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Skin redness help needed

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  • Posted By: LJ2007
  • August 15, 2007
  • 00:02 PM

:confused: Does anyone has any ideas about what can cause Spider angiomas and palmar erythema together besides pregnancy and liver disease. I started developing small spider angiomas around three years ago and recently my palms turned red and splotchy. I'm 37 and female, not pregnant and have had numerous tests for liver disease such as LFTs, Ct scan, and Ultrasounds and all are normal. Dr. will not biopsy with normal tests. Dermatologist says its just aging. Spiders are on chest, 1 on lip, both arms, neck, and I seem to get a new one every week. All are very tiny. Both Doctors think I'm needlessly alarming and probably think I'm nuts. I do not drink alcohol now, but I did drink in my twenties (Not everyday, but probably more than I should have). Could it be from alcohol alone or hormones? Thanks for any input.:)

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  • I didn't realize the number of people who seem to be in the same frustrating position as I'm in.I also have red skin,everywhere now it just spreads more and more.It looks like little spider veins that have grouped together and is quite red and blotchy. (my arms, legs, feet, hands, back, and now is spreading to my breasts) I too have had blood tests and nothing showed up. I'm waiting to see a skin specialist but I truly understand your sheer frustration. people are always asking me if I have a sunburn. If you ever find out anything further i would love to hear it.
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    • September 24, 2007
    • 02:15 PM
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