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Glendale, AZ
A 28-year-old female asked:

The skin around my nails an the tips of my fingers are really dry, sore and cracked. i use lotion all the time but its not helping. what can be done?

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Dr. Monib Zirvi
Dermatology 23 years experience
Dyshidrotic eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a form of eczema which causes fissures and splits in the fingers. If this is the cause, it can be treated with prescription topical steroid ointments. Use unscented soaps only. See a dermatologist to see if this is the cause and to get treatment.
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