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Skin Conditions On Palms Of Hands
Sir, from 2 years im getting skin diseases like wart, black patches and white dots over hand .. Is skin diseases symptoms of diabetes?
How do you tell ringworm from other skin conditions on ur hands n fingers? My cats possibly came in contact don't have it n im worried about gettin it
Typical appearance..: Ringworm is very easily obtained from cats. Remember it is not a worm but a fungal infection. The lesions have a very characteristic appearance and are itchy, and respond well to over the counter anti-fungal creams (Clotrimazole, Terbinafine, etc), but should be treated for a full two weeks at least to ensure resolution. Topical treatments work for all ringworm except those in the scalp. ...Read more
One idea ... : I've learned i can't second-guess rashes without seeing them in person, but read about dishydrotic eczema / pompholyx and see whether you might not have this. Just my thought. ...Read more
YEs: See a dermatologist, but yes skin biopsies are done on the palm if there is need and concern. ...Read more
My hands get sweaty in the inner palms and parts go white. If I scratch the white parts then layers of my skin come off.. What is causing this?
May be: hyperhidrosis- water/fluid accumulation under the skin- must be examined, preferably by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Is there a difference between the top of the hands and the palm of the hands when it comes to skin protective properties?
Pretty: Similar, but your palms appear redder because of increased blood flow due to more sensory nerves, so you sense better objects with your palms. Lips pretty close up there. ...Read more
Many causes: See a hand surgeon for eval. Most hand tumors are benign. ...Read more
The palm of my hand was hurting I figured it was cause of my crutches,when I looked I have a small lump under my skin kind of dark is it a bloodclot?
How long can HIV survive outside the body? Is it small enough to be absorbed into the skin? How thick is the palm of the hands in forms of protecting?
I have a small dot under my skin on the palm of my hand, it's red but not itchy and been there for over a year. I'm really worried. Some advice please?
Suspect hemangioma: This sound like a hemagioma which is benign. You can clarfiy with your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more
The skin in my palms and hands in general would suddenly itch no matter how much lotion i apply. Also my palms and knuckles are reddish in colour. Why?
On both the palms of my hands I have noticed my skin is rottening away and i don't know what it is?
See below: Try a moisturising cream. If it continues, see your family doctor. ...Read more
None that I know of.: But i recommend you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hand-dermatitis?: Red sores all over the palm of hands are more often caused by a contact allergy, hand-dermatitis (eczema), or infections such as scabies. The diagnosis is needed as the treatment will differ based on the cause. A certain virus can cause sores on the hands as a part of hand-foot-mouth disease. Please make an appointment to see your doctor, as early as possible. ...Read more
Sometimes get really itchy palms on both hands but not red and not always dry skin..What can it be?
I'm 23 years old and constantly have a patch of dry itchy skin on the palms of both my hands what could it be??
Can HIV be transmitted by touching urine with the palm of your hands? No breaks in the skin. Even the tiniest amount of fluid?
No: But there are other ways of infection. ...Read more
My boyfiend hit me accidentaly with the hand(palm) in the back of the head, i don t have pain, just fell sleppy.Shoud i visit er?
Yes.: Yes, you should go to the er as soon as possible. Also, i wonder if it was an accident or something that has happened before? Perhaps you should speak with a domestic violence counselor if it is something that happens frequently. ...Read more
In regards to HIV having access to the bloodstream, isn't the skin on the palm of the hands different from the other skin on the body? Isn't it thin?
Skin on the palms of the hands is no more susceptible to acquisition of HIV infection than any other area. Hiv is simply not transmitted in this fashion, and it is not very easy to get. You need either unprotected sex with an hiv+ person with a high viral load, sharing of needles or blood or body parts. You may find this website helpful
www.Onhealth.Com/human_immunodeficiency_virus_hiv_aids/article.Htm. ...Read more
An estimated 2% to 10% of the general population is affected by hand dermatitis.
20% to 35% of all dermatitis affects the hands.
9% to 35% of all occupational disease and up to 80% or more of all occupational contact dermatitis. Five occupations were responsible for more than 60% of these cases:
1Housekeeper, 2-Bricklayer, 3-Worker in metallurgic or mechanical industry, 4-Hairdresser, 5health care ...Read more
Can be: It could also just be dry skin. The fact it is excessive kind of implies to me that you are unable to control the condition to your liking. Therefore, i wold recommend a visit to the dermatologist who likely will be able to help solve your problem or keep it at bay and minimize it. (sometimes if hands exposed to excess water like when doing dishes or harsh checmical this can also occur.). ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
My suggestion...: My suggestion is to go and see your primary care doctor who can determine the need of a specialist intervention. Depending on what this is it could be something that can only be observed and followed, maybe it may need a Dermatologist evaluation or a Hand Surgeon. It all depends on what it is, how big it is and where it is located specifically in the palm of your hand. ...Read more
Can you catch HIV from touching HIV infected urine with the palm of the hands? No breaks in the skin.
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- Skin rash on palms of hands
- Cracked skin on palms of hands
- Scaly skin on palms of hands
- Dry flaky skin on palms of hands
- Dry peeling skin on palms of hands
- Hard lump under skin on palm of hand
- White spots under skin on palms of hands
- Small lumps under skin on palm of hand
- Skin peeling on palm of hands