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Small Red Dots On Fingers
10 years I've had a few small red dots on my fingers (above knuckles) they are under the skin but recently they have spread up my wrists. Are they bad?
You need diagnosis: A lot of these dots are regular changes of life. You can see your physician and ask to see a dermatologist ...Read more
Would herp whitlow present as 1 small itchy lesion on finger w/ dots inside, no pain, no redness & no vesicles 4-5 days after initial symptoms?
Index ring pinky fingers swollen, 2 have red area on it with small red dots underneath. Any ideas?
Infection: Red swollen areas that are new onset would make me suspicious for and infection. You should probably be seen. ...Read more
Got a small bump on finger soft can push it in and smooth if I look closely it has red dots in it looks yellowish its near nail opposite fingertip?
Could be a myxoid or synovial cyst that forms near the fingernail or near a joint (space).
If so, no problem. .. ...Read more
I burnt my finger and it blistered up. The burn seems to be drying out and healing though now I have small red/brown dots on my hands like a rash.?
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??
Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.
Couple nights ago I woke up itching. I have small bumps on all fingers and toes but no where else. They really itch and there is no redness.
Anything other than H Whitlow recur in same spot? 2nd time w/ white raised bump on finger in same spot, no pain, no redness, dots in it, very itchy.
Dyshidrotic Eczema: It may occur as a single episode but it often runs a chronic course at the same spot. See your PCP for definitive diagnosis and treatment or referral to a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
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
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
During cold weather, there'll be red dots on fingers and sometimes on toes. It is pain and itchy sometimes. Cannot bend my fingers. Why?
Lots of Red Dots: There are so many things that look like red dots you will need to see someone who can look at it and ask important questions. ...Read more
I have a tiny red dot on my finger that's been here for months. It doesn't hurt but whenever I press down on it, it turns white then back to red.
I smashed my finger and immediately swelled and small red dost appeared at the tip of my finger. The bottom of finger is also hard. What should I do?
Depends: Depending on when you smashed your finger, and how much pain is involved, and injury is involved, will determine what your next step is. So if you've already iced it for awhile, and elevated it and it remains painful, you need to go to a clinic, where the physician can help examine it fully, to see if x-rays are needed or not. Plus, they are capable of doing a small procedure to relieve pressure. ...Read more
Last Saturday my boyfriend gave my oral and fingered me and I have these red dots below my clitrous and they don't bother me at all I'm just wounderin?
Skin irritation: Sounds like without pain and any discomfort - it may be just a mild inflammation of skin/soft tissue bellow your clitoris area. Without rash or any other symptoms - most likely will go away. Be gentle when wiping and communicate with your loved one if you feel any discomfort to modify your sexually activity. Protect yourself from STD - if intercourse - use condom. Use good hygiene. ...Read more
Small pumps on the sides of almost all of my fingers, should I be worried? They are red and swollen
Please see answer: There may be a number of possible causes. Without more history and a look at the rash it's not possible to give any meaningful advice. I would be happy to consult with you on Health Tap. You will be able to upload photos of the areas. Would be helpful to also include some close ups in sharp focus> http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI Keycode QWCHHQ ...Read more
The tip of my finger was bitten by a pet rat 2 days ago. Today it is starting to swell, slightly red, and is warm and painful. The wound is very small?
Infected: You need antibiotics. A puncture bite from a rat can give you an infection quickly. ...Read more
Form of eczema: Mild dyshidrotic eczema aka pompholyx can appear on the sides of the fingers with significant itching, and small vesicles (fluid filled blisters) or occasionally pustules. The rash can be recurrent or chronic and is more common in people with allergies. ...Read more
See derm: See dermatologist for the answer. This can becaused by several diseases. ...Read more
Small slightly painful red bumps on my finger tips that come and go, what are they and how can I treat them?
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Hi I have little red painful dots on my fingers and toes just wondering what they could be. Hurt to touch but under skin?
Derm dashes dots.: My experience with these types of bumps tells me that you can look and look and never find the absolute cause. Many times the condition disappears during a seemingly working treatment only to reappear in the future. I highly recommend that you see a experienced specialist, most likely a dermatologist, to shorten the process of finding a suitable fix. ...Read more
Finger tips prickly sensation and palms feel prickly accompanied by littel red dots that seem as if they are under the skin?
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. See your dermatologist to make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a small ganglionic cyst on both of my 4th fingers. I have read Red Desert Clay helps with eliminating these cysts. Is that true?
Seeing is believing.: It certainly sounds like this treatment has appeared to help some people with ganglions. The evidence seems to be a little anecdotal, which may not be based on real empirical evidence. But, what the heck, give it a try. If it doesn't work, well, you can always have it excised. ...Read more
I have a swollen pinkie finger. It has a couple little dots on it all around not red but bumpy. It hurts and itches and feels tingly to move or touch.
Hmmmm.: Not sure. I wonder if this is early shingles. Doesn't sound like bacterial infection as it is not red. Could also be allergy. ...Read more
I cut my finger while opening a can 2 1/2 weeks ago and it looks like it didn't heal properly I have a small red bump but it's closed already, what Can I do?
And give it a bit of "tincture of time"! The swelling may diminish after a while....
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more