• bd575 bd575
    August 03, 2009
    red itchy bumps, started on arms?
    bd575 bd575
    August 03, 2009

    I have red, itchy, blister-like, bumps. They started about two weeks ago with just a couple on my arms.. now I have about 16 on my arms, 3 on my stomach, and about 5 on my legs. They start out looking like a pin sized pimple, and then form into a water blister, and then become about 1/2 a centimeter big, with an open sore/or scab in the middle. They show no patterns and are not close together at all (very sparaticly placed). I went to the doctor and they have no clue.  I had the concent of 2 doctors..one thought it might be a mild case of the chicken pox and the other ruled out chicken pox completly. I have had three vacinations for the chicken pox so i dont see how that is possible..and they started on my arms! but all of the pictures i have seen of chicken pox are very similar to the bumps. I have not been in contact with anything new..or gone anywhere..no bed bugs or fleas. i am positive of that. I really doubt this is an allergic reaction or bug bites. I just have no clue what this could be! PLEASE HELP ME! 

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  • Scooter1968 November 18, 2009
    Scooter1968
    November 18, 2009

    I have this as well, I already had chicken pox when I was a small child. These bumps start out mildly itchy on the inside areas of my arms and one or two on my hands. I have a couple on my chest and every now and then on my stomach. If you leave them alone they just itch, but if you scratch them they become red and even more annoying. I am 40 and never had this until a couple of months ago. You can't even see them unless you start scratching. For and honest answer I must be honest, I drink a lot of Vodka and think this might be associated with it. I have always been healthy and never had anything like this before. I just want to know if a symptom like this can be associated with hard alcohol.

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    • DanF1969
      November 22, 2009
      DanF1969
      November 22, 2009

      I have it as well on my toes. It's not spreading bc I put a cold sore ointment on it....ZOVIRAX. I would call your dr and tell them you have reoccurring cold sores...and he should prescribe a large enough amount to begin using on the infected areas. This is what's working for me. Thought I'd pass it along. 

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    • Lauren
      June 28, 2010
      Lauren
      June 28, 2010
      I know someone who currently has the same symptoms, same history of c.pox as a kid.  This person drinks a LOT as well (somewherre btwn a pint and a 1/5 three times weekly on average).  The bumps can be a sign of liver and/or kidney failure, so yes I do think they're related.  Feel free to Email back and I can tell you what I learn/we can exchange info - laurenvk@umich.edu. READ MORE
    • Danni 44
      January 19, 2014
      Danni 44
      January 19, 2014

      I drink alot of vodka to and just getting that, i only drink at night i have a 2year old so scared of going to the docs' i love my baby im just scared xx

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  • TJILL6 September 13, 2009
    TJILL6
    September 13, 2009

    Hello,

     

            I'm pretty sure what your describing sounds exactly like MRSA, but you'd have to have a culture test from your doctor to be positive if so. It's a type of Staphylococcus aureus that is resistant to methicillin as well as some of the more common antibiotics, including oxacillin, penicillin and amoxicillin. It really is just a form of staph on one's skin.  MRSA can cause skin infections that may look like a pimple or boil and can be red, swollen, painful, or have pus or other drainage in the middle of it. Unfortunately it is highly contagious. Like I said before though you'll need a culture to test if you have it for sure.  Hope this helps and good luck!! Smile

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  • healthy care September 07, 2009
    healthy care
    September 07, 2009

    I may have this as well and did a bit of research, may be scabies but upon research of that diagnosis that rash looks rather itense though, so unsure.  I have had these before but now I have them on my eyelid and toes.  

    They dont seem to hurt at all and maybe only a little itching.  Is that what you all have mostly found? Thank you.

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    • meta what
      September 11, 2009
      meta what
      September 11, 2009

      me too, fack i think they're small warts but I only found one pic that matches of small warts, bc all other warts are big on the internet pics. But they do itch and they spread to hands and scalp as well as earlobe eye lid and hands, and arms. Do not try using over the counter wart medicine. it will fck up your skin like scars. 

       

      But two dermatologists were douche bags and I still have no clue what these little white pin size and red bumps are that re occur in the same exact spots-- IF they go away at all. Noticed they are active and spread more when my immune system is compromised.

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    • Kendall
      May 29, 2012
      Kendall
      May 29, 2012

      I got them four days ago and are already spreding all over my upper body and are itching like crazy I hope it will be over soon

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    • Kendall
      May 29, 2012
      Kendall
      May 29, 2012

      can anyone from this year help me

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  • crazycurls April 08, 2010
    crazycurls
    April 08, 2010

    My son who is 16 has itchy red blister like bumps, they burst cause he itches a lot and seem to have pus.

     I sent him to the doctor today and he indicated that it could be a bacterial infection that eats into the skin, recommended dove 2000 antibacterial soap. I think he called it some kind of Staphylococcus aureus. Also recommended to soak in 14-18 gallons of water with 1/4cup bleach about 7-8 times minimum. We will se how it works. I thought it was mostly cause of his wrestling maybe caught it from someone else. hope this helps.

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  • lisajean August 11, 2009
    lisajean
    August 11, 2009

    i have the same thing and noone can tell me what it is eather??????

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    • deannalandry
      August 21, 2009
      deannalandry
      August 21, 2009

      has anyone received anything back i have the same problem please help me this itchiness and its embarassing anyone have any answers for me ty deannaUndecided

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    • mack23x
      September 01, 2009
      mack23x
      September 01, 2009

      i have same problem, woke up sunday morning wit red itchy bumpes on both arms, doctor has no idea wot it is. its tuesday now an looks like dey gettin bigger an joining together, its really itchy an people keep sterring at my arms in public. if anyone finds out wot it might be please let me know at rossglynn22@hotmail.com... tanks

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    • Jdaley
      February 17, 2011
      Jdaley
      February 17, 2011

      JUST WONDERING: I have this same issue and it started about a year ago. I hurt my back and the put me on LORATAB and i had a reaction and every since then i have small itchy blister bumps. They come and go and have also scratched till i have mad sores. Only on the TOP of my forearms from wrist to elbow. Sounds strange but reasearching it today and Almost glad to see its not just me. SO: Has anybody else with this same issue been on LORATAB?  If so please please respond.

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  • Gmw123 May 08, 2013
    Gmw123
    May 08, 2013
    Hopefully you have resolved the rash already, however, it took me 7yrs to get a diagnoses. Try being tested for celiac disease. There is a form of celiac called dermatitis herpetiformis. READ MORE
  • gemmy1991 October 12, 2013
    gemmy1991
    October 12, 2013

    ive also have this red itchy rash that started on my arms and its on my hands too.

     

    does anyone know what this is?

     

    im not sure if its my medication that causing this rash

     

    Please help me

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