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Dr. Douglas Lotz
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My bf has small white itchy bumps all over hands it's never happened before what could this be?Clear fluid comes out if he pops them.

My bf has small white itchy bumps all over hands it's never happened before what could this be?Clear fluid comes out if he pops them.

Hand dermatitis: This could be a contact allergy/dermatitis or possibly dyshidrotic eczema. Without having history or direct examination, rashes are difficult to accurately diagnose. ...Read more

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Itchy Rash (Definition)

Most itchy rashes are called eczema or dermatitis. Both are due to ...Read more


Dr. Joshua Davidson
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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.

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 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

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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What can cause small itchy bumps on the palm of my hands?

Rash: Really should see a doctor since a rash is best diagnosed and treated when it is seen by a physician. Could be hives, contact dermatitis, infection, etc..... ...Read more

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Dr. Elisabeth Farnum
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I have small itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They are skin colored. They come and go. This started about 2 weeks ago maybe.

I have small itchy bumps on the back of my hand. They are skin colored. They come and go. This started about 2 weeks ago maybe.

? allergic reaction: Would consider if there are any new soaps, detergents, products that hand has been exposed to since it is in a localized area. You could try some hydrocortisone cream. If it continues please see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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What could a few patches of itchy, bumps on my hand be? It itches sometimes more then other times, the bumps are quite small and they are clear.

What could a few patches of itchy, bumps on my hand be? It itches sometimes more then other times, the bumps are quite small and they are clear.

Hives: Hives are red, raised and intensely itchy mosquito-bite like bumps. If they do not resolve shortly, then see a doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Fred Birnbaum
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What are small red itchy bumps on palms of hands? Some tiny bit raised some under skin.

What are small red itchy bumps on palms of hands? Some tiny bit raised some under skin.

Bumpy rash: A rash is best diagnosed and treated when a physician can actually look at it. It could be hives but it could also be a contact dermatitis or infection. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Just developed a rash on the outside if my elbows and top of one hand. Small itchy bumps. I'm in nicaragua for vacation. What could it be?

Can be anything: This may be from a contact allergy to something like poison ivy or something else. If this problem persists, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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I have small, skin colored, non-itchy bumps on my wrist and hands. Can these be cancers?

I have small, skin colored, non-itchy bumps on my wrist and hands. Can these be cancers?

Not likely: These may be warts. See your doctor to have one or more removed and the material examined by a pathologist. ...Read more

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