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On The Hands And Finger Of My Child The Skin Is Pelling
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a difference between the top of the hands and the palm of the hands when it comes to skin protective properties?
Pretty: Similar, but your palms appear redder because of increased blood flow due to more sensory nerves, so you sense better objects with your palms. Lips pretty close up there. ...Read more
My wife noticed that her fingernail along the side of her finger is like raised up and not flush with the skin of finger?
Lifted nail: This could be due to trauma, infection or medication. Without seeing the nail it is difficult to determine the cause. ...Read more
My 7yr old has developed some sort of skin irritation in the webbed part of his hand between the thumb and forefinger. It seems to be spreading?
What are possible causes of the redness, swelling and small blisters on the fingers of my left hand? The affected area is the end of the fingers.
Possibly infection: More information is needed to determine the cause. What is the color of the fluid in the blisters, clear, colored ? Is it painful ? Redness and swelling are signs of infection and infections of the hand can spread rapidly. This can be a viral or bacterial infection, or possibly a contact dermatitis (irritation of the skin). However it is not something to wait and watch. ...Read more
I've got dirt on the left side of my big toe between the nail and the skin and its itchy. what is the best way of getting it out?
Onychomycosis: Fungus conditions can often mimic "dirt" and should be considered. Soaking in an antiseptic soap solution that is tepid (not warm or hot) with soft hydrogen peroxide q-tip removal may help. Including an OTC anti-fungal agent, such as Lamisil (terbinafine) AF, may be used after soaks may help relieve the "itching" sensation. ...Read more
The tip of my middle fingers on both hands are curved toward the ring fingers on both hands. What does that mean? Is it a old fracture?
the tips of my babys fingers are a tan colour compared to the rest of her, from the joint below the nail to the tip. It's the skin around the nail
Skin color: You didn't mention the age of your baby or the skin color of the rest of your baby. Color of skin around nail tends to be the same color as the palm of the hands. ...Read more
The skin at the around the head of my penis is dry and the skin has split, and on the head of my penis it sometimes looks dry and ashy... Why?
Balanitis: Treatment depends on the cause of the balanitis. For example, balanitis that is caused by bacteria may be treated with antibiotic pills or creams. Balanitis that occurs with skin diseases may respond to steroid creams. Anti-fungal creams will be prescribed if it is due to a fungus. ...Read more
There is a redness on the palms of my hands most of the time. What is causeing the palms of my hands to be Red most of the time ?
Mutiple causes: You really need a complete physical exam and blood testing: sometimes this is involuntary vasomotor instability ( similar to blushing); however it can also be related to other issues. ...Read more
Moisturize: There are what are referred to as therapeutic moisturizers -- those that contain aha's or urea. Examples include lachydrin (lactic acid) 5 lotion/amlactin lotion and cream , Alpha glycolic lotion , eucerin professional strength lotion , etc. These are very effective in treating dry and thickened skin conditions. ...Read more
On my right second toe, the skin is peeling off and the skin is cracked and it is starting on my left second toe. What is the diagnosis and treatment?
My son has a rash on the top of his eyelid and its the same color of his skin and then in the corner of his eyelid at the bottom its swollen ?
See Your Doctor: The rash that you describe could have numerous causes such as: bug bite, eczema, infection, and more. More info is needed such as the duration, recent illness, associated symptoms (eg. itching, pain, etc.), your child's medical history, and more. It is important to note that diagnosis of a rash is challenging without visual inspection. See your child's doctor for correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My nail on my pointer finger curls in on the sides and the area around the tip of the finger is red. What could be causing this?
Picture: Dear MarieKilgo: Yours is one case where seeing the finger or at least an image of the finger is essential. What do you other doctors think? ...Read more
Pain in my left hand and wrist that is brought on by moving the hand up and down, there is also a slight pink color to the top of my hand.
The base of my thumb on thepalm is soreand red my thumb and first finger are cold but the rest of my hand is warm?
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