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Red Bumps With Whiteheads On Arms
Furunculosis: Sometimes people develop bumps around hair shafts and these are infections called furunculosis usually treated with antibiotics or soaps. ...Read more
What are those common lil white or red bumps most ppl get on arms (can look like tiny pimple)? What causes them?
If they are on the back of your upper arm mostly and kind of firm they might be keratosis pilaris. It's a plugged hair follicle filled with keratin which is made by the skin. You can get rid of them by using a mild exfoliating "puff" when you shower followed by some retin a (tretinoin) type cream (prescription)
not sure if this is what you mean. ...Read more
My daughter has a pimple like bumps, 1st in her back then some in arms & legs. it is red bumps with dimple in the center and surrounded of peeled skin?
See a doctor: Rashes are very different and require a in person evaluation to accurately diagnose and treat. ...Read more
Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more
I have red bumps/ pimple like on my arms, some on legs and feet. It itches. What's the cause of this?
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?
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?
I Have small red bumps sporadically around my legs, hips, and arms but only around a total of 10-15 over all areas and three just appeared on the roof of my mouth. They're almost like what a pimple that just started to form looks like. Completely red, no
Papules: It really sounds as if you have two from us. I cannot envision what are the bumps on the roof of the mouth would relate to the bumps on your skin. But there are such conditions, they just need to be evaluated personally. The most important asset of a dermatologist is his/her eyes, so you need to have this rash evaluated. ...Read more
I have developed a rash & no clue what it is. Started with red bumps on left waistline, then right, then right arm, now left. It looks almost like severe acne, but isn't and itches. Any ideas?
See dermatologist: Best to see the dermatologist and get a good exam to figure out what this is. ...Read more
I am a 18 year old female. Have small very itchy red bumps on my pubic area. They are not whiteheads. What is this?
I have red bumps on vagina they are very painful there are no whitehead and no puss you touch it sting I have 3 or 4 ?
Red bumps in varying sizes under glute/upper-back thigh. No whitehead on them. Worse in summer, humid climates, & when sweating. How can I calm it?
Not enough info: It is not possible to diagnose what skin condition that you have with this much information. Diagnosis would depend on your medical history and the actual appearance of the "bumps" and their distribution. ...Read more
Keratosis pilaris: Keratosis pilaris (kp) is a very common skin disorder seen in many people of all ages. It is a benign condition that presents as numerous small, rough, red, or tan bumps primarily around hair follicles on the upper arms, legs, buttocks, and sometimes cheeks. Kp creates a "goose bumps, " "gooseflesh, " or "chicken skin" appearance on the skin. ...Read more
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
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
Bed bugs: Bed bug bites may cause no symptoms or signs in some people. When there is a reaction, it may not show until several days after the bed bug has bitten. It can cause pink, swollen, itchy lesions on the skin. What can be telltale is when there is a linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but that does not always occur. *here are some tell tale signs that your bites are being caused by >. ...Read more
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
I have a rash on my arms that is itching and consists of red bumps. Could it be an allergic reaction?
I have small red bumps on my back upper shoudlers arms and some on my chest there like goosebumps size please help?
See derm: See dermatologist because you may need a biopsy. ...Read more
My 5 year old daughter has red bumps with a white center, kind of looks like a pimple, all over her legs. What could these be?
I've had 5 flea bites turn into ringworms. Now I have a bunch of small red bumps popping up all over my arms. What could it be?
I have some red bumps on the side of my face around the sideburn area. They don't itch and it doesn't look like acne. Any ideas?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options . You might need a biopsy. ...Read more
I have red bumps on my face post acne. They are not painful and have been around for quite a while now. What are they? How do I get rid of them?
Hard to say: You need to see a dermatologist to know what these bumps are. They may be scars from your acneand sometimes injections with cortisone into the scars can help them. ...Read more
Hi, I have had these hard, red bumps on my forehead for about a week. At first I thought I thought they were acne but they haven't dried out yet!?Help
Shinny red bumps on face? I have two red bumps on my cheeks one is the size of a bean they move around I do have bad acne, there is no pus what is it?
Acne Nodules: Acne cysts are soft, pus-filled and inflamed lesions that occur deep in the dermis. They are also referred to as acne nodules, and are notoriously difficult to treat with common acne medications such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. Due to the fact that acne cysts occur deep inside the skin, they must be treated by a skincare professional in order to minimize scarring. ...Read more
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