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Red Itchy Arms
I have very itchy skin all over; have had this for years now. Ihave no allergies. I scratch and my skin becomes red. I have itchy arms, legs, feet, hands, scalp and breasts. Help!
Need evaluation: Diffuse itching of the body is called pruritis, and can be due to impairments of the liver and ducts draining the liver. A primary care doctor would be the best place to start, if you have yellowing of the skin, or of the whites of the eyes or pain under the right side of rib cage then see a gastroenterologist. If liver is fine, then see allergist or dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 of time. 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
Rash on Chest: Read this article first that describes common causes and treatments of rashes: http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/rash-age-12-and-older-topic-overview. Without further history, it is hard to pinpoint the cause. Some viral illnesses as well as common eczema and allergies can be the underlying cause. I would make an appointment with a dermatologist and get a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
I woke up yesterday with tiny red itchy dots on my arms and legs. I woke up today and found even more on my legs. Should I be scared?
Bedbugs: It sounds like something is biting you. It could be many different things, but the most likely culprit is bedbugs. Take the sheets off the bed and look in the seams of the mattress and pillows for little black bugs. They are the size of coursely ground pepper. If you find them, put them into a bag and have your primary doctor or dermatologist look at the bug. Bed bugs are easily recognized. ...Read more
Hive or bite? Itchy red lesions on arms, face or chest seem to have center, but only occur on or after weekend (at home), so maybe food allergy?
I have red itchy bumps on my arms and neck recently changed bed covers what are they from?
Also have a cluster of small bumps on knee theyre very red
Hard to say: but one would suspect something from the new bedspread might be the cause- although it may have nothing to do with it at all. If you have put away the new bedspread and continue to have the skin rash more than a week after, consider seeing a dermatologist. In the meanwhile, try topical hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
Rash: It is impossible to tell by your description I would suggest you see a physician to get a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
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?
Hi. I've had red itchy blotches on my arms and now my legs and top of feet. I thought bed bugs but my partner isnt getting them.
One person may : React to bedbug bites ; another may not. Bed bug bites may have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been getting red itchy spots on my arms and legs that look like mosquito bites. They come for like a day and go then pop up in other spots. I was thinking it is a side effect of my medicine but its been going on for about 2 months now. I thought it
See a doctor: Without being able to see and examine these it is impossible to say what they are. May be a reaction, allergic or otherwise, but you do not say what meds you are taking. Go and get this looked at. ...Read more
Allergies: Patients with allergies can develop scaly, red and itchy skin around the eyes and on the eyelids from allergies. This skin condition is called allergic dermatitis or allergic eczema. You can use a hypoallergenic cream/lotion: cetaphil or lubriderm and consider contacting your medical doctor about taking allergy pills-such as Claritin (loratadine) or allegra. ...Read more
PLR: Polymorphic light eruption (PMLE) is a skin rash that occurs with exposure to the sun. It is not the same as sunburn. PMLE is not harmful, but can be itchy.The rash normally heals completely within a week if you avoid further sun exposure. Meanwhile, a cream containing corticosteroid will help to settle the rash. ...Read more
I have red itchy spots on my arms, back, neck, stomach and chest. Some of them look like a mosquito bite.
Red itchy spots: Assuming recent onset a biting insect may well be responsible, more history information and a visual assessment would help in diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?
I have red itchy bumps on my arms, stomach, side, thighs, hands and fingers. My boyfriend nor kids have Anything. had this for about a month?
I get these red itchy bumps on my arms, legs, and fingers once a year and red bumps in my mouth occasionally-but they don't hurt or itch?
How long: In what months do they come on and for how long these bumps last? ...Read more