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Why do my hands turn red when I place them below my heart?

Why do my hands turn red when I place them below my heart?

A lot of things: Mostly circulatory reasons. It depends upon what your circulation is when they aren't down. But also could be related to other factors such as exposure to cold. You need to get checked.Out. There are also other conditions such as auto-immune disease they may be working here. ...Read more

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My hands turn red when hanging down by my side. When I raise them above heart they are normal but when I put them down again they turn beat red.?

My hands turn red when hanging down by my side. When I raise them above heart they are normal but when I put them down again they turn beat red.?

Usually normal: This is normal in most people and just reflects the effects of gravity. Excessively red palms, known as palmar erythema, can be a sign of liver disease or other metabolic problems. Have your doctor check you out to be sure! ...Read more

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I have been taking oratane for a year now, and my hands are red when by my side, and turn back when above my heart, what can I do to reduce redness?

I have been taking oratane for a year now, and my hands are red when by my side, and turn back when above my heart, what can I do to reduce redness?

Here are some...: Whenever possible adverse effects from a drug is suspected, stopping & reusing such drug with caution is the only way to prove if it should be blamed. So, stop oratane and see its prescribing doc for evaluation, observation, and counseling. To get health-related issues cared correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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My whoie body constantly feels like im burning from the inside out. My heart is constantly palpitating. My hands and feet turn bright red. Why?

My whoie body constantly feels like im burning from the inside out. My heart is constantly palpitating.  My hands and feet turn bright red. Why?

More info: The symptoms you related are, unfortunately, not specific for any disease in particular. The best way to address it would be to seek your primary care consult. They may be able to either do some general work up (bloodwork, ecg) or if the diagnosis is straightforward, to treat you accordingly. ...Read more

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I have slightly high heart rate and higher than normal red. Could second hand smoking contribute to high red blood cell count?

I have slightly high heart rate and higher than normal red. Could second hand smoking contribute to high red blood cell count?

Chronic lung disease: Second hand smoking can cause chronic lung diseases. Chronic lung diseases can stimulate the bone marrow to make more red blood cells to compensate for a chronic hypoxia status. So yes, you can have high red blood cell count in this case. ...Read more

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I had open heart surgery four years ago for mitral valve. Recently my hands and feet turn very red. And now i cannot keep my right hand warm it.

I had open heart surgery four years ago for mitral valve. Recently my hands and feet turn very red.  And now i cannot keep my right hand warm it.

A Fib?: You need to have the pulses checked and segmental BP study of your right upper extremity done as well as repeat tee or echo to try to rule out clot burden in left atrium, asap. If you lost your palpable pulses on your right upper extremity, imaging studies with the appropiate intervention is advised. Go see your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Hi. Red face burning, hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks

Hi. Red face burning,  hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks

Shaking: the described symptoms and features are not typical of cardiac issues. Perhaps you are experiencing rigors, a temperature check would greatly helped in narrowing down the differential list, physical symptoms off an illness might be exaggerated due to your history of anxiety ...Read more

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What causes my face to turn red when I do physical work. Happens when i get hot also. Sometimes heart beats faster & get outta breath when working. ?

What causes my face to turn red when I do physical work. Happens when i get hot also. Sometimes heart beats faster & get outta breath when working. ?

Flushing and heart: Im not a big subscriber in looking for zebras when horses are present. However your condition merits that your physician look for neuroendocrine tumors which can a constellation of symptoms among which cutaneous flushing, gastrointestinal hypermotility, and cardiac involvement are the most common. Castillo et al 2012 bronchospasm causes shortness of breath and another sign of these tumors. ...Read more

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Today in gym i got my middle finger crushed by a 9 pound weight. It had red dots in it and it was purple. And it felt that it was pumping like a heart?

Today in gym i got my middle finger crushed by a 9 pound weight. It had red dots in it and it was purple. And it felt that it was pumping like a heart?

Finger tip crush: You may have a fracture of the finger tip/tuft. X-rays would help. If there is blood collecting under the nail you may have a nailed injury that could lead to a nail deformity if the nailed injury is significant enough. ...Read more

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I turn red whenever i drink beer or other drinks. Hard time breathing, eyes seem red and uncomfortable , heart beats faster. Whats wrong? Cure?

I turn red whenever i drink beer or other drinks. Hard time breathing, eyes seem red and uncomfortable , heart beats faster. Whats wrong? Cure?

Need more info: Some meds can cause this rxn. Others are allergic to the fernenting agents etc. Would abstain from these beverages and see your dr. If no meds to blame then allergy testing or other studies may need to be done. ...Read more

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What causes the skin to turn red and hot like a sunburn, elevated heart rate, dizziness, skin itching no hives, abdominal pain? Allergic reaction?

What causes the skin to turn red and hot like a sunburn, elevated heart rate, dizziness, skin itching no hives, abdominal pain? Allergic reaction?

Drug Reaction: Adverse drug reaction (adr, or adverse drug effect) is a broad term referring to unwanted, uncomfortable, or dangerous effects that a drug may have. Adrs can be considered a form of toxicity. ...Read more

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Should you be able to feel your heart pound when you put your hand on your chest?

Should you be able to feel your heart pound when you put your hand on your chest?

Depends: Some people with thin chest wall can feel their heart pounding. Some pts with lots of anxiety or pressure can feel their heart pounding. ...Read more

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My blood presseris 160 over111 heart is113 having troble with my hands visin is poor

My blood presseris 160 over111 heart is113 having troble with my hands visin is poor

You : You should be evaluated by a doctor. This could be done at a local walk in clinic or a closest emergency room. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me some good ways to get steady hands to become a heart surgeon?

Can you please tell me some good ways to get steady hands to become a heart surgeon?

Cardiac surgeon: You first need a steady brain to be able to learn what you need to learn. The physical dexterity needs lots of practice and repetition like training for a sport. ...Read more

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Sometimes I wake up middle of night with swollen and stiff hands also while feeling my heart beating fast. What could this be from?

Sometimes I wake up middle of night with swollen and stiff hands also while feeling my heart beating fast. What could this be from?

Need to see Dr.: A variety of conditions could cause your symptoms from endocrine disorders, rheumtological(auto-immune disease), cardiac or kidney problems. You need to start with a primary md or internist to help work out what is going on. ...Read more

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