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Cracks Or Fissures On Fingers Or Toes
What to do if I have cracked my neck, fingers, back, toes, so does my neck grow because I crack it?
Cracking your: Neck will not make it grow.Get a more detailed answer ›
Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more
What do you suggest if I have cracked my neck, fingers, back, toes, so does my neck grow because I crack it?
Cracking: Do you mean the sound a joint makes when you bend it a certain way? That has nothing to do with growth. At age 49 your neck stopped growing a long time ago. ...Read more
Several reasons: It may be the way you are built or that your musculature is just tight. Cracking noise or sensation can be from several origins ranging from the small joints of your back "popping" like the cracking of your knuckles to tight soft tissue structures giving the same sensation when stretched or moving over one another or another musculoskeletal structure. It is not a pathologic or bad thing. ...Read more
My finger nails are strong but my big toe nails always break not the tip of the nail break from the bottom or crack in the middle.
Toe nail damage: Footwear beats hell out of the big toe nails, as does athletics. Evaluate your shoes. If you wear high heels, especially closed toe, that might be your problem. ...Read more
25f frequent back pains and spontaneous numbness in arm/hand/fingers/feet & toes! When I press on my lower spin above my butt crack it feels like pins and needles?
Sounds like nerve: Most likely condition would be a pinched nerve. The nerves that supply the feet stem from nerve branches traveling from the leg. The "pinch" could be from the back at its root, but it an also be locally due to musculature. Another thing to be checked is circulation because if blood flow is hampered to a an area, it can cause pain and reduce function in the nerves. Get checked properly. ...Read more
My six year old daughter diagnosed by ped. With scabies on her feet and in the web of her fingers. Two weeks later, a couple of bumps left on the top of her feet. My concern is under feet. Under both big toes cracked, dry, peeling skin...normal? Thxs
I have some kind of foot fungus it causes daily pain cracked heels and fissures on the bottom of my feet. What would be prescribed? Nystatin cream?
May not be fungus: There are several causes of dry and cracked heels, including fungus. However, dysfunctional glands in the skin can cause it as well and is in fact a more common cause. There are many prescription creams to help with dry and cracked heels, including antifungal medications if it is caused by fungus. ...Read more
I have a crack/fissure on the ball of my foot. Hasn't gotten better with triple antibiotic and covering. Is getting deeper and hurts more. What to do?
I had a bruise in the finger with fissures. I go to the gym, but I don't know if have relation. I used ureia lotion, but no effect.
Fingertip eczema: Eczema on the fingertips is sometimes called fingertip eczema. If the eczema affects more of the hand than just the fingertips, it may be called hand eczema. Eczema on the fingertips may affect all the fingers or only some of the fingers. Fingertip eczema may affect the area of fingerprints or along or below the fingernail. It may be a form of contact dermatitis which is an allergic reaction. ...Read more
What causes dyshidrosis? Been suffering mildly from reoccurring blisters / fissures on fingers for last 3 years. Very annoying. Treat w Dermovate ATM.
Allergic: It is almost always an allergic condition. More frequently it is something your hands are coming in contact with. Less frequently it is something you are ingesting. It is worth the time and effort to see an allergist to try and identify possible culprits, especially if you are having the ongoing symptoms you describe. Also get dermatologist involved if one not involved already. ...Read more
The bottom of my feet cracks with fissures that are painful and very sore. It makes it difficult to walk. I was told infected dhydrosis it come n go?
This seems likely: A dermatology consult is advisable if you have disability. If this is dyshidrotic eczema, it's manageable. In the meantime, have you tried applying topical cortisol to your soles before bedtime each evening? Do this only if it's okay with your physician. There are a host of interventions that might help you, from compresses to a low-zinc diet; i'd be interested in what works. ...Read more
Two, of my fingers on my right hand have become very dry small fluid filled bumps mayb blisters. Skin cracking I used rash cream lotion what culd it b?
Is it possible to have a bacterial infection on your feet and hands that cause itching peeling fissures and cracked skin?
See family doctor if needed he may refer to Dermatologist.
SKIN DOCTOR. ...Read more
I am not sure: The study of 300 people how cracks there fingers, -cracking was not associated with arthritis, it was associated with damage to ligaments that surround the joint and dislocation of tendons. There may also be a connection with soft tissue injuries. There is no real benefit either from cracking your knuckles and/or joints. ...Read more
Dehydration: There are lots of causes for this. This is commonly caused by not drinking enough fluids. Try 64 ounces of water a day for a week or two and see if it goes away. You'll be running to the bathroom frequently, but it often works and that amount of water is good for you anyway. ...Read more
Need eval by doctor: Many conditions can cause joint aches and specifically in your hands and feet. Can be basic arthritis or types of arthritis from other sources such as rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune disease like lupus or scleroderma. Blood vessels and nerve conditions, thyroid and liver d/s can also be causes. You are young so it would be important to have thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
It can be due to inadequate to circulation to the hands and/or feet, and the darkening or bluish color indicate inadequate oxygen supply to fingers and toes. Cyanosis can also point to other medical conditions, such as heart and/or lung issues, or vasospastic disease such as raynaud's.
If the dark you are referring to is black, that might suggest gangrene and tissue death. ...Read more
Oil and Not Vinegar.: When you sweat, it's composition can contain many different types of chemicals. Some of these chemicals include fats and proteins. There are bacteria that release a particular type of acid that help break down the proteins. When this acid is concentrated, as it is often times in the foot, is can smell like vinegar. ...Read more
You might: Actually swim faster....Not sure there is a bad effect..... ...Read more
Yes: They can cause disfigurement to both.Get a more detailed answer ›
Soap and water: And occasionally superglue can be used or it could just be let alone to grow out. Fingernail hurt are very visible and seems to bother popel by the idea of an injury as it is so ssenstive but many get better by doing nothing. ...Read more
Itchy feet: Sorry you have to go thru that :- (you might be suffering from tinea pedis or....Athletes foot. This can affect your nails. This is a very common condition that can cause all sorts of discomfort. Check your nails, & feet to see if they're is discolored, red, flaky, or thickened. A mild topical anti fungal may help or topical steroid cream. If the condition continues ask for a podiatrist. ...Read more
Petrolatum: Super glue or liquid adhesives can provide some easy immediate relief. Using aquaphor, vaseline, o'keefe's working hands cream or other petrolatum based product can help to protect the skin barrier and promote healing. Try to identify the cause: overwashing with hot water, use of harsh chemicals or detergents can be the culprits. ...Read more