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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.?

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.?

You need to be seen: It's very difficult to say. This might be folliculitis, or keratosis pilaris, or something else. It's impossible to determine what diagnostic tests you might need, or what treatments might be appropriate without being seen. You should see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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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.?

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

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I have white and red bumps on my arms and legs with no other symptons?

I have white and red bumps on my arms and legs with no other symptons?

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

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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.?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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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 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?

Possible allergy: Causes of this type of localized itchy rash include contact dermatitis from clothing, creams, etc or allergic reaction to insect bites.Cortisone cream may help. If they persist a dermatologist could diagnose the problem and recommend treatment. ...Read more