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A 46-year-old female asked:

My 6yo aa child finished 10-day taper prednisolone (30-9) today. feet bottom & palmside hands "yellow".eyes white/usual. what could it be? (ped closd)

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Carotenemia: Yellow staining of palms and soles in children occurs when they ingest excessive amount of carotene, usually harmless. I doubt any relation between taking Prednisolone and yellow staining of palms ; soles.
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