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Thick Skin Between Thumb And Forefinger
The skin around my finger nails have become callous like with the skin underneath the nail growing thick and hard connecting to the nail. Why?
Thick skin sub nails: hello~ just as you can get toe-nail fungus you can also get fungus infection of the finger nails and it looks just as u describe. You should have the diagnosis confirmed by a dermatologist and then if you are not pregnant and not TTFP, he can prescribe LAMISIL (terbinafine) tabs 1 daily for 90 days and this usually cures it. LAMISIL (terbinafine) pills is $$$ if u are not covered. thanks ...Read more
Pain around top of hand between thumb and index finger and tingling around tip of index finger.Feels like a scalded pain.
Radial nerve pain??: You are describing pain in the distribution of the radial nerve. That comes out of your neck and goes thru your armpit and down your arm to your hand. Your problem could arise anywhere along there. Talk to your doc and if necessary see a neurologist. England is famous for its great neurology. ...Read more
How can I prevent painful, monthly peeling of skin on fingers between distal knuckle and cuticle? I keep my hands moisturized.
Need a diagnosis: I cannot clearly clarify what your diagnosis is. In the wintertime skin is dryer. You need to discuss this with your dermatologist. ...Read more
Maybe: If it stays sore and painful and there is less motion in the fingers after a couple of days i would recommend getting an x-ray. ...Read more
What is excessive swelling after hand surgery with blue purplish skin top of hand around knuckles and up to middle joint in fingers?
Sub cutaneous: Bleeding, post op- go back ; see the surgeon who preformed the surgery- probably not to worry just healing process in your case, . ...Read more
Itchy between toes, hurts to walk, toes may be slightly swollen, skin feels tight, peeling skin with a few wounds between toes and on top of toes. ?
Foot fungus: You most likely have a fungal infection called Athletes foot or tinea pedis. Get some Lamisil (terbinafine) or Lotrimin cream OTC and use it twice daily. Expose your feet to the air by wearing flip flops or sandals. Soak the feet in white vinegar or Epsom salts daily. If it doesn't improve or you see red streaks going up your leg see a doctor immediately. ...Read more
Hi I have a weird peice of muscle sticking out of my thumb in the skin between my thumb and index finger what is it?
Are you referring to the adductor pollicis muscle ?
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My finger tip skin hardens and forms a sensitive callous- like layer around my nails. Preexisting callouses swell and have a yellowish color. Help!
Small pealike lump under my armpit, not visible smaller than a pea, can grab with thumb and forefinger and kinda moves with the skin?
My right big toe and fourth toe throb with pain at the tips and the nail is growing thick and discolored and the skin around the nail is rough?
Dry, flaky skin on the top area of my pinky finger for about 2months. Very itchy and looks like small blisters. Unhealthy nail. ?
See details: It is impossible to offer specifics without being able to examine the hand. See your primary care or an orthopedist. ...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
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