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Red Palms (Palmar Erythema)
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
I am experiencing red palms (palmar erythema) and foot tingling. The following also describe me: Obesity, Pale skin, and Hemorrhoids. What should ...
Is there: a question here...... Sorry you appear to be "cut off'! Dr Z ...Read more
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
Blood supply: It is simply related to the differences in the blood supply to various areas of the hand. ...Read more
Liver disease : You may have liver disease. You should see your dermatologist for the exact cause. ...Read more
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
See below: It tends to be associated with more liver damage. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer