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hello. i have a problem with my hands. i get small, hard to

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hello. i have a problem with my hands. i get small, hard to see itchy lumps under my skin on my hands, the skin then lifts/raises (looking like a popped blister) my hands are now peeling all over. this has happened a few time this year. i am a carer and use synthetic powder free gloves in work and wash my hand frequently. any idea? could i be allergic to the gloves? many thanks
Submitted: 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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you could have several possible issues.

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you could have very dry skin dermatitis

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you could be allergic to your gloves

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you could have psoriasis on your hands or lichen planus of your hands.

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you could be having Dyshidrotic Eczema of your hands.

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you really need to see your GP doctor and get your hands examined and see if prescription creams can help

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you might need a steroid cream on your hands to help decrease inflammation and these blisters.

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you have tried moisturizing and antifungal creams which don't seem to work.

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do you have a GP doctor who can look at your hands?

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you might need a skin biopsy of your hands to know for sure what is going on as well.

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a dermatologist can do that.

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