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Red Bumps On Hands And Arms
Need much more info: Rashes are sooooo hard to diagnose without looking at them, but further info to even try and narrow it down includes history or any new exposures, foods, soaps, detergents. Does rash itch, burn, hurt. Are there open sores, drainage. Size of bumps, do they come and go. Anywhere else at all on body, just not as many? The questions go on, but these are some of the essentials to help try and diagnose. ...Read more
Little red bumps appear all over hands, wrists, and arms after taking a shower. They're not itchy, and they usually go away after about an hour.
Have it looked at.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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
I have red bumps that are warm, itchy, and pain full in my arms,and hands. Otis also causing swelling. What is it?
Sounds like allergic: Sounds like an allergic reaction if it involves both arms and both hands in an equal distribution. I don't understand the word "Otis" Did you mean to say, "It is?" or did you mean to say something like OTITIS...if you have ear problems as well? If this came on acutely and is getting worse you may wish to get to an ER for immediate relief. If you wish to show it to me online let me know. ...Read more
I found 2 red bumps on my hand last night, now 24 hours later i've got 18 on my arms and 10 on my legs and they're itching like crazy! what is this?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Constant itchiness from red bumps for over a month, on hands/arms/thighs/legs (is not getting better, itches everyday), what could it be?
This : This is one of those situations where "a picture is worth a thousand words"--really needs to be seen by a medical professional. Eczema is common in children and can occur on trunk and extremities. Topical moisture with heavier, cream-type moisturizers is best for eczema. If it does not resolve, it may require topical prescription medication. But a quick "eyeball" visit will clarify the issue. ...Read more
Red bumps on hand and face spreading to back and arms. Er said allergic reaction. Cream not helping at all. Itch bad only hand. Help. Contagious?
Derm problems: Dermatological problems are very difficult to diagnosis without actually seeing the problem. If the er is correct in the diagnosis, allergic conditions are not contagious. Most creams used to treat allergic reactions are steroid creams. If one cream does not work, stronger creams are usually available. See your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and to discuss the possibility of a stronger cream. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer