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I have a rash on the palms of my hands for about 9 months now. It feels like something eating my skin and leaves them cracked sore and dry.?

I have a rash on the palms of my hands for about 9 months now. It feels like something eating my skin and leaves them cracked sore and dry.?

Dermatologist helps: Dry, cracked skin on the palms can be eczema or an allergy to something (gloves, tools, creams, etc.), plus maybe yeast or fungus growth in addition to eczema. The over-the-counter Hydrocortisone is usually not strong enough for palm eczema, since the palm is thicker skin. A patient can see a primary care doctor for treatment, though the doctor may the patient refer to a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do you crack your hand skin?

How do you crack your hand skin?

Not really: Your are snapping the ligaments and tendons which support your jaw and prevent it from moving out of a comfortable range of motion. When they get lax, the joint doesn't function as well as it once did and can lead to more discomfort and reduction in jaw movement. ...Read more

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What is this rash of cracked skin on my hand?

What is this rash of cracked skin on my hand?

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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My husband has only one hand with severe dry cracked skin and nails are dry and fungal?

My husband has only one hand with severe dry cracked skin and nails are dry and fungal?

Contact dermatitis?: If he is using that hand for routine work and coming in contact with something he is allergic to he can get skin inflammtion and irritation.
Try to avoid direct contact with some thing that is irritant, e.g. If detergent than wear Gloves, If gloves are the culprit than use Latex free glove.
Try OTC Hydrocortisone cream fo 3 days. If not better or getting worse, please see your doctor for propei ...Read more

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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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I head a loud popping sound in my right hand followed by a crack, my fingers have been numb and I can close my hand half way before it starts to hurt?

I head a loud popping sound in my right hand followed by a crack, my fingers have been numb and I can close my hand half way before it starts to hurt?

Go see family doctor: You didn't describe what you were doing when this happened but assuming that you injured yourself, you need an x-ray to look for broken bone (s). At the very least, get evaluated looking for nerve damage. Otoh, many people can "crack their knuckles" w/o any pain. But if it hurts & causes numbness, it's time to get evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a dry cracked skin on right hand ring finger which sometime even bleed. For temporary relief I apply moisturizers and oils to keep finger moist?

I have a dry cracked skin on right hand ring finger which sometime even bleed. For temporary relief I apply moisturizers and oils to keep finger moist?

Contact dermatitis: Probably coming from your ring. Your skin is probably sensitive to it. Now, moistuizers may help but Hydrocortisone cream will also heal the skin. If you have sensitive skin on that finger to that particular alloy, perhaps you could take it to a jewler and see if he can help. ...Read more

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I have very dry skin on my hands they crack and bleed around the knuckles I use a liquid hand soap and handcream when I wash them it helps some but.?

I have very dry skin on my hands they crack and bleed around the knuckles I use a liquid hand soap and handcream when I wash them it helps some but.?

Hand dermatitits: You might be over washing. Use a non soap cleanser such as cerave cleanser. Use a thick cream to moisturize not a lotion. You might also try an otc mild topical steroid. If no better see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have hardened skin on two my fingers & after some time it get cracked and bleed, very painful. I tried hand lotion and other over the counter creams, but no luck. I am not sure, if this is hand eczema or something else. Need some advice on medicine.

I have hardened skin on two my fingers & after some time it get cracked and bleed, very painful. I tried hand lotion and other over the counter creams, but no luck. I am not sure, if this is hand eczema or something else. Need some advice on medicine.

Hand eczema?: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information. So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy. My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. Hand eczema can be severe, and water is your deadly enemy. Washing your hands frequently and using ...Read more

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Foosh with dislocated elbow & cracked radial head. Elbow is painfree, but wrist pain is severe. Unable to supinate or pronate & have hand weakness.

See hand surgeon: Elbow injuries of this type are often associated with wrist injuries...And if the elbow injury was concentrated upon, a more subtle wrist injury may have been missed. Inability to pronate or supinate is not normal...You need to see a hand surgeon.

http://www. Assh. Org/public/pages/handsurgeons. Aspx

good luck! ...Read more

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Please suggest topical steroid creams for my cracked itchy skin on my right hand thumb finger. Why did it happen specifically only to one finger?

Please suggest topical steroid creams for my cracked itchy skin on my right hand thumb finger. Why did it happen specifically only to one finger?

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). Treatment is avoidance of allergens and topical steroids like vanos and emollients like cerave cream. ...Read more

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My hands&palms are so dry they are cracked and bleeding from constant hand washing and using hand sanitizer. Are there any specific lotions to use?

Ceramides: Look for a cream with ceramides. There are many. Use vaseline or Aquaphor in the cracks. This is most effective if rubbed in after a long soak in water. Rub in frequently. ...Read more

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What could cause dry skin on the palm of one's hands?

What could cause dry skin on the palm of one's hands?

One idea. ..: I've learned I can't second-guess rashes without seeing them in person, but read about dishydrotic eczema / pompholyx and see whether you might not have this. Just my thought. ...Read more

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Do they perform skin biopsies on the palm of your hand?

YEs: See a dermatologist, but yes skin biopsies are done on the palm if there is need and concern. ...Read more

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I've cracked my wrists many times, but now I have this pain whenever I turn my hand or wrist, is this a bad thing?

I've cracked my wrists many times, but now I have this pain whenever I turn my hand or wrist, is this a bad thing?

Cracked=Fracture?: Do you mean you have fractured your wrist many times?
Any joint involved in the Fx, is more prone to develop Arthritis. So Joint movement may cause pain. Try to apply Ice, take Advil or Aleve (naproxen) like medicine to help with Inflammation and Pain. Do not do weight bearing exercise but continue to use your hand and wrist joint. ...Read more

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My hand has been in pain lately, it always feels stiff and I find a constant need to crack my knucles yet my hand still feels tense. The feeling is affecting my writting because it hurts to write for as little as five minutes. The worst part is now im sta

My hand has been in pain lately, it always feels stiff and I find a constant need to crack my knucles yet my hand still feels tense. The feeling is affecting my writting because it hurts to write for as little as five minutes. The worst part is now im sta

Local hand problem: Pain could be due to muscle spasms, arthritis, tendonitis, or less likely writer's cramp. This can't be diagnosed online. But it will probably be straightforward with a medical examination. So, get one. ...Read more

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What would cause the skin on my hands to crack and split every winter?

What would cause the skin on my hands to crack and split every winter?

Hand eczema: Hand eczema, also known as dyshidrosiform or dyshidrotic eczema is an inflammatory condition that can manifest as tiny deep blisters, skin thickening, cracking (called fissures), redness, itching, and peeling. Topical steroid ointments or creams are commonly prescribed. Over-the-counter remedies include heavy emollients, "bag balm", and barrier creams. ...Read more

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My husband went to work and came home with dry cracked skin on the back of his hands. This has never happened before.

My husband went to work and came home with dry cracked skin on the back of his hands. This has never happened before.

Irritant dermatitis?: Can develop depending on the type of work/conditions/exposure to chemicals etc. May need to be seen if doesn't settle with a simple moisturiser ...Read more

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Is there a difference between the top of the hands and the palm of the hands when it comes to skin protective properties?

Is there a difference between the top of the hands and the palm of the hands when it comes to skin protective properties?

Pretty: Similar, but your palms appear redder because of increased blood flow due to more sensory nerves, so you sense better objects with your palms. Lips pretty close up there. ...Read more

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Does second hand crack smoke effect children?

Does second hand crack smoke effect children?

Unknown: However, the smoke itself has an impact on the respiratory system of the newborn/2. ...Read more

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I have a bump under the skin of my palm hand-what to do?

Many causes: See a hand surgeon for eval. Most hand tumors are benign. ...Read more

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Which brands of hand lotions are best for cracked/dry hands?

Which brands of hand lotions are best for cracked/dry hands?

Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my hand are so dry crack and peeling?

What do you suggest if my hand are so dry crack and peeling?

You probably need: Prescription meds, but until you can see dermatologist, try using aquaphor 2-3 times a day and wear cotton gloves over aquaphor at bedtime. Stay away from soaps and use gentle liquid cleansers, avoid hot water and hot showers, and crazy glue can be used to seal cracks ...Read more

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I'm worried because my hand are so dry crack and peeling, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my hand are so dry crack and peeling, what do you suggest?

Dry hands: The first step would be to make sure you are not irritating your skin with any topicals. Then use an emollient at night- place on your hands and wrap them in plastic wrap (sleep like this). If it persists, please see your PCP as there are many options available including prescription topical medications. Keep yourself hydrated from the inside - at least 64oz of water daily. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is a 33 yr. Old male. He has a serious problem with his right hand becoming dry, chapped, and they crack & start bleeding. 2yrs now.

My boyfriend is a 33 yr. Old male. He has a serious problem with his right hand becoming dry, chapped, and they crack & start bleeding. 2yrs now.

This is what I would: Suggest: avoid washing hands with warm or hot water! Use moisturizing soap and get aquaphor ointment. Apply to affected areas as often as you can to heal up the dry, chapped and crack skin. May have to wrap it with Saran wrap for occlusion if absolutely necessary. ...Read more

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I have something wrong with my hand that makes it feel like dried glue. I don't have fingerprints and it burns a lot of times. They crack open too.

I have something wrong with my hand that makes it feel like dried glue. I don't have fingerprints and it burns a lot of times. They crack open too.

Dermatitis: This was the subject of a recent detective show I watched, I just can't recall the name of the condition. You definitely need to see an expert on the skin, your local board-certified dermatologist. I suspect none of the rest of us will have a clue what this condition is. ...Read more