Red Blotchy Skin on Arm. What is it?
Red blotchy marks on skin arms
Look at my lines and blotches. I think they are my veins. But only look like this when im cold/ sick
I look like a lizard!
Thank you for getting in contact with Colaz in Reading.
We will be more than happy to answer any queries you have. After viewing your image as a qualified Nurse, Redness of skin is caused by the blood flow to that area. Our body has capacity to heal itself. So, if any damage is caused to a particular area in the body due to any reasons, Our body increases that blood flow in that area to speed up the healing process.
Red blotchy skin can be a symptom of various diseases or can sometimes be totally harmless and go away within an hour. It can be followed by some bumps and rashes on the skin which can cause a lot of discomforts. Itching the area can be the worst thing since it may lead to the infection spreading to the other parts of the skin as well. The way to make the red blotchy skin go away is to consult a doctor, Keep the skin hydrated, Moisturize, Anti-inflammatory, natural treatment Aloe vera and Vitamin E.
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