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Unusual skin condition

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 12, 2007
  • 01:28 PM

About 4 years ago, I noticed one tiny pale brown spot under the skin on one of my fingers. It didn't itch and it didn't hurt so I paid it very little mind. Over time, more spots would come and go, always on my fingers. When they come in bunches, the surrounding skin dries and peels. Sometimes they itched, sometimes they didn't and sometimes, not liking the looks of them, I would dig them out. They come out as either what looks like shiny red crystals (when dry) or a coppery colored liquid. Until three days ago when I awoke to discover that they were red, brown and black spots spread out on my thumbs and over other various parts of my fingers. There are also small clumps of tiny blisters. The skin is getting very tender. FYI, I did see a doctor about this at one point and he informed me that it was probably an allergic reaction of some sort to something. Anybody got any ideas?

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  • Hi,do you have more information on this??I have the same problem and wonder what it is....
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 28, 2007
    • 02:57 PM
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  • this sounds like blood under your nails to me.The other spots you describe sound like the same problem(bleeding from your capillaries) in other parts of your body- I would think it was just more visible under your nails and that the condition has now worsened to the point that similar bleeding is visible under your skin..I would go to another doctor. The doctors "allergic reaction" answer you got meant that he really had no idea what it was.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 29, 2007
    • 07:22 AM
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  • Maybe a fungal infection? Try some drugstore stuff on it.
    rad-skw 1605 Replies
    • August 30, 2007
    • 11:32 AM
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