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My partner has crater like sores on top of forearms they start out as puss filled bumps, they seem to follow the vein lines, my partner takes no drugs?

My partner has crater like sores on top of forearms they start out as puss filled bumps, they seem to follow the vein lines, my partner takes no drugs?

Need more info: This is the kind of scenario best tackled by your doctor. He/she can ask questions, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's wrong. ...Read more

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23 F. I have 2 sores under each arm pit after shaving but it's been three (3) days since shaving and there still there, what are they?? what I can do?

23 F. I have 2 sores under each arm pit after shaving but it's been three (3) days since shaving and there still there, what are they?? what I can do?

Could be infected: Hair follicles, called folliculitis, that could lead to a skin abscess. Be careful of shaving in these areas and if you have access to healthcare facilities, you may get a MRSA infection. If they enlarge or do not go away after 2-3 days, you need to see a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have sores on my arm and they are blisters with brown patches?

I have sores on my arm and they are blisters with brown patches?

Maybe shingles: If you have recently developed pain in one arm and then had a blistery rash break out, you may have shingles. Get an evaluation as soon as possible, preferably within days, as early treatment may speed healing. Sores that are lasting longer than a week could be infected and should be examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have noticed 3 small open sores in my arm pit. They are a little bit sore and have bled and pussed a little what could they be?

I have noticed 3 small open sores in my arm pit. They are a little bit sore and have bled and pussed a little what could they be?

Lot's there: That area has a lot of things in it including arteries, veins, lymph nodes, etc. The skin however has a lot of sweat glands that have a risk of infection. Also, the many hair follicles there can also get infected. You need to be careful about keeping that area clean, minimize deodorant use as it can clog the pores. Right now, an antibiotic is probably needed, see a doc. ...Read more

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My baby has knots and sores in her head and knots under her arm pits and sore like spots on her face. What cause this?

My baby has knots and sores in her head and knots under her arm pits and sore like spots on her face. What cause this?

Need to see a doctor: It could be a skin infection and the knots could be enlarged lymph nodes reacting to the infection.
It could be also some sort of dermatitis.
You will need to take the baby to your pediatrician for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Blistering: There are a number of conditions that can show up as blisters from poison ivy to drug reactions to autoimmune conditions, where the immune system is causing blisters. Please see your dermatologist for an evaluation and skin biopsy to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have a spot in my arm that has red irritated skin with small fluid filled bumps. I have cold sores and am wondering if it could be related to that.?

I have a spot in my arm that has red irritated skin with small fluid filled bumps. I have cold sores and am wondering if it could be related to that.?

Possibly: Related. If you are suspecting a herpes infection, which is what causes cold sores, it would be helpful to see your Doctor to culture that fluid for a definitive diagnosis (and peace of mind). ...Read more

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Can you get fever blisters or cold sores in your arm pit?

Yes: Yes you can though rare. It depends on the site of the initial herpes infection. ...Read more

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I have had sores that appear on my legs, arm, stomach and sides all the time and they won't disappear. Had probably around 2 years help?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need a biopsy. ...Read more

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Nerve itch on left arm, itch so bad that I have open sores, only relief is with a cold compress, have tried allergy medicine, and topical/itch lotions?

Nerve itch on left arm, itch so bad that I have open sores, only relief is with a cold compress, have tried allergy medicine, and topical/itch lotions?

Back pain: Avoid lifting weight. Avoid getting wallet in the back pocket of your paint. You may could benefit from pain specialist/neurologist to see. Different physical therapy's are available depending upon the severity of your stenosis ...Read more

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I am a meth addict with giant skin sores on my back and ribs. I also had my arm go completely numb and unstable for three weeks. What does that mean?

I am a meth addict with giant skin sores on my back and ribs. I also had my arm go completely numb and unstable for three weeks. What does that mean?

METH: Skin infections most likely and the arm going numb may be toxicity related it all means its time to seek help and quit using ...Read more

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Hi I have sores that keep coming up like small pimples then they grow on thigh arm and elbow they get to 10 cent coin size with bright yellow pus!

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more