Top
30
Doctor insights on: Rash On Left Hand Only

Share
Dr. John Chiu
2,663 Doctors shared insights

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


3

3
My left hand has been itching when I wake up. I don't have a rash and it is a pretty bad itch on the top of my hand?

My left hand has been itching when I wake up. I don't have a rash and it is a pretty bad itch on the top of my hand?

Itching?: ─░tchinv can be causes by many things, some r self limited and some require treatment. My advise see your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

6

6
My son recently started getting a red flaky rash on his cheeks and left hand and I haven't changed anything. My half brother has eczema could it be?

My son recently started getting a red flaky rash on his cheeks and left hand and I haven't changed anything. My half brother has eczema could it be?

Possibly!: Eczema is dry, allergic, sensitive skin, and can run in families. Please see my post 'eczema and you' on healthtap for full treatment suggestions. I hope it improves quickly! ...Read more

7

7
Two days ago I was bit by a bug on my left hand and now I have a small red rash circling the tiny bite and right now my whole left arm feels weak &?

Two days ago I was bit by a bug on my left hand and now I have a small red rash circling the tiny bite and right now my whole left arm feels weak &?

You could have a: Secondary bacterial infection that will require proper antibiotics. Go c ur doc. Take pictures to show. Don't wait any longer. ...Read more

8

8
Rash located on back of left hand between thumb and index finger and back to wrist. Is this bad?

Rash located on back of left hand between thumb and index finger and back to wrist. Is this bad?

Bothersome: Does it itch, is it bubbly, or ooze? Does it hurt? Are you left handed? Is it bumpy raised and red? Really not enough info to answer you but it is in the distribution where you would grab something and possibly touched as irritant. If that is what it is, try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream or an over the counter Hydrocortisone. If it does not clear see your doctor who can see it with real eyes for proper dxrx. ...Read more

9

9
I have what looks like a rash but I don't know what caused it. Its red, bumpy, and raised. No blisters. Its on my fingers on my left hand?

I have what looks like a rash but I don't know what caused it. Its red, bumpy, and raised. No blisters. Its on my fingers on my left hand?

As young as you r: I would guess without seeing it that its a possible contact dermatitis, but need to see picture and get more history, you can try OTC hydrocortisone, if not clear in a week or two see derm ...Read more

10

10
After playing a gig with my band I get a bad rash around my eyes and left hand. Pretty sure this is sweat related as I have longish hair. How to stop?

After playing a gig with my band I get a bad rash around my eyes and left hand. Pretty sure this is sweat related as I have longish hair. How to stop?

Switch To A Theremin: How to stop it? Get a haircut, buy a suit and tie and get a day job! OK, OK, never mind. Do you play guitar? If so, clean the neck and change the strings. Tie your hair back and wipe face and around eyes frequently. Wash or rinse-off both immediately after playing Maybe use an antiperspirant on your forehead and palms of your hands. Maybe try a thin fingerless glove on your left hand. Or just live with it ...Read more

11

11
Re-occurring severe itch on my Left hand under middle finger near the center of my palm. Just that small spot. No rash. Should I wait or see the doc?

Re-occurring severe itch on my Left hand under middle finger near the center of my palm. Just that small spot. No rash. Should I wait or see the doc?

Skin itch: Re-occurring severe itch on my Left hand under middle finger near the center of my palm. Just that small spot. No rash. Should I wait or see the doc? ANS: perfect for a live video consult. I am her for next 4 hrs. ...Read more

12

12
I'll be getting a skin rash regularly on my left hand. I see it a lot in summer time. Currently I'm using mometasone furoate cream ip but no result as?

I'll be getting a skin rash regularly on my left hand. I see it a lot in summer time. Currently I'm using mometasone furoate cream ip but no result as?

It's not working.: You are using a corticosteroid cream, helpful in eczema's and general dermatitis. If not effective this suggests the rash may be due to something else, perhaps a fungal infection or a symptom of another disease process.

See a dermatologist, get a skin scraping and then you will know for sure what is the cause and the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

15

15
Spasms in left hand, what's wrong?

Spasms in left hand, what's wrong?

Carpal tunnel: It certainly could be carpal tunnel syndrome, a pinched nerve in your wrist which makes your fingers go numb. In some people it is also associated with spasm. Rest, heat, splint. If no change, see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

16

16
Why have I pins and neefles in my left hand all the time?

Why have I pins and neefles in my left hand all the time?

Nerve compression: See your dr! You may have a compressed nerve in you neck or shoulder. There are other possible causes. You need an exam. ...Read more

17

17
Why could my left hand feel oddly weak?

Why could my left hand feel oddly weak?

Act FAST!: Check out http://www. Stroke. Org/understand-stroke/recognizing-stroke/act-fast. F = facial asymmetry or drooping. A = arm/leg weakness. S = speech difficulties. T = time (you have less than 3hrs to get to ER for diagnosis & treatment) so call 911 to expedite your evaluation & care. Don't wait to see if weakness goes away. ...Read more

19

19
Why might it be that my left hand keeps going weak and tingly?

Why might it be that my left hand keeps going weak and tingly?

No blood: U may have temporarily cut off the circulation to your arm/hand or have compressed the nerves in your upper hand, thus affecting your hand. May be from a bad resting position. ...Read more

20

20
Why restlessness in left hand?

Why restlessness in left hand?

Generic answer: As has been noted, you could have shaking of left hand at rest, which might be Parkinson's. or focal neurological event like a stroke, but if when performing action, might represent cerebellar problem. The focality needs investigation, and some testing would be of value, but a neurological referral would be best way to start. ...Read more

22

22
Why does my left hand feel weak all day?

Why does my left hand feel weak all day?

Left hand weak: Do you have pain? Could be positional, the way you slept causing nerve irritation in the neck or elbow, or maybe carpal tunnel, sometimes even reflux can cause shoulder/ arm discomfort as can TMJ, rarely could be MS or vascular, Follow up with a doctor this week.. ...Read more

23

23
What can cause left hand tingling/shock?

What can cause left hand tingling/shock?

Variable: Nerve or vascular compression from neck, shoulder area, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist or fingers. ...Read more

24

24
Pain on tips of fingers of my left hand?

Pain on tips of fingers of my left hand?

More information: Dear JackG, unfortunately you gave us little information. Pain in the tip of the fingers could be many things like trauma/microtrauma/excessive use,
vascular or neurological problems. Maybe you can report with more information, like your age, duration, change in finger appearance, change in sensation or strength and prior episodes. Do you smoke? ...Read more

25

25
I have pain on my left hand small finger?

More information?: Really need more information here. Trauma? Swelling? Discomfited? See your doctor for exam and treatment ...Read more

26

26
My left hand is tingling for the day why?

My left hand is tingling for the day why?

CTS: You may have carpal tunnel syndrome. If symptoms persist, consider visiting neurologist. You might need a test called emg, electromyography.
If it is only hand issue, it is less likely related to any cardiac problems, but you may consider to visit your pcp. ...Read more

27

27
My left hand feels weak for no reason why?

My left hand feels weak for no reason why?

Many reasons: You need an exam
metabolic causes
carpal tunnel
pinched nerve in neck....
Stroke
see your doc. ...Read more

28

28
I feel pain on my left hand forth finger tip?

I feel pain on my left hand forth finger tip?

Nonspecific: More of a description is needed to make a differential diagnosis. Is there an injury, tenderness, deformity, discoloration, pain only on motion? The discomfort could come from the joint, skin, ligaments, tendon. Your physician can evaluate the finger and decide whether an xray is indicated. ...Read more

29

29
My daughter's top left hand hurts what's wrong?

Needs examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the hand. Was there any trauma to the hand? Is there a swelling, redness or other visible abnormality? If there is no visible abnormality try tylenol (acetaminophen) and if the pain does not go away in a couple of days or gets worse, see your doctor. ...Read more

30

30
What does it mean when your left hand "tingles"?

What does it mean when your left hand "tingles"?

Lots of: Causes....Common is carpal
tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome
pinched nerve in neck. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
1,059 Doctors shared insights

Rash (Definition)

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