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Red Lines On Palms 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
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
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
My two year old at night lately has been itching his palm, then constantly puts his hand out for me to help. But no bumps or redness. Help!!!
Worth a try: Cool compresses or a mild OTC hydrocortizone cream are often effective in decreasing itching. ...Read more
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
I've been having this warm sensation at the palms of my hands and feet these 2 nights. No redness or sign of swelling. Just the heat sensation. Help!
My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times. What causes this?
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.?
Has persisted for 24 hours symptoms include itching of palms and soles of feet bumps in groups on heel of hand none on feet no redness tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine)?
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
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
Waking up to swollen, stiff, painful hands, redness in palms and finger pads. Taking Aleve (naproxen) and using heat. Swelling goes down after a few hours.?
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
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
The palms of my hands get hot and red sometimes during the day. What could cause this? What type of dr wld I see?
See rheumatologist: See your primary doctor and get referral to rheumatologist ...Read more
See below: Any rash should be evaluated face-to-face, which is rather difficult to do over the internet:). ...Read more
I have one little red circle in the palm of my hand that apeared this morning. What might this be?
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
Sometimes palms of my hands get red with white tiny circles or blotchy (sausage like). No other symptoms. Goes away after a little. Cause?
How do you distinguish a real janeway lesion? Since 1month have red hands, no painful. When I push my palms the red dissapear and appears 2 seconds later
Not Janeway: Janeway lesions do not blanch, meaning that when you press on them, they do not disappear. ...Read more
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
See your doctor: Your doctor will have to examine your skin personally to make the correct diagnosis. ...Read more
Normal.: Looks like sausage hands? Don't worry about it. ...Read more
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
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?
Pain in rt hand small finger for month. Pains while bending the finger. No sign of redness or deformity. No history of injury.
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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