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Strep throat, prescribed amoxicillin. Then red spots on top of hand, rash along both bottom sides of arms. Doc says unlikely allergic relation. STD?

Strep throat, prescribed amoxicillin. Then red spots on top of hand, rash along both bottom sides of arms. Doc says unlikely allergic relation. STD?

Strep related: There are at least two forms of rash associated with strep. One is related to a toxin released by living strep germs, typically flat, sand papery and rosey. Anther is a hive like eruption (bumps) that can be associated with it. There are a few STD associated rashes, but what you describe is not how they appear. ...Read more

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I have brownish yellow spots on my hands. Can a laser remove them without scarring?

I have brownish yellow spots on my hands. Can a laser remove them without scarring?

Yes: One can never expect spots to become invisible, but the laser will lighten them. Scarring would be a rare complication especially in experienced hands. ...Read more

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I have a spot on the palm of my hand. At first I thought it could be a bite/wart but it looks full of yellow puss. What is it and how can I get rid?

I have a spot on the palm of my hand. At first I thought it could be a bite/wart but it looks full of yellow puss. What is it and how can I get rid?

Small infection: Maybe you got poked by something? Maybe with a little splinter underneath the skin? If have multiple on palms as well as other areas of skin, call doc for eval asap as it could mean systemic illness such as gonorrhea etc..If just only one, get a clean needle, clean area with rubbing alcohol and lancet/open it to allow draining of the puss. Then keep clean, dry should do it. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have this hand rash that started almost 2 yrs ago.?

What should I do if I have this hand rash that started almost 2 yrs ago.?

See derm: definitely 2 years is too long, so make an appt to see dermatologist for treatment ...Read more

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Can you advise for hand rash similar to syphilis?

Can you advise for hand rash similar to syphilis?

See a doctor!: If you fear you may have syphilis, you should see a doctor ASAP. The secondary stage of syphilis, when rash develops, can be very dangerous, both for the infected person and his or her sex partners. Don't mess around with it -- get checked ASAP. ...Read more

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My hand rash covered with rash recently. But the rash comes in a small part small part.. Sometime feels itchy but sometime noe. So how to recover?

My hand rash covered with rash recently. But the rash comes in a small part small part.. Sometime feels itchy but sometime noe. So how to recover?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I think my hand rash is due to a fungal infection. What can I do?

I think my hand rash is due to a fungal infection. What can I do?

Hand rash: One of the more common otc antifungal creams is clotrimazole, which goes by the brand names lotrimin af athlete's foot cream or lotrimin af jock itch cream (in the United States) and other common otc antifungal creams include the brand names monistat 1 (tioconazole), tinactin (tolnaftate), Lamisil (terbinafine), and aloe vesta, baza and carrington antifungals (miconazole). Fungus vrs eczema? ...Read more

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Any ideas on what could present with a raised hand rash AND neurological symptoms (brain fog, tremor, loss of balance?)

Any ideas on what could present with a raised hand rash AND neurological symptoms (brain fog, tremor, loss of balance?)

Did you take: anything for the rash that may have caused side effects like benadryl (diphenhydramine) ? Did you get bit or stung by something ? Are you running a fever? Best have yourself looked at if your situation is worsening or does not resolve quickly. ...Read more

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