Doctor insights on:
Lesion: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Very rare syndrome: Bier spots are very rare. Other things that could cause this appearance need to be checked for and ruled out, before a diagnosis of Bier spots is made. Please get checked. Read more about Bier spots and the other things that can cause that appearance here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4375760/ Stop smoking now, if you do! ...Read more
You know the saying:: "Warm hands, cold heart," While you may not truly have a cold heart, warm hands are common enough to inspire this saying! It does mean you have good circulation. I would not worry about this, unless it is new. Then it may be worth checking out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The possibilities...: Red dots on palms of hands could be: contact dermatitis (inflammatory reaction to something you touched), warts, or skin infection (e.g. Dshidrotic impetigo =highly contageous infection). See your primary care practitioner or a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ((incr risk for adults if you have kids!)). ...Read more
I don't : think there is a known purpose for the lines in our palms ...Read more
Yes: Cultures can be performed on superficial wound if you are suspecting an infection. ...Read more
See doc: If it is severe enough you could see it here. See your doctor or dermatologist for the answer. ...Read more
They can tan: The palms of your hands can tan. It's just that most people when they tan don't lie with their palms face up so they don't get as much sun and therfore don't tan. You should always wear a broadspectrum sunscreen for uva and uvb rays with an spf of 30 or greater to help protect against skin cancer. ...Read more
Not Much: This is usually a normal varient. The only issue is that the skin there may become irritated. Drying and moisturizing prevent problems. ...Read more
Over the last couple of months my palms been swelling off and on. What could be causing the swelling?
See your doctor: With these kinds of symptoms and their persistent nature, it's best if you see your doctor. He/she will listen to you, do an examination, possibly run some tests and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
I have noticed that my palms are orange and have been this way for a couple of days. What could it be?
If just your palms: Then it is likely something you have handled. Have seen this isolated dicoloration of palms only at least twice and both times the "handled" culprit was eventually discovered. If you otherwise feel well and no other abnormal pigmentation is evident then doubt it is anything else. ...Read more