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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Contact derm: Sounds like contact dermatitis or poison ivy. May need to use cortisone for a week

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fazel Mookadam
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Chilblains: this sounds like the rare case of chilblains. keep your hands warm during the winter months and well moisturized to protect the skin from cutting and ... Read More
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Irritant: Most of the time, it is from irritants such as soap residue, solvent , frequent hand washing etc. If there are small blisters, a contact allergen wou ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Contact dermatitis: When a rash is very localized as your describe it is likely due to a local contact. This could be a chemical product, a soap, plant material, etc. You ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Pomerance
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Infection: That would be the most common including things like a herpetic infection if vesicles (fluid filled little pockets) form.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Topical cortisone: Use topical cortisone cream, generic, that can be found at any drug store. Hope this helps!
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hand rash: Hard to tell without looking at it, you have to see a doctor about it.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Knee
64 years experience General Practice
If not clear, get ch: you may have come in contact with something that caused an irritation or it could be a contact allergic reaction or a superficial burn or a pressure m ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
May need an exam: Rashes are quite hard to describe and diagnose in words. Hand or finger bumps that itch without pustules or oozing, are more likely eczema or an aller ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash: I'd really need more information about acuity/chronicity as well as associated symptoms - pain, drainage, size of bubbles - to hazard an educated gues ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelsey Phelps
9 years experience Family Medicine
Stronger cream: You should be evaluated by a doctor, who may prescribe a stronger prescription-strength steroid cream if they think it appropriate. Hydrocortisone was ... Read More

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