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Suggest treatment for cuts on the fingers

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Dr. Geeta Sundar

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Posted on Mon, 3 Apr 2017 in Lump
Question: what causes tiny cuts on my fingers, very painful & will not heal

I have changed dish soaps, playtex gloves & lined gloves. Nothing worked, I used Neosporin as hand cream, help me...
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Answered by Dr. Geeta Sundar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
this is a form of dermatitis or eczema

Detailed Answer:
Hi welcome to Health care magic,
this is a form of dermatitis or eczema-and will heal in two weeks with the following treatment.
Make a dilute solution of potassium permanganate in XXXXXXX warm water in a bowl (light pink).
Dip your hands in it for 10 minutes.
Remove, dry and apply a steroid cream.
Repeat twice a day.
Continue 2 weeks after healing.
Now wear gloves while dealing with detergents/soaps to avoid recurrence.
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