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Itching in hand, red spots,finger pulp is shredding skin

hi... i m mbbs student..i m getng severe itching on my hand.. d palmar aspect its more..i can c sum kind of resd spots beneath the skin ... nd my finger pulp is shredding little little skin.. d hands are no more soft to touch nd itching is severe.. not able to tolerate...earlier had this pblm..which always heald on its d itchng was not dat severe....pls help..
Asked On : Thu, 12 Apr 2012
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this condition is called pompholyx.

the treatment would be application of steroid cream like mometasone furoate 0.1% once a day for 10 days over the palms and

oral antihistaminic tablet like tab. loratidine 5 mg once a day will help you out with the itching.

in case there is any pus filled lesion, then it is infected, a topical antibiotic cream i.e fucidin will be effective.

in case you sweat a lot over your palms that will have to be taken care of as well.
please feel free to ask me in case you have any queries.
Answered: Fri, 18 May 2012
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