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Recurring Itchy Finger
I have reoccurring hard, painful lumps under my skin on a few fingers and toes for the last year. They are not itchy and about 0.5-1 CM in diameter. ?
It could just be: scar or fibrous tissue, cyst,viral infection etc. Your primary Dr or Dermatologist can give you a definitive diagnosis. Best wishes! http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/cysts-lumps-bumps ...Read more
Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.
Itchy Finger Tips: Some of the more common causes of itchy finger tips include contact dermatitis, eczema, or an adverse reaction to foods or medications. Treatment for itching fingers will primarily focus on treating the cause of the itching, although oral medications and ointments are common treatment options. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many causes of itchy skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions, allergic reactions, detergents, chemicals, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause itchy eyes. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Winter Itch?: I'm just taking a stab at this, but look up "cold-induced angioedema" and see if it fits your bill. The name is somewhat misleading but some people inherit the propensity to swell and itch in various parts of the body in the cold. Sometimes it it shows-up as a marker for some other medical problem. Try using non-prescription Benadryl (diphenhydramine). If it doesn't work, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My finger tip is itchy been like this for hours. What could it be? I just noticed yesterday afternoon
Xerosis or Reynaud's: The cold weather and low humidity removes the moisture barrier from the skin, causing substances to penetrate and cause irritation. Cold weather also may cause vasospsm in the fingers, reducing blood flow, which may result in the same dysfunction. Use moisturizers and gloves, and see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more