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Skin hardens peels cracks fingertips

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Have peeling fingertips. Applied hand cream. Could it be keratolysis?

keratolysis but years ago a Dermatologist diagnosed my condition as peeling of the fingertips. When I wet or wash my hands it makes my fingers soft and the skin peels. I pick at the skin and bite my nails ...
 

Fingertips with atrophy, cracking, slow healing cuts. on interferon, ribavirin, victrelis for HCV. anemia as side effect. Treatment for peeling ?

what can i do to heal my fingertips that are peeling,in atrophy, cracking, have slow to heal cuts. i am in treatment for HCV ( interferon , ribavirin , victrelis ) and have anemia as a side effect. ...
 

I have dark dry patches on my right index fingertip,

I have dark dry patches on my right index fingertip, that runs from the tip to the middle of my ... middle finger. There are also 1 on my left hand index fingertip and my thumb fingertip ...
 

What causes peeling up of skin from finger tips and elbows?

My fingertips and elbows started peeling. Palms and soles of feet were red and itchy for about 1 week before the skin started peeling. ...
 

Having hardening of fingertips with soreness. Drinking water, feeling dehydrated and thirsty. Any solution?

I'm having a hardening of my fingertips with soreness. There are areas under several nails that are callused and extends to the cuticles. If I press my fingertips, the indentation remains for quite some time ...
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Recurring cold, fever, skin peeling on fingertips, weakness. Remedy?

use to suffer from same problems. Even I have fingertips skin peeling problems. Before two months, my fingertips skins was normal, but now it is with wrinkle . From last 3-4 days I feel weakness also. Please ...
 

Skin on hands become hard, no feeling on fingertips. Air bubble started appearing. Possible cause?

The skin on both my hands begin to harden to the point that I really have no sense of feeling in my fingertips or in my palms. After a few days, little air bubble begin to appear and then the skin starts ...
 

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 ...
 

Child have skin peeling in fingertips, high fever and itching rashes

I am a school nurse and have seen a 7 yr old boy today with peeling, sloughing skin on his fingertips of both hands. He had an elevated temp last week and I sent him home for an itching rash on his ...
 

Painful swollen deep cracks On fingertips.

I work as a cashier in a very busy travel stop. At times giving out the change is so very painful I can barely tolerate the pain. The pain also slows me down. At times bleeding occurs. Also am constantly wiping down & cleaning may counters and...
 

Skin on fingertips bleeds after hardening and splitting causing extreme pain. What could it associated with?

The skin on my fingertips hardens, then splits and bleeds--very painful and sensitive. It may take a month or two to completely heal. It doesn t seem to be associated with cold weather, as it happens ...
 

Dry skin on fingertips and thumb. Diagnosed as cryptosis. Want information on it

Hi my name is Ineke, I m an ex-nurse, now into complimentary health and I m trying to get some info for a friend. She has very dry skin on her hands, mostly fingertips and thumb. Her G.P. diagnosed ...
 

What does a sudden onset of blanching of skin from elbows to fingertips indicate?

Could you tell be what a sudden onset of blanching of skin from elbows to fingertips could indicate? It resolved within a half hour with warmth and light friction. His vitals were normal but he complained ...
 

Does a dog bite causing fingertip lumps with coldness need rabies vaccination?

hi doctor i was recently just slightly bit by my friends dog at the weekend the dog did not pierce the skin fully on my finger but it left its teeth marks. I have noticed tiny little white bumps appearing ...
 

Circular patch on elbow, itchy, treated as anti fungal and eczema, spreading on legs, chest, face, lips and fingertips. Strep?

My daughter had one small circular patch of itchy skin on an elbow . It was originally diagnosed ... on her arms, back of her legs chest, face, lips and fingertips. It is sometimes circular, sometimes like ...
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My mothers fingertips are really badly cracked and peeling and break into a cut at the slightest thing any idea what can cause it
she must be having allergy to the detergents, let her stop and start using moisturisers. she has to restrict her washing activities. consult a dermatologist to rule out fungal infection of the palm and fingers and nails
 
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 have a small (half of a fingertip) sized lump under the skin at the base of the back of my neck. Its red and painful.
Hi, Thanks for writing to HCM. It must be a boil...take a course of antibiotic and analgesic... it will subside. Get well soon. Dr. Ashish Verma
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