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What causes dyshidrosis? Been suffering mildly from reoccurring blisters / fissures on fingers for last 3 years. Very annoying. Treat w Dermovate ATM.

What causes dyshidrosis? Been suffering mildly from reoccurring blisters / fissures on fingers for last 3 years. Very annoying. Treat w Dermovate ATM.

Allergic: It is almost always an allergic condition. More frequently it is something your hands are coming in contact with. Less frequently it is something you are ingesting. It is worth the time and effort to see an allergist to try and identify possible culprits, especially if you are having the ongoing symptoms you describe. Also get dermatologist involved if one not involved already. ...Read more

Fissure (Definition)

Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...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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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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What is the chance of getting an std/hiv from giving a and receiving oral using condoms? As well as being anally penetrated by an unprotected finger, when I have an anal fissure?

What is the chance of getting an std/hiv from giving a and receiving oral using condoms? As well as being anally penetrated by an unprotected finger, when I have an anal fissure?

Relatively low: As far as oral and anal with a condom on...you should be OK. The fingering..you have to be careful with the anal fissure because if there is an infective agent..it has ready access to your bloodstream (more than if there was no fissure at all). Its certainly more safe than other insertions (penis for example). Just make sure they don't have long fingernails and make sure they wash their hands. ...Read more

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Risk of std/hiv with giving and receiving oral with condoms, and anal penetration with an unprotected finger, when I have an anal fissure, using the other persons saliva?

Risk of std/hiv with giving and receiving oral with condoms, and anal penetration with an unprotected finger, when I have an anal fissure, using the other persons saliva?

Here are some ...: Your described scenario of sexual behaviors poses a much higher risk to contract STDs than average monogamous individuals. But, no one can tell you if you may get it or not. Therefore, follow a higher standard of safe sex and do annual tests for STD if engaging in sex with multiple partners through multiple entrances - genital, oral, and anal - especially with "violent" sexual acts leading to... ...Read more

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How to cure butt fissures?

How to cure butt fissures?

Anal Fissures: Best treatment is eliminating the cause which is usually trauma secondary to hard bowel movements. If so try increasing the fiber in your diet and if stools are still hard take an over the counter stool softner as directed. If you are still having problems see your physician who may recommend other therapies such as nitroglycerine or nifedepine ointment, Botox or in some cases surgery. ...Read more

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What causes anal fissures?

What causes anal fissures?

Trauma.: Anal fissures are usually the result of trauma to the inner mucosal lining of the anus. Most commonly this occurs when the anal canal stretches after a hard, dry bowel movement. Other causes of a fissure include diarrhea or inflammatory conditions of the anal area. Less commonly, an anal fissure may result from foreign body insertion or anal intercourse. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal fissures ?

Various causes: Fissures can be caused by infections like yeast and herpes. Chronic vulvar disorders like lichen sclerosis and lichen simplex chronicus are other causes. Contact dermatitis (allergic reaction) can also cause. See and Obgyn for an accurate diagnosis ...Read more

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How do you treat anal fissures?

How do you treat anal fissures?

Local medications: Need to have soft stools. Use stool softness if constipated. May use either local anesthetic creams or nitro glycerine or Nifedipine creams. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have anal fissures?

No: Anal fissures are common, but not normal; tears in the lining of the anus; often assoc with hard stool, and/or tight anal sphincter. If they are in the north/south locations of the anus can be seen in otherwise healthy people; other locations can be assoc with things like crohn's disease; crohn's fissures can be north/south too. See your doc, gi, or colorectal specialist; may (not) be a big thing. ...Read more

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What can be done for anal fissures?

Anal fissures?: See u pcp for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you use bactine for vaginal fissures?

Why fissures?: I don't know a lot of details about why you have fissures--but a great trick is something thicker--like a diaper cream (boudreaux butt paste or desitin). Vaginal estrogen cream can help but that would require a prescription. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can be done about fissures under toes?

What can be done about fissures under toes?

See foot dr: A podiatrist can treat these and find the cause to prevent them from coming back. ...Read more

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What to do if I have two anal fissures, help!?

Fiber/hot baths: The hot bath will help relieve the spasms that are often present with a fissure. Increase your fiber and water intake to keep the stool soft. If you are not getting better within a few days see a colon and rectal surgeon who can often treat it without surgery. ...Read more

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Does lords procedure for anal fissures is good?

Lord's procedure: It is a simple surgical procedure thajt can be very helpful. ...Read more

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What are the foramina and fissures of the skull?

Homework?: Google is your friend. Now I am, too! For fissures of the skull, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fissure#Skull For foramina of the skull see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_foramina_of_the_human_body#Skull I expect a Christmas Card. ...Read more

Skin Cracking (Definition)

Fissuring in outermost layer of ...Read more