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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/
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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
Eczema: This could represent eczema and will require prescription strength medications. Allergy patch testing with true test -36 common antigens will help identify contact allergen that may be cause. ...Read more
I always get tensed before exams, I tend to forget things and my palms sweat a lot. What do I do?
Breath ; relax: Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. ...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
I been waking up with itchy palms and soles both with flat pink blotches its been on and off for 6 months and lasts about an hour.
Need evaluation: You definitely needs to see your gp for more eval. Try to go there when you have the pink blotches. Do you have them in any other location besides palms and soles? Certain things like allergy/urticaria; exposure to something affecting your palms/soles, etc- including secondary syphillis should be considered. The rash in syphillis usually stays there and not only for 1 hour. Go to see gp get checked. ...Read more
I have an itch all over my body. It is completely random. Happens my palms sometimes. Different parts of my body at different times.
I have small brown dots, they almost look like dirt, on both palms. I've had them before and they mostly disappear, then come back. Cause for concern?
I have tiny holes in the creases of my palms. They look like tons of tiny pin pricks. When tuned or scratched the skin easily comes off. What are they?
There is a list...: There is a fairly long list of reasons the palms can be red. Sometimes this can be normal, but I have had a few patients present with this and sometimes we do not find out for a few weeks or months when other symptoms develop. Liver disease, pregnancy, thyroid problems, pregnancy, psoriasis, allergy, and erythema multiforme are just a few of the possible causes. If it persists, i'd see an md. ...Read more
Most likely you have a contusion in the hand which is a soft
tissue injury which will heal with ice, rest and time
if symptoms persist and xray should be performed to rule out
a metacarpal or carpal bone fracture. ...Read more
See orthopedist: You should have it evaluated to rule out nerve entrapment problems like carpal tunnel syndrome, ligament or tendon inflammation/strains/tears or even subtle fractures. Basic treatment consists of resting, use of a over the counter wrist splint, avoidance of painful activities, icing especially if re- irritated by ongoing activity, and use of anti-inflammatories. ...Read more
Skin creases help: Move, expand, fold and stat contoured. Palm creases are just one type. The major creases are aligned with joints, tendons and their fodilng or stetting is in unison with motion. Similarly note wrist creases, creases on knuckles and any major hinge type of joint. ...Read more
A few ways.: There are some medications that can be used for this and Botox injections can be done. Ask your doctor to see if there is a cause that can be treated and let them suggest a treatment. ...Read more
Peeling, dry palms: Are often caused by contact dermatitis--contact with harsh detergents, soaps and lotions that contain perfume; cold, dry air; eczema or fungal infections. Use fresh water instead of soap; apply calamine lotion. A low dose OTC steroid cream can be applied. Symptoms worsened by dry skin: use good quality moisturizer during daytime. Consider repair glycolic acid creams at night, maybe with cotton gloves ...Read more
Biomed Sci: I assume you mean sweaty palms. In any science field, no one will fault you for wearing gloves. In fact, biomedical science often requires you to wear them for most jobs. If sweating into gloves is an issue, you can wear powdered gloves or put talcum powder on your hands before putting the gloves on. ...Read more
Normal: No need to worry.Get a more detailed answer ›
It might: Be a form of eczema, especially if they tend to blister, peel, or crack. You might need steroid crem. It is really hard to tell without seeing them. Sorry. ...Read more
I have a line about 3/4 of an inch long of tiny needleprick flat dark dots on my palms. They're in a perfect line. What is it?
More Info needed:
The question is what do the dark spots look like? If you have small scabs it could be an abrasion.
How long have the spots been there?
Do they hurt?
By asking you more history I can help narrow down what they might be.
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