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Rash Around Forearm
My son is 5 and he says he was bitten by a beetle, now both of his forearms have rashes on them, could it be from a bite?
Unusual, see Peds: It would be odd to have just both forearms involved in a rash from an insect bite, so is likely something else that caused that (like crawling around through something?). Cannot say over internet, needs exam by pediatrician to get good clinical impression and treatment plan. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
I have tiny flesh colored rashes on my forearms. They look like goosebumps. Also dry circular patches of dry skin. What could it be?
Doctor can examine: Rashes are hard to describe in words. Usually, a doctor has to look at a rash to see what it might be. For common rashes such as eczema, mild reactions to plants or chemicals, excessive dryness, or little itchy bumps, over-the-counter hydrocortisone 1% cream usually helps. Itchy bumps on many body parts might be an allergic reaction to something or from other causes. ...Read more
I have rashes on my forearms. Sometimes they look like heat rashes. I have had them for over a year. They come and go. The are itchy. What do I do?
Why do I get rashes on my forearms every time i come to florida? Tiny, little red bumps are everywhere, and they itch. What's the best way to treat?
What causes itchy whitish rashes(some almost look pussy) on forearms and buttocks that look like rings in some places and also causing swellings ?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I am having white pimple type rashes on my hands as well as extreme swelling. It itches and is spreading up my forearm. Is this bad?
Feeling itching on my arms, forearms and hands.. This itching has started this summer.. And because of scratching my getting rashes on my arms..
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This may be a photodermatitis. ...Read more
I work as a dog bather. All the shampoo we use contain aloe. I am allergic to aloe and now have painful rashes all over my forearms and hands. What can I use to relieve the pain and help heal the rash?
Prevention: Having to work in conditions that are harmful to your health can be a frustrating predicament. The obvious solution is avoidance. Long non-latex gloves may be another solution. You could have an allergic contact dermatitis to aloe but it could also be non allergic due to chronic irritation from the soaps or other ingredients. You deserve to have it evaluated and RX with a good topical steroid ...Read more
I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.
I have this strange rash on both forearms that came out of nowhere. What do you think it could be?
Rash: 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