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Why is it that my hands turn red & itchy when I do spring cleaning?

Why is it that my hands turn red & itchy when I do spring cleaning?

Contact dermatitis: You may be using some cleaning materials to which your skin is quite sensitive and you are developing reactions to these. Try wearing protective gloves, and treat your hands afterwards with a topical aloe-containing lotion or a low dose topical steroid. ...Read more

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Idk what I'm allergic to, my hands turn red and swell up. How can I figure out what it is?

Idk what I'm allergic to, my hands turn red and swell up. How can I figure out what it is?

An allergist: Can help you figure out what you are reacting to, find one in your area at aaaai. Org or acaai. Org. ...Read more

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What to do if my hands turn red when I exercise, get nervous, and temp change?

What to do if my hands turn red when I exercise, get nervous, and temp change?

See your doctor: It is possibly Raynaud's. You need to be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Hands turn red when I exercise, get nervous, and temp change? Is it something I should worry about?

Hands turn red when I exercise, get nervous, and temp change? Is it something I should worry about?

Red hands: W/exercise. This MAY be due to blood flow in that area triggered by the changes you mention. Please see doctor to make sure all is well. Peace and good health. Biofeedback practitioners purposely raise hand temp. To help shunt blood flow there to relieve migraines. ...Read more

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When ever it is really cold and im not wearing gloves, my hands turn red they swell and hurt very bad what is this?

When ever it is really cold and im not wearing gloves, my hands turn red they swell and hurt very bad what is this?

Raynaud's: This is a condition that may be related to raynaud's disease or phenomenon if associated with other illnesses. It may require a trial of different medications to help minimize the symptoms. Surgery is occasionally indicated. ...Read more

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Why does your hand turn red when we put hot water?

Why does your hand turn red when we put hot water?

Dilitation of cappil: Hot water causes the capilaries to dialate which will turn your skin red. ...Read more

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My dtr's hands turn red and itchy when using clay; similar reaction with varnish. Possible cause?

My dtr's hands turn red and itchy when using clay; similar reaction with varnish. Possible cause?

Most likely it's: Contact dermatitis. Consider wearing (non latex) gloves when u touch these materials to minimize irritation. Check out the link below. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/contact-dermatitis. ...Read more

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Hands turn red/purple, from hydrocodone, what to do?

Hands turn red/purple, from hydrocodone, what to do?

Stop taking it: I have never heard of or seen this reaction from any of my patients, or read it anywhere, but idiosyncrasies can occur with any drug, meaning people can have unusual reactions that can't be predicted or even explained always. Red/purple color changes usually mean there is some vascular problem, reduction of blood flow in arteries/veins. Talk to your doctor! ...Read more

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Why do my hands turn red when I place them below my heart?

Why do my hands turn red when I place them below my heart?

A lot of things: Mostly circulatory reasons. It depends upon what your circulation is when they aren't down. But also could be related to other factors such as exposure to cold. You need to get checked. Out. There are also other conditions such as auto-immune disease they may be working here. ...Read more

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Why do the palm of my hands turn red and blotchy only when to my sides?

Surface contacts?: The redness may be from contacting surfaces that is irritating the skin, especially if it is only on the side. Keep track of what you may be leaning against or touching throughout the day. Wash hands well. But if it continues, you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does skin turn red when you place an icepack it? Same with fingers why do hands turn red when put bare hands in cold snow for a minute?

Why does skin turn red when you place an icepack it? Same with fingers why do hands turn red when put bare hands in cold snow for a minute?

Vasodilation: Your blood vessels respond to a cold stimulus by attempting to warm the area reflexly - this is done by dilating, which increases blood flow to the area and causes redness and warmness. ...Read more

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My hands turn red when hanging down by my side. When I raise them above heart they are normal but when I put them down again they turn beat red.?

My hands turn red when hanging down by my side. When I raise them above heart they are normal but when I put them down again they turn beat red.?

Usually normal: This is normal in most people and just reflects the effects of gravity. Excessively red palms, known as palmar erythema, can be a sign of liver disease or other metabolic problems. Have your doctor check you out to be sure! ...Read more

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Why do my feet and hands turn red when I walk or exercise, they are not hot?

Why do my feet and hands turn red when I walk or exercise, they are not hot?

Demand & Gravity.: Exercising causes more blood to be pumped to the muscles that are being heavily exerted and less to those that are not. This may cause less blood to flow to the hands and feet, causing the vessels to dilate to receive more blood. Because of the peripheral location of the hands and feet, blood has a harder time returning to the heart. This slowdown causes swelling and redness to the hands and feet. ...Read more

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I have bumps on the back of my hand and it spread to my forearms my hands turn red and occasionlly burn do you know what's wrong? And is it contagious?

I have bumps on the back of my hand and it spread to my forearms my hands turn red and occasionlly burn do you know what's wrong? And is it contagious?

See your doctor: Rashes are notoriously difficult to diagnose online. You should see your family practice physician and have him look at it to determine the type of rash as well as the best treatment. ...Read more

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Tiny clear itchy blisters on hands turn red and burn when popped. 2wks now not contagious to my 1 year old. What can I do to get rid of it?

Tiny clear itchy blisters on hands turn red and burn when popped. 2wks now not contagious to my 1 year old. What can I do to get rid of it?

MD: Only an md can tell you if you are still contagious. Did you consult with one? If so, why no answer regarding duration. If you did not, why? ...Read more

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I'm 25 years old female and couple times through out the day on my right hand my veins will pop up kinda hurts and my hand turns red I also have a blo?

I'm 25 years old female and couple times through out the day on my right hand my veins will pop up kinda hurts and my hand turns red I also have a blo?

Swollen hand veins.: Hand veins can swell for many reasons but the most common is certainly hereditary. Other factors would be level of hydration, aging, sun exposure and loss of elasticity. I doubt at age 25 that aging is a factor for you. Actually, I am amazed at the amount of women that I see with bulging hand veins. They can be easily treated with laser or sclerotherapy and usually a combination of both. ...Read more

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The skin on the back of my hands turns red and hurts when ever it is exposed to cold. It becomes dark and rough and burns when I apply any moisturizer?

The skin on the back of my hands turns red and hurts when ever it is exposed to cold. It becomes dark and rough and burns when I apply any moisturizer?

Common: This is common and wearing gloves can help. There is a condition known as Raynaud's syndrome in which the blood vessels react excessively to the clod but it does not usually cause the skin changes you describe. Pure lanolin is usually very effective and less irritating for the chapping. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My hands sometimes turn red and start to feel hot, it's not painful more so just uncomfortable. It usually happens at night should I be worried?

My hands sometimes turn red and start to feel hot, it's not painful more so just uncomfortable. It usually happens at night should I be worried?

Raynauds: I would be concerned for Raynauds. This is a condition where the blood vessels constrict and dilate. The problem itself is not an issue, but it is associated with other conditions like lupus for example. ...Read more

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Is there any kind of drug that makes your hands turn bright red as a reaction?

Is there any kind of drug that makes your hands turn bright red as a reaction?

Just the hands?: An antibiotic called vancomycin, if infused too rapidly into the blood, can cause not just your hands to turn red, but your entire body looks like a red rock lobster. ...Read more

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When I stand for some time or do some effort, my feet and hands turn tomato red and warm. People keep asking me wuts wrong/ mid twenties healthy?

When I stand for some time or do some effort, my feet and hands turn tomato red and warm. People keep asking me wuts wrong/ mid twenties healthy?

Varies: I would definitely recommend a good general medical check up just to make sure things like your blood pressure are ok. Some people will have a histamine response to increased physical activity and can cause similar symptoms. This can often respond to simple conditioning. Again, I would begin with a medical checkup. ...Read more

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When I stand for some time or do some effort, my feet and hands turn tomato red and warm. People keep asking me wuts wrong/ mid twenties healthy?

When I stand for some time or do some effort, my feet and hands turn tomato red and warm. People keep asking me wuts wrong/ mid twenties healthy?

Hands red and warm: Too many reasons to discuss without much more information. I would recommend you ask your Dr and go from there. ...Read more

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Why do hands swell and turn red after a day of light physical activity?

Why do hands swell and turn red after a day of light physical activity?

Have it evaluated: Some causes of swelling can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, cellulitis, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Hands itch and turn red for about 2 hrs whenever she takes a shower, goes swimming, washes hands, etc. Diagnosis?

Hands itch and turn red for about 2 hrs whenever she takes a shower, goes swimming, washes hands, etc. Diagnosis?

Could be: Several things from as simple as dry skin to something more like cholinergic urticaria/aquagenic pruritus. In the meanwhile make sure you are good about using a moisturizer and consider your doctor, as the later conditions are related to your allergic cells being "hypersensitive". ...Read more

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Noticed that when I stop running, put hands to my side, & start walking my hands feel puffy, turn red & white dotted. Put hands over head to stop it.

Noticed that when I stop running, put hands to my side, & start walking my hands feel puffy, turn red & white dotted. Put hands over head to stop it.

May be normal: When you exercise, the blood vessels in your skin dilate to get rid of the heat generated by the muscle activity. The dilated blood vessels can cause puffiness. When you put your hands over head, that decreases the pressure in the veins. If it persists or is very annoying see a doctor to make sure there is no problem with your circulation. ...Read more

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Face is darker than rest of body and not coz of sun. I don't go out in sun, I thnk it has to do with blood circulation coz also hands and feet turn red?

Face is darker than rest of body and not coz of sun. I don't go out in sun, I thnk it has to do with blood circulation coz also hands and feet turn red?

Small vessel: Rosacea is a condition that may cause a circulation appearance of the face. Raynaud's phenomena is a small vessel disease of the hands and feet. There are also Connective Tissue diseases such as Lupus, that may have facial, as well as extremity involvement. If the face discoloration follows across the bridge of the nose, then a "Butterfly Rash" of Lupus (SLE) should be a concern. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to avocados and pumpkins? Every time I cut one my hands burn and turn red. If I eat avocados my mouth/ throat/ lips itch

Is it possible to be allergic to avocados and pumpkins? Every time I cut one my hands burn and turn red. If I eat avocados my mouth/ throat/ lips itch

Yes: Your body is certainly telling you something, and it appears you have an allergic reaction to those. Certainly avoid them to avoid the reactions. Best wishes. ...Read more

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