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Tiny itchy white/skin coloured bumps on wrist, palm and elbow. Very very itchy. Not responded to anti fungal cream or anti histamines. Lasted 6 months?

Tiny itchy white/skin coloured bumps on wrist, palm and elbow. Very very itchy. Not responded to anti fungal cream or anti histamines. Lasted 6 months?

?: Doesn't look like fungal or allergic, can very well be something else, you need to be examined, please see your doctor, who might refer you to a dermatologist, good luck ...Read more

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I have these small flesh colored bumps on my wrists and they come and go but they never go away completely. What's the issue? Any solutions?

I have these small flesh colored bumps on my wrists and they come and go but they never go away completely. What's the issue? Any solutions?

1 look = 1000 words: It is really hard to say from this text. A picture can possibly tell more, but often they have to be seen with the human eye. It could be some type of contact dermatitis if they come and go. Warts can appear as flesh color bumps, but usually come and don't go. The best plan is to have a doctor who knows skin problems look at them. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a small non painful bump on the underside of my wrist. Will it get bigger?

What to do if I have a small non painful bump on the underside of my wrist. Will it get bigger?

This would require: A medical history and examination of the wrist (with possible radiographic studies) in order to provide a useful response to your question. Take care. ...Read more

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My right wrist hurts a lot when bent and I have a small hard like bump near my wrist. What could it be?

My right wrist hurts a lot when bent and I have a small hard like bump near my wrist. What could it be?

Ganglion: The most likely cause is ganglion, which is a fluid filled cysgt off of the wrist joint. They don't always hurt, but can be painful at the extremes of flexion or extension. You can try a wrist spint and anti-inflammatory medication. If that does not help, get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have recently gotten a small skin colored bump near my wrist. It does not hurt or itch but it annoys me and I want it gone.?

I have recently gotten a small skin colored bump near my wrist. It does not hurt or itch but it annoys me and I want it gone.?

Cyst: Might be a ganglion cyst. They tend to enlarge and give slight discomfort or be painless. Surgery is an option to remove it if symptomatic but requires a hand surgeon. See your primary care doctor to start with a good history and physical. ...Read more

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Friend has small, visible hard bump on pinky-side of wrist for 2 days. Appeared suddenly w/o injury. Says it's tender w/ touch. Possibilities?

Many Choices: It could be an infection like a boil. It could be another infection. If it is not infectious consider inflammed blood vessels like vascultiis or erythem nodosum, it could be a nodular dermatitis from a variety of reasons. Your evaluation will include an examination to look for systemic reasons, possible needle aspiration or biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on the outside of my wrist. I read is the most common for ganglion cysts. It is only painful to press on. Is it a ganglion?

Could be: Typically a ganglion cyst grows and shrinks with use. It would be smallest when you wake up, and enlarges throughout the day. A ganglion can be painful depending on size and location. Seek opinion of your local primary care physician. May need orrhopedic intervention as well. ...Read more

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I have a really small purple bump on my arm by my wrist what can it possibly be?

I have a really small purple bump on my arm by my wrist what can it possibly be?

Many diseases: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This could be many different types of a tumor. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Poison ivy?: Sounds typical for poison ivy. Topical otc hydrocorticone would be helpful, but be sure to wash any clothes, bedding etc that may have come into contact. Difficult to know for sure without examining the rash and knowing more about your history. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a small bump the size of a peanut that has popped up on the top of my wrist. At first I thought it was a small cyst the size of a peanut?

I have a small bump the size of a peanut that has popped up on the top of my wrist. At first I thought it was a small cyst the size of a peanut?

Lump on wrist: More than likely this is a ganglion cyst if you have not had an injury. It may ache but usually does not cause much problems. If this is recent then leave it along and it may go away. ...Read more

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This morning I got a small itchy bump on my wrist, after scratching it, it spread around my wrist more. They are skin colored and flat. What is this?

This morning I got a small itchy bump on my wrist, after scratching it, it spread around my wrist more. They are skin colored and flat. What is this?

Itchy Bumps: It is hard for me to say without looking. In general, widesprad, aymmetrical, red and itchy bumps tend to be caused by a virus, rather than an allergy. They often hang around for a while, and go away without treatment. If yours have lasted weeks and started to spread, I would advise that you show them to a doctor, since only in that way can you get a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Tiny itchy bumps on ny wrist and elbow it only happens during spring/summer time.

Tiny itchy bumps on ny wrist and elbow it only happens during spring/summer time.

Contact or solar: Dermatitis of the skin can be from exposure (poison ivy/oak/sumac,) other direct allergens and sometimes the sun. Review with a dermatologist if progressive, persistent or blistering. ...Read more

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Woke up with the tiny clean bubble like bumps on the back of my thumb/wrist area. Any ideas what it is and what to do about it?

Woke up with the tiny clean bubble like bumps on the back of my thumb/wrist area. Any ideas what it is and what to do about it?

Shingles: A cluster of vesicles with pain could be manifestation of Shongles. See your physician urgently as treatment with antivirals is helpful. There are other possibilities that only an examination can diagnose. ...Read more

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My daughter who is a active 3 yr. Old has a small bump on her right wrist which I just noticed a couple of months ago should I be worried?

My daughter who is a active 3 yr. Old has a small bump on her right wrist which I just noticed a couple of months ago should I be worried?

See doctor.: There are a number of possibilities as the cause, and the best way to find out what it is and what to do for it is to have her doctor take a look. ...Read more

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I have developed a small nickel sized rash (?) On my are just below my wrist. It started adjust 2 or 3 bumps then spread. It does not itch but is painf

I have developed a small nickel sized rash (?) On my are just below my wrist. It started adjust 2 or 3 bumps then spread. It does not itch but is painf

Shingles?: Shingles is likely the most common cause for a painful rash but we need to know more about how it spread before making this diagnosis. Consult your doctor since early treatment of shingles may greatly reduce the incidence of complications. ...Read more