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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Palmar Erythema

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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

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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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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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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 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

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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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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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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. Scott Keith
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Red Palms (Definition)

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


Dr. Sewa Legha
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Skin Redness (Definition)

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