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What would cause small white bumps on my hands and lower arms? They're similar to milia but more superficial.

What would cause small white bumps on my hands and lower arms? They're similar to milia but more superficial.

Impossible : to make a diagnosis without seeing the skin lesions and getting a little more history. A dermatology textbook will have over a thousand different skin conditions, and a good portion of them can look like "small white bumps." best to see a doctor. preferably a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Small bumps lower arms and upper and lower part of legs. Small reddish bumps that itch. Some get a dark scab on top. It has not gotten worse. , ?

Small bumps lower arms and upper and lower part of legs. Small reddish bumps that itch. Some get  a dark scab on top. It has not gotten worse. , ?

Hard to say: Could be any type of exposure to airborne irritants, or agents that you came directly in contact with, vs. A systemic problem like a virus or other syndrome. Get this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have developed a rash on my arms and hands. Only happens on my hands and lower arms, they sometimes turn into a round sore. starts small white bump?

I have developed a rash on my arms and hands. Only happens on my hands and lower arms, they sometimes turn into a round sore. starts small white bump?

Need exam: Rashes are impossible to DX on this format. To make an accurate DX, an exam is necessary. Please make an apt with your DR and get your answer. ...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 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. ...Read more

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I woke up with red small itchy bumps on my lower stomach yesterday and today I have a few on the top abdomen, and even one on my arm. What could it be?

I woke up with red small itchy bumps on my lower stomach yesterday and today I have a few on the top abdomen, and even one on my arm. What could it be?

Itchy bumps: Can be from different causes, you need to have them checked by a doctor to identify them ANS treat them properly. ...Read more

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What might cause sudden small bumps on my arms?

Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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

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I have small greenish bumps on my arms. What is that?

Infection? Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have some small bumps it feels on both of my upper outer arms. Do you know what these are?

I have some small bumps it feels on both of my upper outer arms. Do you know what these are?

Keratosis pilaris: This sounds like keratosis pilaris - a skin condition that can be treated with lac- hydrin otc cream or lotion. It tends to be hereditary- it is essentially extra dry skin cells the lactic acid helps slough them off. ...Read more

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Hey i have these bumps on my arms some are small some are big and i get new ones everytime too ... I don't know what they are or are they dangerous ??

Hey i have these bumps on my arms some are small some are big and i get new ones everytime too ... I don't know what they are or are they dangerous ??

Hard to know: A physician will need more information about the size, frequency and duration of the bumps to begin to differentiate diagnoses. One possibility is mild physical or chemical irritation that could disappear with a stringent skin care regimen. ...Read more

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I have tiny blister like bumps on my arms, what shold i do?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. 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

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I have small bumps on my face liegs arms and belly why?

I have small bumps on my face liegs arms and belly why?

Well without seeing : it could be many things. Typically I diagnose with history and physical and sometimes biopsy. So make appointment with dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What could all the tiny bumps over my babies arms and legs be?

What could all the tiny bumps over my babies arms and legs be?

Possibly ringworm: Ringworm is very common in kids - by some estimates, up to 1 in 5 have a patch at any given time. The classic ringworm rash starts as a dry, slightly raised, mostly round patch, which may be slightly red. The patch may also be somewhat itchy. As it grows, the center of the patch often clears, leaving a ring-like appearance...More info: http://www.Drgreene.Com/azguide/ringworm. ...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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Why im i getting small bumps with pus in my arms?

Why im i getting small bumps with pus in my arms?

If this rash is: In your arm pits, u may have hydradenitis suppurativa and will need the help of your pcp or a dermatologist to treat and control this. ...Read more

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I have these tiny bumps on my arms, back and ankles, some are white but do not itch. What is it, and how can I treat it inexpensively?

I have these tiny bumps on my arms, back and ankles, some are white but do not itch. What is it, and how can I treat it inexpensively?

Dermatological : Conditions are very hard to diagnose without seeing them. In fact, even in person sometimes they may need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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My son has small non colored bumps all down his arms mainly but visible on entire body? Only really bad every now and then and itches them some?

My son has small non colored bumps all down his arms mainly but visible on entire body? Only really bad every now and then and itches them some?

Keratosis pilaris: Is likely. It is caused by a thicker layer of the skin that is crunchier(keratinized). It is a skin type rather than a disease. 60% of people have it. Exfoliation and emollients can help with the itching. ...Read more