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Why Are My Hands And Feet Peeling
Lots of things.: Your symptoms can be the result of a variety of reasons. Anxiety as well as the warning of a migraine episode are both possibilities. The possibility of a more serious condition such as Guillain- Barre syndrome can present with similar symptoms. It might be best to discuss your symptoms with your family doctor for a thorough exam and evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: There are multiple potential causes, a good medical checkup would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more
Cold hands: There are many causes of cold extremities. You are probably too young for severe peripheral vascular disease. There are other conditions - reynauds - that can cause transient vascular spasm. Of course the other issue is that you live in up north. If it is very bothersome i would suggest you check it out by your primary doc - if all ok - u will have to live with it, or consider moving south. ...Read more
Blood flow pattern: One common reason is that our hands and feet are locations of terminal circulation, therefore the blood flow pattern is different in these areas. Therefore with use the increased flow to these areas causes increased redness relative to other areas with a more brisk flow pattern. Be glad they aren't more white, which may be an indicator of poor blood flow. ...Read more
See a neurologist: A lot more info. Is needed. See a neurologist. ...Read more
Raynauds: You either have poor circulation to the area or possibly raynauds phenomenon. This is a condition where the blood vessels in the hands and the feet close up slightly, decreasing the blood flow to these areas. See your doctor as the treatment regimen varies for this condiion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Most common: causes are excess vitamin intake (beta carotene or vitamin B), diet (excess carrots), and some medications, also we worry about jaundice (excess bilirubin) or diabetes. Check your diet and vitamin situation, and eliminate those mentioned above but if not better in a month see your primary care physician ...Read more
Need exam: Swelling of the legs and feet can be caused by several things including biut not limited to venous insufficiency, dependant edema, independant edema, chf, various arthritic conditons, b/l gout, etc. Etc. Get an evaluation to assure you can get diagnosed and treated. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sweaty hands & feet: You may have hyperhidrosis, which is caused by a hyperactive sympathetic nervous system, causing the sweat glands in the hands and feet to produc excessive sweat. Sweating brings your temperature down, which can make your hands and feet feel cold to touch. Cold extremities can be caused by peripheral vascular disease, raynaud's phenomenon or buerger's disease. Anxiety is another consideration. ...Read more
How hot ?: Is it just warm or hot as in burning ? If you have burning kind of hot it is of clinical significance . If could be due to irritation of nerves . If you feel that you have he latter , check with your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more
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