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Doctor insights on: Pregnant Itchy Hands With Tiny Bumps

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Pregnancy rash what is it? Started in belly button then random bumps not red unless scrached some small clusters very itchy. Now spotty hands

Pregnancy rash what is it? Started in belly button then random bumps not red unless scrached some small clusters very itchy. Now spotty hands

PUPPP: Pruritic and urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy - now you know why it's called the puppp rash. It's a skin change in pregnancy without an obvious cause, but felt to be related to pregnancy hormones. Topical, or sometime oral, steroids are used to alleviate symptoms. ...Read more

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Woke up with one itchy pink tiny bump on palm. I'm 40 weeks pregnant and terrified it's hand foot and mouth. Can the baby get this? What do I do?

Woke up with one itchy pink tiny bump on palm. I'm 40 weeks pregnant and terrified it's hand foot and mouth. 
Can the baby get this? What do I do?

See MD: See your MD. If you only have one itchy bump on your palm and not on the soles of your feet or on your mouth unlikely to be coxsackie virus. Take some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see your MD. ...Read more

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Itchy hands and feet, scaly bumps on them. Came out of nowhere. What could it be ?

Itchy hands and feet, scaly bumps on them.  Came out of nowhere.  What could it be ?

Dyshidrotic eczema: Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Claritin for itching and vaseline ointment with cotton gloves over the hands and socks on the feet overnight. May need to see your dr, if this doesn't help.


Here's a link with information about it:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000832.htm ...Read more

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I'm around 11 weeks pregnant and have itchy hands, what does this mean anything to worry about?

I'm around 11 weeks pregnant and have itchy hands, what does this mean anything to worry about?

Likely nothing : Itchy hands later in pregnancy can be a sign of cholestasis. I've never heard if it this early in pregnancy however. Speak with your doctor about it. In the meantime, consider some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if that alleviates it. 25 mg is a good dose to start. ...Read more

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I suffer with dry cracked itchy hands, which is worsening in cold weather. I have ocd and i am pregnant. What can i use to help?

I suffer with dry cracked itchy hands, which is worsening in cold weather. I have ocd and i am pregnant. What can i use to help?

Usually a combo: steroid + hand moisturizer (e..g Eucerin) is best for this condition. Some people prefer ointment (thick oily type) that would keep the moisture in better than the typical lotion or cream. Also if you use hand sanitizers (such as Purell) too much, as some OCD people do, then you are destroying your skin with it. Refrain from cleaning or washing your hands with any harsh scented chemicals. ...Read more

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What to do for raised red itchy bumps on hands and fingers during pregnancy?

What to do for raised red itchy bumps on hands and fingers during pregnancy?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What can I use for itchy hands with tiny blisters that leak?

What can I use for itchy hands with tiny blisters that leak?

Rash: This sounds like a form of eczema that may result from irritation in the sweat glands, called dyshdrotic eczema. The can become infected with bacteria or fungal infections. Stronger cortisone creams, obtained by prescription, along with appropriate medications for infection will be offered when you see your physician. ...Read more

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Son has a rash all over his body except head and face. A little itchy. Hands and feet have little tiny blisters. No fever no mouth sores?

Son has a rash all over his body except head and face. A little itchy. Hands and feet have little tiny blisters. No fever no mouth sores?

Need Dermtologist: A widespread rash such as what you have described especially with blistering demands immediate attention preferably by a dermatologist. Without fever in an otherwise healthy individual conditions such as allergic reactions or immune mediated blistering diseases need to be considered and worked up by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can cause small itchy bumps on the palm of my hands?

What can cause small itchy bumps on the palm of my hands?

See your doctor: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have some small red itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They come and go every week or so. What is this?

I have some small red itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They come and go every week or so. What is this?

Hand eczema: The most common causes are irritant (too much hand washing) or contact allergy. Pay attention to the type of soap and hand preparation to see it changing the brand would help (no scented, anti-bacterial soap) or gel). If you wash you hands too often, consider wearing a non-latex glove on some of the chores and apply a lotion after washing whenever possible as well as reducing hand washing ...Read more

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I have a rash on top of both my hands and its itchy and looks like tiny little bumps. Any idea what it could be?

I have a rash on top of both my hands and its itchy and looks like tiny little bumps. Any idea what it could be?

Possible allergy: You should see a dermatologist who does patch testing with the north american patch test series to see if you can find out if you are allergic to something. ...Read more

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There is a sudden non-itchy rash on the backs of my hands, the bumps are very small and have fluid when scratched. ?

There is a sudden non-itchy rash on the backs of my hands, the bumps are very small and have fluid when scratched. ?

It is almost: impossible to diagnose a skin rash without direct visual and/or tactile examination. Please see a healthcare provider for proper examination and diagnosis then treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Hello, I have these small bumps on the top of my left hand and they are a bit itchy and appeared overnight. Any idea what this is?

Hello, I have these small bumps on the top of my left hand and they are a bit itchy and appeared overnight. Any idea what this is?

Skin issues: There could be a number of reasons this is happening, from an allergic reaction to something that you were exposed to, to bites from insects etc. If there are other people at home who have similar issues, it could be some insect bite. Have your physician take a look at the actual bumps as it helps us figure out what they are.
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My bf has small white itchy bumps all over hands it's never happened before what could this be?Clear fluid comes out if he pops them.

Hand dermatitis: This could be a contact allergy/dermatitis or possibly dyshidrotic eczema. Without having history or direct examination, rashes are difficult to accurately diagnose. ...Read more

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Hi! i have these very small bumps on the tops of my hands and on my ankles. itchy. am i have a reaction to medicine? what is it and how to get rid of

Hi! i have these very small bumps on the tops of my hands and on my ankles.  itchy. am i have a reaction to medicine? what is it and how to get rid of

Contact dermatitis: Medicamentosa is usually general, flat and red. Bumps suggest a contact , new shoes or sox. Wash them or wipe them before wearing Try a little cortisone cream or if all else fails a doc can give you stronger stuff.. Have to be a detective. Check what is new and different that your hands and feet have touched. ...Read more

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What are these small itchy bumps on the back of my hand the suddenly appear out of no where?

Itchy bumps: These itchy bumps may be insect bites or hives. The latter would suggest an allergic reaction. Antihistamine medications like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or claritin(nondrowsy) should relieve itching. If these bumps continue to appear, have them examined by your physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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My toddler has small tiny bumps on her hand. but she says it's not itchy. it's been a few days since she had it.

My toddler has small tiny bumps on her hand. but she says it's not itchy. it's been a few days since she had it.

Not specific: This is likely related to a chance exposure to some agent. The skin can produce such changes 18-24 hours after random contact with chemicals,lotions, plants, etc. It could also be something entirely unrelated.Your description is too vague be more specific. ...Read more

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What to do for itchy small tiny bumps on hand with each of the bumps looking like there is a black dot in the center?

What to do for itchy small tiny bumps on hand with each of the bumps looking like there is a black dot in the center?

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 have small itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They are skin colored. They come and go. This started about 2 weeks ago maybe.

? allergic reaction: Would consider if there are any new soaps, detergents, products that hand has been exposed to since it is in a localized area. You could try some hydrocortisone cream. If it continues please see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on the back of my hands, they are not itchy I've tried creams and allergy medicine. And the bumps are still there.

I have small bumps on the back of my hands, they are not itchy I've tried creams and allergy medicine. And the bumps are still there.

Wait and watch/check: Since the bumps are not itchy and not uncomfortable you can wait and watch if they go away.If these don't then consult your doctor or a dermatologist ...Read more

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Started hot yoga, don't know if connected, got tiny raised bumps on hand, itchy! then on inner ankles, now kinda all over..What could it be, toxins?

Started hot yoga, don't know if connected, got tiny raised bumps on hand, itchy! then on inner ankles, now kinda all over..What could it be, toxins?

Scabies or allergy?: The rash could be due to scabies or chigger bites, or due to contact allergies. Rashes and itching caused by chigger bites looks and feels scabies or contact allergy and are caused by a combination of digestive enzymes secreted by mites and the immune response of the host causing an intense pruritus (jones, j.G. (1987). Is it due to contact allergy to mats or lotions used during yoga? See doctor! ...Read more