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4 red bumps on my arm that form a diamond shape, what is this?

4 red bumps on my arm that form a diamond shape, what is this?

Insect bite: Often, insects will cause a clustering of red bumps in the same close vicinity when they bite. The cluster could look like a diamond. The classic example of clustered insect bites is bedbugs. I am not sure what is causing your bumps, but you could be having insect bites. To be certain, you should see your pcp or a dermatologist. ...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 itchy red bumps on my arm after being in the sun. What could it be?

I have itchy red bumps on my arm after being in the sun. What could it be?

Solar urtucaria: Very much possible to be "solar urticaria" a kind of skin reaction to physical agents as heat, cold, uv sun rays. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on my arm they are itchy and filled with puss and spreading what is it?

I have red bumps on my arm they are itchy and filled with puss and spreading what is it?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis starts when hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, blockage of the follicle, or shaving. In most cases of folliculitis, the damaged follicles are then infected with the bacteria staphylococcus (staph).Treatment may include antibiotics applied to the skin (mupirocin) or taken by mouth (dicloxacillin), or antifungal, if a fungus, medications to control the infection. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on my arm. They itch and have spread to my hand.

I have red bumps on my arm. They itch and have spread to my hand.

See doctor: for evaluation and diagnosis in order to treat it. Could be dermatitis, shingles ,,,,,,,,,,, ...Read more

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Can a fly bite you? I have red bumps on my arm that sting, itch, and burn. Definitely not a mosquito bit,the only thing in the house has been flies.?

Can a fly bite you? I have red bumps on my arm that sting, itch, and burn. Definitely not a mosquito bit,the only thing in the house has been flies.?

Many flies bite: It these flies are green bottle flies or horse flies they will bite. It is often a bite that reacts strongly and is very itchy. Try all the usual methods to loose them. There are no clean flies! ...Read more

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I have been all itchy for about 3 weeks. I have eczama but my meds don't help. I now have red bumps on my arm and hands I have tried a lot from anti itch meds to my eczama meds and nothing helps

I have been all itchy for about 3 weeks. I have eczama but my meds don't help. I now have red bumps on my arm and hands I have tried a lot from anti itch meds to my eczama meds and nothing helps

You : You may benefit from topical corticosteroids alone or in combination with non-steroidal topical anti-inflammatory medications, such as pimecrolimus or tacrolimus. Using an effective moisturizer several times a day will be helpful too. ...Read more

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Fatigue, frequent headaches, unexplained bruises, no appetite, red bumps on my arm. Last CBC was normal. This isn't normal, what can be causing this?

Fatigue, frequent headaches, unexplained bruises, no appetite, red bumps on my arm. Last CBC was normal. This isn't normal, what can be causing this?

Need for evaluation: You are right in that what you described is not normal. However, it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking more history, physical examination and perhaps additional tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an in-person evaluation. ...Read more

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I got a big red bump under my arm and it hurts. I squeezed it and blood& fluid came out not it is just red and hard. What should I do?

I got a big red bump under my arm and it hurts. I squeezed it and blood& fluid came out not it is just red and hard. What should I do?

Abscess : Hi, an abscess is the body's way of "walling off" an infection it cannot fight on its own. It will be a growing, warm, red, tender mass, and could form anywhere on the body. Tx often consists of incision and draining of pus, heat, rest, and possible antibiotics. Recurrent axillary abscess' are called hidradenitis supprativa, responds to sugery, laser, and restriction of close shaving practices. ...Read more

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I have a red bump under my arm its red and hard. Hurts to touch or when my shirt or when i move my arm. I was síndrome what it could be.

I have a red bump under my arm its red and hard. Hurts to touch or when my shirt or when i move my arm. I was síndrome what it could be.

You : Mean armpit? If this is a case you have hidrosadenitis which is an inflammation of sweat glands. Go please and see a doctor as you may need antibiotics or even open it up to drain if on can detect pus. Do not neglect this. Do not use antiperspirants just deodorants as the first could create what you have. Some medical voices claimed that antiperspirants my play a role in causing breast cancer. ...Read more

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