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Dr. Tanya Russo
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I have small red bumps that look like pimples on my upper arms that are itchy! No idea why? I waxed my arms about a week ago, very itchy bumps

Dr. Tanya Russo
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I have small red bumps that look like pimples on my upper arms that are itchy! No idea why? I waxed my arms about a week ago, very itchy bumps

Folliculitis: Inflammation of the hair follicle occurs for many reasons, but when associated with shaving usually is caused by a dull razor, sensitivity to the shaving/ hygeine product or friction by clothing. Trauma from hair extraction through waxing may also produce this. ...Read more

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Dr. Powlin Manuel
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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?

Dr. Powlin Manuel
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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?

Poison ivy?: Cluster of skin lesions could be from poison ivy to herpes simplex, and many different conditions. Poison ivy type of contact allergy should have some history of exposure. If it stays on one area for a long time without spreading, herpes simplex maybe considered. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What causes an itchy rash that is a red patch with little bumps in it and is located on the inside of my upper arm near my arm pit.?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What causes an itchy rash that is a red patch with little bumps in it and is located on the inside of my upper arm near my arm pit.?

Not sure - eczema?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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I have an very itchy rash for the past 4 weeks little pin pric red bumps on my upper back, chest, stomach and upper arm areas i'm a 30 year old female?

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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I have an very itchy rash for the past 4 weeks little pin pric red bumps on my upper back, chest, stomach and upper arm areas i'm a 30 year old female?

Rash: The rash needs to be examined to be diagnosed and treated properly, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Joram Seggev
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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

Dr. Joram Seggev
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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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

Take a medication: The rash that you describe can be due to many causes. At this point you can take an otc class b antihistamine such as Cetirizine 10mg and apply an anti-itch cream such as sarna with pramoxime (not benadryl). If no better or worsening, see you physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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I have these small red random itchy bumps that look like bites on my stomach, shoulders, backs and arms what can they be?

Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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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

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Dr. John Chiu
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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 theyre very red

Dr. John Chiu
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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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 theyre 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

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
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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?

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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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

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
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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.

Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Wish could: See a picture but can't. Could it be a bug bite too? If it's new maybe that's it.. If not better get it seen when back deem vacation. If you can get some1% hydrocortisone creame try it but doubt you will find it there. Enjoy your vacation ...Read more

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