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Pimples On Shoulders And Upper Arms
17yrs. Brown skin. Everytime go out I do get signif darker and get tiny pimples along cheeks and shoulder/arms. Worried abt color loss + pimples. Help?
I have pimple like bumps on the back of my upper arms and thighs. They are not itching. What could be?
I have red bumps on my arms like pimples but not. From my elbows to shoulder what is this from. Coffee or dairy.
I have small pimples on my arms from my wrist to the top of my upper arms. They leave scars after they heal, what could they be?
Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the hair follicles. It appears as a small localized area of pus surrounding the opening of a hair follicle. Older lesions that have lost the pus appear as red bumps surrounding the opening of the follicule. One to hundreds of follicles can be affected anywhere that hair or pores are present.. ...Read more
What to do if I have little red bumps that look like little pimples on my upper arms how do I get rid of them.?
I have a pimple like rash (not red skin just bumps) under both upper arms, only itches when tshirt brushes up against it and doesn't hurt?
I have small red bumps that look like pimples on my upper arms that are itchy! No idea why? I waxed my arms about a week ago, very itchy bumps
Folliculitis: Inflammation of the hair follicle occurs for many reasons, but when associated with shaving usually is caused by a dull razor, sensitivity to the shaving/ hygeine product or friction by clothing. Trauma from hair extraction through waxing may also produce this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've found sore red lump/pimple on the top of my shoulder on my back, never had this before and it hurts when I move my arm or neck what is this?
Ruptured cyst: Could be an epidermoid cyst. These can rupture under the skin and cause a large area of swelling and redness. These can be removed relatively easily, unless they have been drained previously, in which case they can be scarred and adhere to the surrounding tissue. Frequently, if they are very inflamed, the area will improve with oral antibiotics (rx). ...Read more
Have a pimple on my neck and I was just sitting when I got a constant pain shoot from my right shoulder blade up the back of my head. Right arm tingly?
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
I have 5 "pimple/bite/abscess" in my left arm pit, the 4th @ the lower shoulder, and 5th on my jaw line near left ear, not sure what it is?
More info needed:
Sorry to hear you are feeling poorly. It is difficult to say exactly what the cause of your symptoms are without more information but the areas you mentioned are typical for development of certain types of cysts due to the type of glands that are there. If this is a recurrent issue or if it looks like there is infection in that area: redness, severe pain - I would recommend formal eval ...Read more
My back and upper arm have a lot of pimples. Even if I leave them alone, pimples will keep growing in these areas. How do I get rid of them?
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris 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. Cerave sa which is over the counter is an effective treatment. ...Read more
Hello sir I have these breakouts that look like pimples on my shoulders chest and upper arm. They appear suddenly and leave scars each time. There is no itchiness or any other type of irritation. They just randomly appear and go away?
Got a pimple like bump on my elbow and red all around. Started feeling a bad pain on my upper arm. What should I do?
Have red pimples on upper arm, hips & on side. Itching too. Is it eczema. In past 2 months 3 times have been given med for eczema by dr. What more can I do?
Eczema??: If you indeed have eczema it is almost always bilaterally symmetrical. If you have a patch on the right hand side you almost certainly will have an equivalent sized patch on the left hand side. Very commonly it shows up in the flexor creases of the elbows and behind the knees. Dry conditions exacerbate it so get a good moisturizer and smear it on when soaking wet, post shower. Most don't use them ...Read more