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I have a patch of red raised bumps on my inner arm, right above where the inside of my elbow bends. What could it be?

I have a patch of red raised bumps on my inner arm, right above where the inside of my elbow bends. What could it be?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes and blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause rashes or blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small, red, raised bump on my upper arm that is painful to the touch. It's been there for years, with no change. Is this dangerous?

I have a small, red, raised bump on my upper arm that is painful to the touch. It's been there for years, with no change. Is this dangerous?

Don't know.: To be sure have it removed. This is a simple procedure. Go for it. It's probably nothing but you are worried. Go for it. ...Read more

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I have two red raised bumps on my arm a pic on my file, they're itching kind of look like bites, but still a bit cold here, any suggestions?

I have two red raised bumps on my arm a pic on my file, they're itching kind of look like bites, but still a bit cold here, any suggestions?

Can't access your: File, but they may be anything. You would benefit from an in-person visit that would allow a full-body dermatologic exam, and, if indicated, a scraping or biopsy. It is a sign of some kind of inflammation, which could result from a number or combination of things: viral, bacterial, (& rarely) helminth infection; toxin; neoplasia; autoimmune, etc. With a pen trace borders to monitor growth/sizes. ...Read more

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I have red raised bumps on my upper right arm and my back they look like mosquito bites but have had them a month?

KP or acne?: Could be hyperkeratosis pilaris which are pinpoint hard bumps often on the upper arms and treatable with
LacHydrin (lactic acid) and retinoids like Tazorac (tazarotene). It is genetic and common and benign. Below are some pictures and a reference.

http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1070651-overview

http://keratosispilarisskin. Com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/keratosis-pilaris-close. Png ...Read more

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Yesterday I laid in the grass for like 20 mins & now I have several nickel sized red, raised, itchy bumps on my back& arm. 1more popped up today. Why?

Yesterday I laid in the grass for like 20 mins & now I have several nickel sized red, raised, itchy bumps on my back& arm. 1more popped up today. Why?

You got bit by: Some ticks. I would consider going to see a primary care provider if it doesn't go away with over the counter steroid creams (hydrocortisone). They may get bigger and itch worse. ...Read more

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My 2 year old daughter had a tick latched on to her arm pit a month ago. There is still a raised red bump. Is that normal or something I should worry?

My 2 year old daughter had a tick latched on to her arm pit a month ago. There is still a raised red bump. Is that normal or something I should worry?

Not unusual: A persistent red bump could be associated with a mild reaction to the saliva of the tick or else there may be small fragments of the tick's mouth parts, causing a foreign body reaction. If this was a deer tick and the tick was latched more than 24 hours and you live in an area known to have lyme disease, you should check with your doctor to see if tests for lyme exposure are indicated. ...Read more

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Red raised up bumps on toddlers arm. Should we use anything or let it go away by itself?

Red raised up bumps on toddlers arm. Should we use anything or let it go away by itself?

RASH- Many causes!: Can be allergic rash, usually there is itching with it. Urticaria, a MAP like, raised, changing size and shape, is another kind of allergic rash. Other causes: viral infection, insect bite, contact dermatitis, keratosis pillaris, bacterial infection, etc. If not bothering, just wait, can use some moisturizing lotion. If any worsening, take the baby to the pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have been getting clusters of two or three raised bumps on my arm and shoulders they do not pop and are not red inflamed the spots are too big t be kp and I have had folliculitis before and know that this is not it any suggestions on what it could be?

I have been getting clusters of two or three raised bumps on my arm and shoulders they do not pop and are not red inflamed the spots are too big t be kp and I have had folliculitis before and know that this is not it any suggestions on what it could be?

Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris comes in a variety of sizes, so unless the bumps are huge, it could still be kp. There are also various kinds of folliculitis, so you can't rule that out either. There are other, more esoteric possibilities, but you will have to be examined directly by a dermatologist to know for sure. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps on my elbow and inner arm they are raised do you know what it could be?

Red itchy bumps on my elbow and inner arm they are raised do you know what it could be?

See your doc: It is almost impossible to tell anything about bumps and sores on skin without actually seeing them. I suggest you see your doctor for this one. ...Read more

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My 2 year old was around another 2 year old my son now has pneumonia and red raised bumps on his arm and this child has MRSA could my child have this?

My 2 year old was around another 2 year old my son now has pneumonia and red raised bumps on his arm and this child has MRSA could my child have this?

It's possible...: ...Particularly if any of the "red raised bumps" are pustules ("white-heads"). If so, ask your doctor to unroof one of them and culture the contents. Mrsa will usually require extra treatment, over & above whatever is being used to treat the pneumonia. ...Read more

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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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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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Had sunburn on my arms, it faded to a tan so I went tanning and now there Are little red not raised bumps on my shoulder. Why?

Had sunburn on my arms, it faded to a tan so I went tanning and now there Are little red not raised bumps on my shoulder. Why?

Skin is irritated: The skin had bit completely healed yet, and the it got exposed again. Moisturize the skin with something like Vaseline intensive cream, and avoid tanning or sun for a week. Use some SPF when tanning. Depending on the skin type u have, depends on how much SPF u will require. Fair skin tends to require more. ...Read more

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My daughter and I have a red rash with small raised bumps only in the bends of our arms it came and went and now it is back again what might this be??

My daughter and I have a red rash with small raised bumps only in the bends of our arms it came and went and now it is back again what might this be??

Details matter: Itch? Eczema is common in this area, but not the only possible explanation. If you see a dermatologist, she will examine your skin and ask many questions. Be sure to bring anything you have applied. ...Read more

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Two red "bruise like" spots on his arm. Says it burns, not itchy, slightly raised, arm does not hurt besides the burn on the bumps.?

Two red "bruise like" spots on his arm. Says it burns, not itchy, slightly raised, arm does not hurt besides the burn on the bumps.?

Rash: The best thing to do is get these evaluated by your doctor. We have a hard time telling what they are without examining you. ...Read more

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in garage, when I felt a burn itch on fore arm. Now 5 days later its raised, red bumps in a circle. Hot & tender to touch. What can I put on it?

in garage, when I felt a burn itch on fore arm. Now 5 days later its raised, red bumps in a circle. Hot & tender to touch. What can I put on it?

Cellulitis: You might have an infection under the skin where it is red. You might need oral antibiotics to prevent it from spreading. You need to have it seen by a doctor. Benadryll cream may help the itch but it still needs to been checked out by a professional ...Read more

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Hello, I have itchy bumps-bra area, panty line area, base of neck, arms, back that look like mosquito bites that are raised, white & red, wide & small?

Hello, I have itchy bumps-bra area, panty line area, base of neck, arms, back that look like mosquito bites that are raised, white & red, wide & small?

Hives: Raised itchy bumps could be hives, which are due to a whole host of causes. Anthistamine medication could reduce the bumps and itch if truly hives. However, a photo of your rash is very important. Either consult a physician on this site with a photo or in person, or see a doctor in person to diagnose if the rash does not improve. ...Read more