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Doctor insights on: Creases On The Palm Of Hand

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How do you tell if the arch(creases) of the palm of your hands are normal?

How do you tell if the arch(creases) of the palm of your hands are normal?

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

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What causes my feet to big creases in it.Like palm of my hand but deep lines. They also like callus places. Thank you?

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

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Is there any relation between palm creases and down's syndrome?

Is there any relation between palm creases and down's syndrome?

Common finding: It is thought that the relaxed or loose muscle tone of a down syndrome fetus contributes to the formation of a 4 finger (rather than 3) palm crease.Although it happens in some normal kids, occurs on one or both sides in 45% of ds cases. ...Read more

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Second degree burn on the palm of hand?

Second degree burn on the palm of hand?

Potentially serious: Hand burns can be very serious, particularly if they involve larger portions of the hand, cross joints (wrists, fingers), and are deep. Best way to sort it out would be to go to the ER asap. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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

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Does denervation on palm of hand heal on its own?

Does denervation on palm of hand heal on its own?

Depends: If the nerves need to re-spout from the neck down to the palm (because the nerve axon it self 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

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Blackhead on palm of hand, why?

Blackhead on palm of hand, why?

Means nothing: There's plenty of keratin and enough sebaceous glands to produce this occasionally. ...Read more