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Is there a solution I can use for itchy arms?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

If the itching is an allergic reaction, over the counter Hydrocortisone may help.
If you have rough bumpy skin on your upper arms this might be hyperkeratosis pilari, treatable to urea lotions. The accurate diagnosis of a rash typically requires a phyical exam by a medical provider.

In brief: Possibly

If the itching is an allergic reaction, over the counter Hydrocortisone may help.
If you have rough bumpy skin on your upper arms this might be hyperkeratosis pilari, treatable to urea lotions. The accurate diagnosis of a rash typically requires a phyical exam by a medical provider.
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine
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In brief: Could also be eczema

Eczema is a dry skin condition - sometimes called "winter itch" that causes dry patchy areas - occasionally patches of dry skin.
Commonly upper outer arms- but can be anywhere. Treatment is moisturize moisturize and good hydration. Over the counter eczema moisturizing creams are good.., best used after a "not too hot " shower. If itching is really bad- Hydrocortisone can calm the itch-.

In brief: Could also be eczema

Eczema is a dry skin condition - sometimes called "winter itch" that causes dry patchy areas - occasionally patches of dry skin.
Commonly upper outer arms- but can be anywhere. Treatment is moisturize moisturize and good hydration. Over the counter eczema moisturizing creams are good.., best used after a "not too hot " shower. If itching is really bad- Hydrocortisone can calm the itch-.
Dr. David Wyatt
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