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Why Do The Palms Of My Hands Itch
Hi, I have had the swelling on the back of hand not palm for 3 days now, and it itches occasionally?
Hand swelling: Hand swelling not due to injury or an insect bite and with associated itching suggests angioedema which is an allergic reaction. However this type of swelling generally subsides after 24 hours or so. For this reason I feel an insect bite is more likely in your case. If the hand swelling persists, becomes painful or develops redness, have a physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
The palm of both my hands have been pealing little by little and small bumps that hurt when I pick at it for a week now and now it itches what is it?
Dermatitis: Skin rashes are difficult to diagnose when seen, and almost impossible to diagnose over the computer. You have some skin eruption and non-specific dermatitis. See the Dr. For an evaluation, so the most definitive diagnosis can be made, and the best treatment will follow, Best wishes. ...Read more
I developed a red itchy patch on my palm of my right hand, that has now developed small cluster-ish type bumps. The area itches but not intensely.?
Dermatitis or eczema: It could either one of them, eczema ooze little bet. Try to see your family he will help with it. ...Read more
My left hand in the palm has been sore for a couple days especially when I stretch it. Today a small bump appeared. It's not a bug bite but it itches?
Bump on palm: Hard to say for sure without an exam, but ganglion cysts feel like little bumps underneath the skin and sometimes they can be sore. If it's on the surface of the skin (you can see it with your eyes), it could be an inflammatory reaction to something - a bug bite, trauma, or something else entirely. Hydrocortisone cream can work well for itchy spots, and if not improving, get it checked out! ...Read more
Hairline/hair is thining. Scalp itches and has dandruff. Palms of hands sweat, itch, and peel. Is it related? What is this?
Hair thinning: Hair thinning and abnormal sweating is seen in cases of hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). Your physician or an endocrinologist can evaluate you for this. Scalp itch may also be related but your beautician can also advise you about dandruff treatment and your hair care. ...Read more
I took diflucan (fluconazole) pill 200mg on monday and now I have red itchy heated painful spot in the palm of my right hand and it itches and burn so bad?
On my thumb around my fingernail it hurts and in the palm of my hand it itches sometimes even burn what can it be doc?
Thumb pain: If there is associated redness around the thumb nail an infection called paranychia appears likely. Treat with warm soaks but if redness worsens some pus may have to be drained by a surgeon. The itchy or burning sensation in the palm is probably unrelated and if there is no associated rash, irritable superficial nerve endings, possibly from some activities, may be the cause. ...Read more
I get a circular spot by the nickel-sized in between my thumb and pointer finger on the palm of my hand it will burn it itches and then after a few da?
Question cut off: Please resubmit and include a specific question. ...Read more
Left hand from pinky&side of palm up to center forearm twitches, numbs, itches and lose ability to grasp things for awhile. Twitching comes&go. Tingly?
Ulnar neuropathy: Injury of the ulnar nerve can cause grip weakness and tingling/ itching/ sensory changes of pinkie finger ; palmar side of hand, and possibly referred pain/ sensory loss up to forearm. Deficits ; pain of nerve injury characteristically comes and goes. Have your neurologist check you out and make recommendations. Good luck! ...Read more
Help my itching hands recently, (in past wk.) I have developed severly itchy hands. The area that itches is between the thumb and first finger, in the web area, and in the meat of the thumb on the palm side. I have tried soaking them in epsom salt, hydro.
You may be dealing with a fungal infection. Try an over the counter anti-fungal cream like clotrimazole; you can apply the cream twice a day for a week. If you do not notice an improvement then it may just be a dermatitis and you may need a stronger steroid cream. At this point you would need to be evaluated by your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
Good luck. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Bugbite: You are having a reaction to the bite. This will often get worse for 2-3 days before getting better. If you continue to have pain and it is still swelling after 2-3 days be seen for a possible infection. All the best. ...Read more
Side of my hand randomly itches like a little muscle has gone wild. How long to wait for it to stop?
So my moms hand has this one dark spot on it where there was a hole in her glove and she says it itches really bad?
I have a bug bite but do not know what kind of bug and it itches and burns help and its on my finger and hand.
If red: And warm to touch you worry about infection and may be safer to have a course of antibiotics by mouth. Best to have a doctor look at it to determine what action to take. ...Read more
My six year old is crying his hand itches/ burns what could this be what should I do it doesn't appear to have anything wrong what could this be?
Viral?: If he hasn't handled anything that is irritating, has not touched anything hot and has no findings when you look at his hand, it could be the start of a viral illness. Try a cool compress and just observe for now. ...Read more
I have a hard little bump that showed up on my hand, disappeared after a while, and then returned larger but up my arm and itches. What is this?
What could a few patches of itchy, bumps on my hand be? It itches sometimes more then other times, the bumps are quite small and they are clear.
Today I got a bug bite thing that itched then turned into a little blister, I also got one on the side of my hand and itches alot. What kind of bite?
Hard to say: Often blistering is related to a spider bite, but can be caused by another insect. Tick bites usually cause a hard centre. Keep them clean, use a medication for itching, and follow up for any unusual symptoms. All the best. ...Read more
Hi I have a big bump on my hand and it itches really bad and when I itch. It clear stuff comes out. And it stings when I touch or itch it. What is it?
Could be..: A couple of things, but without a picture of it or seeing it myself it's hard to say for sure. It could be an allergic reaction to something you came in contact with or a reaction to a bug bite. It could also possibly be a skin infection. I would recommend having your doc take a look at it to determine the best course of treatment. ...Read more
Have to see: Not enough information, but a spider or bug bite is not unlikely. Good luck! ...Read more
My hands started tingling a week ago in my little finger. This has now spread to my whole hand and it itches. What could this be?
I have developed a skin irritation on my hand that has spread. It sometimes itches and oozes clear discharge. It gets really dry and splits.
The ring worm on my hand seems to not go away. But if the ring worm is gone could it be eczema that took its place. It itches like crazy. & with heat?
Rash devolved on back of my hand. Raised bumps and itches a little. Rash cream helps a little and icing it. It's been about 12 hours. Hasn't spread.?
I have vesicals on finger, its happend multiple times in the same place, my whole hand itches but vesicles don't, I get red line up arm too?
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