2 doctors weighed in:

I've recently developed tiny prickly itchy skin color bumps on my legs, usually on exposed areas. Sometimes also on my elbows and chin. What is it?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Prickly itchy bumps

Could be prickly heat (miliaria) or eczema, rarely psoriasis Cool, wash 2 x a day with soap and water try calomine lotion and try light coat of desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (diaper rash ointment) at night Follow up with doctor.

In brief: Prickly itchy bumps

Could be prickly heat (miliaria) or eczema, rarely psoriasis Cool, wash 2 x a day with soap and water try calomine lotion and try light coat of desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (diaper rash ointment) at night Follow up with doctor.
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Cindy Juster
Board Certified,
33 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors