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Red Itchy Bumps On Back Of Hands
I have some small red itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They come and go every week or so. What is this?
Hand eczema: The most common causes are irritant (too much hand washing) or contact allergy. Pay attention to the type of soap and hand preparation to see it changing the brand would help (no scented, anti-bacterial soap) or gel). If you wash you hands too often, consider wearing a non-latex glove on some of the chores and apply a lotion after washing whenever possible as well as reducing hand washing ...Read more
I have a few small red itchy bumps on the back of my dry hands. They come and go. Slight puss, I itch them open and they heal a few days later???
I have red itchy bumps on my stomach and back. They look like mosquito bites, but can't be. Smaller ones are on my hands. What are they?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live. ...Read more
I have had a very itchy rash on the back of my right hand for the past several days. Its a cluster of raised red bumps. Any ideas for relief?
Could be an eczema.: It could be from a particular type of eczema (dermatitis)called pompholyx or dishydrotic palmoplantar ecz. Where we don't know the cause. Are you allergic to any particular agent like chemicals, soaps, any agents at work place asit could be an allergic type of exzema- allergic dermatitis/contact dermatitis. Other rare cond. Like pustular dermatitis, some autoimmune dz +. See your dr, can be treated. ...Read more
What is little red itchy bumps all over when itchd it spreds my Boyfriend has it now to, on hands looks like there badly dry but w/rash and they burn?
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
Raised itchy bumps/hives on top of hands, and wrists itchy - leave red lines when I scratch them?? causes? Doesn't seem allergy related
Contact allergy?: If the problem is confined to the hands and wrists, then a contact allergy should be suspected (soap. Lotion, latex gloves, chemicals). Topical hydrocortisone cream may help but avoidance is the only answer. May consult a dermatologist if problem persists since patch skin test may well reveal the culprit. ...Read more
I have a 1st degree burn on my hand and arm, treated with aloe but now I have red itchy bumps on top of my hand around the burn?
Small red raised itchy bumps on hands and feet for 2 weeks. Has about 20. No improvement with steroid cream. Dr has no idea what they are.
Possible infection: Do the bumps come and go? If so, then they may be hives that would respond more effectively to antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec. If they remain in place and develop any white or black heads, then a topical antibiotic like Bacitracin or prescription bactroban applied twice daily would help. ...Read more
I have red itchy bumps on my arms, stomach, side, thighs, hands and fingers. My boyfriend nor kids have Anything. Had this for about a month?
Hard to tell: This is probably a condition often seen but the cause is often obscure even with a skin biopsy. Suggest that you see a dermatologist to get checked out. ...Read more
I've had some itchy bumps around my wrist area for a week now. If I scratch them, they get red and itch even more. If I leave them alone, they seem to be fine but out of nowhere they would start to itch. If I ignore it, it stops itching. If I scratch, it
Contact dermatitis: You are probably coming into contact with the same thing repeatedly. ...Read more
Red itchy bumps on my wrist it started off small and now expanded into more and the original one is swolen. I pulled weeds a week b4 symptoms?
Hard to tell: It is very difficult to determine the cause of a rash without seeing it. The bumps could be from scabies, which is a mite obtained from contact with others who have this. Other causes would be an allergic reaction to something you've been exposed to such as plants outside, or soaps. It could also be a medication reaction. There are also many skin diseases that can cause bumps. I suggest being seen ...Read more
Itchy bumps: These itchy bumps may be insect bites or hives. The latter would suggest an allergic reaction. Antihistamine medications like benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin (nondrowsy) should relieve itching. If these bumps continue to appear, have them examined by your physician or dermatologist. ...Read more
There is a sudden non-itchy rash on the backs of my hands, the bumps are very small and have fluid when scratched.?
I have small itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They are skin colored. They come and go. This started about 2 weeks ago maybe.
Itchy rash on entire body excluding back and stomach. Hands, feet, cheeks have bumps. Comes and goes. Has had it about a week now.
Hives: A recurrent rash that comes and goes within 24hrs is hives. Try an OTC antihistamine to manage symptoms. It's likely to go away on its own but see if you can link it to possible allergic causes such as new meds or foods like milk, eggs wheat, soy, nuts and sea foods. Viral infections are also a likely and transient cause. ...Read more
Itchy bumps have been popping up and they are mainly are on my elbows, back of my thighs, and now my hands, the ones on my hands have little black dots inside?? ive already dealt with scabies, bedbugs. And anything else you can think of, but maybe its
See derma: I think you need to see a dermatologist. It is hard enough to find out the cause for a skin rash, it is nearly impossible without a good history and direct examination.. ...Read more
My feet started to develope itchy bumps on them. This soon spread to my legs, hands, arms and back. I'm not allergic to anything.
?: Possible viral rash, or simple acute urticaria, usually also virally induced, self limiting, isn't related to allergies. Any OTC 1st or 2nd generation antihistamine would help control the symptoms, but be careful if it causes sedation, don't drive. If problem persists, see your doctor ...Read more
I keep getting red weepy itchy rash on tops of hands that spread. If I scratch. Goes away and comes back.
See a dermatologist: Hand eczema may be related to allergy or irritation. A dermatologist will be interested in your work + other activities. Bring every product you have applied to your hands. You will respond to a prescription cortisone. ...Read more
Red itchy rash on both hands, nose and upper back warm to touch no other symptoms is it minor allergy? Bp104/70 pr 92/min., temp. 36.1 degree celcius
Could be: It could be one of several possibilities. Usually with a rash, you would need to have it seen by the doctor to get a diagnosis and the correct treatment. You can give it a couple of days to see if it resolves. If an allergy, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) would make it improve or go away. ...Read more
Several causes: Little itchy bumps on the nape, several forms of dermatitis (skin inflammation), folliculitis (inflammation ofthe hair follicles), ? Psoriasis (a scaly skin condition), or seborrhea (part of it is dandruff) u may want 2 c ur 1ry md or a referral to a dermatologist 2 sort it out see less. ...Read more
What causes scattered red and itchy bumps on back, neck, chest arms after a day in the sun swimming on the river? Don't believe it to be any poision ivy oak or sumac.
I have small red itchy bumps on my torso, back and thigh. They are isolated from each other, though some are closer together. I've had chickenpoc.
Outbreaks of itchy: red bumps are very common and have many different causes: allergy related hives, especially if you've contacted something new (natural/leaves/plant or artificial/household chemicals). A red itchy rash can go along with being sick (chicken pox/impetigo) or parasites (scabies). Try some OTC cortisone cream and antihistamine for a day or two. .. then to Derm if persists. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Sometimes my 5 year old gets small red itchy bumps on his torso and back. They go away completely in 3-4 days. What are these??
Rash: If the rash is itchy, he probay is exposed to something he wears that is making him break out with the rash. Try to identify and see what it is ...Read more
My back has been itching for about 2 or 3 days and finally someone looked at it and there's little red itchy bumps all over my back what could it be?
Could be allergies: Rash and itching most of the time could be due to allergies, another condition could shingles, take over the counter allergy medicines and creams, if no better in 24 hours see your physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
Half way?: Shingles does not cross the midline of the body. If this is the case, it can be shingles which may cause itching at first to be followed by pain. Consult your doctor to find out if an antiviral drug may be needed. If it does cross the midline of the body, then there may be many other causes. ...Read more
I have red itchy bumps on my back. There are only about 6-8 of them. They are all in the same spot. What could it be?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more
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