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I had/have a rash on the outer side of my forearm and on the

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upper part of my arm theres...
I had/have a rash on the outer side of my forearm and on the upper part of my arm
theres like small red blood dots through it probably feom scratching at it but its really dry and itchy
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Doctor: Dr Chaithanya, General Physician, Medical Researcher, All medical and health questions answered. replied 2 years ago
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I'm Dr Chaithanya, Experienced General Physician attending you todY.

From when do you have it? Any other places? Any treatment taken for it till now?

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Doctor: Dr Chaithanya, General Physician, Medical Researcher, All medical and health questions answered. replied 2 years ago

If possible, can you just take a pic and forward it to me

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Doctor: Dr Chaithanya, General Physician, Medical Researcher, All medical and health questions answered. replied 2 years ago

Based on your symptoms, this could be an allergic reaction or dermatitis.

Keratosis pilaris can be a possibility, or it could just be an allergic reaction that happened due to too much pressure on the skin.

Stop scratching as it can aggravate the condition. Use cold compresses at the place of itching.

Apply a local hydrocortisone cream.

Take antihistamine tablets like hydroxyzine.

Use warm water for bath, do not stay more time in water. apply thick moisturizers.

You will get healed eventually. Any more questions ask me, or please rate me.

I request you for a positive rating, only then I'm compensated for my time.

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