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can you get a pimple on your hand

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Pimples are a form of acne. These can occur anywhere you have sweat glands.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No but pustules=yes: The glands within the skin of the hand differ from those involved with pimples. However, you have various hair follicles & sweat glands that can & ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
An uncommon site: If would be an uncommon site, but it could be a local infection. Try treating with warm compresses and see if it will drain. Antibiotics may be need ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
See Dermatologist: It may not be pimples. Please see dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment
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Dr. Camilla Graham
26 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: But the series of actions described in this question are never a good idea. If possible, always wear latex gloves when touching another person's sor ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dishydrotic eczema?: Eczema on the fingers and hands doesn't have to look like the dry, crackly surface skin texture of eczema elsewhere. Fingers can have itchy flesh-colo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a doctor: I woundn't advise trying to treat this yourself. We see compilicated wounds all of the time from patients trying to drain lesions on their own. It's b ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
First, try to : refrain from manipulating acne as the inflammation caused usually produces scarring, prolonged discomfort and secondary infection. While it is unlike ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
No: I don't think there is any way this could happen.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Seesee derm: You could have dyshidrosis or pustular psoriasis. See dermatologist to find out.

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