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I Am A Bartender And My Finge Tips Have Completly Turned It To Cracked Very Dry Skin And Deformed My Finger Nails Is This Bar Rott What Can I Do
I am a bartender and my finge tips have completly turned it to cracked very dry skin and deformed my finger nails ...Is this bar rott ? What can I do
Irritation: I doubt this is infectious or anything actually rotting, although i enjoy the term. It may be an allergy to something you are coming into contact with or more likely just irritation and friction from the work you do. Common in many occupations where hands are used in repetitive movements from friction causing thick, cracked skin. Try aquaphor or cetaphil hand cream with cotton gloves 2x daily. ...Read more
I got a splinter under my fingernail from a thorn i could never get out. I have tough dry skin forming there now under nail and at end of finger? Fix?
My middle finger is swollen and hurts, 2 days now, started as a small crack (i thought was from dry skin and working). What could be wrong?
? infection: Several possibilities, including infection. Get it evaluated. ...Read more
Im 30. Poor sleep, wake up exhausted, dry skin, nails break easy, nails have tiny craters, cracked cuticles, sensitive to temperature. Causes?
Dry skin etc: I would suspect thyroid too low. Let us know what tests show. ...Read more
I notice dark spot under foot finger nail 2 weeks ago & 2 months ago a dark mark on leg & some dry skin patches on all my body random area transparent?
Unusual: Unusual can't give any diagnosis or advice without seeing this .Recomend Healthtap pictures and consult or face-to-face consult with Primary care Doc ...Read more
My 4 year old has had wrinkly palms of hand and fingers for a week. Not dry skin. Lotion doesn't help. Should be see a doc?
Hello, for the past week the top part of my hand between the thumb and index finger has been incredibly itchy, there is no rash or dry skin or bumps?
Itchy: Two choices: 1: Go to the nearest Pharmacy and they are very likely to recommend some cream or similar. Cost is low. 2: If you don't like that idea please go to the nearest Emergency facility. Not my first choice. ...Read more
I have very dry skin on my hands they crack and bleed around the knuckles I use a liquid hand soap and handcream when i wash them it helps some but ..?
Hi, I shook hands with a gentleman I’m not familiar with. After the shake I noticed a fresh cut on my finger. He had no ring. he had very dry skin. I don’t know if there was blood on his hand, but if there was, is there a chance for HIV infection?
I got very dry skin under my eyes and upper lids too.Also same problem between some of hand fingers.I'm 21,male.Im taking fish oil and multivitamins.
Eczema?: Dry skin around eyes & hands can be eczema. Any chemical irritants such as shampoos, cleansers, cosmetics/make-up could contribute. Allergies could be a factor, as could chronic inflammation from blepharitis. A dermatologist or ophthalmologist can help. Special lubricants (gels/creams) made for sensitive eyelids or washing with baby shampoo may also help. Good luck! ...Read more
? Thyroid. Cold sensitivity, cold toes, fingers, joint(?)aches, dry skin, brittle nails hair, sore muscles, stiff body. diangosis w/ hypothyroidism 1990 & on .125 mcg meds. Normal TSH & t4. Problems now? What
Thyroid "normal": As you obviously know all your symptoms fit into hypothyroidism. What you may not know is that the so called normal range thyroid levels is rather broad. You may very well still be hypothyroid. I would suggest seeing an endocrinologist who may be more liberal in your lab readings. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The skin around my nails an the tips of my fingers are really dry, sore and cracked. I use lotion all the time but its not helping. What can be done?
Dyshidrotic eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a form of eczema which causes fissures and splits in the fingers. If this is the cause, it can be treated with prescription topical steroid ointments. Use unscented soaps only. See a dermatologist to see if this is the cause and to get treatment. ...Read more
Rash?: This can be associated with eczema or psoriasis, or rarer skin conditions. Are there any signs of skin problems any where else on the body? If there are no othe skin problems this can be associated with certain deficiencies such as zinc. See pediatrician for exam and approriate blood tests. Topical treament which can help if there is no underlying issue is dermanial. ...Read more
Nail problem: Your cracking and oeeling nails may be due the fact that your hands are immersed in water for long periodsof time.. See a dermatologist for help and wear gloves if your hands are in waterfor long periods. ...Read more
My finger nails are strong but my big toe nails always break not the tip of the nail break from the bottom or crack in the middle.
Toe nail damage: Footwear beats hell out of the big toe nails, as does athletics. Evaluate your shoes. If you wear high heels, especially closed toe, that might be your problem. ...Read more
May not be: Able too. If they are growing and split you can help them grow together with kevlar. ...Read more
I have a dry cracked skin on right hand ring finger which sometime even bleed. For temporary relief i apply moisturizers and oils to keep finger moist?
Contact dermatitis: Probably coming from your ring. Your skin is probably sensitive to it. Now, moistuizers may help but Hydrocortisone cream will also heal the skin. If you have sensitive skin on that finger to that particular alloy, perhaps you could take it to a jewler and see if he can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I bite my finger nails and i just saw that near my cuticle it is green and ther is puss under my skin. I also can't feel my finge my nail is red and green its swollen and i can't feel it
It : It sounds like you are dealing with an infectious process. You will need to see a doctor right away for this. You might need the areacleaned, incised and drained, and will also need antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more
My thumb is burning/hurting right underneath the finger nail where the skin meets the fingernail? This area is not red but both my thumbs hurts at tim
Thumb pain undernail: Show to your Dr. and ask them. ...Read more