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Tiny Red Bumps On Lower Arms
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
Proprobably: This is probably eczema. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition that causes rough patches and small, acne-like bumps, usually on the arms, thighs, cheeks and buttocks. Keratosis pilaris bumps are usually white, sometimes red, and generally don't hurt or itch. Keratosis pilaris can be frustrating because it's difficult to treat. ...Read more
Tiny red bumps on back of arms only. No itch. Have had 4 long time. Sometimes becomes very noticeable. What could it be? Very self conscious about it.
If this is what do y: If this is what you have it is very common and considered normal. Is it is hard to treat. You can try and over the counter cream called ceravesa. As yu get older it will fade. ...Read more
Small itchy red bumps, started on back of arms for couple weeks now spreading throughout entire body?
What are those common lil white or red bumps most ppl get on arms (can look like tiny pimple)? What causes them?
If they are on the back of your upper arm mostly and kind of firm they might be keratosis pilaris. It's a plugged hair follicle filled with keratin which is made by the skin. You can get rid of them by using a mild exfoliating "puff" when you shower followed by some retin a (tretinoin) type cream (prescription)
not sure if this is what you mean. ...Read more
I have a rash on one of my arms and I've had it for 2 days. Its a bunch of small red bumps and it feels like its on fire when I itch it.
Red vesicular rash: 18 year old with painful burning vesicles on arm. Get a full medical history and in person physical exam ASAP. You can try a consult in your area as well. If the rash is itchy (pruritic) and painful you need to give more history. The differential is large and it could be anything from zoster to contact dermatitis to chiggers or a reaction to insect bites, bedbugs, or scabies. A picture=1k words. ...Read more
I have these small and red bumps on my arms and thighs. Sometimes they are not itchy but most of the time they are. What is this? Please help.
Rash: Rashes are impossible to diagnosis without looking at them. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Small clusters of itchy red bumps on my arms for 2 weeks. There is also a strip of small itchy bumps that from a line. It looks like a 2 inch scratch.
I have small red bumps going all up and down my arms can you please tell me a way to get rid of them or what they are?
See derm: See a dermatologist for the answer and the correct treatment. ...Read more
Depends: Red bumps on the skin can represent a number of things including a hypersentitivity reaction or allergy, a skin reaction to a viral infection, medication, or other environmental exposures. Some skin changes may signifiy a more serious condition. If your skin rash persists, you should see your health care provider to have it evaluated. ...Read more
I have small red bumps on my back upper shoudlers arms and some on my chest there like goosebumps size please help?
See derm: See dermatologist because you may need a biopsy. ...Read more
I've had 5 flea bites turn into ringworms. Now I have a bunch of small red bumps popping up all over my arms. What could it be?
I have a lot of small red bumps on the back of my arms and by my armpit on both arms they do not itch what's is this? How did I get it? And what can
Dermatitis: It could be an infection, or an immune problem or an allergy problem. ...Read more
Small red bumps some have a white head on them. Started on upper chest and now on arms. What could this be?
Doctor can evaluate: Bumps may be conditions such as keratosis pilaris, eczema, comedones, or folliculitis. Each would have a different treatment, so a primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate and give some recommendations. Rashes are hard to describe in words. Little white heads are more likely folliculitis. If recently using a hot tub, such a rash could be due to that. ...Read more
A small cluster of small red bumps near inner elbow of left arm & a few red bumps around both arms. Itchy. 3rd day now. What is this?
Are there spiders about?????
Sounds like insect bites
Are you a gardner??? ...Read more
Reoccurring rashes. Only on arms. Started out flat, not itchy & looked like pattern of sweater I was wearing. New rash is tiny little red bumps. Ideas?
Allergic reaction: If within few hours to days, likely allergic reaction, avoid this fabric. Wash well, dry, try antihistamine like diphenhydramine as directed, topical otc steroid cream, if ever little pustules[whiteheads] could be secondary infection/folliculitis, need antibiotic. could be fungus if fine lightertonedcolor and flakes[ tinea versicolor], need selenium sulfide lotion, otc or see dr for ketoconazol ...Read more
Can't tell: Any rash needs to be seen to be diagnosed, see your doctor soon. ...Read more
I have small raised red bumps, that itch at times, peel, heal and turn dark on my chest and upper arms.
Need picture: It is difficult to diagnose your ailment without a visual picture a picture would help. ...Read more
I have had small clusters of red bumps forming on my wrists, inside arms, torso, and groin. They are not itchy. I also have Crohn's disease?
Red Bumps on Wrist: Even without doing anything different, it could still be an allergic reaction. Allergies can develop to things you've never been allergic to before...Basically your system gets overloaded. There's also the chance it could be some sort of bug bites...Maybe mites or something hiding in your home. There are also some skin conditions that cause itching and bumps...Like eczema. ...Read more
For the past six months, my arms and chin have broken out with small clusters of red bumps (not pimples) which dry up, then reappear every week. Help?
My son is 12 and he got small red bumps behind his ears, neck, arms and back. What could that be?
Visit the MD: The best advice is for you to visit your doctor. If your son has red bumps on his face and neck that spread downward and has a fever, you should seek immediate medical attention. If he does not have a fever, the differential diagnosis is quite large and he should visit a doctor for a full exam for diagnosis. When exactly did the rash start? Your MD needs his medical history and vital signs. ...Read more
My children has a lot of small red bumps every where some hurt on private areas legs arms back and face?
As with most rashes.: ...This could be a variety of things. This could be a virus, or this could be a bacterial infection that would respond to an antibiotic. This could even be tiny insects in the skin. It cannot be diagnosed online. You must see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. If your child is in pain, see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have small red bumps on my arms and belly my side's and in the middle of my fingers. And they itch a lot. What could it be and what to help.
My son is 8 years old, is covered in small, red bumps all over his stomach, back, chest and arms. They don't itch and he has no other symptoms.
Evaluation: You should take him to his doctor to be evaluated and find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
I have itchy, small red bumps that look like hives on my inner thigh an arms and face is itching now as well the more I itch the small red bumps I see?
I suggest you see: A dermatologist for diagnosis and treatmentGet a more detailed answer ›
My 19 mo old has tiny red bumps all over his upper arms & thighs, cheeks get red too. He has been tested 4 allergies. There is a name for it. Kp? Pk?
I have a rash, tiny red bumps, that started out on my face, now my arms are covered, it's on my left thigh and also on my lips. Seems to spread when scratched. Haven't eaten or used anything new.
Go to the Doctor: Please sign off of the internet and go see a physician. You have a spreading rash. ...Read more
This: This is one of those situations where "a picture is worth a thousand words"--really needs to be seen by a medical professional. Eczema is common in children and can occur on trunk and extremities. Topical moisture with heavier, cream-type moisturizers is best for eczema. If it does not resolve, it may require topical prescription medication. But a quick "eyeball" visit will clarify the issue. ...Read more
I have red bumps on my hands, palm, legs, and lower arms. They are itchy and some look dry and some look blisters.?
Contact dermatitis?: This sounds superficially as if you have had your hands in something to which the skin reacted. If this does not clear up in several days or is not helped with an otc steroid/aloe cream, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have tiny red bumps on arms, legs, back, stomach that are very itchy. When scratched release clear fluid. What does this sound like?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have small red bumps that look like pimples on my upper arms that are itchy! No idea why? I waxed my arms about a week ago, very itchy bumps
I have bloodshot, not itchy eyes, and itchy skin on arms/tops of thighs/below waistline. After scratching, small red bumps appear. Tropical illness?
My 1yr old has a rash on her back belly legs face and arms and legs no fever at all I don't know what this is it looks like very tiny red bumps?
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