Have your fingers come into contact with any kind of chemicals or substances you normally aren't exposed to? Any kind of trauma to your skin? Have you seen a dermatologist for a medical professional's opinion?View Thread
I am not sure what this could be. Here is a slideshow on skin lesions and skin cancer that could possibly help you match up what you are experiencing and at least let you know what to look out for. It would be a good idea to have your doctor or a dermatologist look at the possible mole and determine what it is and if anything needs to be done. Please let us know what you find.
In addition to the advice given by the previous poster, this article has some information you may find helpful to look over. It says that home remedies for removal, like using nail clippers or any lotions or pastes, may cause bleeding, infection, or scarring. It is best to have your skin tags removed by your doctor. It is a quick procedure and can be done in office. The above link describes some things your doctor may do to remove the skin tags.
For some reason the picture you posted isn't displaying, but here is some information on possible causes of lumps and bumps on the skin. It could be the that the bump you describe is a type of cyst or the result of folliculitis. Making an appointment with your primary care physician to have her bump evaluated is the best way to determine the proper treatment if any is necessary. Please let us know how she is doing!
I am so sorry that your daughter is suffering with this. I think that it is a great idea to make an appointment with a dermatologist as he/she is best equipped to determine what is causing her rash. Here is a slideshow about shingles that offers some information on other things that mimic its symptoms. This slideshow focuses on the differences between shingles and rashes that mimic it and would be another good one to look through.
The first link says that shingles usually scabs over in 7-10 days and blisters disappear in 2-4 weeks, so 10 weeks is a very long time if this is shingles. When is your daughter's appointment? Please let us know how she is doing!
This visual guide to psoriatic arthritis may help you compare the symptoms you are experiencing and help determine if this is what you believe is causing your hand pain. Good luck at your doctor's appointment today, I hope you are able to find some answers! Please let us know how you are doing
Have you let your dermatologist know that this course of action is not showing much improvement? He/She may have another treatment option idea that could help. This information on Clobex says to make sure that your hands and the area you are applying the cream to are clean and dry. It also says to stop using the medication and let your dermatologist know if the medication has not shown improvement in 2-4 weeks. Please let us know how you are doing!
Have you changed the brand or type of hair dye that you use in the past year? It sounds like you might have a chemical allergy to something in the dye you are using. The above link will give you some more information. An allergist can do a skin test if you suspect a chemical allergy is to blame. Please let us know how you are doing!
First, here is some information on treatment options for varicose veins that you may find interesting. Have you seen a dermatologist or asked your doctor about the bumps that have appeared on your skin? They could be keratosis pilaris (a common, harmless skin condition that causes small, hard, bumps), but an examination by a medical professional would be the best way to get a proper diagnosis and any treatment that is available. Please let us know what you find!
Skin damage can cause pigmentation loss that usually corrects itself after time. Exposure to sun usually causes your skin to darken, but it may be possible that a sunburn could be the cause of this lightening. If you are worried about your symptoms (or if they are worsening) it would be a good idea to make an appointment with your doctor or a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis.
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