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What causes redness followed by blotchy white discoloration in the palms along with itchiness?

Hi, For the last two nights l have itching on palms of hands and top of feet; tonight worse on hands. palms are red then get blotchy white. Am 76 yr. old female. topical ointments don t work. Have take 2 benydryl tabs last 2 nights; still same thing tonight. thank you , XXXX
Tue, 18 Feb 2020
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Hello,

The issue of red blotchy white palms and feet indicate inflammation of the skin with contact spread after itching. As the local steroid cream is not responding, you require prescription of systemic antibiotics as doxycycline or else with corticosteroid pills to control the issue at its best.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon
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What causes redness followed by blotchy white discoloration in the palms along with itchiness?

Hello, The issue of red blotchy white palms and feet indicate inflammation of the skin with contact spread after itching. As the local steroid cream is not responding, you require prescription of systemic antibiotics as doxycycline or else with corticosteroid pills to control the issue at its best. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon