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Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician. If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment. In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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At night after falling asleep my hands and feet become very itchy - it wakes me up - been the last 5 nights in a row - no redness / blisters or rashes?

At night after falling asleep my hands and feet become very itchy - it wakes me up - been the last 5 nights in a row - no redness / blisters or rashes?

Restless leg syndrom: You may be suffering from restless leg syndrome which can occasionally affect the arms as well. There are effective treatment for this condition but you will need to consult your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and obtain the treatment. ...Read more

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Raised blisters on hands and feet. Turned to red spots after being prescribed predinsone by general practioner. Eczema?

Raised blisters on hands and feet. Turned to red spots after being prescribed predinsone by general practioner. Eczema?

Maybe dyshidrotic: This may be a form of hand foot dermatitis called dyshidrotic dermatitis. Oral Prednisone may help acutely, but gentle proper hand care and the use of prescription strength topical steroids are often needed. Seek the advice of a board certified dermatologist in your area. ...Read more

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I always. Get little blisters on my hands and feet they start off red I pop it its like water then its hardens then goes away?

I always. Get little blisters on my hands and feet they start off red I pop it its like water then its hardens then goes away?

Please see your doc: Sounds like either viral infection or allergic reaction. If it is recurring problem please see you doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes blister-like red dots on palm of hands and bottom of feet?

What causes blister-like red dots on palm of hands and bottom of feet?

Pompholyx?: Read about dyshidrotic eczema and see if this matches. If so, the treatment varies depending on the severity. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I used to not put suncream on my hands/ feet but they never got burnt ie they didn't blister/hurt, but got a bit red. Will I get skin cancer?

I used to not put suncream on my hands/ feet but they never got burnt ie they didn't blister/hurt, but got a bit red. Will I get skin cancer?

Watch them: Sunscreen isn't a perfect preventative and not using it doesn't guarantee cancer. It just improves your odds. Get any suspicious lesions seen. ...Read more

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Hi I have 2 blisters on the palm of my hand its not red or itchy and also have 2 on the sole of my feet painful as well should i be concerned?thanks

Hi I have 2 blisters on the palm of my hand its not red or itchy and also have 2 on the sole of my feet painful as well should i be concerned?thanks

Hand-foot-mouth: You describe condition which called Hand, foot,mouth disease. This is benign viral infection what usually resolved by itself. But avoid kissing and close body contact for a while like one week ...Read more

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I had pompholyx-like blisters in my hand&feet, and itchy red blisters around my body. Antibiotic creams healed the first type, what to do for red ones?

Eczema: Pompholyx eczema is a form of the condition that appears on the hands and fingers. This can be managed in the same fashion as lesions elsewhere. For detailed instructions see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Baby had hands foot and mouth 2 weeks ago he has dry red circles were blisters were I'm applying aquafor will those scars go away or leave a mark?

Hope this helps. : Young children tend to be very resilient and good healers. Although I can't guarantee there will be no marks, but I can tell you that it tends to take a lot to scar a child...usually deep cuts. Things such as blisters tend to heal without a trace after a few months. ...Read more

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Red bumps that turn into blisters on arms, hands, feet, and privates.?

Red bumps that turn into blisters on arms, hands, feet, and privates.?

May be a fungus: Skin that is noted on the palms of the hands, plantar aspect of the foot and intertriginous zones (creases) can become irritated by friction and can attract a fungus infection. It can sometimes present as blisters. It's important that you come in and have it examined! Some other differentials can be an allergic reaction or an infection. Don't delay on getting it checked. ...Read more

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There are red itchy blisters on my hands and feet i have a bad fever and a runny nose. Am I ok?

There are red itchy blisters on my hands and feet i have a bad fever and a runny nose. Am I ok?

Visit a Doctor: You seem to be quite sick. If you have true blisters(water filled lesions like you see after a burn), then there could be something serious going on in your body. High fever is also worrisome. Although it could be due to a virus and will settled down in a day or two, you should not be alone at home. I would advise you to call your doctor or go to an Emergency room in a Hospital and get checked tod ...Read more

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I have circulation issues in my hands and feet. Recently I've noticed these blister like bumps on the top of my toes. They're raised and sore with red in the middle. And they itch sometimes. How can I get rid of these?

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I have circulation issues in my hands and feet. Recently I've noticed these blister like bumps on the top of my toes. They're raised and sore with red in the middle. And they itch sometimes. How can I get rid of these?

See doctor: It is impossible to know what the cause is without a more detailed history and a direct exam. At your age, it is unusual to have circulation problem with your hands and feet and thus there may be something systemic going on with the rash. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Husband has little red blisters under his tounge. They look like pimples. Is this hand foot and mouth disease?

Husband has little red blisters under his tounge. They look like pimples.
 Is this hand foot and mouth disease?

Unlikely: He is at wrong age for HFM. Also, does he have lesions on his palms and soles? You can check on Google for pictures of the rash. You might have oral herpes simplex virus infection. ...Read more

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I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. Should I go see thedoc?

I work with babies and have noticed some red blisters on my knees, palm and start of fingers, elbows and on the top of my feet. Should I go see thedoc?

Good idea: Whether to prevent your spreading it to the babies or to discover if you caught it from work and need to advice the facility — yes. See a doc for exam and/or lab work. Also, if it is painful — relief will be nice. Best wishes for it being a minor easy to correct issue. ...Read more

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My 6 year old daughter has spots like blisters on hands and feet and small light spots on legs and arms is this CP or hfm?

My 6 year old daughter has spots like blisters on hands and feet and small light spots on legs and arms is this CP or hfm?

Hand Foot and Mouth: One or 2 days after fever starts, painful sores usually develop in the mouth (herpangina). They begin as small red spots that blister and that often become ulcers. The sores are often in the back of the mouth. A skin rash develops over 1 to 2 days. The rash is usually on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet; it may also appear on the knees, elbows, buttocks or genital area. ...Read more

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Why is it that I have loads of small blisters over my hands and feet?

Why is it that I have loads of small blisters over my hands and feet?

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

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I have small blisters appearing on hands and feet, only to the amprents areas, from time to time and to localised areas only, what could that be?

I have small blisters appearing on hands and feet, only to the amprents areas, from time to time and to localised areas only, what could that be?

Pompholyx: Dyshidrotic eczema. Sometimes psoriasis. Sometimes contact allergy or contact irritation. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and prescription. ...Read more

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I am experiencing dry blisters on my hands and feet. I sometimes have a small amount of pain with a few blisters on my hands but no pain on my feet.?

I am experiencing dry blisters on my hands and feet. I sometimes have a small amount of pain with a few blisters on my hands but no pain on my feet.?

Need to see it: This is a hard question to answer without seeing the rash. There are several things that can cause blisters on the hands and feet. Look up dishydrotic eczema, syphilis, and hand, foot, and mouth disease. Those are a few common causes. A doctor would have to see the blisters and maybe do testing to know the cause. You could start with healthtap.com or could see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have small blisters that get all over my hands and feet they hurt and itich and can, be very painful?

I have small blisters that get all over my hands and feet they hurt and itich and can, be very painful?

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 topical steroids. See your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Recently my husband broke our in big blisters on his feet, hands, and even his lips. The ones on his hands are small, the others are big. Any ideas?

Viral.: Several viruses can cause such an eruption. The most common is called "hand-foot-mouth", which is more common in kids but does occur in adults. Another possibility is erythema multiforme, a reaction to viruses and drugs, and there are other (more serious) possibilities, so get him to a dermatologist for a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are some causes for small bumps with a clear liquid, like blisters, to pop up on your hands and feet? I am a diabetic, but have kept it in check with my diet. Other than that these blisters come up at times and sometimes they don't.

What are some causes for small bumps with a clear liquid, like blisters, to pop up on your hands and feet? I am a diabetic, but have kept it in check with my diet. Other than that these blisters come up at times and sometimes they don't.

Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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

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My son has these white blister/small lumps on his arm. It started spreading to his foot and hands?

My son has these white blister/small lumps on his arm. It started spreading to his foot and hands?

Unfortunately it is: impossible to diagnose rashes over the internet since we cannot see the area involved. you will need to take your son to see a health care professional for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of the redness, swelling and small blisters on the fingers of my left hand? The affected area is the end of the fingers.

What are possible causes of the redness, swelling and small blisters on the fingers of my left hand?  The affected area is the end of the fingers.

Possibly infection: More information is needed to determine the cause. What is the color of the fluid in the blisters, clear, colored? Is it painful? Redness and swelling are signs of infection and infections of the hand can spread rapidly. This can be a viral or bacterial infection, or possibly a contact dermatitis (irritation of the skin). However, it is not something to wait and watch. ...Read more

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I have small blisters on my hands and feet. Following a sore throat what could this be ?

I have small blisters on my hands and feet. Following a sore throat what could this be
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Coxsackie virus: This virus causes hand, foot and mouth disease. The symptoms usually last about 7-10 days and will resolve on their own. If it does not improve you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I treat small random itchy blisters on my skin. Mostly on my hands, some on my arms and less on my legs & feet. Worsens when I am in the sun

Try 1% hydrocortison: It's tough to say what might be causing these. Bug bites would be the most common, but some people can actually be allergic to the sun (polymorphous light eruption, lupus, or porphyria). Try over the counter 1% Hydrocortisone cream for the itching, and use a mineral based sunscreen with zinc and titanium as the only active ingredients. If that doesn't help, definitely see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Not hives no redness cluster of small hard clear fluid filled bumps on heel of palm on both hands palms and soles of feet itchy Benadryl (diphenhydramine) no help?

Not hives no redness cluster of small hard clear fluid filled bumps on heel of palm on both hands palms and soles of feet itchy Benadryl (diphenhydramine) no help?

A form of dermatitis: There are a few different conditions that may cause such a presentation. This could be due to an organism. But there are a variety of causes which could be due to eczema or a less common condition called pompholyx. It can be challenging diagnosing in a clinical presentation, so I'm thinking the blisters should be cultured and biopsied. Some rxs usually include a topical steroid. ...Read more

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Son has clustered small rash on arm for about 2weeks now, is in the last stages of hand foot mouth disease (blisters have dried) should I worry?

Son has clustered small rash on arm for about 2weeks now, is in the last stages of hand foot mouth disease (blisters have dried) should I worry?

See note: No. Typically, the incubation period for this virus in children is only a week and is not transmissible after such time. Simply allow the virus to run its course and use disinfectants regularly throughout the house. ...Read more

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Diffuse rash across hands, arms, legs & feet for a week. Spots on hands now like small blood blisters (1mm), don't disappear under glass. Feel fine.

Diffuse rash across hands, arms, legs & feet for a week. Spots on hands now like small blood blisters (1mm), don't disappear under glass. Feel fine.

Allergic reaction?: Could be allergic reaction to medicine, food, or result from viral infection. See dermatologist to find out why if it's a real concern. ...Read more