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Had jaundiced skin, prescribed ursofalk and vita-k cured. Now reddish palm and soles. Does it means liver disease?

my 2 year old son has reddish palm and soles,when he was an infant he had jaundiced skin for and was prescribed ursofolk and vita k by the doctor after a weeks of taking meds the jaundice went away and he seems to be perfectly fine and eating,playing and sleeping well.. hes turning 2 this january but ive noticed that his palms and sole are really blotchy red than other kids.. Does it means liver disease? Please Help;(
Asked On : Sun, 13 Oct 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM.Thank you for the query.

This is not usual sign of liver disease and I dont think you need to be concerned. It can be sign of increased blood flow through palms or some mild skin irritation.also, some children have reddish palms norally till 6-7 years old. More prblematic may be if palms become pale and cold. So if you want you can check his liver enymes and do ultrasound but I dont think this is necessary at this point.
Wish you good health.Regards
Answered: Tue, 15 Oct 2013
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