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Palmar Erythema Thyroid
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
See below: It tends to be associated with more liver damage. ...Read more
Your doctor: Palmar erythema is the word for red color palms. Usually associated with liver problems caused by drinking alcohol and with some infections and also with some connective tissue diseases. It can be serious and needs your doctor evaluation specially if you have muscle weakness, bone pain and fatigue. Good luck. ...Read more
Are palmar erythema and telangiectasia related conditions? What can cause them? Immune system dysfunction?
They can be!: There are many causes of this clinical presentation. There is not enough room here to answer this so please see a doctor! ...Read more
Liver disease: You may have liver disease. You should see your dermatologist for the exact cause. ...Read more
Blood vessels there: Uncertain but the skin is thinner there and the blood vessels are responsive in that area. Ask your physician why they are red. Maybe the liver, hormones or others ...Read more
Blood supply: It is simply related to the differences in the blood supply to various areas of the hand. ...Read more
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
What are the possibilities of having cirrhosis with normal liver function tests. I have had palmar erythema for five years. I take topamax (topiramate)?
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
Advised either depressed or its "the fibromyalgia."im extremely tired, sleepy, have palmar erythema & lower back pain. No diagnosis given to date?
Differences: Depression diagnosis requires either depressed mood or no interest plus weight change, sleep disturbance, fatigue, worthlessness, poor concentration and thoughts of death. These symptoms are persistent. Fibromyalgia requires a history of 3 months duration of widespread musculoskeletal pain and excessive tenderness in at least 11 of 18 anatomical sites. Note: no pain with depression. ...Read more
I got joint pain, fatigue, weakness, palmar erythema, telangiectasias on face &chest, high scl70, but no hard skin. Can you have scleroderma but no hard skin?
Is red palms and hands after eating a sign of palmar erythema, or is it sign of blood being diverted from extremities to stomach, I have fatty liver?
No: Red palms IS palmar erythema. Red hands is not. What you describe may be true palmar erythema, or it may not. It is never due to diversion of blood flow away from the hands. Besides advanced liver disease, it can be due to local factors on the hands, thyroid disease, eczema, psoriasis, blood disorder [increase in red cells], pregnancy or increased estrogen, etc. Avoid alcohol. ...Read more
32 y/o man with fever, lethargy, weak legs, bulging flanks, jaundice, palmar erythema. Heavy drinker about 10 cans beer/day for almost 10 yrs. His problem?
Probable liver damag: Liver damage can cause all these changes and more. Fluid may be accumulating in the abdomen. See your physician. ...Read more
High scl70, joint pain, fatigue, palmar erythema, telangiectasias, lung fibrosis, livedo reticularis, no hard skin! Can it be Scleroderma if no hard skin?
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchy, red or bluish purple, flaking or scaling), red palms (palmar erythema), pimples, fatigue, diarrhea (seve?
Need to see MD: It is difficult to assess without seeing the rash and how much if your body it involves. You may need blood tests to check your hormones, blood counts and kidney and liver functions. Given that you have several symptoms, it is best to see your doctor soon and get examined and tested. Good luck! ...Read more
I am experiencing red palms (palmar erythema) and foot tingling. The following also describe me: Obesity, Pale skin, and Hemorrhoids. What should. ..
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I have a rash on my neck and chest that is pruritic and keeps coming back for the last 3 months, no discharge, just erythema and bumps.?
I have superficial gyrate erythema had a biopsy by a family dr should I go to a derm. To find a cause? 2+ yrs. On neck, back, legs, chest, stomach, butt!
Gyrate Erythema: Often no specific cause for the eruptions is found. However, that does not mean that a cause does not exist. I would recommend going to a dermatologist so they can help you try an figure out a possible underlying cause. If the specific cause is identified then that condition can be treated and this will help with the superficial gyrate erythema. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
52 y.o with 6 days of fever, malaise, myalgia, anorexia, but no cough or URI symptoms. Headache, no neck stiffness. Mottled, flat, global erythema.??
Got itchy red skin that spreads it becomes thick&dark on Neck and armpits. No clinic bcoz of typhoon. Is there OTC med I could buy? I'm fr phils
Keep it dry: Keep it dry you can use from over the counter hydrocortison cream and take banadryl at night to prevent you from itching ...Read more
Hi, my 4 yrs old son, he got itchy n red skin arround the neck. Is this eczema n what is the difference bitween eczema ointment, cream n lotion? Thx
Should see doctor: There are many different causes for red itchy rashes in children. Eczema is a possibility, but it usually appears in the folds of the arms and legs. I would suggest that he be seen by his pediatrician. Ointments are greasy feeling and tend to stay on the surface of the skin, while creams and lotions are more water-based and rub into the skin without leaving a residue. ...Read more
Uncertain: This lesion would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun). on chest, neck, and face. Randomly. It just turns blotchy?
There are many: Potential causes for the skin signs you are experiencing. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to suggest a diagnosis without being able to see the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for accurate evaluation and management. ...Read more
If a child doesn t have penicillin allergy and when he took augmantin 400 he had skin redness on neck can he took amoxicillin 250?
Might not: If it was true penicillin allergy and your child develops skin rashes to augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) he should not take amoxicillin, a synthetic penicillin. Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) contains Amoxicillin and clavulanate. However, most of the time, childhood penicillin allergy is not true allergy. A viral exanthem might occur at the same time that the child takes penicillin. An allergist can help you figure this out. ...Read more
Sounds worrisome: Though autoimmune disorders as well as any skin rash could cause such symptoms. Of course I'm guessing you have ruled out sun burn as a cause? I would see a healthcare provider as soon as possible if you continue to have these symptoms. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: flaking or scaling). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? The rashes are joint and turned into white patches. Will the skin ever forn vack? Its at hairline neck face
I am experiencing skin rash around my neck (quality: itchiness, red or bluish purple)m. Skin redness or irritation. Could it be methamphetamine abuse?
Yes: Rashes are common with meth abuse, and abuse of many other agents. You need an ER consult and treatment for meth abuse. ...Read more
I am experiencing pimples, skin sores and abdominal skin redness. Recently broke out bad I have a hard time not picking at them. Sores on all of face neck chest. Drs think I'm on drugs to embarrassed togo back. Creams to help heal faster got towork?
Sores: Need more information to help and pictures ...Read more
I have got swollen left tonsil and swollen lymb nodes on neck, jaw and red skin on penis and pimpels on penis after sexual intercause can this be hpv?
I am experiencing rash. Skin redness or irritation, Rash on face, mild itching dryness on nose cheeks sometimes behind my neck and hairline, behind ears. Could this be the cause of stress or an underlying disease lIke hepatitis C?
When exercising: clogged ears, raised heart rate, hard eyes, pulsating neck and head, red skin blotches on face, feels like walking on air why?
? physiologic: During exercise the heart rate, blood pressure, and cardiac output increase and can cause the ears to seem to be "stopped up" and cause the pulsations in the neck. Blood flow increases to the skin to help eliminate heat that the body is generating (flushed face). I suspect you may be hyperventilating to some degree and that causes numbness and tingling around the face, arms and legs. ...Read more