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Rash On The Palm Of My Hand
I have a painful blister type rash on the palm of my hand. I also have another on the opposite hand pinkie finger. But it's dried up and going away. B?
Contact reaction: The most common reason for this type of complaint would be some type of contact reaction. A blister could occur secondary to trauma or something you came into contact with and were allergic to. If the blisters continue to occur or start to occur on other parts of your body, you will need a medical evaluation. Good luck ...Read more
I have a red sometimes itchy rash on the palm of my hand that flakes skin sometimes it s been there about a month eczema?
Probably: If over-the-counter steroid creams don't work, see your family doctor. ...Read more
I have a red, sometimes itchy rash on the palm of my hand that flakes skin sometimes. It's been there about a month. Eczema?
Its possible.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Rash: It is unusual for HIV to initially present as a rash limited to the hands. Rashes to the palms of the hands can be associated with syphilis, hand-foot-mouth disease, strep infections, or other viral infections. as well as non-infectious causes. If you have been exposed to HIV or any other STD, seek advice and further testing from your PCP or health department. ...Read more
I have a rash on the palms of my hands and the soles of my feet and now my feet are also covered in blisters. What is this?
Allergic reaction: This is probably an allergic reaction to something you came in contact with or ate. The other possible cause is a fungus infection in the foot that created an id reaction and has also spread to the hands. I would see your dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have a rash on the palms of my hands for about 9 months now. It feels like something eating my skin and leaves them cracked sore and dry.?
Dermatologist helps: Dry, cracked skin on the palms can be eczema or an allergy to something (gloves, tools, creams, etc.), plus maybe yeast or fungus growth in addition to eczema. The over-the-counter Hydrocortisone is usually not strong enough for palm eczema, since the palm is thicker skin. A patient can see a primary care doctor for treatment, though the doctor may the patient refer to a dermatologist. ...Read more
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Can I get syphilis from coming into contact with the rash on the palms of my room mates hands? He was in the secondary phase before he went to the dr.
Just developed a rash of sort on my palms and hands. Some are round, some are random shapes, with red ring aroung them. No new foods or lotions used. I did go hiking on saturday, but the rash appeared monday night. Slightly raised rash. Both plams, no whe
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
What could be the cause of itchy fingers & tops of feet & toes? Also had a slight rash appear on outside of Palm of hand now disappeared. Thanks.
Itch: The cause of itchiness of fingers, feet and toes can be difficult to identify. I would suspect reaction to foods, medications, changes in temperature, etc. See if you detect any pattern. Taking antihistamine medications like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin (nondrowsy) may relieve the symptoms. An allergist may help you with this problem if it persists. ...Read more
I've had this absolutely HORRIBLE dry, rashing, itching pain on my right palm of my hand and the inner side between my index finger and thumb (all over?
Hi, I have rashes appearing on my hands (wrist and palm) They seem to appear and disappear only to reappear again.?
See derm when rash: Is present for diagnosis and treatment options ...Read more
I have itchy, pink-red, inflammed rashes in my back, front, legs, arms, feet top, hands, palms. Also I have a hairloss that is not patchy. What is it? Thnks
The palm of my hand had been burning lately. It feels like if I have a rash or something. Could it be I wash my hands too much.?
Yes: Excess handwashung can cause burning see MD ...Read more
Infection autoimmmue: Either an infection, mainly viral, or if there is no sign of an infection then an immunologic process could be occurring, such as an allergic reaction, or an autoimmune process. If this persists or recurs then it needs to be evaluated by a board certified allergist. ...Read more
If the nerves need to re-spout from the neck down to the palm (because the nerve axon it self has been destroyed) it can take months (so long as scar tissue does not block the pathway back to the skin, sweat glands etc.
Sometimes local damage to myelin insulating the nerves can be repaired by the surviving oligodendrocytes. This usually takes less time to occur. (weeks). ...Read more
Uncertain: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Allergy: Allergic or irritation rash most common.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
3 year old has light brown pin point freckle on palm of hand. Just noticed, is this concerning? I'm a worried mama.
What should I put on afresh burn on my hand. I touched the hot metal in crock pot with left bottom of my palm of hand.
Burns need most of: All to be kept clean. So start by using a gentle soap and water. Typicallly burns from hot pots are second degree and will blister. If so it is best not to puncture the blister and contaminate the tissue initialy. Any topical antibiotic ointment such as Bacitracin typically will help reduce the chance of superinfection. If it is large, or looks worse, or circulation or sensation affected see md. ...Read more