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Dr Basu, Doctor (other than dermatologist)
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I need help with my hands and feet specially. They are kinda

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Hi i need help with my hands and feet specially. They are kinda dry and wrinkles on it. Also my skin is very dry
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: The weather here in uk seems it get it worse Health is okay Just the skin in my hands and feet
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I don't think so

Dear Customer: Greetings, this is Dr. Basu, experienced Medical Specialist and former attending physician of Harvard Medical School. I am board-certified with many years of experience. I did review your inquiry and I am hoping to give you at least some high-quality guidance here.

Please give me some time to review your concerns. Please be patient with me as I am on and off the computer so responses can be delayed at times, but I will be glad to help.

Have you tried any treatment?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Just a lotion but seems nothings working

Are you able to post a photo of the rash for better evaluation?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.

Which lotion you used?

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
File attached (4423L4M)
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
File attached (5PG42G4)
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Just a normal lotion
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I work as a nurse
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
handwashing makes my hands more wrinkly i think in addition to the weather

Thanks again for the photos.

You do have dry skin related dermatitis.

Sometimes this can be caused by underlying hypothyroidism --you should get tested for that.

For dryness you can use Urea 10% cream twice daily.

Over the counter Hydrocortisone 1% ointment (Cortizone 10) can be tried meanwhile 2 times daily.

Hydrocortisone is weak steroid will reduce inflammation at the rash areas and promote healing.

Please use Petrolatum jelly twice daily to prevent dryness.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you for that i will try those
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Any lotion you recommend for this
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
For my body

Yes same as above --will work in 2- weeks easily.

Dr Basu and other Dermatology Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thanks!

Best wishes

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Dr is the hydrocortisone 1% needs prescription?

No