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Lower Arm Itching And Swollen Bumps When I Wear Wool Allergy
Allergy: The answer is yes. To be certain, you should be skin tested. You might be surprised to learn that house dust mites may be the culprit instead. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Occasional bumps (looks like hives?) on both arms cover entirely and randomly no redness no itching besides allergies what can cause this?
Keratosis pilaris : About half the people on the planet have small bumps on the backs of their arms, fronts of their thighs, cheeks or buttocks that are not red and do not itch , and the condition is called KP or keratosis pilaris . It usually causes no symptoms and does not need treatment. See a doctor to be sure. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=91543&page=0 ...Read more
Started using new under eye concealer 3 days ago. Burning, itching skin under eyes and under brow line. Swollen and red. Small bumps. No allergies.
Not unusual : This can happen. Discuss this with your physician. Local reactions can occur. If bothersome, modifying doses of the injection can help. Sometime taking an antihistamine 2 hours before injections can help. If you have any trouble breathing, feeling lightheaded, you must consult you physician or go to an emergency room as can be a more serious reaction. ...Read more
1 Mosquito bite is swollen and red over large area of arm, not a little bump. Other mosquito bites are normal. Allergy? What to do?
Severe, intense arm itching (13 years). No rash. Not dry skin. Keeps me up at night. Have to ice arms. Any ideas on what it can be?
Dry skIn...: Try lotion and drink lots of water. ...Read more
Try OTC Meds First: No rash? Just itching.Take any over-the-counter antihistamine with cetirizine, fexofenadine or loratadine. Start with one a day if this doesn't go away, increase it to twice a day. If this doesn't help go see your doctor. If you have a rash and poison ivy is a possibility, use Hydrocortisone cream. Rarely the start of shingles can start as an itch. For this you should see a doctor within 72 hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 d ago, spider bite on arm. Itching/burning. Hives spreading inch or more q d. Day three tongue swelled. Hives are now on neck.Should i be worried?
See a dermatologist: Unless you clearly saw and felt the spider, then took it for identification, you have something else. This does not describe a spider bite. Not even close. Also you may not actually have hives. Indicate a need for immediate attention when you call. Meanwhile continue hydrocortisone. Use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as a sleeping pill and nothing else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer