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What Do Bumps On Forearms Indicate?

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Posted on Wed, 11 Oct 2017
Question: Strange raised circle of bumps on forearm. Not itchy or sore. Rough to touch, about the size of a XXXXXXX
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Kakkar (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Possibility of follucular eczema. Need more information

Detailed Answer:
Hello. thank you for writing to us

I am Dr. Kakkar (Dermatologist). I have gone through your query and I have viewed the image.
I can see raised, grouped follicular lesions.
The image seems like that of follicular Eczema. How long since you have noticed it?.


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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Dr. Kakkar (7 hours later)
Hi ive had it for about 2 or 3 weeks
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Kakkar (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Topical steroid and salicylic acid combination ointment

Detailed Answer:
Thank you.

I suggest you to use a topical moderately potent steroid and salicylic acid combination ointment e.g Mometasone furoate 0.1% +Salicylic acid 3-6% combination ointment, twice daily for 2-4 weeks.

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What Do Bumps On Forearms Indicate?

Brief Answer: Possibility of follucular eczema. Need more information Detailed Answer: Hello. thank you for writing to us I am Dr. Kakkar (Dermatologist). I have gone through your query and I have viewed the image. I can see raised, grouped follicular lesions. The image seems like that of follicular Eczema. How long since you have noticed it?. Regards