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Red bumps on arms and legs don't itch and is not acne. Any ideas?

Red bumps on arms and legs don't itch and is not acne. Any ideas?

Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised . Red bumps are elevations ...Read more


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Had worms but now gone they disappeared, now have red bumps on arms an leg a spreading all over they don't itch dr. said it was fungal gave two type?

Had worms but now gone they disappeared, now have red bumps on arms an leg a spreading all over they don't itch dr. said it was fungal gave two type?

Rash: Your question is incomplete. It will be helpful to see the rash and get more information from you for appropriate advice. ...Read more

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1 yr old has red bumps on arms, legs, back-seems to be spreading and has leathery feel. Dr said was dry skin but is spreading a lot. Could be eczema?

1 yr old has red bumps on arms, legs, back-seems to be spreading and has leathery feel. Dr said was dry skin but is spreading a lot. Could be eczema?

Skin: Yes, it sounds exactly like eczema. You can treat his with lotions or steroid creams for maximum benefit. However, this process does come and go and may spread at times. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps on arms, legs, back, stomach that are very itchy. When scratched release clear fluid. What does this sound like?

I have tiny red bumps on arms, legs, back, stomach that are very itchy. When scratched release clear fluid. What does this sound like?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have white and red bumps on my arms and legs with no other symptons?

I have white and red bumps on my arms and legs with no other symptons?

Difficult to tell: There are so many possibilities as to why you could be developing these bumps, which could include an allergic rash ("contact dermatitis"), dry skin, infection, drug reaction, etc. The only way to find the true cause is to have your skin examined by a doctor, and they can find the proper diagnosis and treatment for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can I do for tiny red bumps on my arms and legs? They kind of look like a break out

What can I do for tiny red bumps on my arms and legs? They kind of look like a break out

Depends: Red bumps on the skin can represent a number of things including a hypersentitivity reaction or allergy, a skin reaction to a viral infection, medication, or other environmental exposures. Some skin changes may signifiy a more serious condition. If your skin rash persists, you should see your health care provider to have it evaluated. ...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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Okay I'm 18 and I've had the red bumps on my arms, legs, and bottom when you try to pop them white stuff comes out not zits or acne?

Okay I'm 18 and I've had the red bumps on my arms, legs, and bottom when you try to pop them white stuff comes out not zits or acne?

Keratosis pilaris: Or folliculitis. You will get the best result from a dermatologist. Antibacterial soaps are worthless. Bacitracin, neosporin, triple antibiotic are worthless and often harmful. Don't fool around. See an expert. ...Read more

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Itchy Red bumps, not blisters on arms and legs after weed whacking, what is it?

Itchy Red bumps, not blisters on arms and legs after weed whacking, what is it?

Bites or bumps: Could either be insect bites or a local skin reaction to the weeds. Either way and antihistamine will relieve the symptoms. ...Read more

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Little red bumps on back and arms and legs... Could it b a vitamin deficiency?

Little red bumps on back and arms and legs... Could it b a vitamin deficiency?

Eczema?: This is unlikely related to a vitamin deficiency, and the location of the rash is in areas commonly effect eczema. Do you itch? Dry skin? You should probably see your doctor, but if eczema is present it should respond to mild, over the counter topical 1% hydrocortisone. ...Read more

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Experienced red circular bumps on arms, legs and back. Changed clothing detergent and showering more often but they are extremely itchy. Why is this?

Experienced red circular bumps on arms, legs and back. Changed clothing detergent and showering more often but they are extremely itchy.  Why is this?

Not sure: Rashes are impossible to diagnose over the computer, but a guess would be urticaria or "hive like eruptions." these can be caused by many things including allergies to almost anything vs. Even things like stress. When you get them, see a dermatologist to get diagnosed and then the treatment would follow. Best wishes. ...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, the 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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My daughter has non itchy painless red bumps all over her back arms and legs only what could they be?

My daughter has non itchy painless red bumps all over her back arms and legs only what could they be?

Many possibilities: You didn't mention your daughter's age or how big the bumps are, but the most likely possibility is probably bug bites, which aren't necessarily itchy. Since they are widely distributed its most likely a flying insect, e.g. Mosquitos. It could also be a viral illness or allergic reaction. If symptoms or a fever develop, you should see your doctor or a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has red bumps or acne on his arms, legs, even his waistline and below. He gets big ones on his neck that hurt. What can he do to fix this?

My boyfriend has red bumps or acne on his arms, legs, even his waistline and below. He gets big ones on his neck that hurt. What can he do to fix this?

Various: This sounds like an inflammatory acne. The combination of topical and oral anti-inflammatory medications would probably be ideal. ...Read more