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My ten-year-old son has a painful rash on the palms of his

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my ten-year-old son has a painful rash on the palms of his hand. The rash is almost invisible but there are slight bumps to be felt under the skin. It seems to happen mostly in the mornings but also sporadically during the day.This is mostly on the mounds of his palms below the fingers, and sometimes on the finger tips. What could this be?
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Are the bumps painful?
Customer: about two weeks or so. the bumps are painful, but also the other parts of his skin.
JA: Is there anything else the Dermatologist should be aware of?
Customer: no, not that i can think of
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Please upload a picture if possible.

These lesions can be caused by the viral infection commonly.

Hand Foot Mouth disease is one such example by Coxsackie virus.
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