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I have a rash on left wrist not itchy and no bumps. Any suggetions?

I have a rash on left wrist not itchy and no bumps. Any suggetions?

Culture: If the rash is scaly, it could be fungal, i.e. Ringworm. As such a scrapping for KOH or culture for fungus would be confirmatory. However, your rash could be a result of some other cause. ...Read more

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3 itchy soft white lumps appeared on the middle of left wrist, sfrom the base of my hand down my arm. What are they? Not hive, I've had those b4

3 itchy soft white lumps appeared on the middle of left wrist, sfrom the base of my hand down my arm. What are they? Not hive, I've had those b4

Can't tell: However early shingles may start with itching before the bumps turn dark and painful. Google a picture of dermatome and see if your lesions follow any of the dermatome pattern. If it does, early anti-viral treatment may reduce the intensity and complication of shingles. However if you have had the same lesions b4 at the same location, shingles would be unlikely. ...Read more

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I had surgery on my left wrist on the 11th. The orange stuff they used caused a very itchy rash and I told them I was allergic to betadine. Any ideas?

I had surgery on my left wrist on the 11th. The orange stuff they used caused a very itchy rash and I told them I was allergic to betadine. Any ideas?

? iodide allergy: It sounds like a possible allergy to iodides (iodine-containing substances). If there is a rash in areas which were coated by the "orange stuff", that represents a "contact dermatitis". Contact the surgeon to confirm it was an iodinated substance, and note for the future your iodine allergy. ...Read more

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For the past few days my left wrist has been very itchy. I have a bad nickel allergy so no jewelry. I tried lotion, Olux, and Cortizone (hydrocortisone) and no relief.

For the past few days my left wrist has been very itchy. I have a bad nickel allergy so no jewelry. I tried lotion, Olux, and Cortizone (hydrocortisone) and no relief.

What is your exposur: This brings up the question of what you may be exposed to now that you are not aware of. The nickel allergy reaction is contact dermatitis and this suggests you may have another sensitizer. You might do an inventory - watch, new detergent, etc. This is not generalized but localized to something near the left wrist. Is the wrist itchy on the top or bottom? Maybe your dog has somet ...Read more

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My 9 year old son has a rash on his right wrist and left elbow bend. It came on then subsided. It is back. It is very itchy.

My 9 year old son has a rash on his right wrist and left elbow bend. It came on then subsided. It is back. It is very itchy.

Eczema possibly: Due to location and itching and on and off most likely eczema, but hard to tell without seeing it. I suggested making a consult and we can help you. In general for eczema use fragrance free products (detergents, shampoo, soap), no softeners, use moisturizer every day (fragrance free) and a steroid cream can help on the patch that is worse, but I would suggest a consult to verify it is eczema. ...Read more

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I have non itchy rashes like pimples on my right arm (wrist to elbow) and a little on left arm. I am not on medication or has changed my diet.?

Recent rash?: This may be from a viral infection or a drug reaction. If the problem goes away after 10 days, don't worry about it. If the rash persists, then see a dermatologist. If pus is present, consider impetigo It is unlikely to be an allergic reaction in the absence of itching. ...Read more

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Itchy face (especially nose), fatigue, headaches, achy joints (elbows knuckles, wrists)and left heel, nausea. Flow cytometry good mri good any ideas?

Itchy face (especially nose), fatigue, headaches, achy joints (elbows knuckles, wrists)and left heel, nausea. Flow cytometry good mri good any ideas?

Itchy face: Why flowcytometery test and MRI were performed? May be you have something more than what you mentioned such as swollen lymph nodes or mass somewhere in the body etc. Probably MRI was ordered due to headache.Need more information. ...Read more

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I went to the zoo got a itchy hand I woke up this morning with a itchy and swollen left hand it's like a dull itchy pain as well?

I went to the zoo got a itchy hand I woke up this morning with a itchy and swollen left hand it's like a dull itchy pain as well?

See a doctor: There are a lot of possible causes, some of which would require treatment for you to be safe. A doctor could probably quickly determine the cause by seeing and examining your hand, and asking a few more questions. I recommend you contact a doctor. I wish you well! ...Read more

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My right hand had suddenly swollen and woke up with left one beginning to swell. Both can be itchy at times. And I feel pain in both. What could it be?

My right hand had suddenly swollen and woke up with left one beginning to swell. Both can be itchy at times. And I feel pain in both. What could it be?

Swollen hand: That is unusual would be seen by ER /doc today. May be carpal tunnel, allergy to some product, bites, or autoimmune disease, rarely clot, reflex sympathetic dystrophy (but you need an injury for this) Could try benedryl (no driving afterward x 6 hour) / but hands are important Go to urgent care ER this AM may need prednisone. ...Read more

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Hello, I have these small bumps on the top of my left hand and they are a bit itchy and appeared overnight. Any idea what this is?

Hello, I have these small bumps on the top of my left hand and they are a bit itchy and appeared overnight. Any idea what this is?

Skin issues: There could be a number of reasons this is happening, from an allergic reaction to something that you were exposed to, to bites from insects etc. If there are other people at home who have similar issues, it could be some insect bite. Have your physician take a look at the actual bumps as it helps us figure out what they are.
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What kind of skin issue do I have? My left hand is extremely chap and becomes itchy at night including my palm and parts of my fingers. It has spread to my palms and into parts of my finger. At times, sometimes at night, it becomes itchy, and then I scra

What kind of skin issue do I have? My left hand is extremely chap and becomes itchy at night including my palm and parts of my fingers. It has spread to my palms and into parts of my finger. At times, sometimes at night, it becomes itchy, and then I scra

The: The most likely answer to your problem is that you have a type of eczema of the hands called dyshydrotic eczema or palmoplantar eczema. It is easy to treat but you will most likely need a prescription strength cortisone cream that only your doctor can prescribe. I recommend seeing your doctor to confirm the diagnosis (because sometimes other conditions can mimic this) and to get the best treatment. Once you get the right medicine, you'll feel better quickly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Yestarday I saw itchy type bump on my left hand as well as stomach and swelling left hand please help?

Yestarday I saw itchy type bump on my left hand as well as stomach and swelling left hand please help?

Possibly hives?: Hives are raised, itchy bumps caused by histamine (chemical released during an allergic reaction). Blocking histamine by taking an oral anti-histamine can help prevent new hives from forming, and help current hives fade away. For people over 2 yr old, oral zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) can also be used. Sometimes Hydrocortisone 1% cream can decrease hives. If worried, one should see a doctor to be diagnosed. ...Read more

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How are you? I'm having pain in the veins on my left hand and hands are very itchy. What could this be coming from? Any ideas at all will be helpful!!

How are you? I'm having pain in the veins on my left hand and hands are very itchy. What could this be coming from? Any ideas at all will be helpful!!

Age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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Left side of clit&hood a bit red&sore/itchy wen touched no weird discharge/odor cud hand sex (2 weeks b4)be d cause? Happens randomly, shud I worrywhat2do?

Left side of clit&hood a bit red&sore/itchy wen touched no weird discharge/odor cud hand sex (2 weeks b4)be d cause? Happens randomly, shud I worrywhat2do?

Cud b d hand: The changes you describe do not seem to be associated with anything worrisome as far as I can tell. It certainly could fit changes consistent with repeated and vigorous rubbing from the use of something such as a hand. Try stopping that activity for a while longer and see if your clit and hood clear up. If not please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

Allergic reaction: You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it helps. If no improvement in a couple of days, end us a picture on a virtual consult to help us make a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small red bumps each winter mainly onright hand a little but on left hand (backside) becomes itchy and inflamed goes away in the spring. What can I do?

Small red bumps each winter mainly onright hand a little but on left hand (backside) becomes itchy and inflamed goes away in the spring. What can I do?

Eczema: Treat the bumps with moisturizers like cerave cream. You also need a prescription cortisone like clobetadol cream and use it twice a day for two weeks, rest one week, then repeat if necessary. ...Read more

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My hands after cold exposure were very itchy and red, what completely gone but since 3 weeks lower half of pointing finger my left hand is swollen.

My hands after cold exposure were very itchy and red, what completely gone but since 3 weeks lower half of pointing finger my left hand is swollen.

Sounds like Raynauds: It sounds like you may have a reaction to cold called Raynauds phenomenon. It describe it to people as an "allergy" to cold. Your body is put into that environment and does not react to it the way it should. It is like a broken thermostat. My advise to you is seek a warm climate and stay out of the cold; and that includes the freezer section in the store. ...Read more

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I have swollen painful/itchy lumps under my armpits, mainly left hand side, following 3 weeks of long and exhausting travelling. Is it just due to fatigue?

I have swollen painful/itchy lumps under my armpits, mainly left hand side, following 3 weeks of long and exhausting travelling. Is it just due to fatigue?

Hydroadenitis: You should make sure that you do not have a condition known as hydroadenitis which can be provoked by using deoderants that contain aluminum. If you switch to a non aluminum formula and the problem persists you should check with your primary care provider. ...Read more