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Red spots and raised bumps on arms does not itch or hurt?

Red spots and raised bumps on arms does not itch or hurt?

If the bumps r: on the outer,upper arms,you may have Keratosis Pilaris.This rash is usually most prevalent on the outer upper arms ,but,it can spread to other areas.It is a difficult rash to treat but I use Lac-Hydrin.A dermatologist can help. ...Read more

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My nephew has red raised bumps on arms legs buttocks and lower back. He is itching especially with sweating or showers, any ideas?

My nephew has red raised bumps on arms legs buttocks and lower back. He is itching especially with sweating or showers, any ideas?

See the doctor: Rashes are one of the most difficult to diagnose accurately without being see. It maybe eczema, contact dermatitis or something as benign as keratosis pilaris. If you want an answer, best thing to do is to see the doctor about it. In the mean time, ask him to keep skin moisturized, and not to have too warm a shower. ...Read more

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For a few days now my g/f been getting many tiny itchy colorless raised bumps on her arms, shoulders and back. I don't have any. What could it be?

For a few days now my g/f been getting many tiny itchy colorless raised bumps on her arms, shoulders and back. I don't have any. What could it be?

Itchy bumps: There are many causes for itchycolorless raised bumps on the body . It would be best to see a dermatologist for evaluation of these lesions. They can be viral induced, infiltrative, proliferative as well as many other possibilities. Sometimes a glance will tell the diagnosis, othertimes a biopsy is needed. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my newborn developed a rash with raised bumps on his arms and face should I be concerned?

Should i be concerned if my newborn developed a rash with raised bumps on his arms and face should I be concerned?

Common issue: Newborns have a variety of skin issues.Most have a bump on a flat red bloch rash that peaks @ 4 days ; fades in a week or so. Most have dry skin that flakes a lot.Withdrawal from maternal hormones produces a pimply outbreak that increases over weeks ; fades after 4-5m. In three decades, i've never seen a newborn with an allergic reaction. If you are uncomfortable with what you see have baby seen. ...Read more

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I have raised red bumps on my arms and back. I have had these bumps for around a week and a half. ?

I have raised red bumps on my arms and back. I have had these bumps for around a week and a half. ?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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For the past month I have been experiencing weird raised red bumps on my arms and legs. It only happens if i scratch, and they go away quickly, help!

For the past month I have been experiencing weird raised red bumps on my arms and legs. It only happens if i scratch, and they go away quickly, help!

Itching: One thing it could be would be lichen simples chronicus. This is an itchy skin condition that can be very troublesome. Try an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream twice a day for a few weeks and if it doesn't help see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a rash looks like shiny raised red bumps stomach back arms neck?

I have a rash looks like shiny raised red bumps stomach back arms  neck?

See your Dr: It is difficult to give advice on skin conditions without seeing them. It could be benign, but could also need treatment. I suggest you see your dr. ...Read more

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My son has developed raised itchy bumps on his arms and legs over the last 2 days they resemble bug bites however they completely cover his extremities he does not have any on his neck face back or chest the bumps are small reddish in color and have a tin

My son has developed raised itchy bumps on his arms and legs over the last 2 days they resemble bug bites however they completely cover his extremities he does not have any on his neck face back or chest the bumps are small reddish in color and have a tin

Contact rash: With the limited information: he is itchy and the rash is not infected or sore. He sounds otherwise normal. His rash may be a contact allergic rash. A trial of antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec may be indicated with cool compresses/soaks and topical anti-itch creams/lotions like calamine/caladryl/1% hydrocortisone. If he appear more "ill" and uncomfortable, see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What is the tiny bumps on arms called?

Keratosis Pilaris: Often keratosis pilaris looks like tiny little bumps on the upper arm associated with hair follicles. ...Read more

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Bumps on arms related to being overweight, should I be concerned?

Bumps on arms related to being overweight, should I be concerned?

Hyperlipidemia: These bumps may be fat deposits. You need to get them checked along with your lipid / cholesterol levels. ...Read more