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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes red dots around the fingernails?

I keep getting red dots around my nails and on my fingers. They become hard and the area around them gets tender and sore, often swelling. The it only takes a small amount of normal activity to agrigate them making the smallest tasks very painful. What is going on?
Mon, 3 Jul 2017
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Hi thanks for posting onHCM. .It may be vasculitis or localised contact dermatitis. you should avoid the allergic component and do ANA FR RULE OUTvasculitis...and consult rheumologist and immunologist..
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