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I've been getting really bad red, dry, itchy and sore spots on my arms and in my neck, I work at a salon and it keeps flaring up, please help!!

I've been getting really bad red, dry, itchy  and sore spots on my arms and in my neck, I work at a salon and it keeps flaring up, please help!!

See Derm: In your line of work you come in contact with a lot of people and chemicals. You may have a flea/ tick/ louse infestation that you picked up from a customer or a reaction to the products you are using. Might also be from something entirely different, llke scabies or a seasonal variation of eczema. Go to your Dermatologist, a quick skin analysis should yield an answer . ...Read more

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I have some red, very dry flaky spots all over my body. Mainly on arms, back, chest and tummy. They itch very little only when I get warm. They are no?

I have some red, very dry flaky spots all over my body. Mainly on arms, back, chest and tummy. They itch very little only when I get warm. They are no?

You may be!: describing classical Pustular Psoriasis! See a Dematologist as soon as practicable. If this is the diagnosis , there are many NEW and effective ways to treat this condition ...Read more

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Itchy arms, neck and sometimes eyelid for over a month. Dry quarter size spots on neck mostly and some on arms but are not red just dry and itchy.. Th?

Itchy arms, neck and sometimes eyelid for over a month. Dry quarter size spots on neck mostly and some on arms but are not red just dry and itchy.. Th?

See doc: There are many potential causes but I would consider a fungal infection (tinea) or a drug reaction being high on the list. Since you have not given us enough details, it is really impossible to venture a reasonable guess. ...Read more

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I have dry/flaky red spots on my chest and arms. How can I get rid of them? Is it from something i'm eating? Or the lack of eating something?

I have dry/flaky red spots on my chest and arms. How can I get rid of them? Is it from something i'm eating? Or the lack of eating something?

Get it checked: It's difficult to say what your problem could be without visualization of the rash. It's best to follow up with a provider so they can evaluate your condition and determine it's seriousness or lack there of. ...Read more

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Hi,A few weeks ago I noticed 2 red round dry spots on my abdomen slightly raised, over the last week they've spread to my back, arms and legs.

Hi,A few weeks ago I noticed 2 red round dry spots on my abdomen slightly raised, over the last week they've spread to my back, arms and legs.

?bug bites: Lasting more than a few weeks suggests they are not viral. More likely causes (based on duration) would suggest eczema or insect bites (fleas or bedbugs). Would need to know more history and appearance to be more specific, ...Read more

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Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters  started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician.If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment.In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have these spots on my wrist and arm that are dry that wont go away its been a month. Lotion and hot water burn them. theyre red?

I have these spots on my wrist and arm that are dry that wont go away its been a month. Lotion and hot water burn them. theyre red?

Can't diagnose: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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2 small red spots, 1 on fore arm and other the bicep, not itchy, painless, clears when the skin is pulled/stretched, not pimple like, dry, flat, sligh?

2 small red spots, 1 on fore arm and other the bicep, not itchy, painless, clears when the skin is pulled/stretched, not pimple like, dry, flat, sligh?

Exam needed: To be sure these would have to be inspected by a physician, but since they blanch on stretching the skin, it would rule out a hemangioma or petechia. If these persist or increase in size, have them examined by your physician or dermatologist for diagnosis even though they sound benign. ...Read more