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Relief for Severely Dry, Cracked Hands

Overview While most dry skin is the result of lifestyle choices related to diet, cleansing routines and sun exposure, severely dry, cracked hands could indicate a more serious condition, warn doctors at the Mayo Clinic. Prior to seeking relief for...

How to Heal Dry Cracked Hands

Overview Cracked dry skin on the hands and fingers is a sure sign that winter is here. Skin may become painful during cold weather, when the heat is on day and night, pulling humidity out of the air and out of our skin. Combining topical treatments...

Dry Cracking Skin on the Hands & Fingers

Overview With the wrong conditions, such as exposure to allergens, excessive washing or hereditary traits, dry skin can turn from mild redness into a painful cracking and peeling skin problem. Hands and fingers are two of the most common sites of s...

What Is Good for Extremely Dry Hands?

Overview Having dry, chapped hands isn't only an issue of having unattractive flakes or merely a problem of obnoxious rough finger edges snagging on bed sheets and nylons. Extremely dry hands can also be painful. Many people work or live in environ...

Dry Skin Treatment for Hands

Overview Philip Tierno, M.D., of the New York University Medical Center, notes in his 2004 book, "The Secret Life of Germs," that the hands carry nearly 80 percent of all infectious diseases, including the common cold, pneumonia and salmonella. Han...

Why Do People Get Dry Hands?

Overview Dry skin on the hands, also known to the medical profession as xerosis or asteatosis, is a fact of life since the hands are continuously exposed to the environment. A regular system of prevention is required to ensure that hands do not con...

What Are the Treatments for Dry Hands?

Dry skin is caused by a lack of water in the outer layer of skin known as the stratum corneum, notes the University of Iowa. When the skin is properly hydrated, it works to retain natural skin oils, which keep the skin soft and supple. Any number of...

What Is Good for Dry Hands?

Overview Dry, chapped hands are sore and uncomfortable, especially in harsh, cold climates and during exposure to the elements. A good moisturizer is your first step to dry hand relief, but the American Academy of Dermatology and American Osteopath...

How to Take Care of Very Dry Hands

Overview Chafing, peeling, flaking, itching and cracked skin are all signs of very dry hands. Very dry skin is not only unsightly, it is also painful. APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.) explains that li...

How to Treat Dry Hands After Wearing Rubber Gloves

Overview Nurses, doctors, paramedics and other professionals who regularly work with the public have to change their gloves and wash their hands dozens of times in the course of one shift. That rapid glove changing also applies to those who use rub...