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A 59-year-old female asked:

outside working in heat and humidity and my palms and fingers turn black. why?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Some ideas.: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it is more from contact with surfaces than one's own source of pigment. Chemicals certainly can come out in sweat. Metals?

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