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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Cracked fingers: While I am not a dermatologist, i know I have a prblem myself with cracking finger tips as well as the sides of my fingers. My dermatologist diagnosed ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
34 years experience Dermatology
Cracks: Cracking is most often occupational or related to overexposure to water or irritants. Moisturizers are a necessity. Depending on the degree of cracks ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fingertip itching.: There are so many possible reasons that I can't even venture a guess.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Smoking: There is a disease called buerger disease that effects the small arteries and veins in the fingertips causing them of close. Smoking increases the inc ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Zubkov
26 years experience Neurology
Carpal tunnel: You may have carpal tunnel. Wrist splint at night my help.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos
18 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Hot fingertips: This can be a vasoactive phenomenon called Raynaud or just eactive vasodilation. I would recommend seeing a vascular surgeon or a neurologist
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
????: How can you honestly expect an answer to this. Spud webb and many more disproved this. Try your best, practice and work hard. That is how you become a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Willett
16 years experience Pediatrics
Cold related color?: Usually quick changes in skin color can be related to blood vessels. In this case, if blood vessels get small to conserve heat, color will turn more w ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Byars
43 years experience Family Medicine
Paronychia vs. felon: The most common infection in the fingertip area is a paronychia, which is at the nail margin on either or both sides. If the infection is deeper, th ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Several reasons: We all get tinfling in our fingers occasionally but if it stays or reoccurs frequently it is worth getting it checked out by your doc.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Nerve compression: You might be suffering from carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndrome. I would recommend an evaluation with a hand surgeon.
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