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Bumps on back of hands and fingers. Itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.

Bumps on back of hands and fingers. Itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.

Dishydrotic eczema?: Eczema on the fingers and hands doesn't have to look like the dry, crackly surface skin texture of eczema elsewhere. Fingers can have itchy flesh-colored bumps, called dishydrotic eczema or dishydrosis. The treatment is as in eczema, with hydrocortisone cream or other steroid creams; and if the rash worsens or isn't better soon, one should see a primary care doctor or dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

Red Hands (Definition)

Red hands is a symptom in which a person's hands are redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...Read more


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Itchy slightly burning rash on my arms, hands, fingers, legs and scrotum. Its not raised, but is slightly red. No distinct shape. No meds or allergy?

Itchy slightly burning rash on my arms, hands, fingers, legs and scrotum.  Its not raised, but is slightly red. No distinct shape. No meds or allergy?

Here are some ...: Since not urgent, so, still make effort to watch & identify potential offending factors in living environment and lifestyles besides tracing down if any family members have similar conditions as yours or if it's related with seasonal or hot muddy weather. Hopefully, you may find the causes for your itchy rashes in time after exhausting personal & professional efforts so to live on more comfortably ...Read more

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I have lots of red itchy burning bumps on my finger, palm and toes which is very painful when i squeeze them ?

I have lots of red itchy  burning bumps on my finger, palm and toes which is very painful when i squeeze them ?

Eczema: Hard to tell for sure without seeing this, but eczema often looks and acts like this. Treatment is to avoid soaps, solvents and prolonged water contact, mid potency topical steroids. ...Read more

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My 66 yrs old husband has swelled red hands that have blistered and cracked open. He has done nothing unusual or new he has been soaking them and wrapping them with gauze because of the oozing they are painful and itchy

My 66 yrs old husband has swelled red hands that have blistered and cracked open. He has done nothing unusual or new he has been soaking them and wrapping them with gauze because of the oozing they are painful and itchy

He : He may have hand dermatitis, also known as eczema. Typically this creates red, scaly, cracked, and sometimes fissured hands and fingers. I would see a dermatologist who can possibly prescribe a topical steroid cream and other medication to help improve this. It is also important to get looked at because other skin conditions can present this way such as psoriasis, fungal infections, etc. ...Read more

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Bumps on hands: itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.

Bumps on hands: itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.

Palm side of hand?: These could be the tiny sweat glands that become swollen. This usually comes and goes. Very annoying. ...Read more

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For a few months now off and on my fingers swell in both my hands, both my hands become very itchy and red.

For a few months now off and on my fingers swell in both my hands, both my hands become very itchy and red.

Hard to know: More information would be helpful. Duration of swelling and itching? Skin weeping, cracking? Initial suspicion is of eczema or form of allergic dermatitis or maybe chronic contact dermatitis (skin or hair product, or perhaps occupational exposure). Suggest starting with visit to Dermatologist or Allergist for complete assessment. ...Read more

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I have little red itchy oozing bumbs on both sides of my hands. They are spreading to my fingers. I have dark itchy spots all over my body also. Help!

I have little red itchy oozing bumbs on both sides of my hands. They are spreading to my fingers. I have dark itchy spots all over my body also. Help!

Red oozing bumps: You may have hand dermatitis which is a form of excema. It is made worse by washing your hands alot. You need to see a dermatologist to see if I am right and to have it treated with prescriptions creams. I cannot speculate on your other spots, unless you shower alot with a harsh soaop and do not use a moisturizer. You could also have folliculitis if some of the bumps look like pimples. ...Read more

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I have red blotchy spots on my hands and the tips of my fingers are very red it's itchy and a bit painful I searched my symptoms up and it said I wa?

I have red blotchy spots  on my hands and the tips of my fingers are very red  it's itchy and a bit painful I searched my symptoms up and it said I wa?

Allergy: These symptoms suggest an allergic reaction to something that has come in contact with your hands or to something internal. If you can't determine the offending agent and if antihistamine medications don't help, visit a dermatologist or an allergist. ...Read more

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What causes deep itchy burning feeling with red splotches on hands and feet?

What causes deep itchy burning feeling with red splotches on hands and feet?

Allergies: This condition appears to be an allergic reaction to something internal or external and the use of benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin(nondrowsy) May help. If you cannot identify triggers, consult an allergist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more