Is there a difference between the top of the hands and the palm of the hands when it comes to skin protective properties?
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Rheumatology 30 years experience
Pretty: Similar, but your palms appear redder because of increased blood flow due to more sensory nerves, so you sense better objects with your palms. Lips pretty close up there.
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