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Rash Around Knuckles
Dry white cracking scaly rash around knuckles finger front of hand pretty much in joints of fingers. For 5 years. Lessens and worsens all the time.
Unlikely: It is unlikely that these two issues are related. ...Read more
I have 4 circular rashes on my feet, knee and knuckles. They don't itch or hurt but are growing. As a side note, my knuckles are swollen. Any ideas?
Many possibilities : Rashes that are circular could be due to a number of possible conditions including psoriasis, eczema, lichen planus, and some granulomatous conditions. Psoriasis can be associated within arthritis. Consult a dermatologist to check the rash and for a potential biopsy and lab work for your symptoms. ...Read more
My hubby has itchy forearms with no rash ect. He also gets a stabbing needle sensation in his knuckles.... Any ideas?
I wake up with swollen and itchy knuckles and fingers with a rash and some of the fingers have cracks that itch and hurt.
Dry skin?: Have your hands been exposed to a lot of soap, detergent, irritant, and water lately? If so it may just be from getting too dry and too irritated. Try some topical Hydrocortisone cream, avoid irritants and too much water, and apply a barrier moisturizer after hand-washing and see if they help. If not, see dematologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As the past two nights i have been having severe swollen fingers and a rash that spreads from my knuckles to my arm. Help please?
You need evaluation: Schedule an appointment with your PCP this week or go to an urgent care facility if you are unable to be seen to have this evaluated. These symptoms could represent a number of things including an infection, an allergic reaction, an inflammatory or auto-immune reaction to name a few. Please have this evaluated ASAP to avoid any serious complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash on hand from knuckles on hand all the way to end of knuckles. Burns in hot water. Looks like little brown scabs also. What can it be?
I have a red rash on my hand and knuckles its dry and burns. I think it's a allergic reaction. How long should I wait to see if it goes away. ?
7-10 days?: but it is hard to say since it depends much on how severe the reaction has been. Most hand dermatitis are from irritant (soap, detergent, machine oil, frequent washing, frequent hand sanitizer usage etc) Try some topical hydrocortisone cream for a few days and use only unscented soap. Apply hand lotion often especially after washing hands. See dermatologist if not helpful. ...Read more
Is it wedding ring rash if the dry scaly red rash is only on knuckle and on top of the finger not around? Not itchy. Cleaned rings & still came back.
Top of right hand has red rash or stain look, no itching or swelling. Middle knuckles to upper wrist and none on palms.
D dimer results of 270 after a rash appeared on both hands first through third fingers knuckle to tip doctor said it was a not a rash.
It appears to be: elevated. It becomes positive when there is a thrombus. You may need blood thinner and also to rule out blood clot in the lungs. I suspect you have already discussed this with your doctor. I hope this helps. If you still have any concern about this contact me on my Virtual Practice at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more
What could cause a non-raised rash/blister on top of big toe knuckle? No liquid. Not itchy, not really spreading. Could it just be rubbing on shoes?
Don't be so Rash.: Your explanation sounds pretty reasonable to me. Watch and see might be your best game plan. ...Read more
Developed rash on the backs of my hands, starting at the middle knuckle and stopping just before the wrist. Rash is blotchy red, possibly mildly swollen. The backside of the palm looks like tiny red squiggly lines (raised blood vessels?) rash doesn't itch
PEP: HIV prevention?: Am i reading this question correctly? You are on pep after a sexual exposure for HIV and you now have a rash on your hand? A rash in response to HIV medications is not unheard of, but it seems very early in the process if you have only had one or two doses of the medication. I want to know more. If this is allergy make sure you are able to swallow and breathe well. ...Read more