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Hands Turn Red
See your doctor: It is possibly Raynaud's. You need to be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more
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
When ever it is really cold and im not wearing gloves, my hands turn red they swell and hurt very bad what is this?
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
Dilitation of cappil: Hot water causes the capilaries to dialate which will turn your skin red. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 ?
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.?
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
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?
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
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
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