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Itchy dry palms and feet. Scaly with fissures on both hands and soles of my feet. What could it be ?

Itchy dry palms and feet. Scaly with fissures on both hands and soles of my feet. What could it be  ?

A common problem-: -genetics play a role, so U can only treat the symptoms. there R many products that claim to cure them, but there is no cure, the minute U stop, it returnes. ny dermatologist recs Cera/Ve cream as the best for this. winter is worse due to dry air, decreases humidity. this cream is expensive, so try some others first. Google it & U will find lots. udder Balm is one commonly used. a visit 2 a Derm? ...Read more

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Extremely dry itchy fingers and palm, with little red bumps that kill and clear fluid draining. What condition is it and how can I help it?

Extremely dry itchy fingers and palm, with little red bumps that kill and clear fluid draining. What condition is it and how can I help it?

Dyshidrosis: This is dyshidrotic dermatitis, which was called "housewife's eczema" back in the old male chauvinist pig days. Common triggers are hand washing, cleaning chemicals, and stress. You need a prescription-strength cortisone cream, which you can get from your doctor or a dermatologist, and you need to protect your hands with gloves and otherwise avoid whatever is triggering it, to the extent possible. ...Read more

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I have a weird patch of dry itchy skin on one palm for months. Moisterisers help for only a few hours. Could it be an infection?

I have a weird patch of dry itchy skin on one palm for months. Moisterisers help for only a few hours. Could it be an infection?

Itchy rash on palm: An itch rash on the palmar surface of your hand could be several things. Dyshidrotic exzema, contact dermatitis or an allergic reaction to something are possible causes. A fungal infection is a possibility as well. If it is really itchy it could also be scabies, an infection caused by a mite. See your doc who can help figure it out and get you a cream to relieve the itching. ...Read more

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Sometimes get really itchy palms on both hands but not red and not always dry skin..What can it be?

Sometimes get really itchy palms on both hands but not red and not always dry skin..What can it be?

See details: If you believe the folklore it means you are going to come into money. Could it be related to anxiety? ...Read more

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I have dry reddish very itchy skin on both palms and arches of my feet, no where else. Any suggestions ? Have only treated with moisterizers.

I have dry reddish very itchy skin on both palms and arches of my feet, no where else. Any suggestions ? Have only treated with moisterizers.

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I have dry reddish very itchy skin on both palms and arches of my feet, no where else. Any suggestions ? Have only treated with moisterizers.

I have dry reddish very itchy skin on both palms and arches of my feet, no where else. Any suggestions ? Have only treated with moisterizers.

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Small red dot rash, itchy, dry skin on top all over body! nothing on palms of hands or soles of feet? What is it? Help!

Small red dot rash, itchy, dry skin on top all over body! nothing on palms of hands or soles of feet? What is it? Help!

Need an exam: Rash would need an exam. But can be viral if red small dot on the palms or soles, but hard to tell from your description. Have a doc take a look. ...Read more