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What causes itching on the arms?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Itchy arms

Causes of itchy arms includes dry skin, skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, scabies, nerve disorders, irritation from wool, chemicals, soaps and other substances, allergic reactions, medications but they usually cause widespread itching.
Treatment depends on the cause of the itching.

In brief: Itchy arms

Causes of itchy arms includes dry skin, skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, scabies, nerve disorders, irritation from wool, chemicals, soaps and other substances, allergic reactions, medications but they usually cause widespread itching.
Treatment depends on the cause of the itching.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Adam Rosh
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Too general

You need to be more specific - do you have a rash?

In brief: Too general

You need to be more specific - do you have a rash?
Dr. Adam Rosh
Dr. Adam Rosh
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics

In brief: Keratosis pilaris

A very itchy rash that is commonly found on the arms is keratosis pilaris.
Discuss problem with dermatologist it is benign in nature.

In brief: Keratosis pilaris

A very itchy rash that is commonly found on the arms is keratosis pilaris.
Discuss problem with dermatologist it is benign in nature.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Many possibilities

There are many things that could cause the skin to itch.
Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Many possibilities

There are many things that could cause the skin to itch.
Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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