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My thumb and index fingertips have been dried for more than one year. Sometimes it hurts, some time is less severe. ?

My thumb and index fingertips have been dried for more than one year. Sometimes it hurts, some time is less severe. ?

Tough to know: Isolated involvement such as this could be from repetitive activity vs local infection vs contact sensitivity. More information about you would be necessary to offer further help. ...Read more

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The majority of my fingertips is dry and cracked, kinda painful. What can this be and how can I treat this naturally if possible?

The majority of my fingertips is dry and cracked, kinda painful. What can this be and how can I treat this naturally if possible?

What causes eczema?: Cortisone cream is needed to treat hand eczema; but see if there's a reason. Some chemicals can cause eczema rashes, including chemicals one is allergic to, chemicals that cause an irritating reaction in skin, chemicals that are toxic to skin cells, and chemicals that wash off natural skin oils. People with sensitive skin should wear non-latex gloves when using chemicals, even household cleaners. ...Read more

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I have had dry, cracked and wrinkled skin on my fingertips for about three weeks and I can't seem to get any relief. Tried everything , help!

I have had dry, cracked and wrinkled skin on my fingertips for about three weeks and I can't seem to get any relief. Tried everything , help!

Allergy?: Have you been in contact with anything new or to a greater than usual lately? For instance, handling more paperwork, using new chemicals or cleaning supplies or cosmetics? These things can dry out your fingertips and cause a contact dermatitis-type reaction. Perhaps it's just dry weather. Try a lotion with glycerin or mineral oil and cover hands with cotton gloves at night. ...Read more

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I'm really concerned about my fingertips. They're extremely dry, they bleed, and they hurt. I've bought lotions and home remedies and nothing seems to work. My nails seem to be really weak and they pull back really fast. Whenever I touch anything, they hu

I'm really concerned about my fingertips. They're extremely dry, they bleed, and they hurt. I've bought lotions and home remedies and nothing seems to work. My nails seem to be really weak and they pull back really fast. Whenever I touch anything, they hu

Me too!: You are rightfully concerned about your fingertips. This condition, dyshidrotic eczema, isn't just painful, it can also interfere with your personal and professional activities and leave your fingertips susceptible to infection. Initial treatment includes a high potency topical steroid cream or ointment which requires a physician's prescription. Please seek medical care! ...Read more

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Im feeling weak tired have dry mouth pale skin blue fingertips feeling dizzy and sick what do you think might be the problem?

Im feeling weak tired have dry mouth pale skin blue fingertips feeling dizzy and sick what do you think might be the problem?

Manga possibilities: These symptoms could indicate many different diseases certainly the possibility of lupus or sjögren's disease is possible . You should get to your physician right away to be evaluated with probable referral to a rheumatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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