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I've got these red round dry patches on the sides and on my fingers when I put lotion on it some time burns the round patches some are big some little?

I've got these red round dry patches on the sides and on my fingers when I put lotion on it some time burns the round patches some are big some little?

Possible fungal infe: It is difficult to say for sure without seeing, but it sounds to me like you may have a fungal infection. I would suggest that you go see a primary doctor order mythologies, or reconsil us with pictures. ...Read more

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My hands are getting really dry starting from in between my fingers up all over my hands, sometimes look red. Why and what can I do?

My hands are getting really dry starting from in between my fingers up all over my hands, sometimes look red. Why and what can I do?

You may need a derm: Do you do wet work? Hair styling? Food handling? Use warm gloves when out in cold weather. After soaking in water, use CERAMIDE cream. Repeat at least twice a day. There are generics with ceramides. Aveeno (oatmeal) eczema and Eucerin Eczema cream are good ones. ...Read more

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I'm having problems with my hands I've been getting these red like round ovel shaped dry patches on the sides, between my fingers and on my finger's?

I'm having problems with my hands I've been getting these red like round ovel shaped dry patches on the sides, between my fingers and on my finger's?

Difficult to say: Its difficult to comment without being able to see the lesions is person. Oval shaped patches are suspicious for a fungal etiology, alternatively eczema or very dry skin could present similarly. ...Read more

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Red dry itchy & little blister like spots on my fingers.

Red dry itchy & little blister like spots on my fingers.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. Treatment is with prescription strength cortisone. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my hand and on 1 finger looks like exsmar in a way it's dry and red I don't have a clue what it is?

I have a rash on my hand and on 1 finger looks like exsmar in a way it's dry and red I don't have a clue what it is?

Eczema is a very: Common flakey rash but requires prescription medicine. See your doc for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My knuckles and fingers started getting red and dry a few years, especially in the winter. Is this this just dry hands or something else?

My knuckles and fingers started getting red and dry a few years, especially in the winter. Is this this just dry hands or something else?

Sounds like my hands: This sounds like dry skin. The best thing to do is to apply good quality hand lotion frequently, and wear gloves when you are outside. Also be sure to wear gloves if you wash dishes. Arthritis symptoms include pain and stiffness, but what you are describing sounds like dry, chapped skin. The same thing happens to me every winter! ...Read more

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Itchy, red, dry, peeling of skin between 3rd and 4th finger? What's dg? What's the tretment?

Itchy, red, dry, peeling of skin between 3rd and 4th finger? What's dg? What's the tretment?

Skin itchy: It can be dry skin, or fungal infection. Have your tried any topical ointment? If persist then see your family doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Fingers are really dry and cracked. Sometimes they get so bad they bleed and there looks like they're some fluid bubbles underneath my skin. Red skin.

Fingers are really dry and cracked. Sometimes they get so bad they bleed and there looks like they're some fluid bubbles underneath my skin. Red skin.

Consult Dermatology: Most common cause of this is an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis. Underlying irritant dermatitis is often a loss of the barrier protection function of the skin, which in turn is often caused by prolonged water contact. Common irritants are soap, detergents and household chemicals. Dyshidrotic eczema is similar but with the presence of puritic small vesicles on the palms or fingers. ...Read more

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Was fingered a week ago for first time. Was quite dry while he was in me. Vagina since has been red, sore, super itchy. Infection? I don't know: (please help

Was fingered a week ago for first time. Was quite dry while he was in me. Vagina since has been red, sore, super itchy. Infection? I don't know: (please help

Yeast infection?: Without an exam it is nearly impossible to tell what is going on, but yeast infection is one possibility. See your pcp and they can diagnose and treat this easily. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have poison ivy on the palm and side of some of my fingers. Skin is red swollen and real dry feeling. What do I do??

I have poison ivy on the palm and side of some of my fingers. Skin is red swollen and real dry feeling. What do I do??

Ice, antihistamines: Treat with ice/cold compresses, take oral anthistamines to help with swelling and itch, and use hydrocortisone cream to hep with itch as well. ...Read more

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Extremely dry itchy fingers and palm, with little red bumps that kill and clear fluid draining. What condition is it and how can I help it?

Extremely dry itchy fingers and palm, with little red bumps that kill and clear fluid draining. What condition is it and how can I help it?

Dyshidrosis: This is dyshidrotic dermatitis, which was called "housewife's eczema" back in the old male chauvinist pig days. Common triggers are hand washing, cleaning chemicals, and stress. You need a prescription-strength cortisone cream, which you can get from your doctor or a dermatologist, and you need to protect your hands with gloves and otherwise avoid whatever is triggering it, to the extent possible. ...Read more

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8 yr old daughter. Both hands and fingers on top up to wrist. Very red, dry and burns at times. Same thing happened this time last year. Eczema?

8 yr old daughter. Both hands and fingers on top up to wrist. Very red, dry and burns at times. Same thing happened this time last year. Eczema?

FACT: YOU MENTIIONED: Frequent hand washing and not using hand lotion afterwards results in dry, red, cracked skin on the dorsum with some burning; this happens more in winter. Cold, dry air of winter causes quick evaporation of water from skin. If someone has tendency of atopy/eczema, they are more symptomatic. Make sure your daughter uses moisturising lotion more frequently. ...Read more

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Is it wedding ring rash if the dry scaly red rash is only on knuckle and on top of the finger not around? Not itchy. Cleaned rings & still came back.

Is it wedding ring rash if the dry scaly red rash is only on knuckle and on top of the finger not around? Not itchy. Cleaned rings & still came back.

Maybe an allergy: Your doc can test for such allergies. If so, you can get a jeweler to coat the inside of your ring w/clear solution or you can use clear nail polish. Peace and good heath. ...Read more

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I have red itch bumps all over my body the ER doctor said it was dry skin but still hasn't went away and I got bumps that puss between my fingers?

I have red itch bumps all over my body the ER doctor said it was dry skin but still hasn't went away and I got bumps that puss between my fingers?

Eczema: It sounds like dyshydrotic eczema. It is typically treated with steroid cream when inflamed. Preventative measures are best. Wash hands less frequently in luke warm water. Use moisturizer on areas that break out daily. Blot dry after shower. Try to find a link or something that might be causing it. For example: change in soap, exposing yourself to a new chemical etc. ...Read more

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Ring finger rash that doesn't itch but dry red flakey. Used hydrocortisone cream but came back once rings on. No rings still a rash with red lines?

Ring finger rash that doesn't itch but dry red flakey. Used hydrocortisone cream but came back once rings on. No rings still a rash with red lines?

Soap residue: Likely from irritation from soap residue trapped in the ring area. It takes several weeks for the skin to recover even if you don't wear your ring. Check to see if your ring is getting too tight. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps on my face, the inside roof of my mouth also has red spots then in between my fingers I have itchy dry skin what's happening to me ahh!?

I have itchy red bumps on my face, the inside roof of my mouth also has red spots then in between my fingers I have itchy dry skin what's happening to me ahh!?

Photo?: To diagnose you correctly, I would need to see the "bumps", and have more history. Any fever or sweats? Any history of allergies? Joint pains? Recent antibiotic use? Recent trip to the dentist? Family history of connective tissue disorders or autoimmune diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, or thyroid disease)? Are any of these bumps painful? ...Read more

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First tingling hands&feet about a week (now only here and there)than dry flacky skin including face (up arm/leg to)month later numbness now 2 days, small red painless spot under skin finger print area?

Schedule a visit: You need to set up an office visit with your doctor. There are too many possibilities that need to be excluded. I would not be surprised if lab work is indicated. ...Read more

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I just burned with a glue gun, it is like bleedy with redness and my skin opened real bad, what should I do? I am paniking and I cannot feel my finger

I just burned with a glue gun, it is like bleedy with redness and my skin opened real bad, what should I do? I am paniking and I cannot feel my finger

You burned yourself!: Luckily it was over only a small part of your body and a non-cosmetic part of your body at that, The part of your body that people look at first is your face. And you didn't burn that! You can Coat the burned surface with sulfadene cream and gauze and to reduce infection and see your doc. ...Read more

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My little dog bit my finger and put a couple of sores in it no redness but it is swellen. I need to know what I should do.

My little dog bit my finger and put a couple of sores in it no redness but it is swellen. I need to know what I should do.

Med eval: If bitten by a dog ;
wound is minor - wash w soap ; water, apply antibiotic ointment ; cover w bandaid /bandage. Get tetanus shot if you haven’t had one in last 10 years or your don’t know. For more serious wound or possible infection, apply pressure ; obtain urgent care. Per mayo clinic, if last tetanus shot was > 5 years ago ; wound is “deep or dirty”, a booster shot may be recommended. If you. ...Read more

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I have ichy bumps and redness on wedges of fingers, toes and scabs on legs, what is this?

I have ichy bumps and redness on wedges of fingers, toes and scabs on legs, what is this?

Scabies?: When someone has very itchy lesions especially at night involving also the webs of the fingers and toes, the bell of scabies rings in my head. On the other hand, scabies usually affects more parts of the body than the lower extremities. I do agree that you need to see a dermatologist but not a podiatrist since your problem is not confined to the feet. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in the last 2 fingers, redness down that side of both palms which feels very warm?

What causes tingling in the last 2 fingers, redness down that side of both palms which feels very warm?

Cubital tunnel: Sounds like u have an entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the elbow. This is called cubital tunnel syndrome. Check with your doctor to have the diagnosis confirmed. ...Read more

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Have severe swelling in finger pad and pain is immense. No redness or pus sac. Is this a finger felon? What do I do.

Have severe swelling in finger pad and pain is immense. No redness or pus sac. Is this a finger felon? What do I do.

GO TO ED: Jeremy, I am sorry but WE CANNOT HELP YOU. You could lose your finger if you delay. You must be seen by federal law regardless of your ability to pay. ...Read more

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What are the causes of finger joint pain and swelling/redness?

What are the causes of finger joint pain and swelling/redness?

A lot of things: This could be from an infection, inflammation or an injury. I would recommend you see a hand surgeon for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.

Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.

Old injury: It is likely that this could be a consequence of an old injury that went unnoticed. Inflammation or injury to the tendons is probably the cause of ongoing pain. See a hand physiotherapist. ...Read more

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I have intense pain in my right pointer finger and swelling however there is no pus or redness. Is this a felon. What do I do?

I have intense pain in my right pointer finger and swelling however there is no pus or redness. Is this a felon. What do I do?

You get seen.: No one can diagnose this by description. Any severe pain in an extremity, especially when there is visible swelling, means that there is such tension inside this closed space that the nerve is screaming for help. If the nerve is screaming, the blood supply is also being compromised, and that could result in loss of the finger.
Don't delay. ...Read more

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My finger hurts when pressured inward after grabbing net and pulling up but no swelling or redness just hurts when throwing basbeball?

My finger hurts when pressured inward after grabbing net and pulling up but no swelling or redness just hurts when throwing basbeball?

Give it time: It may just be a strain or contusion. Give it time to heal (2-3 weeks). If it persists, see an orthopedist. ...Read more