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My dad has cough on and off for 3 weeks now. He's nit asthmatic byt gr also has this itch& redness on his forearms. What kund of dictor shoul we see?

My dad has cough on and off for 3 weeks now. He's nit asthmatic byt gr also has this itch& redness on his forearms. What kund of dictor shoul we see?

Family MD or Allergy: The cough may be a sign of his asthma or there could be an infection. It is always difficult to diagnose rashes without seeing them, but this could be eczema. ...Read more

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I am having lots of pain, swelling, bruising, redness on my forearm. this is the third time in 2 years. when I bend my arm it feels it pulls my muscle?

I am having lots of pain, swelling, bruising, redness on my forearm. this is the third time in 2 years. when I bend my arm it feels it pulls my muscle?

See Doctor: This problem could be a recurring infection or inflammation of a tendon or muscle. A primary care doctor would be the best first place to start to evaluate the symptoms and give you a good idea what to do next. ...Read more

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I had a lymp as big as small marble come up on my forearm, very tender to touch, no redness, went down in about two hours. you can still feel a small ?

I had a lymp as big as small marble come up on my forearm, very tender to touch, no redness, went down in about two hours. you can still feel a small ?

? contusion: Most often a transient lump is the result of trauma/an injury or contusion, even if you can't recall something like that happening. The injured tissues swell, or there is a broken blood or lymph vessel that causes a lump. It is quite reassuring that it essentially disappeared so quickly. It is not surprising that a small focus can still be felt. You can watch this. ...Read more

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Tiny 1-2mm very painful blister on inside of forearm near wrist. Feels like a burn. 1 cm of Redness around it. What could this be?

Tiny 1-2mm very painful blister on inside of forearm near wrist. Feels like a burn. 1 cm of Redness around it. What could this be?

Could be: related to a herpes virus. I would encourage you to see your doctor for a more formal diagnosis. If it's the case, there are treatments available but they work better the sooner they are started. ...Read more

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I have chronic pain in both my forearm, wrist, and hands for the last year after playing piano. No amount of rest has helped. No redness or swelling.

I have chronic pain in both my forearm, wrist, and hands for the last year after playing piano. No amount of rest has helped. No redness or swelling.

See a rheumatologist: See a rheumatologist and have the problem evaluated. It is likely to be tendinitis but an evaluation should be able to determine the exact cause and provide treatment options. ...Read more

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