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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Fungal infection : Dry, cracking skin can be a symptom of a fungal infection of the skin. The warm moist environment under the bandage can cause the perfect conditions f ... Read More
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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Irritation: Agree with Dr. Kratzberg but this could also be irritation from the bandages. Be sure you are using latex-free bandages and try to allow some times wh ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Eczema: Sounds like eczema. Needs to be treated with mid to high potency steroids. Could try twice daily Hydrocortisone ointment and strict avoidance of so ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Dyshidrosis: Read this article http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/77051-dry-skin-hands-feet/ which summarizes the common causes of dry skin on the hands (and feet), ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Need evaluation: Dermatologist may help. These may come From trauma, this may come from infection, this may come from other issues we don’t know about.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Home remedies eczema: Essential fatty acids, like fish and seed oils can help with eczema. Topical application of non prescription moisturizers can help as well. Try moistu ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
45 years experience Ophthalmology
Sun damage: Does not have to be dry to peel. The sun actually blisters up the skin and you slough the outer layer, dry or not.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
See Dermatologist.: Any skin blemish, spot, mark or growth that is noticeably getting larger should really be seen by a Dermatologist, just to make sure it's not somethin ... Read More

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