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What are these tiny bubbles/blisters all over my fingers?

Hello, I know there are a high column of question regarding blisters on fingers but I would like to explain the ones I get on my fingers.

Recently I have been getting a lot of these clear liquid filled "bubbles" all over my fingers. They tend to group together in groups of 10-20 (sometimes touching) mostly on the sides of my fingers. My family (especially my mother) has a history of eczema, but I get normally get it around my thumbs and my knuckles. These little blister bubbles, don't irritate me but they feel like a solid mass when they press up against something, and when I poke them with a needle clear liquid comes out. They dry up after a couple days then the skin where it was dries and peels.

If I had to describe them in any other way they look like "frog eggs" the circumference of them are white while the center is darker and they cluster together like a clutch of eggs. Can anyone give me any insight into this?
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Hello,
From the symptoms the possibility of pompholyx needs to be ruled out. Pompholyx is also called dyshidrotic eczema. It is characterized by a sudden onset of many deep-seated pruritic, clear vesicles which itch and then peel off.

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. You can also apply 1%hydrocortisone cream on the effected area. Try taking Vitamin C along with this treatment. Vitamin C is a general anti-allergy supplement. If the symptoms persist then oral steroids are needed for which I suggest you to consult a doctor.

I hope it helps. Take care and regards.





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I have been experiencing the same thing and I can't find answers anywhere online. I have an appointment with my dermatologist but it's two months out. They don't bother me that much but it's just freaking me out not know what the cause is.
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Hello,

Thank you for the insight! I was reading up on dyshidrotic eczema, although mine don't look as bad as other cases, it is good to have some insight into what this is!

Thanks!

ps. I have been using hydrocortisone cream and I haven't had any new outbreaks yet!
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Hello,

After reading this forum I feel a little better about not being the only one with this problem. Recently I under went a lot of major stress because of a major life change. I noticed that I would get a blister here a there on my palms and fingers but really didn't notice them until now. I now have blisters all over my fingers, palms and a little on my wrists. These blisters look white and itch like crazy and then seem to disappear, turn brown and peel off. What is this and what should I do. I feel embarrased and really don't like showing my hands anymore. Please help!
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have had a bad outbreak of sores from knees to ankles and even feet for over 20 years.  After looking in every direction several times and at Coke, you know Coca-Cola, with doctors and Coke itself, they claimed their ingredients was all "HEALTHY," MY CONCLUSION: COKE, HIGH-FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, HFCS!!!  
FIRST THING ANYONE EXPERIENCING SUCH MALADIES SHOULD GO THRU THEIR ENTIRE DIET REGIMEN AND REMOVE ANY INSTANCE OF "HFCS."  Whether a direct cause or indirect, IT IS NOT A HEALTHY INGREDIENT.
NEXT, MAKE SURE YOU'RE NOT OVEREATING, BACK DOWN YOUR EATING HABITS TO WHAT YOU KNOW FOR SURE YOU AREN'T OVEREATING.
THEN, MAKE SURE YOU ARE EATING A WELL-BALANCED DIET.  YOU KNOW, THE BIG FIVE: VEGES, DAIRY, MEATS, PUOLTRY, FISHES, AND SOME DESERTS.  UH-OH, THAT'S SIX???????  SHAME ON ME.  WELL A DESERT HERE AND THERE IS NOT UN-HEALTHY!!!
THEN, DO A COMMON SENSE ANALYSIS OF ALL THAT YOU'RE DOING, EATING, SLEEPING, WORK HABITS, ETC, AND AIM TO BRING EVERYTHING INTO NORMALITY, YOU KNOW BACK TO BASICS.
RECENTLY HAD A DOCTOR TELL IT WAS TERMINAL,, IN OTHER WORDS IT WAS JUST ME DIEING, AND, THAT HE COULD PUT ME ON THINNER, BUT, IT WOULD BE MY FATE FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE.  I LAFFED AND RAN OUT OF HIS OFFICE, AND, NO I DIDN'T PAY HIS BILL, BUT, TOOK MY OWN ADVICE.
DID A QUICK ANALYSIS, REALIZED I WAS USING TOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH GARLIC SALT AND BANG, MY ANKLES, FEET, AND LEGS SWELLED UP, YES, LOOKED LIKE I WAS DYING.  BUT, JUST BACKED OFF THE GARLIC SALT AND PRESTO, 6 MOS LATER EVERYTHING CAME BACK TO NORMAL.  AFTER DRINKING MOSTLY WATER FOR MUCH OF THAT TIME.  
NEXT, BRACE YOURSELF, GET UP OFF THE COUCH AND DO A LITTLE WORKOUT, ONCE IN A WHILE.  LIKE AT LEAST ONCE EVERY 2 HOURS, TAKE 2 MINUTES AND DO SOME HIP ROLLS, TOUCH YOUR TOES, PUSH UPS, LEG STRETCHES, ETC.  I NEVER DO MORE THAN 2 AT ONE SESSION, USE YOUR IMAGINATION TO DETERMINE WHAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU.  THE AIM IS NOT EXHAUSTION, BUT, EXHILIRATION.  YOU SHOULD AIM TO RAISE YOUR HEART RATE A LITTLE.  AS YOU GET MORE USED TO IT YOU WILL FIND YOUR BALANCE.   AND, NO YOU DON'T HAVE TO RUN 2 MILES OR AROUND THE BLOCK 5 TIMES.  THAT'S WHAT I THOUGHT FOR YEARS, AND, I CONSEQUENTLY DID NOTHING.  THOUGH I DID PLAY BASKETBALL FOR 2-4 HOURS, 3-5 NIGHTS OR DAYS A WEEK, ALMOST MY ENTIRE LIFE, I NEVER DID THE JOGGING THING.  HOWEVER, I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMEND, AND DID, RIDE A BIKE A LOT.  YOU KNOW PUT A SET OF HEADPHONES ON AND TURN UP THE VOLUME AND GET ON AND TAKE OFF FOR 10 MINUTES OR EVEN A COUPLE HOURS.  YEP, THAT'S ME.   AND, 2 OR 3 TRIPS A WEEK AND YOU WILL GET IN SHAPE, I GUARANTEE.
DO THESE BASIC THINGS FOR A COUPLE MONTHS AND SEE IF EVERYTHING DOESN'T GO AWAY OR AT LEAST IMPROVE.
HEY, SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO HAVE A LONG-RANGE VISION.  IT TOOK ME MORE THAN 20 YEARS AND HAD TO GO AGAINST THE PROFESSIONAL'S A FEW TIMES.
SO, MY EXPERIENCE WITH DOCS THESE DAYS, THEY'RE SO BACKED UP APPOINTMENTS ARE 3 MONTHS AFTER YOUR DEAD, SO WHILE YOU'RE WAITING FOR YOUR APPOINTMENS, USE SOME COMMON SENSE AND ASSERT SOME BASIC HUMAN EFFORT AND SEE IF MOST IF NOT ALL YOUR SYMPTOMS GO BYE-BYE!!!
SEE YA'ALL LATER, GOOD LUCK!!!

PS: AND, IF YOU WANT A QUICK FIX TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT, SEND ME AN EMAIL: ***@**** I'LL SHOW YOU HOW TO ADD SOME ZEROES TO YOUR INCOME, BANK ACCOUNT, AND EVEN SET UP A QUICK-SET RETIREMENT ACCOUNT.  AND, YOU CAN EVEN START WITH NOTHING.

AGAIN, GOOD LUCK!!!
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My general impression of this malady, the very small bubbles on fingers, knuckles, and some other is probably a dietary insufficiency.  Most likely, in my case at least, fruit, Vitamin C???  JUST HAVEN'T BEEN PAYING ATTENTION, YA KNOW.  So, back to the store I go and an apple, orange, peach, banana, etc each day for a couple weeks or months and we'll see.  MAYBE I LIVE, MAYBE I DIE.  WORSE THINGS HAVE HAPPENED!!!  LLLLLLLLLLLLLMAO!!!  SEE Y'ALL!!!
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