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A 29-year-old female asked:

My 4 year old has had wrinkly palms of hand and fingers for a week. not dry skin. lotion doesn't help. should be see a doc?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Wrinkly palms.: Some possibilities are excess exposure to water, some antibiotics, or genetic. Recommend consultation with the Pediatrician.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
I would suggest a screening test for Cystic Fibrosis. This can be performed with a sweat test, but this may be a reaction to immersion in water.
Apr 26, 2015
Last updated Apr 26, 2015


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