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Does anyone know what is this?

I got these bumps 3 weeks ago, I'm getting more each day, it's on my forearms, knees, a bit behind my upper arms and buttocks. I'm afraid it might be cancer.Red bumps on forearm

  1. Hi @idt129, we appreciate you reaching out. I'm sorry you're experiencing the uncertainty of not knowing what's causing these new bumps to appear. For your safety, we are unable to offer medical advice or diagnosis online. If you haven't already, I would encourage you to reach out to your doctor! Hoping you are able to figure out what is causing these bumps soon. Thinking of you, Julie (team member)

    1. ...I know you are anxious and want answers. I can only imagine how frustrating it must be to see them increase in number and not know what could be causing them. If at all possible, I would make an appointment with a dermatologist. If you are unable to see a dermatologist, I would suggest you try to see a general practitioner. It's possible he/she could refer you to a dermatologist and get you in a little faster. That was my experience with my first skin cancer. My family doctor did the biopsy and then set up an appointment for me with a dermatologist.

      As far as what the bumps could be, we can't tell you for sure. I wish we were able to give you a definitive answer. I am including a link to some images of skin cancers by type. I hope this helps.

      Please keep us updated. We are here for you!

      I am sending you positive thoughts!
      April,, Moderator

      1. ...just following up with you to see if you were able to see a dermatologist and get some answers. I hope you are doing well and staying safe! April,, Moderator

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