A 32-year-old male asked:
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for over 5 years, every 2-3 months the area between my thumb and index finger on my both hands gets really dry and the skin pills off. ?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Contact Dermatitis: Allergic contact dermatitis occurs when your skin comes in contact with an allergen that your skin is sensitive or allergic to. The reaction usually appears within 48 hours after the initial exposure to the allergen. Symptoms that are commonly seen include the following: redness, swelling, blistering, itching, and weeping. The allergen can be a substance in a product that you have used for years.
Answered on Oct 8, 2012

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