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Red papules on hand/wrist, form a callus like crust on palms and fingers, some leave a crater like lesion, been going for 3/4 months.What could it be?

Red papules on hand/wrist, form a callus like crust on palms and fingers, some leave a crater like lesion, been going for 3/4 months.What could it be?

Depends on the cause: Many things can cause calluses. Some reasons that one may develop a callus include: viral infections (warts), friction, pressure, repedetive trauma, and a limitation of joint motion. Some genetic conditions may also cause people to develop calluses on the hands and the feet. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Treatment for red rash on buttocks?

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Treatment for red rash on buttocks?

Hydrocortisone: If it is allergic rash or eczema 1% Hydrocortisone cream 2x day for few days should work fine. If it does not work need to see you doc if you need treatment for possible fungal infection. ...Read more

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What can be done for itchy red pimple like dots on legs and wrists?

What can be done for itchy red pimple like dots on legs and wrists?

The treatment will: depend on the cause. You can take an oral antihistamine for the itching, but depending on what, if any, other symptoms you have, you may need a more specific treatment. Please contact your doctor or a dermatologist to be seen. If you are a HealthTap Prime member, you can consult one of us and send a photo and we may be able to help you that way. ...Read more

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Is contractubex or Mederma an effective remedy for scars on my legs caused by pimple like blotches?

Is contractubex or Mederma an effective remedy for scars on my legs caused by pimple like blotches?

Scar Away works !: I am not impressed with Mederma for scar improvement. I recommend Scar Away and other Silicone based scar treatments. They work by creating a hydrostatic charge at the top of the skin to help align fibroblasts and collagen . They really work. we use them in plastic surgery and they are available over the counter. ...Read more

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Stretch mark like rash on skin... What could cause it? Treatment?

Stretch mark like rash on skin... What could cause it? Treatment?

Stretch Mark Therapy: Tretinoin creams such as Retin-A and Renova (tretinoin) are helpful. These creams are only effective on very new stretch marks and must be administered in less than six weeks after their appearance and while the mark is still red or pink.Pulsed dye laser therapy can stimulate the growth of elastin and collagen in our skin. This method works best on new stretch marks but can be useful on old marks as well. ...Read more

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Rash mainly on hands and feet and a few random bumps on legs and arms. Look like mosquito bites, ITCHY. Going on for a month. New ones everyday. Help!

Rash mainly on hands and feet and a few random bumps on legs and arms. Look like mosquito bites, ITCHY. Going on for a month. New ones everyday. Help!

Hives?: A rash that comes and goes within a day is most likely to be hives, one of the most miserable and frustrating of benign conditions. By now you have probably thought of every possible food or other trigger but come up with nothing. Sometimes a careful history with your doctor can uncover a known cause. If not then then the long term outlook is good but NO ONE knows HOW long. ...Read more

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Recurrent rash on my stomach it looks like an allergic reaction. It's ichy and bumps are appearing on different spots of my stomach. I used calamine?

Recurrent rash on my stomach it looks like an allergic reaction. It's ichy and bumps are appearing on different spots of my stomach. I used calamine?

Allergic reaction?: Itchy rashes are usually allergic reactions, but sometimes are from skin infections. Many people find that hydrocortisone cream helps, plus taking an antihistamine pill (allergy medicine). People who have a history of eczema can have itchy rashes appear off and on. Sometimes there are skin infections like folliculitis, pimples, impetigo, etc... A doctor can evaluate to see what it all might be. ...Read more

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Pimple like bump on side of foot that are itchy. Bumpy but itches like a mosquito bite. What is this?

Pimple like bump on side of foot that are itchy. Bumpy but itches like a mosquito bite. What is this?

Hard to say without: seeing it. It could be a contact rash to something. Is it only on one foot? Any new creams, lotions, shoes? Do you have the rash anywhere else? I would recommend that you have it seen by your primary care doctor or a dermatologist, so that it can be diagnosed properly. Or if you are signed up for HealthTap Prime, you may be able to consult with one of us that way and send a photo. ...Read more

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I've small red pimples on buttocks , non itchy, non painful, is that folliculitis or keratosis pilaris??? How to treat??

I've small red pimples on buttocks , non itchy, non painful, is that folliculitis or keratosis pilaris??? How to treat??

Alpha hydroxy acids: Try gentle exfoliation with a non-scratchy granule-containing body wash. Apply body lotion that contains alpha hydroxy acids to smooth the skin. ...Read more

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Mother developed splotchy patches of swelling on only the face for a few days, then dry, peeling skin like sunburn. Any ideas as to what it is?

Mother developed splotchy patches of swelling on only the face for a few days, then dry, peeling skin like sunburn. Any ideas as to what it is?

Topical allergy: Most likely she got something on her skin that she was allergic to or an irritant such a chemical could have gotten on her face. Assuming she did not have any other systemic reactions i.e. Fever, chills, headache, these would be the most likely causes. The peeling skin is the way the skin heals itself . They are generally self limited and nothing to be concerned about unless she gets it again. ...Read more

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2 non itchy rash. First rash all over my stomach and arms looks like ringworm for a month.Second a cluster of buttons(back) new. What can this be?

It's not common: to have ringworm all over, and don't understand this "second cluter of buttons". I would need to see the rash and get more history like have you tried any topicals? ...Read more

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There are flat red bug bites on my skin. What kind of lotion or cream can I put on it?

There are flat red bug bites on my skin. What kind of lotion or cream can I put on it?

Depends on symptoms: Unless u are allergic to any cream, u can generically clean the area and apply otc antibiotic cream and an anti-inflammatory cream, if that doesn't help in a day or 2 consult ur 1ry md. ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more


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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more