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Recently my fingertips have started to crack and the skin on

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hi, recently my fingertips have started to crack and the skin on the palm of my hands have started to peel. Both very sensitive to touch
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


There are many possibilities

Dry skin

Eczema: this is most common.

Other skin disease.

The treatment is a moisturizer, and in the case of eczema, often a cortisone cream.

However, you need a magnified exam from a doctor in person.

I would be glad to look at a picture here:

autoimmune disease, psoriasis and other problems are possible.

OK, so that is an initial answer….

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Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.

You can attach a picture here, or upload it to and give me the direct link

Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.

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