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My grandfather has a small rash on s hand. It could be

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My grandfather has a small rash on his hand. It could be nothing, but he is currently going through chemo and we want to be sure to catch potential problems early. He is 85. It is the size of a nickel with what appears to be four bumps/bites/blister like spots on the exterior of a square, red patch. I have a picture, but could not send it via this site. Could you advise?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

what chemotherapy is he getting?

is the rash itchy?

can you upload a photo from a computer? here are instructions.

type a word in the textbox and highlight it

then select the "chain" icon above the textbox or the paper clip icon to upload a jpg

this opens a window where you can click next to the text box to select the jpg or pdf file on your computer to upload into JustAnswer

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It is not itchy, painful, or sore to the touch. He gets IV - Gemzar.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

It looks like contact dermatitis or mild dry skin eczema

Or possibly due to viral infection or drug rash

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

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