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What do you suggest if my hands are dry, itchy, and red in some areas what is it?

What do you suggest if my hands are dry, itchy, and red in some areas what is it?

Atopic dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis is a skin condition characterized by dry, wrinkled, itchy and occassionally red skin. Symptoms can be reduced by using hypoallergenic cleansers and moisturizers such as Cetaphil, and fragrance/dye free detergents. Topical steroids like 1% hydrocortisone cream are also helpful. Occassionally infections with yeast can appear with similar symptoms, and require an Rx. ...Read more

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I'm having bad problems with big red itchy patches on the palms of my hands?

I'm having bad problems with big red itchy patches on the palms of my hands?

Urticaria: Is it related to vibration - ex anything with work, or with biking or other activities? There is vibrational urticaria. Any other symptoms? Do they resolve and come back? Try an allergy medicine to see if it is an allergic reaction. ...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 a patch of itchy, bumpy, red skin on the back of my hand. I have noticed it before when i work a lot (i work in a restaurant) what could it be?

I have a patch of itchy, bumpy, red skin on the back of my hand. I have noticed it before when i work a lot (i work in a restaurant) what could it be?

Hand eczema: There is every possibility this is a small site of hand eczema. We see this very often and people in your occupation because recurrent contact with water and soaps and detergents and so forth. I believe you should see a dermatologist to get the right advice on treatment to dry skin and treatment of hand eczema and you will get a cream that should help and be given and care instructions. ...Read more

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I have red, itchy, slightly painful patches on the palms of my hands and soles on my feet. I'm 7 months pregnant. Should I be worried?

I have red, itchy, slightly painful patches on the palms of my hands and soles on my feet. I'm 7 months pregnant. Should I be worried?

ObstetricCholestasis: The buildup of estrogen during pregnancy can cause your liver to start retaining bile salt, and this causes itching that can be severe, often on the palms and soles. Sometimes it leads to jaundice (whites of eyes turn yellow). Treatment is creams and baths - it will get better after delivery. Talk to your doctor about it, there is slight increased chance of premature delivery or complications. ...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