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I have a red mark on the back of my hand and wrist suddenly that looks similar to a birthmark. Not contact dermatitis, not puritic. What is it?
Scalp dermatitis? Flakey skin, big flakes, yellow, scalp-like scab texture. Spread to scrotum, wrists, knees, elbows, bleed when combing, hard to comb
Possibly: There are various types of skin conditions that can contribute to rash isolated to hands. Rash can be secondary to a number of conditions including atopic dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, irritant or allergic contact hypersensitivity, or other causes. Make an appointment with Allergist or Dermatologist to get to the bottom of the cause and receive the right treatment. ...Read more
What can be done to get rid of hand contact dermatitis that was caused by washing my hands too much?
Reduce washing: The products used on hands often cause a dermatitis especially when they are washed excessively. If the frequency of washing cannot be reduced, consider using a hand lotion after each wash. On some chores, consider wearing non-latex gloves to cut down the washing. Avoid anti-bacterial and scented soaps. If sanitizer gel is used it contains a lotion. A topical cortisone may be used short-term ...Read more
Hi im a dental nurse and saw HIV positive patient today. I have dermatitis and 2 little cuts on hand. Could I have contracted HIV even with gloves on?
Extremely unlikely!!: If you are concerned see a physician for a consult and testing. ...Read more
I had hand dermatitis real bad in 2014. since ive been flare-up free. Was using clobbetasol propionate. 05% Now my buttocks his red, itchy and bumps?
Suggest consultation: Modesty aside, a picture is worth a thousand words. It's not possible to tell which of several possible causes is responsible for your rash without seeing it. With a Health Tap consultation you can upload several photos, including close ups in sharp focus. ...Read more
Hands (palms) are peeling excessively & seems to be connected to football gloves. Is this hand dermatitis or a fungal infection? How do we treat?
My wife has dermatits in her hand for the last year. It is resistent to topical cs and miconazol. How can she treat it?
And eczema versus ma: There is no way to tell you what type of hand eczema your wife has or how can't be positively affected with medication unless you see the lesions. So sorry. ...Read more
In a cold country and used lots of cleaning products. Now my hands have few blisters and red dry patches which I think is hand dermatits, what to do?
Contact Dermatitis: You probably have created contact dermatitis, either irritant or allergic. Without seeing the skin, it would be difficult to determine the culprit. Discontinue the use of the cleaning products for several days. If the condition continues, consult with a dermatologist. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Hi, A month ago I had simultaneously non itch rash on the bottom of both wrists. I neglected them because they were non-symptomatic.
Hyomax: Hyomax can dry you up. It it probakbly drying out your skin which is secondarily causing your itching. ...Read more
Hi my partner has a rash on his wrist he only gets it though when he wears his watch or a bracelet can someone tell me what the best thing to do for it please.?
Allergy: He is probably allergic to the materials that make the watch or bracelet such as sterling silver, sliver plated, steel, titanium etc. I recommend find out and avoid to wear those materials that he is allergic to. ...Read more
? allergic to nickel: You are either allergic to nickel or when you wash your hands soap remains under the wrist watch and that irritates your skin. ...Read more
Wrist rash: A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not be painful or itch. The wrist connects the hand to the arm. ...Read more
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
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
See a dermatologist: There are several hundred possibilities. See a dermatologist to determine the cause. ...Read more
Rash on inside of both wrists? Little red dots...Help?! alergy? Should I be worried? Slightly itchyy
Difficult to answer: It is very difficult to diagnose a rash like the one you describe without actually seeing it in person. I would recommend seeing you primary care physician. ...Read more
I have a very irritating harsh rash on my right wrist. It was making me go crazy. I couldn't stop myself from it. I put cortisone 10.
Watch on that hand?: If the rashes on the hand that you wear your watch you may be allergic to nickel. You could make the diagnosis yourself I just switching your watch to the other hand. Another possibility is that when you wash your hands you do not rinse the soap completely from that area and it is the soap that is irritating your wrist. ...Read more
Rash only on wrist, some have turned into sores. Had for over 2 weeks now. What could it be and what can I do for it? It's itchy and burns
Let your parents: Know. This will likely have to be evaluated in person for an accurate diagnosis. After the cause has been identified - a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I have worn my evoshield for a while with sweat building up and I wash it after every game. There is a reduction to the rash on my wrist. Help?
Contact Dermatitis?: You might be developing a hypersensitivity to the material the device is made of (like latex) I'm a hand surgeon who specializes in sports conditions of the upper extremity and I have seen a number of patients develop contact dermatitis to these. I would apply otc Hydrocortisone for about 5 days to the rash and not use the evoshield. If it doesn't clear I would consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have had an itchy rash on my inner wrist for three months? What is it and how can I treat it? It first looked like a bug bite but its developed.
I woke up this morning with a red circle on my wrist little bigger than half dollar sized. No rash. Looks like I rested my wrist on something circular?
Spider bite: Could be from a spider bite you suffered while sleeping. Generally painless bite. If expands and develops a central area of dark tissue, would get it looked it. Avoid scratching it. Can get Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream over he counter if itches. If fever chills, get it looked at. ...Read more
Rash: It is possible that you have developed an allergy to something. A good review of anything that may be coming into contact with the involved area may help you determine if allergy is likely. Otherwise having a dermatologist evaluate the rash would help you. ...Read more