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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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