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Why do I have red hands during the winter months? They are either very cold, which is typical, and occasionally they are very hot. I'm not a diabetic.

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Dr. Shane Parmer
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Hyperemic Response

In many individuals cold exposure to the hands causes the vessels to dilate and a hyperemic response occurs.
The result is usually very warm, very red skin changes. It can be the body’s response to cold where the tissues can become ischemic with build-up of toxins due to the decreased circulation. This response helps wash toxins away and the tissue to recover.

In brief: Hyperemic Response

In many individuals cold exposure to the hands causes the vessels to dilate and a hyperemic response occurs.
The result is usually very warm, very red skin changes. It can be the body’s response to cold where the tissues can become ischemic with build-up of toxins due to the decreased circulation. This response helps wash toxins away and the tissue to recover.
Dr. Shane Parmer
Dr. Shane Parmer
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Vasculitis need to be considered including reynauds disease.

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Vasculitis need to be considered including reynauds disease.
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