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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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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 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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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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I have 3 knots in my left wrist. And i don't know what they are. I need help.

I have 3 knots in my left wrist. And i don't know what they are. I need help.

Ganglion cysts: You most likely have ganglion cysts. These are lumps of fluid within your tendon sheath. They are not harmful. Some people rupture these with a large book. See youtube for a video of man rupturing his friend's cyst. ...Read more

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It feels like a rubber band around my left wrist?

It feels like a rubber band around my left wrist?

Wrist pain: Tough to say what this is. Could be many things so it is best to see your Dr. to get it evaluated and examined to best diagnose you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why does my left wrist hurt? What are possible causes?

Possible causes: There are many possible reasons for wrist pain including carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, ganglion cyst, fracture, sprain, strain, tendonitis and infection to name a few. ...Read more

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Yesterday i fell with all my weight on my left wrist. Could it be sprained, twisted, or factured it?

Yesterday i fell with all my weight on my left wrist. Could it be sprained, twisted, or factured it?

Get an X-ray: Your only way to know what kind of injury you have is to have it evaluated and to have an x-ray. ...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

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