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I have bumps on both my right and left arm, most of the bumps are more above my elbow. How can I get rid of them?

I have bumps on both my right and left arm, most of the bumps are more above my elbow. How can I get rid of them?

Keratosis pilaris: No cure. Worse in winter. Less obvious as you get older. Related to dry skin. OTC 3% salicylic acid creams are used to make it smoother. Frequent application of moisturizers helps. Sometimes cortisone creams are useful. Do not worry: it is never serious. Most people who have it are not even aware of it. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about a tiny bump underneath my skin been there for awhile on my left arm?

Should I be worried  about a tiny bump underneath my skin been there for awhile on my left arm?

An exam would tell: "bumps under the skin are not uncommon and are usually benign, or harmless to your health. most commonly they are a type of cyst or fat deposit (lipoma). If the lump does not change in character or size and is not causing problems like pain you are likely not to fear. If it gets red, warm, painful it represent the bump got infected and a doc would need to see you. ...Read more

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I have small red dots on my left arm like eight. They don't itch and there not bumps.?

I have small red dots on my left arm like eight. They don't itch and there not bumps.?

Doctor can evaluate: Rashes are very difficult to describe in words, so an exam by a primary care doctor and/or a dermatologist is helpful, when the rash is present. Sometimes rashes occur from bug bites, fungus/yeast, reactions with chemicals, irritants, plants, allergens, etc... If one cannot go to the doctor, then taking a series of photos to show the doctor later is helpful. ...Read more

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I have two bumps under my skin on my upper left arm(where the vaccines are given) very small. Smaller than peas... What. Can it be?

I have two bumps under my skin on my upper left arm(where the vaccines are given) very small. Smaller than peas...  What. Can it be?

Did you have: vaccines recently in that area? If so, it could be a small local reaction. If not, they could be sebaceous cysts or lipomas (benign fatty lumps). Either way, to be sure, I recommend you get them checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have developed bumps/ rash under my left arm near the crease. I also have a similar rash on the inside of my right thigh. Both itch. What is it?

I have developed bumps/ rash under my left arm near the crease. I also have a similar rash on the inside of my right thigh. Both itch. What is it?

Fungal irritation : probably a fungal type infection like athletes foot and/or irritation from shaving. Mix some hydrocortisone 1% cream together with some terbinafine cream and apply twice daily for two weeks. See your physician in 2 weeks if not improved. ...Read more

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I have several bumps(tiny with black tips) on my stomach, inside of my left arm, my outer thighs, on my back right side but in clusters(2 locactions)?

I have several bumps(tiny with black tips) on my stomach, inside of my left arm, my outer thighs, on my back right side but in clusters(2 locactions)?

Hair follicle: You are female 35 and have many black bumps tiny on your body. These sound like infected or ingrown hair follicles. It may occur in places where clothes rub or on placed you shave or even exposure to sun. Your goal is to find what this is and make it better. A dermatologist will be best. They will offer you advice to solve this and make ways to avoid it or minimize its return. ...Read more