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Doctor insights on: Thickening Of The Skin On The Fingers

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Hands started itching 1 week ago. No visible rash. Some skin-colored thickened skin on fingers, peeling. No change in hydration, products, foods.

Hands started itching 1 week ago.  No visible rash.  Some skin-colored thickened skin on fingers, peeling.  No change in hydration, products, foods.

Possible eczema: Sounds like eczema-Contact Dermatits. However, there is usually a rash in this situation. Are you using any new soap or hand lotion? You can try 1% Hydrocortisone Cream over the counter. ...Read more

Thickened Skin On Fingers (Definition)

Thickening of the skin is where a part of person's skin becomes unusually tough, dense, or rough. This can happen with certain diseases, or may be a natural response to abrasion or ...Read more


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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?

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 more

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Finger main skin main derd?

Finger  main skin main derd?

Makes no sense: Please ask question again. The way you have this worded does not make sense to me. ...Read more

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How can I stop chewing the skin off my fingers?

How can I stop chewing the skin off my fingers?

See details: How do you break any bad habit? By making a conscious effort not to continue doing it. ...Read more

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What should I do if i ripped 2 layers if skin off my finger?

What should I do if i ripped 2 layers if skin off my finger?

Simply stop doing it: It would not cause serious problem. But you'd better cover it with bandaid to let it regrow. I assume it did not cause bleeding yet. ...Read more

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I have something rare on my finger skin and want to know what is it?

I have something rare on my finger skin and want to know what is it?

Show it to a doctor.: A questionable finding on your skin should be examined in person by a physician. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Cut finger tip on a mandolin. Should i leave the skin on? Or cut it off?

Cut finger tip on a mandolin. Should i leave the skin on? Or cut it off?

Maybe not: If the piece is very small, just apply a small amount of vaseline from a tube or aquaphor twice a day and it should fall off on its own. Cover it with a band aid. ...Read more

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I have a lot of skin coming off my finger tips what should I fo i don't know how it started and when

I have a lot of skin coming off my finger tips what should I fo i don't know how it started and when

Moisterise and soa: Soak hand in warm --hot olive oil for 10 minutes and then in nice hot wax . Put cotton socks on hands at night with good moisturizing cream . Massage hand and good skin vitamin would help donot pick on skin. ...Read more