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Sunday, May 25, 2008 Lazedays, Community Member, asks

Q: Why are the tops of my hand breaking out in a rash?

My hands fo the past few years have been breaking out in a rash. This had never happened untill after I had a severe case of pioson ivy 4 years ago. When ever I cut our grass my hands break out a few hours after.

But a few months ago I got severy sunburbned on my hands and arms and broke out with the same rash. I'ts usually not bothersome, but when I get hot, the rash seems to itch and get worse. Did the overexposure to the sun over the past few years cause this or was it the pioson ivy?

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sue, Community Member
5/28/08 8:10pm

Thanks for your question.  It would be tough to tell what this is exactly - maybe a dermatologist could be of some helpt to you.

 

In the meantime, you may want to read our information on rashes.

 

All the best, sue

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By Lazedays, Community Member— Last Modified: 06/20/12, First Published: 05/25/08