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Have red sores under the skin all over the palm of my hands what could they be?

Have red sores under the skin all over the palm of my hands what could they be?

Hand-dermatitis?: Red sores all over the palm of hands are more often caused by a contact allergy, hand-dermatitis (eczema), or infections such as scabies. The diagnosis is needed as the treatment will differ based on the cause. A certain virus can cause sores on the hands as a part of hand-foot-mouth disease. Please make an appointment to see your doctor, as early as possible. ...Read more

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I have lots of red sores on the bottom of my foot they are painful they feel warm and slightly itchy when itouch them they are sore hurts to walk?

I have lots of red sores on the bottom of my foot they are painful they feel warm and slightly itchy when itouch them they are sore hurts to walk?

To start with...: It may be athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material like those manufactured by thorlo [http://www.Thorlo.Com/]. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Can purple and red sores on my feet and scalp be part of meningitis along with my severe headache and stiff neck?

Can purple and red sores on my feet and scalp be part of meningitis along with my severe headache and stiff neck?

Meningitis: This is conceivable, but if you had bacterial meningitis with such skin lesions it is hard to believe that you would be asking this question. Do you have nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, fever, chills, joint pain, sleepiness, alterations in level of consciousness? If you really think you may have meningitis go to an ER immediately or better still call EMS. Hope that you don't have. ...Read more

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How long will the redness and swelling on my hand and feet last (i'm at 24 weeks)?

How long will the redness and swelling on my hand and feet last (i'm at 24 weeks)?

Depends on the cause: Redness ad swelling on the hands and feet can be due to a variety of different reasons. Have your self evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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Does raynaud's also involve heat and redness in addition to cold and purplish hands/feet? I have heat and cold alternating in my hands/feet

Does raynaud's also involve heat and redness in addition to cold and purplish hands/feet? I have heat and cold alternating in my hands/feet

Three color phases: Raynaud syndrome or phenomena often involve three color phase change with blue/purple, red, or white. You are not necessary to have all three. But need to have at least two out of three. Pattern of involvement, unilateral vs bilateral. Overall I will suggest to take a picture or go in when you have flare and discuss with your rheumatologist for diagnosis and management plan. ...Read more