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A 27-year-old female asked:

Vaseline petroleum jelly or else vaseline cream (lotion/moisturizer), which one is better for dry scaly palm?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Maybe neither.: Dry scaly palm may be eczema and would respond better to topical steroids such as fluocinonide. If you are happy using petroleum jelly use the one that seems to work the best for you.
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Dr. David Fertel
Vascular Surgery 37 years experience
Cream: Petrolium products are oil based we are water based. But you must make sure this is not a fungal infection.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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