A 24-year-old female asked:
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why are my hands and feet always red?

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Dr. Marc Tressler
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Blood flow pattern: One common reason is that our hands and feet are locations of terminal circulation, therefore the blood flow pattern is different in these areas. Therefore with use the increased flow to these areas causes increased redness relative to other areas with a more brisk flow pattern. Be glad they aren't more white, which may be an indicator of poor blood flow.
Answered on Jan 22, 2019

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