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I need to know what is vasculitis and why does it cause red itchy hands and feet?

I need to know what is vasculitis and why does it cause red itchy hands and feet?

See details: There are numerous types of vasculitis but the common feature is inflammation of blood vessels. Some types of vasculitis can cause rashes. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Mgt: Some possible causes include an allergic reaction, Kawasaki's disease and strep A. I would recommend that she be seen by her PCP. Please check her temperature and keep her well hydrated. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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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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?

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?

Skin desquamation...: ...can be produced by several factors secondary to inflammation- infection (like in strep and staph secondary to some toxins they produce...exfoliatin), fungal infections can produce peeling too as atopic dermatitis can... ...Read more

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What causes deep itchy burning feeling with red splotches on hands and feet?

What causes deep itchy burning feeling with red splotches on hands and feet?

Allergies: This condition appears to be an allergic reaction to something internal or external and the use of benadryl (causes drowsiness) or claritin (nondrowsy) May help. If you cannot identify triggers, consult an allergist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause red blotchy swollen hands and feet?

What could cause red blotchy swollen hands and feet?

Allergic reaction: This is probably caused by an allergic reaction to either food, a drug you are taking, or something you came in contact with. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about non itchy red bumps on hands and feet?

Should I be concerned about non itchy red bumps on hands and feet?

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

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16-year-old with sudden onset of burning, itching, bright red hands and feet that sometimes tingle. What could it be?

Multiple answers: This could be due to a medication the child is taking; overexposure to the sun; an allergic reaction to food as this is some form of allergic reaction with a vascular-blood vessel condition. Please see your pediatrician for the exact reason. ...Read more

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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

Chest pain: Heart pain always lasts more than two seconds. The pain isn't likely heart related. Should see your doc to discuss red hands and feet. Anxiety about heart not necessary. ...Read more

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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.?

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

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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?

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?

Doesn't need to be: An allergic reaction, we are allowed to have other rashes too not related to drugs or foods, rash needs to be examined, with good history, please check with his doctor ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

See details: Was the itching present before the Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) was started? If not, consider the possibility of an allergic reaction to Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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I have little red bumps on my hands and feet that hurt. What is this?

I have little red bumps on my hands and feet that hurt. What is this?

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

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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?

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?

The foot symptoms: Are that of neuropathy. I am not sure if the red spots on your hand are related or a separate issue. Either way, a doctors visit is prudent to deal with the neuropathy and help find its cause and provide a treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have red and swollen hand and my feet feel warm for 3 days.?

What should I do if I have red and swollen hand and my feet feel warm for 3 days.?

Urgent Care: If your hand is red and swollen there is the possibility of an infection. This should be evaluated today. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have really small red bumps on my hands and feet and scalp and they ictch and burn the tiniest bit...What is it??

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

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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.

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

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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.

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.

Different cause: You're itching at this point is probably not related to the poison ivy.You should see a medical doctor since there can be internal causes of pruritus better known as itching. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Herpangina: A virus called coxsackie causes hand foot and mouth disease. Look for ulcers in the mouth. The little bumps are called vesicles -- usually red base and fluid-filled. These areas can be painful. Keep her hydrated and see a pediatrician. ...Read more

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Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?

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