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What is the definition or description of: Blue hands?

What is the definition or description of: Blue hands?

Blue hands: Hands may take on blue color due to decreased circulation, low blood oxygen level or in response to very cold temperatures. ...Read more

Blue Hands (Definition)

Hands may take on blue color due to decreased circulation, low blood oxygen level or in response ...Read more


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Blue hands in the morning? Could it be just from sleeping on top of my hands?

Blue hands in the morning? Could it be just from sleeping on top of my hands?

That's one cause: That is one benign explanation but you should be concerned about more serious problems ranging from high-grade blood vessel narrowing or poor heart function. ...Read more

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16wks pregnant, bad back, blue hands (not cold or hot) with headaches should I get checked urgently or wait for appointment next week?

16wks pregnant, bad back, blue hands (not cold or hot) with headaches should I get checked urgently or wait for appointment next week?

Those are all: Symptoms of normal pregnancy. Though I would definitely keep that appointment -- even if for peace of mind. God knows you have enough problems to worry about without having to worry about the baby itself. Enjoy the ride and congratulations. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My daughter gets blue hands and blue feet when she gets cold is that raunauds?

My daughter gets blue hands and blue feet when she gets cold is that raunauds?

Yes: Raynaud's syndrome (or blanching of the limbs) is exactly what you describe. However this is not a disease--it is a syndrome which can be caused by multiple disorders. This needs evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more

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My granddaughter has blue hands and feet when she is in the bath. Is that normal?

My granddaughter has blue hands and feet when she is in the bath. Is that normal?

Acrocyanosis: The vascular systems of young children are notoriously hyper reactive. Pallor or blueness results from rapid shunting of blood toward the vital organs when the body is chilled. As long as there is no associated blueness of the lips and tongue, this is likely nothing of concern. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my granddaughter has blue hands and feet when she is in the bath?

What do you suggest if my granddaughter has blue hands and feet when she is in the bath?

Probably normal: It can be normal for an infant to do this if they are cold. If her lips are not blue, then she's probably fine. I'd have your daughter discuss it with their pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have been randomly getting blue hands on and off not due to cold. It has now spread to my hands and feet and still random. Also have a tight chest?

I have been randomly getting blue hands on and off not due to cold. It has now spread to my hands and feet and still random. Also have a tight chest?

Raynaud's Phenomenon: The symptoms you describe are suggestive of Raynaud's Phenomenon. This can be Primary or Secondary. Meaning, if secondary, it may be related to other conditions such as certain types of arthritis and even SLE (Lupus). Some medications can also contribute to this. It is best to see your Primary physician or a HealthTap Consultant to delineate further care. Wish you well! ...Read more

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12 months old with 2 day history of high temps awoke from a longer than usual nap with blue hands feet lips and nose?

12 months old with 2 day history of high temps awoke from a longer than usual nap with blue hands feet lips and nose?

Get checked out: Body makes fever by decreasing blood flow to skin and thus keeps the heat in the body. So the blue hands/feet/nose may jsut be a result of this movement of blood flow away form skin. However, when you start talking about blue lips, and certianly if inside of mouth (ie tongue...) is bluish, this is emergency and needs to get checked out right away. ...Read more

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Random blue hands while warm, tight chest, short of breath, sore neck, throbbing heart. 17wks pregnant. Worrisome symptoms?

Random blue hands while warm, tight chest, short of breath, sore neck, throbbing heart. 17wks pregnant. Worrisome symptoms?

Play it safe: See your obstetrician and see a cardiologist who has experience with pregnant patients. The assessment of your symptoms should reveal the underlying cause and will suggest the treatment. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for a purple/blue finger nail?

What's the best treatment for a purple/blue finger nail?

Cyanosis: Cyanosis can be a manifestation of a systemic diease
see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hand stress injuries?

What is the best treatment for hand stress injuries?

Change activities: We really need more info to be more helpful. What kind of injuries? What is your job activities? ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hand tremors?

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What is the best treatment for hand tremors?

Hand tremors: This depends on identifying the cause & correcting that, such as thyroid disease, parkinson disease, alcohol or drugs. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a heat blister on the hand?

Puncture it: Take a pin and sterilize it with a match and then wipe off with alcohol. Poke one or two holes in the blister, but do not peel the blister off. This will drain the blister, but leave the outer skin as a protective covering. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for tinea on heels as well as on the hands?

What is the best treatment for tinea on heels as well as on the hands?

Apply antifungal on: Your hands and apply to heels. Now you just medicated both regions. Assuming your DX is correct. ...Read more

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My two year old has eczema on his hands. What is the best treatment?

My two year old has eczema on his hands. What is the best treatment?

Lotions: The best thing to start with is a thick lotion like aquaphor or eucerin. Even plain vaseline can be helpful. If those are not working, your child should be seen by their doctor as he might need a prescription strength ointment. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a burn on my hand? I burned my hand on an oven rack while taking a pie out the oven. It hasn't blistered yet, I'm not sure that it will either. What is the best treatment to help with the pain and avoid potential scarring?

What is the best treatment for a burn on my hand? I burned my hand on an oven rack while taking a pie out the oven. It hasn't blistered yet, I'm not sure that it will either. What is the best treatment to help with the pain and avoid potential scarring?

1st degree burn: If you have had time to write on healthtap without blistering it is unlikely it will do so. It is unlikely to scar either even though mild a large hand burn should still be checked cool compresses or aveno should make it feel better take antiinflammatories like tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil to help w oth pain. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for right hand thenar muscle injury?

What is the best treatment for right hand thenar muscle injury?

Rest, splint: Unusual orthopedic question as isolated thenar muscle injuries are unusual. If that is really your diagnosis (not a hook of hamate fracture or other) than my treatment would be a removable thumb spica splint, nsaids and rest from further injury. If pain continued after2-3 wks and mechanism of injury warranted it, repeat x-rays (including carpal tunnel view) or consider further radiologic studies. ...Read more

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Very dry cracked hands, what is the best treatment for this. I have heard some chemicals in hand cream can cause cancer?

Very dry cracked hands, what is the best treatment for this. I have heard some chemicals in hand cream can cause cancer?

Hydrate: Do not overwash your hands
avoid hot water use warm water then dry
avoid alcohol and perfumed soap
soaps like dove will not dry your skin
avoid putting perfume and alcohols in your hands
moisturize with quality moisturizers ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best treatment for ewing sarcoma cancer affecting upper limb of left hand?

Can you tell me what is the best treatment for ewing sarcoma cancer affecting upper limb of left hand?

Multidisciplinary: Ewing's sarcoma is extremely serious and the treatment protocols are elaborate and the subject of intense scrutiny. Treatment will need to be individualized by a team of surgeons, radiation physicians, and oncologists. I hope that a good outcome results. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for hand numbness?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for hand numbness?

Various: Hand numbness generally comes from disturbance in the sensory nerves to the hand. This can be from nerve compression in the carpal tunnel area, elbow flexure area or in the neck (cervical) spine. Some relief from nsaids and physical therapy is possible but you might require surgical release. Diabetic neuropathy can also cause numbness. Have your doctor sort this out. ...Read more

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Partner broke HS c6. He can use his hands bt with great pain. Bad agonising pains radiating from his neck and shoulders. Whts the best treatment?

Partner broke HS c6. He can use his hands bt with great pain. Bad agonising pains radiating from his neck and shoulders. Whts the best treatment?

Neck pain: The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. .. The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It might include medication, physical therapy, strengthening exercise, interventional therapy, surgery... I recommend you seeking help from a pain management physician. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Does hydroquinone cause cancer? What is the best over-the-counter treatment to fade age spots on hands?

Does hydroquinone cause cancer? What is the best over-the-counter treatment to fade age spots on hands?

Consider Herbals: Azelaic, arbutin, kojic, licorice root extract are all herbal skin lighteners that will be a bit less potent than hydroquinone, but should help in the long run. Make sure you follow the recommended guidelines on the products you are using. Hope this helps! ...Read more