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Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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What are these tiny boils on my hands?

We don't typically : see boils on the hands unless these are staph related. See dermatologist for correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Any advantages to having big hands and feet?

Any advantages to having big hands and feet?

You can palm...: A basketball! it really depends on your point of view. There are neither advantages or disadvantages, just different abilities and liabilities. ...Read more

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What are the benefits to having big hands and feet?

What are the benefits to having big hands and feet?

You can hold more: With big hands, big feet offer a nice foundation to hold one up. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pin and neddles in the hands and feet?

What are the causes of pin and neddles in the hands and feet?

Causes can be..: A compromise to the nerves and/or blood vessels which supply the hands and feet, may lead to the sensation of numbness/tingling. Because your symptoms are symmetrical and involves more than one localized area, this is more likely a systemic causation/reaction. Causes can be extreme temp exposure, vitamin B12 or folate (folic acid) deficiency, diabetes, neurological abnormalities, low thyroid hormone, and more. ...Read more

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Why do my hands and feet swell?

Why do my hands and feet swell?

A # of things: There are a number of things that can cause this. Electrolyte imbalances or rheumatoid arthritis are two possibilities. Go to your primary care physician to get a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Breakout on hands and feet why?

Breakout on hands and feet why?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes cold hands and feet?

What causes cold hands and feet?

See details: If the skin of the hands turn blue or blanch with the cold exposure then raynaud's disease is the likely cause. ...Read more

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Why I have big feet but small hands?

Why I have big feet but small hands?

Variation of normal: At best, this appears a variation of normal development. It does not necessarily indicate that there is something pathologic or genetically wrong. Fortunately, shoes and gloves come in different sizes. ...Read more

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What causes hands and feet to tingle?

What causes hands and feet to tingle?

Many possibilities: Tingling in the hands and feet at the same time can occur with hyperventilation (can be mild enough that you cannot tell you are hyperventilating; occurs with anxiety), & peripheral neuropathy (nerve disease). Peripheral neuropathy has many possible causes including diabetes & autoimmune diseases (eg lupus). Could be 2 different things at once; e.g. Carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis of spine. ...Read more

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Why my feet and hands are always hot ?

Why my feet and hands are always hot ?

How hot ?: Is it just warm or hot as in burning ? If you have burning kind of hot it is of clinical significance . If could be due to irritation of nerves . If you feel that you have he latter , check with your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do my hands and feet itch at night?

Why do my hands and feet itch at night?

Itchy hextremities: Can be caused for the following reasons: 1) diabetes, 2) eczema, 3) seasonal allergies or 4) vascuar problems. If you try otc zyrtec (cetirizine) or Hydrocortisone creams without relief, then make an appointment with an immunologist or your pcp to have your blood checked for type 2 diabetes. If that is normal, then you may need to see a vascular/cardiologist to assess your bloodflow. Don't delay! ...Read more

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Swelling of the hands and feet--worried?

Swelling of the hands and feet--worried?

MEDICAL ISSUE: If it's both hands and feet, my first impression is an underlying medical condition. See your PCP. ...Read more

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Why is hands and feet spared in tetanus?

Why is hands and feet spared in tetanus?

Tetanus: Hand and foot spasms are very common in this illness mediated by the world's second most powerful toxin. It interrupts transmission across nerve endings resulting in hyper-contractility of muscle groups throughout the body. Hands and feet are not spared, although in any given person the manifestations may differ. ...Read more

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What are these bumps on my hands and feet?

What are these bumps on my hands and feet?

Many possibilities: Including dyshidrotic eczema, fungus, id reaction - best to see a dermatologist for definitive diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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