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Why Do I Get Bumps On My Hands When It Gets Warm Out
Eczema?: You may have sweaty palms in the heat of the year. This can cause small blisters on the palms of the hands and along th sides of the hands and fingers and is called dishidrosis or dishidrotic eczema. This ususally responds to medium strength to high potency topical steroid creams/ointments. See your pcp or dermatologist. Keep the hands as dry as possible. ...Read more
Pain in top of wrist only when I bend wrist down. Otherwise no pain. Top of wrist looks normal. No bumps, swelling or warm. I did carry a case of water in that hand the night before the pain started. Had this for 4 days and it is NOTgetting worse?
I recently deilvered a baby (two months ago) and sometimes I feel a warm bump in my foot or hand? Is this a sign of a blood clot
These symptoms are: Unlikely to be related to blood clots. Without examining the spots in question a definitive diagnosis cannot be made. Make an appointment with your health care provider if these symptoms continue to raise concern for you. ...Read more
I have red bumps that are warm, itchy, and pain full in my arms, and hands. Otis also causing swelling. What is it?
Sounds like allergic: Sounds like an allergic reaction if it involves both arms and both hands in an equal distribution. I don't understand the word "Otis" Did you mean to say, "It is? " or did you mean to say something like OTITIS...if you have ear problems as well? If this came on acutely and is getting worse you may wish to get to an ER for immediate relief. If you wish to show it to me online let me know. ...Read more
My thumb was very itchy, so I scratched it, but that didn't help. It felt warm, then formed a bump. The whole top of my thumb started swelling.
Likely allergy: Your description is close to the holy trinity of allergy: red, itchy, swollen. This is the first direction that I would look into, in the absence of recent trauma being involved. ...Read more
I get red spots only on right hand? Not itchy, sensitive to heat, comes and goes, no bumps or scabing, just red spots. What could this be?
Drug reaction: Possible fixed drug erruption to birth control pills ...Read more
I get red spots only on right hand? Not itchy, sensitive to heat, comes and goes, no bumps or scabing, just red spots. What could this be?
Eczema: One of the most common conditions of the hand is eczema. This is a dry skin condition. Use good moisturizing cream like Aveeno (oatmeal) and you can use an over the counter steroid cream when it flares. You can use the steroid cream for five days in a row. Do not use the steroid continuously to prevent side effects. ...Read more
Sunny & Bumpy: You may be referring to photodermatitis that can be precipitated by oral medications. If you take an oral medication check with your doctor as it could be sun sensitizing. The rash or bumps can occur anywhere the sun shines on your skin; out of the sun it usually resolves. If you wash with certain soaps or use certain lotions on your hands this could explain why only the hands are involved. ...Read more
My boyfriends brother stayed with us for about two months and left about a month ago. He had a rash and was constantly digging and about the time he left we both got it. Looks like a heat rash but now I am getting blister like bumps on my hands and feet a
Also, disinfect: Once treated, the key to prevent re-infection is disinfection. Not only disinfect/clean the area where the rash is, but think of the inanimate things as well, the floor and the shoes you wear. ...Read more
I get 1-2 small red blister-like bumps on my hands when stressed, usu. In finger joints. Currently have around 30, some in clusters. What should I do?
Eczema: Dyshidrosis, also known as dyshidrotic eczema or pompholyx, is an uncommon skin condition in which very small, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms of your hands and the sides of your fingers. The soles of your feet also can be affected. ...Read more
I have little tiny bumps on my hands arms a doctor told me it was because of nickel allergy I stopped wearing nickel stuff but I still get them why?
Needs evaluation: If you stopped all exposure to nickel, then the bumps you are describing must be from something else. Probably best to see a dermatologist in person for an evaluation. You also could send a photo of the rash to a dermatologist on healthtap using the private messaging feature on the doctor's profile. ...Read more
I have these bumps on my hands, stomach, and legs and they itch. Are they from stress or are they a heat rash?
Medical evaluation: Dear cheetah, this is one of those things that actually requires a medical history & examination of the lesions in order to provide an even remotely accure assessment. Suggest this be evaluated by your personal physician or a dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more
I have tiny bumps on hand that are flesh colored but turn pink when I itch and the more I itch the more bumps I get. I've had this for 5 month?
Hard to know: Based on the description, dyshidrotic eczema comes to mind. Can be VERY itchy. ...Read more
Why do my hands get red and a little warm from time to time? It happend today, and I didn't go outside at all. It isn't cold in my house either.
Need more info: Do you take any medications, are you being treated for any chronic illnesses like diabetes? There are one or two other things that can cause this to occur like wearing something that interferes with blood supply in your armor wrist. To be sure I would suggest you see your family physician. ...Read more
Why my hands stay cold rather get cold very easily other people around me in the same place. If we shake hands my hands are very cold and there's are very warm my hands get very cold easily.
There are multiple causes of cold hands. Regardless a medical evaluation is in order. I will list some of the most common causes;
anemia-decreased number of red blood cells
buerger's disease-blocked blood vessels in hands and feet
diabetes-high amounts of sugar in the blood
peripheral artery disease (pad)-blocked arteries
raynaud's disease-nerve disorder resulting in cold blue hands
please see your doctor.
Good luck. ...Read more
Most itchy bumps/spots of the palms are due to a contact dermatitis, or irritation from some exposure in our day-to-day world. This includes anything from lotions to our clothes to our tools at work.
If these are new I would think about new exposures you might have had. If it doesn't improve with cessation of those exposures then I would talk with your primary physician. ...Read more
I am 48 and having a problem with my hands and feet, once they get cold they don't warm back up til im at home, they get cold at work? .
See color changes?: It can't be completely clear but if they feel cold this suggests a vascular issue. This fits into the category of cold intolerance. With color change this would suggest raynaud's. Would also check metabolic issues such as thyroid; vascular disease such as atherosclerosis; smoking status to name a few. ...Read more
When exposed to cold my hands get cold and white, then blue and then when they get warm again, they get red and tingling. Should I be concerned?
Maybe: This is called Raynauds phenomenon and is caused by vasospasm on cold exposure as you describe. It can occur by itself or be related to quite a few diseases and disorders. It is particularly important if it is of recent onset. You should see a Board certified Internist or Rheumatologist. ...Read more
It just started to get warm outside and I have developed a rash on the back of my hands. It doesn't itch or hurt but has persisted for over a week.?
May need an exam: Rashes are quite hard to describe and diagnose in words. Warm weather may mean more humidity, which usually helps the dry skin, eczema rashes. Hydrocortisone cream helps eczema rashes. Some rashes are an allergy to something. Hydrocortisone also helps allergic rashes. Tinea (ringworm) fungus can occur on the hand, and would need lotrimin (clotrimazole) af or another antifungal. Exam is needed to diagnose rashes. ...Read more
My hands are usually cold. Lately, certain fingers will lose their color and turn white at the tips. Try warm them 5-10 mins. Get color back. Norma?
Raynaud: This a phenomenon called raynaud. It could be isolated or symptom of a disease. You need to be careful and keep hands warm. ...Read more
I have a small bump on my hand it isn't itchy and it does not hurt. It has been there for a while. It just appeared one day. Should I get it looked at?
Hand bump: If there is no pain or change in the functioning or your hand, monitor the situation. ...Read more
Cold feet and hands:
Pernio is caused by exposure to cold for a long period of time without freezing or by very wet conditions.
Raynauds syndrome is an abnormal narrowing of the blood vessels with cooling of the fingers or toes. Cryoglobulins are proteins, which are normally dissolved in the blood, that become solids or gels when cold. These are some causes of cold hands and feet. ...Read more
Extremely rare: It is most likely pomphylox (or dishydrotic eczema). This is more common if your hands are wet alot. Shingles is usually painful and typiclaly occurs on the trunk. To be sure, see a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
I get small bumps on the middle and lower knuckles of my hands, I've been getting them for years. Flesh colour, clear pus?
My hands and feet are always ice cold. Only way to warm them up is in a hot shower. It only last for about 10-15 minutes after I get out. Causes?
Low Iron low thyroid: Causes include perno, raynaud's, cryoglonulinemia, wearing gloves and wool socks and stay indoors where it's warm. Don't smoke. It impairs circulation.Avoid caffeine. It constricts blood vessels avoid handling cold objects. Use ice tongs to pick up ice cubes.. Review:cold hands and feet at www. Emedicinehealth. Com see you family doctor for an evaluation and testing. ...Read more
Feet and hands get warm and red blotches for a short duration approximately 1 time a day (15 min or so). Just the back of hands and tops of feet.
May be the cause?? See below:
https://www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/raynaud-phenomenon/
However hard to say without viewing the hands and feet so best to see a doctor for examination and diagnosis. You may need tests run to sort it out. All the best ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Vasodilation: The coldness causes blood vessels to contract and be smaller. The heat then causes the opposite effect, this rush of blood and expansion of the blood vessels can cause this feeling of itchiness. ...Read more
Raynauds: There is a condition called raynaud's syndrome that may do what you are describing. It is generally benign, but can be annoying. The true cause is not always clear. Call your doctor. ...Read more
My female friend's hands break out in hives when cold and swell and get itchy when she gets too warm. What could be the cause?
Cold Urticaria: Cold urticaria is an allergy where hives (urticaria) form after exposure to cold. The welts are usually itchy and the hands and feet will be itchy and swollen. Hives vary in size from about 7 to 25mm diameter or larger. The disease is classified as chronic when hives persist longer than 6 wks. It can be inherited or acquired, the latter usually occurring between ages 18 to 25 years. ...Read more
I have many small, skin coloured, almost flat bumps all over the back of my hands. What are they and how can I get rid of them?
Hands really warm, but feet cold. Is this because of anxiety? Dehydration? PS I also have a lot of layers on cuz I get cold easily
Cause or effect?: If you are worried about it you have anxiety, which may be warranted. If you notice you are feeling different and excessively cold, you may have a medical condition that has this symptom. Low thyroid is one thing that comes to mind. I would write down what your symptoms and how long they have been present and see your doc. ...Read more
What kind of OTC medication should I get for a minor burn? The back of my hands are burnt from prolonged exposure to warm-hot water.
If I get scabies is it natural to get bumps on your hands that look like borrows under it which I can pop month after using the cream?
I get this stinging itch on the back of my hand and around my elbow and after I scratch these tiny bumps appear in clusters what could that be?
Dermatographism: Your skin is in a state of hyperreactivity which could be caused by an allergic mechanism to something internal or external but often no obvious cause is found. If you can't get relief with antihistamines like benadryl (causes drowsiness)or Claritin (which is nondrowsy) consult an allergist. ...Read more
About once a month my hands get dry, red, raw, and peel leaving my hands in pain. Sometimes my hands will get very warm also, is it a nickle allergy?
Only if: This happens from 1-3 days after contact with nickel or whatever other agent you may have been using once monthly. Since there is no itching, it points more to an irritant reaction. ...Read more
Hi! I have these very small bumps on the tops of my hands and on my ankles. Itchy. Am I have a reaction to medicine? What is it and how to get rid of
Contact dermatitis: Medicamentosa is usually general, flat and red. Bumps suggest a contact, new shoes or sox. Wash them or wipe them before wearing Try a little cortisone cream or if all else fails a doc can give you stronger stuff. Have to be a detective. Check what is new and different that your hands and feet have touched. ...Read more
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