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I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

I have noticed 2 small itchy bumpy rashes (not red) on my left & one on my right hand. And several goosebump like patches on my left forearm. Worried.

Allergic reaction: You can try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it helps. If no improvement in a couple of days, end us a picture on a virtual consult to help us make a more specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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 a round misshaped red spot on my right hand, it is red/brown color that appeared all of a sudden. No rash anywhere else. What could it be?

I have a round misshaped red spot on my right hand, it is red/brown color that appeared all of a sudden. No rash anywhere else. What could it be?

Unclear : Without seeing the lesion it is hard to know. With any new rash it's important to review if you've taken any new medications or been exposed to new detergents or soaps that can be irritating. If it persists it is worth seeing your doctor to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Hi I woke up yesterday morning to a red rash on both hands .thought they could be wind burn from being in cold..now my right hand is swollen any help.

Hi I woke up yesterday morning to a red rash on both hands .thought they could be wind burn from being in cold..now my right hand is swollen any help.

Hand rash/ swelling: How cold did you get? Do you have pain ? Did your fingers turn white/ blue at any point? Could be frostbite, or Raynauds( usually fingers turn white or blue) Would go to the ER this morning/today to prevent permanent damage ...Read more

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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?

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?

Try hydrocortisone : Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. Contact allergy, insect bites and the like will generally respond. If the rash looks infected however, the cream will not help. ...Read more

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My wife has these red spot on right hand, what are these red spot?

My wife has these red spot on right hand, what are these red spot?

More info: Three red spots could mean anything from minor insect bites to the beginning of a serious illness. I would suggest a conservative start of keeping an eye on the spots and watching, if serious symptoms develop, then seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Tiny bump on right hand side inner thigh scratched it and now is red like what could this be i'm so worried?

Tiny bump on right hand side inner thigh scratched it and now is red like what could this be i'm so worried?

Hair follicle maybe: That could a hair that got ingrown and became inflamed and infected (hence the redness). Do not scratch as you can introduce more bacteria to the site. See a dermatologist or your primary care physician. Folliculitis: an infection in the hair follicles. ...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