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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. ...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 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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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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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