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When I Raise My Hand
My sternum hurts when I raise my hands above my head. Hurts at night when I lay on my side. Started a month ago but no trigger incident.?
When I raise my hand above head for 2-3 min, my hand feels weakness like no blood is reaching there. Is there any issue of anemia? I m smoking for 4yrs.
Probably not: Anemia does not typically present like this, but the position of your arm could be reducing blood flow. Ask your doctor if you could possibly have a cervical rib or other problem reducing blood flow to your arm. I have heard from many sources that smoking is bad for you, consider stopping that. ...Read more
One of my arm pits are bigger than the other when I raise my arm. I'm right handed and its my right arm pit that's bigger. This normal?
Axillary swelling.: Would get this checked by your family doctor could be a mass or cyst or infection. ...Read more
What is the cause for a small raised bump on my hands, that sometimes has a tiny "rock like" piece and is painful? They seem to pop up at random times and they hurt before they are popped and also after.
Palmar fibromas: They are usually palmar fibromas but could be the start of dupuytren's disease. ...Read more
I have small red dots all over my hands. They're not painful or raised/itchy, and I just got to Mexico two days ago. A few more appeared since yesterd?
I was using the bathroom and was cleaning the toilet after I finished I had a bandaid on both hands I raised the seat to clean it looked like dryblood?
Should be ok: If you are concerned about that exposure, just wash your hands from the dried blood. Otherwise check your legs and bottom for any bleeding and see your doctor for more answers. Good luck ...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
Age spots: Need pictures. Not likely at your age. ...Read more
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Can putting ice in zip bag on hand to get for swelling it turns a pink color look to a dr like it is cellulitis never hot or raised put on kepflex?
Cannot diagnose: But ice packs on your hand may elicit an inflammatory reaction after removal. Without seeing this impossible to tell what is really going on, but cellulitis sounds unlikely and use of antibiotics without a good reason is not a wise thing to do. See a doctor and have this hand examined and then dealt with appropriately. ...Read more
I have broken out on my arm. Slightly raised bumps that don't itch, they appear everyday. Also a couple of dry patches on my hands very small and circular like doesn't itch or hurt.
Numular eczema??: You mention circular dry patches. Key to diagnosis of eczema is that the lesions are invariably bilaterally symmetric. If you have a patch on your left forearm, you also have a similar sized patch on your right forearm. Your doc should be able to help you manage it easily. ...Read more
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the lesions. ...Read more
Painful raised wart on hand. It's been here for years but recently has become much more prevelant and painful. What do I do?
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I have skin coloured small raised spots on the back of my hands, a few have a small scab on them but they do not hurt or itch?
I have pinpoint red dots on my hands two on top of the right and one on my left ring finger they don't hurt or itch and they are not raised?
Keep an eye on them.: If they are there for quite sometimes then it may be just nothing to worry. If they increase in number or itch or you have any bleeding from any of them, then consult your doctor and let him/her have a look at it. ...Read more
When standing, one nipple little lower than other, since few years. Both nipples normal and aligned when hands raised. No other issues. Is it normal?
Probably: No one is entirely symmetric. If you are concerned, please see your doctor. ...Read more
Venipuncture hand site healed leaving a raised dark scar. Continuously picked it and the hard part came off. Now it's light with dark edges. Abnormal?
Do not pick: You may have a hypertophic scar or a keloid. It is not feasible to know without examining you. People of African ancestry are more to developing keloids. It is not an urgent issue and you could discuss it with your doctor at the next visit. In the meantime, do not pick at it, disturbing it will only make matters worse. ...Read more
Red spots on body and tiny (whitish) raised bumps on hand. Are these symptoms of anything serious?
Needs to be checked:
It is very hard to say what it may be as we do not have enough information and without looking at rash
I recommend that you consult your Primary Care Doctor or see a Dermatolgist to find what is the rash due to ...Read more
Very itchy reoccurring & slightly raised type of rash on both palms of hands. What could be the cause? Thanks
This is in all: Liklihood hand dermatitis or eczema. People can be genetically susceptible, or be in frequent contact with an irritant, or have allergies. Irritants include water, detergents, solvents, cold, heat, friction. Dermatologist can pinpoint cause. Then minimize contact with irritants, use non-soap cleanser, minimize water/dry well, use moisturizers, possibly cotton gloves and topical steroids. Good luck ...Read more
Is it normal to visible see & feel raised veins around both breasts, like the veins you feel & see on your hands? Thank you.
Probably.: Assuming you're female, it's very common although they aren't usually quite as large as most hand veins. Breast veins can become very prominent during pregnancy or if you have implants. If you're not pregnant and you want to eliminate them, you can see a vein doctor who can easily treat them, usually with as simple method called sclerotherapy. ...Read more
Hi I had surgery 2 weeks in a row and had an iv in my left hand. The vein behind the iv sight is raised and hurts. Plz help me?
About a week ago I had a raised spot on the back of my hand, it was smooth, skin colored, and it itched. Now I have it on my face. What is it?
No idea: Some toxin, pathogen, or allergen is most likely the cause of the raised lesion on the face and hand. Get checked by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Bright red dot, back of hand, ~1mm, no blanch w pressure. Feels flat or very slightly raised. No itch/pain or known trauma. Cauc/F/42yo. Action?
Red dot: A red macule that doesn't blanch may be a hemangioma which is a benign vascular growth that is slightly raised and is permanent. A perfectly flat lesion may be a petechia which is a leakage of blood from a tiny blood vessel and this resolves in a week or so. Have your physician check it if you have further concerns. ...Read more
I have blood blisters forming on the backs of my hands. They itch, are raised and large. They are firm to the touch and go away within a few days.?
No history of:
Trauma? Are you sun sensitive? On any medications? Hand creams? Exposures to chemicals, toxic substances?
See your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Started hot yoga, don't know if connected, got tiny raised bumps on hand, itchy! Then on inner ankles, now kinda all over. What could it be, toxins?
Scabies or allergy?: The rash could be due to scabies or chigger bites, or due to contact allergies. Rashes and itching caused by chigger bites looks and feels scabies or contact allergy and are caused by a combination of digestive enzymes secreted by mites and the immune response of the host causing an intense pruritus (jones, j.G. (1987). Is it due to contact allergy to mats or lotions used during yoga? See doctor! ...Read more
I have small raised itchy bumps, that first appeared on my hand, then inner ankles, severly itchy, seems as when I scratch more come, kinda all over?
ALLERGY: Sounds like an allergic dermatitis- see nyour pcp or dermatologist for further evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Keep it clean:
Keeping your face clean and not oily is the key.
http://www. Webmd. Com/beauty/skin-glow-13/minimize-pores ...Read more
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