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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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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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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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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