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A 28-year-old female asked:

What kind of rash do i have. it on the tip of my finger. it itches. the top layer of skin is dead and flacky. i have little spots under the sking?

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Dr. Marina Glibicky
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
Rash: Herpetic Whitlow is a painful cluster of the small vesicles on the tip of the finger. Another possible cause of the similar rash is an impetigo, or bacterial infection. In the case of dyshidrosis, there could be small vesicles under the skin of palms and fingers. It cause itching and the skin may became scaly. Dyshidrosis could be treated with the steroid creams.
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