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What is the dietary deficiency that causes dryness and fine red lines in the palms of the hands?

What is the dietary deficiency that causes dryness and fine red lines in the palms of the hands?

Depends: Dry skin and redness is most often caused by lifestyle behaviors, such as frequent hand washing or exposure to harsh chemicals without proper moisturization. Some medical conditions, such as thyroid disorders or diabetes may increase your susceptibility to dryness. There is a protein called filaggrin that is altered in some people with eczema or a severe form of dry skin, called ichthyosis. ...Read more

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There is a redness on the palms of my hands most of the time. What is causeing the palms of my hands to be Red most of the time?

There is a redness on the palms of my hands most of the time. What is causeing the palms of my hands to be Red most of the time?

Mutiple causes: You really need a complete physical exam and blood testing: sometimes this is involuntary vasomotor instability (similar to blushing); however it can also be related to other issues. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have wet hands with redness on the palm? Happened for months now and I never have a wet palms before. It's because of weather change.

Is it normal to have wet hands with redness on the palm? Happened for months now and I never have a wet palms before. It's because of weather change.

Likely weather, but: 18 y/o Female asks, Is it normal to have wet hands with redness on palm? Happened for months now and I never have wet palms before. It's because of weather change. Most likely the weather being summer has something to do with it. Hydration also. But if it persists beyond the season one should see the PCP as Hormones and other medical conditions can also be causative. ...Read more

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Is redness in palm of hands related to liver disease?

Is redness in palm of hands related to liver disease?

Actually yes: The thenar and hypothemar eminences are likely to be selectively red if the liver's going bad, or in hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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Would applying Drysol to palms of hands help if you suffer from the TOP of the hand being red (due to hyperhidrosis)? If not, how to lessen redness?

Would applying Drysol to palms of hands help if you suffer from the TOP of the hand being red (due to hyperhidrosis)? If not, how to lessen redness?

HUH???: Hyperhidrosis does not cause redness of the dorsum [top] of the hand. Exactly which topical antibiotic? Why? Topical antibiotic and latex allergy certainly can make hands red. Why Benadryl? Used mostly as a sleep aid, should not be used except at bedtime. Echinacea is a waste of money. ...Read more

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My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times. What causes this?

My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times. What causes this?

Peeling hands, feet: Peeling of extremities may have several causes like after strep infections!, kawasaki disease. Fungal illnesses, psoriasis and a condion known as erythroderma. ...Read more

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For 2 weeks I get stinging pain on the top of my hand. Effects both hands. Not the palm side. No rash no redness it stings for a few hours.?

For 2 weeks I get stinging pain on the top of my hand. Effects both hands. Not the palm side. No rash no redness it stings for a few hours.?

Neuropathy: The description if your pain sounds like neuropathic pain. Get yourself checked for diabetes, thyroid disorders, kidney disease, other metabolic disorders and adverse effects of some medicines. ...Read more

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Middle finger into Palm is sore & hurts. Dr said trigger finger. Could it be infection instead? No swelling or redness. No injury to hand. Only middle

Middle finger into Palm is sore & hurts. Dr said trigger finger. Could it be infection instead? No swelling or redness. No injury to hand. Only middle

Not likely infection: Trigger finger is more common (especially in the dominant hand) in a healthy individual with no history of trauma, no redness, swelling. There is often a mass that can be felt and move with flexing and extending of the finger. If infection is present a present usually doesn't tolerate moving the finger.

Trust your physician. If you have doubts "see" another physician. ...Read more

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Burning pinky knuckle pain in hand. It's only palm side and present when I open/close my hand. No swelling/redness/numbness, just dull burn w/movement?

Burning pinky knuckle pain in hand. It's only palm side and present when I open/close my hand. No swelling/redness/numbness, just dull burn w/movement?

Early Trigger finger: Sounds like the early stages of a trigger finger, before it starts to catch. See if you have a tender spot on your palm, at the base of your pinky where there's a bony bump. Nsaids might help if this is the case. An orthopaedic or hand surgeon can check it out and see if an injection is appropriate. ...Read more

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Not hives no redness cluster of small hard clear fluid filled bumps on heel of palm on both hands palms and soles of feet itchy Benadryl (diphenhydramine) no help?

Not hives no redness cluster of small hard clear fluid filled bumps on heel of palm on both hands palms and soles of feet itchy Benadryl (diphenhydramine) no help?

A form of dermatitis: There are a few different conditions that may cause such a presentation. This could be due to an organism. But there are a variety of causes which could be due to eczema or a less common condition called pompholyx. It can be challenging to diagnose in a clinical presentation, so I'm thinking the blisters should be cultured and biopsied. Some rx's usually include a topical steroid. ...Read more

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Why are the palms of my hands red?

Why are the palms of my hands red?

Not sure: What color do you expect them to be? If they are excessively red, I will need to know what other symptoms you may be having - itchiness, spots, what about other parts of your body, fever, getting worse... Etc. Without this information, it's like a poke in the air! ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have hand redness?

What does it mean if I have hand redness?

Could mean 100s: Of different things. Question must be considered in context of complete history and phys exam. ...Read more

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Palms of hands red on occasion, what can it be?

Palms of hands red on occasion, what can it be?

Several reasons: This is a variable issue. Can be from overheating, hard use, allergy, sweating, liver disease. And even emotions. If it is of concern then, see your doctor.
Note if one is using stimulants and then becomes overstimulated it can do it also.
Not infrequently people with severe liver disease can do this. ...Read more

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Why do palms of hands get really red when it's cold?

Why do palms of hands get really red when it's cold?

Raynauds phenomenon: Consider wearing thick gloves when exposing to very cold weather. If symptomatic some doctorstry calcium channel blockers ...Read more

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Bumps in palms of hands that itch and turning red?

Bumps in palms of hands that itch and turning red?

See below: Any rash should be evaluated face-to-face, which is rather difficult to do over the internet:). ...Read more

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I have one little red circle in the palm of my hand that apeared this morning. What might this be?

I have one little red circle in the palm of my hand that apeared this morning. What might this be?

Plan: Difficult to make any decisions not seeing your spot. But you can try to apply bacitracin over the counter medicine or iodine once or2 times a day. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have red blotches on palms of my hands the feeling of my hands are really weird texture only started yesterday but hasn't went away.

Palmar erythema: You picked a really complex symptom. Sometimes it also affects the soles (plantar erythema). Sometimes no one can figure out what caused it, after excluding a host of disorders like lupus or cirrhosis, or a drug side-effect (toperamate), or post viral infection, including Rubeola (German Measles). If it doesn't go away in a few days, a trip to your PCP is needed. Skin peeling may occur later. ...Read more

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Sometimes palms of my hands get red with white tiny circles or blotchy (sausage like). No other symptoms. Goes away after a little. Cause?

Sometimes palms of my hands get red with white tiny circles or blotchy (sausage like). No other symptoms. Goes away after a little. Cause?

R/O RAYNAUDS: Raynauds is vasospasm of blood vessels. It is usually symptomatic in hands and feet. It can be PRIMARY OR SECONDARY & ASSOCIATED WITH AUTOIMMUNE/COLLAGEN VASCULAR DISEASE. You need a full exam and lab TESTS. It can respond to ASPRIN/TRENTAL/CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my hand redness?

Hand redness: Hand redness can be from infections which usually require a physician visit since it would be painful with swelling. Mild skin redness can be lots of different things such as mild infections, inflammation, dryskin/eczema, reactions to meds/detergents. Try a gentle aveeno (oatmeal) cleanser, otc steroid cream with a thick emollient such as aquaphor if no change see a physician. ...Read more

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What is these tiny red spots on the palms of my hands?

What is these tiny red spots on the palms of my hands?

See your doctor: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm having bad problems with big red itchy patches on the palms of my hands?

I'm having bad problems with big red itchy patches on the palms of my hands?

Urticaria: Is it related to vibration - ex anything with work, or with biking or other activities? There is vibrational urticaria. Any other symptoms? Do they resolve and come back?
Try an allergy medicine to see if it is an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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When my hands go red I have a white splotchy looking rash on my palms what can this be?

When my hands go red I have a white splotchy looking rash on my palms what can this be?

Uncertain: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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I cut my hand on a bronze statue. The wound bled but stop on its own. It has been 18 hours There is redness. Is it infected?

I cut my hand on a bronze statue. The wound bled but stop on its own. It has been 18 hours There is redness. Is it infected?

Too early: The redness you see after 18 hours is likely just inflammation. Infection, if it occurs, will be evident in 2-3 days. If it is progressing, have a Dr examine ...Read more

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Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.

Old injury: It is likely that this could be a consequence of an old injury that went unnoticed. Inflammation or injury to the tendons is probably the cause of ongoing pain. See a hand physiotherapist. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with two puncture holes in the top of my hand with a little redness around them. Could this be a spider bite?

Yes, quite likely: Yes, it is very likely that you have a spider bite or some type of bug bite.

I would watch it closely, and if any redness starts spreading, immediately seek medical attention, as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have have 7 very tiny bites on my palm of my hand in the shape of a crescent. What are they from? Visible punctin, itchy. Area is red and puffy

I have have 7 very tiny bites on my palm of my hand in the shape of a crescent. What are they from? Visible punctin, itchy. Area is red and puffy

Exam needed: I am concerned about a hand infection (cellulitis) in view of the redness and swelling. It may be more of an allergic reaction than an infection, but either way it should be evaluated and treated. If your physician can't see you tonight, head to the hospital emergency room. ...Read more

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I have red small dots on my hands, palm, and my body. It looks like they filled with blood. They don't itch but it is rough to the touch. What is it?

I have red small dots on my hands, palm, and my body. It looks like they filled with blood. They don't itch but it is rough to the touch. What is it?

Skin lesions: These lesions could be cherry hemangiomas. These could be benign. But its recommended to see a skin specialist to get evaluated for possibility of skin cancers. ...Read more

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My son appeared this morning with red blotches around his feet especially the soles and some on the palms of his hand - what could it mean he has got?

My son appeared this morning with red blotches around his feet especially the soles and some on the palms of his hand - what could it mean he has got?

Rash on palms, soles: See a doctor, but some possible diagnoses:
rocky mountain spotted fever (specially on the wrists);
hand, foot, and mouth disease caused by coxsackie a virus;
kawasaki. ...Read more

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Red and white rash on palms of my hands?

Red and white rash on palms of my hands?

Rash: 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

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What causes sudden onset of red and swollen palms of hands and feet?

What causes sudden onset of red and swollen palms of hands and feet?

Many things can: Swelling in the hands and the feet is a common occurrence that has a variety of possible triggers. The most common possibility is idiopathic edema, which occurs when excess fluid builds up in the body, with no specific trigger or cause.

Idiopathic edema is generally more common in women than in men, and is often accompanied by unexplained sodium retention. ...Read more

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Why do the palm of my hands turn red and blotchy only when to my sides?

Why do the palm of my hands turn red and blotchy only when to my sides?

Surface contacts?: The redness may be from contacting surfaces that is irritating the skin, especially if it is only on the side. Keep track of what you may be leaning against or touching throughout the day. Wash hands well. But if it continues, you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more