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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Red Hands

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Irritated red hands after going out and getting paraffin treatment?

Irritated red hands after going out and getting paraffin treatment?

Contact dermatitits: The hands can either be irritated by the wax itself, creating a local skin irritation wherever contact with the substance was made. Otherwise, it could be a reaction to the heat of the bath which could have caused a low grade burn in more severe cases. ...Read more

Red Hands (Definition)

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Why do I have red hands?

Why do I have red hands?

Uncertain: Is skin overly dry? Dermatitis? Raynaud's? You would likely need to be assessed to determine the reason. ...Read more

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How to get help for child's red hands?

How to get help for child's red hands?

See below: If it is eczema, use moisturizing ointments multiple times a day on you hands to keep moisture in. Also, steroid creams can help reduce inflammation. The 3 first rules for eczema care per dr. Ronald hanson of phoenix children's hospital (who edits the largest pediatric derm book) are: 1) moisturizing, 2) moisturizing, and 3) moisturizing! ...Read more

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How can I cure my red hands in winter?

See below: If it is eczema, use moisturizing ointments multiple times a day on you hands to keep moisture in. Also, steroid creams can help reduce inflammation. The 3 first rules for eczema care per dr. Ronald hanson of phoenix children's hospital (who edits the largest pediatric derm book) are: 1) moisturizing, 2) moisturizing, and 3) moisturizing! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Red hands?

What is the definition or description of: Red hands?

Red hands: Red hands can be associated with Raynaud's Disease.
See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/raynauds-disease/basics/symptoms/con-20022916. ...Read more

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Red hands burning

What: what's your questin. What Causes yor red hands mess, hot or cold weather??? ...Read more

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What causes the red hands and tingling?

Possibities: Color change may be Raynaud's, tingling may be vascular or carpal tunnel syndrome. See a hand specialist for further answers. ...Read more

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Why do I have red hands during the winter months? They are either very cold, which is typical, and occasionally they are very hot. I'm not a diabetic.

Why do I have red hands during the winter months? They are either very cold, which is typical, and occasionally they are very hot. I'm not a diabetic.

Hyperemic Response: In many individuals cold exposure to the hands causes the vessels to dilate and a hyperemic response occurs. The result is usually very warm, very red skin changes. It can be the body’s response to cold where the tissues can become ischemic with build-up of toxins due to the decreased circulation. This response helps wash toxins away and the tissue to recover. ...Read more

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What causes blotchy purple and red hands?

Raynaud's phenomenon: Raynaud's phenomenon is a vasospastic disorder causing discoloration of the fingers, toes, and occasionally other areas. Named after french physician maurice raynaud (1834–1881), the phenomenon is believed to be the result of vasospasms that decrease blood supply to the respective regions. Stress and cold are classic triggers. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dry red hands?

See below: If it is eczema, use moisturizing ointments multiple times a day on you hands to keep moisture in. Also, steroid creams can help reduce inflammation. The 3 first rules for eczema care per dr. Ronald hanson of phoenix children's hospital (who edits the largest pediatric derm book) are: 1) moisturizing, 2) moisturizing, and 3) moisturizing! ...Read more

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I often suffer from extremely hot, and very red hands, but it can happen at anytime for no particular reason. Do you have any ideas as to why?

I often suffer from extremely hot, and very red hands, but it can happen at anytime for no particular reason. Do you have any ideas as to why?

Raymauds: Raynaud's phenomenon (rp) is a condition resulting in a particular series of discolorations of the fingers and/or the toes after exposure to changes in temperature (cold or hot) or emotional events. Skin discoloration occurs because an abnormal spasm of the blood vessels causes a diminished blood supply to the local tissues. ...Read more

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I have very swollen/ red hands all the time for the last 3 yrs. When I put pressure on them they turn white. What could be underlying causes?

I have very swollen/ red hands all the time for the last 3 yrs. When I put pressure on them they turn white. What could be underlying causes?

Increased blood flow: Swelling with redness, the latter being blanchable, could be a sign of increased vascularity. The fact that you have been living with this for many years indicates that it is not an acute process but still should be inspected by your physician to make sure that your bp, joints, inflammation markers, etc are all ok and not causing what you are describing. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Do you think its disgusting if a girl has sweaty red hands?

Do you think its disgusting if a girl has sweaty red hands?

Red sweaty palms: Doctors shold not get disgusted. They should try to find if there is a reason for this and help her. ...Read more

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Hot &red hands since 2days ;pt 20y no history of thyroid?

Go see your doctor: Erythema(redness) should be checked. They need to do blood work to rule out a systemic problem ...Read more

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How to cure extremely dry, cracked, peeling, red hands?

?allergy: Take a good look at what you are coming in contact with during your day. Obviously avoid anything that irritates your hands. And you always need to wonder if you are allergic to something. You may need to see a dermatologist for allergy patch testing. ...Read more

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Symptoms of endocarditis? Is always fever present or could stay endocarditis without fever? Constanly very red hands could be a symptom? Thanks

Symptoms of endocarditis? Is always fever present or could stay endocarditis without fever? Constanly very red hands could be a symptom? Thanks

Endocarditis: Fever occurs in >95% of patients with infective endocarditis. Not sure why you are speculating about having this disease, but red palms are in no way specific or even common in patients with endocarditis. Stay well and listen to your doctors. Good luck. ...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?

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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My 66 yrs old husband has swelled red hands that have blistered and cracked open. He has done nothing unusual or new he has been soaking them and wrapping them with gauze because of the oozing they are painful and itchy

My 66 yrs old husband has swelled red hands that have blistered and cracked open. He has done nothing unusual or new he has been soaking them and wrapping them with gauze because of the oozing they are painful and itchy

He : He may have hand dermatitis, also known as eczema. Typically, this creates red, scaly, cracked, and sometimes fissured hands and fingers. I would see a dermatologist who can prescribe a topical steroid cream and other medication to help improve this. It is also important to get looked at because other skin conditions can present this way such as psoriasis, fungal infections, etc. ...Read more

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Blotchy red hands that itch swell and burn it's only on one part of my hand close to my thumb but on both hands could this be something serious?

Not serious: Hand dermatitis. Related to wet work, food handling, hair dressing, ect. Need warm gloves in winter. Need frequent hand cream. A dr can prescribe a steroid ointment for you. ...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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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 factors, such as a contact irritant, an underlying psoriatic condition possible, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Echo 6mnths ago fine, ctangio in november fine. New echo concluded "possibly fistula". No fever, urine normal but lower volume, ekgnormal, blood count normal, red hands. Cud it be endocarditis? Txs a lot

Echo 6mnths ago fine, ctangio in november fine. New echo concluded "possibly fistula". No fever, urine normal but lower volume, ekgnormal, blood count normal, red hands. Cud it be endocarditis? Txs a lot

No: Endocarditis usually cause fever and sweating, hematuria which u don't have. Echocardiogram did not reveal any valvular infection so endocarditis was ruled out. It raised the suspicion of a fistula. Not sure what fistula. Cta usually can show the fistula. ...Read more

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14 yr old son having dizzy spells, fatigue, pulse of 50, low blood pressure. Chronic red hands which when squeezed take about 8 seconds to go normal?

14 yr old son having dizzy spells, fatigue, pulse of 50, low blood pressure. Chronic red hands which when squeezed take about 8 seconds to go normal?

Worrisome: Your description is very worrisome for a serious medical problem. I assume he has already seen a physician? If not, he belongs in the Emergency Room. A broad range of serious illnesses could present this way. With such a limited amount of information it's not possible to give any meaningful advice other than his condition needs immediate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more