How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Chip Your Own Question
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Doctor (MD)
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 31163
Experience:  Over 20 yrs of Family Practice
Type Your Health Question Here...
Dr. Chip is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Past few days there has been some rust-coloured stains on

Customer Question

Hi, For the past few days there has been some rust-coloured stains on the palms of my hands when I awake in the morning. I think it may have to do with a vitamin or mineral deficiency.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. It could be tinea nigra palmaris which is a fungal skin infection and can be treated either with over the counter Lamisil cream or with prescription ketoconazole cream. There are no vitamin or mineral deficiencies that would cause this.

Let me know if you need more information please