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Small itchy bumps in arms like insect bites - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Excuse me is anyone ther?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   Yeah, Im a college student. I Went to bed but as I was trying to fall asleep I began too itch, pretty badly.
Doctor :   pl explain in details
User :   Now when I look at my arms I have little bumps, that look like bug bites all up and down my forearms. white in color. some of them are mixing together.
User :   The itch isnt just in my arms though. my legs and other areas itch too.
Doctor :   k it might be due to some allergic reactions
Doctor :   'caused by any thing
User :   I have no history of allergies, never been allergic to anything and nothing has changed recently.
Doctor :   it can happen to any one
Doctor :   may be some insect bites
User :   I checked my bed, couldn't find any insects. Do bed bugs leave distinct bites?
Doctor :   yeah they can
Doctor :   it can cause allery
User :   What ive got looks like your generic mosquito bite, the white itchy lump... just... all over my arms.
Doctor :   yeah
Doctor :   so it might go after some time
Doctor :   try applying ice over it
Doctor :   it will bring relief

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