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I have red little bumps all over my forarms on the underside

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I have red little bumps all over my forarms on the underside of my forarms, they were really itchy now they are not . I'll see if I can send a photo
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

Do you have any more pics?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
It's not letting me send it
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Here's another one
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

Any new meds or any recent viral illness?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I don't think so I've been using a steroid eye drop for a couple days, just used a new lotion last night but I used it all over my skin and only my arms are itchy it hard to see on the photo you think it's vital and not allergic
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Also been using a new cream on my lips called pro topic tracolimus ointment
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
The lotion I just started using is called eucerin complete repair but I have Ben having itchy skin a lot lately
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

I think it is a reaction to the pro topic

this is actually quite common

stop it now

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
What kind of viral infection do you think it might be if that's what it is
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

Any viral infection can do this

adenovirus

parvovirus

many types

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
You don't think it's an allergic reaction ?
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

It could be a virus or a reaction to protopic

Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 8 months ago.

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