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Redness Of Hands And Feet
My 3 year old granddaughter woke up this morning with red swollen hands and feet and a rash (raised bumps) all over her body. Suggestions what it is?
I have itchy red swollen hands and feet. My feet are so bad I cannot walk my toes look like sausages my fingers are the same?
Toddler red peeling hands and feet (2 weeks) doctor says caused by Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) but says can't do anything about it. Is that correct? We just wait? She ok?
Have it evaluated.: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I have red, swollen, painful hands/wrists, feet/ankles. Not sure why. I've been having an allergic reaction to something lately if it matters.?
I suggest: You be evaluated by your pcp. There are many conditions that can cause these symptoms. See your dr. Asap. ...Read more
I get very sharp heart pain that lasts about 2 seconds, not brought on by exercise, but I have red hands and feet. I have anxiety, is this bad? Thanks
Purple/red hands and feet, look like corned beef and very cold. Feels lightheaded often especially when standing up, even when getting up Very Slowly.?
Sympathetic tone: Your symptoms may be due to a benign condition, or it could be the result of a serious underlying problem. Seek the advice of your doctor for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
My dad has red blotchy hands, feet and inner thighs. He is allergic to penicillin but hasn't had any, and hasn't had any new food or drink. Any ideas?
I have had burning red hands and feet for 3 weeks even hot to touch, now they are not hot but the skin is peeling as well as from knees and elbows?
Dermatitis: Your symptoms certainly warrant an evaluation by a dr. A dermatologist specializes in skin conditions and it appears you definitely have some dermatitis that may be caused by several different factors, such as a contact irritant, an underlying psoriatic condition possible, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more
I'm 27 w/autoimmune something- they have me on plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) I also get red hot itchy hands/feet, said possible vasculitis? No rash can I die from this
Is this lupus, red, hot, hands &feet, bells palsy, low iron, b12, d, thiroid failed, enemic, high b p, lost teeth at 20s am 52 left underarm pain chronic fatigue?
Fatigue: You have numerous symptoms and there are many possibilities. Keep visiting your doctor to sort out what is happening to you and how to proceed with treatment. ...Read more
Have mouth ulcers, red bumps on hands and feet. Right ear is a little draining and 101.6 fever. My DR appt in two days. Should I go to ER or wait?
Coxsackie Virus: Also called Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease. The contagious disease is typically moderate, and nearly all patients recover in 7 to 14 days without any medical treatment. If concerned, see your GP for exam. ...Read more
I have small canker sores in my mouth and tonsils, Now red bumps on hands/feet. No fever, not itchy. Ear hurts a little too. Any idea?
Herpangina: Probably hand, foot and mouth disease. Should be examined for definitive diagnosis ...Read more
Is it possible to tell the difference visually between ppp and dh? My ppp has clear fluid not yellow. Chronic pain, inflammation, redness hands feet.
Define PPP and DH: If this is urine - we can visualize it but we also have other urine testing and then testing of you. Clear urine usually suggests it is not concentrated but this may reflect that you are well hydrated and nothing bad. I may be defining you abbrevations incorrectly ppp and dh. ...Read more
Allergy or Virus:
It can be an allergic reaction or a viral rash like hand, foot, and mouth disease which is causing appearance of the small red bumps.
If it is allergic take some oral antihistamine medications like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or loratadine.
Apply some calamine lotion at the rash as it will help in soothing the skin.
If symptoms persist get an evaluation done by a dermatologist. Treatment can be then started. ...Read more
I have small light red spots on my hands and feet it feels like im stepping on hot sand or like little needles are poking my feet. What could this be?
Urgent Care: If your hand is red and swollen there is the possibility of an infection. This should be evaluated today. ...Read more
Non raised red blotchy rash on hands and feet so itchy keeping me awake all night been a week now dr says viral rash can they itch and what can I do?
I have been ta been taking phenoxymethylpenicillin for four days now I have a flat red blotchy rash on hands and feet and it burns I'm also 12wks preg?
??? allergic rxn???: Penicillins are safe in pregnancy but you could still be allergic to it. I would stop taking it; take 25mg of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (it may make you sleepy, so don't drive); call & show rash to your ob. If having shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, call 911 immediately & inform your ob. There are many antibiotics which can safely be substituted in pregnancy. Let your OB decide if allergy or just a rxn. ...Read more
I have really small red bumps on my hands and feet and scalp and they ictch and burn the tiniest bit...What is it??
Rash & itching: This could be scabis but it is hard to tell without seeing it. It is best if you see your 1ry care physician or dermatologist for proper diagnosis & treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
Can you please tell me why I get red itchy and swollen hands and feet? Some times they go numb as well and I get pins and needles in them too.
Dematitis? More info: You should see a MD to diagnose as there are many possibilities. Hand dermatitis (aka hand eczema) o/f results from a combination of causes, i.e. genetic makeup, injury (contact with irritants) & allergy.Psoriasis is possible. Primary Erythromelalgia develops spontaneously w/o any underlying disease. Secondary erythromelalgia can develop due to diseases like MS, lupus or DM. So see a dermatologist ...Read more
I have had poison ivy, all lesions healed and gone, then a itching and flaming red skin started on hands and feet, legs, butt, not external.
My daughter had tiny red spots on her hands and feet. They are sore she is getting small liquid filled bumps all over including her ears. They hurt?
Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?
Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician. If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment. In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
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