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What does red, itchy, painful feet and hands mean?

What does red, itchy, painful feet and hands mean?

Depends: Usually either eczema, but could also be an allergy, would see a dermatologist to sort out. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have hand redness?

What does it mean if I have hand redness?

Could mean 100s: Of different things. Question must be considered in context of complete history and phys exam. ...Read more

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Does simultaneous swelling minus pain and redness in cephalic veins in BOTH hands mean something scary like a blood clot??

Does simultaneous swelling minus pain and redness in cephalic veins in BOTH hands mean something scary like a blood clot??

No: It rarely means a blood clot. Swelling in both hands is usually something generalized, not just in the arms. It can occur in a variety of conditions. ...Read more

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Hands get red and hot at night. What does this mean?

Hands get red and hot at night. What does this mean?

Raynauds 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. May also be an autoimmune issue. See dr. For an evaluation if persisits. ...Read more

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The tops of my hands are red a lot of the time. What does this mean?

The tops of my hands are red a lot of the time. What does this mean?

Granuloma annulare?: Given you have diabetes might be granuloma annulare. See below for general information. (although multiple other possibilities including dermatitis, dermatomyositis etc).

http://www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/granuloma-annulare

To get a specific diagnosis need to consult a doctor licensed in your area and either examine or show pictures. All the best ...Read more

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What does it mean if the top of my hands feel like sand paper and is red and blotchy?

What does it mean if the top of my hands feel like sand paper and is red and blotchy?

Irritation to area: It is most likely due to dryness or other irritations to the area. Frequent hand washings can dry out the skin as well as contacting irritant such as soap, cleaners, etc. Moisturize the skin frequently. But be aware that some moisturizers can also irritant sensitive skin. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have red itchy dots on your hands and feet?

What does it mean if you have red itchy dots on your hands and feet?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have. If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up. If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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My son appeared this morning with red blotches around his feet especially the soles and some on the palms of his hand - what could it mean he has got?

My son appeared this morning with red blotches around his feet especially the soles and some on the palms of his hand - what could it mean he has got?

Rash on palms, soles: See a doctor, but some possible diagnoses:
rocky mountain spotted fever (specially on the wrists);
hand, foot, and mouth disease caused by coxsackie a virus;
kawasaki. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my hands swell, feel tight and turn red?

What does it mean when my hands swell, feel tight and turn red?

Joint, soft tissue: There can be a lot of reasons. You could have arthritis issues. You could have neurologic issues such as carpal tunnel. You could have vascular issues. You could have endocrine issues. You need to discuss these and other possibilities with your physician and get the appropriate evaluation ...Read more

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What does it means to have like 12 red points patch in my hand only in my left hand posterior part not in the palm?

What does it means to have like 12 red points patch in my hand only in my left hand posterior part not in the palm?

Does not: Mean anything. It could just be contact dermatitis or sensitivity. Have to correlate with clinical signs and symptoms to piece the puzzle together to come to a diagnosis. Take pictures and observe for now. If worried, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Whenever I'm standing up for just a few minutes my feet & hands get really red and feel swollen. What does this mean?

Whenever I'm standing up for just a few minutes my feet & hands get really red and feel swollen. What does this mean?

Unusual symptom: JennaM,

Your symptoms are a bit unusual and could be related to a variety of conditions. I would strongly recommend you see your medical provider and have him/her evaluate the condition. If the symptoms occur within minutes, your medical provider should be able to observe them to determine if there is any concern and decide if further testing is indicated. ...Read more

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If you've been outside in the cold for a while and your hands are numb/ or burning and bright red and freezing to the touch does it mean frost bite?

If you've been outside in the cold for a while and your hands are numb/ or burning and bright red and freezing to the touch does it mean frost bite?

Yes: In frostbite skin becomes very cold and red, then numb, hard and pale. Frostbite is most common on the fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks and chin. You can treat very mild frostbite with first-aid measures, including rewarming your skin. All other frostbite requires medical attention because it can damage skin, tissues, muscle and bones. ...Read more

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Hands (around knuckles and fingers not palms) become blotchy red/darker red/white every now and then. Possibly temp / sun related. What does this mean?

Hands (around knuckles and fingers not palms) become blotchy red/darker red/white every now and then. Possibly temp / sun related. What does this mean?

Probably vascular: This "appearance" is probably a vascular (circulation) issue. There is certainly no reason for concern since I do not believe this is associated with any medical disorder (s) Try asking again and attach some photos!!
Hope this helps
BTW Is this related to COLD Temperature??? That may be significant!

Dr Z ...Read more

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What could cause burning inside the top of my hands off and on that leaves redness?

What could cause burning inside the top of my hands off and on that leaves redness?

Likely dermatitis: This sounds like a contact dermatitis from a substance you're coming in contact with like a hand cream or soap or a set of gloves you are using. See your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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There is a redness on the palms of my hands most of the time. What is causeing the palms of my hands to be Red most of the time?

There is a redness on the palms of my hands most of the time. What is causeing the palms of my hands to be Red most of the time?

Mutiple causes: You really need a complete physical exam and blood testing: sometimes this is involuntary vasomotor instability (similar to blushing); however it can also be related to other issues. ...Read more