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A female asked:

Can you please tell me why i get red itchy and swollen hands and feet? some times they go numb as well and i get pins and needles in them too.

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Dr. Moshe Lewis
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 27 years experience
Dematitis? more info: you should see a MD to diagnose as there are many possibilities.Hand dermatitis (aka hand eczema) o/f results from a combination of causes,i.e. genetic makeup, injury (contact with irritants) & allergy.Psoriasis is possible.Primary Erythromelalgia develops spontaneously w/o any underlying disease.Secondary erythromelalgia can develop due to diseases like MS, lupus or DM.So see a dermatologist
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