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I have itchy blisters on forearms from flea bites. Highly sensitive to fleas. Bitten aug 3rd. How to treat this & how long will this last? Prednisone?
My hubby has itchy forearms with no rash ect. He also gets a stabbing needle sensation in his knuckles.... Any ideas?
Just returned from a week in central america. Itchy forearms, buttocks, upper thighs, back. Small red bumps after scratching. Intermittent. Allergy?
One single itchy bump on forearm. Disappears after 30mins, reappears next night. 1in diameter. No ring, no heat, pink in color. ?
I have a single small red non-painful, non-itchy bump on forearm and it's been 2 weeks. is it related to HIV rash? It is lighter in colour compress.
Itchy bumps on forearms for 2 1/2 weeks & not contagious? No one has it but me. Itches really bad & my doctor has no idea. Not a allergic reaction!
Red, very itchy rash on forearms. Have photos. diag as contact dermatitis but could it be scabies? don't see burrows or tracks
Try: a virtual consult. Since the forum is for general questions, your question is more appropriate for one-on-one encounter; in which case photos can be shared. There are several common causes for itchy rash like this and answering a few questions will certainly help to clarify what is likely. ...Read more
Light red-brown circular patches on both forearms, not itchy, not bumpy (about 0.5-1 inch in size). At first there was only one, now about 5-6.
Romanian rash : Skin rashes and lesions are difficult to diagnose without a picture. A drug or allergic reaction, system infection or manifestation of an internal disease process are all a possibility. Since the question is from romania, us doctors in clinical practice may not be up to date with respect to potential endemic exposures and pathogens. ...Read more
Red circular growing spot, very itchy in the inner forearm, 5 mm diameter, it was 3 maybe yesterday?
Insect bite/fungus?: Try cool compresses x 5 minutes follow by OTC hydrocortisone cream. If it's gone in 2 days, it was an insect bite. If it's not gone, get OTC clotrimazole cream and if it disappears in 2 weeks it was a fungal infection. If it is still not gone or new lesions develop, you need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hi. I have a single small red non painful and non itchy bump on my forearm and it have lasted for 2 weeks.
Red bump in forearm: I need more information. For how long you had it?, does id become white to compression? has it grown during the last 6-12 months? Does it bleed to trauma?. There are about 31 causes such as: hemangioma, keratosis pilaris dermatofibromas, cherry angioma, mosquito bites, etc. Laser therapy will get rid of the lesion. First must be inspected by a dermatologist ...Read more
Rash: Hives usually present as red, raised, itchy lesions that can be small or large. "Hives" are often used non-specifically to describe many different skin lesions so I would have your rash looked at directly in order to make the correct diagnosis. Hives do tend to itch and individual lesions usually appear and resolve completely within 24 hours. See your doctor for further treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
After I got out of the shower, I noticed tiny dark purple spots up the side of my left forearm. Not itchy; no bumps. Could this be dangerous?
Likely: Nothing to worry about. It is likely due to a small 'bruise'. If worsens or doesn't go away have your doctor look at it and do some blood work to check your platelet levels. ...Read more