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The skin near my thumb nail is always cut and doesn't heal, is there any treatment for that?
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Dr. Tracy Berg
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In brief: Dry skin cracks
If your skin is dry, thickened, flaky, calloused and/or cracked then gently cleanse your skin before bed.
Apply vaseline in a thick layer to your hands. Cover your hands with clean socks to avoid spreading vaseline. Your skin should be better after a week of this intense moisture treatment. If not, you might have a skin infection.

In brief: Dry skin cracks
If your skin is dry, thickened, flaky, calloused and/or cracked then gently cleanse your skin before bed.
Apply vaseline in a thick layer to your hands. Cover your hands with clean socks to avoid spreading vaseline. Your skin should be better after a week of this intense moisture treatment. If not, you might have a skin infection.
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