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Escondido, CA
A 25-year-old female asked:

I have white bumps inbetween my fingers. they are itchy. a doctor from online suggested scabies but they are not red or a rash. clear fluid comes out?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Vesicular dyshidrosi: Vesicular dyshidrosis is one of the most common and benign skin conditions. It occurs when there is some difficulty in sweating appropriately and the fluid accumulates in tiny blisters on the fingers. These may itch and when they dry up the skin may peel. Sometimes low grade steroid creams may help, but should not be used for long periods. Other non-specific treatments are available.
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Dyshidrotic eczema: Form of eczema limited to extremities - hands & feet. Once thought to be caused by sweat, it is not. Rather, now thought to be caused by allergens, physical and/or mental stress, or seasonal changes. Not contagious, but can become infected - so treatment may be a good idea. Prevent irritating them - cortisone cream may help. The perk? Someone else can do the washing chores!
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Last updated Jun 4, 2018


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