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I have some swelling on my thumb and itchiness is there. I think its a insect bite. Please help as the swelling is incleasing as well as redness.

I have some swelling on my thumb and itchiness is there. I think its a insect bite. Please help as the swelling is incleasing as well as redness.

Is the lesion near: The nail? If so you may have an infection. If there is swelling, warmth, pain, redness, this may need medical attention to rule out an infection. ...Read more

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What is this bump on my thumb? Its very itchy, not painful.

What is this bump on my thumb? Its very itchy, not painful.

You need to be seen: Either in a video or text consult with photos, or in person to try to diagnose this bump. Good luck! ...Read more

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My thumb was very itchy, so I scratched it, but that didn't help. It felt warm, then formed a bump. The whole top of my thumb started swelling.

My thumb was very itchy, so I scratched it, but that didn't help. It felt warm, then formed a bump. The whole top of my thumb started swelling.

Likely allergy: Your description is close to the holy trinity of allergy: red, itchy, swollen. This is the first direction that I would look into, in the absence of recent trauma being involved. ...Read more

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Hi I woke up three days ago with my swollen and pain around my thumb. With burning and itchy.?

Hi I woke up three days ago with my swollen and pain around my thumb. With burning and itchy.?

If this gets worse.: I would see your physician. Although likely positional or work related there are other more serious causes such as gout or a septic joint which would require more agressive treatment. ...Read more

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My thumb is swollen and itchy, what could be wrong? My thumb is swollen and extremely itchy and in pain, I don't know what could have happened.

My thumb is swollen and itchy, what could be wrong? My thumb is swollen and extremely itchy and in pain, I don't know what could have happened.

Thumb itching: Your thumb being swollen and itching sounds like a contact dermatitis to something you got on it. Try 1% Hydrocortisone but this may not be strong enought. If this begins to spread then you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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I just had a cast put on my arm and thumb. It's itchy. How do I itch it?

Relieve Cast Itching: I suggest you see the article: how to relieve itching under a cast...

http://www. Ehow. Com/how_5675400_relieve-itching-under-cast. Html. ...Read more

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Hi! I've got this tiny bumps along the edge and side of my thumb and it's sooo itchy. I also got a few on my left toe as well. What could these be?

Hi! I've got this tiny bumps along the edge and side of my thumb and it's sooo itchy. I also got a few on my left toe as well. What could these be?

Contact.: More than likely you have managed to come in contact with a substance that has caused this reaction. There are many possibilities. Perhaps reviewing your immediate past and just what you may have contacted may help. If not, Seek an evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingernails itch in the crevices. And your thumb is itchy under the cuticle?

What does it mean when your fingernails itch in the crevices. And your thumb is itchy under the cuticle?

Itch: Finger nails, crevices and cuticle itching would make me consider a fungal infection. However, some type of dry skin process can cause this. Anxiety and nerve issues can sometime present this way. ...Read more

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I have the same itchy thumb problem and its starting too swell, the itch is traveling down to palm. What could it be?

I have the same itchy thumb problem and its starting too swell, the itch is traveling down to palm. What could it be?

Exam needed: Hard to say what it is without actually seeing it. Hand dermatitis is common. A face-to-face medical exam or HealthTap Prime video consult would be helpful. ...Read more

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Having Issues with skin on thumbs, index fingers and skin between them It is dry, itchy, tough skin won't go away for months now Lotion does not help.

Having Issues with skin on thumbs, index fingers and skin between them It is dry, itchy, tough skin won't go away for months now Lotion does not help.

U may have a: contact dermatitis causing this response. Identifing the irritant and removing exposure to it, is curative. Hyrrocortisone cream can speed recovery. ...Read more

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What is itchy lump on thumb joint?

What is itchy lump on thumb joint?

Unknown: How long have you had it? What does it look like? Is it painful or itchy or swollen or? Please be more specific. ...Read more

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What is causing my thumb joint to be painful, and itchy.

Painful and itchy: There could be so many reasons for that. It hard to make a determination without taking a look. ...Read more

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On top of my toes and fingers especially thumbs are very itchy?

On top of my toes and fingers especially thumbs are very itchy?

There are many: Possibilities for your symptoms including allergic reaction, hand, foot, mouth disease, fungal infection, etc. You need to see a health care provider for an examination. Go today. ...Read more

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I have a bump or a cyst (unsure) of size about half my thumb on my chest for few years. It's red and does not cause any pain but sometimes feel itchy.

I have a bump or a cyst (unsure) of size about half my thumb on my chest for few years. It's red and does not cause any pain but sometimes feel itchy.

Cyst: Most likely since you have had this for a long time without change it is either s cyst or fatty tumor. If worries you or if it changes see your doctor ...Read more

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I need help in diagnosing this little blister on my thumb. It's been a few weeks, is getting better though not healed, itchy, oozes clear white drops?

I need help in diagnosing this little blister on my thumb. It's been a few weeks, is getting better though not healed, itchy, oozes clear white drops?

Thumb blister: Diagnosing blisters and rashes/lesions over the computer, even if seen in a grainy picture is almost impossible. Best for you to get the area physically looked at and examined by a dr. To get the real and definitive answer if it does not go way completely. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Itchy red bite-like blotch on Achilles' tendon. Thought it was a bite. Hasn't gone away in 3weeks. Size of thumb, bumpy?

Itchy red bite-like blotch on Achilles' tendon. Thought it was a bite. Hasn't gone away in 3weeks. Size of thumb, bumpy?

Hard to say: Without seeing it, but I'd advise you to have it checked out since it doesn't belong. If you wanted to try something prior to seeing a doctor I would try a topical OTC steroid cream. I.e 1percent hydrocortisone. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of itchy bumps on my lower back, in almost a line shape, the entire thing no bigger than my thumb nail, some bumps have clear fluid...

I have a cluster of itchy bumps on my lower back, in almost a line shape, the entire thing no bigger than my thumb nail, some bumps have clear fluid...

It sounds like: Shingles. Check this link for an overview of shingles http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/shingles/basics/definition/con-20019574
To send an e-mail to me click this link https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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On my plam and by my thumb area I have skin tone little bumps. Look clear not risen up or anything and it's itchy little red dots mostly clear though?

On my plam and by my thumb area I have skin tone little bumps. Look clear not risen up or anything and it's itchy little red dots mostly clear though?

Could be eczema: Dyshidrotic (hand) eczema can look like that, so can scabies. Any lesions between fingers? In arm pits? In groin? Any history of eczema or allergies? Avoid excess hand washing and moisturize them. Could try otc hydrocortisone. ...Read more

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Can one suddenly develop eczema at age 63? Dishydrosis in past. This "eczema" appeared as a tiny crop of itchy shiny wet looking blisters on thumb.

Can one suddenly develop eczema at age 63? Dishydrosis in past. This "eczema" appeared as a tiny crop of itchy shiny wet looking blisters on thumb.

It is possible: However, you should see a dermatologist to examine you. There are other conditions that can resemble eczema. One often cause of an eczema-like problem at your age is simple dry skin that can become easily irritated. Your dermatologist can help you determine what is going on and the best treatment options. ...Read more

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I have a swollen itchy thumb the area is painful now because I irritated the area. I am having the same problem on left foot. It feels hard both areas?

I have a swollen itchy thumb the area is painful now because I irritated the area. I am having the same problem on left foot. It feels hard both areas?

? Dactylitis: Swollen finger and toes could indicate dactylitis is especially if it looks like a sausage. It would be nice if you send a picture. Other considerations include serious infections and inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid and reactive arthritis. These conditions can sometimes cause rapid joint destruction and need to be evaluated urgently. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pain on my left thumb and it hurts to move. It's not broken or fractured. Also my left palm is really itchy. How can should I treat it?

I have a lot of pain on my left thumb and it hurts to move. It's not broken or fractured. Also my left palm is really itchy. How can should I treat it?

Consider: And evaluation by your medical doctor/rehab doctor/neurologist for an emg/ncs (test to look at your nerves in your hand). Wouldn't be surprised if you have carpal tunnel syndrome. Changing diapers is dangerous... Make your husband do it. He is suppose to protect you, or you can tell him its' doctors orders. ...Read more

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What can cause recurring hives/itchy rashes that pop up out of nowhere on the tops of my hands by my thumb only?

What can cause recurring hives/itchy rashes that pop up out of nowhere on the tops of my hands by my thumb only?

Contact: This is mostly likely from something you have had repeated contact with such as soap (especially if you wash your hands often), lotion, rubber, detergents, glove, etc.
Consult a dermatologist if needed for patch skin testing if none of the above applies to you. ...Read more

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I have a swollen thumb. I just woke up with it. However it is itchy and throbbing but I have a redish line going up past my wrist now?

I have a swollen thumb. I just woke up with it. However it is itchy and throbbing but I have a redish line going up past my wrist now?

Reddish line arm: A reddish line associated with swelling in the thumb or hand or a finger can be sign of inflammation and more severely INFECTION. Infection with increased pain and red streaking the arm also know as ascending lymphangitis is s serious problem that needs treatment, minimally antibiotics very soon and at time surgical decompression if there infection in a closed space. CALL YOUR DOCTOR or GO to ER ...Read more

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Have these itchy red pimples around my thumb and spreading to my hands?

Have these itchy red pimples around my thumb and spreading to my hands?

May be allergic or: This may be an allergic reaction, or infection, or it may be a specific dermatitis. Your physician can help guide you and if necessary send you to a dermatologist
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Help, what to do with clear itchy bumps on my right hand on the thumb and pointer finger?

SEE A DOCTOR: Hard to tell what to do until you have a diagnosis. Dermatitis- many types. ...Read more

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Remedy for a red itchy rash between the thumb and index finger. What can I use. Thank you.

Remedy for a red itchy rash between the thumb and index finger. What can I use. Thank you.

Topical cortisone: Use topical cortisone cream, generic, that can be found at any drug store. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Please tell me what to do with clear itchy bumps on my right hand on the thumb and pointer finger?

Please tell me what to do with clear itchy bumps on my right hand on the thumb and pointer finger?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have. If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up. If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I think I was bitten by something back in May and since then my scalp and skin is so itchy and now my thumb is swollen and throbbing! Is this possible?

I think I was bitten by something back in May and since then my scalp and skin is so itchy and now my thumb is swollen and throbbing! Is this possible?

Scalp/thumb: It is difficult to say if they are remote or related. See your doctor for assessment and blood work. All the best. ...Read more