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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Wrist Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not be painful or itch. The wrist connects the ...Read more


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I have had a very itchy rash on the back of my right hand for the past several days. Its a cluster of raised red bumps. Any ideas for relief?

I have had a very itchy rash on the back of my right hand for the past several days. Its a cluster of raised red bumps. Any ideas for relief?

Try hydrocortisone: Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. Contact allergy, insect bites and the like will generally respond. If the rash looks infected however, the cream will not help. ...Read more

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Are there any skin transferable diseases that cause a wrist rash?

Are there any skin transferable diseases that cause a wrist rash?

WRIST RASH: One common transferable disease that can occur on the wrist is a ringworm (fungal) infection. Are you around any cats or dogs? Another can be impetigo. Do you wrestle? See a dermatologist if it doesn't disappear in a few days. Without actually seeing your rash it's impossible to k now. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wrist rash?

What is the definition or description of: Wrist rash?

Wrist rash: A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not be painful or itch. The wrist connects the hand to the arm. ...Read more

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I have developed a small nickel sized rash (?) On my are just below my wrist. It started adjust 2 or 3 bumps then spread. It does not itch but is painf

I have developed a small nickel sized rash (?) On my are just below my wrist. It started adjust 2 or 3 bumps then spread. It does not itch but is painf

Shingles?: Shingles is likely the most common cause for a painful rash but we need to know more about how it spread before making this diagnosis. Consult your doctor since early treatment of shingles may greatly reduce the incidence of complications. ...Read more

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6yr old girl rash - one spot 2 weeks ago. Spread small raised red bumps on trunk. First spot is flat in the middle. Now fever, congestion, sore throat?

6yr old girl rash - one spot 2 weeks ago. Spread small raised red bumps on trunk. First spot is flat in the middle. Now fever, congestion, sore throat?

Rash: Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without some visuals, at least in pictures if not in person. It sounds to me like pityriasis rosea with a herald spot from your description and that the cold symptoms are unrelated. See your pediatrician. Alternatively, you can try Healthtap Prime and upload some photos. ...Read more

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Raised itchy bumps/hives on top of hands, and wrists itchy - leave red lines when I scratch them?? causes? Doesn't seem allergy related

Raised itchy bumps/hives on top of hands, and wrists itchy - leave red lines when I scratch them?? causes? Doesn't seem allergy related

Contact allergy?: If the problem is confined to the hands and wrists, then a contact allergy should be suspected (soap. Lotion, latex gloves, chemicals). Topical hydrocortisone cream may help but avoidance is the only answer. May consult a dermatologist if problem persists since patch skin test may well reveal the culprit. ...Read more

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A small recurring red raised bump on inside of my wrist. It itches. Hydrocortisone cream helps. Bump lasts a couple of wks. It returns in same spot?

A small recurring red raised bump on inside of my wrist. It itches. Hydrocortisone cream helps. Bump lasts a couple of wks. It returns in same spot?

Contact allergy: This suggest that the area is still exposed to a contact allergen such as the metal in the watch band or bracelet. The only treatment is avoidance. Another possibility is what we called nummular eczema which may be treated with a cortisone shot injected into the site. See dermatologist to find out. ...Read more

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My daughter has small red rashes that apper for about a week and then dry up and go away small reddish pink raised bumps. How do I cure these?

My daughter has small red rashes that apper for about a week and then dry up and go away small reddish pink raised bumps. How do I cure these?

See the doctor: This rash needs to be evaluated. More details on history, pattern, age, etc need to be provided to give a proper diagnosis. Start with your pediatrician, let them evaluate her. ...Read more

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7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?

7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?

Skin rash: The differential is very large. Could be sun exposure. Could be contact dermatitis. I would follow up with your family physician or dermatologist and give a more detailed rendering. When did it happen? Was the child taking any medication at the time? Any travel history?
Use of new detergents or change in clothes? Have a great day. ...Read more

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What do I need to do about a rash its little bumps dat started on my arms in a circle and spreaded to my hand and on my back after I took a bath.

What do I need to do about a rash its little bumps dat started on my arms in a circle and spreaded to my hand and on my back after I took a bath.

Have it looked at.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...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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What do I have? A rash? Bug bite? It itches! I have some kind of rash, or bite all over my skin. I thought it could be bed bugs but my boyfriend doesn't have any bites. They are small red bumps that itch like crazy sometimes. I have some on my wrists tha

What do I have? A rash? Bug bite? It itches! I have some kind of rash, or bite all over my skin. I thought it could be bed bugs but my boyfriend doesn't have any bites. They are small red bumps that itch like crazy sometimes. I have some on my wrists tha

Not every one has a: Reaction to bed bugs. Bed bug bites may
have no sx's/signs except for 2 small skin puncture points. A reaction may show from an hr to several days later. It can cause itchy, pink, swollen, lesions w clear center. If hypersensite blisters may occur. A telltale sign is linear track of lesions from sequential feedings – but doesn't always occur. Bites are in areas exposed while sleeping-arms, should. ...Read more

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Rash on wrists and thighs and stomach I think its spreading to my hands have had it for about three weeks small hardly raised pink dots itchy?

Get eval: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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My wrist is burning. I have no rash, no swelling, no warmth of the skin, no fever, no bumps or anything. I have not injured my wrist.?

My wrist is burning. I have no rash, no swelling, no warmth of the skin, no fever, no bumps or anything. I have not injured my wrist.?

R/o CTS.: Carpal tunnel syndrome with compression of the nerves passing beneath wrist. Band called flexor band causes like burning over wrist and hand. Similalry any old injuries at higher level above the level of wrist from neck level somewhere in the past with surfacing nerve damage now can cause. Cervical rib the extension of cer. L spine's lateral projection into a rib like str)can by pr. On ns in neck. ...Read more

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4 yr old son has non-itchy rash for 10 days on knees, elbows, wrists. Rash is raised and started as spots but now joining. Gp said coxsackie not sure.

4 yr old son has non-itchy rash for 10 days on knees, elbows, wrists. Rash is raised and started as spots but now joining. Gp said coxsackie not sure.

Rash in kids: Rash is a common symptom of many viral illnesses. Coxsackie virus causes rash but also may have other accompanying symptoms including fever. If in doubt get a second opinion especially if it last longer especially if ur child has other symptoms. ...Read more

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I got a raised rash on my elbow this morning and now I have a bunch of little red dots on my tummy and wrist that are not raised. Doesn't look like hive?

I got a raised rash on my elbow this morning and now I have a bunch of little red dots on my tummy and wrist that are not raised. Doesn't look like hive?

Possibly: Hives are very common rashes. However, it is difficult to determine without seeing a picture of the rash. There could be other causes also. A visit to a doctor maybe required. ...Read more

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I have red rash with raised white bumps?

I have red rash with raised white bumps?

Red rush: Raised skin bumps can be caused by a variety of conditions, benign or harmful, but in most cases they are benign and harmless. The most common causes are an infection or an allergic reaction. Rec.: if concerned about the condition of your skin, you should see your doctor.
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Dr. John Chiu
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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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more