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I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

Allergic reaction: You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it helps. If no improvement in a couple of days, end us a picture on a virtual consult to help us make a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Can chronic fatigue cause abnormal gait (weak legs), low grade fevers, itchy rashes on upper chest and back, and patches of goose bumps come and go?

Can chronic fatigue cause abnormal gait (weak legs), low grade fevers, itchy rashes on upper chest and back, and patches of goose bumps come and go?

Chronic fatigue: Chronic fatigue can arise from many sources - not the least of which is not sleeping soundly. Have your doctor refer you for a sleep study. If that turns out OK a consult with a neurologist will evaluate your abnormal (weak) gait would be my next choice for you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the rash on my arms?Its itchy and small bumps like goosebumps. Could it be my eczema. Goin to skin dr in 3 weeks

How can I get rid of the rash on my arms?Its itchy and small bumps like goosebumps. Could it be my eczema. Goin to skin dr in 3 weeks

Try Hydrocortiosone: You could try Hydrocortisone cream 1% over the counter twice a day to see if it will resolve the rash. If the rash worsens, then stop the cream immediately and follow up with the dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a rash that looks like goosebumps and is very itchy on my back upper arms? What is this and is it contagious

I have a rash that looks like goosebumps and is very itchy  on my back upper arms? What is this and is it contagious

Goosebumps: You probably have a skin condition called keratosis pilaris which is a benign chronic condition. Treatment consists of moisturizing cream and, occasionally, Hydrocortisone cream. Once in a while, using an exfoliant may help. ...Read more

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Itchy rash on jaw line, neck, and arms. Looks like goosebumps until scratched, then red. About 2 weeks now, don't think I'm using anything new.

Itchy rash on jaw line, neck, and arms. Looks like goosebumps until scratched, then red. About 2 weeks now, don't think I'm using anything new.

See doctor: You may try taking antihistamine to see if this helps. If not, a topical hydrocortisone may be tried. However if the problem persists for > 6 wks or worsens, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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My 4 year old just got over the stomach flu and now has a rash all over his entire body that looks like goosebumps and is itchy. What could this be?

My 4 year old just got over the stomach flu and now has a rash all over his entire body that looks like goosebumps and is itchy. What  could this be?

Most likely...: After a viral infection which seems this was the case a rash could appear. In some cases it could be itchy and you can use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) OTC to relieve symptoms of itching. If he looks sick take him to see his doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy goosebump like rash on arms and neck as well as genitals. Skin colored goosebumps until scratched, then red.

Itchy goosebump like rash on arms and neck as well as genitals. Skin colored goosebumps until scratched, then red.

Itchy goosebumps: YOU DO NOT SAY HOW LONG IT HAS BEEN GOING ON. NEW SOAP OR DETERGENT? COLOGNES? NEED LOTS OF DETAILS FROM YOU. SEE A DERMATOLOGIST IF IT PERSISTS. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more