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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

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

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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

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Dry affected areas daily
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Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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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

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Know it's also called tinea cruris, intertrigo, and groin ringworm
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Know that jock itch is caused by a fungus
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Know risk factors: heat, humidity, tight clothing, sweat, obesity, diabetes
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Most important Rx: Keep your skin as clean and as dry as possible
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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

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Bath or shower daily with antibacterial soap
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Wear clean, loose-fitting underwear
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Use anti-fungal medications for jock itch
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Dry off after bathing with a clean towel
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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

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