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Itchy Red Bumps Under Arm
Swollen, itchy red bumps appeared randomly under both of my arms today in the armpit region. What could this be and how can I treat it? Thanks!
Bumps: Both contact dermatitis and folliculitis can cause a rash in the armpit. Sometimes shaving irritates the hair follicles, causing them to inflame, then become partially blocked. Consider using topical antibiotics, like benzoyl peroxide. If you think this is a contact allergy to a chemical like those found in deodorants, consider topical hydrocortisone cream ...Read more
Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more
Tricky: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them. But one spot implies a local cause: Inflammation/infection from specfici exposure or bug bites come to mind ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Solar urtucaria: Very much possible to be "solar urticaria" a kind of skin reaction to physical agents as heat, cold, uv sun rays. ...Read more
Hi in 26 year old female i just developed some medium size itchy red bumps on the upper left side of my back and the back of that arm can you tell me.
Small itchy red bumps, started on back of arms for couple weeks now spreading throughout entire body?
Small clusters of itchy red bumps on my arms for 2 weeks. There is also a strip of small itchy bumps that from a line. It looks like a 2 inch scratch.
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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