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I have a cluster of blister-like sores on my finger. They have dark dots in the center. They're not itchy. What are they?

I have a cluster of blister-like sores on my finger. They have dark dots in the center. They're not itchy. What are they?

Tiny blisters finger: Tiny blisters (1mm or smaller) on the fingers can be a sign of dyshidrotic eczema. This may be caused from sweat glands that get blocked. A prescription strong topical steroid often helps. Irritation or rubbing can initiate a flare. ...Read more

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A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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Hi, I have very tiny little flush blisters on my finger about 20 of them covering a tiny area, not itchy, but look to have liquid in them, can you help?

Hi, I have very tiny little flush blisters on my finger about 20 of them covering a tiny area, not itchy, but look to have liquid in them, can you help?

Seeing=believing: I recommend you take a picture of the area in good lighting, set up a Virtual Consult and upload the pic to one of our HealthTap docs for a diagnosis. Chances are that we can recommend a treatment that doesn't require a prescription. Meanwhile, wash your hands with a gentle soap, rinse well in warm water, pat dry then apply a plain moisturizer. ...Read more

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Red dry itchy & little blister like spots on my fingers.

Red dry itchy & little blister like spots on my fingers.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. Treatment is with prescription strength cortisone. ...Read more

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I have 2 swollen fingers there is a blister forming on one, both fingers are itchy & very hot?

I have 2 swollen fingers there is a blister forming on one, both fingers are itchy & very hot?

See a doctor: There is something wrong, could be an infection, could be an allergic reaction. If you can't be seen immediately, go to an urgent care center or emergency room. Make sure to take of any and all jewerly from your hand. If you have benedryl, you may want to take one in case its an allergy but get to a doctor.... ...Read more

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I get these itchy blisters on my fingers that pop when I scratch them. What are they? And how can I get rid of them?

I get these itchy blisters on my fingers that pop when I scratch them. What are they? And how can I get rid of them?

Dyshidrotic eczema: Very common disorder, where small blister like lesions that resemble tapioca are found on the fingers. Often times this is environmental, secondary to outside irritants. Moisturizers, using gentle soaps can be helpful. Sometimes, may require prescription topical corticosteroid cream for short period of time to resolve. ...Read more

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Over the last two yrs I have been getting off and on small dry blisters on my hands and fingers, they are not itchy and I can scrape them off no pain.

Over the last two yrs I have been getting off and on small dry blisters on my hands and fingers, they are not itchy and I can scrape them off no pain.

May be viral or fung: Could be a few things but what comes to mind is a low grade infection such as one that is caused from viral/fungal origin. Typically these are not invasive organisms but if recurrent wold worry about immune function. If you have not had testing for this, you should, as you are at higher risk for other conditions. ...Read more

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Hi, I have this blister like bump on the inside of my pinky finger. It has a white dot in the middle of it. It is also itchy and burns a bit. Help pls?

Hi, I have this blister like bump on the inside of my pinky finger. It has a white dot in the middle of it. It is also itchy and burns a bit. Help pls?

Infection: It could be an infected blister or a wart. Very difficult to comment without an examination. It is best if you get your doctor to have a look at it as it may be something needing a biopsy. ...Read more

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Two fingers (top part) itchy, red& swollen. Few red bumps/blisters maybe? Few red dots undar skin. I kno I had a small cut on1 finger if that helps??

Two fingers (top part) itchy, red& swollen. Few red bumps/blisters maybe? Few red dots undar skin. I kno I had a small cut on1 finger if that helps??

Infected: Could be herpangina or could be staph/strep or could be
spider bite. Go see a doc. If you begin to see red streaks up the forearm and or tender nodes in elbow or axilla, go see doc immediately. ...Read more

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Does 1 blister, size of pen eraser on finger w/ tiny dots in it, no pain no redness but very itchy sound like eczema, fungus or whitlow? Had 4 days.

Does 1 blister, size of pen eraser on finger w/ tiny dots in it, no pain no redness but very itchy sound like eczema, fungus or whitlow? Had 4 days.

Blister: Kind of hard to tell, did you have any trauma? Are you a dentist and do dental exams using your fingers? Is there any puss and erythema around the site? If its growing in size, see a practitioner to be evaluated. Whatever you do don't pop it - you will likely cause a wound infection worse than you have. ...Read more

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Whitlow or Fungus? 1 pen sized blister on finger, dots in it, no pain no redness but very itchy. Have persistent fungal inf on foot.

Whitlow or Fungus? 1 pen sized blister on finger, dots in it, no pain no redness but very itchy. Have persistent fungal inf on foot.

Sounds fungal: Would need a visual consult and better history to help you really. I hope you feel better and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps that resmble blisters. Have clear liquid inside and appear on fingers ankle and toes. If u pop it it comes right back up.... Help!?

Small itchy bumps that resmble blisters. Have clear liquid inside and appear on fingers ankle and toes. If u pop it it comes right back up.... Help!?

Bumps: First - don't pop them as that is a great way to get an infection. Second - do call your podiatrist or dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, armsdespite the medicines I've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, armsdespite the medicines I've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

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

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My right hand fingers (middle, index) skin are always peeling and dry. It doesn't hurt or anything just sometimes itchy. It's been like this for months. A few days ago I start to notic my thumb tip skin is also peeling and now it left a blister on my t?

My right hand fingers (middle, index) skin are always peeling and dry. It doesn't hurt or anything just sometimes itchy. It's been like this for months. A few days ago I start to notic my thumb tip skin is also peeling and now it left a blister on my t?

Dyshidrotic eczema: Without seeing it you probably have chronic hand eczema. A very common skin problem associated with chronic exposure to certain soaps or other substances or with frequent hand-washing, just to name a few. If you can identify something like that avoid it or use gloves during exposure. Barrier creams can help retain moisture. The treatment of choice is high potency steroids; you may need a script ...Read more

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I am noticing small itchy blisters randomly all over the body. They are at the back and legs and on hand and between fingers. Very small in size but are watery. What they could be? What could be done to cure it, haven't seen any doctor yet. Advice please

I am noticing small itchy blisters randomly all over the body. They are at the back and legs and on hand and between fingers. Very small in size but are watery. What they could be? What could be done to cure it, haven't seen any doctor yet. Advice please

Hard to know: A physician will need to examine and know more about your history. The description does seem consistent with dyshidrotic eczema, but biopsy may be warranted to rule out more serious alternatives. Cold compresses may help while awaiting evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, arms, and face. This has I've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, arms, and face. This has I've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

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

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Wake up with itchy bites on arms and a single bite on sole of foot and have tiny blisters on fingers/palm of hand its been going on for about 2-3month?

Wake up with itchy bites on arms and a single bite on sole of foot and have tiny blisters on fingers/palm of hand its been going on for about 2-3month?

May not be bites: It is possible that you have something called hand/foot ezcema or dermatitis, since it has been going on for a long time. You also describe tiny blisters which are found in this condtition. While it is treatable, it is not curable. You should see a dermatologist for treatment and to verify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have about seven itchy pimple-blister looking bumps dispersed evenly throughout legs and arms and two on my fingers. I also have strep throat?

I have about seven itchy pimple-blister looking bumps dispersed evenly throughout legs and arms and two on my fingers. I also have strep throat?

Hard to tell: It's hard to identify skin lesions by description. They may be insect bites. They may be pimples. They may be other types of sores. See a doctor if they are bothering you. ...Read more

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Hi doc. I have these blistered spots appearing all over my body. Arms, fingers, legs mainly, ankle and toes. They're really itchy. What are these?

Hi doc. I have these blistered spots appearing all over my body. Arms, fingers, legs mainly, ankle and toes. They're really itchy. What are these?

Blisters?: If you truly have blisters (containing fluid which drains out when opened) then you need to consult you doctor ASAP because this may be a sign of a serious illness. If they are just small raised bumps which subside < a day, then they are likely hives (viral infection is a frequent cause)., then try antihistamine up to 4 x/day. If problem gets worse or >6 wks. See allergist.? drug reaction. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an itchy finger tip?

What should I do if I have an itchy finger tip?

Depends on the cause: There are many causes of itchy skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause itchy eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy burning fingers?

Why do I have itchy burning fingers?

Depends: It can be anything from a dermatological condition- do you see any skin peeling if so you can have dyshidrotic eczema or a fungus.
Or you can have something like carpal tunnel syndrome. (for the latter see an orthopedist.). ...Read more

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What causes swollen and itchy fingers only in the winter?

What causes swollen and itchy fingers only in the winter?

Xerosis or Reynaud's: The cold weather and low humidity removes the moisture barrier from the skin, causing substances to penetrate and cause irritation. Cold weather also may cause vasospsm in the fingers, reducing blood flow, which may result in the same dysfunction. Use moisturizers and gloves, and see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What bugs leave itchy water blisters?

ALmost all of them: With injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. Swelling occurs under the skin layers and causes them to bulge creating a protective fluid cushion called a blister. As the area heals, the fluid will be resorbed or when no longer needed, the blister opens and it drains. This should take about a week. Keep it covered and protected. ...Read more

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Red and itchy leg also now blistering?

Red and itchy leg also now blistering?

Blistering rash: Blisters with redness and itch can signify a contact dermatitis such as poison ivy or oak or sumac if indeed you have had exposure to weeds or vines outdoors. I would suggest white vinegar soaks and apply Hydrocortisone cream 2-3x/day. If the condition worsens, please see a dermatologist. ...Read more