You can get shingles on your arm. According to WebMD, a shingles rash can show up anywhere on the body; however, the rash will only appear on one side of the body (the left or the right).
WebMD indicates that early-warning symptoms of shingles include headache, light sensitivity and flu symptoms without a fever. In addition, the affected area sometimes itches, tingles or experiences pain.
The Mayo Clinic states that shingles is caused by the same virus that brings on chicken pox. In some people who have had chicken pox, the virus rests in the nervous system and shows up years later.Learn More
Blister-like scabs in or near the armpit are commonly caused by conditions such as allergic contact dermatitis, psoriasis, yeast infection and skin tagging, according to WebMD. Since each of these conditions has a different underlying cause, they each require a different type of treatment.Full Answer >
Calluses on the bottom of the feet usually do not cause pain but may cause pain while walking or wearing shoes, states WebMD. Applying other types of pressure to calluses can also cause pain. However, most calluses are actually less sensitive to touch than other parts of the skin.Full Answer >
An arm rash can be treated by using over-the-counter creams and antihistamines, applying natural treatments such as aloe vera, olive oil and chamomile oil, using any substance that acts as an astringent and by taking long baths, according to RashResource. Additionally, if the skin is infected, antibiotic creams may be effective. However, these require a prescription from a doctor.Full Answer >
According to Mayo Clinic, scarlatina is also known as scarlet fever. Scarlet fever rash, or scarlatina rash, refers to a bright red rash that covers most of the body. Scarlet fever is a bacterial illness that develops in some people who have strep throat.Full Answer >