A member asked:

Over the last 6 days my hands have become extremely dry, scaley and cracking. even after medicated moisture cream from doctors. what can i do? and why

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Dr. David Feig answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Probably fungus: If you have dry scale on skin and it is not improving with moisturizer cream, it could be a fungal infection. I would try a topical anti-fungal cream but you will have to use it daily for at least 2-3 weeks to completely get rid of the fungus. Your hands will improve fast but it takes longer to completely treat this condition

Answered 8/5/2014

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