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Dry scaly patch on knuckle

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What to do for red dry patches on knuckles?

Hello. Both of my children have red, dry patches on their knuckles. It can be itchy at times ... weather...so I m wondering if it could just be extreme dry skin? Any suggestions? Thanks! ...
 

What causes itchy sore on the knuckle?

Hi, I have a sore on my knuckle that has been here for about 6 months. It started off as a patch of dry skin and most recently has spread over my entire knuckle (right hand, pinky). The skin is really ...
 

What could circular patches of skin on knuckles and fingers that peels away along with dry skin indicate?

for a month or so now, I ve noticed scaly circular patches of skin on some of my knuckles and fingers. I can peel the patch away to reveal slightly pink skin underneath. they do not hurt or burn ...
 

Dark patch on knuckle, not itchy, same odor as rest of foot, scaly. Causes and treatment?

My right big toe has a darker patch on the knuckle. it s not particularly itchy and doesn t smell any different to the rest of the foot . slightly scaly , enough to make the crease in the knuckle more ...
 

Peeling skin on fingertips and knuckles, raised and dry patches on torso, eczema

My hands are peeling around the fingertips and on my knuckles, I ve also found dry patches on my torso and shoulder blades. The dry patches are sometimes raised and sort of flakey. I have eczema ...
 

Raised nodule on the knuckle. No pain. Need to be treated?

My daughter has an odd condition on her middle knuckle of her middle finger . It is hard and dry ... knuckle. She has had it for years. Doesn t seem to bother her (as far as pain etc) but is an eye sore. Can ...
 

Is scabs on knuckles and hands due to allergic reaction?

I have scabs on my knuckles, my hands are very dry and the skin of my hands seems wrinkled. It could be scabies but I am not sure as I dont feel itchy on the rest of my body like I have no itching ...
 

Red eyelids, puffiness, flakiness, dry eyes. Red patches on fingers, swollen knuckles. Related?

along with flaky, sore feet that have formed hard spots, and rough, dry, red patches on my hands .... They re heavy (so I always feel tired), and my vision is a little bit blurry.My eyes are also very dry ...
 

Rough, dry patches on knuckles, elbows, using hand lotion which gives short time relief. Indication of disease?

I have rough dry patches on my knuckles. most of the times it is confined to the pinky finger knuckles but sometimes it is on my other if not all of the other knuckles. I also have very dry rough ...
 

Have circular patch of skin that is extremely itchy. Located on my index fingers knuckle. When scratched liquid comes. Suggestions?

I have this circular patch of skin that is extremely itchy and had tiny bumps on it. It is extremely itchy at times and is located on my hand near the index fingers knuckle. When I scratch ...
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Child having scabs on knuckles. Cause of concern?

I just noticed my 5 years old has a rashy scab on his knuckles. Looks like he got in a fight. He said nothing happened and it just showed up. Possibly just from the cold dry air? There are no other ...
 

Discolored and rough patches on knuckles. Want second opinion.

I do medical work in Tanzania and for the last few months my knuckles have formed discolored and rough patches around them. Please see medical conditions... Issue: I've noticed these things on my skin ...
 

Want advice on discoloration on knuckles and rough patches around them.

I do medical work in Tanzania and for the last few months my knuckles have formed discolored and rough patches around them. Please see my medical history... Issue: I've noticed these things on my skin ...
 

Red and itchy rashes appeared on knuckles and wrist. Any treatment?

My 17 year old son has a bright red rash that appears solely on his knuckles and wrist of both hands, not the areas in between. Nothing on the palms or in between fingers. Small patches of bumps ...
 

Knuckles have discolored and rough patches. Do not think it is B12 deficiency.

I do medical work in Tanzania and for the last few months my knuckles have formed discolored and rough patches around them. Please see my medical history... Issue: I've noticed these things on my skin ...
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Hi, i have dry, cracked skin that bleeds on my fingertips. My knuckles are getting like that also. What can I do? Thank you.
It can happen due either to vitamin deficiency (especially vit. B6) OR weather. Cant take multivitamin supplements. Can apply petroleum jelly after washing hands. Jelly has to be applied within 1 minutes of making skin dry, otherwise it won't help. Regards.
 
I was playing basket ball and hurt my finger it is a day later and it is swollen and purple black on back knuckle and base and green on knuckle ans base
The injury part need to be x-ray to rule out the fracture part till then you can try Tab Diclofenac 50 mg once in day.
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