A 28-year-old male asked:
i experience the dry itchy inflamed rash only on the index and middle finger knuckle joints on both hands and the bumps are filled with a fluid.
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Family Medicine 32 years experience
Itchy: Although it is limited to the index and middle finger the description is most consistent with a contact dermatitis.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Should I be concerned that my skin has been itching throughout my pregnancy?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Is itching skin common in pregnancy?
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How can I tell if my childs skin rash is from exposure to poison oak?
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Pediatrics 32 years experience
Contact dermatitis: Poison ivy, oak and sumac all contain the same substance which causes a severe contact skin reaction in most people. The rash will appear from about 24-48 hours after the exposure to the plant oil. It is red, raised, very itchy and often has a seepy discharge or blisters. It will often appear in "streaky" lines on the areas which were exposed. Rash on the face can cause a lot of swelling.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
What might cause a lot of pain in the fleshy part of my hand below the thumb?
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Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Arthritis: The most common place for arthritis of the hand is at the base of the thumb. This can cause pain in the fleshy part of thumb, known as the thenar emminance. See a board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon for evaluation and treatment.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
My ring finger on my left hand hurts really bad on the knuckle. It has a knot on the side of it. Could I have possibly tore a ligament or something?
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Family Medicine 25 years experience
Several Options: If you recentry injured the area of concern, then a tendon injury is possible. If not. You could have developed a ganglion cyst which tends to be common in the wrist and hand. I would have a physician examine it to find out what would be the next step.
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Last updated Aug 20, 2019
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