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What does small little bumps all up and down the inside of the fore arm mean?

What does small little bumps all up and down the inside of the fore arm mean?

See a Dermatologist: What you describe sounds like a benign but rare skin condition called lichen nitidus. Usually affects children and young adults. Best thing to do is see a dermatologist who can tell you what you have and provide treatment if needed. ...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

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Have little bumps on my arm that have been there for months. Don't go away. Expand when scratch, and go back small after a while. What is it?

Have little bumps on my arm that have been there for months. Don't go away. Expand when scratch, and go back small after a while. What is it?

Hard to know: .. without performing an examination. Some potential diagnoses involving persistent bumps that worsen with scratching and that are otherwise stable include prurigo nodularis, lichen planus, or papular urticaria. A dermatology consult may be necessary. A good starting point is to avoid scratching at all costs and keep skin well moisturized (can start with aquaphor or vanicream). ...Read more

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Small little bumps on my right arm they don't go away but they get hard?

Small little bumps on my right arm they don't  go away but they get hard?

Keratosis Pilaris: Keratosis pilaris is a common skin condition in which a protein in the skin called keratin forms hard plugs within hair follicles. Causes, incidence, and risk factors keratosis pilaris is harmless (benign). It seems to run in families. It is more common in people who have very dry skin, or who have atopic dermatitis (eczema). The condition is generally worse in winter and often clears in the summ. ...Read more

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What could small blister like bumps that itch a little but don't hurt under my arm where my bra is be? They have been there a few days

What could small blister like bumps that itch a little but don't hurt under my arm where my bra is be? They have been there a few days

Infection: This could represent infection with yeast, bacteria or even a cystic eruption called hidraadenitis. If it is infected itvwill require medication. See physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more