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Reoccurring rashes. only on arms. Started out flat, not itchy & looked like pattern of sweater I was wearing.New rash is tiny little red bumps.ideas?

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Dr. Lawrence Scalzo
Family Medicine

In brief: Allergic reaction

if within few hours to days , likely allergic reaction, avoid this fabric.
wash well , dry , try antihistamine like diphenhydramine as directed, topical otc steroid cream, if ever little pustules[whiteheads] could be secondary infection/folliculitis, need antibiotic. could be fungus if fine lightertonedcolor and flakes[ tinea versicolor], need selenium sulfide lotion,otc or see dr for ketoconazol

In brief: Allergic reaction

if within few hours to days , likely allergic reaction, avoid this fabric.
wash well , dry , try antihistamine like diphenhydramine as directed, topical otc steroid cream, if ever little pustules[whiteheads] could be secondary infection/folliculitis, need antibiotic. could be fungus if fine lightertonedcolor and flakes[ tinea versicolor], need selenium sulfide lotion,otc or see dr for ketoconazol
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