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I have very itchy bumps on my arms that are strange shapes ?

I have very itchy bumps on my arms that are strange shapes ?

I'm not sure...: ...What "strange shapes" means, but irregular outlines usually means a contact dermatitis - something you're allergic to has come in contact with your skin and caused a contact dermatitis. Bug bites are also a possibility. If it's that itchy, you should see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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I have red itchy bumps on my arms and neck recently changed bed covers what are they from? Also have a cluster of small bumps on knee theyre very red

I have red itchy bumps on my arms and neck recently changed bed covers what are they from?
Also have a cluster of small bumps on knee theyre very red

Hard to say: but one would suspect something from the new bedspread might be the cause- although it may have nothing to do with it at all. If you have put away the new bedspread and continue to have the skin rash more than a week after, consider seeing a dermatologist. In the meanwhile, try topical hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps on my arms, stomach, side, thighs, hands and fingers. My boyfriend nor kids have Anything. had this for about a month?

I have red itchy bumps on my arms, stomach, side, thighs, hands and fingers. My boyfriend nor kids have Anything. had this for about a month?

Hard to tell: This is probably a condition often seen but the cause is often obscure even with a skin biopsy. Suggest that you see a dermatologist to get checked out. ...Read more

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I have small white itchy bumps on my arms shoulders and neck what could it be? They've been there about 3 days and aren't getting any better. I used to cut, and they seem to be worse around the scars on my arm

I have small white itchy bumps on my arms shoulders and neck what could it be? They've been there about 3 days and aren't getting any better. I used to cut, and they seem to be worse around the scars on my arm

Need more info: Hi, Most itchy bumps are red in color. Are they spreading? Are there red streaks or any swelling? Do the bumps look like they have fluid inside or not? Clarify for us and the answers will come. ...Read more

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Why do I have large and small itchy bumps on my arms legs and hands? They're spreading.

Why do I have large and small itchy bumps on my arms legs and hands? They're spreading.

Many reasons: It could be a number of things, including allergic rash to some skin conditions.Your best bet is to go and see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have tiny rough itchy bumps all over my arms help what are they I need your advice every one makes a fun of me and say there contagious are they ?

I have tiny rough itchy bumps all over my arms help what are they I need your advice every one makes a fun of me and say there contagious are they ?

See dematologist: If these have been present for just a few days, try taking antihistamine to see if it helps. If it has been present for weeks, then you need to see a dermatologist to find out. That they are confined only to your arms suggests that you may have a contact allergy for which topical hydrocortisone may work better. ...Read more

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I have Chlamydia and everything else negative, but I have itchy red bumps on my arms/legs, is it a symptom of Chlamydia or could it be something else?

I have Chlamydia and everything else negative, but I have itchy red bumps on my arms/legs, is it a symptom of Chlamydia or could it be something else?

Not likely chlamydia: Not usually a symptom of chlamydia. It is something else. but it still could be a STD, for example: scabies. Many other things also cause itchy red bumps, though, including dry skin, skin infections, liver or kidney problems, medications, allergies to things you eat or things that touch the skin... I would suggest you have have them checked out, preferably by the Dr. that diagnosed the chlamydia. ...Read more

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What are those little tiny white itchy bumps on my arms?

What are those little tiny white itchy bumps on my arms?

Assess: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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What are the itchy bumps on my arms that appear one day, dissapear, than reappear again later on?At first they looked like bug bites, but they're not.

What are the itchy bumps on my arms that appear one day, dissapear, than reappear again later on?At first they looked like bug bites, but they're not.

Hard to tell: From your description it is diificult to tell what you may have going on. A possiblity is Urticaria or hives. Please see your physician as seeing a rash is very important in diagnosis. ...Read more