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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Rash On Palms (Definition)

The palm is on the anterior part of the hand ( between the fingers and the wrist). A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not be painful or itch. A palmar rash can occur ...Read more


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Anxiety related? Stress?. I've had a lot of tests done no results. Red, hot rash on palms and soles of feet, tingling, fatigued and sore joints?

Anxiety related? Stress?. I've had a lot of tests done no results. Red, hot rash on palms and soles of feet, tingling, fatigued and sore joints?

Watch for patterns: It is not uncommon for those with chronic and persistent anxiety to experience physical symptoms due to impact on the immune system. If anxiety is intermittent it may be helpful to monitor onset of symptoms to see if they correlate with life stressors or changes in anxiety. ...Read more

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Painful, itchy rash on palms of hands & soles of feet, followed shortly by acute infection of 1 eye (treated) but rash persists. Herpes Zoster?

Not Zoster: Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris. Dyshidrotic eczema. Pompholix. Psoriasis. I'd reaction. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

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My 3yr old has an itchy rash on palms of hands and soles of her feet. Maiy itchy at night. What could it be? Thanks

Multiple causes: The most common rash in her age group on the palms and soles is eczema but other possibilities include fungal infections and variations of psoriasis or a few rare conditions. Use only unscented soaps for handwashing and see a physician to see if a topical steroid cream is needed to treat the rash. ...Read more

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Pt had rashes on soles of feet & palms at 4yo, was treated w/something, lesions went away, is it possible they are still infected w/latent syphilis?

Pt had rashes on soles of feet & palms at 4yo, was treated w/something, lesions went away, is it possible they are still infected w/latent syphilis?

???????: Second stage syphilis has lesions palms ; soles, also other symptoms. Latent syphilis is latent, meaning no symptoms. A blood test will reveal syphilis. Is the patient aged 4? Probably a virus. Possibly pustular dermatitis or psoriasis. If any suspician of syphilis be sure to get the blood test. ...Read more

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What's a rash that started with itching in palms and soles of feet, then hives, then red lines everywhere I was touched now itchy welts?

What's a rash that started with itching in palms and soles of feet, then hives, then red lines everywhere I was touched now itchy welts?

Dermatographism: You are releasing histamine from tissue. The red streaks with touching / scratching the skin = mechanical/pressure release of histamine = "dermatographism". The itchy welts = urticaria which is another type of allergic manifestation. Although it can be challenging sometimes to discover the exact trigger for this type of reaction your doctor can advise effective therapy if allergy persists. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

Neuropath?: Some chronic conditions are associated with neuropathies. Diabetes and heart disease been the most common. These ailments are frequently seen on different family members. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! Help asap?

Have it examined: Red spots on both the palm and sole may be something minor like a contact dermatitis or more serious like viral condition or underlying systemic disease. Don't second guess and delay having it examined. ...Read more

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Small red dot rash, itchy, dry skin on top all over body! Nothing on palms of hands or soles of feet? What is it? Help!

Small red dot rash, itchy, dry skin on top all over body! Nothing on palms of hands or soles of feet? What is it? Help!

Need an exam: Rash would need an exam. But can be viral if red small dot on the palms or soles, but hard to tell from your description. Have a doc take a look. ...Read more

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Wake up with itchy bites on arms and a single bite on sole of foot and have tiny blisters on fingers/palm of hand it's been going on for about 2-3month?

Wake up with itchy bites on arms and a single bite on sole of foot and have tiny blisters on fingers/palm of hand it's been going on for about 2-3month?

May not be bites: It is possible that you have something called hand/foot ezcema or dermatitis, since it has been going on for a long time. You also describe tiny blisters which are found in this condtition. While it is treatable, it is not curable. You should see a dermatologist for treatment and to verify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had surgery on my foot a week ago. Today I woke up with a painful, itchy rash that started on palms but has spread all over. What could it be?

I had surgery on my foot a week ago. Today I woke up with a painful, itchy rash that started on palms but has spread all over. What could it be?

Ck your post op meds: If you have palmer rash from post-op, and were placed on antibiotics, or other meds, you must consider if this could be a possibility or not. In either case, contact your foot doctor, or surgeon, and let her/him know about it, so they can advise you further. This is best done in person. You don't want this getting out of hand, and compromising your health. ...Read more

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Hello doctori had a foot infection from a puncture wound. I took a course of dalacin c but the wound is still sore and I have a rash on my palms and feet. What should I do?

Hello doctori had a foot infection from a puncture wound. I took a course of dalacin c but the wound is still sore and I have a rash on my palms and feet. What should I do?

Get evaluated: A puncture wound in the foot is concerning. The depth increases risk for deep-seated infection in a joint. Get in to your doc or a wound care center. Imaging, antibiotics and possible wound debridement/surgery may be indicated. ...Read more

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Had athletic foot for a while now a rash has developed of palms of hands & bottom of foot rash not open sores but raised bumps any suggestions or ideas?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have hand foot and mouth disease, i’ve had it since sunday, so 3 days, when is it safe to go back to school? I still have rashes on my feet and hand

I have hand foot and mouth disease, i’ve had it since sunday, so 3 days, when is it safe to go back to school? I still have rashes on my feet and hand

Hand,foot and mouth: This viral illness may be transmitted for several days after symptoms resolve. Wait a few days after symptoms to go back to school in fairness to the other students. Good hygiene is also important and that is a reason the disease spreads more readily among children who may be less vigilant about hand washing, etc. ...Read more

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Strange rashes on my hands and feet. Got some firm little reddish spots that don't break. Is that hand-foot-mouth?

Strange rashes on my hands and feet. Got some firm little reddish spots that don't break. Is that hand-foot-mouth?

Possibly: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a common viral infection which leads to blisters or red spots on the palms, soles of the feet, and in the mouth. It can be associated with some fever. The condition is self-limited, lasting about a week. The only treatment is symptomatic. Check with your doctor if is continues. ...Read more

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9 papular rash on palms, and many in the entire body. The rashes is itchy. Is it more likely to be Guttate psoriasis or syphilis?

9 papular rash on palms, and many in the entire body. The rashes is itchy. Is it more likely to be Guttate psoriasis or syphilis?

Syphilis/Psoriasis: Never had sex contact of any kind, not infected at birth, no blood transfusions then very unlikely syphylis.

Family Hx of psoriasis? Then more likely to be P. Picture is worth 1,000 words.

Exactly where are the lessons on the body.

Big worry. I would get blood test 4 S now. It S Kills. P does-not-usually.

Why do you think Sylph?

What has you Dr. said?

But overall most likely Psoriasis. ...Read more

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How lond does the rash from hand foot and mouth disease last?

How lond does the rash from hand foot and mouth disease last?

1to 2 wks: The rash usually lasts one to two weeks usually it resolves in 7to 10 days. ...Read more

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In a child with hand foot mouth disease, how common is getting the rash around the anus, making it hand foot mouth anus?

In a child with hand foot mouth disease, how common is getting the rash around the anus, making it hand foot mouth anus?

HFB ds: Sometime we call it hand-foot-butt disease. It may afftect the buttucks area as well. I'm not quit sure about the anus per se (but it is close enough) ...Read more

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I was told my now 18 month baby girl has hand foot and mouth back in june. She still has the rash around her mouth. Iit is now august and she still has the rash around her mouth is this something to about?

I was told my now 18 month baby girl has hand foot and mouth back in june. She still has the rash around her mouth. Iit is now august and she still has the rash around her mouth is this something to about?

Rash: The rash from the coxsackie virus which causes hand foot and mouth disease usually lasts 1 -2 weeks or at most one month. Have her pediatrician or dermatologist evaluate the rash around her mouth. ...Read more

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Does the measles rash look the hand-foot-mouth rash?

Does the measles rash look the hand-foot-mouth rash?

Not really: Measles rash occurs after several days of high fever, runny nose, nasty conjunctivitis and often cough. It starts at the head and moves downward and is red and flat and often very expansive all over the body. Hand foot and mouth usually is blistery and occurs on the hands, feet, mouth, and groin areas most commonly. ...Read more

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How long does vesicular rash associated with hand foot mouth last?

How long does vesicular rash associated with hand foot mouth last?

About 10 days: This is the approximate life span of the illness. ...Read more

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Hello. My son (20 months) developed a rash from hand, foot, mouth virus. Is there anything I can use to ease the irritation of his skin?

Hello. My son (20 months) developed a rash from hand, foot, mouth virus. Is there anything I can use to ease the irritation of his skin?

Keep it clean: Healing can progress faster when you keep the areas clean. Sweat will leave behind salt which causes itching and common skin germs can enter and trigger secondary infections. If you clean the areas often with an antibacterial soap and monitor the sites, it should heal well. Consult your doc if you find areas that appear suspicious. ...Read more

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6 mo old has had clear liq. Filled blisters on body. Not hand foot disease. Ped. Doesn't know. I've had malaria. Not a heat rash. Blisters fill w/blood?

6 mo old has had clear liq. Filled blisters on body. Not hand foot disease. Ped. Doesn't know. I've had malaria. Not a heat rash. Blisters fill w/blood?

Viral: Illnesses can do this. Herpes can cause blisters. Chickenpox, coxsackie, and other viruses can all lead to blisters. If these have been ruled out, great! if it is getting worse than see a dermatologist. Otherwise, many rashes just run their course. ...Read more

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