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Painful, itchy rash on palms of hands & soles of feet, followed shortly by acute infection of 1 eye (treated) but rash persists. Herpes Zoster?

Not Zoster: Pustulosis palmaris et plantaris. Dyshidrotic eczema. Pompholix. Psoriasis. Id reaction. See a dermatologist for diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Rash On Palms (Definition)

The palm is on the anterior part of the hand ( between the fingers and the wrist). A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not be painful or itch. A palmar rash can occur ...Read more


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My 3yr old has an itchy rash on palms of hands and soles of her feet. Maiy itchy at night. What could it be? Thanks

My 3yr old has an itchy rash on palms of hands and soles of her feet. Maiy itchy at night. What could it be? Thanks

Multiple causes: The most common rash in her age group on the palms and soles is eczema but other possibilities include fungal infections and variations of psoriasis or a few rare conditions. Use only unscented soaps for handwashing and see a physician to see if a topical steroid cream is needed to treat the rash. ...Read more

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Anxiety related? Stress?.. I've had a lot of tests done no results.. Red, hot rash on palms and soles of feet, tingling, fatigued and sore joints?

Anxiety related? Stress?.. I've had a lot of tests done no results.. Red, hot rash on palms and soles of feet, tingling, fatigued and sore joints?

Watch for patterns: It is not uncommon for those with chronic and persistent anxiety to experience physical symptoms due to impact on the immune system. If anxiety is intermittent it may be helpful to monitor onset of symptoms to see if they correlate with life stressors or changes in anxiety. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

What could be the cause of my right palm and sole of foot being number than my left side and it's the same in my mom?

Neuropath?: Some chronic conditions are associated with neuropathies. Diabetes and heart disease been the most common. This ailments are frequently seen on different family members. ...Read more

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Small red dot rash, itchy, dry skin on top all over body! nothing on palms of hands or soles of feet? What is it? Help!

Small red dot rash, itchy, dry skin on top all over body! nothing on palms of hands or soles of feet? What is it? Help!

Need an exam: Rash would need an exam. But can be viral if red small dot on the palms or soles, but hard to tell from your description. Have a doc take a look. ...Read more

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Wake up with itchy bites on arms and a single bite on sole of foot and have tiny blisters on fingers/palm of hand its been going on for about 2-3month?

Wake up with itchy bites on arms and a single bite on sole of foot and have tiny blisters on fingers/palm of hand its been going on for about 2-3month?

May not be bites: It is possible that you have something called hand/foot ezcema or dermatitis, since it has been going on for a long time. You also describe tiny blisters which are found in this condtition. While it is treatable, it is not curable. You should see a dermatologist for treatment and to verify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) cause a blistering rash on palms of hands. Is that a common side affect. I am also vomiting everyday.

Can plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) cause a blistering rash on palms of hands. Is that a common side affect. I am also vomiting everyday.

See details: Rashes related to Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) use can occur as can GI issues. Speak with the doctor who prescribed it and consider discontinuing this med if the doctor believes it to be the cause. ...Read more

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What can cause a red rash on palms, pain and stiffness in the hands?

Different things: This cannot be diagnosed without knowing other thinngs and possible having blookd tests done. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What is something that can cause a red rash on palms, joint pain and stiffness in the hands?

What is something that can cause a red rash on palms, joint pain and stiffness in the hands?

Multiple things: Red rash on palms along with joint pain and stiffness could be due to multiple disorders-you should see a rheumatologist. Keratoderma blennorrhagica, a rash on the palms and soles of the feet, is seen with reactive arthritis. This arthritis is typically associated with eye pain and pain urinating. It can be associated with HIV infection. Chlamydia can also cause rash on palm with hand arthritis. ...Read more

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Had athletic foot for awhile now a rash has developed of palms of hands & bottom of foot rash not open sores but raised bumps any suggestions or ideas?

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

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Strange rashes on my hands and feet. Got some firm little reddish spots that don't break. Is that hand-foot-mouth?

Strange rashes on my hands and feet. Got some firm little reddish spots that don't break. Is that hand-foot-mouth?

Possibly: Hand-foot-mouth disease is a common viral infection which leads to blisters or red spots on the palms, soles of the feet, and in the mouth. It can be associated with some fever. The condition is self-limited, lasting about a week. The only treatment is symptomatic. Check with your doctor if is continues. ...Read more

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What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! help asap?

What to do if I have red spots on both palm and sole of foot! help asap?

Have it examined: red spots on both the palm and sole may be something minor like a contact dermatitis or more serious like viral condition or underlying systemic disease. Don't second guess and delay having it examined. ...Read more

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How lond does the rash from hand foot and mouth disease last?

1to 2 wks: The rash usually lasts one to two weeks usually it resolves in 7to 10 days. ...Read more

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I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet. Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet.  Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?

Hand foot: and mouth disease is caused by the coxsackie virus which may only give fever diarrhea or vomiting in adults may or may not give the rash you should be better in a couple of days drink more fluids and treat your fever appropiatly ...Read more

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4 yr f healthy has rash on torso stomach legs and on top of feet itchy little bumps no pus nothing in mouth . Could it be hand mouth and foot?

4 yr f healthy has rash on torso stomach legs and on top of feet itchy little bumps no pus nothing in mouth . Could it be hand mouth and foot?

Check Palms/Soles: Rash with hfm disease usually involves small lesions w/ red base prominent in/around mouth, palms, soles. Strep can cause fine, red sandpaper-like rash on torso/legs and many viruses can cause similar rash. Allergic reaction can also manifest as itchy rash over stomach/legs. Consider allergic rxn if no fever or sore throat and the rash itches. See dr if rash doesn't blanch or increased fever. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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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