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Red Pimples On Upper Arms
What to do if I have little red bumps that look like little pimples on my upper arms how do I get rid of them.?
I have a pimple like rash (not red skin just bumps) under both upper arms, only itches when tshirt brushes up against it and doesn't hurt?
I have small red bumps that look like pimples on my upper arms that are itchy! No idea why? I waxed my arms about a week ago, very itchy bumps
Folliculitis: Inflammation of the hair follicle occurs for many reasons, but when associated with shaving usually is caused by a dull razor, sensitivity to the shaving/ hygeine product or friction by clothing. Trauma from hair extraction through waxing may also produce this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have red pimples on upper arm,hips & on side.Itching too.Is it eczema.In past 2 months 3 times have been given med for eczema by dr.What more can I do?
Eczema??: If you indeed have eczema it is almost always bilaterally symmetrical. If you have a patch on the right hand side you almost certainly will have an equivalent sized patch on the left hand side. Very commonly it shows up in the flexor creases of the elbows and behind the knees. Dry conditions exacerbate it so get a good moisturizer and smear it on when soaking wet, post shower. Most don't use them ...Read more
Got a pimple like bump on my elbow and red all around. Started feeling a bad pain on my upper arm. What should I do?
I got bad swimmers itch. Now I get recurring red pimple-like dots with white heads on my upper arm and genital. What is this. Is it transferable?
Could be : Infection so visit doc to have it looked at roses what should be done ...Read more
I have had a persistent itchy, burning rash of about 20 or so red pimples on my inner upper arm for over a month. Antihistamines not helping. Help?
I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.
I have small raised red bumps, that itch at times, peel, heal and turn dark on my chest and upper arms.
7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?
Skin rash: The differential is very large. Could be sun exposure. Could be contact dermatitis. I would follow up with your family physician or dermatologist and give a more detailed rendering. When did it happen? Was the child taking any medication at the time? Any travel history? Use of new detergents or change in clothes? Have a great day. ...Read more
Hi I keep getting these red spots on my upper arms, breasts & stomach, they're nt acne and are raised but smooth & non itchy. Had for 1yr?
I have pimple like bumps on the back of my upper arms and thighs. They are not itching. What could be?
I have small pimples on my arms from my wrist to the top of my upper arms. They leave scars after they heal, what could they be?
Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the hair follicles. It appears as a small localized area of pus surrounding the opening of a hair follicle. Older lesions that have lost the pus appear as red bumps surrounding the opening of the follicule. One to hundreds of follicles can be affected anywhere that hair or pores are present.. ...Read more
Rash: Although it's difficult to know, exactly without seeing it; this sounds like pilaris keratosis. This rash is usually located on the back of arms, and tops of thighs. Occasionally on the cheeks. It is a form of eczema. It's eczema of the hair follicles. You can try a loofa, and moisturizers. There are some other creams, that a dermatologist can prescribe, as well. It is harmless. ...Read more
After shaving under my arms, the skin goes dark, like I haven't shaved it and parts of it turn red. I get pimples there too. What can I do about it?
Dermatologist: Make sure you are shaving with a fresh razor. The skin could be getting irritated or infection in the hair follicles. Instead of shaving you could consider laser hair removal, waxing, or chemical depilatory instead...though you may have similar irritation. Also consider seeing a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment of dermatitis caused by shaving. ...Read more
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