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Large Itchy Red Welts On Fingers
I have a large (1.5 in) red welt on my finger that pulses, is warm and tough. Area is swollen, not painful, slightly itchy. Should I see a dr?
Recommended...: Yes, definitely recommended to get seen in order to take a good look at it and get an opinion on what this could be. ...Read more
Welts is another description of hive or swelling in the skin. They are pink, raised and with a vague border. The term welts is used more often for larger pinkish swelling in the skin, whereas , hives are often smaller pinkish swellings. Both are caused by histamine release in the skin which usually ...Read more
I have big red welts that are spreading all over my body and they are itchy and they hurt and burn. I was out in the woods the other day. Please help?
I have large welt like bumps on my right shin. very red. bumps always there but only itch on occasion. tender and painful before it gets itchy.
Red welts poppng up all over, itchy I have tried benadryl, Benadryl itch relief, and hydrocortizone. A couple days ago i hit my arm against the corner of a dresser, a few hours later i noticed there was a big red welt there, it didn't bruise, just started
I'm on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) antibiotic for a uti. Been taking it for about 5 days. Just tonight I noticed big itchy red welts all over my body. Alergic reaction?
Yes: You are most likely experiencing an allergic reaction to bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Because one component of Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is sulfamethoxazole, you should not take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) if you are allergic to sulfa drugs. Severe dermatologic reactions, including fatalities have been reported with the use of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Discontinue the antibiotic and see your doctor for an alternative treatment/follow-up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would herp whitlow present as 1 small itchy lesion on finger w/ dots inside, no pain, no redness & no vesicles 4-5 days after initial symptoms?
Ive had this itchy skin prob since taking amoxycllin in April '14. basically certain parts of my body itch and usually a rash or welt occurs, redness ?
Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.
Bumps on back of hands and fingers. Itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.
Dishydrotic eczema?: Eczema on the fingers and hands doesn't have to look like the dry, crackly surface skin texture of eczema elsewhere. Fingers can have itchy flesh-colored bumps, called dishydrotic eczema or dishydrosis. The treatment is as in eczema, with hydrocortisone cream or other steroid creams; and if the rash worsens or isn't better soon, one should see a primary care doctor or dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more