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Why Does My Skin Crack On My Fingers
Uncertain: 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. Would get checked. ...Read more
Normal: This is fairly normal. The skin that is up against the nail easily damaged and constantly changing & experience regrowth as the nail grows. Also, we use the tips of the fingers so much that the tissues around the nails undergo a lot of stress and minor trauma. Try using hand moisturizer to alleviate some of the peeling, and keep your nails short and clean. ...Read more
Hand Dermatitis : Hand dermatitis may be due to several/combination of different causes. These may include a genetic predisposition, underlying dermatologic condition, and/or exposure to environmental irritants/allergens, such as those that may occur during work (occupational dermatitis). Nickel is a common allergen that may also be found in food (http://www.Athenaallergy.Com/nickel-allergy-diet.Html). ...Read more
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
Why does my hand turn white and tingle? Underneath my hand it itched and i felt a little bump and it happens on both hands. My pinky throbs+feels cold
Does it involve cold: If this occurs when your hand/fingers are exposed to cold, you may have something called raynauds phenomenon. This can occur by itself which is usually not worrisome but can also occur in other conditions such as crest syndrome and other rheumatological disorders. A full history and physical exam is paramount. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What Is this permanent rash across my forehead and behind my ears and around my nose? It itches when I sweat. My skin peel on fingers and feet.
Why do I have small dot like dents, bumps and vertical lines on my hand nails? And why does my feet nails crack/split?
Fungus: Is certainly one possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
You need to get: The fluid out and express the liquid. Use a sterile pin and make two separate holes in each blister. Get the fluid out, leave the roof of the blister intact, and apply antibiotic ointment. If you are skittish about doing it yourself have a podiatrist do it. It's relatively painless. ...Read more
Hi! I have itchy colorless spots on my hands and feet that are insanely itchy. I have then on my palms, the back of my hands, on my feet too!
It would: help answering your question if you could 1/ Provide more information...any allergies?? exposures to viral illnesses??? 2. Attach a picture Ask question again with additional info! Dr Z ...Read more
Topical steroids: Are the treatment of choice.Get a more detailed answer ›
Part of the illness: Some people become allergic to the bacteria that cause acne. My question to you is why you still have the pimples. If someone is preventing you from getting 21st-century treatment, you're big enough now to phone your physician and ask to be seen. If topical benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid has not cleared you, we can add something that can. This is the 21st century. Let us help. ...Read more
Mostly from drying: There is that histamine release in people who exercise for the first time after prolonged time of not doing it. This opens up the blood vessels to allow evaporation and get rid of the heat. The histamine is an allergy component that allows other same chemicals to be released and cause itching but the drying and evaporation also causes the itching effect. ...Read more
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