Top 20 Doctor insights on: Mottled skin on arms
I have a mottled skin rash all my arms and legs also have a sore on my neck along with sore throat and body hurts extra Tired what is wrong with me?
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32 year old woman with a complaint of sore throat, fatigue, and a generalized rash on the extremities.
You need to visit a physician immediately for a physical exam. If you had a fever and sore throat that has been persistent, your rash could be sequelae from untreated strep infection. There are several other differential diagnoses. If you have fever and severe fatigue I would suggest an ER visit ...Read more
Hi I have mottled skin on my hands and arms when it's cold, I don't know what it is. Livedo? Arm pic: http://goo. Gl/ypa6x hand pic: http://goo. Gl/vyseu
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Can't be sure what you have with such limited info given, but u may have keratosis pilaris: thickened hair follicles. It is genetically inherited, common skin disorder which cannot be cured, but treated with topical emolients etc...Severe cases may benefit from retinoid compounds-- a type of acne med.
Keeping the skin moist helps, thus is often softer in summer time due to sweating...Good luck. ...Read more
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (ker-uh-toe-sis pih-lair-is) is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, usually on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. Keratosis pilaris bumps are usually white, sometimes red, and generally don't hurt or itch. Keratosis pilaris can be frustrating because it's difficult to treat. ...Read more
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Each time in hot shower and turn head sharply to side to shave under arms, I see stars. Is this something to worry about?
I'm in remote tropics, and I woke up with evenly bumpy skin all over my body, especially noticeable on the inside of my arms. What could it be?
Many possibilities.: The most common, statistically, are viral illness, drug reaction, and allergy to something you ate or inhaled. If it is severe enough to cause you concern, or if you are also sick, or running a fever, see a doctor and make sure it is not something significant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am black and have some dark patches all around my body and some on my arms and back when I itch it it goes dry but stays on my skin as a patch?
Dark pathes: Please consult a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Recently noticed that the skin on my arms has become very thin & easily bleeds w/the slightest puncture. Am 69 yo female, no meds. Fairly active.
Aging or disease?: Thinner, brittle skin can be an effect of aging. Or it can be from lack of certain vitamins. Bleeding certainly is not normal and can be pathologic, especially if excessive, recurrent or prolonged. Please get to the healthcare professional to get some clotting blood tests done to identify any bleeding issues you may have. And thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I get a good, excited tingly sensation in my arms and head when my body is rubbed or massaged. Is that normal? Are there any bad effects it causes?
Totally normal: No negative effects. People are social animals, and meant to be touched. ...Read more
25 yrs old. All of a sudden VERY tiny black pinprick dots are appearing all over my skin. Arms, face, everywhere. Scattered randomly. New marks daily!
Needs to be checked: It is very difficult to say what these black pin prick dots are without getting a detailed history and physical exam. I suggest you get it checked by your family doctor or a dermatologist ...Read more
It's possible: We do not do edermologie in my clinic, however it seems to be used for fat reduction. I would recommend smart lipo instead. ...Read more
Underarm darkness: There are a range of causes for underarm hyperpigmentation, including frequent wear of tight-fitting clothing around the arms that causes constant friction in the armpit area; adverse reaction to certain deodorants; shaving; excessive weight; and dark underarm hair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more