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A member asked:

Hello, my daughter is shaking her hands saying they burn, and are red on top. i thought dry skin, i put lotion on them, she's crying saying they hurt. what do you think? daughters hands hurt and are red

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Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: Sounds like an irritant contact dermatitis, or if she is ill with a cold virus, she might have theses skin findings also. See dermatologist. Perhaps cold water soaks for 20-15 mins might be helpful , followed by the application of an otc hydrocortisone cream until she is evaluated by the dermatologist
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