I'm 18, from the age of 11 I've had an odd skin complexion on my both my upper arms. It's not sore or itchy, looks like sometimes just slightly pink, sometimes darker, and covered with tiny bumps of dry skin. I went to one doctor who thought it might be a type of allergenic rash. These rashes aren't irritating, but I am feeling quite self conscious of them. Finding a way to get rid of them would be great. Thank you.
Welcome to the forum!
You probably have very dry skin on both your upper arms. This could be due to harsh soaps, scrubbing, reaction to shampoos etc. Try using a gentle soap and liberally apply moisturizer. Keep the area covered to avoid exposure to sun, dust and air. Once the area starts healing start keeping them open on and off but never for prolonged periods. Slowly the area will heal and you can keep it uncovered. You will need to keep the area moisturized.
Hope this helps. It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage. Do consult a skin specialist. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.