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Itching Bumps on Hand

Hello.  Starting several months back, I noticed a small flesh colored bump on my hand, it was above my wrist, on the back side, not the palm.  After I realized it was there for at least a month, i guess i started scratching it and eventually it cut.  After that happened, it started expanding to more of these little bumps, though its kinda hard to see them because I have scratched it quite a bit and its now mostly a raised dime sized area with some raised bums around it.  it is flesh colored to pink (when i scratch).  It has not spread beyond this small area on my hand and it has been months.  It does get very dry and itchy.  I looked into scabies, but to me it really doesnt look like the pics Ive seen, its not red, plus as I mentioned it hasnt spread at all.  I looked into flat warts, but from what i see it says those dont itch.  Maybe it could still be one of those, or any suggestions, opinions, I would really appreciate.  Thanks.
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I cannot confirm anything without examination but it can be dyshidrotic eczema or contact dermatitis. It is a form of chronic dermatitis (rash). Wash the areas several times with fresh water. Do not use any cosmetic products at the sites. You can apply some calamine lotion at the rash as it will help in soothing the skin. You can take some OTC oral antihistamine medications like Benadryl or Claritin and see if it helps.

For mild-moderate eczema a weak steroid may be used (e.g. hydrocortisone as dermacort), whilst more severe cases require a higher-potency steroid (e.g. clobetasol propionate, fluocinonide).

Eczema can be exacerbated by dryness of the skin. Use good quality moisturizers to prevent moisture loss from the skin.

If still the symptoms do not improve then pls get a clinical examination done by a dermatologist.
Hope it helps.Take care and pls do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional queries.Warm regards.
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Thank you for your advice.  I have been making sure to wash it quite a bit.  I am usually somebody who leans towards natural cures and have been using a tea tree oil wash and oregano oil, but I am not noticing any difference.  I am going to get some calamine lotion and the hydrocotisone and see how that helps.  I will be sure to post an update.  Thanks again.
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