose questions on your behalf. That is because of laws governing treatment of minors whether by telemedicine or otherwise. We need parental permission to give you any sort of medical advice let alone a prescription. Have you told your parents about your condition? I'm sure they can help you as well. ...Read more
Thousans of itchy bumps appeared all over my arms and legs. Is that a symptom of something serious? I am applying a topical ointment with benadryl (diphenhydramine)..
"i have a purplish reddish rash on my arms and legs and a bump filled with pus on my knee. What could this be? " "i have a purplish reddish rash on my arms and legs and a bump filled with pus on my knee. What could this be? "
This: This is quite challenging without a clinical examination. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. Could be many conditions, including folliculitis, eczema (with secondary infection), psoriasis, lichen planus, a drug rash, or other possibilities. Read more about rashes and other possibilities at the link below. I hope that helps a little. ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and I have been noticing that I have scale like rashes growing mainly on my arms and legs similar to dry razor shave bumps...Why?
Can scabies appear in very small, itchy, colorless (skin color) bumps with no puss, all over the body? Started with one bump now it's all over my arms and legs.
I have an itchy rash on my arms and legs and torso that has lasted a wk and now the bumps are flattening and turning purple do I have a virus?
Hard to say: See your doctor and have them look at the rash. ...Read more
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