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I have had small red bumps and some large bumps that arent red under my armpits (these hurt) and lower for about 3 1/2 weeks. What could this be?

I have had small red bumps and some large bumps that arent red under my armpits (these hurt) and lower for about 3 1/2 weeks. What could this be?

Check with doctor: You may have hydradenitis which is a skin disease affects the epocrine sweat glands or sebacious glands such as under the arms and under the breasts use warm compresses and you mat need antibiotics if reccurs or persists see a dermatologist. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...Read more


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My left armpit has been itchy for more than a week. I couldn't see any visible skin irritations, but now it has small red bumps and it itches what now?

My left armpit has been itchy for more than a week. I couldn't see any visible skin irritations, but now it has small red bumps and it itches what now?

Multiple causes : The rash could be due to folliculitis, or a dermatitis from your antiperspirant or another cause. Consult a dermatologist to evaluate and treat this issue. Use unscented soaps and sensitive skin antiperspirants only. ...Read more

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What are tiny red bumps on your lower inner arm caused by?

Proprobably: This is probably eczema. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Im watching a little girl. She has a patch on her arm that has tiny red bumps, it is kind of kidney shape instead of round. The skin doesnt look red?

Im watching a little girl. She has a patch on her arm that has tiny red bumps, it is kind of kidney shape instead of round. The skin doesnt look red?

Discuss with parents: It's best to discuss this with her parents when they return. If you are worried encourage them to seek care, but we can't suggest a plan of care without their consent or involvement ...Read more

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My son recently got a tattoo and now has small red bumps that iych just on his one arm? Could he be alletgic to the ink

My son recently got a tattoo and now has small red bumps that iych just on his one arm? Could he be alletgic to the ink

Mgt workup: It is possible that he has reacted to the ink, or that there is a developing infection. I suggest applying Neosporin to the area, keeping it clean and dry. If the reaction worsens, a follow up is recommended. An online appointment with photo uploaded can be booked healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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Why am i getting continuous ingrown arm hairs? Little tiny red bumps all over top of forearm. All of the sudden.What could it be and how to treat it?

Why am i getting continuous ingrown arm hairs? Little tiny red bumps all over  top of forearm. All of the sudden.What could it be and how to treat it?

Ingrown Hair: Not removing hair is one way to avoid an ingrown hair. When that isn't an option, you can use hair removal methods that lessen the risk of developing ingrown hairs such as the hair laser if the hairs are black or brown.An ingrown hair occurs when a shaved or tweezed hair grows back into the skin, causing inflammation and irritation. ...Read more

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My friend's daughter about 5 month old with tiny red bumps only on her face, arm and leg. Itch cause her scratch until infected. What kind of that?

Possible Scabies: Itchy bumps in a young child could be bug bites, such as fleas, bedbugs, or scabies. In addition, a skin virus such as molluscum should be considered. This child should be seen by a dermatologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had a blood draw and woke up the next morning with small little red bumps up and down my arm with blood drawn. I am also pregnant. Should I worry?

Allergic reaction: Without seeing you- this is probably a reaction to either the disinfectant or bandage. No harm to your baby. ...Read more

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I have dry white patches & small red bumps that started on r. Forearm several weeks ago but have now spread to other arm & stomach. It doesn't itch.?

I have dry white patches & small red bumps that started on r. Forearm several weeks ago but have now spread to other arm & stomach. It doesn't itch.?

Need an exam: You need a physician to look at the lesions to make a diagnosis. Impossible to give you answer without picture. ...Read more

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Bit by gnats on arm. Initially, small red bumps that swelled for a day, now a week later small water like blisters that won't go away. Help plz.

Bit by gnats on arm. Initially, small red bumps that swelled for a day, now a week later small water like blisters that won't go away. Help plz.

Hives?: Are the new lesions itchy? Papular urticaria can occur a week after exposure to insect bites, with some degree of sensitivity to insects. Gnats are not a common culprit, but certainly can induce a localized reaction if sensitized. Keep skin well moisturized and expect resolution in short time. If itchy, try cetirizine (read label), an otc antihistamine. See doctor if rash persists. ...Read more

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