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What causes little water blister on feet and arms?

What causes little water blister on feet and arms?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause blisters on the skin. Insect bites can also cause blisters. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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Small blisters on feet very painful?

Small blisters on feet very painful?

Blisters: Are due to friction so don't wear shoes that caused them. When it breaks and fluid comes out leave the cover of skin over it. If pus comes out see you doctor as infection may be present. ...Read more

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I have swelling lumps on my palms of hands and underneath feet - like just the gland areas?

I have swelling lumps on my palms of hands and underneath feet - like  just the gland areas?

Plantar fibromas: They are likely benign lesions called fibromas. They can occur in the palms and in the soles of the feet. With respect to the feet, they are usually hard nodules within the plantar fascia. They can vary in size and in number and can bigger and more numerous over time. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist to have them examined and to establish a baseline as far as their size and location. ...Read more

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Are calluses more common on feet than on fingers?

Are calluses more common on feet than on fingers?

Calluses from trauma: calluses usually come from repeated trauma to the skin; the feet generally experience more trauma than the hands, so calluses are more common on the feet; however, in someone who uses their hands in manual labor, calluses may appear on the hands and not the feet ...Read more

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Can subcutaneous nodules(around 1 cm) on lower legs that slightly itch wid little swelling and blackening(purplish)of skin on legs be signs of cancer?

Can subcutaneous nodules(around 1 cm) on lower legs that slightly itch wid little swelling and blackening(purplish)of skin on legs be signs of cancer?

Let's biopsy: I'm actually more concerned about a cryoglobulin or leukocytoclastic vasculitis. If you have been offered a biopsy, by all means go for it. This does not sound like erythema nodosum, but i've learned not to try to second-guess a rash / skin eruption without seeing it. ...Read more

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Small bumps on my ankle meaning?

Small bumps on my ankle meaning?

Need more Info: Bumps can be caused from gangilions, epdermal inclusion cyst, rash, dermatitis etc. Please give size color painful, itching, hard soft moveable translucent? ...Read more

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5-6 tiny pinprick bumps on palms & palm side of fingers. Warts, or tiny blisters/callouses? I drove 300mi on Sat... but remember no palm pain.

5-6 tiny pinprick bumps on palms & palm side of fingers. Warts, or tiny blisters/callouses? I drove 300mi on Sat... but remember no palm pain.

Dyshidrotic eczema: is the most common cause of this symptom characterized, as you describe, by irritation/inflammation resulting in small pin-head sized blisters which coalesce and lead to peeling and itching. Associated factors include stress, swings in temperature, hands in water or chemicals. Keep moisturized, regulate stress, wear gloves. May need prescription steroid cream from PCP or Dermatologist. Stay well:) ...Read more

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Lately I've noticed that my sox are making marks on my ankles and my feet seem swollen. Also pain in my big toe on both feet. Insights?

Lately I've noticed that my sox are making marks on my ankles and my feet seem swollen. Also pain in my big toe on both feet. 
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Peripheral edema flu: The pain in your toes may be from pressure (fluid build-up) in the foot compartments. What you describe are hallmarks of peripheral edema, though swollen legs can have many causes, including kidney disease, liver damage (cirrhosis), heart failure, lymph infections, a condition called lymphedema, & others. You need to be evaluated thoroughly by a doctor. Prop your legs up at night- it could help. ...Read more

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Hi, just noticed some red/purple dots on my feet and ankles, highest one is on my calf, they are on both feet, and one has cut open, no pain, ?

Hi,  just noticed some red/purple dots on my feet and ankles, highest one is on my calf, they are on both feet, and one has cut open, no pain, ?

Could be: Insect bites or allergic reaction as a result of exposure to something like walking in grass or beach. Hard to tell without seeing and based on information provided. If this persists see dermatologist. ...Read more

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Strange rashes on my hands and feet. Got some firm little reddish spots that don't break. Is that hand-foot-mouth?

Strange rashes on my hands and feet. Got some firm little reddish spots that don't break. Is that hand-foot-mouth?

Possibly: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a common viral infection which leads to blisters or red spots on the palms, soles of the feet, and in the mouth. It can be associated with some fever. The condition is self-limited, lasting about a week. The only treatment is symptomatic. Check with your doctor if is continues. ...Read more

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What causes little tiny blisters on arms and legs?

What causes little tiny blisters on arms and legs?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Extremely cold soles of feet! Feel numb like ice. Painful dry soles and just noticed brown spots appearing on one sole of foot. Feels icy cold swollen?

Extremely cold soles of feet! Feel numb like ice. Painful dry soles and just noticed brown spots appearing on one sole of foot. Feels icy cold swollen?

Cold feet: You don't mention if your feet warm with socks or under a blanket. If they do not , seek medical attention right away. The dry skin can be related to circulation as can the discoloration. See your podiatrist or your dermatologist . ...Read more

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Painful rash on palms and soles, more on the palms. Peeling, leaving flat pink areas?

Painful rash on palms and soles, more on the palms. Peeling, leaving flat pink areas?

Dyshidrotic eczema?: A dermatologist may be able to identify eczema, psoriasis, pityriasis rubra pilaris, contact reaction, etc. Therapy to be determined by diagnosis. ...Read more

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Skin dis-colored on feet and ankle no ich?

Skin dis-colored on feet and ankle no ich?

See a doc: While there are many non concerning for this, there are a handful of conditions that should be evaluated and followed by a physician. See a doctor for a complete evaluation and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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I have mouth ulcers, firm red spots on my palms and soles of feet. Dermo said HFMD but still spreading. 4 weeks now?

I have mouth ulcers, firm red spots on my palms and soles of feet. Dermo said HFMD but still spreading. 4  weeks now?

Secondary Syphilis: This rash could be syphilis-as it characteristically affects the palms and soles of the feet. Of course this is a sexually transmitted disease-so I would want to know your exposure history. You need to show this to a doctor, preferably an Infectious Diseases specialist who would know for sure what it was and how to best treat you. It is completely treatable but you need a proper dx. It's not HFMD! ...Read more

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What causes nodules under skin on bottom of feet?

What causes nodules under skin on bottom of feet?

Few causes. : Most common causes are rheumatoid nodules and nodules related to thickening of the fascia. However if you are talking about the numerous little globules all over your feet that are seen with stretching of the skin and sometimes feel like bumps - those are normal but i'll be darned if i know what to call them. ...Read more