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Dr. Arnold Zuckman
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Thick Skin (Overview)

Thick skin is skin that is unusually tough and dense. Thickened skin may be due to abnormal material accumulating in the skin.


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What causes thick skin under the toenail the nail is curving around the thickened skin buildup

What causes thick skin under the toenail the nail is curving around the thickened skin buildup

Probable Fungus: Sounds like toenail fungus causing build up under nail and nail changes. Topical or oral medication can help. Visit a local podiatrist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Arnold Zuckman
32 doctors shared insights

Thick Skin (Overview)

Thick skin is skin that is unusually tough and dense. Thickened skin may be due to abnormal material accumulating in the skin.


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Is it bad to have thick skin?

Is it bad to have thick skin?

Not necessarily : You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. This way you can make sure there is nothing else causing this problem. ...Read more

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Thick skin under my fingernails how to treat?

Thick skin under my fingernails how to treat?

FUNGUS INFECTION: It is treated with oral antifungal rx like Lamisil (terbinafine) 250 mg. Daily x 3 months. Make sure to check liver function tests. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for thickened skin?

What is the best treatment for thickened skin?

It depends: To better answer your question, we'd need to know what the cause of the thickened skin is. And we'd need to know the location. Thickened skin could be the result of psoriasis, eczema, poor hygiene, etc. So without additional information, it's difficult to answer your question. ...Read more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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How do you get rid of thick skin on feet soles?

How do you get rid of thick skin on feet soles?

Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal is your best bet, although its white unusual to have hair on the soles of your feet. ...Read more

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I finished my bc pill 3 days ago and last night i suffered cramps and this morning thick thick skin, quite large was on my sanitary pad, what is it?

I finished my bc pill 3 days ago and last night i suffered cramps and this morning thick thick skin, quite large was on my sanitary pad, what is it?

Thick skin discharge: The passage of skin like tissue in menstrual flow is called an endometrial cast.Occasionally the entire endometrial lining comes out during the menstrual flow and can cause cramps when its coming out.It can be normal but please see your gyn for further evaluation. ...Read more