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Sores On Arms That Won T Heal
I feel constantly tired & have sores on my head, back, arms that won't heal. Still have 2 huge sores on my arm from mosquito bites that I got in june.
Simply Complex: There are many factors that allow our bodies to heal and most people should heal any open wounds quickly. When a wound fails to heal, there can be many causes ranging from using medications that prevent healing to other factors such as poor nutrition, circulation, ongoing stress, pressure on the site, etc. A woundcare specialist is trained to look at the many factors and get you healed. ...Read more
Get seen: By somebody competent. I'm not going to sugar-coat it. You have one of the vasculitis syndromes until proven otherwise. Even if not, chances are that you are seriously sick. Don't settle until you get a definitive diagnosis. Three of several possibilities are wegener's, churg-strauss and rheumatoid arthritis. Trusting also you do not have endocarditis or tb. ...Read more
I have had these small sores all over my body. My head, thighs, arms, back, vaginal area that have been there for months and won't heal?
See a doctor please: You have to see a doctor in person for this. This could be serious. ...Read more
I have some sores on my back and on my arms but won't heal, although a scab forms. The scab is yellowish and reappears really quick if it comes.?
Arm sores: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy, My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. There are many conditions which make chores only arms and these definitely need to be looked at. ...Read more
Small open sores (0, 5 mm) on upper body, arms, tighs, lower legs. Heals but leaves withe marks. Ezcema?
Probably not: Eczema does not usually cause open sores. You should definitely see your doctor about this. You might have an infection or other issue. Good luck. ...Read more
I get small bumps that when popped turn to sores. Located on hands, feet, arms, legs. Come and go, take a few weeks to heal. Eczema? Any ideas?
Seem to be getting little blisters on my legs amd arm out of the blue. Turns into little sores and takes a long time to heal?
I've had too little scabs on my arm that won't heal up I shave my arms they've been there for a couple of months?
Scabs: A "scab" would typically be considered an healing coagulated blood material with epithelialization occurring under the material. When it "falls off" the skin has healed under the scab. With chronic wounds (over weeks old) do not heal, then the material is a necrotic (dead) material. In wound care some form of removal (debridement) would be required prior to resolution. Antibiotics also used. ...Read more
Needle points and: Skin infections related to needle points...Get a more detailed answer ›
That: Is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
Sores under my arms. Like my sweat is acid to my skin. No matter what I do it smells like rotten flesh. Been to many Dr. S but never helps?
Too hard to tell: Unfortunately it is too complex to be able to answer. The healing takes place faster in bones of younger people, especially kids. The reason it becomes hard to give you an answer is because there are many factors including what surgery he had and the reasons he had it. I would suggest talking to the surgeon or asking for a second opinion if you feel the need for another opinion. ...Read more
Not a nurse but....: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Small bite like sores appearing all over arms but not bites. Don't think allergy either. No itching.?
Vasculitis?: These may be vasculitic lesions associated with the SLE. See your rheumatologist or dermatologist to find out. ...Read more
My sister has boils and sores under both arms. They leak and smell. She can't wear deodorant.....What is wrong with her.....How can we fix it?
Hidradenitis?: What you're describing sounds like hidradenitis suppurativa, which is a form of acne affecting the sweat glands in the arm pits, groin and other areas. It can be very debilitating and often requires surgery to remove the affected skin. She needs to see her doc to be evaluated and treated. This is an excellent synopsis by dr. David miller. ...Read more
Why is it that when I get a cut or pick at a bump it just scabs over but doesn't heal? I tan. On and off I have scab on arms neck leg.
I have r.S.I. For 7yrs & I have recurring pain & tightness in both upper arms/shoulders & also recurring carpal tunnel symptoms. Will it ever heal?
RSI can improve: Repetitive stress injury can take a long time to heal. Improper ergonomics and incorrect posture can be a contributing factor as well. Best treatment is appropriate stretching and strengthening as directed by a physical therapist, being mindful of posture, as well as taking breaks from repetitive tasks. Consider having your neck evaluated as a pinched nerve can cause similar pain complaints. ...Read more
My stomach started to itch and I noticed little bumps and then my arms. Once the bumps were fully in they didn't itch anymore. My mouth got sores too.?
See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more
My skin on my lower arms bruise and tear really easily. It takes a long time to heal. What causes this?
I have a rash from some sort of weed I was pulling, causing a itchy rash on my arms. What do I use to heal it?
Contact dermatitis: Contact dermatitis is caused by a substance you're exposed to that irritates your skin or triggers an allergic reaction. The substance could be one of thousands of known allergens and irritants. Some of these substances may cause both irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. First line therapy is usually avoidance of the trigger, and topical steroid creams. ...Read more
I have a pinched nerve in my Trapezius. What can I do to? And how long would it take to heal? The pain spreads to my Neck, upper & lower back & arms.
My husband has sores on his back and. Arms that get puffy red and pus build up he works in extream weather hot. Conditions please tell me what this is?
Depends: I recommend a broad-spectrum sunscreen offering protection against both uva and uvb rays. Usually, at least three active ingredients are called for. These generally include paba derivatives, salicylates, and/or cinnamates for uvb absorption; benzophenones for shorter-wavelength uva protection; and avobenzone, ecamsule, and titanium dioxide, or zinc oxide for the remaining uva spectrum. Cover arms. ...Read more
I have sores on my back, chest and arms. I've had sever acne since I turned 10 years old, _'i'm 55 now, help. Me please... Buddy?
See dermatologist: See a dermatologist. He will be able to help especially with new meds that are available. ...Read more