Rated 4.3/5 based on 3 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Red Bumps On Forearms Not Itchy

Share
Dr. Nela Cordero
Board Certified, Pediatrics
48 years in practice
8M people helped
1

1
I have itchy red bumps on my forearms? What could it be? Do I need to get them checked out?

I have itchy red bumps on my forearms? What could it be? Do I need to get them checked out?

ITCHY BUMPS FOREARM: Yes, you need to have it checked. It is better seen and diagnosed to give the right rx. It could be insect bites, skin allergy or viral infection. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified
22 years in practice
65M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue

Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
4M people helped
2

2
I have little red bumps on my sides, back, neck and forearms? What could be the problem they are itchy

I have little red bumps on my sides, back, neck and forearms? What could be the problem they are itchy

Allergic Reaction.: Try to think if you ate something unusual, applied anew skin lotion, or wore new clothes, or came in contact with shrubs. Take Benadryl to help with Itching. Apply Aveeno soap to sooth the skin. If spreading still get examined for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified
22 years in practice
65M people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Rita Corona
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
12 years in practice
249K people helped
3
Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
52 years in practice
54M people helped
4

4
After a bath my skin was very red and itchy.Today on my right inner forearm i noticed several red bumps scattered. Could it be related?

After a bath my skin was very red and itchy.Today on my right inner forearm i noticed several red bumps scattered. Could it be related?

Cool it!: You may have a form of dermatographia where mechanical stimuli cues your skin to get red, itchy or break out in rashes. Try taking more tepid baths rather than hot ones. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified
22 years in practice
65M people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
31 years in practice
143M people helped
5
Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
51 years in practice
21M people helped
6

6
I have itchy red bumps on both forearms they itch and have small white tips and scabs on them and are slowly spreading could this be scabies?

I have itchy red bumps on both forearms they itch and have small white tips and scabs on them and are slowly spreading could this be scabies?

Possible but: White tip is unusual for scabies unless the lesions got infected from scratching. Scabies usually affects the other parts of the body before getting to the forearms. See your doctor. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
51 years in practice
21M people helped
7

7
Just returned from a week in central america. Itchy forearms, buttocks, upper thighs, back. Small red bumps after scratching. Intermittent. Allergy?

Just returned from a week in central america. Itchy forearms, buttocks, upper thighs, back. Small red bumps after scratching. Intermittent. Allergy?

Many causes: One often think of tropical diseases and bug bites . However you should see your pediatrician to check this out. Sometimes it may just be from a viral infection. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Rashid Khan
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
1M people helped
8

8
When i take showers i get itchy red bumps on the tops of my hands, wrists, neck and underside of my forearms. I've switched products countless times. Nothing helps, could it be the hot water? Help!

Hot water eczema.: This type of eczema resembles an allergy. But the skin irritation, which i, is not an allergic reaction. The current thinking is that eczema is caused by a combination of factors that include: genetics abnormal function of the immune system exposure to water being too hot or too cold sweating and then becoming chilled taking baths or showers that are too hot or last too long. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Morris Westfried
Board Certified, Dermatology
40 years in practice
14M people helped
9

9
What are red bumps that are not itchy and can be associated with jacuzzis?

Infection: A poorly cleaned jacuzzi can be colonized by bacteria which can infect the hair follicles . This will resolve spontaneously in about one week. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Board Certified, Pediatric Critical Care
28 years in practice
594K people helped
10

10
I'm getting like red bumps appearing on my skin they are quite itchy and I don't know what they are.

Urticaria: bumps that are intensely itchy are usually an allergic reaction to something: you ate, inhaled or came in contact with. If you have itching or feel tightness in your throat or having trouble breathing, you need to go ER, otherwise, try some bendadryl (take it before bedtime and do NOT drive and operate machinery if you take this one) for tonight or claritin or zyrtec (all over the counter) ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified,
22 years in practice
65M people helped
Continue
72,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook