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Rash On Both Arms Only
I have a slight rash on both of my arms only and its itchy. I had lab work done a couple of weeks ago and liver emzymes where off. What is this?
See your doctor: Symptoms may or may not be related. See your doctor as both the rash and abnormal liver test need further investigation. ...Read more
Rashes on both arms since childhood, but does not itch, and does not go away. What's this sound like?
Keratosis pilaris?: Need more info, but kp is a long standing arm/leg/face rash that can be seen in kids and adults. ...Read more
I'm currently on the Accutane, and one day I woke up with rashes on my face and both arms. Did Accutane cause rashes? If yes, how do I get rid of it?
It is a side effect: Your rash can be caused by acutane. It is important that you avoid irritants such as sun during this time and stay moisturized. You should also show your rash to your current prescribing doctor. ...Read more
Rash: This would require in-person assessment for accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Only on arms: In general rashes isolated to a region have a cause that stems from a local irritant. Think about anything you are putting on your arms any oils, perfumes etc. Do you tend to sweat and wipe it on your arms etc. ...Read more
I have a rash on both arms that for the last 4 months has spread a little. I also have white lesion on my cheek. However the rash is small white dots.
Rash and white:
You MUST see first your doctor and then a skin specialist.
Things should go OK - please let me know.. ...Read more
RAsh: Although you may have a rash. If you are feeling well I would continue your Lorataidne or Benadryl for a day or so. If you fnd this not resolving get checked, . ...Read more
Hey I have a rash on both arms really red and itchy and burns and I can't get it to go away should I wrap with ace bandage im not allergic to that?
I recently brought a fit bit, I had a reaction to the nickel. I returned it. But today I have a rash on both arms and part of foot. What could it be?
I have a rash on both arms and chest and neck. It itches and burns. What can I use for itching? Have tried everything over the co this wakes me up and is very painful
If you have tried everything over the counter with no relief and you have a very painful itchy rash, then you need to be evaluated by a medical professional right away. There are prescription medications that can help with the itching, but most importantly you need to find out exactly what you are dealing with and how it can be treated.
Good luck. ...Read more
My child has a red, slightly raised rash on both arms and face/cheeks. He isn't bothered by it and has no other symptoms.
Rash: Could be a few things but look up 5th disease or slapped cheek disease to see if it looks similar. The important issue about this infection is that it can cause problems with an unborn fetus. All the best. ...Read more
Should I be worried that the vein in my arm is itchy and swollen? I have developed a sudden rash on both arms but the vein in my left arm crook is really puffy and itchy.
Lymphangitis?: See a doctor as this is an infection ...Read more
I hav a rash on both arms and knees it itches like crazy! Had it for a very long time was told cardboard mites but cnt find them I have tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) spray cream and pill and nothing helps!
What should I do if I have a rash all up both arms and I don't know why. Did I get bit or did I just put something on them?
See your physician: Again this is a complaint that can be cause by many factors, best if you get evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp, also follicular keratosis) is a common, autosomal dominant, genetic follicular condition that is manifested by the appearance of rough bumps on the skin. It most often appears on the back and outer sides of the upper arms (though the lower arms can also be affected), and can also occur on the thighs, hands, and tops of legs, flanks, buttocks, or any body part except glabrous. ...Read more
Red rash looking patches of skin in the crease of both arms, they only itch sometimes and are usually dry?
I've got a rash on my underarms on both arms it's itchy and stings cause of scratching it what could it be and what can I do to heal it up..
Started topral xl 25 mg 2 weeks ago. Have a rash on the inside of my arms ONLY on both arms. Can this be from the medicine an allergic reaction?
I have a rash under both arms that just follows along the crease. Dark red, bumpy, blistered, mildly painful, no itching. What could this be? Thanks!
A few thoughts..: We are prone to developing fungal and bacterial infections in places that are moist and rub together - the groin, armpits, etc. Shaving and deodorant can inflame the skin more. Your doc might take a culture to see if a bacteria is present and might start antibiotics or antifungal medications. Your doc might also suggest keeping the area dry and avoid shaving while rash is healing. Best of luck! ...Read more
Very tiny red dots that resemble rash appeared on both arms from wrist to elbow. Don't itch. Day 3. What could this be?
Well: To diagnose a rash need to See pictures healthap consult with pictures or face-to-face consult with primary care doctor or dermatologist ...Read more
I've a rash appeard today on both arms but worse on one, its red blotchy and a little warm. Looks like prickley heat but I'm not hot?
Depends: It's hard to tell without seeing in person. ...Read more
Rash on upper, outer right arm that started out as cluster of bumps (about size of nickel). Now it has spread all around arm & on both arms now?
Keratosis Pilaris...: ...Is very common. I think of it as eczema of the hair follicles; some people also get it on the upper legs. A medium-strength steroid cream, prescribed by your dermatologist, will keep it under control. ...Read more
Not dangerous.: The rash is unlikely dangerous. You can try using some steroid cream like OTC hydrocortisone or even topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Also try oral benadryl (diphenhydramine). As long as you're not feeling sick or feverish you can watch and wait for now. Possible allergic to some new exposure. Write down everything you've been exposed to in the past few days. Foods, perfumes, soaps lotions, etc, and save that for next time ...Read more
1st HIV test negative but just started getting on both arms red rash under neath skin when I itch it red lines come up and go away is it hiv?
Reoccurring, bright red rash on face and under both arms. Occurring for over a year. Contact dermatitis has been ruled out. What could this be?
Agree with Dr Chiu: I would also recommend seeing a specialist (dermatologist). This rash needs 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
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