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Tiny itchy white/skin coloured bumps on wrist, palm and elbow. Very very itchy. Not responded to anti fungal cream or anti histamines. lasted 6 months?

Tiny itchy white/skin coloured bumps on wrist, palm and elbow. Very very itchy. Not responded to anti fungal cream or anti histamines. lasted 6 months?

?: doesn't look like fungal or allergic, can very well be something else, you need to be examined, please see your doctor, who might refer you to a dermatologist, good luck ...Read more

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I have a big somewhat itchy bump on my wrist. What could this be?

I have a big somewhat itchy bump on my wrist. What could this be?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I tried the salt & ice cube under my wrist & it burned, but a day or 2 later bumps appeared & now their itchy. What happend & why is it itchy?

I tried the salt & ice cube under my wrist & it burned, but a day or 2 later bumps appeared & now their itchy. What happend & why is it itchy?

IRRITATION: Why do you have to put salt and ice under your wrist? The itchy bumps can be the result of irritation from ice and salt. Try putting steroid cream at least 2x/ day to the affected area. ...Read more

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Red itchy bumps on my wrist it started off small and now expanded into more and the original one is swolen. I pulled weeds a week b4 symptoms?

Red itchy bumps on my wrist it started off small and now expanded into more and the original one is swolen. I pulled weeds a week b4 symptoms?

Poison ivy?: Sounds typical for poison ivy. Topical otc hydrocorticone would be helpful, but be sure to wash any clothes, bedding etc that may have come into contact. Difficult to know for sure without examining the rash and knowing more about your history. Good luck! ...Read more

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This morning i got a small itchy bump on my wrist, after scratching it, it spread around my wrist more. They are skin colored and flat. What is this?

This morning i got a small itchy bump on my wrist, after scratching it, it spread around my wrist more. They are skin colored and flat. What is this?

Itchy Bumps: It is hard for me to say without looking. In general, widesprad, aymmetrical, red and itchy bumps tend to be caused by a virus, rather than an allergy. They often hang around for a while, and go away without treatment. If yours have lasted weeks and started to spread, i would advise that you show them to a doctor, since only in that way can you get a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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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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Please help! I have red itchy bumps on wrist and feet?

Please help! I have red itchy bumps on wrist and feet?

Hard to tell: It is very difficult to determine the cause of a rash without seeing it. The bumps could be from scabies, which is a mite obtained from contact with others who have this. Other causes would be an allergic reaction to something you've been exposed to such as plants outside, or soaps. It could also be a medication reaction. There are also many skin diseases that can cause bumps. I suggest being seen ...Read more

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Tiny itchy bumps on ny wrist and elbow it only happens during spring/summer time.

Tiny itchy bumps on ny wrist and elbow it only happens during spring/summer time.

Contact or solar: Dermatitis of the skin can be from exposure (poison ivy/oak/sumac,) other direct allergens and sometimes the sun. Review with a dermatologist if progressive, persistent or blistering. ...Read more

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For the last few days I'd get itchy. Wrists, feet ect. Once I itch a bunch of bump welts appear. What could it be?

For the last few days I'd get itchy. Wrists, feet ect. Once I itch a bunch of bump welts appear. What could it be?

Insect bites: Could be insect bites , allergic reaction to anything - especially if walking through weedys places, etc. If OTC doesn't help, see your provider or a pharmacist for suggestions. Best! ...Read more

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Recently, I have just noticed a bump/lump on the back of my hand/wrist. It's been itchy since last night. Is this anything to worry about?

Recently, I have just noticed a bump/lump on the back of my hand/wrist. It's been itchy since last night. Is this anything to worry about?

Ganglion--no problem: Most likely, this is a ganglion, which is a fluid filled cyst. It is very common and usually is left alone. If it continues to cause pain or symptoms it can be aspirated (fluid sucked out), ruptured (usually injected with numbing medication and steroid to cause it to rupture), or removed surgically. These have approximate long term success rates of 60%, 85%, and 95%, respectively. ...Read more

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There is an small, itchy bump on my inner wrist, with something like a dot in the middle. One appeared on my lip the other day. What could it be?

There is an small, itchy bump on my inner wrist, with something like a dot in the middle. One appeared on my lip the other day.  What could it be?

Perhaps bites: If they go away I wouldn't be concerned but if you continue to get new ones, see dermatologist for possible biopsy ...Read more

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Skin coloured bumps (rarely itchy) over area near elbow,knee and wrist. Disappears and reappear after 1-2 hours. Worsen after having food?

Skin coloured bumps (rarely itchy) over area near elbow,knee and wrist. Disappears and reappear after 1-2 hours. Worsen after having food?

Uncertain: How long after eating would you note this reaction since food allergic reaction usually occurs within 2 hours after eating and usually associated with itching. I suspect also that you may have a dry skin issue and suggest that you apply a moisturizer on your skin <3 minutes after bathing and see if this helps. Does exercise or after a hot shower induce the same reaction? Let's hear from others. ...Read more

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I have small, skin colored, non-itchy bumps on my wrist and hands. Can these be cancers?

I have small, skin colored, non-itchy bumps on my wrist and hands. Can these be cancers?

Not likely: These may be warts. See your doctor to have one or more removed and the material examined by a pathologist. ...Read more

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Can virus cause itchy bumps in the joint area? Daughter has little bumps around her elbows and inside wrist area.

Can virus cause itchy bumps in the joint area?   Daughter has little bumps around her elbows and inside wrist area.

Possible but: Unusual to involve these areas alone. Do they itch? How long has this been present? If this has been present for at least a few weeks and itch, then eczema would be the most likely cause for a child of this age. ...Read more