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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: transmitted through the saliva/bite and rarely a deep scratch of an infected animal. The rabies virus cannot live outside of the body or animal.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Potentially yes: But this is theoretical. Hep c is only transmitted by some form of intimate contact. Your intact skin is a barrier to entry of this virus, and it is ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: The risk is virtually zero in those circumstances. That is especially true if your friend is on appropriate meds for his hiv.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes, but it depends : It depends where you have your hands and what they have touched and where the sores are.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Without seeing: The picture it would be hard to guess.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Sounds like: Neurodermatitis, especially if you have little blister like eruptions before white bumps appear. Dry your hands completely after every handwashing, a ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
Is it: Is it itchy? This could be dyshidrotic hand eczema or psoriasis.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
No: You do need to have good hygiene however so I hope you washed your hands well.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hagler
80 years experience in Geriatrics
Dyshidrosis: See a dermatologist this week. Use topical 1% hc lotion for now.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Capillaries: If these are flat,nonitchy,permanent they may be benign tiny dilatations of skin capillaries called hemangiomas. Your physician can confirm this.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Rudkin
22 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Contact dermatitis: From your brief description, it is likely you have allergic (vesicular) contact dermatitis. Have you had contact with any new lotions or metals (eg. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, v ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience in Podiatry
Many possibilities: Some causes of “raised bumps” may include soft tissue masses, infection, ganglions, fibromas, inflamed lymph nodes, and cysts. Have the area evaluate ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience in Travel Medicine
Could be coxsackie: Small red blisters on palms & soles can have several causes. Commonly a viral infection (coxsackie virus) causes hand-foot-mouth disease. Treatment is ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience in Podiatry
Need to examine: Typically blisters on feet can be the result of friction or a reaction to allergy, infection or even fracture. See the podiatrist and get examined. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Sanders
38 years experience in Dermatology
Yes.: A form of hand eczema called dyshidrosis occurs as small blisters on the palms and sides of the fingers.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Dyshidrotic eczema: is the most common cause of this symptom characterized, as you describe, by irritation/inflammation resulting in small pin-head sized blisters which c ... Read More
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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Dyshidrosis: This is most likely a condition called dyshidrosis (or pompholyx), consisting of little blisters that often open up eventually (especially if picked a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Allen
29 years experience in Family Medicine
See a doctor: This kind of change can be due to some chronic dermatological conditions caused by immune system or local skin problems. Your primary care doctor or d ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience in Hand Surgery
Nerve laceration ?: Even a small cut can lacerate the nerve. I recommend evaluation with a hand surgeon.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Could be...: ...Warts, especially if the tops of the bumps are rough. If the bumps itch, it could be dyshidrosis, a form of hand dermatitis. See a dermatologist fo ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Liquid bandage: One of the best things to use to get small cuts like this to stop hurting immediately is a liquid bandage. There are several brands, one is called NuS ... Read More
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