How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask dermdoc19 Your Own Question
dermdoc19, Dermatologist
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 4069
Experience:  30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
Type Your Dermatology Question Here...
dermdoc19 is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have some knuckles that are red and dry. What causes that?

Customer Question

I have some knuckles that are red and dry. What causes that?
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: For several months. They are little painful at times. I don't know what makes them better or worse.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I'm diabetic. I have dry skin, especially on my forehead.
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 6 days ago.

Hi. Welcome to JustAnswer. My name is Uzair.
I am reviewing your post and will get back to your reply momentarily.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 6 days ago.

Please attach a photo of the knuckles if you can?

Do you have any pain in small joints of hands or morning stiffness?