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Discoloration Of Hands
Does spotty discoloration of hands indicate a lack of oxygen? My hands have red spots and if i grip for a length of time, they go numb
What about a discoloration on right hand, middle finger, middle joint spreading occasionally to top joint. Does chinese medicine know anything about ?
I punched a cabinet at work 3 days ago, I still have major discoloration and pain on my hand, should I see a doctor?
Seems unlikely.: Intermittent swelling is not characteristic of DVT since a clot would cause continuous swelling. Also upper extremity DVT is not as common as lower extremity DVT and usually is associated with an inciting event such as trauma, tumor, an IV or thoracic outlet syndrome. It would be very unlikely for your symptoms to be due to dvt. See a vein specialist for an exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My skin becomes blotchy & dark when the temperature drops. Discoloration is temporary until i return to normal temp. Primarily on hands n feet. Indian?
What might cause recurrent discoloration in knuckles of one or both hands? Knuckles & fingers suddenly turn blue, lasting anywhere from 1hr- day(s).
Possibly Raynaud's: Raynauds involves cold or stress induced vasospasm of small vessels in hands and feet. It is really more of an annoyance than a harmful problem. Calcium channel blockers are the most common medication that physicians use to treat the symptoms of raynauds. The main drawback is the side effects from these medicines. Keeping your hands and feet warm remains the best treatment. ...Read more
I have on my pinkie fingertip an orange discoloration, it doesn't hurt or itch. haven't smashed my hand or frostbite ever. been there now for 2 years?
Dermatology: Without seeing it in person, it's really hard to give you an accurate diagnosis on what it is, but I think it's probably a god sign that it doesn't hurt or bleed or cause you many problems. I would suggest you see a dermatologist and have them take a look at it and see what they think of the discoloration and if it's something you need to worry about. Best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What might cause sudden discoloration (blue) of fingers (generally only 1 hand) or the knuckles alone? I am 24 yr old female.
See your doctor: You should visit your doctor. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination, possibly run some tests and find out what's going on. ...Read more
I had a red rash on my hand , it started out as itchy but then it stopped. The area has since turned brown.What can this be? Is the discoloration perm
Possibly temporary: Post-inflammatory pigmentation (browning of an area that has been inflamed) tends to decrease slowly, sometimes taking several months for skin to look its previous color. In some cases, there is permanent color change. Chances are reduced by actions to prevent further inflammation, such as avoiding direct contact with irritants (eg cleaning fluids), treating eczema, seeing doc for skin problems. ...Read more
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