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Skin Cracking On Fingertips
Skin cracking: Fissuring in outermost layer of tissue covering the body. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keep moisturized: In eczema or any condition where skin is dry and itchy the best thing is to find a moisturizer that your son´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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry skin + cracking on foreskin. Occured after soap change. Have switched back but to no avail. Have also tried baby oil.. Advise?
Penile implant 10/30 - pain and skin cracking w/dead skn. Body lotion&/or aspercreme? Any other recons/tips welcome for pain free recovery thx
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?
Wound care: Keeping the wound clean and then lightly moistened will generally expedite healing. Avoid abrading the area. Sitz baths are often recommended but are not necessary. A gentle shower head spray works as well. Mild soaps such as cetaphil with restoraderm work well followed by aquaphor ointment perfomred 3 times a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Open cut somewhat skin was red. I stepped on rusty steps do I have to worry about tetanus? Or split skin open cut with red inside hurts bad
Yes and No: Yes... one can get a Tdap shot if the person is an adult and hasn't gotten a Td or Tdap shot in the last 10 years, regardless of the current incident. No... if the person's tetanus shot within the past 10 years was Td or Tdap, there is no special worry about tetanus in such scenarios. ...Read more