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What causes little tiny blisters on arms and legs?

What causes little tiny blisters on arms and legs?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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What can cause my baby to break out in blisters on arms and legs?

What can cause my baby to break out in blisters on arms and legs?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes a blister rash on arms and legs after swimming?

What causes a blister rash on arms and legs after swimming?

Swimming rash: Basic skin sensitivity to treated water results in contact dermatitis, according to mayoclinic. Com. You develop reddened and irritated skin, sometimes with raised red bumps on your skin. Swimmer's itch is another skin condition that causes red and raised bumps or even blisters on your skin. Parasites in infected water cause swimmer's itch. The condition usually resolves itself after about one week. ...Read more

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I have a tiny blister rash on arms and legs after swimming. Chlorine caused this?

I have a tiny blister rash on arms and legs after swimming. Chlorine caused this?

Yes: Chlorine is very caustic and destroy skin. You can either use castor oil to area or muscle rub cream. Soak with epsom salt and baking soda in tub 3tbsp epsom salt and 1tbsp baking soda to help skin. ...Read more

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Red rash, blisters, painful on arms and legs. Doesn't respond to steroids?

Red rash, blisters, painful on arms and legs. Doesn't respond to steroids?

Pemphigus vulgaris?: Hi, what is the diagnosis? Is it Pemphigus vulgarism? With the description you provided I only can think of Pemphigus vulgarism which is painful blister, do u have any in ur mouth? U gotta c a dermatologist, there r other medications like immunosuppresants and Biological therapy options besides Steroid. ...Read more

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Itchy Red bumps, not blisters on arms and legs after weed whacking, what is it?

Itchy Red bumps, not blisters on arms and legs after weed whacking, what is it?

Bites or bumps: Could either be insect bites or a local skin reaction to the weeds. Either way and antihistamine will relieve the symptoms. ...Read more

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Minor sunburn from 2 hours of sun hurts terribly. When standing, can feel blood flow to arms and legs making it hurt to walk. No blisters just pink.

Minor sunburn from 2 hours of sun hurts terribly. When standing, can feel blood flow to arms and legs making it hurt to walk. No blisters just pink.

Sunburn: Mild symptoms of sunburn include redness and pain; swelling, fever and blisters can occur with more severe burns. Sunburn across the chest and back or across joints can cause pain with movements like breathing or walking. Sun sensitivity can occur in patients taking antibiotics or have underlying rheumatologic disease. Cool compresses and lotions with aloe can help decrease discomfort. ...Read more

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My 18 month old has a pimple like rash around her diaper line and on her arms and legs as well as blisters on the bottom of her feet?

My 18 month old has a pimple like rash around her diaper line and on her arms and legs as well as blisters on the bottom of her feet?

Many possibilities: Have her doctor take a look, as this sounds like a pattern that can accompany a viral or perhaps a bacterial infection. It might need time, or a prescription antibiotic cream/ointment, something else, or nothing. Give the doctor a a call and see what he advises. Hope this is helpful. ...Read more

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Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician. If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment. In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I would like to know what red bugs bites looks like and does it itch a lot that I can't sleep, cause I have some big bumps all over my arms and legs.?

I would like to know what red bugs bites looks like and does it itch a lot that I can't sleep, cause I have some big bumps all over my arms and legs.?

Best to see doc: Many things can cause big bumps on arms and legs. Often, people blame bumps on spider bites or other insect bites, when they are in fact due to other causes. It is best to see one's doc for this, or do a micropayment, and do a one-on-one question w/ a dermatologist on healthtap, while including pictures of these bumps, as the possibilities are numerous. ...Read more

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My friend a gal aged 22 years having frequent problem of having pain in arms and legs, health normal, What are the cause and remedy?

My friend a gal aged 22 years having frequent problem of having pain in arms and legs, health normal, What are the cause and remedy?

Needs to be checked: Pain in arms and legs all the time needs to be checked by your doctor. She is only 22 years old and having frequent pains in both arms and legs. She should make an appointment with family doctor. Will need detailed history past and present and comprehensive medical examination. And if indicated may need blood and urine test and may be other tests to find out the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What can help for achy arms and legs at night, and what can be the cause of it. I have tried motrin and it doesn't work. Any suggestions?

What can help for achy arms and legs at night, and what can be the cause of it. I have tried motrin and it doesn't work. Any suggestions?

Myalgias: Muscle pains = myalgias (typically large muscles of back and upper legs)... Could be flu-like illness, could be overuse depending on your activity. Joint pain usually has different causes. Pain/weakness in muscles could be due to cholesterol drugs or other reasons. See your doctor if it doesn't improve soon. ...Read more

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Odd tingling sensation in both arms and legs for about a week. Subsides at night and then comes back during day. What could be the cause?

Odd tingling sensation in both arms and legs for about a week. Subsides at night and then comes back during day. What could be the cause?

See a doctor: Some medications, as well as diseases of the nervous system can cause tingling. Suggest you see a doctor for an examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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My brother has scattered, non-itchy red dots on his arms and legs and has had this for nearly two weeks. Cause for concern? Why does he have them?

My brother has scattered, non-itchy red dots on his arms and legs and has had this for nearly two weeks. Cause for concern? Why does he have them?

Could be of concern!: Good morning,
non-itchy, scattered red dots are more of a concern that the pruritic type. Conditions such as purpura, a blood disorder of different type, even though unusual need to be ruled out. Cutaneous vasculitis (immune disorder of blood vessels), again scarce, or blood vessel diseases of unknown cause, or platelet dysfunctions are of serious nature. If the rash persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes poor circulation in arms and legs?

What causes poor circulation in arms and legs?

Poor circulation: Poor circulation may be due to poor health, cholesterol, diabetes, alcohol, or other medical condition that may affect the vessels that carry blood to the extremities. Genetics play some role. ...Read more

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What is the cause of tremor of muscles specially on arms and legs?

What is the cause of tremor of muscles specially on arms and legs?

See a neurologist: A tremor is a sign of a problem in the part of the brain that controls your muscles. It does tend to be persistent and usually does not resolve on its own. See a neurologist for consultation. ...Read more

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What would cause serve achs and pains in the arms and legs?

What would cause serve achs and pains in the arms and legs?

Multip possibilities: Possibilities are multiple. Pain in the limbs could be caused by a problem in the muscles, joints, tendons, nerves or other conditions such as referred pain from the spine. If pain is severe and persistant do see your physician for an exam and appropriate testing for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What causes numbness of the arms and legs?

What causes numbness of the arms and legs?

Many things: Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common cause of numbness in the hand on the thumb side. Cubital tunnel syndrome causes little finger numbness. If both of the entire hands and feet are numb, then a peripheral neuropathy is more likely. This can be related to long standing diabetes. This problem needs to be worked up by a physician. ...Read more

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What could cause weakness in the arms and legs?

Many disorders: Neuropathy, myopathy, spinal cord disorder, multiple sclerosis, various brain diseases, myasthenia gravis, thyroid problems, diabetes, anemia, sleep disorders, medication reactions, depression. This illustrates that you need complete physical exam to start and then your doctor can decide how to proceed. ...Read more

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What causes electrical feeling sharp shooting pains in back, neck, arms and legs?

What causes electrical feeling sharp shooting pains in back, neck, arms and legs?

Nerve Inflammation: The symptoms you describe are due to irritation of a nerve that can be due to compression or other peripheral nerve injury. Best to have this checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes get strange pains in my back, arms and legs that feel as though I am being stung. What could cause this?

Sometimes get strange pains in my back, arms and legs that feel as though I am being stung. What could cause this?

Neuritic pain: The term for such pain is neuritic or neuropathic pain. The nerves are irritable and cause inappropriate sensations that are distressing. A common cause is medication effects or diabetes. Very regional neuritic pain occurs with shingles - a post herpes disorder. A thorough medical and neurological evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness and tingling n ur arms and legs?

Many things: One thing is a peripheral neuropathy, but that usually starts in the feet, later gets into the fingers. It's not really arms and legs, but more a "feet then hands" kind of thing. Certain meds can do it, too. Discuss with your doc if persistent and/or worsening. ...Read more

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What can cause a burning tight sensation in arms and legs??

What can cause a burning tight sensation in arms and legs??

Unusual symptoms: This is an unusual symptom. A lot more info is needed. Consider a HealthTap Prime virtual consult. ...Read more