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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 ?

Ice pack: When the skin is exposed to extremes of temperature, normally there will be increased blood supply to skin. Hope I answered the question. ...Read more

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My hands between my fingers itch ferociously turn red and swell but only at night or while I'm sleeping. What could it be?

My hands between my fingers itch ferociously turn red and swell but only at night or while
I'm sleeping. What could it be?

Soap? Fleas?: Hard to say. Use only unscented soaps, detergents, lotions, aerosols, room sprays. You may be reacting to them. Use fragrance-free detergents for sensitive skin and avoid fabric softeners (which don't really soften clothes, just add another irritating chemical). Could you have fleas, or other pests, in your house? If not, and you don't get better, see your doc to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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What might be the reason to my tingling feeling for my fingers and hand?

What might be the reason to my tingling feeling for my fingers and hand?

Could be: Could be having slept on it in an awkward position . . . . Also could be carpal tunnel syndrome . . . . Or could be some problem in your neck that impinges on the innervation to your hand. Best to see your physician and have this checked out. ...Read more

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What could be the reason why my fingers and the top of my hands are turning green?

What could be the reason why my fingers and the top of my hands are turning green?

Not sure: I have been a hand surgeon for almost 20 years and I have yet to see green hands. If you have had any bruising anywhere below your elbow, the old blood eventually works it way down to your hand and fingers. As old blood is reabsorbed it often changes colors from purple, to blue to green or yellow. Exposure to some types of metals like copper can cause a greenish discoloration. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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Pain in rt hand small finger for month.Pains while bending the finger.No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.

Old injury: It is likely that this could be a consequence of an old injury that went unnoticed. Inflammation or injury to the tendons is probably the cause of ongoing pain. See a hand physiotherapist. ...Read more

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