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Two, of my fingers on my right hand have become very dry small fluid filled bumps mayb blisters. Skin cracking I used rash cream lotion what culd it b?

Two, of my fingers on my right hand have become very dry small fluid filled bumps mayb blisters. Skin cracking I used rash cream lotion what culd it b?

Eczema: Sounds like eczema. Needs to be treated with mid to high potency steroids. Could try twice daily Hydrocortisone ointment and strict avoidance of soap, water and solvents for a few weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

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Why are my hands red raw and blistering?

Why are my hands red raw and blistering?

See dermatologist: A number of things can cause this; what it sounds like is a contact dermatitis vs. A dishidrotic eczema. A dermatologist will be able to evaluate and help pinpoint likely exposures that led to this, and provide appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What would cause blistering that festers and stings in pain on my hands?

What would cause blistering that festers and stings in pain on my hands?

Doctor can examine: Things that cause blistering on hands or fingers include a type of eczema called dishydrotic eczema, allergic reactions (sometime to unknown substances), chemical irritants (sometimes people don't remember contact with any chemical), reactions to some plants or vegetables, infections (small pimples or abscesses), herpes 1 or 2, burns, etc... A primary care or dermatology doctor can examine hands. ...Read more

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How come I get skin blisters and dry skin on my hands when I get stressed?

How come I get skin blisters and dry skin on my hands when I get stressed?

Dyshidrosis: This is a common condition of the hands which was thought to be due to the hands being moist leading to small blisters on the sides of the fingers and ultimately resolving for awhile with dry skin. It is thought now to be related to contact dermatitis which should be ruled out by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I got bitten by a spider or a bug on my hand and now it is blistering. I feel a burning, numbing sensation. Am I going to need medical assistance?

I got bitten by a spider or a bug on my hand and now it is blistering. I feel a burning, numbing sensation. Am I going to need medical assistance?

Spider bite: There are so many types of insect bites and some can produce frightening symptoms. Hopefully this is limited to your hand but I suggest a visit to your doc to diagnose and contain the situation. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Missed the vein when doing an injection of pain medication. The hand is swollen hot and blistering. What does this mean?

Missed the vein when doing an injection of pain medication. The hand is swollen hot and blistering. What does this mean?

Urgent care or ER: Did a health care facility inject you? You should return to them for help. If you we're self injecting something, go to urgent care now for exam and treatment. It may be a cellulitis and may need bandages with soaks and possible antibiotics. Kelp clen cool moist cloth on it until you get there and elevate. ...Read more

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Have a rash on my hand and I get every few mounths my skin blisters up and and then drys and peel what is it?

Have a rash on my hand and I get every few mounths my skin blisters up and and then drys and peel what is it?

Herpes Simplex: Recurrent herpes simplex can cause blistering of the skin on the body and hands. When the 'rash breaks out' a viral culture can be obtained at the doctors office for confirmation. ...Read more

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Had a reaction to black henna on the back of hand, blistering/burning/itching. Pink scars are now apparent as dye has faded. How can I minimise scars?

Had a reaction to black henna on the back of hand, blistering/burning/itching. Pink scars are now apparent as dye has faded. How can I minimise scars?

Sun protection: Allergic reaction to the henna. The most important thing you can do for the next several months is to aggressively protect the skin from sun exposure. This means broad-spectrum SPF 50+ sunscreen, and to wear a glove when driving and keep the area covered. Exposure to sunlight will it increase the chances of increased/decreased pigmentation in the affected skin where you had the allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Burned back of hand with grease 3days ago. No blistering. Applied cold water kosher salt and aloe. Concerned. Pain in veins when hand is below waist.

Burned back of hand with grease 3days ago. No blistering. Applied cold water kosher salt and aloe. Concerned. Pain in veins when hand is below waist.

See below: Have a plastic surgeon evaluate your hand. Lack of blisters may be because the burn is really minor or very serious and deep.
Pain is usually present when the hand is lower than the hears, so keeping it high is helpful.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I had some sun spots on my arm and hand. 4 days, ago my Dermatologist removed them with liquid nitrogen. Now the are darker and blistering, and some are darker and flat. Is this normal healing? How long will they take to go away?

I had some sun spots on my arm and hand. 4 days, ago my Dermatologist removed them with liquid nitrogen. Now the are darker and blistering, and some are darker and flat. Is this normal healing? How long will they take to go away?

Under 2 weeks: IT Is normal for the areas to blister become darker and look almost like bloody blisters, In the course of a week they will darken dry and in most cases peel off. It can take a solid 2 weeks for the areas to clear. Just keep them clean and don't pick at them ...Read more

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Can plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) cause a blistering rash on palms of hands. Is that a common side affect. I am also vomiting everyday.

Can plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) cause a blistering rash on palms of hands. Is that a common side affect. I am also vomiting everyday.

See details: Rashes related to Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) use can occur as can GI issues. Speak with the doctor who prescribed it and consider discontinuing this med if the doctor believes it to be the cause. ...Read more

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Have Tinea Vesicular-Hands&feet. Using Ketoconazole, Econazole creams for 5wks. I never touch my feet and apply creams w Qtips how r hands blistering?

Have Tinea Vesicular-Hands&feet. Using Ketoconazole, Econazole creams for 5wks. I never touch my feet and apply creams w Qtips how r hands blistering?

Tinea pedis: Some times you can get infection to hands from touching fungus that is active. You might had it on your sock. Actually it's better to apply cream on feet with your hands so to protect your hand ...Read more

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Hello, after smoking a marijuana substitute, I have encountered blistering on the hands and arms. They are itchy and filled with clear liquid. Ideas?

Hello, after smoking a marijuana substitute, I have encountered blistering on the hands and arms. They are itchy and filled with clear liquid. Ideas?

Blisters: They could be sign if allergic reaction. Need examination to confirm the diagnosis. Please consult your GP or re post the question with a picture. ...Read more

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What causes a blister to appear on your hand?

There are many: Causes from burns, to dyshidrosis to genetic disorders. See dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Blisters on hands and feet?

Blisters on hands and feet?

See the doc: Have it examined. It may be something as simple as irritation. Topical medication may be prescribed. It may also be a reaction to something, like an allergy. Your doctor may consider culturing the fluid within the blisters and/or biopsy to determine what the condition is. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Recurring water blister on hand?

Dermatology: Cannot be diagnosed without direct observation. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have blisters/pimples on my hands. Why?

I have blisters/pimples on my hands. Why?

This is a very: Good question. Unfortunately without being able to take a full history and examine the lesions we will be unable to answer for you. Make an appointment for evaluation by a health care professional. ...Read more

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I have blisters on my hands that really itch but when I scrat h them they hurt what could they be?

I have blisters on my hands that really itch but when I scrat h them they hurt what could they be?

Rash blisters: Your dermatologist should evaluate this rash promptly. This could be a form of eczema called dyshydrotic eczema. It could be a contact dermatitis to something in that you touched. There could be secondary bacterial infection or fungal infection.. Patch tests and cultures may be needed to get to the root cause. After the evaluation has begun your doctor can prescribe treatment for you. ...Read more

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I have burnt my hand have a big blister, what to do?

I have burnt my hand have a big blister, what to do?

Have it evaluated.: If your blister is very large have it evaluated by your physician as large burns have a high risk of getting infected. ...Read more

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My son has blisters on his hands butt and feet what is it?

My son has blisters on his hands butt and feet what is it?

Rashes: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without seeing them. Does he have any mouth sores (look in the back of the mouth above the tonsils.) it might be hand, foot, and mouth disease but you should have it checked to make sure. ...Read more

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If I have water blisters on my hands and arms what is this?

If I have water blisters on my hands and arms what is this?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My 18 month old has blisters on his hands? What is it?

My 18 month old has blisters on his hands? What is it?

Dr. Can check rash: There are several causes of hand blisters. If there are viral (cold) symptoms or some mouth ulcers, it could be hand-foot-mouth disease... which is a viral infection that causes fever, blister-like ulcer spots in the mouth, and/or a skin rash (especially on the hands and feet). Hand-foot-mouth disease is not the foot-and-mouth (or hoof-and-mouth) disease of cattle, sheep, and pigs. ...Read more

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Small blisters on hand that came on in a couple of days?

Small blisters on hand that came on in a couple of days?

Blisters on Hands: Dyshidrosis, also known as dyshidrotic eczema or pompholyx, is an uncommon skin condition in which very small, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms of your hands and the sides of your fingers. The soles of your feet also can be affected. Treatment is with prescription super potent topical steroids. ...Read more

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So herpetic wit low on hands hurts even if you don't pop the blisters?

So herpetic wit low on hands hurts even if you don't pop the blisters?

Right.: It could be painful. Should treat it like herpes infection plus eczema. Dermatologist would know how to deal with it. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent getting blisters on my hands when lifting dumb bells?

What can I do to prevent getting blisters on my hands when lifting dumb bells?

Gloves, powder: Professional weight lifters use talc powder and wear gloves.
These are good ideas in any circumstances in the gym. ...Read more

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Tiny blisters all over hands. Spreading fast. Itchy and painful. What could they be?

Tiny blisters all over hands. Spreading fast. Itchy and painful. What could they be?

General thoughts: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,

Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person.

Conditions that are localized often are due to a particular exposure (contact with something causing an allergy).
This is particularly true of hands.
These are often itchy.
Anti-immune medicines (antihistmine/steroids). .. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Skin Blisters (Definition)

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