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Why do I get very random large lumps that are red and itchy that spread all over my arm then go away?

Why do I get very random large lumps that are red and itchy that spread all over my arm then go away?

Folliculitis: Your body/ immune system is healthy enough to get rid of it. Watch for the exposure source.........Linen, soap/clothing/lotion/ indoor animal/ indoor plants. Take some vitamin- a , c supplement. ...Read more

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I have itchy spots/lumps on arm, remedy?

I have itchy spots/lumps on arm, remedy?

Have to determine : What these spots are (li.e. Hives) to provide a remedy. ...Read more

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Small lumps on arms that are itchy, is this hives?

Small lumps on arms that are itchy, is this hives?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a hard, itchy lump. One on my palm and one on the back of my arm.

I have a hard, itchy lump. One on my palm and one on the back of my arm.

Lump: I would show it to PMD or dermatologist in person, or we can comment if you can post a pic here. ...Read more

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I have a pea sized, smooth, purple/pink lump on my upper arm that has been there for a while. No pain or itchiness. What is it and how to i remove it?

I have a pea sized, smooth, purple/pink lump on my upper arm that has been there for a while. No pain or itchiness. What is it and how to i remove it?

See a derm: If it has been there for a long time and it has not undergone any changes and it's not painful then in all probability it is a non-worrisome lesion . It might be something called a dermatofibroma. However with this said i would definitely see a dermatologist to confirm it's benign nature. ...Read more

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Red rash symetrical on arms and top of legs.no lumps or itchiness.

Red rash symetrical on arms and top of legs.no lumps or itchiness.

Rash: We would need to see the rash to help diagnose it. Suggest a visit with your doctor or virtual consultation. ...Read more

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Itchy lumps all over my legs and arms they are my skin colour and really itch.

Itchy lumps all over my legs and arms they are my skin colour and really itch.

Hives: What you describe sounds like hives, a nonspecific reaction of the skin that commonly occurs during an allergic response to some trigger. The trigger to the reaction can be many things; new food, bug bite, reaction to sun screen, etc. Lots of possibilities but only your own detective work may figure it out.Benedryl often helps with the itch. ...Read more

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Hi, I have itchy lumps on my arm, leg and feet. They are about a small cherry. What do you think it is?

Lumps: These may be scattered hives caused by an allergy of some sort. Insect bites are possibilities although these lesions are usually smaller. Try to think of any precipitating factors like certain foods, medications,etc. Antihistamines like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin(nondrowsy) give relief. If symptoms persist see your physician or an allergist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy lump that has just appeared on my scar I had surgery on my arm under a year ago. Is this normal and what do I do ?

I have a red itchy lump that has just appeared on my scar I had surgery on my arm under a year ago. Is this normal and what do I do ?

Stitch abscess: Sometimes around the remaining stitch material our body develops inflammatory reaction which can result in stitch abscess which can appear delayedly and also stitch granuloma which is a lump but not containing pus , made of aggregation of inflammatory cells and supporting fibres-elastin and collagen,our natural body fibres. Show to your PCP/Surgeon . In some cases it need to be explored . ...Read more