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The inside of my thumb has been peeling down to the last

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The inside of my thumb has been peeling down to the last layer cracking and painful on and off for past 6 months every doctor gives me steroid cream or antibiotics nothing is working please if anyone knows I would be forever great full it hurts so bad
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: When I put a big bandaid on it it helps but then I loose more skin
JA: I'm trying to find the right Doctor for you right now. As soon as they are ready, I will let you know.
Customer: It has been like this since august
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I keep catching cellulitis as well maybe they are connected I don't know
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

sounds like eczema

do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I don't think it is because I've Ben told that by 5 other doctors and it hurts it is an open sore on my thumb almost one square inch its big right where I bend it
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

can you attach a picture?

sometimes severe dishydrotic eczema looks like this on the hands

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
It won't let me I don't know why I have an iPhone 6 thank u but this was another dead end I feel doc have a nice day
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

you can email a pic to me

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

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