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What does itchy wrist mean?

What does itchy wrist mean?

Simple Definition: The simple definition of itchy wrist is a feeling that make you want to scratch your wrist skin. There are at least 15 causes and some are serious. I suggest that anyone that thinks they might have "itchy wrist" should do a browser search to find which of these causes seems likely. Or visit to your family doctor especially of your daily activities or rest are being interrupted. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


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What does an itchy wrist mean?

Simple Definition: The simple definition of itchy wrist is a feeling that make you want to scratch your wrist skin. There are at least 15 causes and some are serious. I suggest that anyone that thinks they might have "itchy wrist" should do a browser search to find which of these causes seems likely. Or visit to your family doctor especially of your daily activities or rest are being interrupted. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Itchy wrist?

What is the definition or description of: Itchy wrist?

Itchy wrist: The wrist is the joint that connects the hand with the arm. When it itches it can cause an irritating sensation that leads to a desire to scratch the skin. ...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.?

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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Why am I breaking out in a mildly itchy rash on my wrist?

Why am I breaking out in a mildly itchy rash on my wrist?

Rash: It is possible that you have developed an allergy to something. A good review of anything that may be coming into contact with the involved area may help you determine if allergy is likely. Otherwise having a dermatologist evaluate the rash would help you. ...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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Rash only on wrist, some have turned into sores. Had for over 2 weeks now. What could it be and what can I do for it? It's itchy and burns

Rash only on wrist, some have turned into sores. Had for over 2 weeks now. What could it be and what can I do for it? It's itchy and burns

Let your parents: Know. This will likely have to be evaluated in person for an accurate diagnosis. After the cause has been identified - a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a strange rash that appeared on my wrist. It's very itchy and I don't think I've had a recent allergic reaction to anything.

Probably contact rxn: Hi
Most itchy rashes localized to one spot are due to contact with a substance....and it can be to a substance that you have used or touched for many months...like a watch or detergent on the sleeve of your shirt....etc. Try looking up contact allergy on wedmd or truetest. Com Good luck. ...Read more

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Weird lace-like rash appeared on the back of hand tonight. Nothing different in routine, not itchy, spreading to other hand and wrists.?

Weird lace-like rash appeared on the back of hand tonight. Nothing different in routine, not itchy, spreading to other hand and wrists.?

Rash: Rashes like that could be a fungus or viral probably can be easily treated but check in with your dermatologist and don't put an steroid cream on it till you see derm ...Read more

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I got an itchy rash on my neck folds, wrists and a little on my face, what could it be?

I got an itchy rash on my neck folds, wrists and a little on my face, what could it be?

Unsure: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Rash that turns to yellowish blisters not real filled with anything. Painful to touch. And itchy. Only happens on wrist. Last for about 2 days 4xa yea?

Blisters: A blister that forms as part of a skin rash may be tiny, as small as the head of a pin, or much larger, up to one-half inch wide. Blisters associated with a skin rash are typically circular-shaped and filled with a serous fluid that may leak out, forming a yellow crust. Causes include bacteria, viruses, and allergic reactions. See your doctor when you have your rash. ...Read more

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My 11 year old has a little rash on the inside of her wrist. It isn't red or itchy. It kind of forms a ring. Is it ringworm?

My 11 year old has a little rash on the inside of her wrist. It isn't red or itchy. It kind of forms a ring. Is it ringworm?

Don't know: Cant say without seeing a picture of it. Bring her to your pediatrician who can look at it and tell you. ...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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Itchy rash, blisters, hard black specks on back of hands, wrists?

Itchy rash, blisters, hard black specks on back of hands, wrists?

Poison ivy?: Itchy rash with blisters, on back of hands and wrist could be from a few conditions. I would think about poison ivy first, and the hand and wrist could be the area of contact. Scabies is another condition to be thought of. Any contact allergy can present with this also. ...Read more

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Real bad itchy rash on arm by wrist. That's spreading n I itched them so bad they r open n pus comes out. N they be burning. Itch bad. Help swell a lil?

Real bad itchy rash on arm by wrist. That's spreading n I itched them so bad they r open n pus comes out. N they be burning. Itch bad. Help swell a lil?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & see a doc: If the rash is bad, and especially if there is pus coming out, you should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. In the meantime, otc Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (25-50mg every 4-6hrs for an adult) can relieve itching and swelling, but may make you feel sleepy, so be careful driving, etc. ...Read more

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Very itchy all over, expecially at night, itchy pimple rash on wrist and fingers, worried could be scabbies!?

Very itchy all over, expecially at night, itchy pimple rash on wrist and fingers, worried could be scabbies!?

Scabies: You are probably right. Get a skin scrape by a derm and a prescription and you'll recover quickly. ...Read more

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Rash on wrists and thighs and stomach I think its spreading to my hands have had it for about three weeks small hardly raised pink dots itchy?

Rash on wrists and thighs and stomach I think its spreading to my hands have had it for about three weeks small hardly raised pink dots itchy?

Get eval: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Blistery rash, red & swollen all over hands. Starting to spread up wrists & on feet. Very itchy. Is it an allergic reaction?

Blistery rash, red & swollen all over hands. Starting to spread up wrists & on feet. Very itchy. Is it an allergic reaction?

Allergic reaction: It sounds like it. YOu may need some medicine for this asap. See a doctor or perform a virtual consult. A picture would help as well ...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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I am experiencing rash on my wrists/hands. (quality: itchiness, bumpy). The following also describe me: Burning sensation and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

I am experiencing rash on my wrists/hands. (quality: itchiness, bumpy). The following also describe me: Burning sensation and Skin redness or irritation. What should I do?

Irritant?: It appears that you have an irritant reaction on your hands and wrists. This may be from excessive hand-washing, exposure to irritants (esp chemical solvents), and possible contact allergens as well. Try wearing non-latex gloves to reduce hand-washing and irritant exposure. A few days of topical cortisone may help calm down the irritation. Apply hand lotion often. See derm doc if persistent. ...Read more

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Itchy Wrist (Definition)

The wrist is the joint that connects the hand with the arm. When it itches it can cause an irritating sensation that leads to a desire ...Read more


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more