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Right Thumb Itches Superstition
I have a pink spot on my thumb that Occasionally becomes raised for a few days and sometimes itches but never goes away, what is it?
12 year old son has a lump on scalp the size of a thumb that is made up of thick whitish/ yellowish scales. Doesn't hurt but itches?
My husband has a large tiny tiny bliserty rash on both hands on the skin near his thumbs. Doesn't hurt just itches?? Need ideas on what it is
Bitten by insect on lower leg in 4 sites. Swells red (thumb size) with brown center and itches. Treatments thus far contain but don't cure. Advice?
I have 2 lumps on my back one which is sore and itches alot, then I have lumps on both my thumbs and index finger?
These may or may: Not be associated. But this is the type of thing which will require a medical history and a physical examination to diagnose. ...Read more
17 years old still suck thumb. Have a big lump on the palm of my sucking thumb, hurts but doesn't itch. Recently, new small bumps grew and it itches.
Seems like you've been going through a lot being only 17
your use of your thumb as a coping mechanism stems from child hood habit of using it to comfort you. You need to find a substitute or see a psychologist who uses hypnosis to leave the thumb behind because your an adult and can have a normal looking thumb again so it will look like the other one. ...Read more
On my thumb around my fingernail it hurts and in the palm of my hand it itches sometimes even burn what can it be doc?
Thumb pain: If there is associated redness around the thumb nail an infection called paranychia appears likely. Treat with warm soaks but if redness worsens some pus may have to be drained by a surgeon. The itchy or burning sensation in the palm is probably unrelated and if there is no associated rash, irritable superficial nerve endings, possibly from some activities, may be the cause. ...Read more
I get a circular spot by the nickel-sized in between my thumb and pointer finger on the palm of my hand it will burn it itches and then after a few da?
Question cut off: Please resubmit and include a specific question. ...Read more
Help my itching hands recently, (in past wk.) I have developed severly itchy hands. The area that itches is between the thumb and first finger, in the web area, and in the meat of the thumb on the palm side. I have tried soaking them in epsom salt, hydro.
You may be dealing with a fungal infection. Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like clotrimazole; you can apply the cream twice a day for a week. If you do not notice an improvement then it may just be a dermatitis and you may need a stronger steroid cream. At this point you would need to be evaluated by your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
Good luck. ...Read more
My uncles dog bitted my thumb but he is vaccinated and no blood flown but I am feeling pain and itching...What to do?
You still: You still may need antibiotics. See your doctor. ...Read more
I have itching for last 24 hours on my left palm below the thumb on the mount only. It stops for sometime & then starts again no rash etc. Pls advice.
Tenosynovitis: How mobileis the finger? There is concerned about infection or tendinitis. Based on the mobility of the finger and if there's any deficits of motion, we would consider getting an MRI. If the area is tender or red and painful then there is concern about infection, if there's any history of trauma we would be concerned about tendon tears or avulsions. ...Read more
I have a rash that has appeared on my torso it. Started off the size of my thumb and has got bigger I've have no itching or soreness?
Left foot thumb nail turning greysh without any pain or itching. What is this. What is cause and treatment?
I tried to scratch my itching inner ear with my thumb, then pinky. I scratched in as far as I could for relief, then felt pain. Can this harm my ear?
I've had this absolutely HORRIBLE dry, rashing, itching pain on my right palm of my hand and the inner side between my index finger and thumb (all over?
Sir, My left hand thumb and index finger are itching and I get a sharp pain suddenly when touched. Pls guide?
Get an evaluation it: Might be a nerve injury or pinching. An EMG might be of value in helping diagnose and treat this annoying problem ...Read more