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Non Itchy Rash On Forearm
There are lots...: ...Of possibilities, but this time of year it is most likely to be an allergic response to something that came in contact with your arms, such as poison ivy, particularly if you've been working in the garden or camping or clearing weeds. Over-the-counter creams are too weak for such rashes, so let a dermatologist give you a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Possobly hives: If the itchy bumps go away in 24 hrs, and then come back; or they have an appearance of " moving around", they are probably hives. But there are a lot of skin rashes looking like itchy bumps, like bug bites.... Better to consult a dermatologist or allergist to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
I pruned a bougainveilla bush with thorns and now have an itchy rash o n my hands and forearms how can I treat then?
I have developed a rash on the inside of my forearms and a few days ago a sore slightly itchy rash on my face which is now just very dry. Help?
I've recently broke out in a pimply flesh coloured itchy rash on my forearms back neck thighs and tummy so you have any idea what it could be? Thankyo
Guess is not best.: There really isn't a good way to identify this based on the scant information provided. Consider medical evaluation for accurate assessment. ...Read more
Red, very itchy rash on forearms. Have photos. Diag as contact dermatitis but could it be scabies? Don't see burrows or tracks
Try: A virtual consult. Since the forum is for general questions, your question is more appropriate for one-on-one encounter; in which case photos can be shared. There are several common causes for itchy rash like this and answering a few questions will certainly help to clarify what is likely. ...Read more
Red, itchy rash on wrists and right below onto forearms. Hands are dry from washing & cold weather. Lotion burns rash & hot water is painful.
Irritant dermatitis?: If you wash your arms and hands a lot, the skin gets dry. Once it gets irritated, anything you put on may hurt you. The itching and blister point more to a contact allergy. Try avoiding scented or antibacterial soap and too much washing. If problem persists, talk to doctor or a dermatologist to pin down what the culprit may be. Patch testing may be needed. ...Read more
Can't diagnose with: This info. These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more
I have one small itchy rash on my arm it's the only rash I have and I don't know what it is. Do you have any idea?
No idea w/o eval.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
I have a non itchy rash on my left arm and chest that spread to my neck and back over night. What could it be?
Many causes: If it lasts for less than a couple of weeks, then I won't pay much attention to it. But if it gets painful, it may be from shingles and you need to see your doctor ASAP to get started on an anti-viral drug to reduce potential complications. Suspect shingles if the rash does not extend beyond the mid-line of the body. ...Read more
There is an itchy rash on the inside of my elbow. It's small bumps and seem to be traveling both ways down and up my arm. What could it be.
Itchy rash: Atopic dermatitiisis or contact dermatitiis.Get a more detailed answer ›
I got battery acid corrosive on my arm and now I have a red itchy rash with white bumps. How should I treat it?
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.?
Not sure - eczema?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
I have this itchy rash like in my chest just right near my arm pit. It so itchy what can I do. It scars and it shows wen I wear sleeveless.
Cannot say: You need to see a dermatologist to make a diagnosis and prescribe a treatment regimen. If he or she does not know what it is you may even need a skin biopsy, although that is unlikely. ...Read more
I have an itchy rash that comes and goes on my lower left arm. I have ruled out\nfood, cosmetic, or chemical alergy. Any idea?
I have itchy rash on my arm and every time I scratch it spreads. Its all over my arm and now its on my face and on my belly what should I do?
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?
Real bad itchy rash on arm by wrist. That's spreading n I itched them so bad they r open n pus comes out. N they be burning. Itch bad. Help swell a lil?
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & see a doc: If the rash is bad, and especially if there is pus coming out, you should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. In the meantime, otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (25-50mg every 4-6hrs for an adult) can relieve itching and swelling, but may make you feel sleepy, so be careful driving, etc. ...Read more
I work in a personal care home. We recently haf a breakout of scabies. One confirmed case so far out of 18 residents. All were treated with cream. At how much of a risk are the employees. I have a itchy rash on my forarm but it doesn't look the same. Shou
I am experiencing arm pain and itchy rash (severity: severe) (quality: severe itching). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritati...
Please see eval asap:
Given the severity of your symptoms, I would recommend seeking eval in person at an urgent care center. Rashes are very common, but also need to be visualized before prescribing treatment. We also need to determine if your arm pain is from the rash or if there is another issue going on. Hope you can get treated soon, best wishes ...Read more
I get an itchy rash on my right arm once every 4 weeks. It goes away in 4 or 5 days. The skin is bumpy with small red pimples only in that area. WHY?
ITCHY BUMPS ARM:
YOU MUST BE A DETECTIVE.
WHAT DO YOU DO EVERY FOUR WEEKS THAT YOU DO NOT DO AT OTHER TIMES?
YOU ARE PROBABLY TOUCHING SOMETHING OR DOING SOMETHING THAT YOU DO NOT DO IN THE OTHER THREE WEEKS.
BE A DETECTIVE AND WRITE BACK WHEN YOU FIND OUT WHAT IT IS. . . ...Read more
I have a red itchy rash that looks like mosquito bites. Some of it has clustered on my arm. It is located on my wrists, arms, and stomach.?
Bedbugs or virus: While viral illness could be the cause, don't forget about bedbug ties. Also need to consider what medications/vitamins have recently been taken. ...Read more
I broke out with a itchy rash on my back, buttocks, chest, stomach, arm and I am a stay at home mom so nothing has changed. The itching is unbearable?
I have an itchy rash, the size of a finger print, on my ankle. There are other little one popping up on my legs & one on my arm too. Any suggestions?
Examination: It's difficult to say without seeing the rash and asking a series of questions about possible causes. Local contact with something you are allergic to (contact dermatitis) is a common cause. Fungal infections (ringwork or tinea) are another common cause. It's often possible to make a more definitive diagnosis by sharing photos of the rash and talking to the doctor via virtual consult. ...Read more
I have a reoccurring itchy rash/red bumps, not in the same spots. Started on back, then gone quickly. 3 months later to foot, then gone. Then arm, and gone. Now knee, almost gone. What could it be?
Thank GOD: Its gone be happy, if comes back see an allergist and or dern M.D. ...Read more
I have an very itchy rash for the past 4 weeks little pin pric red bumps on my upper back, chest, stomach and upper arm areas I'm a 30 year old female?
Rash: The rash needs to be examined to be diagnosed and treated properly, you should see your doctor. ...Read more