Dermatology Community
53.6k Members
Avatar universal

Red Spots

I Have Red Spots On My Hands They Itch Like Crazzy And Burns An I Get A Tingle Filling in it and it swell sometimes  i sometimes get this other places on my body but mostly on my hands are the worst i fill like cuting my handsoff doctors dont no what this it so  what could it be
1 Responses
Avatar universal

Red spots on the hands may have several causes. Examples of these are contact dermatitis, dishydrosis, herpetic whitlow and fungal infections. In your case, we may have to consider dishydrosis and herpetic whitlow. Dishydrosis is non infectious while herpetic whitlow is infectious. Herpetic whitlow is due to herpes simplex type 1 infection. This may spread through direct skin to skin contact. This may resolve spontaneously but given proper triggers like stress and decrease in the body's immune (defense) response, it may recur and persist. As for dishydrosis, this may lead to an itch scratch cycle causing skin excoriations leading to dishydrotic eczema.

Are you applying any medications on the area?
Have an Answer?
Top Dermatology Answerers
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Learn to identify and prevent bites from summer’s most common pests.
Doctors argue for legislation to curb this dangerous teen trend in the latest Missouri Medicine report.
10 ways to keep your skin healthy all winter long
How to get rid of lumpy fat on your arms, hips, thighs and bottom
Diet “do’s” and “don’ts” for healthy, radiant skin.
Images of rashes caused by common skin conditions