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Red Rash On Thumb Symptoms
Hi! I've red spots/small rashes on the back of my hands, from my thumbs until my index fingers in a semicircle. It's itch and burn. What's this? Thank
Infection: That would be the most common including things like a herpetic infection if vesicles (fluid filled little pockets) form. ...Read more
Topical cortisone: Use topical cortisone cream, generic, that can be found at any drug store. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have what looks like a red rash with little white bumps on my right hand towards bottom of thumb and when I get hand wet it hurts. What could it be?
Hand rash: Hard to tell without looking at it, you have to see a doctor about it. ...Read more
Woke up to red oval shape patch/rash on my hand-near thumb finger. Does not itch, burn, or hurt. It's been 3+ hours since I woke up & it hasn't change?
I have this weird itchy red/bumpy rash, that has little zit like bubbles. It's from my thumb to mid way to my elbow. What could it be???
Can't say with: Available info. This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
After hot showers have red rash on thighs, knees, and feet. Feet r bright red, swollen, & numb. Same symptoms on hand 2 nights ago, any thoughts?
Increase blood flow: Increase in temperature (hot shower) cause increase blood flow to the extremities and skin and you could have red rash type appearance and associated swelling and numbness. ...Read more
I've a rash like symptom on my left leg thumb. It is from years and it is annoying me when I wear chappals. I've used nuforce g cream. Please help.
Rash: With most rashes, it is extremely helpful for your physician to see the rash in question as it helps considerably with the diagnosis. Once appropriately diagnosed, it can then be treated. Avoid anything that can rub against or irritate the area until you can be seen. ...Read more
Face rash for 3 weeks w nose ulcer, wrist/thumb pain. Treated w steroids and antibiotics. Symptoms returned after stopping steroids. What to do next?
Rashes grows on both of my hands and when it recovers it grows on my torso instead. I notice red fade bump appear on my hand and slowly it grows again?
For 2 weeks I get stinging pain on the top of my hand. Effects both hands. Not the palm side. No rash no redness it stings for a few hours.?
Having small red itchy rashes for last 5 days. Close to 25 points. Mostly on my hand, neck, chest & back. Itching is not continuous on all points.
Allergy/Insect bites: You have an itchy rash on different parts of your body. It may be due to an allergy to something or it may be an allergic reaction to some kind of insect bite like mosquito bite.There are other possibilities. Have it checked if it persist. Meanwhilevyou can take some anti itching meds like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) over the counter till you see your doctor. ...Read more
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 hav developed rashes on my hand n legs slowly increasing turns red. N swells along withthe near by aera n den settel leavin spot n givin out dry skin?
Getting small red skin rashes on hand and legs which dry after sometime. Not a sideaffect of medicines. Also ear swelled red?
Eczema: Commonly in the winter especially, eczema flares and the tx is steroidal creams and moisturizers ...Read more
Experiencing itchy rash. Also describe me: Skin redness/irritation and Allergic reaction. What should I do? Hand arms and legs mostly hands& arms help
Too little info: Most skin rashes need to be examined in order to offer meaningful insight. In the case of a reaction, a discussion about potential exposures is also necessary. ...Read more
My boyfriends thumb is red swollen but he doesn't have any open cuts or acute injuries to it. Swelling/redness is spreading. Is this contagious?
I have a black spot on my thumb, with some redness on one side, I never got hurt in there, and I don't have pain. It has been the same for about six weeks?
See Dermatologist: It needs to be looked at to determine what it might be. ...Read more
Hot glue gun wound on thumb. Redness and swelling around the edges. Had pus in center, now hardened greenish yellow color. Couple days old, advice?
Cat bit me at the base of thumb 24 hours ago. Swelling and redness that has (slightly) spread around one of the puncture wounds. Mild pain. Infection?
My son who is 3 has redness under both eyes about the size of your thumb nail what is it? He is not unwell
I have some swelling on my thumb and itchiness is there. I think its a insect bite. Please help as the swelling is incleasing as well as redness.
Is the lesion near: The nail? If so you may have an infection. If there is swelling, warmth, pain, redness, this may need medical attention to rule out an infection. ...Read more
For about a week now my right thumb nail is really tender and painful, no injury. It worsens when cold, no swelling. Some redness, possibilities?
See your doctor: There are several causes for redness and pain under the thumbnail. There can be infection or injury, and sometimes cysts or growths can occur under the nail. You should see your doctor for an exam and diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
I had a bump on my thumb that hurt and leaked pus. After that my thumb swelled and became hot and red. After a week the redness has spend to the palm.?
My vein on the outside of my left index finger hurt when gently touched. No redness, but my vein is really visible. Mild swelling....btwn my thumb too?
Phlebitis: Supeficial one. Usually resolves with local treatment of the inflammation with warm compresses and anti-inflammatory medications such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Having said that I would like also to tell you that sometimes superficial phlebitis can be associated with deep vein thrombophlebitis which is dangerous. So, see your doctor for a medical evaluation. ...Read more
What can cause recurring hives/itchy rashes that pop up out of nowhere on the tops of my hands by my thumb only?
This is mostly likely from something you have had repeated contact with such as soap (especially if you wash your hands often), lotion, rubber, detergents, glove, etc.
Consult a dermatologist if needed for patch skin testing if none of the above applies to you. ...Read more
Awoke with raised red welt and surrounding redness on thumb knuckle with partial numbness. Does not itch or hurt.
Just a guess:
SOAK and cover with Baking Soda Paste
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more