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Doctor insights on: Herbal Treatment For Thickening Of The Skin On The Fingers

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Dr. James Hocker
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Is there any good effective herbal treatment for getting a glowy skin?

Is there any good effective herbal treatment for  getting a glowy skin?

Exercise!: Regular exercise (30-40 minutes 3-4 times a week) is excellent for the skin as well as the rest of your body. ...Read more

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OCD ritual is popping my pimples. Can't stop. Got comedone tool to stop using fingers, to not hurt skin. How do I use it? PS - in treatment for OCD.

OCD ritual is popping my pimples. Can't stop. Got comedone tool to stop using fingers, to not hurt skin.  How do I use it? PS - in treatment for OCD.

The loop: of the comedone extractor is pushed gently against the comedone. Don't drag it or push too hard. BUT - you really need to keep working on that compulsion. Take care. ...Read more

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Liquid-fill bubble around fingers and feet. Dries up and begins to peel. Any over-the-counter treatment to repair peeling of my skin?

Liquid-fill bubble around fingers and feet. Dries up and begins to peel. Any over-the-counter treatment to repair peeling of my skin?

Fungus or eczema: The 2 most common problems i would say is either a fungus known as bullous tinea pedis or possibly a dyshidrotic exczema or combination of both. You can try a combination of an over the counter antifungal and steroid cream. If no improvement see the dermatologist. ...Read more

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Treatment resistant hand eczema. Creams are not working, and skin on fingers is very thick, I am ashamed of my hands and hide them in public now!

Treatment resistant hand eczema. Creams are not working, and skin on fingers is very thick, I am ashamed of my hands and hide them in public now!

See details: New data suggests eczema is caused by a substance secreted by staph bacteria found on your skin. See a dermatologist again and discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I burned my finger and have a dime-size blister. The skin was already damaged from a previous burn. I take Humira, (adalimumab) &worry about infection. Treatment?

I burned my finger and have a dime-size blister. The skin was already damaged from a previous burn. I take Humira, (adalimumab) &worry about infection. Treatment?

Keep an eye on it: You will need to keep an eye on it . If the lesion spreads, fails to heal after 2 weeks, becomes tender and warmth, or exudes pus, call your doctor immediately. Otherwise just be sure to keep the area clean. ...Read more

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Dry, cracked, itchy skin between fingers, skin peeling off wrists and arms from itching. Had treatment for scabies and use lotions, both unaffective.

Dry, cracked, itchy skin between fingers, skin peeling off wrists and arms from itching. Had treatment for scabies and use lotions, both unaffective.

Details are everythi: Who said scabies? Distribution and duration of skin symptoms? When treated? How many times? Others also affected? Others treated even if no itch? EXACT details of treatment? If scabies, how did you get it? No answer without these details. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for frequently cracked skin on finger?

What are the best treatments for frequently cracked skin on finger?

Start with lotions: Assuming it's not a skin disease which can be evaluated by a dermatologist, until then I may assume is dry skin due to poor skin care or certain chemicals. Use a good skin lotion frequently for a while until you see a Doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any at home treatments for skin infection or bacteria infection on my finger?

Finger infections: Please see your doctor right away. There are no home treatments for bacterial infections. They need to be cultured and to be treated with antibiotics to be taken by mouth. Untreated bacterial infections of fingers can easily spread upward to infect the arm and the rest of the body. ...Read more

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Are there any treatments or cures for dermatillomania? For me, i pick the skin around my finger nails, sometimes until it bleeds.

Are there any treatments or cures for dermatillomania? For me, i pick the skin around my finger nails, sometimes until it bleeds.

Picking: Skin picking is a difficult but treatable condition. There are several cognitive behavioral treatment strategies to try. Consult a behavioral specialist or go to trich.Org website to get more info. ...Read more

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