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Could palm of my hands get pimple?

Could palm of my hands get pimple?

An uncommon site: If would be an uncommon site, but it could be a local infection. Try treating with warm compresses and see if it will drain. Antibiotics may be needed. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne 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 face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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Got a small bump on palm of my hand. Te size of a small pimple. What could it be? It's not really painful but has grown a bit bigger from this morning

Got a small bump on palm of my hand. Te size of a small pimple. What could it be? It's not really painful but has grown a bit bigger from this morning

Foreign body Rxn ?: This is likely a response to a sticker or other foreign body that got into the skin, or an infection starting in a break in the skin.If growth is evident in 1 day it is unlikely to be a simple wart.Examine it closely & see if you can identify a sticker or other object you could remove.Monitor the spot on a regular basis & have it checked if it continues to expand. ...Read more

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I have something going on (again) in the palm of my hands. It starts out looking like a pimple? For about 3 days, dries up and goes away. I work as a teller at a bank. Money germs?

I have something going on (again) in the palm of my hands. It starts out looking like a pimple? For about 3 days, dries up and goes away. I work as a teller at a bank. Money germs?

Can't really tell...: Lumps, bumps, and rashes are hard to describe in words, and sometimes even harder to visualize when reading a person's description. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate to see what it could be. Possible causes include a skin infection, a skin cyst, a blister, a trapped splinter, a skin allergy, eczema such as dishydrosis, etc... ...Read more

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What is this little pimple looking thing on my hand?

What is this little pimple looking thing on my hand?

Hard to say: Since we can't see it or examine it the diagnosis is unknown. It could be an inflamed hair follicle or an abscess. It might go away if you keep heat on it or might require drainage. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my hand but it looks like a pimple except smaller. How should I get rid of it?

I have a bump on my hand but it looks like a pimple except smaller. How should I get rid of it?

See a doctor: I woundn't advise trying to treat this yourself. We see compilicated wounds all of the time from patients trying to drain lesions on their own. It's best to get this evaluated and treated by a physician. ...Read more

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I was biten by something on my hand it looks like a small cluster of pimples it itch and its hard under the skin?

I was  biten by something on my hand it looks like a small cluster of pimples it itch and its hard under the skin?

Allergic reaction: It is the allergic reaction to the bite, you may take benadryl (diphenhydramine) and apply hydrocortisone ointment on this area. The itch and swelling should go away in 2-3 days. If you get more pimples or any other problem then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more