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A 21-year-old female asked:

what should i do about many little liquid filled bumps forming on my fingers and recently the backs of my hands for the past 2weeks or so?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
See the Dr: And get a diagnosis of the area, as there may be treatment that can help. Best wishes, Guten tag.
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Viral infection: You have a viral infection on your fingers called herpetic whitlow. It will eventually go away without tratment in most cases. If it is painful you can make an appointment with your family doctor or a dermatologist. They can open these bumps for you so they won't get a bacterial infection. They can prescribe specific antiviral medication to help resolve the painful bumps quicker.

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Last updated Jun 19, 2015

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