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A 32-year-old male asked:

i have hard white circle almost like a bump on my finger where it bends almost feel like something glowing under my skin would like to know what is it?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Cyst: A myxoid is a small, soft nodule that occurs near the end of the fingers or toes. The cause of the cyst is unknown but it is found to appear at the site of an old injury, minor trauma and at the sites of friction. This article gives information on myxoid cysts and their treatment. However, you should go to your doctor for the correct diagnosis.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What is good to use for deep skin cracks on knuckles and fingers?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Skin cracks: By the time itchy or dry skin has started cracking, a doctor's visit usually is necessary to diagnose the type of skin condition and start prescription treatment corticosteroid creams and ointments are often the first treatment; these drugs decrease swelling, redness and itch at the site, which allows the cracked skin to begin healing. Sometimes, topical or oral antibiotic is required.
A 39-year-old female asked:

The skin on all of my finger tips has peeled off. They have been in no chemicals, what could be causing this?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
Dermatology 35 years experience
Excess dryness: Excess dryness can be caused from over exposure to water, chemicals, a drug reaction, or peeling after having a high fever. Is there reddness? This can also be hand eczema or psoriasis.
A male asked:

I have a lot of skin coming off my finger tips what should I fo i don't know how it started and when

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Tracy Sinha
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
Moisterise and soa: Soak hand in warm --hot olive oil for 10 minutes and then in nice hot wax . Put cotton socks on hands at night with good moisturizing cream . Massage hand and good skin vitamin would help donot pick on skin.
A 39-year-old male asked:

Why does the skin on my finger tips peel? Skin on fingertips

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 22 years experience
Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical examination so i would see a dermatologist. Possibilities include fingertip eczema, psoriasis, and fungal infection. Read more about eczema and treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps!
A 55-year-old male asked:

Why do my fingers always have crascked skin?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Dry: Depending on your profession and daily exposure to moisture, hand washing and/or working in outdoor conditions, the skin on your fingers can dry and crack. Keep moisturiing your hands regularly, with a greasy ointment. A good option is applying vegetable shortening overnight.

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