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A 25-year-old male asked:

The skin in my palms and hands in general would suddenly itch no matter how much lotion i apply. also my palms and knuckles are reddish in colour. why?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Probably allergies: Itchy hands can be due to some type of contact allergy or environmental or food allergy. Talk to your doctor about this. Good luck.
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