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What causes white, thick and wrinkled skin with itchy bumps on the palms?

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

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Posted on Tue, 6 Sep 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: Skin on palms turned thick, white, wrinkled and bumpy in shower. Mild pain and scratchy sensation (no itch). Most symptoms disappeared when dry but small, flat warts remain.
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 59 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hyperkeratosis of palms

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query and photograph.
You have developed hyperkeratosis of palms.
It can be treated with the use of a combination of urea and lactic acid cream.
It comes with various trade names like xerina, cotaryl etc.
You can use any of these.
Apply the cream and leave it overnight.
Try this for a month.
You should get relief.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Veerisetty Shyamkumar
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Follow up: Dr. Rahul Kumar 16 hours later
Should i assume this is hereditary or environmental in nature? Once It happens, can it happen again or worsen?
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 38 hours later
Brief Answer:
Environmental

Detailed Answer:
Hello
It's more of environmental in nature.
Try to note what aggravates it.
It might be detergent or any plant product.
Try to avoid these substance.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Priyanka G Raj
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