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Little Red Bumps On Hands And Feet
Allergy or Virus:
It can be an allergic reaction or a viral rash like hand, foot, and mouth disease which is causing appearance of the small red bumps.
If it is allergic take some oral antihistamine medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or loratadine.
Apply some calamine lotion at the rash as it will help in soothing the skin.
If symptoms persist get an evaluation done by a dermatologist. Treatment can be then started. ...Read more
Have mouth ulcers, red bumps on hands and feet. Right ear is a little draining and 101.6 fever. My DR appt in two days. Should I go to ER or wait?
Coxsackie Virus: Also called Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease. The contagious disease is typically moderate, and nearly all patients recover in 7 to 14 days without any medical treatment. If concerned, see your GP for exam. ...Read more
I have small canker sores in my mouth and tonsils, Now red bumps on hands/feet. No fever, not itchy. Ear hurts a little too. Any idea?
Herpangina: Probably hand, foot and mouth disease. Should be examined for definitive diagnosis ...Read more
My wifes been getting little red bumps on the bottom feet palms of hands. The rash itchies bad the goes away in 10 min or so. Cream doesn't work?
Time to see a doctor: It's time to go see a doctor - if you're having a migrating rash, you should probably see a doctor and figure out what is going on - it's hard to say over the internet. ...Read more
I have really small red bumps on my hands and feet and scalp and they ictch and burn the tiniest bit...What is it??
Rash & itching: This could be scabis but it is hard to tell without seeing it. It is best if you see your 1ry care physician or dermatologist for proper diagnosis & treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
I have red bumps all over my thighs, butt, lower stomach and under my bra area. Small colorless bumps also started to appear on my hands and feet.
Doctor can evaluate: Bumps and spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, other infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams / lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more
If I have little red bumps on my hands do I have hand-foot-mouth disease? What are the other symptoms?
Could be: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a virus most commonly seen in younger children, but anyone can get it. It typically causes a fever and red bumps or spots on the palms of the hands, soles of the feet and inside and around the mouth. It is common, especially in adults, to get some but not all symptoms. For more info, see http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hand-foot-and-mouth-disease/ds00599. ...Read more
I woke up with very itchy, little red bumps (3-10mm in diameter) randomly on my arms, legs, hands, feet. They are random and sparse. What could it be?
I have small red bumps on my feet (80%), and some on my hands, belly, back or legs. They are itchy at first, then they hurt and then dry out.
Dermatologist: I recommend that you consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. This could be a problem of insect bites such as bed bugs, etc and it would be important to have a specialist diagnose the condition as soon as possible so that whatever treatment you need, even if it's not an insect problem, can be started without much delay. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
May be a fungus: Skin that is noted on the palms of the hands, plantar aspect of the foot and intertriginous zones (creases) can become irritated by friction and can attract a fungus infection. It can sometimes present as blisters. It's important that you come in and have it examined! Some other differentials can be an allergic reaction or an infection. Don't delay on getting it checked. ...Read more
I have red bumps all over my hands and a bit on my feet there bumps with liquid in them and they itch and my hands feel like leather please help me?
BLISTERS HANDS FEET:
DIFFICULT TO SAY WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING THEM.
SOUNDS LIKE A CASE OF ATHLETES FOOT THAT SPREAD TO YOUR HANDS.
PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
I'm getting tiny purple/red bumps on my hands and one on the bottom of my foot. They are very painful and my hands ache. No fluids in them either.?
After giving oral sex to a person. My hands began to peel and feet too, now red bumps appear on my palms fingers and hands, 2 on my upper lips that feel wet. Help please?
My daughter woke up with red bumps on top of her hands and feet. Now spread to upper leg - looks like red spot with whitish halo. Not measles/pox look?
Your: Daughter needs to see a doctor or you can consult a doctor on prime time showing all the lesions ...Read more
What kind of rash could my 1 year old daughter have her doctor has been perscribing her fluocinolone acetonide cream for almost 3 months now and her rash isn't going away im very worried she has red bumps all over her feet and hands wich are the worst and
This: This is difficult to answer without a picture. Possibilities include eczema (atopic dermatitis), psoriasis, allergic rash, drug rash, and scabies. Since you are not better, I would recommend she see a dermatologist for diagnosis and to discuss treatment options that can help. Does it look similar to the picture in the link below? ...Read more
I've 16 years old, I've these horrible painful/itchy red bumps in thighs, under armpits, legs, foot, hands everywhere I'm tired of it! Help me!!
Needs evaluation: These are all sites that likely itch & your passive scratching could plant a number of germs. From your description your body is likely colonized with an aggressive staph that has inflamed some hair follicles &will need prescription meds to kill off. It may be something else. The only way to know what to do is have it looked at. ...Read more
My 5 year old has been diagnosed with Hand Foot and Mouth Disease. Red bumps and swelling but today purple bruising on the feet. Is bruising normal?
Very itchy skin on feet under feet, palms of hands, fingers of feet & hands swollen, spread to the arms & legs & now to upper thighs. Red bumps first?
Itchy hands/feet: Thank you for your question. Itchy hands & feet that spreads to the arms & legs could be caused by a number of things. There are different types of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external/internal sources. Having an examination & evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Unprotected sex 10 months ago. Dry cough dry itchy skin. Red bumps on thighs. White tongue. Cuts won't heal. Athletes foot. Nail changes Oral hiv neg?
HIV: Sounds like you're having some pretty common health annoyances & are worried they're due to HIV. First, the chance of of getting HIV from 1 encounter is very low (1 in 1250 exposures for vaginal penetration). The oral HIV tests are pretty accurate (about 92%) but to be extra sure and give you peace of mind, call your gyn or PCP to get a blood test. It's quick and confidential. Good luck! ...Read more
10 days before the 40th birthday I could not move out of bed. Something was wrong with my back in the upper region toward my neck.....?
Honest: This is not a case for HealthTap. You need a 1-1 evaluation by a neurologist and/or rheumatologist. The efforts of the available HealthTap MD's have been outstanding as far as they could go In fact, if you are near the Mayo or Lahey clinics, then you should go there for an inter-discipline evaluation. In absolutely no sense of criticism, you have been through what I call "too much:" and need important psychological support to help you work this thru. H. Robert Silverstein, MD, FACC ...Read more
Tiny red bumps appeared on my hand they were a little itchy but then the next day, where the bumps were, small black lines appeared, what could it be?
Skin inflammation: Dyshydrotic eczema has similar features you describe. Send us some pics or get examined by your PCP for definite diagnosis. Try moisturizers/ olive oil and OTC cortisone cream in the meantime, You may need a higher strength by prescription if needed. ...Read more
Could be: This could be lots of diseases. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
Tiny red bumps on my hand. Not really itchy, but then the next day, where the bumps were, small black lines appeared, what could it be?
Noticed a rash on the top of my hands today (little red bumps) but I didn't touch anything that should cause a rash. Steven-johnson syndrome?
Erythema Multiforme: It's highly unlikely to be EM or Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Rashes can occur for all sort of reasons - contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, viral exanthums, mites (scabies)…the list goes on. To diagnose the rash, it really needs to be seen -not something that can be done in this format. If it is troubling you, have your doctor take a look at it. ...Read more
I have little bright red bumps that occurred on my hand, wrist and 1 or 2 in other places they look similar to flea bites. Do not itch or hurt?
You really need to: Be seen as it is impossible to diagnose and treat a rash without seeing it. Make an appointment so you can get a proper diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
I started to get little tiny red bumps in my hand, they itch once in a while now my other hand to, little neddle red dots and in my left testicle?
See a dermatologist: Cannot diagnose what cannot see. This need to be examined and a full history obtained. Go soon and get this worked out. Good luck. ...Read more
Hello I have small red bumps on my hand that hurt when I touch them and there are spreading to my left hand I was wondering if I should be concerned?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor to rule out infection and other problems. ...Read more
Unsure: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more
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