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My friend has bumps under her skin, but only between her fingers and toes. What could this be no medications at this time. You can feel them moore than you can see them, they are the same color as my skin, no redness or darkness they don't hurt I can't f

My friend has bumps under her skin, but only between her fingers and toes. What could this be no medications at this time. You can feel them moore than you can see them, they are the same color as my skin, no redness or darkness they don't hurt I can't f

These: These sound like subcutaneous (under the skin) nodules. These can be seen in certain types of arthritis (i.e. Rheumatoid), and other types autoimmune disorders. This really is an issue that should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Please encourage your friend to make an appointment. ...Read more

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2-3 days after I am cured from a cold my the skin on my fingers starts to peel off, the only medication that I take is Tylenol (acetaminophen) or panadole as my cold is not that bad this has been going on for years doctors say it's eczema?

2-3 days after I am cured from a cold my the skin on my fingers starts to peel off, the only medication that I take is Tylenol (acetaminophen) or panadole as my cold is not that bad this has been going on for years doctors say it's eczema?

May be virus related: Skin peeling is a common symptom after certain viral infections. Eczema has specific physical features like raised bumps, dry skin and itchyness etc. The latter should be under control with topic steriods. If your symptoms bother you significantly, get a proper evaluation with your GP when you r down with your next cold. Feel better:) ...Read more

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My skin is peeling off b/w by thumb & index finger. It was diagonised as a simple fungal infection but the medication is not working. Cause please.

My skin is peeling off b/w by thumb & index finger. It was diagonised as a simple fungal infection but the medication is not working. Cause please.

Skin peeling: Could be fungal versus dermatitis (allergic) vs eczema Some cremes (lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone) in US) contain anti-fungal and steroid which would treat both issues. Also check what your hands are in contact with if caustic chemicals may be contact dermatitis and need the steroids, lotion and gloves as well to protect. Rarely psoriasis (should respond to steroid a bit) f/u with doc ...Read more

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I have agzima on my both little fingers 5 years using betamethosane but return after week. Can I have drug treat my skin forever?

Agzima?: I am not sure what agzima is? Did you mean eczema?
The severity of eczema may change over time, but it does need care and there is treatment available. ...Read more

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Finger main skin main derd?

Finger main skin main derd?

Makes no sense: Please ask question again. The way you have this worded does not make sense to me. ...Read more

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How can I stop chewing the skin off my fingers?

How can I stop chewing the skin off my fingers?

See details: How do you break any bad habit? By making a conscious effort not to continue doing it. ...Read more

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My skin fingers getting black what's the meaning for that?

My skin fingers getting black what's the meaning for that?

Black fingers: Need a picture of this. Concerned about circulation. Better see your doctor for this ...Read more

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What should I do if I ripped 2 layers if skin off my finger?

Simply stop doing it: It would not cause serious problem. But you'd better cover it with bandaid to let it regrow. I assume it did not cause bleeding yet. ...Read more

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Help please? How long does it take for skin to grow back on finger?

Help please? How long does it take for skin to grow back on finger?

Uncertain: How was it cut? What thickness of skin was cut - depth? What part of the finger was cut? Are there any medical conditions which might impact healing (such as diabetes mellitus)? ...Read more

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I have something rare on my finger skin and want to know what is it?

Show it to a doctor.: A questionable finding on your skin should be examined in person by a physician. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have a lot of skin coming off my finger tips what should I fo I don't know how it started and when

Moisterise and soa: Soak hand in warm --hot olive oil for 10 minutes and then in nice hot wax. Put cotton socks on hands at night with good moisturizing cream. Massage hand and good skin vitamin would help donot pick on skin. ...Read more

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The skin on all of my finger tips has peeled off. They have been in no chemicals, what could be causing this?

The skin on all of my finger tips has peeled off. They have been in no chemicals, what could be causing this?

Excess dryness: Excess dryness can be caused from over exposure to water, chemicals, a drug reaction, or peeling after having a high fever. Is there reddness? This can also be hand eczema or psoriasis. ...Read more

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Sometimes the skin on my fingers turn a blue-ish green color, and it lasts for up to two days or a little less. What is it?

Sometimes the skin on my fingers turn a blue-ish green color, and it lasts for up to two days or a little less. What is it?

Need more info: Interesting problem. May be due to transfer of color from a book or magazine or other object. I think at your age the next time this coloration appears see your primary care physician. ...Read more

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When working with steel small burrs or slivers touch skin on fingers and I get sharp pains in fingers and seems my whole body?

Theky are painful: Wear gloves if possible, most factories have large lenses to get those metal slivers out. You need to do this because the pain will continue until you do. Again, wear gloves if possible but definitely get the splinters out. ...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?

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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When I straighten my fingers, there are vertical creases at the top underside of them and it feels like my skin is shrinking/tightening. Just started?

When I straighten my fingers, there are vertical creases at the top underside of them and it feels like my skin is shrinking/tightening. Just started?

Dehydration?: Like when you are in the water for too long?
Think dehydration. Increase you water intake if you think that could be a reason, and use some oily moisturizers in your hand. If the condition persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the patch of scalely skin on my finger?

Hard to say: If you can see a dermatologist to make the right diagnosis which might be eczema. ...Read more

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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?

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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How can I stop picking/biting the skin around my fingers?

How can I stop picking/biting the skin around my fingers?

See details: How do you break any bad habit? By making a conscious effort not to continue doing it. ...Read more

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I tore the skin of my finger open and don't know how to treat it?

Tear injury: It's an avulsion or tear of the skin and bleeding has stopped, simply clean, dry and bandaid the area for several days. If it's a laceration or if it's not possible to stop the bleeding, apply a pressure dressing and head to the hospital emergency room. ...Read more

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Cut finger tip on a mandolin. Should I leave the skin on? Or cut it off?

Cut finger tip on a mandolin. Should I leave the skin on? Or cut it off?

Maybe not: If the piece is very small, just apply a small amount of vaseline from a tube or aquaphor twice a day and it should fall off on its own. Cover it with a band aid. ...Read more

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Why does the left side of my head hurt only when I press my finger down on it?

Why does the left side of my head hurt only when I press my finger down on it?

Why are you doing it: Why are you pressing your finger down on the left side of your head? That's probably the reason for the pain. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/headache.html ...Read more

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I have found finger tip size grooves on my head. .. Are these something to worry about?

I have found finger tip size grooves on my head. .. Are these something to worry about?

Don't think so.: You may have just found them, but they must have been there for years as your head doesn't really grow much after adulthood. ...Read more