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What can I do about hot, itchy, red palms and ears?

What can I do about hot, itchy, red palms and ears?

Antihistamine: A antihistamine might help but it would be better for you to see your dermatologist for the exact cause of this skin eruption. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Red Palms (Definition)

Red palms is a symptom in which a person's palms are redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...Read more


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How come i get itchy, red, peeling, palms now and then?

How come i get itchy, red, peeling, palms now and then?

Contact , irritant: The hands are prone to irritation and allergic sensitization especially when one washes one's hands too frequently. Your palm problem may be due to irritation from scented or antibacterial soaps especially if you wash you hands often . Or it may be due to allergic sensitization to a contact allergens such as the latex in latex gloves. Patch tested to a panel of potential allergens may help. ...Read more

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Red itchy palms, is this caused by hormones?

Red itchy palms, is this caused by hormones?

Red pa;lms: Red itchy palms are tough to deal with but it is unlikely that it caused by hormones. The problems with your hands are likely to get worse, not better, if you don't go and see your doctor soon. He/she may be able to help you but you might need a referral to Rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My 2.5 year old daughter has itchy inflamed red blotchy palms with a raised tiny bump rash across them. ?

My 2.5 year old daughter has itchy inflamed red blotchy palms  with a raised tiny bump rash across them. ?

Maybe viral: Could be the start of a viral illness The enteroviruses, including the coxsackieviruses cause s rash that includes tender blisters in the mouth and tongue as well as on the palms and soles of the hands and the feet. Occasionally the rash will also occur on the buttocks or the genital area. Young children have a general feeling of being ill (malaise) and are often cranky with a depressed appetite ...Read more

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15ds ago 2yrold had red itchy palms like excema wakes in the night crying. 7ds ltr its under skin red hot.14day fingers n palms peeling n wrinkly?

15ds ago 2yrold had red itchy palms like excema wakes in the night crying. 7ds ltr its under skin red hot.14day fingers n palms peeling n wrinkly?

See a doctor: Several possibilities. If the child is having ongoing fever, kawasaki disease is a possibility. Infections of the skin (like staphylococcal scalded skin) are possible. Multiple viruses could cause these symptoms. Given the duration of symptoms, it is time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are small red itchy bumps on palms of hands? Some tiny bit raised some under skin.

What are small red itchy bumps on palms of hands? Some tiny bit raised some under skin.

Bumpy rash: A rash is best diagnosed and treated when a physician can actually look at it. It could be hives but it could also be a contact dermatitis or infection. ...Read more

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Took ibuprofen now my temp is norma for 3 days now, but now facial rash&scalp also, red itchy spots on palms of hands & soles of feet. What do I do?

Took ibuprofen now my temp is norma for 3 days now, but now facial rash&scalp also,  red itchy spots on palms of hands & soles of feet. What do I do?

Allergic reaction: If the rash appeared after taking Ibuprofen and not before, then it can be an allergic reaction to it. Some people develop hives from such medications called nsaids. You may need to take an antihistamine to help you with the rash but i would avoid all nsaids, until you are evaluated by a doctor. If you need to take something for a fever, from now on take Acetaminophen instead. ...Read more

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My palms are itching and there is redness with slight swelling . The itchiness seems to stop after applying talcum powder but returns after sometime.

My palms are itching and there is redness with slight swelling . The itchiness seems to stop after applying talcum powder but returns after sometime.

Hand dermatitis: You may have inflammation in the hand, may be from contact with some irritant or frequent hand washing can also cause problems. Try to avoid frequent hand wash or use gloves, if not getting better with this measures have yourself examined to rule out any other reason for the itching. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Palmar Erythema (Definition)

Palmar erythema is a clinical finding in which the palms of your hand has a reddish color. It is caused by increased blood flow to that area, which can be normal or due to abnormal conditions ...Read more