A type of eczema that results in tiny blisters to form in the fingers, palms, and soles is called pompholyx. It is believed to be triggered by fungal skin infection, metal allergy, stress, or sweating. Topical steroids and avoiding triggers can help manage this condition.

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I have itchy blisters over the sides of fingers and palms. Suggest me a cure.

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old female, and I do not know what is happening with my body. I have itchy blisters on my five fingers, and my entire body feels very itchy.  Read Full »

Dr. Kalpana Pathak

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Though the description of your query is a bit brief and vague, I could think of two possibilities in your case. Pompholyx - where one gets very tiny itchy blisters over the sides of fingers and palms. It requires taking oral antiallergic drugs like Cetirizine along with ...  Read Full »

Why do the hands have an itchy rash?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner has had an itchy and an uncomfortable rash on his hand for two weeks. I have attached photographs. What could it be?  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity) I can see grain like vesicles clustered on the palms and the sides of fingers. It seems like pompholyx, that is dyshidrotic eczema. I suggest you apply a topical steroid like Clob...  Read Full »

Is it safe to get the COVID vaccine when there is pompholyx eczema?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 20 years old. She has chronic urticaria for more than five years. She is suffering from eczema (pompholyx) in the palm and sole for four years. She has Intense and prolonged itching in the vesicles of pompholyx in the palm and sole with occasional pain disturbing sleep and...  Read Full »

Dr. Jebin Abraham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pompholyx is a recurring illness for which exact etiology is not known. However, I wish to know the following things: 1) What is her latest TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) level? 2) Does she have any food allergies? 3) Does she have any drug allergies? Please ans...  Read Full »

How to get rid of fluid-filled bump on your finger?

Query: Hello doctor, I got a bump on my finger filled with pure white liquid, and it does not look like any infection. My body is very hot, and if I check the temperature, it is showing normal. Why?  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Suppose it is a single lesion with no other lesions. In that case, it is more likely pompholyx (dyshidrotic eczema), a kind of vesicular eczema, which can sometimes present like this and not diffuse. Fever with multiple such lesions and red...  Read Full »

Will tiny itchy rashes on feet spread fast?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old female, and I have some tiny rashes on my feet. It is so itchy and afraid that they will spread. Are there any creams I should use to stop the itchiness and for it to be gone?  Read Full »

Dr. Agrawal Sandip Mahavirprasad

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are the rashes on the sides of toes and feet? What color are they? Please share the pictures.  Read Full »

What causes water bubbles on hand?

Query: Hi doctor, I have water bubbles on my fingers and they are itchy. when I am out in sunlight or when my body heats up, I have a feeling like thousands of ants are crawling and biting my body and my body starts itching. I am very worried. I maintain good hygiene. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Chaitra. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through the details you have provided and feel it be an allergic condition of skin known as pompholyx. Pompholyx generally causes itching of the hands and feet. Since these body parts directly come in contact with external objects on a day to day basis. The s...  Read Full »

Why do I have brown spots on fingertips?

Query: Hello doctor, I have dark spots on my fingers that I have noticed this month only. It seems to be dry skin and this area on my fingers look bruised, as if they were left in the cold and looks almost purplish. In the past I did have tiny bumps that were itchy on the sides of my fingers but, they ar...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two probabilities of your condition, one is allergic contact dermatitis and the other is pompholyx which is also known as dyshidrotic eczema. Since you have not mentioned your age, complaint, onset and progression of these bumps in details, I am unable to co...  Read Full »

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