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Dr. Anil
Dr. Anil, Doctor (MD)
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Rust stains on both my own and my daughters hands

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Rust stains on both my own and my daughters hands
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.
Hello,
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.
May i help you?
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.
Hello,Since how long have you been suffering from?Do you have itching,pain,blisters and peeling of skin on hands?Swelling on hands?Are you taking any medications?Any new cosmetic product use?Thanks.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have woken with iodine like staining for last 3 days, my daughter just today. We have just moved to South of France...some itchiness to face...perhaps contact with something in garden
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sun cream nivea?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dead spider in bed! Mosquitos?
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.
Hello,Well as you describeThe rust colored discoloration is likely related to the excessive carotene intake & hence deposition in the skin.This is a benign condition.If you have associated itching,peeling of skin around them then contact dermatitis should be ruled out.Hope this helps.
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.
You should avoid eating too much beta-carotene-rich food, such as carrots, squash, sweet potatoes, oranges and spinach.Also apply calamine lotion on affected areas.Change your hand wash.Hope this helps.If you are satisfied with our conversation then positive feedback and bonus are highly appreciated.Feel free for further queries.Thanks.