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Creases On The Palm Of Hand
Simian Crease: Yes. Google and look at images.Get a more detailed answer ›
Stop worrying: Dermatoglyphics has contributed a great deal of data, some interesting correlations, and nothing that's going to be of any importance to you as a human being. If the lines on your palm match those of a kid with a trisomy, but you don't have a trisomy, who cares? It can lead only to superstition, and it will have no predictive value. ...Read more
What causes my feet to big creases in it. Like palm of my hand but deep lines. They also like callus places. Thank you?
Swelling: If you have any swelling in your feet it can cause indentations from you shoes and socks. Calluses are caused by pressure and irritation. Any time the skin is irritated it produces dead layers of skin. These become dense and hard. ...Read more
Potentially serious: Hand burns can be very serious, particularly if they involve larger portions of the hand, cross joints (wrists, fingers), and are deep. The Best way to sort it out would be to go to the ER asap. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I cut the palm of hand 4 days ago, hit artery and maybe nerve, 6 stitches. Still, lots of pain. How long will it take to heal or at least hurt less?
I fell pretty hard on the palm of hand on Halloween. I have a nice scar but the spot is still very tender and I can't bear full weight. What is wrong?
Xray: You may have a fracture. See your physician for evaluation and xray. ...Read more
What can cause excessive vaginal bleeding (for 3 months, 5+days — I've lost count) and dropping clumps of blood clots that fill the palm of hand?
See gynecologist: Menorrhagia is an abnormally heavy and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals. Menorrhagia can be caused by abnormal blood clotting, disruption of normal hormonal regulation of periods, or disorders of the endometrial lining of the uterus. You should see a gynecologist where a complete history including medications will be obtained and additional testing may be necessary. ...Read more
Depends: If the nerves need to re-spout from the neck down to the palm (because the nerve axon itself has been destroyed) it can take months (so long as scar tissue does not block the pathway back to the skin, sweat glands etc. Sometimes local damage to myelin insulating the nerves can be repaired by the surviving oligodendrocytes. This usually takes less time to occur. (weeks). ...Read more
Dupytrens contractur: This could be the initial development of a dupytrens contracture. This is a contracture of the palmar fascia seen primarily in people of northern european descent. It is inherited, and a lump in the palm known as a dupytrens whorl can be the initial finding. Seek the advice of a hand surgeon. ...Read more
3 year old has light brown pin point freckle on palm of hand. Just noticed, is this concerning? I'm a worried mama.
What should I put on afresh burn on my hand. I touched the hot metal in crock pot with left bottom of my palm of hand.
Burns need most of : All to be kept clean. So start by using a gentle soap and water. Typicallly burns from hot pots are second degree and will blister. If so it is best not to puncture the blister and contaminate the tissue initialy. Any topical antibiotic ointment such as Bacitracin typically will help reduce the chance of superinfection. If it is large, or looks worse, or circulation or sensation affected see md. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Help! I can't clean my wound because the gauze is stuck with blood, I don't want to pull out a stitch. Cut to palm of hand yesterday morning.
Soak it: You should be able to moisten the bandage so it can be removed a little easier. ...Read more
50 yr old f with lump on palm of hand, been there for about a week. Starting to hurt only slightly if I push on it. A little smaller than a quarter.?
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Most not related.: I can't think of any reason that a fingr tip injury would cause a lump in the palm. Lumps, bumps and masses are very common in the palm and hand. You should probably see a hand surgeon for a diagnosis. ...Read more
Yes: It is worth a try. If it persists more than 5-7 days I would suggest a visit to your pcp. ...Read more
Trigger: It could be a trigger finger. Try heat or ice. If no change an evaluation with a hand surgeon could help. ...Read more
Bump below my middle finger in palm of hand, I think it might be causing pain in hand and wrist. What could this be?
What medication can I take for this desease coxsackie the small red blisters on palm of hand and bottom of feat is itchin alot?
Last thursday I was writing a lot of notes and I got this sudden pain. My wrists still hurts, its redish, pain in palm of hand and finger pain.
Hand pain: Pain and discoloration of the hand after continuous work can be related to repetive stress syndrome. This can include tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers, dequervains tendonitis. Give your hand a rest, try some oral anti inflammatories. If symptoms persist get checked out by a hand surgeon. ...Read more
Tripped on pavement, used palm of hand to steady myself 4 hrs ago. Not swollen but pain getting worse, hurts to move thumb, bend wrist or make fist?
Found a small lump on palm of hand. That's grown from a sesame size to pea size. Starts to hurt when I press on it or grab things. What should I do?
See a hand surgeon: There are many lesions that present as lumps on the palm. Most are benign, but anything that is changing in size, color or symptoms should be brought to the attention of your doctor. If you don't have a regular doctor, a hand surgeon is the type of doctor most likely to take care of this. ...Read more
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