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Rash on Hands

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  • Posted By: Alleykatt6
  • April 3, 2008
  • 07:58 PM

Help! I have had a nasty rash on both hands for about 2 years now. I have been to several dermatologists as well as GPs. I've had diagnoses from ringworm to eczema. Nothing has helped, Cortisone, Cloderm, or steroids. On my left hand, it is a spot the size of a quarter on the back of my hand by my thumb. It is very red, dry, and has small bumps on it that weep clear fluid. It itches like crazy, but not constantly. The same rash is on the base of my middle finger of my right hand. The skin will become very dry and peel off from time to time and then seem to go away for a while. After about 2 days it returns full force. I am getting very frustrated and it is embarassing to have to come up with an excuse when people ask me about it. Thank you for any and all help you can offer.

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