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What causes dryness and dark discoloration of palms and soles?

my palms and center of my soles ar turning dark and dry. these patches looks faded when oil is applied. but again it becomes dark. this is there for the last 6 months. my nails especially in the leg are turning black. the outer side of palm mainly the fingers and fingers on the leg are also dark. i would be grateful if you can suggest something to mitigate this.
Tue, 17 May 2016
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I really appreciate your concern, this is the symptoms may indicative of blood circulation disturbances, Raynaud's disease or phenomenon, it may be allergic condition, on tentative basis hydrocortisone can be applied but final diagnosis is must, hope this information helps.
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