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When exposed to heat, I get bumpy skin and white bumps on my skin. Is this serious?

When exposed to heat, I get bumpy skin and white bumps on my skin. Is this serious?

May be hives: Some people get a physical hive caused by heat. Cool the area for quick resolution. If necessary you can pretreat with non sedating antihistamine such as Claritin (loratadine) orzyrtec. ...Read more

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Tiny skin colored/white bumps on my arms, in clusters. Rarely itch just ugly to look at really close?

Tiny skin colored/white bumps on my arms, in clusters. Rarely itch just ugly to look at really close?

Keratosis pilaris: Sounds like keratosis pilaris, benign skin condition that does not require treatment . Usually genetic. Treatment is rarely successful and they tend to come back, although it may improve with age . You can try moisturizing lotions to soothe the skin and help it look better skin creams that contain urea, lactic acid, glycolic acid, salicylic acid, tretinoin, or vitamin d steroid creams to reduce. ...Read more

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My skin develops hard white bumps after sun exposure that are not sweat bubbles. Am i allergic to the sun? Also don't tan well

My skin develops hard white bumps after sun exposure that are not sweat bubbles. Am i allergic to the sun? Also don't tan well

Sun Reaction: Sometimes, when the skin is exposed to the sun, one gets a sun allergy (photosensitivity), which is a reaction of the immune system to the sunlight. Given below are the most common types of sun allergies: solar urticaria, photo allergic eruption, polymorphous light eruption, and actinic prurigo. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to have little white / skin colored bumps on my upper arms?

Is it dangerous to have little white / skin colored bumps on my upper arms?

Keratosis Pilaris: It causes goosebump-like lesions on back of the arms, thighs or buttocks. Patches are usually dry/itchy, particularly during the winter months. Keratosis pilaris is hereditary, can occur at any age, sometimes resolves on own. Treatments include topical corticosteroids, retinoids, moisturizers and other medicated creams (ammonium lactate). Cause: keratin build-up plugs hair follicles. ...Read more

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Tiny itchy white/skin coloured bumps on wrist, palm and elbow. Very very itchy. Not responded to anti fungal cream or anti histamines. lasted 6 months?

Tiny itchy white/skin coloured bumps on wrist, palm and elbow. Very very itchy. Not responded to anti fungal cream or anti histamines. lasted 6 months?

?: doesn't look like fungal or allergic, can very well be something else, you need to be examined, please see your doctor, who might refer you to a dermatologist, good luck ...Read more

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Currently using betaderm cream, I have itchy red skin with small white bumps around nose, mouth, & eyes. Occurs randomly, what is this issue called?

Currently using betaderm cream, I have itchy red skin with small white bumps around nose, mouth, & eyes. Occurs randomly, what  is this issue called?

Stop the cream.: First of all, betaderm (which contains betamethasone) is a strong steroid cream that should not be used on the face. Stop using it. Your pimply rash could be due to the cream itself. If it was there before you started applying betaderm, the most common causes are adult acne and rosacea, both easily treatable by a dermatologist, once he or she makes a precise diagnosis. ...Read more