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What are those little tiny white itchy bumps on my arms?

What are those little tiny white itchy bumps on my arms?

Assess: 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

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


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I have tiny rough itchy bumps all over my arms help what are they I need your advice every one makes a fun of me and say there contagious are they ?

I have tiny rough itchy bumps all over my arms help what are they I need your advice every one makes a fun of me and say there contagious are they ?

See dematologist: If these have been present for just a few days, try taking antihistamine to see if it helps. If it has been present for weeks, then you need to see a dermatologist to find out. That they are confined only to your arms suggests that you may have a contact allergy for which topical hydrocortisone may work better. ...Read more

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I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

I have itchy tiny red bumps on arms, upper stomach, upper thighs, near my elbows, and lower back. Is this chicken pox or hives?

Rash: They can be either, you really need to have your rash examined to know how to treat it and if you are contagious or not, see your doctor sooner than later. ...Read more

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What are these small itchy bumps on my shoulders and arms?

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

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Small itchy bumps from being in the sun on my arms. Occurs every summer. Itch is terrible.

Small itchy bumps from being in the sun on my arms.  Occurs every summer.  Itch is terrible.

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

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For a few days now my g/f been getting many tiny itchy colorless raised bumps on her arms, shoulders and back. I don't have any. What could it be?

For a few days now my g/f been getting many tiny itchy colorless raised bumps on her arms, shoulders and back. I don't have any. What could it be?

Itchy bumps: There are many causes for itchycolorless raised bumps on the body . It would be best to see a dermatologist for evaluation of these lesions. They can be viral induced, infiltrative, proliferative as well as many other possibilities. Sometimes a glance will tell the diagnosis, othertimes a biopsy is needed. ...Read more

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What could these small itchy bumps on my arms and legs be?

Rash: A rash really needs to be visualized by a doctor for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Fyi: a red, raised and intensely itchy rash is often hives but it can also be ? ...Read more

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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

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

Need more info: Hi, 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