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Sores On Forearm
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
I have sores on top of my forearms that look like infected hairs. They scab over and then scar but don't really heal. What could this be?
My son has reoccurring sores appearing on his lower legs and forearms only. I thought they were from scratching small areas of eczema but its not. They are small round shaped ulcers that itch then leave a scar of dark colored skin after its healed. I h
Yes: The biggest issue with self cutting is why are you doing it. The cutting itself can cause scarring, infection and blood loss. If you hit a major vein or artery you could cause serious harm. Most people who self cut are trying to feel something different than what's truly causing them pain. Trying to substitute one pain for another is not a healthy thing. Seek medical/psychiatric help immediately. ...Read more
Numb forearm: May be compression of nerve from repetitive stress, either in the forearm or shoulder like thoracic outlet ( usually thumb is affected as well), amy be nerve or vascular, rarely could lesion or MS. Try motrin 2 tabs if not allergic, rest .elevate arm on pillow when sleeping, f/u with doctor/urgent care ...Read more