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Split Skin On Fingers Causes
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
Tiny scab like papules? Vesicles? on palm, and inside of middle finger, and joint of thumb, appeared overnight. appear to be 2 inline pairs on palm.
See a doc: For an evaluation . Can't diagnose rashes without seeing. Sounds like a viral illness . ...Read more
Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry ?
Knuckle wrinkles: Wrinkles on the knuckles are natural and allow the motion for example when making a fist. As a rheumatologist, it is the loss or lack or wrinkles that may be a sign of disease. ...Read more
Doubt: Herpes is called genital when it appears on the genitals. It is however very contagious. It is often transferred to the cuticle area of the fingers because it requires open skin to skin transmission. If you have a hangnail don't touch an open genital lesion!If you have blisters on your palms and feet you should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Dry, flaky skin on the top area of my pinky finger for about 2months. Very itchy and looks like small blisters. Unhealthy nail. ?
New skin cleanser?: Could be due to exposure to a new skin cleanser. Should return to normal in a few days ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Could periodic rapid thickening (then splitting and peeling) of skin on tips of all fingers and toes combined with rust colored pits on finger pads indicate an autoimmune problem?
Its possible: Rough, thick skin on the finger tips with cracks and discoloration can be related to repeated exposure to chemicals/dry environment. This can also be seen is polymyositis and dermatomyositis which are autoimmune diseases involving primarily the muscles and skin respectively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alien Abduction?: In general,a blister is caused either by thermal injury, extreme cold injury or extreme friction and/or pressure applied intensely and/or for prolonged time period.Blood may or may not accumulate,but is usually from friction.If a blister just pops up out of nowhere you might consider a bizarre"autoimmune"problem(what kind depends on your age,etc)but blood blisters between every digit?You a jogger? ...Read more
Sun damage: Does not have to be dry to peel. The sun actually blisters up the skin and you slough the outer layer, dry or not. ...Read more
Finger tips -answer: What are these bruises? This could be a circulation problem. Do your fingers change color in the cold? These could be blood clots. The skin peeling could be "mechanics hands". This can be seen is certain muscle problems. Also certain skin rashes can do this. You need to see your doctor and have him or her have you see a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
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