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Red Hands (Definition)

Red hands is a symptom in which a person's hands are redder than normal. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, inflammation, infection, hormonal changes, nerve problems, ...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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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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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 different factors, such as a contact irritant, an underlying psoriatic condition possible, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes blotchy purple and red hands?

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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I have very swollen/ red hands all of 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 of 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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