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Someone noticed today that my hands are red and asked if I

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Someone noticed today that my hands are red and asked if I was sunburned. I am not sunburned. What does this indicate?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 5 years ago.
Are your hands red to your inspection? If so, what part?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Top of hands
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 5 years ago.
how long has it been going on? Is it constant?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I am not sure. It was just brought to my attention today.

On March 28, I had a stent installed in my LAD. When I went to the ER, they noticed my face was red also.

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 5 years ago.
OK--so only the hands are red and there's no swelling or pain?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
correct.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 5 years ago.
Well, the possibilities include liver disorders, autoimmune disorders, and possibly vitamin deficiencies. That's assuming this isn't just a case of inflammatory eczema. Have your doctor take a look to see if any testing needs to be done for this.
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