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I have a red rash on my hand what could it be?

I have a red rash on my hand what could it be?

Rash: Really should see a doctor since a rash is best diagnosed and treated when it is seen by a physician. Could be hives, contact dermatitis, infection, etc..... ...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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I have a red rash on my hands. what's the best OTC solution?

I have a red rash on my hands. what's the best OTC solution?

Find the cause: First it clearly states on nearly every page here that we do not diagnose or treat. The word "rash" is not in any way descriptive enough to give you any medical comment on the cause or diagnosis of what your rash is. But before you can know a treatment you must know what causes the rash. ...Read more

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I have got rashes on my hands and feet, what can I do for this?

I have got rashes on my hands and feet, what can I do for this?

Derm app: There are so many rashes that exist, it would take more information to answer your question. You can download a dermatology app to your smartphone for free, take a picture of your rash, and send it to a dermatologist. You might be able to get a free and accurate answer. ...Read more

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I have a small rash on my hand..Idk what it is from...What can I use to treat my rash that is over the counter?,

I have a small rash on my hand..Idk what it is from...What can I use to treat my rash that is over the counter?,

Depends on cause: Of the rash. If it is allergy or contact dermatitis, you can try otc Hydrocortisone cream. If it is a bacterial infection, you can try neosporin ointment. If it is a fungus infection, you can try Clotrimazole cream. And treatment for one could be harmful for another. As you can see, it is not simple, so go see a dermatologist to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my hands, knees and feet. What could i have?

I have a rash on my hands, knees and feet. What could i have?

See below: Without seeing the rash, it is difficult to say. Please post a decription or picture of what it looks like so that we can try to help you. ...Read more

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Circular rashes on back of hands, what to do?

Circular rashes on back of hands, what to do?

Could be infection: (tinea infection). See your physician to be sure. Other, not infectious conditions can cause circular rashes on the backs of the hands that dont need treatment. Your dermatologist can sort these things out. ...Read more

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Circular rashes on back of hands, what is this?

Circular rashes on back of hands, what is this?

See below: If this circular rash has been present for a while, not been associated with itching, and not responding to steroid or antifungal cream, granuloma annulare is a good possibility. ...Read more

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What could cause skin rashes on the hands each spring?

What could cause skin rashes on the hands each spring?

Hand eczema - common: Allergy to something, but often not identified. Sounds like yours is pretty seasonal. Could be just about anything you come into contact with. Solvents/ metals / occupational exposure / or other typical allergens. Keep a diary to see if there is any association. Treatment is avoidance of irritants including soaps and hot water, hydration, topical steroids... ...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