The Palm Turns Yellowish?
Good evening. I want to ask, lately, my right hand palm has turned a little yellowish. What do you think I am suffering from ??? And how to treat it
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Yellowish-colored hands can be caused by the following conditions:
Jaundice due to increased blood bilirubin levels, such as liver disease, hemolytic anemia, bile duct obstruction, etc. Due to excessive consumption of nicotine in heavy smokers Exposure to certain skin substances, such as turmeric, food coloring, paint, etc. Hypercarotenemia, for example due to excessive consumption of nicotine in heavy smokers carrots, orange yams Certain types of skin on certain races (warm type, usually on Asian races) To ensure a definite cause, you should consult a general practitioner so that further physical examination and supporting examinations if necessary, such as blood tests, bilirubin levels , etc.
If necessary the doctor will refer you to a particular specialist for further tracking according to the suspicion of the disease.
As for what you should do:
Avoid smoking or alcohol consumption Consumption of carrots and foods containing high levels of beta carotene is sufficient, do not overdo it Use gloves when going to touch turmeric, food coloring, or other objects that have the potential to color your body. So my explanation, hopefully help answer your question: )