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My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.

My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.

Post sore throat ras: This is likely guttate psoriasis that occurs after some strep infections. Generally this resolves on its own. If the skin lesions continue to spread, become more painful or develop red streaks, take her to her pediatrician. ...Read more

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Over the last two yrs I have been getting off and on small dry blisters on my hands and fingers, they are not itchy and I can scrape them off no pain.

Over the last two yrs I have been getting off and on small dry blisters on my hands and fingers, they are not itchy and I can scrape them off no pain.

May be viral or fung: Could be a few things but what comes to mind is a low grade infection such as one that is caused from viral/fungal origin. Typically these are not invasive organisms but if recurrent wold worry about immune function. If you have not had testing for this, you should, as you are at higher risk for other conditions. ...Read more

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Two fingers (top part) itchy, red& swollen. Few red bumps/blisters maybe? Few red dots undar skin. I kno I had a small cut on1 finger if that helps??

Two fingers (top part) itchy, red& swollen. Few red bumps/blisters maybe? Few red dots undar skin. I kno I had a small cut on1 finger if that helps??

Infected: Could be herpangina or could be staph/strep or could be
spider bite. Go see a doc. If you begin to see red streaks up the forearm and or tender nodes in elbow or axilla, go see doc immediately. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps that resmble blisters. Have clear liquid inside and appear on fingers ankle and toes. If u pop it it comes right back up.... Help!?

Small itchy bumps that resmble blisters. Have clear liquid inside and appear on fingers ankle and toes. If u pop it it comes right back up.... Help!?

Bumps: First - don't pop them as that is a great way to get an infection. Second - do call your podiatrist or dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I am noticing small itchy blisters randomly all over the body. They are at the back and legs and on hand and between fingers. Very small in size but are watery. What they could be? What could be done to cure it, haven't seen any doctor yet. Advice please

I am noticing small itchy blisters randomly all over the body. They are at the back and legs and on hand and between fingers. Very small in size but are watery. What they could be? What could be done to cure it, haven't seen any doctor yet. Advice please

Hard to know: A physician will need to examine and know more about your history. The description does seem consistent with dyshidrotic eczema, but biopsy may be warranted to rule out more serious alternatives. Cold compresses may help while awaiting evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a cluster of blister-like sores on my finger. They have dark dots in the center. They're not itchy. What are they?

I have a cluster of blister-like sores on my finger. They have dark dots in the center. They're not itchy. What are they?

Tiny blisters finger: Tiny blisters (1mm or smaller) on the fingers can be a sign of dyshidrotic eczema. This may be caused from sweat glands that get blocked. A prescription strong topical steroid often helps. Irritation or rubbing can initiate a flare. ...Read more

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Hi, I have very tiny little flush blisters on my finger about 20 of them covering a tiny area, not itchy, but look to have liquid in them, can you help?

Seeing=believing: I recommend you take a picture of the area in good lighting, set up a Virtual Consult and upload the pic to one of our HealthTap docs for a diagnosis. Chances are that we can recommend a treatment that doesn't require a prescription. Meanwhile, wash your hands with a gentle soap, rinse well in warm water, pat dry then apply a plain moisturizer. ...Read more

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Red dry itchy & little blister like spots on my fingers.

Red dry itchy & little blister like spots on my fingers.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. Treatment is with prescription strength cortisone. ...Read more

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I have 2 swollen fingers there is a blister forming on one, both fingers are itchy & very hot?

I have 2 swollen fingers there is a blister forming on one, both fingers are itchy & very hot?

See a doctor: There is something wrong, could be an infection, could be an allergic reaction. If you can't be seen immediately, go to an urgent care center or emergency room. Make sure to take of any and all jewerly from your hand. If you have benedryl, you may want to take one in case its an allergy but get to a doctor.... ...Read more

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I get these itchy blisters on my fingers that pop when I scratch them. What are they? And how can I get rid of them?

I get these itchy blisters on my fingers that pop when I scratch them. What are they? And how can I get rid of them?

Dyshidrotic eczema: Very common disorder, where small blister like lesions that resemble tapioca are found on the fingers. Often times this is environmental, secondary to outside irritants. Moisturizers, using gentle soaps can be helpful. Sometimes, may require prescription topical corticosteroid cream for short period of time to resolve. ...Read more

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Hi, I have this blister like bump on the inside of my pinky finger. It has a white dot in the middle of it. It is also itchy and burns a bit. Help pls?

Hi, I have this blister like bump on the inside of my pinky finger. It has a white dot in the middle of it. It is also itchy and burns a bit. Help pls?

Infection: It could be an infected blister or a wart. Very difficult to comment without an examination. It is best if you get your doctor to have a look at it as it may be something needing a biopsy. ...Read more

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Does 1 blister, size of pen eraser on finger w/ tiny dots in it, no pain no redness but very itchy sound like eczema, fungus or whitlow? Had 4 days.

Does 1 blister, size of pen eraser on finger w/ tiny dots in it, no pain no redness but very itchy sound like eczema, fungus or whitlow? Had 4 days.

Blister: Kind of hard to tell, did you have any trauma? Are you a dentist and do dental exams using your fingers? Is there any puss and erythema around the site? If its growing in size, see a practitioner to be evaluated. Whatever you do don't pop it - you will likely cause a wound infection worse than you have. ...Read more

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Whitlow or Fungus? 1 pen sized blister on finger, dots in it, no pain no redness but very itchy. Have persistent fungal inf on foot.

Whitlow or Fungus? 1 pen sized blister on finger, dots in it, no pain no redness but very itchy. Have persistent fungal inf on foot.

Sounds fungal: Would need a visual consult and better history to help you really. I hope you feel better and see a doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, armsdespite the medicines I've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

What to do if I have this rash on my feet, legs, elbows, fingers, armsdespite the medicines I've been on, and now, these itchy blister like things show up?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more