A member asked:
a small recurring red raised bump on inside of my wrist. it itches. hydrocortisone cream helps. bump lasts a couple of wks. it returns in same spot?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Contact allergy: This suggest that the area is still exposed to a contact allergen such as the metal in the watch band or bracelet. The only treatment is avoidance. Another possibility is what we called nummular eczema which may be treated with a cortisone shot injected into the site. See dermatologist to find out.
1291 viewsAnswered Jul 9, 2020
Last updated Jul 9, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.