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How to Treat Dry Hands

How to Treat Dry Hands How to Treat Dry Hands

Overview

You use your hands for almost every daily activity. Your hands can become rough, dry and chapped with repeated exposure to harsh cleaning products, hot water, dry weather, and numerous other factors. According to the University of Iowa Department of Dermatology, the skin on your hands is particularly susceptible to dryness and cracking, and may even bleed through the cracks. Luckily, you don't have to suffer endlessly from this common, painful condition. In most cases, you can help your hands heal without a visit to the dermatologist.

Step 1

Shower or bathe in lukewarm water. According to dermatologist Jeanine Downie in a February 20, 2007, interview with ABC News' "Go