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I have little red bumps on my hands and feet that hurt. What is this?

I have little red bumps on my hands and feet that hurt. What is this?

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

Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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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?

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

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Small red bumps on feet 4 weeks ago went away now on hands and fingers, none inside palms. Help!

Small red bumps on feet 4 weeks ago went away now on hands and fingers, none inside palms. Help!

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

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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?

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?

See doctor: There are many potential answers . Since the rash goes away in 10 mins or so, it does not appear to be from a contact allergen or hives. ...Read more

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I have really small red bumps on my hands and feet and scalp and they ictch and burn the tiniest bit...What is it??

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

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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.

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

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If I have little red bumps on my hands do I have hand-foot-mouth disease? What are the other symptoms?

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

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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.

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