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Red Skin Bumps On Arms
This : This is one of those situations where "a picture is worth a thousand words"--really needs to be seen by a medical professional. Eczema is common in children and can occur on trunk and extremities. Topical moisture with heavier, cream-type moisturizers is best for eczema. If it does not resolve, it may require topical prescription medication. But a quick "eyeball" visit will clarify the issue. ...Read more
Folliculitis: Folliculitis is often seen in otherwise healthy people, it's easily curable in most cases and frequently clears on its own without treatment, though it may require ongoing maintenance therapy. Antibacterial washes such as benzoyl peroxide are often used to treat folliculitis, and resistant cases may need antibiotic pills to clear the skin. ...Read more
Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vessels). If they are recent, they could be anything from things similar to pimples, bug bites, fungal infections (ringworm or tinea versicolor), to different types of moles or growths. Have it evaluated at your next doctor visit. Sooner, if changing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: There's a long differential here, from seborrheic dermatitis to allergic or irritant dermatitis to a yeast or fungus infection - hives - something called erythema multiforme - the list goes on and on. A lot depends on how long it's been present, whether it itches, its precise appearance, etc. You really need to have a dermatologist look at it in person. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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 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: Rashes are difficult to diagnose without being seen. Is it flat, pebbly, blistery? How long present? How large an area involved? Any contact with poison ivy personally or a pet? Any exposure to ticks? Any exposure to measles/chickenpox/etc? See pcp for evaluation & treatment of rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
All of a sudden my whole body has been itchy especially arms&once I itch it,get skin bumps&like red dots in my skin which is blood what could I have??
Periodic months-long rash on arms and legs, worse with water and exercise, red small bumps, itches and skin peels easily leaving burning red skin,?
1 yr old has red bumps on arms, legs, back-seems to be spreading and has leathery feel. Dr said was dry skin but is spreading a lot. Could be eczema?
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. You can use the new otc cerave sal twice a day to exfoliate these skin lesions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I have itchy under the skin bumps they are not visible but they are painful to touch sometimes and very itchy. i have them on my right arm & foot?
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Redness and some white bumps between perineum (female) and anus, no itch or burn. Constipated, hurts to poop. Red skin around anus, anus looks bruised?
More info; get check: Any anorectal coitus? Possible irritation or even early herpes infection. Any constipation or hemorrhoid history? That could be a factor. Any recent yeast discharge with vsginal symptoms as well. An in-person exam sounds warranted, especially STD is a possibility. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I have really blotchy red skin, then little spots on the inside of my arms, and they really hurt when I even blow them, and it's really warm here.
Likely dermatitis: You probably have dermatitis. This is inflammation of the skin with itching or soreness, of various causes. The causes range from allergic to autoimmune. If the symptoms persists and cause significant pain or discomfort, you need to see your PCP for Dermatology referral. ...Read more
My arms and legs are a bright red but not itchy rash. I am also experiencing chills with the red skin.
Urgent: Please seek urgent medical advice as this might be a serious infection that needs to be treated at once. ...Read more
My Son has a pale red skin rash on his back arms and legs. Parts of it are round ( back arms lower legs ) but it is all over his buttocks help?
I have dry skin on arms inside elbow was very red skin & sore Now red in underarms & today under breasts Doc gave me Steroid Cream & Aquaphor. Can I use Aquaphor 4 breasts if heat rash? Dont know if it is dry skin like arms or red from heat? I am 80
Cellulitis: Above mentioned symptoms look like infection of the tissues left side of face and arm. See your doc asap possibly for antibiotics after a thorough exam. ...Read more
Red bump on forehead with red skin sorrounding the bump tried to pop it and a little blood and clear liquid came out?
Should not touch: You should not be picking and squeezing the skin. Let it be. See doctor for proper treatment ...Read more
Red skin blotch: Not enough information to guess a diagnosis. Does it come and go in minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, or years. Is it a single spot? Does it have scale? Or any symptoms like itching or burning? When it leaves can you tell that anything was there? Does it start small and grow or does it appear fully formed right away? These are some of the factors your dermatologist will take into considera. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely Irritation: Red skin (erythema) and bumps sounds like irritation. It could be from shaving, anti-perspirant, or chaffing. Hold off from applying anything irritating to the area for a week. If it doesn't improve, see a doctor. Fyi, other less common causes for something like this are inverse psoriasis, hailey-hailey disease, axillary granular parakeratosis and fox-fordyce disease. ...Read more
I have a small circular patch of dry red skin on my arm. I thought it was ringworm but my medication from the past doesn't work. Help?
I have red skin and bumps around the outer corner of my eyes. I suspect this irritation is from my tears. What are the causes and remedies for this?
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