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Durham, NH
A 20-year-old female asked:

The back of my hand especially around my knuckles and lower fingers is red and the skin is scaly. could this be caused by wearing vinyl gloves?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 34 years experience
Knuckle Pads: Knuckle pads are benign, asymptomatic, well-circumscribed, smooth, firm, skin-colored papules, nodules, or plaques, located in the skin over the dorsal aspects of the metacarpophalangeal (mcp) and interphalangeal (ip) joints. A history of repetitive trauma related to sports or occupation is often present.
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