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My Thumb Is Itchy
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
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
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