Orang Calluses on Hands

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  1. bradley

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    Greetings, I seem to always have orange callused hands where the fingers meet the palm. Can't really find a definitive cause of this. Any ideas? Positive/negative? I assume Vit A/Carotene related?

    Thx!
     
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    Most likely too much carotene. Your body isn't able to process it all, so it starts storing it.

    Have you been eating carrot salads?
     
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    bradley

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    Yes I eat a carrot salad every day. One med-large carrot. Do you think this is too much?
     
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    Maybe that is what it is from. Have you been rinsing it really well?
     
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    Yes I do rinse quite well
     
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    Nwo shreds a bunch, then puts in the fridge and he says even more of the orange goes away. So maybe you could try that to.
     
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    it seems odd that only one carrot would be overloading me with so much beta carotene. I used to have a way higher intake with \ tons of carrots, sweet potato, orange squash, greens, etc.. and didnt seem to have the calluses.
     
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    I dunno. Thats all I got. :( Hopefully someone else will chime in.
     
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    that's ok, thanks as always charlie.
    maybe i'll give the salad a break for a week and see what happens. though i do really enjoy it.
     
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    Thyroid function and good levels of B12 help converting carotene into vitamin A. Try out a safe B12 supplement for one or two days?
     
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    Exactly. Carotenemia is usually a marker for low thyroid function
     
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    This.
     
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