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A 23-year-old female asked:

I had this weird scaly stuff on my hands(specifically, webs of fingers and palm). reminded me of eczema. scaped it off every day. can this be caused by internal parasite/bacterial overgrowth?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: It could be eczema or fungal infection of the skin. You may try an over the counter anti-fungal cream, if that does not resolve the matter in a week or so, it would be prudent to see a doctor. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov
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