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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.

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.

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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

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My husband seems to be having an allergic reaction to something but we haven t changed soap laundry detergent etc he has small red bumps all over his face the inside crook of one elbow his genitals and a patch on each thigh he is taking Benadryl but doesn

My husband seems to be having an allergic reaction to something but we haven t changed soap laundry detergent etc he has small red bumps all over his face the inside crook of one elbow his genitals and a patch on each thigh he is taking Benadryl but doesn

Dermatitis: Sounds like dermatitis to me as well, and thinking of laundry or personal care products is smart. May have become allergic to things that he was not prior, or maybe something you are not thinking about. Be suspicious of any new medications as well. Consider using hypoallergenic soaps and a topical Hydrocortisone cream and if persists seek some help from a derm.

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

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.

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Tiny red bumps on arms rash or bug bites?

Don't know: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation.

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Tiny red bumps that itch and seem to be spreading down both of my arms?

Tiny red bumps that itch and seem to be spreading down both of my arms?

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.

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What could small red bumps on the back of my arms be?

What could small red bumps on the back of my arms be?

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.

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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.

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.

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Small itchy red bumps, started on back of arms for couple weeks now spreading throughout entire body?

See a dermatologist: Too many possiblities without an exam by a board certified dermatologist. Measles, bites, etc. See a doctor asap!

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What are those common lil white or red bumps most ppl get on arms (can look like tiny pimple)? What causes them?

Possible: 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.

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I have swollen red bumps on my arms. 4 on one arm and 11 on the other. What could it be? They are itchy as well as painful to touch

I have swollen red bumps on my arms. 4 on one arm and 11 on the other. What could it be? They are itchy as well as painful to touch

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and taking additional history. These could be insect bites or part of a systemic reaction. If the lesions do not regress in a couple of days, it would be prudent to see your doctor.
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I'm 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 doesn't look red?

I'm 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 doesn't 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

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Hi. I have small red bumps only on my right arm and only on my start of my arm and in the middle part of my bicep. There are only a few and I pop them?

Stop touching: First of all stop touching you may scar. Go see your doctor and get a diagnosis and treatment to resolve the rash

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9 month old has small red bumps that are hard on back arms and thighs. What could be the cause?

9 month old has small red bumps that are hard on back arms and thighs. What could be the cause?

Hard to know: Rashes are nearly impossible to diagnose without seeing. One of the most common rashes I see on the arms and thighs is keratosis pilaris. Google the images to see if it looks similar.

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