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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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Dry skin n peeling on hands n feet.

Dry skin n peeling on hands n feet.

Dry peeling skin: There are a number of causes of dry peeling skin. You can use a cream like lachydrin (lactic acid) twice daily to improve the symptoms. I think 5% is otc while 12% is prescription. Fungal infection is one of the causes of scaling so if it is not resolved see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why are my hands so dry, cracked and peeling?

Why are my hands so dry, cracked and peeling?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Skin on hands peeling?

Skin on hands peeling?

Use hand cream or lo: Use any moisturising cream or lotion and the new skin will come. ...Read more

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Blisters on hands and feet?

Blisters on hands and feet?

See the doc: Have it examined. It may be something as simple as irritation. Topical medication may be prescribed. It may also be a reaction to something, like an allergy. Your doctor may consider culturing the fluid within the blisters and/or biopsy to determine what the condition is. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Dry, rough hands with brittle fingernails! help!?

Dry, rough hands  with brittle fingernails! help!?

Emolient, dermanial: Dermanail or genedur can help brittle nails. Supplements with essential fatty acids and b vitamins can help skin and strengthen nails.Oral digestive enzymes are helpful for brittle nails especially in postmenopausal women.Topical for hands include cerave, hylatopic, eletone, and epiceram. ...Read more

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What causes wrinkles on knuckles, hands and fingers?

What causes wrinkles on knuckles, hands and fingers?

Knuckle wrinkles: Wrinkles on the knuckles are natural and allow the motion for example when making a fist. As a rheumatologist, it is the loss or lack or wrinkles that may be a sign of disease. ...Read more

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Down on hands and knees installing flooring. Left hand/ wrist are swollen, pinky finger and palm numb, hand weak, can't open hand completely.

Down on hands and knees installing flooring. Left hand/ wrist are swollen, pinky finger and palm numb, hand weak, can't open hand completely.

Compression of nerve: which will hopefully be temporary. The usual position for a person installing flooring is to support your weight on your extended wrists. This compresses/stretches the nerves as they travel in your wrist to your hand. What you describe is serious, though. But if you stop injuring it, it should improve in a few hours...up to a day or so. Splint it. If it persists longer than 12-24 hours, go to ER ...Read more

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Is dry skin on hands contagious?

Is dry skin on hands contagious?

no: If holding hands is a problem due to your dry skin it is time to see your medspa doctor and review how to hydrate as well as what products will help with this. Often time people also discuss dermal fillers to plump up the hands to make them more youthful. ...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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Super dried up and skin cracking on both hands?

Super dried up and skin cracking on both hands?

Hand eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). The irritant nature of some chemicals means that hand eczema is particularly common in people with jobs involving cleaning, catering, . ...Read more

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Why are my hands and fingers peeling?

Many possibilites: Allergies to environmental substances such as cleansers or possibly allergies to metals in a ring. See your doc. ...Read more

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How to cure extremely dry, cracked, peeling, red hands?

How to cure extremely dry, cracked, peeling,  red hands?

?allergy: Take a good look at what you are coming in contact with during your day. Obviously avoid anything that irritates your hands. And you always need to wonder if you are allergic to something. You may need to see a dermatologist for allergy patch testing. ...Read more

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What causes cold hands and feet?

What causes cold hands and feet?

See details: If the skin of the hands turn blue or blanch with the cold exposure then raynaud's disease is the likely cause. ...Read more