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I have a spoty red rash around the wrist on my left arm, ?

I have a spoty red rash around the wrist on my left arm, ?

Allergy?: Do not wear watch or jewelry and see if it gets better. Use hydrocortisone. If not better see dermatolgist for allergy testing amd treatment. ...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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Red, itchy rash on wrists and right below onto forearms. Hands are dry from washing & cold weather. Lotion burns rash & hot water is painful.

Red, itchy rash on wrists and right below onto forearms. Hands are dry from washing & cold weather. Lotion burns rash & hot water is painful.

Irritant dermatitis?: If you wash your arms and hands a lot, the skin gets dry. Once it gets irritated, anything you put on may hurt you. The itching and blister point more to a contact allergy. Try avoiding scented or antibacterial soap and too much washing. If problem persists, talk to doctor or a dermatologist to pin down what the culprit may be. Patch testing may be needed. ...Read more

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Hi I have a red rash appeared on my wrist , it feels sore like when you get sunburnt any ideas what it could be?

Contact dermatitis?: Many things can cause rashes. The wrist is a common location for contact dermatitis from jewelry or watch bands. The other consideration is an allergic reaction to something topical like lotion or soap, or something ingested like certain foods. Infections can also cause rashes, so if you have fever or discharge from the rash see a physician. ...Read more

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What does this sound like symtoms of? Red bumpy rash on hands and wrist?

What does this sound like symtoms of? Red bumpy rash on hands and wrist?

Not enough info: You give little detail and it is almost impossible to diagnose without actually being able to see the rash. Have a dermatologist evaluate it. ...Read more

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What could have caused these blotches of red on my cheeks and rash on my wrist?

What could have caused these blotches of red on my cheeks and rash on my wrist?

Too many possible : There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with a red circle on my wrist little bigger than half dollar sized. No rash. Looks like I rested my wrist on something circular?

I woke up this morning with a red circle on my wrist little bigger than half dollar sized. No rash. Looks like I rested my wrist on something circular?

Spider bite: could be from a spider bite you suffered while sleeping. Generally painless bite. If expands and develops a central area of dark tissue, would get it looked it. Avoid scratching it. Can get Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream over he counter if itches. If fever chills, get it looked at. ...Read more

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Rash on inside of both wrists? Little red dots...Help?! alergy? Should I be worried? Slightly itchyy

Rash on inside of both wrists? Little red dots...Help?! alergy? Should I be worried? Slightly itchyy

Difficult to answer: It is very difficult to diagnose a rash like the one you describe without actually seeing it in person. I would recommend seeing you primary care physician. ...Read more

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Pin point "rash" wraps around right wrist. No other symptoms. Red dots, under the skin, fading after noticing 3 days ago.

Pin point  "rash" wraps around right wrist.  No other symptoms. Red dots, under the skin, fading after noticing 3 days ago.

Resolving: If fading this is good. Just wait and watch and if does not come back you should be good to go ...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