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Red Swollen Knuckles
Without seeing a pic: It is hard to know exacdtly. Often times when there is swelling around the ankles people develop something called venous stasis dermatitis. This is from the heme in the iron leaking out of the blood vessels and staining the skin. Usually these reddish areas coalesce and form bigger areas. If this is what you have elevation, compression and restriction of salt in diet is good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ring finger spread to pinky both swollen. Itches and burns when cold. Red dot/(1)blister just appeared. Swell decreased. Day 10. Cherry red knuckle.
Nasal Vestibulitis: When the tip of the nose is painful, red and swollen, it is often due to infection of the tip of nose where the small hairs on the inside of the nose are involved. This is a form of folliculitis or infection of these small nasal hairs. It often requires treatment, but the best form of treatment is a topical antibiotic ointment. You'll need to see your provider for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash: Review with your MD or send us a picture to help with the diagnosis. They could represent many diagnoses. All the best. ...Read more
Folliculitis?: You will need to see your family doctor. "painful lumps" could be abscesses. You will likely need antibiotics. Go to your doctor for an exam. Allergic reactions may also be a possibility. Fungal infections also may present this way. ...Read more
Toes are swollen and purply, red colour. rest of feet normal colour but swollen. Spots inbetween/under toes. Sometimes gets hot and itchy. Help?
Athlete's foot: From the sounds of your symptoms, especially the itching may indicate a fungal infection which refers to "Athlete's foot" When there is an inflammation of the skin it can discolor and usually becomes itchy. This can and does cause the toes to swell as well of the rest of the foot to swell. There are topicals that work rather well for this. The generic name is Terbinafine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ihave swollen ankles, swollencalves swollen thighs and a swollen abdominal arew alon with swollen cheeks?
VisualDX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is it? I have red bumps over finger and toe joints, finger/toe tenderness to touch and cold hands. Sometimes knuckles turn purple
Have sore bruised feeling in my pointer and ring finger knuckles, theyre slightly reddish purple and itch, the skin isnt dry and not really swollen?
Not Sure: Hard to say what could be going on from your description. Things like excema, or psoriasis can cause skin redness and itchiness, although they don't usually cause pain. Other types of skin problems from allergic reactions to scabies could cause itchiness. If topical Hydrocortisone doesn't help get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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