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Dark rough patches on my hands?

Dark rough patches on my hands?

ROUGH PATCHES HANDS: Dark rough patches on hands can be a result of many things. Various strong soaps can do it. Laundry detergents are other things that you may have to change. What kind of work do you do? Do you wear gloves? Do your patches itch? You may have an allergy to many things you are exposed to. Paints and sprays and lubricants and kerosene can be the cause. Do see a dermatologist. Do you have psoriasis? ...Read more

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My friend is developing rough and dark patches over only his middle finger knuckles on both hands . Not painful . What could be the possible cause . ?

My friend is developing rough and dark patches over only his middle finger knuckles on both hands . Not painful . What could be the possible cause . ?

Activity related: Most likely overexertion from long hours on computer. Stiff? Itchy? Could also be dryness/eczema. Tried cortisone cream? Tried moisturizer? Other thoughts; fungal skin infection? See your famdoc if curious. ...Read more

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What are the rough dark brown spots appearing on my hands and feet?

What are the rough dark brown spots appearing on my hands and feet?

Keratosis?: These may represent stucco keratosis which is localized thickening of skin simi, ar to barnacles on a boat. Soak and use peeling cream with urea or lac 5. This will remove surface and improve appearance. If this disturbs you dermatologist can diagnose and remove ith minor procedure. ...Read more

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The skin on the back of my hands turns red and hurts when ever it is exposed to cold. It becomes dark and rough and burns when I apply any moisturizer?

The skin on the back of my hands turns red and hurts when ever it is exposed to cold. It becomes dark and rough and burns when I apply any moisturizer?

Common: This is common and wearing gloves can help. There is a condition known as Raynaud's syndrome in which the blood vessels react excessively to the clod but it does not usually cause the skin changes you describe. Pure lanolin is usually very effective and less irritating for the chapping. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Have callused hands.Masterbate. Rough red dot patches on penis..Now scabbing and painful after rough sex.. No fever or other symptoms...Std?

Have callused hands.Masterbate. Rough red dot patches on penis..Now scabbing and painful after rough sex.. No fever or other symptoms...Std?

Seriously?: If you are self abusing rather than self- pleasing, and your vice of choice is physically abusive sex play, where do you think the sores come from? Sounds like you've self-diagnosed the problem. Yes, they could be an std, but i'd put money on improved symptoms (and pleasure) with a couple of dollars spent on a good, water-based lubricant. If the abuse stops, but symptoms continue, see your doc. ...Read more