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Doctor insights on: Red Palms (Palmar Erythema)

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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchy, red or bluish purple, flaking or scaling) , red palms (palmar erythema), pimples, fatigue, diarrhea (seve?

I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchy, red or bluish purple, flaking or scaling) , red palms (palmar erythema), pimples, fatigue, diarrhea (seve?

Need to see MD: It is difficult to assess without seeing the rash and how much if your body it involves. You may need blood tests to check your hormones, blood counts and kidney and liver functions. Given that you have several symptoms, it is best to see your doctor soon and get examined and tested. Good luck! ...Read more

Palmar Erythema (Definition)

Palmar erythema is a clinical finding in which the palms of your hand has a reddish color. It is caused by increased blood flow to that area, which can be normal or due to abnormal conditions ...Read more


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Is red palms and hands after eating a sign of palmar erythema, or is it sign of blood being diverted from extremities to stomach, I have fatty liver?

Is red palms and hands after eating a sign of palmar erythema, or is it sign of blood being diverted from extremities to stomach, I have fatty liver?

No: Red palms IS palmar erythema. Red hands is not. What you describe may be true palmar erythema, or it may not. It is never due to diversion of blood flow away from the hands. Besides advanced liver disease, it can be due to local factors on the hands, thyroid disease, eczema, psoriasis, blood disorder [increase in red cells], pregnancy or increased estrogen, etc. Avoid alcohol. ...Read more

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Why is palmar erythema on the ulnar side of the hand?

Why is palmar erythema on the ulnar side of the hand?

Blood vessels there: uncertain but the skin is thinner there and the blood vessels are responsive in that area. Ask your physician why they are red. Maybe the liver, hormones or others ...Read more

Dr. Andrea Brand Dr. Brand
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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See a dermatologist for checkups
2x year
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What is the definition or description of: Palmar erythema?

What is the definition or description of: Palmar erythema?

Palmar erythema: Palmar erythema = redness of palms (especially thenar & hypothenar eminences). ...Read more

Dr. John Munshower Dr. Munshower
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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
Once
Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed by a doctor if needed
Once
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What does palmar erythema look like?

What does palmar erythema look like?

see details: Redness on the palm of your hands. It is flat and there are not usually any raised areas. ...Read more

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What does the sudden development of palmar erythema indicte?

What does the sudden development of palmar erythema indicte?

Liver disease : You may have liver disease. You should see your dermatologist for the exact cause. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use diphenhydramine topical cream
once
Avoid the offending agent (s)
once
Find out if you are allergic to nickel, as nickel is often the cause of skin allergies
once
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Does anyone know what causes palmar erythema with pregnancy?

Does anyone know what causes palmar erythema with pregnancy?

Not for certain: Palmar erythema is seen in two-thirds of pregnancies during the first trimester and resolves postpartum. It is also seen in conditions such as lupus erythematosus, hepatic cirrhosis, and hyperthyroidism, increased estrogen levels during pregnancy may be a potential cause. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing your skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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What kind of doctor can tell me if i truly have palmar erythema?

What kind of doctor can tell me if i truly have palmar erythema?

Your doctor: Palmar erythema is the word for red color palms. Usually associated with liver problems caused by drinking alcohol and with some infections and also with some connective tissue diseases. It can be serious and needs your doctor evaluation specially if you have muscle weakness, bone pain and fatigue. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Benjamin Lerner Dr. Lerner
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Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the abscess thoroughly
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If the abscess is draining on its own, cover it and regularly change the dressing
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See your doctor if the abscess is not draining or has redness around it
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Are palmar erythema and telangiectasia related conditions? What can cause them? Immune system dysfunction?

Are palmar erythema and telangiectasia related conditions?  What can cause them?  Immune system dysfunction?

They can be!: There are many causes of this clinical presentation. There is not enough room here to answer this so please see a doctor! ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Red Palms (Definition)

Red palms = palmar erythema (PE). It may be genetic or associated ...Read more


Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
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Skin Redness (Definition)

Skin redness is a common symptom of inflammation or ...Read more