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I have a pimple- like thing with no pus located on on my left wrist. It causes no irritation and feels a slight pain when i pinch it. What is it?

 I have a pimple- like thing with no pus located on on my left wrist. It causes no irritation and feels a slight pain when i pinch it. What is it?

Many possibilities.: You don't say how long it's been there, but this time of year it could be as simple as a bug bite. If it hasn't been there long, give it a few days to go away. If it has been present longer than a week, let your doctor or a dermatologist have a look at it. ...Read more

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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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I have non itchy rashes like pimples on my right arm (wrist to elbow) and a little on left arm. I am not on medication or has changed my diet. ?

I have non itchy rashes like pimples on my right arm (wrist to elbow) and a little on left arm. I am not on medication or has changed my diet. ?

Recent rash?: This may be from a viral infection or a drug reaction. If the problem goes away after 10 days, don't worry about it. If the rash persists, then see a dermatologist. If pus is present , consider impetigo It is unlikely to be an allergic reaction in the absence of itching. ...Read more

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Very itchy all over, expecially at night, itchy pimple rash on wrist and fingers, worried could be scabbies!?

Very itchy all over, expecially at night, itchy pimple rash on wrist and fingers, worried could be scabbies!?

Scabies: You are probably right. Get a skin scrape by a derm and a prescription and you'll recover quickly. ...Read more

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I am 26 yrs old female & got some rashes like pimples in my hand shall i use calosoft lotion?

I am 26 yrs old female & got some rashes like pimples in my hand shall i use calosoft lotion?

See below: Use that or a lotion containing cortisone. If the rash persists after that, check with a dermatologist. It may represent a reaction to a substance you are using --soap, a cosmetic, for example ...Read more

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I have a rash on left wrist not itchy and no bumps. Any suggetions?

I have a rash on left wrist not itchy and no bumps. Any suggetions?

Culture : If the rash is scaly , it could be fungal , i.e. Ringworm. As such a scrapping for KOH or culture for fungus would be confirmatory. However , your rash could be a result of some other cause. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my left wrist & on the right side of the back of my neck thats just slightly into my hair line. Neither area really itch, about 4days?

RASH ON WRIST NECK: CANNOT TELL WITHOUT SEEING THE RASH. IT COULD BE SOMETHING YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO. HAVE YOU DONE ANYTHING DIFFERENT IN THE PAST WEEK? PAINTING, SPRAYING? IF YOU ARE PUZZLED AND IF THE RASH APPEARS TO HAVE SPREAD, THEN DO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. HAVE YOU BEEN EXPOSED TO POISON IVY RECENTLY? IT DOES NOT SOUND SERIOUS. ...Read more

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Have a rash on my left wrist itches and burn sometime pus?

Have a rash on my left wrist itches and burn sometime pus?

Allergy or infection: A wrist rash that is itchy and sometimes oozes moisture or liquid may be an infection (such as bacteria or herpes) or may be a significant allergy (such as to a bracelet or watchband). A doctor may want to look at the rash a few times to figure things out. It helps to see the rash when it starts, when it is at its worse, and after it has resolved. ...Read more

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I had surgery on my left wrist on the 11th. The orange stuff they used caused a very itchy rash and I told them I was allergic to betadine. Any ideas?

? iodide allergy: It sounds like a possible allergy to iodides (iodine-containing substances). If there is a rash in areas which were coated by the "orange stuff", that represents a "contact dermatitis". Contact the surgeon to confirm it was an iodinated substance, and note for the future your iodine allergy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some difference, I am a teenager with acne, but i don't know how that could make me get a rash, usually on my arms/wrists?

Can you tell me some difference, I am a teenager with acne, but i don't know how that could make me get a rash, usually on my arms/wrists?

Likely not related: You can have a zillion other reasons for having a rash on your arms and wrists, nothing at all to do with the fact you have acne elsewhere. If your primary doctor has not been able to diagnose the rash and help you, then I suggest an appointment with a dermatologist so that you can get appropriate treatment. If haven't seen your primary care doctor about it, make appointment there first. ...Read more

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My son is five years old and has a rash on his left bum it looks like pimples what can it be?

My son is five years old and has a rash on his left bum it looks like pimples   what can it be?

Bummer: I am very fond of telling people that the main tool that a dermatologist has to use in his or her practice is their eyeballs! that means that you should have this problem looked at by dermatologist personally. This could be anything from a fully cure this too allergic contact dermatitis! I have even seen herpes simplex my butt off and nowhere else. ...Read more

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My son got clear pimples or bumps on his left side chest with a rash, what can it b..?

My son got clear pimples or bumps on his left side chest with a rash, what can it b..?

Localized blisters: Localized blistered rashes are usually the result of dermatitis, from things like poison ivy. Shingles, a re-activation of the varicella virus, is another possibility. ...Read more

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I have pimple like rash on upper left arm, down to my elbow. It seems to get a bit better with antifungal and hydracortizone creams. Possiblities?

I have pimple like rash on upper left arm, down to my elbow.  It seems to get a bit better with antifungal and hydracortizone creams.  Possiblities?

Staph infection: At worst, if they are real red pustules, they could be a topical staph infection. If they are skin colored small bumps, and you have a few on the other arm in the same place, it's a genetic condition called "hyperkeratosis pilaris". Creams help temporarily but do not cure or remove it. You may need to have somebody look at it to tell the difference. ...Read more

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I have small pimples on top of my hand and forearm some times itch but not red or rashy and they come and go during the day? day 2 with them

I have small pimples on top of my hand and forearm some times itch but not red or rashy and they come and go during the day? day 2 with them

Hi ZAustin,: Sounds like you might have hives, or urticaria. See your dermatologist with some photos of active lesions to determine if you need an antihistamine or other treatments ...Read more

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1cm scabs that developed from a pimple - 3 on my left thigh, 4 on my bottom and a cluster on my back. Also blister rash developed after scratch healed?

1cm scabs that developed from a pimple - 3 on my left thigh, 4 on my bottom and a cluster on my back. Also blister rash developed after scratch healed?

Rash: The main concern is that you have developed a secondary infection; such as staph or strep and you require an antibiotic as part of your treatment. If it is 1 sided and you have a history of chickenpox, it may be herpes zoster. Follow up for further care. All the best. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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