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Can you get pimples on your finger?

Can you get pimples on your finger?

Not realy: You can get pustules or abscesses on anybody surface, which look similar. However, pimple distribution is defined by different hormone sensitive glands that are not on fingers. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


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Can you tell me how to stop poping/picking pimples and my fingers?

Can you tell me how to stop poping/picking pimples and my fingers?

Rx the pimples: You're human and you're going to mess with them as long as you have them. You can't cure acne, but you can keep it at bay until it cures itself. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had a pimple in my finger how to give rid?

Had a pimple in my finger how to give rid?

Pimple: The pimple on your finger may represent a felon which requires immediate attention as it may be caused by a staph infection ...Read more

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White pimple on pinky finger, hard to touch and sometimes painful when pressed. Its on the bottom of my finger not the top.

White pimple on pinky finger, hard to touch and sometimes painful when pressed. Its on the bottom of my finger not the top.

Warm Wet Compresses: Avoid squeezing and trying to pop your pimples. You should apply a warm wet compress to the finger and leave it there for 10-20 minutes. Often, this will induce the pimple to drain naturally. This is preferred over popping a pimple because popping a pimple often leads to rupture under the skin and an ensuing infection that will cause more problems and require more care. ...Read more

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I have a dry, a bit lighter than my skin, patch on my hand fingers have water filled pimple like, and finger is fatter, no itch, no pain, what is it?

I have a dry, a bit lighter than my skin, patch on my hand fingers have water filled pimple like, and finger is fatter, no itch, no pain, what is it?

Swollen finger: The swelling of the finger along with a vesicle present raises the question of a viral process. An allergic reaction is possible if you had a ring on that finger, although lack of itching would be unusual. You may need to see your physician or a dermatologist if lesions persist. ...Read more

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Why am i getting small pimple like things on my fingers? Thumb, middle, and pinkie.

Why am i getting small pimple like things on my fingers? Thumb, middle, and pinkie.

see details: It is impossible to answer this without being able to see the lesions. Have a doctor take a look. ...Read more

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I have a hard white pimple looking for on my finger. It does not hurt unless directly touched and it feels like a needle digging into my skin.

I have a hard white pimple looking for on my finger. It does not hurt unless directly touched and it feels like a needle digging into my skin.

See dermatologist: 35 y/o female says i have a hard white pimple looking on my finger. It does not hurt unless directly touched and it feels like a needle digging into my skin. Most likely some form of wart. Best to see a Dermatologist to examine and possibly remove it. ...Read more

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Keeps getting watery pimples on two of my fingers which then dry up and the skin peels off. What could it be or what's causing it?

Keeps getting watery pimples on two of my fingers which then dry up and the skin peels off. What could it be or what's causing it?

Could be ...: Any number of conditions. From chemical exposures, to a number of skin conditions not limited to atopic diatheses, and epidermolysis. See a dermamologist would be my most salient recommendation.
-KB ...Read more

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Friend told me she developed itchy pimple-like red bumps on finger from ring. I tried ring on 3 days ago, now see tiny red itchy bump. What to do?

Friend told me she developed itchy pimple-like red bumps on finger from ring. I tried ring on 3 days ago, now see tiny red itchy bump. What to do?

Metallic allergy: See your dermatologist for treatment. Metallic allergies due to the metal in the ring are treated by stop wearing the ring and hydro cortisone 1% cream... ...Read more

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I have these weird puss pimples on my left ring finger I don't know how I got it or where it came from they are clear puss pimples that just started?

I have these weird puss pimples on my left ring finger I don't know how I got it or where it came from they are clear puss pimples that just started?

Herpetic whitlow: If there was some pain, tingling, or burning prior to the bumps showing up it could be a herpetic whitlow. Just leave it alone it will heal. Anti-viral medication sometimes help. A picture would be helpful to diagnose for sure. If any questions or if there is a lot of pain and redness see a doctor to ensure it isn't a bacterial infection ...Read more

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Pimple looking blistery bumps on fingers, hands, toe, what could this be?

Pimple looking blistery bumps on fingers, hands, toe, what could this be?

Infection: Cold be fungal or bacterial infection or could be autoimmune disease like psoriasis causing this problem or could be from allergic reaction to something hands and feet are exposed to. You really need to see a podiatrist or dermatologist for this issue. ...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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My son has what looks like a pimple and also a wart on his finger. It is very sensitive to the touch.

My son has what looks like a pimple and also a wart on his finger. It is very sensitive to the touch.

Common wart: Common warts are viral infections and are quite contagious. They are generally painless. Pain indicates secondary bacterial infection. I would first get a OTC medicine like podophyllin to apply topically on the wart for a few days and cover it with a small bandaid. If no improvement in 1 wk, pl get it checked by the doctor. ...Read more

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Pimple like spot behind a fingernail \u0026 a very hot \u0026 painful finger? This is the 2nd finger in a week.

Pimple like spot behind a fingernail \u0026 a very hot \u0026 painful finger? This is the 2nd finger in a week.

Finger infection: This can be a very important problem, because there are various infections around the nail which need to be treated immediately. Some of these which are bacterial infections are actually called "felons" by dermatologists.
But there are many possibilities for this, and I believe that you should see the dermatologist immediately. We take care of skin hair and nails. ...Read more

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I have a small white raised pimple between my eyebrows. I've tried to pop it open with my fingers and also a pin but can't. The skin is tough. Chris?

I have a small white raised pimple between my eyebrows. I've tried to pop it open with my fingers and also a pin but can't. The skin is tough.  Chris?

Don't Play: It's not safe to play with pimples on your face. You may get a serious infection and even cause blindness. Probably it's a cystic lesion, needs to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned with what appears to be a whitehead on my gums? It's painless unless if I touch it with my fingers.

Should I be concerned with what appears to be a whitehead on my gums? It's painless unless if I touch it with my fingers.

Whitehead on gums: It's probable you have an aphthous ulcer (canker sore). If it lasts longer than 7-10 days, or goes away and then re-occurs, have it examined by your dentist. ...Read more

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I have a little pimple like bumps on a few of my fingers and my ankle. This weekend I stayed in a house that was under renovations as well as owned dogs?

I have a little pimple like bumps on a few of my fingers and my ankle. This weekend I stayed in a house that was under renovations as well as owned dogs?

See a doctor: These could be related to bites from some form of insect. A visual inspection would be most appropriate if they do not resolve on their own. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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Facial Pimples (Definition)

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