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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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have a rash on my left wrist & on the right side of the back of my neck thats just slightly into my hair line. Neither area really itch, about 4days?

I have a rash on my left wrist & on the right side of the back of my neck thats just slightly into my hair line. Neither area really itch, about 4days?

RASH ON WRIST NECK: CANNOT TELL WITHOUT SEEING THE RASH. IT COULD BE SOMETHING YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO. HAVE YOU DONE ANYTHING DIFFERENT IN THE PAST WEEK? PAINTING, SPRAYING? IF YOU ARE PUZZLED AND IF THE RASH APPEARS TO HAVE SPREAD, THEN DO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. HAVE YOU BEEN EXPOSED TO POISON IVY RECENTLY? IT DOES NOT SOUND SERIOUS. ...Read more

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Have a rash on my left wrist itches and burn sometime pus?

Have a rash on my left wrist itches and burn sometime pus?

Allergy or infection: A wrist rash that is itchy and sometimes oozes moisture or liquid may be an infection (such as bacteria or herpes) or may be a significant allergy (such as to a bracelet or watchband). A doctor may want to look at the rash a few times to figure things out. It helps to see the rash when it starts, when it is at its worse, and after it has resolved. ...Read more

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I had surgery on my left wrist on the 11th. The orange stuff they used caused a very itchy rash and I told them I was allergic to betadine. Any ideas?

I had surgery on my left wrist on the 11th. The orange stuff they used caused a very itchy rash and I told them I was allergic to betadine. Any ideas?

? iodide allergy: It sounds like a possible allergy to iodides (iodine-containing substances). If there is a rash in areas which were coated by the "orange stuff", that represents a "contact dermatitis". Contact the surgeon to confirm it was an iodinated substance, and note for the future your iodine allergy. ...Read more

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My left wrist is making a popping noise ?

My left wrist is making a popping noise ?

NP: If it is not bothering you, I would not worry. If you are doing something to make it pop, stop doing that. ...Read more

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I have a ganglion on my left wrist. Pls help?

I have a ganglion on my left wrist. Pls help?

Common problem: There are 4 options. Do nothing (the most common approach), surgically drain it with a needle, remove the entire cyst with surgery or strike it with a heavy object (historically the largest book in the house was used-usually a Bible-hence the name "Gideon Cyst". Occasionally at surgery the gangilon cyst turns out to be something else. A great number of cysts that are drained re-occur. See Dr. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my left wrist. What could it be?

I have a lump on my left wrist. What could it be?

Ganglion: Odds are it's a harmless cyst called a ganglion. Your doctor can probably tell at a glance. Thanks for not asking how to make it go away. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have hurt your left wrist/elbow or shoulder?

How can you tell if you have hurt your left wrist/elbow or shoulder?

Pain: If your joint hurts it was probably injured. If it is only "sore" with motion it may be simply sprained. If you have deformity or crepitance about the joint, it could be broken. Shoulders can be a bit more difficult to assess but typically pain and weakness or night pain worse with overhead activity can indicate an inflamed tendon or worse case a tear. ...Read more

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Serve pain in left wrist hurts to move but don't remember ever hurting it ?

Serve pain in left wrist hurts to move but don't remember ever hurting it ?

Tendonitis: Not all wrist pain is from an injury. Probably the most common cause of wrist pain that i see in my practice is tendinitis. This can be treated with splinting, injections of cortisone and occasionally surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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