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Doctor insights on: Red Itching Bumps On Hands And Feet

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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For 3 days now, having itching feet,hands,other parts of my body, living small red bump as if bitten by mosquito.more in morning after shower.problem?

For 3 days now, having itching feet,hands,other parts of my body, living small red bump as if bitten by mosquito.more in morning after shower.problem?

Pruritis: "Pruritis" or itching has many causes, the first being dry skin - be sure you are hydrated and your skin is not dry. Increased itching in the hands/feet especially after a shower may indicate a problem with your liver or hematologic system. ...Read more

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Itching and redness with bumps on feet accompanied with swelling, 32 weeks pregnant and very concerned. Starting to spread on my hands?

Itching and redness with bumps on feet accompanied with swelling, 32 weeks pregnant and very concerned. Starting to spread on my hands?

Contact dermatitis : Your condition may be the result of some localized hypersensitive reaction secondary to shoe wear with transfer and spreading to the hands. As you described very well, the presence of itchiness, redness, and swelling is indicative of a cutaneous reaction after skin exposure to trigger materials. A medical consult is warranted due to your pregnancy. Otherwise, otc steroids will work as treatments. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my legs back of hands tops of feet it is little prickly white bumps that itch what is it? It really itches

I have a rash on my legs back of hands tops of feet it is little prickly white bumps that itch what is it? It really itches

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

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Skin itch (no redness) started 2 yrs ago, feet & hands, then scrotum. It comes & goes. Now it itches more, puffy eyes and redness on neck. What is it?

Rash: Might be hives which look like a mosquito bite which are red, raised and intensely itchy. They can pop up on any part of the body. But i don't like the rash spreading to the scrotum. Maybe it should be seen just to be safe. ...Read more

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I have had this irritation on my hand for a few weeks.Its first started as little itchy red bumps now its a big red blotch that itches when i wash my?

I have had this irritation on my hand for a few weeks.Its first started as little itchy red bumps now its a big red blotch that itches when i wash my?

Hard to say: Difficult question without a picture, but hand eczema can look like this and is common. Usually pretty itchy but can get painful if there are cracks or open skin. Treatment is topical mid potency steroids and avoidance of irritants. ...Read more

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Constant itchiness from red bumps for over a month, on hands/arms/thighs/legs (is not getting better, itches everyday), what could it be?

Constant itchiness from red bumps for over a month, on hands/arms/thighs/legs (is not getting better, itches everyday), what could it be?

Many possibilities: The only way to find out is to have a doctor look at the rash. If you tried over the counter itch cream and it hasn't cleared this up, it's getting worse and a month has gone by, call to see your doctor. ...Read more

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My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me..i got red rashes after 2 days of itching..tq?

My feet are itchy and burning after itching....and knees arms hands feet itches in night more...help me..i got red rashes after 2 days of itching..tq?

Clean, don't scratch: Clean the bedding well. Gently clean your body well too and wipe w/ diluted vinegar or witch hazel, etc. Use a hypoallergic lotion too. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. If you still suffer, see a Dr. You might need a lb test and/or a Rx anti-inflammatory. Try hard to not scratch! Avoid infection. ...Read more

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I have red bumps/ pimple like on my arms, some on legs and feet. It itches. What's the cause of this?

I have red bumps/ pimple like on my arms, some on legs and feet. It itches. What's the cause of this?

Keratosis pilaris : rubra. Keratosis pilaris occurs when the human body produces excess amounts of the skin protein keratin, resulting in the formation of small, raised bumps in the skin often with surrounding redness. Harmless. See a dermatologist if concerned. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on my wrist. I've had them there for about 10 days but it only seems to be spreading throughout my wrist. It itches a little.

I have small red bumps on my wrist. I've had them there for about 10 days but it only seems to be spreading throughout my wrist. It itches a little.

Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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Small bump in between fingers at the bend of my ring finger. It doesn't hurt but itches sometimes & is red. What could it be? Should i call a doctor?

Small bump in between fingers at the bend of my ring finger. It doesn't hurt but itches sometimes & is red. What could it be? Should i call a doctor?

If it bothers you : Then yes go see your doctor. Could be a bug bite. Could be a dry area that splits. You can try over the counter antibiotic ointment or colloidal silver or calendula cream and see if that helps. If it does not, then be seen. It will give you piece of mind. ...Read more

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A small recurring red raised bump on inside of my wrist. It itches. Hydrocortisone cream helps. Bump lasts a couple of wks. It returns in same spot?

A small recurring red raised bump on inside of my wrist. It itches.  Hydrocortisone cream helps.  Bump lasts a couple of wks.  It returns in same spot?

Contact allergy: This suggest that the area is still exposed to a contact allergen such as the metal in the watch band or bracelet. The only treatment is avoidance. Another possibility is what we called nummular eczema which may be treated with a cortisone shot injected into the site. See dermatologist to find out. ...Read more

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Rash, flat redness with tiny bumps & itch over whole body (not head/hands/feet) for 14 days now. Not on any meds. Worse at night. What could this be?

Rash, flat redness with tiny bumps & itch over whole body (not head/hands/feet) for 14 days now. Not on any meds. Worse at night. What could this be?

Have to look at it: It is difficult to give a correct diagnosis without seeing the rashes. Many things can present with tiny itchy bumps. You should see a local physician. ...Read more

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Itch red bump could it be hands foot and mouth my daughter has it right now?

To little to go on: HFM pattern illness is triggered by any of 2-3 viruses. The pattern usually develops over a day or 2.With one bump, there is not enough to go on to call it. Might just be a bug bite. You are welcome to start over and give more history of findings, but this is not enough to call it. ...Read more

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I have red bumps all over my hands and a bit on my feet there bumps with liquid in them and they itch and my hands feel like leather please help me ?

I have red bumps all over my hands and a bit on my feet there bumps with liquid in them and they itch and my hands feel like leather please help me 
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BLISTERS HANDS FEET: DIFFICULT TO SAY WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING THEM. SOUNDS LIKE A CASE OF ATHLETES FOOT THAT SPREAD TO YOUR HANDS. PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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What to do if I have severe itching, throbbing, inflamation with bumps on hands and feet?

What to do if I have severe itching, throbbing, inflamation with bumps on hands and feet?

See a dermatologist: These symptoms are too serious to ignore. Consult a dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more