Doctor insights on: Red rash on wrist symptoms

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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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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


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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

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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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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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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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Tiny red dots/rash on the back of both palms and around wrist. Noticed it since a couple of days. Little itch and irritation occasionally.

Tiny red dots/rash on the back of both palms and around wrist. Noticed it since a couple of days. Little itch and irritation occasionally.

? allergy: Because of associated itching this eruption may be an allergic reaction to something that has come in contact with your hands and wrist.? gloves, detergents, other compounds. Try taking an antihistamines like benadryl (causes drowsi'ess) or Claritin (nondrowsy). A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat you if the rash persists or spreads. ...Read more

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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

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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?

Derm eval.: This rash needs to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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When cold I have a red rash that appears on back of hands and wrists. It goes when I warm up. Is there a cause for this?

When cold I have a red rash that appears on back of hands and wrists. It goes when I warm up. Is there a cause for this?

Raynaud Phenomenon: It seems to be condition called Raynaud Phenomenon. Avoiding stressor, no smoking, regular aerobic exercise and keeping hands warm is recommended. Please check with physician as it is primarily clinical diagnosis and requires some blood work. ...Read more

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I get very tiny red dots all over my hands to my wrist randomly I haven't changed my diet or detergent either. I'm not sure why I'm getting this rash?

I get very tiny red dots all over my hands to my wrist randomly I haven't changed my diet or detergent either. I'm not sure why I'm getting this rash?

Rash: A rash that causes tiny red dots is usually associated with a platelet problem. Do you take aspirin or Motrin regularly. Another though would be some type of phototoxic rash. Do you notice any association with sun exposure? ...Read more

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My 23mo has a rash of tiny, splotchy, red dots on wrist and arm. 2days ago. No change. Not bothersome. Anything topical I can apply to help it go away?

My 23mo has a rash of tiny, splotchy, red dots on wrist and arm. 2days ago. No change. Not bothersome. Anything topical I can apply to help it go away?

Rash: Why do you want to apply something if it is not bothersome? Leave it alone, chances are that it will disappear exactly the way it appeared within 10-14 days. ...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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I have a red rash in a line that goes from my palm to my wrist. They look like bug bites and itch worse than anything. Any ideas?

I have a red rash in a line that goes from my palm to my wrist. They look like bug bites and itch worse than anything. Any ideas?

Rash: Without seeing it and knowing more history, it's hard to tell. The description and the area involved makes me think scabies, but that's by no means is the final answer. A picture would help. ...Read more

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I have a rash of red spots on the back of my right wrist that rarely itches. It's been there for several years and has pretty much stayed the same?

I have a rash of red spots on the back of my right wrist that rarely itches. It's been there for several years and has pretty much stayed the same?

Could be anything...: ...From a fungal infection to any one of several skin tumors. Only a dermatologist can tell you exactly what it is after a direct examination, and possibly a biopsy. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more