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Palmar Erythema (Overview)

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 like chronic liver disease.


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Does anyone know what causes palmar erythema with pregnancy?

Does anyone know what causes palmar erythema with pregnancy?

Not for certain: Palmar erythema is seen in two-thirds of pregnancies during the first trimester and resolves postpartum. It is also seen in conditions such as lupus erythematosus, hepatic cirrhosis, and hyperthyroidism, increased estrogen levels during pregnancy may be a potential cause. ...Read more

Palmar Erythema (Overview)

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 like chronic liver disease.


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Is palmar erythema always associated with liver disease? I had my lft done and the bilirubin count was .70, sgot-56 & sgpt-85. What does this mean?

Is palmar erythema always associated with liver disease?
I had my lft done and the bilirubin count was .70, sgot-56 & sgpt-85.
What does this mean?

Liver palm!: Palmar erythema is associated with estrogen levels, and pregnant women will develop this. In a normal person, liver illness slows the degradation of Estradiol , causing levels to build up. In males, liver disease does the same. Palmar erythema is most often not pathologic. However, you do have mild liber enzyme elevations. Many causes, but the most common causes a deal with is fatty liver. ...Read more

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What does the sudden development of palmar erythema indicte?

What does the sudden development of palmar erythema indicte?

Liver disease : You may have liver disease. You should see your dermatologist for the exact cause. ...Read more

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I have palmar erythema & fibromyalgia. Why am i always tired & sleepy? Dr says it could be the morphine. I just don't think they know what else to say

I have palmar erythema & fibromyalgia. Why am i always tired & sleepy? Dr says it could be the morphine. I just don't think they know what else to say

Palmar: Erythema is not directly associated to fm. Morphine is not a good treatment for fm. Both the drug and fm can make you fatigued. Deep sleep is important.. Full evaluation may explain redness, which could be associated to other illnesses. ...Read more

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What does palmar erythema look like?

What does palmar erythema look like?

see details: Redness on the palm of your hands. It is flat and there are not usually any raised areas. ...Read more

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What does the sudden development of palmar erythema indicte?

Liver disease : You may have liver disease. You should see your dermatologist for the exact cause. ...Read more

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Red Skin (Definition)

Red skin is a symptom in which part or all of a person's skin is 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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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