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Tiny Warts On Hand
5-6 tiny pinprick bumps on palms & palm side of fingers. Warts, or tiny blisters/callouses? I drove 300mi on Sat... but remember no palm pain.
Dyshidrotic eczema: is the most common cause of this symptom characterized, as you describe, by irritation/inflammation resulting in small pin-head sized blisters which coalesce and lead to peeling and itching. Associated factors include stress, swings in temperature, hands in water or chemicals. Keep moisturized, regulate stress, wear gloves. May need prescription steroid cream from PCP or Dermatologist. Stay well:) ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
If at the DIP joints: of fiI saly, , theeberdens nodes, if psoriasis it is the cause. If on the pads of the fingrs could B calluses. It takes a Hx xam & films 2 make the Dx.C ortho & referred 2 Derm if needed. Also can B small from lap top use or touch pad tablets. Driving writing. The causes R endless. . ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters. 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
Tiny scab like papules? Vesicles? on palm, and inside of middle finger, and joint of thumb, appeared overnight. appear to be 2 inline pairs on palm.
See a doc: For an evaluation . Can't diagnose rashes without seeing. Sounds like a viral illness . ...Read more
Without seeing: The picture it would be hard to guess. ...Read more
Genial warts are : Generally spread sexually. I wouldn't rule it out though i think it's low probability. I cannot answer with certainty, however. ...Read more
Did you bump me.: There are a whole lot of things out there that can cause tiny clusters of bumps, especially on the hands and feet. A little more on the actual description would go a long way in removing some of the possibilities. Things like size, shape, color, firmness, pain and itching to name some considerations. The idea is to start treatment while the clusters are small and in only a couple of locations. ...Read more
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If the nerves need to re-spout from the neck down to the palm (because the nerve axon it self has been destroyed) it can take months (so long as scar tissue does not block the pathway back to the skin, sweat glands etc. Sometimes local damage to myelin insulating the nerves can be repaired by the surviving oligodendrocytes. This usually takes less time to occur. (weeks). ...Read more
Painful raised lumps: May be ganglion cysts especially if engage in repetitive work or trauma and if at joint areas. There are small nerve cysts. see http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00006 or may be pustules/ papules that are infected. usually red,Could try bacitracin and see if helps. Rarely could be from contractures steroids. F/U with doc/ urgent care ...Read more