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Redness Of Palms
My 4 year old daughter has redness in palm and sole after taking cefpodoxim proaxitil for ottiis externa.what to do?
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. ?
Lesion: 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
Red pa;lms: Red itchy palms are tough to deal with but it is unlikely that it caused by hormones. The problems with your hands are likely to get worse, not better, if you don't go and see your doctor soon. He/she may be able to help you but you might need a referral to Rheumatologist. ...Read more
Maybe...: ...Or it could be a reaction to harsh soaps or chemicals. Or it could indicate an internal problem. It is impossible to know for sure without an examination, and possibly some tests. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Red blotchy palms. I heard its a sign of liver disease. How do they test that? I'm a 24 year old male.
Blood tests: See doc. History of iv, nasal drug use? Asian born or family history of hepatitis? Family history of liver disease? Use of drugs, anabolic steroids, herbals, supplements, alcohol? If not, unlikely liver disease. Exam will reveal if signs of liver trouble, including if your palms are worrisome. Lab tests confirm if liver trouble or not. If so, more evaluation and rx ahead. If not, likely relax. ...Read more
14 year old very active boy woke up thursday morning with red blotches palms and some on feet. What could this be? It is not itchy or painful.
Skin infection : When there are red and raised areas on the palms and soles it could be a fungal infection that started with the feet that spread to the hands from touching the feet. Warts can be asymptotic and can be on both the palms or the soles. Hyperhidrosis or really sweaty palms and soles can be another cause. At 14, alot of changes going on, hormonal effects can play a roll as well. Take him to see his dr. ...Read more
Contact , irritant: The hands are prone to irritation and allergic sensitization especially when one washes one's hands too frequently. Your palm problem may be due to irritation from scented or antibacterial soaps especially if you wash you hands often . Or it may be due to allergic sensitization to a contact allergens such as the latex in latex gloves. Patch tested to a panel of potential allergens may help. ...Read more