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Doctor insights on: Yellow Streak On Arms

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Why do I have yellow lines under my arms?

Why do I have yellow lines under my arms?

Yellow Stains: There are two causes of these stains. First, aluminum-based antiperspirants are acidic and contain compounds that can contribute to staining. In addition, sweat has trace amounts of urea (also found in urine), and this can contribute to the dyeing of fabrics. In general, a white shirt may take on a yellowish color, and dark clothes may become lighter. ...Read more

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The phlebitis in my arms and vein now turned yellow and blue. Is this normal?

The phlebitis in my arms and vein now turned yellow and blue. Is this normal?

Likely some bruising: Why was there phlebitis?
Iv site?
Like black eye the bruising will change color as the blood is absorbed. ...Read more

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My daughter has a few small, yellow-headed spots on her arms, legs and jaw. What could this be?

My daughter has a few small, yellow-headed spots on her arms, legs and jaw. What could this be?

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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Yellow bruising mostly on arms. Yellow watery diareha. Seeing the color yellow. Some abdomen discomfort.Itchy skin?

Yellow bruising mostly on arms. Yellow watery diareha. Seeing the color yellow. Some abdomen discomfort.Itchy skin?

Yellow: The cause can be something as simple as eating a lot of foods high in vitamin a (carrots, yellow peppers) or as serious as hepatitis or liver cancer. See your doctor for an evaluation of your liver. ...Read more

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I have red small spots with yellow heads on my upper legs an upper arms for about 7 years and i heard that mupirocin could be god but i m feeding?

Not advised : Mupirocin should be reserved for limited use for certain skin infections such as impetigo.
If your condition is more chronic , it could be keratosis pilaris --the best treatment fir that would be an aha containing cream. ...Read more

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Noticed light yellow bruising on arms and legs I used to be 8stone now between 6 and 7 stone in 3 weeks I feel tired even if I sleep great?

Noticed light yellow bruising on arms and legs I used to be 8stone now between 6 and 7 stone in 3 weeks I feel tired even if I sleep great?

Get seen very soon!: Unexplained weight loss, with or without any other symptoms, always needs prompt evaluation, to discover the cause & treat the problem. There are lots of possible explanations, some fairly simple, like vitamin deficiencies or a malfunctioning thyroid gland. Other, more serious problems can be the cause, like tuberculosis or cancer, although these are not nearly a likely. See your doc this week! ...Read more

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I have a raised red rash which started off on my thighs and has spread up my back and stomach and down legs and arms itchy, some yellow scabbing?

Impetigo? Get seen!: It sounds like you could have a rash that became infected. You may need oral and topical antibiotics as well as a surgical scrub like hibiclens or some hydrogen peroxide to clean the area. Dry itchy skin becomes cracked, rashy and infected skin. I think you should head to a physician for evaluation especially because of the yellow crusting. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help with itch. ...Read more

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I have 3 yellow spots on my upper arm. about 1 cm big and its been on my arm for about 2 days. What is it?

Need to examine: Did you hurt your arm? Even mild injury could result in bleeding in tissue that may manifest as a yellow spot. If the spots do not lighten up in a week or so, you may wish to see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a yellow spots on my upper arm and i really don't know what is it ? What is this ? Does it critical? Can it be cured ?

I have a yellow spots on my upper arm and i really don't know what is it ?
What is this ?
Does it critical?
Can it be cured ?

Too little info: This is not enough information to go on. Need to know more....How long have you had it?. The nature of the lesions, ..Size, pain, etc i would suggest that you start with a visit to your family doc or dermatologist... ...Read more

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I'm 32 yrs old male. For 4 months, I am noticing reddish-yellow spots on upper and lower arm. There is a very minor pain as well on pressing the spots?

I'm 32 yrs old male. For 4 months, I am noticing reddish-yellow spots on upper and lower arm. There is a very minor pain as well on pressing the spots?

Dermatologist: These will have to be inspected by your physician or dermatologist. An allergic reaction appears unlikely if the spots aren't raised and there is no itching and the spots don't come and go such as hives do. Insect bites also tend to itch and eventually clear. ...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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Are yellow spots on my skin normal? They are on my upper arm.

Are yellow spots on my skin normal? They are on my upper arm.

Probably not: Normal healthy people do not have yellow spots on the arms. Skin rashes are difficult to describe with words. A rash that is unusual (such as yellow spots), lasts a long time, or keeps recurring needs to be examined by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist (skin doctor). The doctor can start treatment, or he can do additional testing if the diagnosis is uncertain. ...Read more

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I scratched a pimple on my arm and the skin arround the wound tend to yellow. Is that alarming?

I scratched a pimple on my arm and the skin arround the wound tend to yellow. Is that alarming?

Maybe, maybe not: A pimple (whitehead) contains white blood cells (forming the whitish or yellowish stuff). The stuff is called pus, and is a reaction to trapped bacteria, oils, and/or skin cells (called a comedone). Once the pus is out, the pimple dries up in less than 2 days. However, if it stays mushy, reddened, tender, or has more pus coming out, it may be infected (and so needs a doctor's evaluation). ...Read more

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What can be the cause of yellow arm pits? It almost looks as if its bruised. I am in good health at the moment

What can be the cause of yellow arm pits? It almost looks as if its bruised. I am in good health at the moment

Not sure: I recommend getting the area looked at. At times, the type of deodorant you use can actually stain a persons skin over time from a type of contact dermatitis. Best to get evaluated and have the area seen by a dr. Though to get a definitive dx, best wishes. ...Read more

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Ok so I have bump on my iner thighs,Arm pit and butt they start of small then bust out with some yellow and bloold tissue and end up leaving marks?

Ok so I have bump on my iner thighs,Arm pit and butt they start of small then bust out with some yellow and bloold tissue and end up leaving marks?

Hydradenitis supp: urativa or severe acne inversus which is a disease of the hair follicles. It can be VERY severe and is strongly associated with both smoking and obesity. You may need to have these small abscesses drained/ packed and be put on antibiotics, but really need to see a dermatologist to see if anything can be done to stop them from coming. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the clear yellow liquid draining out of my arm infection?

What is the clear yellow liquid draining out of my arm infection?

Normal drainage: If you have an arm wound that is open, it is normal to have some clear, yellow drainage from it. If it were infected, the drainage would look like pus, and you would have a reddish color in the area and increased discomfort. It should disappear as wound heals and closes. ...Read more

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I have two bites on my upper arm they are red and itchy and when i scratch a yellow substance comes out. I can feel a bump on each bite?

I have two bites on my upper arm they are red and itchy and when i scratch a yellow substance comes out. I can feel a bump on each bite?

Sounds: like the bites are infected!

Check this out with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) In the meantime SOAK in warm water!!!!!!
Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Red swollen lesion under arm the size of a 5c coin. Very painful and inflamed but not oozing or yellow. What could it be?

Red swollen lesion under arm the size of a 5c coin. Very painful and inflamed but not oozing or yellow. What could it be?

Skin lesion: Sound like an inflamed secacous cyst. May also
Be a lymph node. I would get an exam in person to best assist you ...Read more

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I had bloodwork taken 10 days ago and I now notice that my bruise by my elbow has spread up my arm and is yellow. Is this a harmless bruise?

I had bloodwork taken 10 days ago and I now notice that my bruise by my elbow has spread up my arm and is yellow. Is this a harmless bruise?

Yes: I'm sorry you got a bruise; it's mostly luck and putting and keeping a lot of pressure on the site only helps some. This is the normal progression of a bruise. If the elbow moves normally and isn't especially painful, don't worry. ...Read more

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I have small yellow spots on my right arm. No pain, not a bruise, I've had about 4 now and theyre all about 1/2 a cm all around. Started 1 month ago.

I have small yellow spots on my right arm. No pain, not a bruise, I've had about 4 now and theyre all about 1/2 a cm all around. Started 1 month ago.

See a physician: Impossible to answer your question without a physical examination of these spots. Sorry not to be able to help more! ...Read more

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Small yellow cluster spots red around it on upper arm and tiny five cluster brown sports right above chest not red what could this be?

Needs 2B seen by Dr: It's difficult to determine by your description alone, and best and fastest to be seen by your doctor to determine what it is, and treatment options. S'he can refer you to an dermatologist if it is unusual in presentation, but often it's something your doctor has seen before, and will be simple to treat. ...Read more

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How long do bruises usually take to heal? I had an IV on feb 26 at the ER and still have a pretty big yellow bruise on arm. Thank you.

Breakdown product: The yellowish stain in your skin is from breakdown products of the red blood cells and the stain may take a couple of weeks to clear. ...Read more