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Doctor insights on: Deep Palm Crease

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Pain right hand side of my chest, roughly below or behind breast. Most time feels like a dull ache but when breathe deep/cough/laugh etc its sharp?

Pain right hand side of my chest, roughly below or behind breast. Most time feels like a dull ache but when breathe deep/cough/laugh etc its sharp?

Pleuritic chest pain: Is what you are describing. A common cause is a viral or bacterial lung infection but here are other conditions that can be more serious. A lung infection is reason enough to seek medical attention. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Palm creases?

What is the definition or description of: Palm creases?

Palm creases: Palm creases. People usually have 3 creases/ folds that cross the palm. A simian crease is when there is only one crease crossing the hand. ...Read more

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How come the palms of our hands have creases/lines in them?

How come the palms of our hands have creases/lines in them?

Skin creases help: Move, expand, fold and stat contoured. Palm creases are just one type. The major creases are aligned with joints, tendons and their fodilng or stetting is in unison with motion. Similarly note wrist creases, creases on knuckles and any major hinge type of joint. ...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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How rare is it to have a simian crease (a single palmar crease) on both palms without having down syndrome?

How rare is it to have a simian crease (a single palmar crease) on both palms without having down syndrome?

Fairly common: A single sided simian crease is found in about 10% of the population, whereas having it on both palms is found in about 5%. When a condition is seen in this many people, it is considered somewhat common. Many more people who have a simian crease have normal chromosomes than have down syndrome. ...Read more

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Washing up at work I was sorting out cutlery I managed to stab my palm on the lifeline crease, would I need medical help?

Washing up at work I was sorting out cutlery I managed to stab my palm on the lifeline crease, would I need medical help?

See a doctor: With the injury you describe you could need stitches but may have also caused tendon damage. Get it checked out with a physician. ...Read more

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I have a yellow tinge to my palms, soles and face. This can go a deep yellow at times. I'm very worried, why do I have this?

I have a yellow tinge to my palms, soles and face. This can go a deep yellow at times. I'm very worried, why do I have this?

Carotene?: Do you eat a lot of yellow / red vegetables? Carotene in the diet, as little as a few carrots a day, will do this to you. If you feel healthy otherwise, it is unlikely to be jaundice or kidney failure though your physician can check. ...Read more

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I have a cluster if small round, most flat bumps on my palm that are very tiny and appear fluid filled but are deeper in the skin. They itch a bit.?

I have a cluster if small round, most flat bumps on my palm that are very tiny and appear fluid filled but are deeper in the skin. They itch a bit.?

Dyshidrotic Eczema: At least that's what it sounds like. See your doc for a firm diagnosis. You may also get a steroid cream to help with the symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I had a deep cut in my hand palm, and I just got stitches, it is normal?

I had a deep cut in my hand palm, and I just got stitches, it is normal?

Yes: May need stitches if wound depth > 1/4”, wound edges are gaping or jagged or if fat / muscle is visibly extending from wound. See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/first-aid/first-aid-cuts/basics/art-20056711 ...Read more

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Cut palm with scissors pretty deep and can't feel finger, will this heal?

Cut palm with scissors pretty deep and can't feel finger, will this heal?

May need stiches: If it is a deep cut you should go to the emergency room as it may need stiches. Numbness in finger may be due to severencs of a nerve.Sometimes you need a hand surgeon to suture it. ...Read more

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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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I have a flaky rash on the to part of my right finger on my palm side and a tiny ump in the crease of my finger only on this finger?

I have a flaky rash on the to part of my right finger on my palm side and a tiny ump in the crease of my finger only on this finger?

Skin irritation: Hard to tell from your description, but irritation of the skin on the hands is common, and usually caused by something your hand came in contact with - from lifting, or using a tool, or from a glove. If it doesn't get better, see a dermatologist ...Read more

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I don't know why or how, but I have these not deep cuts in my hands? I don't cut myself they are frequent in the palm of my hand and on fingertips?

I don't know why or how, but I have these not deep cuts in my hands? I don't cut myself they are frequent in the palm of my hand and on fingertips?

See Derm: Could be excessively dry skin, a vitamin deficiency, or a dermatitis of some cause. A dermatologist specializing in disorders of the skin would be a good dr. To see and get the proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Deep cat scratch on palm 8 weeks ago. Still bruised and tingling. What can I do to heal faster?

Deep cat scratch on palm 8 weeks ago. Still bruised and tingling. What can I do to heal faster?

Cleaned and covered: Gosh not a lot more to do than local wound care.

Do you smoke? Quit.
Do not pick off the scab.
Keep it moist and covered.
You could try warm packs to improve the blood supply to the area.
Make sure that it is not infected. Signs of infection are red, hot, swollen, tender to the touch and getting worse.

I like neosporin or bacitricin for my wounds. Apply 2-3 times a day. ...Read more

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Hi I have pain deep between my small finger and ring finger through the palm and my lower arm.... started about an hour ago?

Hi I have pain deep between my small finger and ring finger through the palm and my lower arm.... started about an hour ago?

Nerve pain: You appear to have irritated your Ulnar nerve. This can come from over use of the hand leading to swelling around the nerve, holding something hard firmly in the hand for a prolonged time, pressure on the wrist like in push ups, holding on bars and hanging, bench pressing or weight lifting and all other related activities that put pressure on the hand, wrist, or elbow or any combination of them ...Read more

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Cut my upper palm deep and get an extremely sharp shooting pain up the index finger if I touch near the wound? Will this heal? (it's been 1 week)

Cut my upper palm deep and get an extremely sharp shooting pain up the index finger if I touch near the wound? Will this heal? (it's been 1 week)

See hand specialist: The wound may have injured the nerve or tendon that goes to that finger. To avoid chronic finger pain or weakening of the tendon, you should have it evaluated by a hand specialist. Sooner is better. ...Read more

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A screwdriver went into palm almost a week ago. It went deep to the bone. No infectiom from what I can tell. The pain is still intense it goes up arm.

Ouch!: As long as you still have good motor function and strength, more than likely your hand should heal well. If you have trouble gripping things or making a fist I would follow up with your doctor. Signs of infection include redness, warmth, swelling, drainage and worsening pain. However, I would get a Tetanus shot if you have not had one in over 10 years. ...Read more

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I've a tiny, green, sore bump on the palm of my hand, like I've a piece of glass stuck. I've tried to get it but out is too deep.?

I've a tiny, green, sore bump on the palm of my hand, like I've a piece of glass stuck. I've tried to get it but out is too deep.?

Bump On Hand: First of all stop trying to get it yourself. Go see a doctor about it. Glass is very hard to get out, even for a physician. Sometimes you just have to wait for it to work itself closer to the surface. I suspect in this case sense you can see green it is close enough for a doctor to remove. ...Read more

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A couple of days ago I had a deep cut on my left hand which the nurses stitched up. I feel numbness in my palm, fingers and I'm very worried.

A couple of days ago I had a deep cut on my left hand which the nurses stitched up. I feel numbness in my palm, fingers and I'm very worried.

See Hand Doc: Since the palm is a functional surface, numbness is an important symptom. If can indicate nerve damage, and certain nerves need repair by a hand specialist. Usually can be dealt with within the days following the original injury. Call the original treating provider to discuss. ...Read more

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Why does both of my hands hurt randomly a deep pain mostly in my left hand? The pain is normally below my thumb or now on the pinky side of my palm.

Hand pain: With the pain localized to the pinky side of your hand, you may have an ulnar nerve compression pain. Try not to lean on your left elbow as this may trigger the pain. If it persists consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a small swelling in the elbow crease of my left arm (inner elbow). When the palm of my hand is facing outwards, the swelling is just abov?

Hi, I have a small swelling in the elbow crease of my left arm (inner elbow). When the palm of my hand is facing outwards, the swelling is just abov?

The site you: Describe is near the medial epicondyle of the upper arm bone/humerus. This is the origin of muscles/muscle attachments that flex and pronate/rotate the forearm. The tendons can become inflamed and painful and swell with overuse, typically racquet sports, golf and throwing. Rest, ice, compression, elevation remain the mainstay of treatment; non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen/naproxen) OK. ...Read more