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Itchy Red Patch On Arm
Large red painful itchy patch on arm. It has x3 in size over 2 days. 8 small red bumps on arm pp is low, no fever, chills. Doc can't see me yet. Urgent?
I have red patches in my inner thighs. Some are circular. Its itchy and is spreading. Recently found out that it is also forming in my arm pits.
For over 8 months my daughter has had a circular patch on inner arm when it flares up its red and itchy then it stops bothering her for weeks at a tim?
? Eczema or ring worm: Or may be something else, needs to be seen by her doctor / dermatologist, best wishes ...Read more
When my arm is bent, I have red patches and bumps on my elbow, when my arm is extended it looks like multiple white bumps close together. Not itchy.
Examination: This can't be diagnosed without actual examination. ...Read more
A fungal infection?: A fungal skin infection often present with ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Can be red/irritated under skin folds such as underarms. Otc lamisil/lotrimin/tinactin all seem to work fine for simple ringworm on body, not scalp/bearded areas. If not better in couple of weeks, or worsens, consult doc for possible alternate diagnosis and proper treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm not sure if its my deodorant or what but I've developed itchy dry red patches on my arm pit very uncomfortable any ideas?
L have this recurring dry patch on my arm. It is red, itchy and sore. It comes up in the same place every few months. What could it be? How to treat?
Pink (or red) not itchy and painless patches on my skin, it starts from my chest and upper arm, now it is spreading everywhere but smaller.5days. Syphlis?
Show the rash to MD: The causes of skin rashes are quite numerous. Syphilis is generally somewhat rare, although certain risk factors may lead to an increased chance of catching it. For the rash you describe, I would want to know if anything appeared on the palms or the soles of your feet? If this was 'secondary' syphilis, you would have first have had a chancre- a large boil type thing where 'contact' may have been. ...Read more
I have non itchy patches on both my arms. They're red and have different sizes (look similar to eczema but they're not itchy). Had them for 4 weeks?
Can you help me with this red patch? Its on my right arm and it looks like its under a few layers of my skin, its not itchy & it don't look like a rash
I gets these random red, dry, patches on my thighs and arms. Not really itchy. And they show up every so often. Any ideas?
What causes an itchy rash that is a red patch with little bumps in it and is located on the inside of my upper arm near my arm pit.?
There is a patch of skin on my fore arm that is very tiny bumps, not red, not itchy. I had shingles last year and it is on the same arm. Dry skin? Or?
Skin lesions: May just be dry skin (try moisturizing cream several times a day; avoid very hot baths/showers & harsh soaps). Might be sun damage from too much exposure; see doc for evaluation; actinic keratoses are easily treated via many methods. Use sunscreen when outdoors, even on cloudy days. If blisters form, may be recurrence of shingles (not common) but best treated early. ...Read more
I have a red itchy rash on both my shoulders/upper arm. The patches are dry and vary in size. They are not oozing but they do itch. Is it eczema?
Red, itchy patches appear on folds of both arms and on forearm ithciness stops with lotion, but still stays a little red. It also turns the skin white?
Probably eczema: Eczema aka atopic dermatitis has many appearances but is always itchy, is relieved by skin moisturizers, and commonly appears in elbow & knee creases, neck, eyelids, wrists and ankles, and behind the ears. If the skin is flaky it will appear white. If uncertain ask your health care professional. ...Read more
Should I stop taking multi vitamins if I get itchy red patches on my arms and neck after taking them? Recently started after months of taking them
Try different brand: Niacin may cause temporary flushing, but most multivits contain niacineamide, which does not. Presuming yours don't have Niacin this sounds like an allergic reaction. You can't be allergic to pure vitamins but can be sensitive to the many fillers, binders, artificial colors ; preservatives that inferior brands contain, or soy/other food allergens they may contain. Try a brand without additives. ...Read more
I have red rashes on my legs that look like bug bites, but they are not itchy or irritated. And there is a patch on my arm that is small and not red.
Rash: Difficult to answer without more information and pictures. Contact one of us or see your doctor ...Read more
What causes non itchy red scaly circular patches on arms, legs and back, but is not psoriasis? Skin on circular patches usually hardens and falls off
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It's not possible to tell because there are many diseases that look the same. ...Read more