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I have the same itchy thumb problem and its starting too swell, the itch is traveling down to palm.. what could it be?

I have the same itchy thumb problem and its starting too swell, the itch is traveling down to palm.. what could it be?

Exam needed: Hard to say what it is without actually seeing it. Hand dermatitis is common. A face-to-face medical exam or HealthTap Prime video consult would be helpful. ...Read more

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I have a swollen itchy thumb the area is painful now because I irritated the area. I am having the same problem on left foot. It feels hard both areas?

I have a swollen itchy thumb the area is painful now because I irritated the area. I am having the same problem on left foot. It feels hard both areas?

? Dactylitis: swollen finger and toes could indicate dactylitis is especially if it looks like a sausage. It would be nice if you send a picture. Other considerations include serious infections and inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid and reactive arthritis. These conditions can sometimes cause rapid joint destruction and need to be evaluated urgently. ...Read more

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What is itchy lump on thumb joint?

What is itchy lump on thumb joint?

Unknown: How long have you had it? What does it look like? Is it painful or itchy or swollen or ? Please be more specific. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingernails itch in the crevices. and your thumb is itchy under the cuticle?

What does it mean when your fingernails itch in the crevices. and your thumb is itchy under the cuticle?

Itch: Finger nails, crevices and cuticle itching would make me consider a fungal infection. However, some type of dry skin process can cause this. Anxiety and nerve issues can sometime present this way. ...Read more

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I just had a cast put on my arm and thumb. It's itchy. How do I itch it?

I just had a cast put on my arm and thumb. It's itchy. How do I itch it?

Relieve Cast Itching: I suggest you see the article: how to relieve itching under a cast... http://www.ehow.com/how_5675400_relieve-itching-under-cast.html. ...Read more

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I have some swelling on my thumb and itchiness is there.I think its a insect bite.Please help as the swelling is incleasing as well as redness.

I have some swelling on my thumb and itchiness is there.I think its a insect bite.Please help as the swelling is incleasing as well as redness.

Is the lesion near: the nail? If so you may have an infection. If there is swelling, warmth, pain, redness, this may need medical attention to rule out an infection. ...Read more

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Hi I woke up three days ago with my swollen and pain around my thumb.With burning and itchy.?

If this gets worse .: I would see your physician. Although likely positional or work related there are other more serious causes such as gout or a septic joint which would require more agressive treatment. ...Read more

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What is this bump on my thumb? Its very itchy, not painful.

What is this bump on my thumb? Its very itchy, not painful.

You need to be seen: either in a video or text consult with photos, or in person to try to diagnose this bump. Good luck! ...Read more

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My thumb is swollen and itchy, what could be wrong? My thumb is swollen and extremely itchy and in pain, i don't know what could have happened.

My thumb is swollen and itchy, what could be wrong? My thumb is swollen and extremely itchy and in pain, i don't know what could have happened.

Thumb itching: Your thumb being swollen and itching sounds like a contact dermatitis to something you got on it. Try 1% Hydrocortisone but this may not be strong enought. If this begins to spread then you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Having Issues with skin on thumbs, index fingers and skin between them It is dry, itchy, tough skin won't go away for months now Lotion does not help.

Having Issues with skin on thumbs, index fingers and skin between them It is dry, itchy, tough skin won't go away for months now Lotion does not help.

U may have a: contact dermatitis causing this response.Identifing the irritant and removing exposure to it,is curative.Hyrrocortisone cream can speed recovery. ...Read more

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What is causing my thumb joint to be painful, and itchy.

Painful and itchy: There could be so many reasons for that. It hard to make a determination without taking a look. ...Read more

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My thumb was very itchy, so i scratched it, but that didn't help. It felt warm, then formed a bump. The whole top of my thumb started swelling.

My thumb was very itchy, so i scratched it, but that didn't help. It felt warm, then formed a bump. The whole top of my thumb started swelling.

Likely allergy: Your description is close to the holy trinity of allergy: red, itchy, swollen. This is the first direction that i would look into, in the absence of recent trauma being involved. ...Read more

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I have a bump or a cyst(unsure) of size about half my thumb on my chest for few years. It's red and does not cause any pain but sometimes feel itchy.

I have a bump or a cyst(unsure) of size about half my thumb on my chest for few years. It's red and does not cause any pain but sometimes feel itchy.

Cyst: Most likely since you have had this for a long time without change it is either s cyst or fatty tumor. If worries you or if it changes see your doctor ...Read more

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I need help in diagnosing this little blister on my thumb. It's been a few weeks, is getting better though not healed, itchy, oozes clear white drops?

I need help in diagnosing this little blister on my thumb.  It's been a few weeks, is getting better though not healed, itchy, oozes clear white drops?

Thumb blister: Diagnosing blisters and rashes/lesions over the computer, even if seen in a grainy picture is almost impossible. Best for you to get the area physically looked at and examined by a dr. to get the real and definitive answer if it does not go way completely. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Itchy red bite-like blotch on Achilles' tendon. Thought it was a bite. Hasn't gone away in 3weeks. Size of thumb, bumpy?

Itchy red bite-like blotch on Achilles' tendon. Thought it was a bite. Hasn't gone away in 3weeks. Size of thumb, bumpy?

Hard to say: Without seeing it, but I'd advise you to have it checked out since it doesn't belong. If you wanted to try something prior to seeing a doctor I would try a topical OTC steroid cream. I.e 1percent hydrocortisone. ...Read more