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The reasons for the appearance of pimples on the hands

Pimples on the hands indicate the presence of skin disease. But what exactly, only a dermatologist can reliably determine.

Let's consider the main reasons, because of which there may be a rash on the hands.

  • Scabies. This disease causes a parasite - itch itch. The disease is contagious and transmitted by close contact with a sick person, as well as through household items, through personal hygiene items, bedding. Most often the first appear acne on the hands, and then spread from the hands to other parts of the body. Detect placer small watery pryshchikov, strongly itchy, it is possible between fingers.
  • Weeping eczema. This disease is also characterized by the presence of a rash on the fingers. It can cause severe itching. However, you should not try to put water pimples on your hands. The situation can be aggravated by infection. It is better to immediately consult a dermatologist who will choose the appropriate treatment.
  • Neurodermatitis. If the pimples on the hands are located in the area of ​​the elbows, then most likely you are confronted with a neurodermitis. This is a chronic non-communicable disease characterized by red rashes with severe itching. As a rule, it is a consequence of an earlier eczema, which developed as a child in the background of diathesis.
  • Allergic rash. Acne on the hands can be watery or dry and red. Appear as irritation when in contact with chemistry (powders, detergents), poor-quality cosmetics, or manifest as an allergic reaction to medications or food allergens.
  • Fungal infection of the skin or mycosis. Such fungi include dermatophytes, yeasts and saprophytic molds. They are amazed, including the skin of the hands and nails. To establish an accurate diagnosis, it is necessary to take the scraping from the damaged area. If the infection does not have time to spread, local treatment is prescribed. In the case of a severe, protracted infection, systemic therapy is used.

The next series of diseases that cause the appearance of water or red pimples, is typical for childhood and is caused by viral infections - measles, rubella, chickenpox, Coxsackie's disease.

  • Measles. One of the symptoms of measles is the appearance of small red spots that tend to merge with each other. The rash appears several days after the first symptoms of the disease: high fever, inflammation of the nose, throat and eyes. The susceptibility to measles is 100%, transmitted by airborne droplets.
  • Rubella. Reminiscent of measles, but it flows more easily and the rash is not so abundant, the spots have a pinkish-red hue. In children, the course of the disease is mild. This disease is dangerous only for children whose mothers suffered rubella during pregnancy.
  • Chickenpox. A day after a person has become infected with chickenpox, he has watery pimples on his hands, legs, face and body. The disease can be accompanied by high fever, a headache, a rash causes severe itching. After the bubbles dry out, the pimples form a crust. Crusts will fall off, and the skin will completely clear in 2-3 weeks. The disease is contagious.
  • Coxsackie's disease. Infectious disease caused by the Coxsackie virus. Blisters appear on the arms, legs and mouth. This childhood disease can be of two types: pemphigus of the extremities and oral cavity or herpetic angina.

A rash on the body and limbs also appears during childhood illnesses caused by bacterial infections. The most common of these are scarlet fever and impetigo.

  • Scarlet fever. The causative agent of this acute infectious disease is streptococcal infection. In addition to the rash, there is sore throat, fever, headache and inflammation of the lymph nodes on the neck. Type of rash - red small pimples with rough surface.
  • Impetigo. Bacterial skin infection caused by staphylococcus or streptococcus. More often affects the skin on the face around the mouth and nose, but lesions can also affect any area of ​​the skin, including the hands. The disease is contagious, in addition to the fact that a child can infect others, it can also transfer the infection to other areas of the skin.
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