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Small Circular Rash On Arm
My son has a small circular rash on his arm, size of a quarter, started yesterday, raised like hives today? We just put some anti fungal cream on it but he says it burns a little
This: This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination. It could be many things including eczema, hives, fungal infection, or other possibilities. Take a look at the picture of ringworm and hives on the link below to see if it might look similar. I would then see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. I hope that helps! ...Read more
Small red circular bumps rash on 1 arm x 1mo. Started at wrist, progressed to armpit. Doesn't itch. No meds. Antihistamine & hydrocortisone not helping?
Mystery rash: Off to the dermatologist you must go if you want a diagnosis. The internet is no place for guessing. ...Read more
I've been getting Wierd small circular red rashes blotched around my body (mainly chest, back, and under upper arms) they are not itchy.
May be fungal like ringworm. You can try over the counter anti-fungal medications. Or may be eczema due to dry skin or food /environmental allergies or granuloma annulare which needs steroids, sometimes you can first layer the antifungal and then on top the steroid cream or get a cream that contains both by prescription f/u /w/doc
see http://www. Cdc. Gov/fungal/diseases/ringworm/treatment. Html ...Read more
Small, circular spotted rash, was red in colour now turning brown over the last few days, slightly raised, not painful. On top of arm. What is it?
Ring shaped rash: Sounds like this could be ring worm- a fungal infection if the skin. It's quite common esp in hot environments, and if contact with kids. You might want to try Clotrimazole 1% or other topical anti fungal cream for 10 days. If that doesn't wipe it out, better show it to a doc for definitive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have this small rash type thing on my left arm. It's slightly red and forms a circular shape. It doesn't itch or hurt, I just want it to go away.
Rash: You have a skin problem. See a dermatologist who can help you make it "go away.". ...Read more
Rashes: It can be an allergic rash or a fungal rash, from its distribution, the treatment differs and needs to be examined for proper diagnosis, please see your doctor about it. ...Read more
Left arm keeps breaking out in eraser-sized rashes each one is made up of many small bumps. Once I even felt the rash pop up out of nowhere. Thoughts?
Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Dry, itchy white circular rashes on the arms and feet. Treated with lotromin and tinactin (tolnaftate) for a few weeks each and no improvment.
Been breaking out in small random rashes for last 3 months. On arms and legs. Lasts no longer than 10 minutes and goes away. Justrred and itchy?
Sounds like hives: Which can be triggered by allergies, & stress. Sometimes an antihistamine like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) claritin, allegra, or zyrtec can help, as well as avoiding any triggers. Sometimes it can be associated w celiac disease and/or wheat allergy. Nickel can be another trigger. If it worsens please see your doctor. ...Read more
Hi Dr. I just saw some rashes on body few, couple on left breast, and some on my back and one on my left arm is not itchy, smalll dots in bundles?
This could be a # of: Diagnoses, best to see board certified dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I have red rashes on my legs that look like bug bites, but they are not itchy or irritated. And there is a patch on my arm that is small and not red.
Rash: Difficult to answer without more information and pictures. Contact one of us or see your doctor ...Read more
I'm on vacation in Jamaica, and developed small rashes all over my ties, stomach and arms. They are a little itchy at times. I'm a 34 year old female.
I have itchy rashes, small pink and white bumps, only on my arms and legs. Not applying anything atm. What should I do and what cud it be?
I have small itchy bumps like rashes on my back, legs, stomache&now starting on my arms. They begin as a little redspot and then grow into a rash.
Lots of causes:
For your rash. Commonly, allergic rash present as itchy
bumps. Yeast, bacteria or ringworm can aslo occur. Shingles are usually localized and painful bumps. Less common are Lupus or drug reaction. Please consult dermatologist. Please email or call Healthtap (Call us at 650-376-6010) to schedule a video-consult with a skin specialist. ...Read more
I have these small red bumps all over my arm, and they are getting worse. Also, can this rash effect the heart? Do rashes affect pain in arm veins?
Impossible to say: How can you expect an answer when one cannot even visualize the rash? See a dermatologist. It is highly unlikely that the rash is associated with cardiac issues. ...Read more
One red circular rash on arm that flares up at least twice a year in same spot warm and itchy. When not inflamed, there's always a light brown spot.
See Your Doctor: Your rash suggests a condition called Cutaneous Mastocytosis; excess mastocyte cells accumulate usually in skin & release histamine; causing itching, hives, & more. Can occur as single or multiple lesions, involved skin is darker in color. Stroking or other mechanical trauma to skin can cause symptoms to flare-up. Occurs in children & ages 30-49 yrs. See doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
Rash: The rash needs to be seen and examined for a proper diagnosis. See your doctor about it. ...Read more
I have no idea:
Sorry to start with that answer but it is the hardest thing in tele medicine to diagnose a skin disorder unless there is a picture
it could be a dry skin
as you can see it could be any of the above
either see your PCP or your dermatalogist
or you can have face to face consult with one of our physician
use hydrocortison crem from OTC and see ...Read more
Good morning. I have a red rash on my inner arm that itch really bad. It about the size of a quarter that's elevated with small bumbs inside.
I've in my arm sort of like rash that never went again. The skin in a small area seems as if it were cold and the hairs stand up. What could it be?
It could: Be a number of things, but it needs to be seen and evaluated by a physician to give you an appropriate answer. ...Read more