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Small bumps on skin

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  • Posted By: tazm360
  • November 2, 2009
  • 04:14 AM

I have tiny bumps about the size of a pen tip all over my elbows,forearms, and also a few around my nipples. I have no idea what they could be and if its just a sign i should eat healthier or what.

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  • Could be several different things! one breaks out in a rash in response to many different agents like: heat.medications, infections etc, You may need prescription topical cortisone like Locoid Lippo Cream or Clobex depending on the severity of your rash.
    charmaine petzer 176 Replies
    • November 2, 2009
    • 08:00 AM
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  • HI I THOUGHT THIS MAY BE OF INTEREST TO YOU 1---- - Dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a skin irritation characterized by red, flaky skin, sometimes with cracks or tiny blisters.2-------Types of dermatitis - There are several different types of dermatitis and these have different causes. The most common ones are related to allergies.3-------Contact dermatitis - Contact dermatitis is a dermatitis which is caused by something in the outside world which comes into contact with the skin.4------Atopic dermatitis - Atopic dermatitis is a chronic, itchy skin condition that is very common in children but may occur at any age. It is also known as eczema and atopic eczema.5------Seborrheic dermatitis - Seborrheic dermatitis is a common inflammatory condition of the skin. Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic, recurring scaly rash involving the face, ears, eyebrows, scalp, and the chest.Nummular dermatitis - Nummular dermatitis (nummular eczematous dermatitis or nummular eczema) affects the hands, arms, legs, and buttocks Causes of dermatitis - Each type of dermatitis has different causes. Atopic dermatitis is caused by allergies, asthma. Seborrheic dermatitis is caused by overproduction of the oil glands.Treatments of dermatitis - Dermatitis is often treated with prescribed cortisone creams and lotions. Treating contact dermatitis begins with eliminating or avoiding the source of irritation.Prevention of dermatitis - The most effective method of dealing with any type of dermatitis risk is through prevention. Contact dermatitis can be prevented by avoiding the source of irritation.
    charmaine petzer 176 Replies
    • November 2, 2009
    • 01:17 PM
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