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Fissuring in outermost layer of ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Skin cracking?

What is the definition or description of: Skin cracking?

Skin cracking: Fissuring in outermost layer of tissue covering the body. ...Read more

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Why is the skin cracking on the tips of my fingers?

Why is the skin cracking on the tips of my fingers?

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 more

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Can you teach me how to cure my heels' skin cracking problem?

Can you teach me how to cure my heels' skin cracking problem?

Happy Feet: Agree with dr f. Prevention: moisturize your feet with cream or ointment before bedtime. Then wear socks to bed. (some people even wrap their feet with Saran wrap so it really soaks in. Good luck! ...Read more

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Super dried up and skin cracking on both hands?

Hand eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). The irritant nature of some chemicals means that hand eczema is particularly common in people with jobs involving cleaning, catering, . ...Read more

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Is my knuckle skin cracking a bad thing? Sometimes it bleeds.

Is my knuckle skin cracking a bad thing? Sometimes it bleeds.

Not really.: Skin cracks when it gets dry, the same way leather does, especially in areas of high movement (such as knuckle joints). The most common cause of dry skin on the hands is frequent hand-washing, which is a good practice, but does dry your skin out. Get a good emollient hand lotion and apply it after each washing. If the problem persists, let a dermatologist sort it out. ...Read more

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My son has eczema, worst inside his elbows. What's the best thing to stop his skin cracking?

Keep moisturized: In eczema or any condition where skin is dry and itchy the best thing is to find a moisturizer that your sonĀ“s skin likes and apply multiple times per day. Do not forget to keep him very well hydrated, water is best! Lastly do not wait until the skin is cracking before you treat it, try to find the subtle signs when the flare up starts. Find out what aggravates it and eliminate it. ...Read more

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Dry skin + cracking on foreskin. Occured after soap change. Have switched back but to no avail. Have also tried baby oil. Advise?

Dry skin + cracking on foreskin. Occured after soap change. Have switched back but to no avail. Have also tried baby oil. Advise?

Dry skin: You may have had a reaction/dermatitis to the previous soap, and a low dose hydro-cortisone cream may be of benefit, or just to make less dry, an over the counter moisturizer with aloe may help. If persists, then see a dermatologist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the main cause for feet skin cracking and dryness?

What is the main cause for feet skin cracking and dryness?

Virginal/ruff contac: Skin will comfortably callous over time; too quick will cause additive tears. Cocoanut oil several times a day +slow down.
If this fails after 5 to 8 days, a thorough dermatological exam is a must. From nutrition to exotic infections & syndromes must be considered as well as as a herald of a more general malady.
Pls. Don't wait. ...Read more

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My friend has some hard bumps and fissures of broken skin on penis head and around the lining of his foreskin.

My friend has some hard bumps and fissures of broken skin on penis head and around the lining of his foreskin.

Consult urologist: Your friend probably needs treatment with prescription cream or might even be candidate for circumcision. ...Read more

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Ct scan of head findings : modrerate prominence of cortical sulci, gyri, sylvian, fissures, csterns ventricles and cerebellar foliae.. ..What to do?

Ct scan of head findings : modrerate prominence of cortical sulci, gyri, sylvian, fissures, csterns ventricles and cerebellar foliae.. ..What to do?

CT scan: These sound like age related changes in the brain. As we get older the brain gets smaller so these findings described here are not uncommon. If you are 25 years old you have problems, if you are 70 years then this is the result of aging. ...Read more

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Two, of my fingers on my right hand have become very dry small fluid filled bumps mayb blisters. Skin cracking I used rash cream lotion what culd it b?

Two, of my fingers on my right hand have become very dry small fluid filled bumps mayb blisters. Skin cracking I used rash cream lotion what culd it b?

Eczema: Sounds like eczema. Needs to be treated with mid to high potency steroids. Could try twice daily Hydrocortisone ointment and strict avoidance of soap, water and solvents for a few weeks. ...Read more

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Piece of skin in the corner of my eye is protruding. What is it?

Piece of skin in the corner of my eye is protruding. What is it?

Pinguecula: Most common would be a pinguecula or a pterygium, a thickening of the conjunctiva related to sun and dust exposure over your lifetime. Rarely, people can develop cancers on the eye surface, so best to check it out with an exam, esp if growing/changing. ...Read more

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Why does my head hurt at the front when I look right out of the corner of my eye?

Why does my head hurt at the front when I look right out of the corner of my eye?

Strain: If you have no other visual symptoms or continual headaches, you are probably feeling a muscle straining a little as you gaze far laterally. As long as discomfort clears immediately, I feel you have no serious eye issue. ...Read more

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I have a black speck in the corner of my eye and it's under the skin on my bottom lid?

I have a black speck in the corner of my eye and it's under the skin on my bottom lid?

Check up: I recommend an examination of any lesion, particularly if new occurrence or worsening appearance. It certainly may be benign but confirmation of that is imperative. An ophthalmologist is the perfect MD to evaluate your lid lesion. ...Read more

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What could be causing light flashes in the corner of my eye when I turn my head quickly?

What could be causing light flashes in the corner of my eye when I turn my head quickly?

?: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why does my eyes hurt when I look out the corners of my eyes? And its makeing my head hurt?

Why does my eyes hurt when I look out the corners of my eyes? And its makeing my head hurt?

Muscle strain: You're likely just straining your eye muscles which is a common cause of headache. Get an eye exam if it's been more than a couple of years. Get reasonable sleep (6-8 hrs), eat regular meals, get some daily exercise. Medically limit yourself to advil or Aleve (naproxen) and head/neck/facial massage. ...Read more

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