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Itchy cracked hands and nuckles?

Itchy cracked hands and nuckles?

As above: Need to see a physician for , evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes constant cracked hands and feet?

What causes constant cracked hands and feet?

Dyshydrosis: There are several cause of dry cracking and splitting of the skin. Winter months with lack of humidity can cause dry skin which is most common. Other systemic conditions and dermatitis can cause dry skin. ...Read more

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I have dry, cracked hands and at times hurt. I work around a lot of boxes. Is there something I can use at night to help my hands? I try to use lotion

I have dry, cracked hands and at times hurt. I work around a lot of boxes. Is there something I can use at night to help my hands? I try to use lotion

Could be an allergy: Dry, cracked skin on the hands is usually not just dry skin but a kind of inflammation that can be an allergy from touching chemicals. It may also be caused by an internal allergy like psoriasis or eczema. Try to wear gloves when working with chemicals, try to not wash your hands too often and use a good moisturizer every time your hands have been wet, but you may have to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have itchy hand and feet and cracked hands and feet. Is this some skin condition?

I have itchy hand and feet and cracked hands and feet. Is this some skin condition?

Dishydrotic Eczema?: The skin condition that you may be experiencing may either be a fungal infection or a condition called dishydrotic eczema. Both are treatable. See your provider to sort this out! ...Read more

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Very dry cracked hands, what is the best treatment for this. I have heard some chemicals in hand cream can cause cancer?

Hydrate: do not overwash your hands avoid hot water use warm water then dry avoid alcohol and perfumed soap soaps like dove will not dry your skin avoid putting perfume and alcohols in your hands moisturize with quality moisturizers ...Read more