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Melanoma On Hands
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
Keratosis pilaris?: Can't be sure what you have with such limited info given, but u may have keratosis pilaris: thickened hair follicles. It is genetically inherited, common skin disorder which cannot be cured, but treated with topical emolients etc...Severe cases may benefit from retinoid compounds-- a type of acne med. Keeping the skin moist helps, thus is often softer in summer time due to sweating...Good luck. ...Read more
Hyper-pigmented, hardened and itchy areas all over the body, spc. On palm, soles, face, scalp, back, & 15-20 large, black nodules on legs. Psoriasis?
Maybe: It is possible but your description is not characteristic. See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Neuroma: If you are experiencing numbness between the second and third toes, this could be a result of a neuroma. Typically a morton's neuroma occurs between the third and fourth toes, but it is not unusual to have one develop where you are describing. Not usually related to the hands unless you are diabetic and are experincing diabetic peripheral neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin on hands and arms cracks severely especially on palms fingers and nails skin on arms turns red and splotchy. Painful and itchy.
PPlease see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Dark patches: You may have a fungal condition. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Yes: Skin cancer, in any of its varieties, starts in the skin. There are similar cancers that can start in other sites but they would not be called skin cancer. Also, other cancers can spread to the skin but again, you don't call it skin cancer. The cancer is usually named by its place of origin. ...Read more
Psoriasis?: Although it is very difficult to diagnose rashes without actually looking at it. But it sounds like early psoriasis by the distribution and description that you have given. Please consider uploading pictures and consulting a dermatologist here on HealthTap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 4 yr old has skin colored rashes on her face, hands, and feet. Used to be on her stomach and neck.Now the skin on her hands and feet are peeling. ?
Check it out: Bring you child to her doc. Rashes are best diagnosed in person ...Read more