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Are there any skin transferable diseases that cause a wrist rash?

Are there any skin transferable diseases that cause a wrist rash?

WRIST RASH: One common transferable disease that can occur on the wrist is a ringworm (fungal) infection. Are you around any cats or dogs? Another can be impetigo. Do you wrestle? See a dermatologist if it doesn't disappear in a few days. Without actually seeing your rash it's impossible to k now. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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What could have caused these blotches of red on my cheeks and rash on my wrist?

What could have caused these blotches of red on my cheeks and rash on my wrist?

Too many possible : There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more

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When cold I have a red rash that appears on back of hands and wrists. It goes when I warm up. Is there a cause for this?

When cold I have a red rash that appears on back of hands and wrists. It goes when I warm up. Is there a cause for this?

Raynaud Phenomenon: It seems to be condition called Raynaud Phenomenon. Avoiding stressor, no smoking, regular aerobic exercise and keeping hands warm is recommended. Please check with physician as it is primarily clinical diagnosis and requires some blood work. ...Read more

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My mum had steroid injections for tendonitis in her wrist, a few hours afterwards can it cause swelling and slight rash?

My mum had steroid injections for tendonitis in her wrist, a few hours afterwards can it cause swelling and slight rash?

It is normal: It is a very common side effect and will be resolved soon. Apply some ice today and warm compress tomorrow. Take a good care. ...Read more

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I had surgery on my left wrist on the 11th. The orange stuff they used caused a very itchy rash and I told them I was allergic to betadine. Any ideas?

I had surgery on my left wrist on the 11th. The orange stuff they used caused a very itchy rash and I told them I was allergic to betadine. Any ideas?

? iodide allergy: It sounds like a possible allergy to iodides (iodine-containing substances). If there is a rash in areas which were coated by the "orange stuff", that represents a "contact dermatitis". Contact the surgeon to confirm it was an iodinated substance, and note for the future your iodine allergy. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more