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Tiny holes under the surface of my skin on my left thumb

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: January 22, 2020 3:52 AM

Anonymous 8 months

I’m a 17 year old girl. I have tiny holes under the surface of my skin on my left thumb. It seems as if the holes are hollow. I don’t want to seem paranoid but it reminds me of a small parasite eating the flesh from the inside. I have been feeling itchiness on that exact area since yesterday and I just noticed the holes an hour ago.

Dr Sashini Seeni 8 months
General Practitioner

Greetings, thank you for your question.

The answer is a general description of the problem you’re having. Please click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with us.
Based on the above information, we understand your concern about the problem you’re having. For your information, it can be due to various things. These include:

  • Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin caused by contact with allergic substances, or a skin irritating substance such as soap
  • External skin infections like impetigo which often occur in children
  • Serious dermatitis is when there is a problem with the scalp
  • Scabies are also known as blind sores that occur due to a bug-like appearance

To get treated and further information, please click on the link (DoctorOnCall) to contact your doctor or on the link (DoctorOnCallEPharma) to speak with our pharmacist online. We will protect your privacy. Thank you.

Last Updated: Wed Jan 22 2020 03:52:17 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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