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My skin on my hands is very red and irritated.?

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Dr. Brett King
Dermatology

In brief: Gentle skin care

Hands often become dry and irritated in the winter and may become red as a result.
Now that spring is here, your problem may improve. Regardless, you should practice gentle skin care, as in minimize hand washing, use gentle soap (like cetaphil), and moisturize frequently. For very dry hands, use something thick enough that it needs to be scooped out of tub or squeezed out of a bottle.

In brief: Gentle skin care

Hands often become dry and irritated in the winter and may become red as a result.
Now that spring is here, your problem may improve. Regardless, you should practice gentle skin care, as in minimize hand washing, use gentle soap (like cetaphil), and moisturize frequently. For very dry hands, use something thick enough that it needs to be scooped out of tub or squeezed out of a bottle.
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