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My son recently started getting a red flaky rash on his cheeks and left hand and I haven't changed anything. My half brother has eczema could it be?

My son recently started getting a red flaky rash on his cheeks and left hand and I haven't changed anything. My half brother has eczema could it be?

Yes: It could be eczema.He also could be sensitive to things he is touching, and there may be a food sensitivity contributing to the problem. Cerave and Hydrocortisone cream will help temporarily for milder cases. For others you need to see dermatologist for appropriate evacuation and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I have what looks like a rash but I dont know what caused it. Its red, bumpy, and raised. No blisters. Its on my fingers on my left hand?

I have what looks like a rash but I dont know what caused it. Its red, bumpy, and raised. No blisters. Its on my fingers on my left hand?

As young as you r: I would guess without seeing it that its a possible contact dermatitis, but need to see picture and get more history, you can try OTC hydrocortisone, if not clear in a week or two see derm ...Read more

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I have my left hand tingling (it has been 3 days) and today my eye is red) what is the problem ? And are the 2 symptoms related ?

I have my left hand tingling (it has been 3 days) and today my eye is red) what is the problem ? And are the 2 symptoms related ?

Red eye: There are over 100 causes of red eye...Including dry eye...Pinkeye...Allergies...Corneal ulcer....The tingling is probably not related....Call your primary doctor for a checkup. ...Read more

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The end of my index finger on my left hand feels like it's burning, off and on. No redness or bug bites. It feels warmer than the other fingers.

The end of my index finger on my left hand feels like it's burning, off and on. No redness or bug bites. It feels warmer than the other fingers.

Nerve: Check for nerve compression including the wrist and elbow areas. Consult an orthopedist and get some nerve conduction study done. This is not my specialty and hope others in HT will comment on this as well. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of the redness, swelling and small blisters on the fingers of my left hand? The affected area is the end of the fingers.

What are possible causes  of the redness, swelling and small blisters on the fingers of my left hand?  The affected area is the end of  the fingers.

Possibly infection: More information is needed to determine the cause. What is the color of the fluid in the blisters, clear, colored ? Is it painful ? Redness and swelling are signs of infection and infections of the hand can spread rapidly. This can be a viral or bacterial infection, or possibly a contact dermatitis (irritation of the skin). However it is not something to wait and watch. ...Read more

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My left hand first finger knuckle burning and sharp pain. There is no redness or swelling. Sudden onset two days ago, with no relief even after rest?

My left hand first finger knuckle burning and sharp pain.  There is no redness or swelling.  Sudden onset two days ago, with no relief even after rest?

More info?: This could be gout, though there would usually be redness. Rheumatoid arthritis comes to mind but usually no sudden onset and generally more joints that one small finger joint. It would be good to know if there's been any recent trauma, spider bite, stick with a thorn? Does finger ever get stuck when bent? ...Read more

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Got red line under pinkie finger on left hand, what is it?

Got red line under pinkie finger on left hand, what is it?

Need more info: It could be infection but we really need more information before a diagnosis can be made. ...Read more

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What does it means to have like 12 red points patch in my hand only in my left hand posterior part not in the palm?

What does it means to have like 12 red points patch in my hand only in my left hand posterior part not in the palm?

Does not: Mean anything. It could just be contact dermatitis or sensitivity. Have to correlate with clinical signs and symptoms to piece the puzzle together to come to a diagnosis. Take pictures and observe for now.If worried , go see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more