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Doctor insights on: Dry Cracking Skin On Fingers

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How do you keep dry skin at the tip of fingers from cracking and bleeding in the winter?

How do you keep dry skin at the tip of fingers from cracking and bleeding in the winter?

Gloves. Moisturizer: Protect hands at work and use moisturizer such as cerave, neutrogena norwegian formula especially on winter in northeast and midwest. ...Read more

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Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry ?

Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry ?

Fungal: Most likely tinea pedis. Athletes feet with what is call Id reaction on hands. Penis prob not related. Don't use ivory soap it is pure soak and drys skin too much ...Read more

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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?

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?

Eczema: Sounds like eczema. Needs to be treated with mid to high potency steroids. Could try twice daily Hydrocortisone ointment and strict avoidance of soap, water and solvents for a few weeks. ...Read more

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I have burned my finger with a deep fryer at work. My skin has shrivelled and dried up, and has turned brown. Will this heal back to my original skin?

I have burned my finger with a deep fryer at work. My skin has shrivelled and dried up, and has turned brown. Will this heal back to my original skin?

2nd degree burn: may cause some pink scar formation. The brown skin is called eschar and is usually a sign of healing; however, scar formation may be lighter or darker than surrounding skin. ...Read more

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Can you advise for dry skin on tips of fingers?

Can you advise for dry skin on tips of fingers?

Good Skin Hygiene: Avoid long hot showers, frequent hand washing, and harsh and drying cleansers like Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream or Aquaphor at least two times per day. Reduce itch with OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec. For break-through itch, oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and/or Sarna lotion can be added. Irritating environmental factors should be avoided. ...Read more

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Why is the skin cracking on the tips of my fingers?

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

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Dried skin on sides of legs fingers . What is the solution?

Dried skin on sides of legs fingers . What is the solution?

Moisturize: There are what are referred to as therapeutic moisturizers -- those that contain aha's or urea. Examples include lachydrin (lactic acid) 5 lotion/amlactin lotion and cream , Alpha glycolic lotion , eucerin professional strength lotion , etc. These are very effective in treating dry and thickened skin conditions. ...Read more