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What could be causing red spots on the thumbs and other closer areas?

Shin Rash that started on my thumbs and spreading with little red dots and dots in a line, some line have a slight curve. and thick dark red lines single and doubles. GP put me bactin and 4 days no change.. No fever, temps are fine. Never had anything g like this, no ne the household has it! Being very cautious with contact...
Fri, 9 Aug 2019
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi,

Red linear lines on thumb may be due to bite of mite, called Paederus. Mupirocin topical application and tab Hydroxyzine will give good relief. If burning use cephalexin.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar, Dermatologist
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