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A 32-year-old female asked:

Hand sanitizer dried out hands & skin cut & bled & have tiny itchy bumps that won't go away with creams or hydrocortisone. fungal? allergy? bacterial?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Irritant: This is from an irritant reaction because of the alcohol. You may try a hand sanitizer (with a moisturizer)without alcohol or the regular one with a moisturizer and see whether you can tolerate either.
Last updated Feb 24, 2017

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