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Red, swollen, itchy hands

My 10 year old child had an itch on his finger after waking up yesterday. The itch and redness spread to the back of his hands and became swollen progressively until today. Anyone knows what is happening? Thanks—
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Since the rash is on both hands,  and on the backs of the hands,  it seems you can rule out any kind of insect bite or contact rash like poison ivy.  Does he have a fever?  The first thing that springs to mind is Kawasaki disease,  but that's sort of rare.  How is he today?  Can you take him to his pediatrician?
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