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Doctor insights on: 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

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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

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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?

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?

See dr.: Foreign bodies should be removed when able, as they can lead to infection. Irritation, inflammation, and pain. See a dr. To have the area examined and treated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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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?

Wrinkly palms.: Some possibilities are excess exposure to water, some antibiotics, or genetic. Recommend consultation with the Pediatrician. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.?

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.?

Hand dermatitits: You might be over washing. Use a non soap cleanser such as cerave cleanser. Use a thick cream to moisturize not a lotion. You might also try an otc mild topical steroid. If no better see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I got very dry skin under my eyes and upper lids too. Also same problem between some of hand fingers. I'm 21, male. I'm taking fish oil and multivitamins.

I got very dry skin under my eyes and upper lids too. Also same problem between some of hand fingers. I'm 21, male. I'm 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

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? 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. 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 more

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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?

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

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Why 2 years old boy finger nails always crack?

Why 2 years old boy finger nails always crack?

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

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What can I do about finger nails that crack and peel?

What can I do about finger nails that crack and peel?

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

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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.

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

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How can you get a cracked finger nails to grow back?

How can you get a cracked finger nails to grow back?

May not be: Able too. If they are growing and split you can help them grow together with kevlar. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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

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

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Could infested head lice lead get in your finger nails and lead to body lice please help!?

Could infested head lice lead get in your finger nails and lead to body lice please help!?

No - they are: Different species. 3 different species of lice can infect humans):
Body lice = Pediculus humanus humanus Head lice = Peidculus humanus capitis Pubic lice = Pthirus pubis.
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Can you get HIV through your finger nails if your skin around your nails are broken?

Can you get HIV through your finger nails if your skin around your nails are broken?

Yes: If you pour HIV infected blood into the injury. Most casual contacts do not lead to HIV transmission. Unprotected sex, IVDA and accidental needle stick remain main way of transmissions ...Read more

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The skin around my finger nails have become callous like with the skin underneath the nail growing thick and hard connecting to the nail. Why?

The skin around my finger nails have become callous like with the skin underneath the nail growing thick and hard connecting to the nail. Why?

Thick skin sub nails: Hello~ just as you can get toe-nail fungus you can also get fungus infection of the finger nails and it looks just as u describe. You should have the diagnosis confirmed by a dermatologist and then if you are not pregnant and not TTFP, he can prescribe LAMISIL (terbinafine) tabs 1 daily for 90 days and this usually cures it. LAMISIL (terbinafine) pills is $$$ if u are not covered. Thanks ...Read more

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My thumb is burning/hurting right underneath the finger nail where the skin meets the fingernail?

My thumb is burning/hurting right underneath the finger nail where the skin meets the fingernail?

Onychomycosis: Need more information. Is the area red? dry skin? Is the nail changing colors (i.e. green, yellow, etc)? Is it all nails or just one nail? ...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.

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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My skin color under my finger nails are darker. Why is it so??

My skin color under my finger nails are darker. Why is it so??

Finger signs: Dark color under fingernails may be acrocyanosis due to either peripheral constriction of blood vessels or lack of normal oxygenation due to cardiac or pulmonary problems (central cyanosis). If you don't have associated symptoms of shortness of breath or feeling of coldness in your fingers, you may not have a serious problem. Consult your physician if you still have concerns about your finger tips. ...Read more

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I have these small flesh color bumps on my mons pubis they look just like skin tags and I can pinch them off with my finger nails. What could they be?

I have these small flesh color bumps on my mons pubis they look just like skin tags and I can pinch them off with my finger nails. What could they be?

Needs to be seen: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Folliculitis is one possibility. Consider a Healthtap virtual visit. ...Read more

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The skin under the fingernail at the base of the nail is pulling away from the finger?

The skin under the fingernail at the base of the nail is pulling away from the finger?

Onycholysis: Most common causes are trauma (tapping long fingernails on keyboard), frequent exposure to water, & harsh chemicals (nail polish remover). Certain diseases can cause it as well: psoriasis, overactive thyroid, fungal infxns. Drugs like tetracycline or fluoroquinolones (cipro, et al) can cause it. See following site for treatment suggestions: http://www. Drugs. Com/health-guide/onycholysis. Html. ...Read more

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Could you have skin reactions from acrylic finger nails?

Could you have skin reactions from acrylic finger nails?

Sure: Especially the glue that attaches the nail to you. ...Read more

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Every morning I wake up with my right arm swollen so badly it pulls my finger nails away from the skin, this morning it was both hands.?

Every morning I wake up with my right arm swollen so badly it pulls my finger nails away from the skin, this morning it was both hands.?

Arm swelling: This is an unusual symptom and suggests a positional blockage of the veins in your upper extremities as there is no other pathology that comes to mind that can causes edema to accumulate overnight in the arms and hands. A vascular surgeon is best qualified to evaluate this swelling problem. ...Read more