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I have had skin colored bumps on my wrist for about a week. And the itch. What could they be. And what could cause them.

I have had skin colored bumps on my wrist for about a week. And the itch. What could they be. And what could cause them.

Allergic reaction: Itchy bumps on the wrist usually means that you got something on your wrist that you are allergic to. You are on prednisone. This should help them to go away more quickly. Hydrocotisone 1% cream might help and does not require a prescription. Apply cold water when they are itching and this will usually stop the itchy you may need a prescription cream. Rash usually goes away in 6 on its own. ...Read more

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Can virus cause itchy bumps in the joint area? Daughter has little bumps around her elbows and inside wrist area.

Can virus cause itchy bumps in the joint area?   Daughter has little bumps around her elbows and inside wrist area.

Possible but: Unusual to involve these areas alone. Do they itch? How long has this been present? If this has been present for at least a few weeks and itch, then eczema would be the most likely cause for a child of this age. ...Read more

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Raised itchy bumps/hives on top of hands, and wrists itchy - leave red lines when I scratch them?? causes? doesn't seem allergy related

Raised itchy bumps/hives on top of hands, and wrists itchy - leave red lines when I scratch them?? causes? doesn't seem allergy related

Contact allergy?: If the problem is confined to the hands and wrists, then a contact allergy should be suspected (soap. lotion, latex gloves, chemicals). Topical hydrocortisone cream may help but avoidance is the only answer. May consult a dermatologist if problem persists since patch skin test may well reveal the culprit. ...Read more

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Why is there little bumps on my wrists?

Why is there little bumps on my wrists?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What is this bump on my wrist? Is it serious?

What is this bump on my wrist? Is it serious?

Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my wrist and not sure what it is.

I have a bump on my wrist and not sure what it is.

Bump: Without seeing it I have no real idea but it could b a fluid filled cyst or neuroma.. See a medical professional and u will get your answer. Most likely it will be benign but get it checked out. ...Read more

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There is a bump on my wrist that is hard and hurts. It isn't on my other wrist either. Would you know what it is?

There is a bump on my wrist that is hard and hurts. It isn't on my other wrist either. Would you know what it is?

Ganglion cyst?: It is probably a ganglion cyst. A ganglion cyst, also known as ganglia, is a fluid-filled mass that can occur at any joint, but it most commonly found on the thumb and palm side of the wrist. ...Read more

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