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What Is This Scaly Sore On My Arm
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
Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hand eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). The irritant nature of some chemicals means that hand eczema is particularly common in people with jobs involving cleaning, catering, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden Scales: If it's located just in this one area in a patch-like fashion, it may be a form of eczema, which can also be itchy at times. If it is more diffuse and involves the entire arm as well as other areas in may be xerosis cutis or chronic dry skin. Areas of whitish scale with a bright red base and surrounding area is more consistent with psoriasis, a more severe chronic inflammatory skin condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have this extremely itchy rash on my back. It is now growing on my chest between my two breast. It is flat and dark. WHAT is it?
I have a rash that looks like goosebumps and is very itchy on my back upper arms? What is this and is it contagious
I have a red swollen bumb on my side up towards my bra strap. It is very itchy and sore. What is it?
Metal allergy: If bra has metal snaps may be allergic to them. ...Read more
I have no idea: sorry to start with that answer but it is the hardest thing in tele medicine to diagnose a skin disorder unless there is a picture it could be a dry skin allergy reaction heat rash infection sun burn as you can see it could be any of the above either see your PCP or your dermatalogist or you can have face to face consult with one of our physician use hydrocortison crem from OTC and see ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a red rash that is under my breast, around my arm at the shoulder, on my neck and my chest and seems like its spreading. What is it?
Rash: it is hard without seeing the rash to know what this is. The skin under the breast is moist and a good spot for fungal or bacterial infections to get started. You should go to your doctor and have him look at it. You may need antibiotics either orally or on the skin, or anti-inflamatory creams. ...Read more
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