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What could cause itchy red rash under upper arm and back of knees?

What could cause itchy red rash under upper arm and back of knees?

Many possibilities: Possibilities are intertrigo, eczema, inverse psoriasis, contact dermatitis, candida (yeast). See a doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...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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Red itchy bumpy rash stared on neck spreading down back and middle of arms now on face burning up?

Red itchy bumpy rash stared on neck spreading down back and middle of arms now on face burning up?

Dermatitis: You may have a form of dermatitis. Also if you have warmth this may be a sign of vasodilation from an allergy reaction or possibly be related to a skin infection. A picture would help to tell what is happening. Consider a healthtap consultation. ...Read more

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Small lumps right under skin on sides of abdomen and upper arms. What could it be?

Small lumps right under skin on sides of abdomen and upper arms. What could it be?

Possibly lipomas: which are benign fatty masses. These can occur anywhere, are localized and occasionally even tender. You may want to see your family physician for a check up to see exactly what they are. ...Read more

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Itchy burning rash on the back of my leg and upper arm, cause?

Itchy burning rash on the back of my leg and upper arm, cause?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Bumps that itch and sore to touch on upper torso?

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Bumps that itch and sore to touch on upper torso?

Hard to tell: It's difficult to diagnose what you have without actually seeing the bumps. Please consult with your primary care doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Upper back very red burning sensation and feel lumps under skin?

Upper back very red burning sensation and feel lumps  under skin?

Hard to say: Without being able to see the area, but one possibility is shingles. It sounds like its very painful for you. Please consider seeing your doctor as there are helpful treatments available. ...Read more

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Daughter tried popping my lower back now lower back inner leg and right upper abs below diaphramto the right ,why r these areas hurt?

Daughter tried popping my lower back now lower back inner leg and right upper abs below diaphramto the right ,why r these areas hurt?

Pain: You should only have an experience person such as a chiropractor or a Doctor of Osteopathy manipulate you in such a manner. The back is your central nervous system and has a lot of muscles which either could have been injured by your daughter. If symptoms continue follow up with your physician. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness) . The rash is located on my left upper arm fron the elbow up and on my neck .

I am experiencing  skin rash (quality: itchiness) . The rash is located on my left upper arm fron the elbow up and on my neck .

Rash: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose and treat without seeing a photo of the rash or seeing the rash in person. Please set up a live consult with a doctor on this site or see your regular doctor. You can try a over the counter anti itch cream like hydrocortisone to help with the itching in the meantime. ...Read more

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My spine is sore to touch upper part of my back also painfull under left shoulder blade.

My spine is sore to touch upper part of my back also painfull under left shoulder blade.

Pain to touch: This is usually the sign of a bruise, spasm, or tendinitis. Pain to the touch is not likely nerve related. If the pain is between the spine and your shoulder blade, i would consider levator syndrome (muscle irritation) likely due to posture especially computer work. Rest, ice, nsaid's, and salonpas hot patches (capsacian patches) are good. Change your posture, monitor at eye level. ...Read more

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Day#2, sunburn like rash on top of left foot, slightly tender, itchy, warm to touch. My itchiness graduated to upper back neck & arms. Allergy ?

Day#2, sunburn like rash on top of left foot, slightly tender, itchy, warm to touch. My itchiness graduated to upper back  neck & arms.  Allergy ?

Certainly : Possible. As are other conditions. Visit, your internist or dermatologist as this is something that is more easily treated or diagnosed upon seeing the condition itself. ...Read more

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Non itchy red welts/bumps started on stomach then spread to back and upper thigh area? Bumps are slightly raised

Non itchy red welts/bumps started on stomach then spread to back and upper thigh area? Bumps are slightly raised

Rash: it's difficult to tell you what kind of rash you have without seeing it but it may be related to hives or urticaria from something you are allergic to or something that you ate. You might want to try orc benadryl (diphenhydramine) orally or topically to see if it help. Good luck ...Read more

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I have been scratching on and off this little breakout area on my upper left chest area, the back of my left shoulder blade, and my left shoulder?

I have been scratching on and off this little breakout area on my upper left chest area, the back of my left shoulder blade, and my left shoulder?

Rash: Of course, i cannot diagnose a rash without seeing it and must recommended that you see a dermatologist to achieve a diagnosis. In the mean time however, normally a topical steroid cream will such as Hydrocortisone will treat most rashes and cure the itching. ...Read more

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What cause upper left abdominal pain feels like it's pulling through chest front of neck &under jaw? Upper left abdomen very painful & tender to touch

What cause upper left abdominal pain feels like it's pulling through chest front of neck &under jaw? Upper left abdomen very painful & tender to touch

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Yellow spot on upper arm pains?

Yellow spot on upper arm pains?

How large: This can be many different skin rashes. We need to know the size, is it flat or thickened, is it painful, does it itch etc. Sometimes a black and blue injury can change to yellow as it heals. It is best diagnosed by a dermatologist. Ask your physician about seeing a dermatolgoist. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps on upper thigh with numb sensation?

Red itchy bumps on upper thigh with numb sensation?

Sounds like hives: Urticaria, hives, are caused by exposure to something the body responds to in an allergic response. Pink raised areas that blanch when pressed, itchy is a typical hive. Anxiety can also be a cause. It could be from something that came in contact with upper thighs, perhaps new pants, new detergent, new scent. Most cases, cause not found. Rx with antihistamines. If very bad, may need rx w steroids. ...Read more

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I currently have skin irritation on my upper back, right above my chest and on my arms. They look like sun spots. They itch sometimes. It's spreading.

I currently have skin irritation on my upper back, right above my chest and on my arms. They look like sun spots. They itch sometimes. It's spreading.

Sun reaction: I am not able to tell you what is causing your rash without a picture and without you giving us further details. We need to know if you were wearing a sleeveless type shirt and if you were out in the sun without using sunscreen. Are you taking any medication that may have caused you to have sun sensitivity ???!!! Please write back . in the meantime if you are uncomfortable you need to see a physician or go to urgent care for treatment and and to find out what is causing a problem. Take care ...Read more

Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


Itchy Skin (Definition)

Often pertains to skin that is dry and ...Read more