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I have a rash and busted capillaries on my hands and achy joints. The rash is just in the top of my hands. What is going on? Not scabies for sure.

I have a rash and busted capillaries on my hands and achy joints.  The rash is just in the top of my hands.  What is going on? Not scabies for sure.

Rash & joint pain: Rash and joint pain is not a good combination. The list of things this might be is rather long. You need to see a healthcare provider as a work up is needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are reasons why are fewer people left handed?

What are reasons why are fewer people left handed?

Genetics: Read this article, it explains it well. Thank you for a very good question.Why Are Some People Left-Handed? Being a righty or a lefty could be linked to variations in a network of genes that influence right or left asymmetries in the body and brain By Natasha Geiling smithsonian.com September 12, 2013 Read more: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-are-some-people-left-handed-6556937/#8MFOVV7UsUKuu2BZ.99 Give the gift of Smithsonian magazine for only $12! http://bit.ly/1cGUiGv Follow us: @SmithsonianMag on Twitter ...Read more

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Is there a medical advantage to being right handed?

Is there a medical advantage to being right handed?

R. Handed: Not really, not because I am Left handed, but no proven evidence of any medical advantage to either. ...Read more

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What medicine for wet hands?

What medicine for wet hands?

Sympathectomy: A sympathectomy via video assisted thoracic surgery (vats) is a procedure that divides the nerves that cause sweaty palms. In most large studies 90-95 percent of patients having this procedure were very pleased with results and would recommend it to a friend with the same problem. It is typically an outpatient procedure done on both sides at the same time with 1-2 tiny incisions in each armpit. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my hands?

What is wrong with my hands?

Let me use my : Magic monitor ( a la magic mirror if you get the reference) and see. Hmmmm i see roy and jeffrey and gladys and alice..But i can't see you.... It seems that i can't see past the firewall!. Perhaps some nonspecific or even specific hints.. Hint hint.... ...Read more

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Why do my hands itch so badly?

Why do my hands itch so badly?

Many causes: Could be environmental allergies, or metabolic issues. If moisturizers do not work, see a derm. ...Read more

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Pain in both hands a few months?

Pain in both hands a few months?

With your medical hx: I am thinking you probably are developing either carpal tunnel syndrome or pain from osteoarthritis, or maybe even both. The medications you take also can cause problems with elevated blood sugar which can cause neuropathy and/or tendonosis. So, you can't get a meaningful diagnosis via this forum, you need to see your doc, have an exam and plain films, maybe blood tests or an EMG. Please call 2day ...Read more

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How to reduce the fat in hands.?

How to reduce the fat in hands.?

Not recommended: More commonly patients request hand rejuvenation because they have lost subcutaneous tissue in the dorsal (back) side of the hand. I am sure you can find a cosmetic surgeon to reduce the amount of fat on the back of the hand with one of the many traditional techniques, but be aware the hand is comprised of key structures such as tendons, nerves, arteries, veins all in a very tight space. ...Read more

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Help with ichty and redden hands?

Help with ichty and redden hands?

Bag Balm: Frequent hand washing and use of hand sanitizers with alcohol often makes hands red, cracked, and itchy. The problem often gets worse in the winter. I recommend regularly using otc hand lotion after washing, but the best solution is to try using bag balm in the evening. It feels a bit greasy, so it may be difficult to use throughout the day. It is available at most pharmacies if you ask. ...Read more