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Doctor insights on: Small Bumps On Arms And Legs That Itch

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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14 month old. Small bumps on torso and legs/arms. No fever, itching...Nothing. No changes in routine. Bumps are size of pen mark and sporatic. Pink.?

14 month old. Small bumps on torso and legs/arms. No fever, itching...Nothing. No changes in routine. Bumps are size of pen mark and sporatic. Pink.?

Molluscum?: This could be a number of thing including molluscum contagiosum , a viral infection which is only on the skin. If this is spreading see doctor for early treatment. These do eventually resolve after 1-2 years, but they are easily removable. ...Read more

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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,?

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,?

Dermatologist: For such a persistent,extensive and uncomfortable eruption it's time to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment.This may be a stubborn form of eczema that requires a skilled specialist. ...Read more

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I keep getting bumps/hives on my arms and legs. It itches and then after 25 min goes away then reappears. No changes in anything meds or lotions etc.

I keep getting bumps/hives on my arms and legs. It itches and then after 25 min goes away then reappears. No changes in anything meds or lotions etc.

Acute hives: This is called acute urticaria (chronic if over 6 wks duration) which may be caused by a viral infection, drug allergy, or other factors. Most can be controlled by taking an antihistamine . If not controlled with antihistamine or lasting more than 6 wks, consult an allergist.Stop any drug or supplement introduced within 2 weeks prior to onset if applicable. ...Read more

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Small bumps on arms and legs. Very itchy. No puss. Dry skin. What could it be? No other signs. Allergic reaction or more?

Small bumps on arms and legs. Very itchy. No puss. Dry skin. 


What could it be? No other signs. 
Allergic reaction or more?

Probably: an irritative folliculitis...inflammation of the tiny pouches i which your hairs are growing ..this is often caused BY SHAVING TOO CLOSE or TOO OFTEN! An antibacterial moisturizing soap may help! Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) for a suggestion! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Red bumps on arms and legs don't itch and is not acne. Any ideas?

Red bumps on arms and legs don't itch and is not acne. Any ideas?

Not certain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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My nephew has red raised bumps on arms legs buttocks and lower back. He is itching especially with sweating or showers, any ideas?

My nephew has red raised bumps on arms legs buttocks and lower back. He is itching especially with sweating or showers, any ideas?

See the doctor: Rashes are one of the most difficult to diagnose accurately without being see. It maybe eczema, contact dermatitis or something as benign as keratosis pilaris. If you want an answer, best thing to do is to see the doctor about it. In the mean time, ask him to keep skin moisturized, and not to have too warm a shower. ...Read more

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I've broken out with small red/white itchy balls throughout my body, its on my face, chest, arms and legs. Please help me out it hurts n itches so bad?

I've broken out with small red/white itchy balls throughout my body, its on my face, chest, arms and legs. Please help me out it hurts n itches so bad?

Balls?: This description is fairly bizarre. I wish i could give you a better shot at diagnosis but with your description i cannot. I'm sorry i can't solve your problem here. You need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Every time I get home, I notice these bump like itches keep appearing on my feet, legs & eventually to my arms. What could be the cause?

Every time I get home, I notice these bump like itches keep appearing on my feet, legs & eventually to my arms. What could be the cause?

Indoor allergen?: If this occurs only when you are in the house, I would suspect something in the home being an allergen to you. In a tropical climate, mold allergy would be top on the list. Check for mold infestations. My question is whether this also occurs when you are at a friend's house at about the same time since hives do tend to get worse in the evening vs the morning ? ...Read more

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I have red bumps/ pimple like on my arms, some on legs and feet. It itches. What's the cause of this?

I have red bumps/ pimple like on my arms, some on legs and feet. It itches. What's the cause of this?

Keratosis pilaris : rubra. Keratosis pilaris occurs when the human body produces excess amounts of the skin protein keratin, resulting in the formation of small, raised bumps in the skin often with surrounding redness. Harmless. See a dermatologist if concerned. ...Read more