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Red Hard Bump On Arm
For the last year or so, I have had a hard red bump on my arm that won't go away. I was very badly sun-burned over the summer--is it related?
Small raised hard bump on arm. Grew fast in sept. Still, red-angry. Dr says its nothing. Just found kerateocanthoma on web. Do I need 2nd opinion?
Yes: If it has lasted that long, see another dermatologist to gert a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
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.
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.
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Just noticed a raised bump on my forearm, hard 2 the touch, doesn't itch, bump itself is smaller than a dime but the redness is the size of a quarter?
This would require: In person evaluation for an accurate assessment. ...Read more
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
My son random developed small, red hard bumps on his skin. Most are on his back with a few on his feet and arms. He does not have other symptoms.
Red raised bump, is more of a one-inch line one my arm. It did have a small hard head to it but went away. Main bump still there, itches and stings?
I have a bump on my arm after getting a tattoo it's been about 6 months it's red and little firm when touched my artist is telling me it's from goin over on a stretch mark and when I come back for a touch up to go over it that it will go back to being fla
I have recently developed hard red bumps with a pus- filled head on my leg, belly, and arms. I was just taken off metformin because I was allergic to it. My skin rash cleared up with the help of steroids but it is now coming back and I am getting these so
Now & then on backs of arms I get lots of tiny bumps almost like a rash with no redness or itching they hang around for few days comes & goes causes?
Possibilities: Could be keratosis pilaris. Are they firm bumps? If so it can be caused by keratin clogging hair follicles. Gently using a "buff-puff" or other time of mildly exfoliating cloth while in the bath or shower can help unplug the follicles; then pat your self dry and allow airing dry prior to using a mild retinoid; like retin a (tretinoin) which is a prescription or an over the counter retinol product. ...Read more
Hello I have no rash no bumps or redness but it is very itchy between my books and under my arms what could cause this?
Bump under left armpit, red/brown/bruised sometimes painful, and hard, the center of it peels sometimes but hurts to pull the skin off. Cancerous?
I have a small cluster of bumps on the underside of my arm. They look like tiny blisters. It started with that area being sore with no redness or bumps. That was 2 days ago. Now I woke up with this cluster that has redness surrounding it and a mild case o
Underarm Bumps: Bumps with blisters, that are worsening (i.e. getting red, or spreading) sound like something that should be looked at in person by your primary care doctor. Likely there is something that can be prescribed to help resolve this fairly quickly! ...Read more
Warm redness on upper left arm. Comes and goes, mainly at night. No bumps, just shoulder pain. Have mono right now, but it's only this one spot?
I've had "vulvar dermatitis" x's 2 yr now effectively tx w/ clobetasol. Now having same itch on both arm pits & anus- no rash bumps or redness. Ideas?
Hard to tell: It may be some idiopathic (unknown cause) pruritis (itchiness), however, I would get checked for diabetes and also I would get a complete blood count checked. I've seen a few cases of blood related problems that were manifested by pruritis (itching) well before other symptoms appeared. ...Read more
Occasional bumps (looks like hives?) on both arms cover entirely and randomly no redness no itching besides allergies what can cause this?
Keratosis pilaris : About half the people on the planet have small bumps on the backs of their arms, fronts of their thighs, cheeks or buttocks that are not red and do not itch, and the condition is called KP or keratosis pilaris. It usually causes no symptoms and does not need treatment. See a doctor to be sure. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=91543&page=0 ...Read more
I jus got back frm trip 2 hilly area now m experiencing rashes on arms face feet. It includes bumps lyk mosquito bites litle redness itch.what is it??
Rash: It sounds like you may have been exposed to a toxin such as poison ivy or oak. Try not to sratch the area. Take an antihistamine to see if it will help. Use Aveeno (oatmeal) in your bath water and try a mild hydrocortisone cream. If this doesn't help see your doctor for an assessment and consideration for steroids taken by mouth. All the best and I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
8mnth old, sudden bumps like tiny mosquito bites, red around area, clear bumps. Arms, legs, back. Redness gone, bumps still there. No itch/distress.?
See a dermatologist: Without being able to see and examine these there is no way to diagnose. Get these seen by an expert. ...Read more
I have english ivy poisoning and my wrists are swelled and I had bumps and redness all up my arms and on my legs and chest when should I see a doctor?
When you want: The symptoms will eventually go away on their own, but if you want it over more quickly, see your doctor now. He/she can give you some medication to help. Best of luck. ...Read more
I am having rash on arm, chest and shoulders, skin redness or irritation and skin rash (episodic itchiness, uniform tiny bumps, skin colored mostly). A nurse said it was allergic reaction & gave me centraben cream. Can allergy last more than a week?
If you are exposed to the item to which you are allergic, the symptoms will persist, even for years. It would be prudent to consult your doctor.
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Rash on Arms: Dermatitis herpetiformis is an extremely itchy rash made of bumps and blisters. The rash is chronic, which means it continues over a long period. This rash occurs on the arms and elbows. Other causes include eczema, allergies, contact dermatitis, psoriasis and others. See your dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are very difficult to describe in words, so an exam by a primary care doctor and/or a dermatologist is helpful, when the rash is present. Sometimes rashes occur from bug bites, fungus/yeast, reactions with chemicals, irritants, plants, allergens, etc... If one cannot go to the doctor, then taking a series of photos to show the doctor later is helpful. ...Read more
RASH- Many causes!: Can be allergic rash, usually there is itching with it. Urticaria, a MAP like, raised, changing size and shape, is another kind of allergic rash. Other causes: viral infection, insect bite, contact dermatitis, keratosis pillaris, bacterial infection, etc. If not bothering, just wait, can use some moisturizing lotion. If any worsening, take the baby to the pediatrician. ...Read more
I have a red itchy bump on my inner arm where it bends it bleeds if i barely touch it what is this?
Small pearly pink bump on arm, been there for 2 months, no pain. Noticed after bad sunburn. Today saw dime size painful bump next to it (red)?
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
Keratosis pilaris?: If you are talking about numerous asymptomatic, firm red bumps on the outsides of your arms, then it sounds like you are describing keratosis pillars. Keratosis pilaris is a common condition that is associated with dry skin and retention of dead skin cells around the follicles. It is not dangerous and should be managed with moisturization and gentle care. Avoid excessive scrubbing or picking. ...Read more