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Small Red Itchy Bumps On Hand
Small red raised itchy bumps on hands and feet for 2 weeks. Has about 20. No improvement with steroid cream. Dr has no idea what they are.
Possible infection: Do the bumps come and go? If so, then they may be hives that would respond more effectively to antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or zyrtec. If they remain in place and develop any white or black heads, then a topical antibiotic like Bacitracin or prescription bactroban applied twice daily would help. ...Read more
I have some small red itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They come and go every week or so. What is this?
Hand eczema: The most common causes are irritant (too much hand washing) or contact allergy. Pay attention to the type of soap and hand preparation to see it changing the brand would help (no scented, anti-bacterial soap) or gel). If you wash you hands too often, consider wearing a non-latex glove on some of the chores and apply a lotion after washing whenever possible as well as reducing hand washing ...Read more
I have a few small red itchy bumps on the back of my dry hands. They come and go. Slight puss, I itch them open and they heal a few days later???
Red itchy bumps on my wrist it started off small and now expanded into more and the original one is swolen. I pulled weeds a week b4 symptoms?
Could be an eczema.: It could be from a particular type of eczema (dermatitis)called pompholyx or dishydrotic palmoplantar ecz. Where we don't know the cause . Are you allergic to any particular agent like chemicals, soaps, any agents at work place asit could be an allergic type of exzema- allergic dermatitis/contact dermatitis. Other rare cond. Like pustular dermatitis, some autoimmune dz +. See your dr, can be treated. ...Read more
What is little red itchy bumps all over when itchd it spreds my Boyfriend has it now to, on hands looks like there badly dry but w/rash and they burn?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Raised itchy bumps/hives on top of hands, and wrists itchy - leave red lines when I scratch them?? causes? doesn't seem allergy related
Contact allergy?: If the problem is confined to the hands and wrists, then a contact allergy should be suspected (soap. lotion, latex gloves, chemicals). Topical hydrocortisone cream may help but avoidance is the only answer. May consult a dermatologist if problem persists since patch skin test may well reveal the culprit. ...Read more
I have red itchy bumps on my stomach and back. They look like mosquito bites, but can't be. Smaller ones are on my hands. What are they?
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine these in person to he/she can see them live. ...Read more
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