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What causes yellowish skin on hands, feet, face?

What causes yellowish skin on hands, feet, face?

Jaundice: Jaundice is the yellowing of the skin and eyes and forms when there is too much bilirubin, which is a yellow pigment that is formed by the breakdown of dead red blood cells in the liver. Jaundice can indicate a serious problem with the function of your liver, gallbladder, or pancreas. ...Read more

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My boy's palm turned yellowish recently, both hands and feet. What would be the possible cause? He is not interested in many things. Apetitise is not good as well.

My boy's palm turned yellowish recently, both hands and feet. What would be the possible cause? He is not interested in many things. Apetitise is not good as well.

There are...: 19 possible causes, but not sure how old your son is, i'll take a shot and assume that he is under 16, so i would probably guess either anorexia or mononucleosis. Unless he found a liquor cabinet, i'd rule out cirrhosis of the liver...This is a good time to take him to the er/gastroenteroloist for an evaluation. Could also be a bile duct obstruction. He needs to be seen by a specialist! ...Read more

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Iam pale but sometimes my hands, face and feet turn very yellow why does this happen?

Iam pale but sometimes my hands, face and feet turn very yellow why does this happen?

Yellow hands: Hello, we are not told how old you are but if you are menstruating and pale, please visit the GP or OBGYN to have your Hb (hemaglobin) tested in a full blood count. The yellowness in the hands is most likely due to caratonemia, ie too many carrots and squash in diet and simply reducing these may improve the color. It is unlikely to be due to raised bilirubin but its an easy test to do thanks ...Read more

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I often feel uncontrollably itchy feet and hands and my urine usually is yellow. Does this mean I have a kidney or liver problem?

I often feel uncontrollably itchy feet and hands and my urine usually is yellow. Does this mean I have a kidney or liver problem?

No: Urine is supposed to be yellow. Itching is caused by lots of things, kidney disease being one of the least common. See a doctor if the itching worries you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to tell the difference visually between ppp and dh? My ppp has clear fluid not yellow. Chronic pain, inflammation, redness hands feet.

Is it possible to tell the difference visually between ppp and dh? My ppp has clear fluid not yellow. Chronic pain, inflammation, redness hands feet.

Define PPP and DH: If this is urine - we can visualize it but we also have other urine testing and then testing of you. Clear urine usually suggests it is not concentrated but this may reflect that you are well hydrated and nothing bad. I may be defining you abbrevations incorrectly ppp and dh. ...Read more

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Can jaundice start in the hands? I have yellow hands and bottoms of the feet but my eyes and other parts look normal.

Can jaundice start in the hands? I have yellow hands and bottoms of the feet but my eyes and other parts look normal.

Carotonemia: It may be from something as simple as eating too many carrots or foods containing high levels of beta carotene. But other causes should be looked into if this is not what your diet consists, such as diabetes, liver and gall bladder disease. Your primary care doctor can assist you here. ...Read more

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45yr f with yellow stools and vommit, rapid onset of cramps in hands and feet with numbing sensation. What could be the cause?

45yr f with yellow stools and vommit, rapid onset of cramps in hands and feet with numbing sensation. What could be the cause?

Go to er: Depending on how long you have had these symptoms, you may have a low potassium level. That can cause cramps and can be dangerous for your heart. Go in for evaluation. ...Read more