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Hands Turning Orange
Less circulation?: Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. Raynaud's phenomenon can be due to auto-immune disorders, hormonal imbalances, medication effects, etc... A primary care, endocrinology, or rheumatology doctor can look for possible causes of the hand symptoms. ...Read more
See physician: A yellow discoloration of the skin could be something as benign as eating lots of carrots or exposure of your hands to something that has stained them. It could also be something as serious as liver disease (jaundice). It is important to see a health care provider and have some testing done to make sure that your liver is okay. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When im cold, my hands go really pale and sometimes blue. Also, when its cold and i get hit by something or something hits me, i get orange spots?
You've described: Raynaud's phenomena. Ask your health care practitioner to evaluate you for other causes and recommend treatment. Obviously wearing warm gloves is advisable. ...Read more
Nail issue: It's quite hard to imagine the way your nails look without seeing a picture. This may be a variant of normal or it may be not but to increase the likelihood of correct advice, I'd ask for a picture of your nail in question to be uploaded, so it could be looked at. ...Read more
I have on my pinkie fingertip an orange discoloration, it doesn't hurt or itch. haven't smashed my hand or frostbite ever. been there now for 2 years?
Dermatology: Without seeing it in person, it's really hard to give you an accurate diagnosis on what it is, but I think it's probably a god sign that it doesn't hurt or bleed or cause you many problems. I would suggest you see a dermatologist and have them take a look at it and see what they think of the discoloration and if it's something you need to worry about. Best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I noticed am orange color on my 8 week olds tongue this morning and he keeps putting his hands to his mouth? He is strictly formula fed.
Vitamins/thrush: If your baby is taking a vitamin supplement, those usually are orange and can make the tongue appear an orange color. Also, newborns can get oral thrush, which makes a white coating on the tongue. This white coating is easily dyed by vitamins. If you can't wipe this coating off with a wet towel and the baby seems in pain, either see your pediatrician, or upload a pic to me for an inbox consult ...Read more
My hands are getting patchy orange just in my right hand just in the last two days I am back working as a kitchen porter in a hotel?
Orange color: It would appear that some substance you're handling is responsible for the Orange discoloration. Carrots can cause staining of skin when ingested in large amounts. You are going to have to play detective in order to find out what's the cause of the Orange discoloration on your hand. ...Read more
Recently my 5 year old son has had yellow/orange color on the bottom of his feet and in the palms of his hands. What could be causing this?
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