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Red flushed hands.

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  • Posted By: ryguillian
  • January 25, 2007
  • 03:17 AM

Greetings,

I am an eighteen year old male from the US; I have noticed that for the past few years my hands (and feet) have been especially flushed and red looking. I am very pale (of Irish and English descent), so it's not surprising that my skin is very sensitive and "moody". The only way for me to (temporarily) get the redness out of my hands is to raise them above my head for a few minutes; I am guessing this lets the blood drain out of them.

I am wondering if there are any skin cremes or changes in diet that might help get rid of some of the redness in my skin. I drink a lot of Diet Coke and perhaps the caffeine in that has some effect.

Best,

Ryan

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  • hey ryan, my name is tenaya, and i have the same exact thing going on with my hands. i have for years. i don't know what it is though. if you find out anything, will you please let me know? i'll check back here.thanks
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 2, 2007
    • 06:48 PM
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  • Greetings,I am an eighteen year old male from the US; I have noticed that for the past few years my hands (and feet) have been especially flushed and red looking. I am very pale (of Irish and English descent), so it's not surprising that my skin is very sensitive and "moody". The only way for me to (temporarily) get the redness out of my hands is to raise them above my head for a few minutes; I am guessing this lets the blood drain out of them.I am wondering if there are any skin cremes or changes in diet that might help get rid of some of the redness in my skin. I drink a lot of Diet Coke and perhaps the caffeine in that has some effect.Best,RyanPlease don't overlook artificial sweeteners. Aspartame breaks your DNA and produces mutant cells. That is the recipe for degenerative diseases.http://www.mercola.com/sweet-deception-aspartameTake Care.Detox, Discipline, Serenity, Love and Laughter!
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 2, 2007
    • 06:53 PM
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  • Hi,My name is Whitney and I am an 18-year-old female and I have the exact same problem with my hands and feet. I don't drink a lot of soda or coffee, so I don't think that that is the problem. I also eat pretty healthy so I don't think it's a diet issue. I've had this problem for as long as I can remember but I just became curious about it and realized that it's not normal. Let me know if you find out anything!
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  • The condition is called Palmar erythema, and may happen for a number of reasons, including liver problems, high estrogen levels and genetics. If you have the symptoms, but no obvious reasons, get checked for hepatitis, but it is wort noting that many people have this for no reason at all.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • September 13, 2007
    • 04:36 PM
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  • hi,I'm not sure what it is you have but I have the same thing .It started on my feet and then my hands and now its all over my body.It's not a rash however it looks like it's under the skin.I'm the same way when I get up in the morning my legs aren't as red but when the blood flows back I guess it gets red again.If you hear anything as to what you might have I'd love to hear it.I'm sure you feel the same frustration as I.
    chante 2 Replies
    • September 24, 2007
    • 02:07 PM
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  • I am having the same problems, red hands, male 18 years old (1991). i found out a couple of years ago that i had Reynauds, my hands became very easily cold. But now it has also become a problem that they get very warm and turn red. Feel free to contact me at: mm91st@hotmail.com
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  • Don't overlook the possibility that you might be getting some carbon monoxide in your environment. Be especially concerned if you get a headache and cloudy thinking.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 26, 2009
    • 03:57 PM
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  • Im 18 years old with the same problem. My hands have always been, cold clammy and uncomfortable. Me and my boyfriend have been together for a year and a half and he's held my hands maybe twise. I absolutely hate it! the only way to get normal color is holding my hand up to wait for blood to drain. Idk wether its genetics, my aunt has the same thing, or some kind of deficiency. Any answers would be great. Thanks, Allison
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  • huum i am 61 years old although i always been warm in my hands i noticed i suffring with hot hands and feet and its not painful just uncomfortable at times i have thyrod condition but its undercontrol and i have regular blood test ny liver and kidney fine so huum it comes and goes but just latley its consistant i actualy think its more older person problem it could be vitamin problem? but i have always suffered with being hot but its got worse any answers welcome
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