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Sore nail fold, no known cause, think maybe paronychia? No pus yet. Been doing warm soaks. Can I apply clindamycin lotion that I use for my face?

Sore nail fold, no known cause, think maybe paronychia? No pus yet. Been doing warm soaks. Can I apply clindamycin lotion that I use for my face?

You can: But there will be no benefit. Avoid bandaids. Most likely chronic paronychia. Often caused by wet work, use of rubber gloves, antibiotics, bandaids. Often caused by manicures. Monilia and pseudomonas are often factors. Best action is to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What cream or lotion that will stop my hands from feeling really dry without that greasy feeling?

What cream or lotion that will stop my hands from feeling really dry without that greasy feeling?

Cerave: Cerave, neutrogena norwegian hand creme are non - greasy hand creams that could be useful. You must also avoid irritating chemicals by wearing gloves during wet work. Allergy patch testing may reveal chemicals that you should avoid. This test is done by a dermatologist in 2office visits 2-3 days apart. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best lotion to use for dry and irritated skin on my hands?

Need advice on what is the the best lotion to use for dry and irritated skin on my hands?

No best lotion: There is no best lotion available. It's success depends upon a variety of factors eg. The cause of the hand dermatitis and the possible contact dermatitis which may be present. I have used eucerin and aquaphor fodr years for really dry hands. ...Read more

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I have extremely warm hands and skin. Could it be a symptom of something?

I have extremely warm hands and skin. Could it be a symptom of something?

Warmth: Depending on how long u had this & what other symptoms u have. Could be normal, metabolic such as thyroid disease, effect of medications, infection, etc. Consult your family doctor. ...Read more

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There have been a few bugs going around my home, so i'm washing my hands a lot. I can't keep up with lotion and my skin is very dry. How do I keep up?

There have been a few bugs going around my home, so i'm washing my hands a lot. I can't keep up with lotion and my skin is very dry. How do I keep up?

You don't: All houses have 'a few bugs'. That's natural. It sounds like you've gotten into a pattern of compulsive hand-washing. You may think it's keeping you germ-free. I fact it's doing you harm. Ask a person you trust how often he/she washes his/her hands. You do the same. If that makes you anxious, you need to talk to a mental health worker, not buy more hand lotion. ...Read more

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What can I do to keep my hands from drying, cracking and bleeding every winter besides the obvious of using lotion?

What can I do to keep my hands from drying, cracking and bleeding every winter besides the obvious of using lotion?

Limit the exposure: Besides the obvious limiting the exposure of your hands (through the use of gloves, or avoiding certain activities), and the lotions, there is not much more to prevent it. Best of luck. ...Read more

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