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Small Itchy Bumps On Left Arm
Many answers: You need to check with your doctor and dermatologist who would likely want to know how long these bumps have been present, medications being taken, and other associated symptoms, a skin biopsy may also be needed. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are very difficult to describe in words, so an exam by a primary care doctor and/or a dermatologist is helpful, when the rash is present. Sometimes rashes occur from bug bites, fungus/yeast, reactions with chemicals, irritants, plants, allergens, etc... Itching makes it more likely an allergic rash or bug bites. If one cannot go to the doctor, a video consult on HealthTap PRIME may help. ...Read more
Sun or allergy?: Some people get reactions like this whenever they are in the sun too long. Try to avoid direct sun, wear loose shirts with sleeves. For itching, try Cortizone 10 or similar cream. Also can take oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for the itch. Also, could it be your sunscreen? Some people have allergic reactions to sunscreens. Try switching brands. Good luck! ...Read more
A few itchy bumps on arm. One on back. My mom has bumps too. More than mine and she asked me to feel them and I did. A few days later I had small itch?
There is an itchy rash on the inside of my elbow. It's small bumps and seem to be traveling both ways down and up my arm. What could it be.
Itchy rash: Atopic dermatitiisis or contact dermatitiis.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a few clusters of 2-3 small red itchy bumps on my forearms. The ones near my arm fold spread to my upper arm when they get blistery. Help?
I have a non itchy rash on my left arm and chest that spread to my neck and back over night. What could it be?
Many causes: If it lasts for less than a couple of weeks, then I won't pay much attention to it. But if it gets painful, it may be from shingles and you need to see your doctor ASAP to get started on an anti-viral drug to reduce potential complications. Suspect shingles if the rash does not extend beyond the mid-line of the body. ...Read more
Keratosis Pilaris: It sounds like you have a condition called keratosis pilaris. This causes tiny, rough prickly bumps to form on the backs of the arms, the thighs, the buttocks and occasionally on the face. A mild exfoliating skin cream with 12% ammonium lactate used once to twice a day will smooth these areas out nicely. If you have itch, a mild cortisone cream from your doctor can help. ...Read more
I have an itchy rash that comes and goes on my lower left arm. I have ruled out\nfood, cosmetic, or chemical alergy. Any idea?
I have small itchy bumps - mainly on my arms and torso. Some are far apart others more in a group, could it be an allergy or bites?
Dermatitis: Could be allergy, less likely to be bites, although possible. Go see a dermatologist ...Read more
Small clusters of itchy red bumps on my arms for 2 weeks. There is also a strip of small itchy bumps that from a line. It looks like a 2 inch scratch.
I have small white itchy bumps on my arms shoulders and neck what could it be? They've been there about 3 days and aren't getting any better. I used to cut, and they seem to be worse around the scars on my arm
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Most itchy bumps are red in color. Are they spreading? Are there red streaks or any swelling? Do the bumps look like they have fluid inside or not? Clarify for us and the answers will come. ...Read more
Cleaned with bleach, now have small clear very itchy bumps, started between fingers, spread to arms, dexclorfeniramina not working. What can I do?
Contact dermatitis: Sounds like a contact dermatitis reaction to bleach which is a strong irritant. A topical steroid cream will help along with an antihistamine for itching. If it continues or gets worse see a doctor for stronger medicine. Wear gloves when cleaning with bleach and dilute it with water. ...Read more
Returned from trip to 7-day trip to rural honduras. Now some small, round, itchy bumps appearing scattered on arms, top of legs, calves. What is this?
Bug bites.: What you are describing could be bug bites of some type due to the nonspecific location. Because of the tropical climate, it could be any number of arthropods. You may want to see a physician for treatment since the number is so high extending over a fairly large body surface area. Additionally, watch for any signs of infection--fevers, night sweats or redness and enlargement of the actual bumps. ...Read more
I woke up with red small itchy bumps on my lower stomach yesterday and today I have a few on the top abdomen, and even one on my arm. What could it be?
Itchy bumps: Can be from different causes, you need to have them checked by a doctor to identify them ANS treat them properly. ...Read more
Itchy bumps or some times just really itchy. Managed to pick what looked like what I thought was small flakes of dry skin but looked closer and looked more like skin tags just super tiny. Found some on side of rib cage close to the arm pit, inner thy, an
Dry skin?: From your description, the problem appears to be what is called keratosis pilaris. Skin tags have a stem. I would suggest that you try applying a moisturizer on your body within 3 mins after bathing and perhaps another application with or without bathing 12 hrs later and see if you can see improvement after about a week. If not, consult a dermatologist. Avoid scented or anti-bacterial soap. ...Read more
My daughter has small, raised. White itchy bumps that started on her arms and have spread to her legs. What is this?
Rash: It's nearly impossible to diagnose a rash without actually seeing it. I recommend taking her to see her pediatrician for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more
I have these small red random itchy bumps that look like bites on my stomach, shoulders, backs and arms what can they be?
Many: If these have been present for more than a few weeks or are getting worse, consult a dermatologist. Skin rash usually requires a direct examination for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Small non itchy bumps on chest, arms, back, etc. Gave oral to a man the day before, also started birth control same day. Going on a week. Any clue?
I have red itchy bumps on my arms and neck recently changed bed covers what are they from? Also have a cluster of small bumps on knee they're very red
Hard to say: But one would suspect something from the new bedspread might be the cause- although it may have nothing to do with it at all. If you have put away the new bedspread and continue to have the skin rash more than a week after, consider seeing a dermatologist. In the meanwhile, try topical hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
Hello, I have itchy bumps-bra area, panty line area, base of neck, arms, back that look like mosquito bites that are raised, white & red, wide & small?
Hives: Raised itchy bumps could be hives, which are due to a whole host of causes. Anthistamine medication could reduce the bumps and itch if truly hives. However, a photo of your rash is very important. Either consult a physician on this site with a photo or in person, or see a doctor in person to diagnose if the rash does not improve. ...Read more
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 this rash of small red itchy bumps spread out. For 5 days. On upper back, arms, inner thigh, sides. 39wks preg. What should I do? What is it
Small red bump on top of vein on arm and leg? The diameter of a vein. Also some huge white itchy bumps from mosquito bites. I'm on vacation in zagreb.
There are little red itchy bumps on my arms and left leg that look like insect bites but appear out of no where and burn under warm water. Any ideas?
Itchy rash on my right collarbone, burns strongly if scratched. Other side of neck very sore and stiff, extending into back of skull and down shoulderblade, becoming difficult to use left arm.
My son has developed raised itchy bumps on his arms and legs over the last 2 days they resemble bug bites however they completely cover his extremities he does not have any on his neck face back or chest the bumps are small reddish in color and have a tin
Contact rash: With the limited information: he is itchy and the rash is not infected or sore. He sounds otherwise normal. His rash may be a contact allergic rash. A trial of antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec may be indicated with cool compresses/soaks and topical anti-itch creams/lotions like calamine/caladryl/1% hydrocortisone. If he appear more "ill" and uncomfortable, see your pediatrician. ...Read more