Top 20 Doctor insights on: Mottled skin on arms

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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?

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?

Urgent visit to MD: 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

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Skin abnormality on the arms?

Skin abnormality on the arms?

Keratosis pilaris?: 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

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What causes the skin on your arms to be sensitive to touch?

What causes the skin on your arms to be sensitive to touch?

Sensitive skin: There is no specific answer for this. If you have sensitivity that affects your daily activity, that is cause for evaluation although the results may be frustratingly vague. Nerve issues usually result in reduced sensation. ...Read more

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Why is my skin spotted and rough at the back and sides of the arms?

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

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My skin is slow to heal and there is pain in my arms. What should I do?

My skin is slow to heal and there is pain in my arms. What should I do?

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

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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 more

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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.

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

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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!

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

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Skin on my arms have whiute spots?

Family practice: Could be tenia versacolor which is a skin fungus. A dermatologist could let you know for sure Lamisil (terbinafine) is used for treatment. ...Read more

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Can cut skin tags off my under arms?

Will bleed: Multiple tags can be removed in one visit safely. The doctor will numb area with Lidocaine and remove with sterile scissors and cauterize any bleeding spots. ...Read more

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Will endermologie make the skin under my arms firmer?

Will endermologie make the skin under my arms firmer?

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

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What causes skin darkening under the arms for females?

What causes skin darkening under the arms for females?

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 more

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Why am I prone to skin tags I have a lot under my arms?

Why am I prone to skin tags I have a lot under my arms?

Skin Tags: You need a colonoscopy. The older skin literature found a loose association between skin tags and polyps of the colon which can cause colon cancer. ...Read more

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The skin on my arms is always red. What can cause this?

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

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Hello docs! Can you tell me what could I do about the skin on my arms being so dry?

Moisturize daily: Don't use the water temperature hot - lukewarm is good. Use a mild gentle cleanser - maybe white dove.
If it persists see a Dermatologist ...Read more

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