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I have small bumps on my arms starting at my tricep area going to the outside of my forearm they don't itch nor do they hurt. Just annoying?

I have small bumps on my arms starting at my tricep area going to the outside of my forearm they don't itch nor do they hurt. Just annoying?

Not new, I bet...: Sounds like something called hyperkeratosis pilaris. Basically, dry skin covering oil glands around small hair follicles. Sometimes you can treat these using an exfolliative moisturizing cream after bath/shower. Real common. ...Read more

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I have small greenish bumps on my arms. What is that?

I have small greenish bumps on my arms. What is that?

Infection? Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on my arms and belly my side's and in the middle of my fingers. And they itch a lot. What could it be and what to help.

I have small red bumps on my arms and belly my side's and in the middle of my fingers. And they itch a lot. What could it be and what to help.

See below : Could be a contact allergy, insect bites, contact dermatitis or inflammed angiomias (due to scratching). Treatment includes otc anti-inflammatory creams, moisturizers, or sarna lotion. Contact a dermatologist for further information and diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have small bumps all over my arms & they itch really bad. I have tried anti itch creams & nothing works. What could they be & how to stop the itchin?

I have small bumps all over my arms & they itch really bad. I have tried anti itch creams & nothing works. What could they be & how to stop the itchin?

Many things: This rash could be one of many things. You need to see your doctor or a dermatologist to help you find out. Have you been exposed to anything you could be allergic to? Are the bumps present in the creases in your fingers, undearms and groin? The best thing to do is see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have small flesh colored bumps on my arms, not red or pink, just skin colored and they itch. Most people cannot see them unless in the right light ?

I have small flesh colored bumps on my arms, not red or pink, just skin colored and they itch.  Most people cannot see them unless in the right light ?

Doctor can evaluate: Itchy spots that are barely visible until itching and scratching begin, may have some extra-sensitive nerve endings there (that send itchiness signals to the brain), or have some cells there that release histamine (causes itching) for no particular reason or release histamine when the area is rubbed or scratched. A doctor can evaluate to see if the bumps are related to any problem inside the body. ...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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I have small bumps on my face liegs arms and belly why?

I have small bumps on my face liegs arms and belly why?

Well without seeing : it could be many things. Typically I diagnose with history and physical and sometimes biopsy. So make appointment with dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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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..

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

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I have small patches of goose bumps on my arms and elbow are. They do not itch but are annoying to look at. What can it be?

I have small patches of goose bumps on my arms and elbow are. They do not itch but are annoying to look at. What can it be?

Keratosis pilaris: A genetic condition related to dry skin, worse in winter. No cure. Lubricating creams and salicylic acid creams make it less like sand paper. ...Read more

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I have small itchy flesh colored bumps on my arms. Mainly on the fronts of them, not discolored and i can pop them sometimes. Also itchy all over help?

Few possibilities.: It looks like you have clusters of vesicles containing clear fluid , grouped and itchy. Conditions like eczema, dermatitis herpetiformis(herpes like lesions but not herpes secondary to gluten sensitivity ), and few other condns like sensitivity to sun light, staphylococcal toxin relatedscalded syndrome, contact dermatitis form allergen, porpyria cutanea tarda, scabies, bullous impetigo-staph, strepto. ...Read more

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I have these, small, almost unnoticable bumps on my arms, legs, neck, and shoulders. Theres not very many but they itch like crazy! ?

I have these, small, almost unnoticable bumps on my arms, legs, neck, and shoulders. Theres not very many but they itch like crazy! ?

See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Keratosis: Keratosis pilaris gives skin a goose-flesh or sandpaper-like appearance. Typically patches are skin colored, but they can appear red and inflamed, as shown here't relieve symptoms, get these checked out for a differenitial diagnosis requiring additional management. ...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 small itchy white bumps on my rit arms thats always in the sun? Help please theyre the size of a pinhead and itchy clustered and individual?!

Keratosis pilaris: The small itchy white spots may be keratosis pilaris which is a benign skin disease. Try using 14percent Lactic Acid if you can buy it over the counter, otherwise see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a constant itch, but I have small little bumps on my hands and arms, but the itch is everywhere. What could this be?

I have a constant itch, but I have small little bumps on my hands and arms, but the itch is everywhere. What could this be?

See Dr: Could be allergic, but could also be auto-immune or vasculitis cause. Also a few infectious diseases can present this way. Not enough info over internet--need seen by dr. Primary care, urgent care or dermatology good places to start. ...Read more

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I have small "milk bumps" all over my chest,arms,back &then 1crusty sore on the right side of my face-just happened over night; concerned boutmy face ?

I have small "milk bumps" all over my chest,arms,back &then 1crusty sore on the right side of my face-just happened over night; concerned boutmy face ?

Consultation advised: Sorry, but it's not a good idea to render a diagnosis without seeing your rash. A picture really is worth a thousand words. With an online consultation at Health Tap you can upload an images of your rash and discuss it with a physician. Best wishes. You can join Prime and consult with a primary care physician or you can have a Concierge consultation with a dermatologist. Best wishes. ...Read more