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Dry Cracking Fingertips
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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?
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
My thumb and index fingertips have been dried for more than one year. Sometimes it hurts, some time is less severe. ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have cracks in my fingertips and feel my hands dry and tight all day, but i'm using hand cream often. No bleeding.Could it be caused by the water?
Dry skin: Sounds funny to say, but water is very drying. Try a mosturizer at bedtime and wear gloves to keep the salve on. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a bad sore throat, bloody mucus, dry cough, slight peeling off fingertips, congestion. I have recent CMV infection. Is it from a cold or CMV?
Smoking: There is a disease called buerger disease that effects the small arteries and veins in the fingertips causing them of close. Smoking increases the incidence. We see it in men more often but smokers the most. Usually there is burning or numbness in the fingers or toes. If you smoke stop now. ...Read more
Finger pains? : Hmmm.. Is this a new pain? How long has it lasted? Any fever? Take a look at his hands, do they look discolored? Either pale, or blue? How do they feel to touch? Cool? Or warm? Look at the joints, do they look normal? Or swollen? Any redness overlying a joint? These are some initial questions. Happy to consult with photos in a prime visit. A visit to his pediatrician otherwise is in order! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Cold related color?: Usually quick changes in skin color can be related to blood vessels. In this case, if blood vessels get small to conserve heat, color will turn more white. If they stay that way, you may see blue. When the vessels get bigger again, you may see flushing, or pink to red. Some people have more reactive vessels than others, and some can experience pain/tingling with this, such as with reynaud's. ...Read more
Blood supply.: Because of their blood supply. Apply pressure. ...Read more