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Red Palm Hands
Red circular palm/hand lesions itchy itchy soles random swelling fingers always tired no energy. Negative Lyme & syphilis tst. Occurring for 12 weeks?
Well: How long have you been on doxycylline? Since this is not likely an essential drug, you should check with your doctor to see if can discontinue it for a couple of weeks. Otherwise you need further work up. ...Read more
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
Is there a connection between red hot hands (palms, fingers) and dysautonomia - sometimes they get red and hot especially in warmer temps.?
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
Tiny skinny red veins on palm of. Hands that show some times more than others? Is this concerning?
Involuntary: This is often referred to as vasomotor instability: it is involuntary, like blushing, or flushing of skin. Veins are blue. Capillaries are red. ...Read more
Pregnant. I noticed a tiny red dot on palm of hand, appears to be under skin. Has been there for about 2 weeks. What could it be?
Visualize: Without seeing the reason I do not think we will be able to comment on the possible cause. Consider scheduling a virtual visit and attaching an image with one of our primary care doctors ...Read more
What medication can I take for this desease coxsackie the small red blisters on palm of hand and bottom of feat is itchin alot?
Pompholyx?: Read about dyshidrotic eczema and see if this matches. If so, the treatment varies depending on the severity. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have red spots on palms of hands under skin. hands feel warm & tight; skin peeling slightly. No fever or itching. some type of dermatitis?
Red spots on palms: Some of the causes of red spots on your palms include dyshidrotic eczema (pompholyx), contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, fungal infection, psoriasis, syphilis, and rocky mountain spotted fever, a tick-borne illness that can cause rash on the palms. You really should be evaluated by a doctor. ...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
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