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Cracking skin, change in color, occurs in dry weather

Hi, my foot fingers used to crack from beneath and then the skin colour of the fingers started changing and it started spreading towards the joint of my fingers. The skin on the affected area also became rough. The skin on the affected area is different from the normal skin. These cracks occur generally in dry weathers while the change in colour persists even in moist weather. Now I m seeing the roughness as small patches on my waist and my inner thighs. The affected area on the inner thigh is increasing. It looks like as it has sunburn .
Asked On : Thu, 20 Sep 2012
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Hi the symptoms u mentioned are common due to xerosis of may be aggravated if u work i n water.excessive washing of the clothes.
Starts as cracks then on repeated itching dark pigmentation along with scaling occurs.
It can be treated by keeping the feet in lukewarm water for 15 min .then tap it to dry and apply moisteriser daily and apply dipsalic ointment over the lesions
Answered: Thu, 5 Sep 2013
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