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Palmar Plantar Erythema
Liver disease: You may have liver disease. You should see your dermatologist for the exact cause. ...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
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
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
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
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 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 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?
How common is both palmar and plantar fasciitis in the same patient and can it indicate more serious problems than having just one or the other?
Dupuytren's?: Plantar fasciitis is extremely common. Pain in the heel when first arising in the morning is typical.' palmar ' fasciitis is different if u are referring to contracture of the palmar fascia or dupuytren's dz. If you have this "disease " than plantar 'fibromas' are not unusual and can coexist w/ dupuytren's. See an ors for evaluation and clarification of above. Best of luck! ...Read more
Hi, I would like to inquire about available treatments in South Africa for Palmar & Plantar Hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis: I am not aware of any successful medical treatment of this condition but the surgical treatment involves partially severing the vagus nerve on both sides. This is generally done by a general surgeon or a cardiothoracic surgeon. It use to involve an incision in the chest wall, deflation of the lung and a partial vagotomy on both sides. It may be possible to do it laparascopically. ...Read more
Any new treatments out there for palmar plantar pustular psoriasis? 20 yrs done everything. Seeing rheumy next month.
What is the best quick remedy or treatment for palmar-plantar psoriasis skin cracks at the soles? It's badly affecting my daily activities in school.
Colon erythyema: Colon "erythema" just means the colonic lining looked redder-colored than was expected. This can be due to infection, inflammation, ischemia, but it can also be due to mechanical abrasion from the colonoscope, the chemical used to prep your colon, or even staining from having eaten red-colored foods before your test. Your doctor may have taken a biopsy to elucidate cause--give him a call please. ...Read more
Inflammed esophagus: Erythema means "redness." the gastroesophageal junction is the connection between esophagus and stomach. This area becomes red and irritated most typically in response to gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Other things too can cause erythema, so ask your GI specialist who performed the endoscopy what his differential diagnosis includes as to what caused your "erythema.". ...Read more
Biopsy of lesion: Biopsy of legion and immunoflorescent stain helps. Can be diagnosed clinically. See pmd. ...Read more
Depends: Erythema multiforme is a rash that is the final common pathway of many different conditions - often allergic type reactions to virus or medication. Treatment varies depending on what is causing the rash. This rash is often confused with urticaria which has similar causes. I would not make this DX without consulting your md since some cases of em can progress and become severe. ...Read more
Rare symptoms: Usually not, but can happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Erythema multiforme: It depends on the cause, and whether or not the cause is diagnosed and treated. If it's a drug side effect and the drug is stopped, it may start to clear up quickly, in a few days. If it's due to a chronic auto inflammatory condition, it could last a long time, or come and go with flares of the illness. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001854/. ...Read more
Erythematous nodules: Erythematous nodules, typically on the legs.Get a more detailed answer ›