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Tiny White Bumps On Right And Left Arm
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
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
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
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
Skin lesion: This lesion needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
Left arm keeps breaking out in eraser-sized rashes each one is made up of many small bumps. Once I even felt the rash pop up out of nowhere. Thoughts?
Rash: Rashes are hard to diagnose sometimes when you are looking at them. Impossible to diagnose without even seeing them. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more
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
Left arm, starting at the elbow, straight line of bumps. Some have dimple in center. Little itch. Also one here or there on both arms. ?
Med evaluation: This would require visualization at a minimum to try to diagnose. ...Read more
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 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
I have small red bumps on my stomach and back and only on my left arm. Everyday it seems to be getting worse I have had these bumps for the past 3days?
Not sure: Soinds like may be eczema from dry skin-would get a dermatologist to check out to make sure. ...Read more
I have a small sore bump on my left arm. I have this small sore bump on my left arm. I just found it today. It's a bit sore. It has a small greyish spot in the middle. I thought at first it might be an ingrown hair? There is no pus. And the area where the
Left arm bumps: More information is needed to make even an educated guess. Are they red? Do they itch? Have they spread from a small area to the entire arm? Is only the left arm involved? Skin lesions are best evaluated by being seen by a doc. Your fp/pcp can examine the bumps after getting a good history & provide you with possibilities & treatment. ...Read more
I noticed a bump on the outside of my upper left arm. It's about the size of a quarter. It's where fatty tissue is located on ones arm.?
Cyst or lipoma?: You didn't mention any pain so it's like likely to be an infectious process like cellulitis or abscess. Cysts & glands can often swell up as the pore gets clogged then resolve on their own w/o getting infected or causing pain. Lipoma is a benign (non-cancerous) fatty growth just under the skin. It rarely changes size. Best to go see your family doc for an exam & diagnosis. ...Read more
My dad has numbness in his left arm and now has bumps all underneath his arm
And hand .. What could it be?
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I have a cluster of white bumps under my left arm close to but above my elbow it does not hurt or itches I've had them since I was born what are they?
Bumps: No worries. You may opt to see a dermatologist for peace of mind. ...Read more
Large reddish patch on left arm discovered 1.5 weeks ago. It's now sore when I press down on it. Odd-shaped bumps within larger now than a week ago.
I have the same reoccurring bump on my upper left arm in the back. It looks like a huge mosquito bite but it comes back in the same place every time?
Explanation : Difficult to give you professional answer without seeing and touching this bump. Is this redness around or pain on palpation? If it resolving by itself it means it benign condition what does not need any treatment. If it growing, erythematous and painful, you need see a doctor. ...Read more
I feel bruise like pain on the side under left arm pit when I press on it. It is literally on the side of my body under left arm pit. Didn't bump into?
Various causes: Discomfort and tenderness there could be due to strain of muscle or ligament, bruised rib or tender lymph glands. Check for any lumps or redness, and if symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Contact Rash: Typically if you have a one sided specific area it may be related to something you have come in contact with. Make sure you see your primary doctor, and initially look for what may be coming in contact with that area. Also note if there is pus, or redness in the area. Other possibilities include viruses etc, but unlikely just to be in one area. ...Read more
I have a friend who has extremely painful red bumps spreading from what he thinks are several bites on the back of his neck down his left arm.
Bacterial infection: What you describes sounds suspicious for a bacterial infection of the skin. It is important to have a doctor examine the rash to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have a red raised bump on upper left arm. I popped it and bled over an hour. It is still there and looks to have refilled again. How do I get rid of?
Surgery!: Go have this inflamed cyst removed by a surgeon or derm. ...Read more
I've had bumps that look like pimples on my left arm for a couple of years it doesn't hurt & when in scratch them it just looks like white dots?
Bump on left upper arm, numbness in left arm numbness started about 3 weeks and bump been fodidnt notice a while,didnt notice i thought i bumped it, its is slightly tender when touching it ?
Examination: Is required - may be a bruise with surrounding nerve inflammation or may be some sort of nerve problem such as radiculopathy (pinched nerve) with a concurrent lump. Could also be a shoulder injury with associated nerve irritation. A doctor examination will help sort through this and then if necessary tests can be run if the diagnosis still remains unclear. All the best. ...Read more
I woke up with a bump on my upper, left arm, its not red, hot or a bite, its a little sore, size of a golf ball. I didn't bang it, what could it be?
See MD: Hard to tell, but it needs to be seen soon by an md. ...Read more