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I have iodine looking spots on the heal of my palm in 2 places and on the bottom of my thumb. Also, on my pinky finger of the other hand.

I have iodine looking spots on the heal of my palm in 2 places and on the bottom of my thumb. Also, on my pinky finger of the other hand.

Could be anything : It is very difficult to comment without seeing an image of these skin lesions. Please upload a picture or see a doctor for a proper exam and diagnosis ...Read more

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I've taken care of the itching from ringworm on top of my right hand with tinactin, (tolnaftate) but how can I treat the redness/inflammation under the blisters?

I've taken care of the itching from ringworm on top of my right hand with tinactin, (tolnaftate) but how can I treat the redness/inflammation under the blisters?

Ringworm infection: Ringworm infection is caused by fungus and rarely causes blisters. If you did not get seen i strongly recommend for u to see ur doctor for an accurate diagnoses. If it is fungal infection and tinactin (tolnaftate) did not help you may need to take a prescription medicine by mouth. ...Read more

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My 'friend' has a skin infection at the base of his penis on the underside. Any OTC treatments for this?

My 'friend' has a skin infection at the base of his penis on the underside.  Any OTC treatments for this?

Time to see a doc...: Infections around the genitals can be bacterial (something like folliculitis) or viral (like herpes). Both are treatable with the right medication - and both respond better to meds the sooner you start on the medication - but the only way to know is to see a doctor. Have your 'friend' see them soon! best of luck! ...Read more

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Hello, for the past week the top part of my hand between the thumb and index finger has been incredibly itchy, there is no rash or dry skin or bumps?

Hello, for the past week the top part of my hand between the thumb and index finger has been incredibly itchy, there is no rash or dry skin or bumps?

Itchy: Two choices: 1: Go to the nearest Pharmacy and they are very likely to recommend some cream or similar. Cost is low. 2: If you don't like that idea please go to the nearest Emergency facility. Not my first choice. ...Read more

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My finger joints are a faint blue, specifically left hand. Some discoloration on side and top of index finger and thumb. History of migraines.

My finger joints are a faint blue, specifically left hand.  Some discoloration on side and top of index finger and thumb.  History of migraines.

See your doctor: It may be raynauds disease or Burgers if you smoke. Your doctor can diagnose this and discuss with you if treatment is necessary. Hopefully this will go away. If not often the same treatment for migraines can help this. Also discuss the cefaly treatment that helps you avoid taking pain meds. ...Read more

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What is the sutable treatment for the akne and black signs on my skin at the back?

What is the sutable treatment for the akne and black signs on my skin at the back?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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Is there a natural at home remedy to get rid of small spider veins on the face such as under the nose?

Is there a natural at home remedy to get rid of small spider veins on the face such as under the nose?

Laser ablation: Probably the best and most efficient way to ablate the small spider veins is with a Laser or an electric needle aka a hyphercator. ...Read more

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How can I cure finger nail fungus of the right hand? Ichecked on the internet, but it only speaks of possiblecures for toenail fungus. Are there any home remedies for it?

How can I cure finger nail fungus of the right hand? Ichecked on the internet, but it only speaks of possiblecures for toenail fungus. Are there any home remedies for it?

Not particularly: There are many purported home remedies but a fungal nail infeciton requires oral anti-fungal medication. First you need a proper diagnosis and then treatment. The teatment for finger nail fungus is the same as toe nail fungus only shorter. Many things mimic nail fungus and is not fungus. Bacterial infections can do this. See a dermatologist and get a proper diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Help my itching hands recently, (in past wk.) I have developed severly itchy hands. The area that itches is between the thumb and first finger, in the web area, and in the meat of the thumb on the palm side. I have tried soaking them in epsom salt, hydro.

Help my itching hands recently, (in past wk.) I have developed severly itchy hands. The area that itches is between the thumb and first finger, in the web area, and in the meat of the thumb on the palm side. I have tried soaking them in epsom salt, hydro.

You : You may be dealing with a fungal infection. Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like clotrimazole; you can apply the cream twice a day for a week. If you do not notice an improvement then it may just be a dermatitis and you may need a stronger steroid cream. At this point you would need to be evaluated by your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are normal looking freckles on the sole of the foot or palm of the hand of any concern?

Are normal looking freckles on the sole of the foot or palm of the hand of any concern?

ABCD's….: Look to see if they are asymmetrical, have irregular borders, have different color or diameter greater than 6mm. Look to notice if there are any changes over time. A good dermatologist will use a dermascope to magnify the lesion and expect them closely, sometimes a naked eye can't give a proper diagnosis. When in doubt…biopsy. ...Read more

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There are tremors on the fingers of my hand. Any solution?

There are tremors on the fingers of my hand. Any solution?

Depends?: Tremors of the hand and fingers has many potential causes. Sometimes it can be due to muscle weakness, or pressure on the nerves in the neck or arm. They can also be caused by some neurologic disorders. Benign essential tremor of the hands is fairly common, but usually not bothersome. If it bothers you you should get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Black bark fungal or bacterial infection are growing on the midjoint bones of my fingers both of my left hand & right hand?

Black bark fungal or bacterial infection are growing on the midjoint bones of my fingers both of my left hand & right hand?

See a hand surgeon: And an infectious diseases specialist. This can be a very serious issue and may require opinions and input from both specialties. Do not delay with this and hope things turn out well quickly. ...Read more

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History of acdf and pf,c5-c6 in 2011. I now have hand pain specifically thumb pain and skin numbness on the outside of thumb and around nail bed, why?

History of acdf and pf,c5-c6 in 2011. I now have hand pain specifically thumb pain and skin numbness on the outside of thumb and around nail bed, why?

Pain: It's possible for for pressure on a nerve root and or problem further down from the neck. A good physical followed by new imaging or nerve conduction study could be indicated ...Read more

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the tips of my babys fingers are a tan colour compared to the rest of her, from the joint below the nail to the tip. It's the skin around the nail

the tips of my babys fingers are a tan colour compared to the rest of her, from the joint below the nail to the tip. It's the skin around the nail

Skin color: You didn't mention the age of your baby or the skin color of the rest of your baby. Color of skin around nail tends to be the same color as the palm of the hands. ...Read more

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There is a redness on the palms of my hands most of the time. What is causeing the palms of my hands to be Red most of the time ?

There is a redness on the palms of my hands most of the time. What is causeing the palms of my hands to be Red most of the time ?

Mutiple causes: You really need a complete physical exam and blood testing: sometimes this is involuntary vasomotor instability ( similar to blushing); however it can also be related to other issues. ...Read more

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My wife has some kind of rashes on the back of the palm.Any simple remedies?

My wife has some kind of rashes on the back of the palm.Any simple remedies?

Depends: You need to give a better description of the rash. Does it itch? Is it flat or raised? If they are linear and raised, it may be from a condition called lichen planus but without more details, any answer would be a guess at best. ...Read more

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